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Building Maintenance Operative

About the role:

This is a part time temporary role with immediate start. The role is based in Blackburn although other locations may be added if the role progresses and needs arise.

Our site is 86,000sq/ft and a former mill building and studios for Granada Television, it has since been converted to office accommodation and mixed use business centre. We are looking for someone who is flexible with their working hours and has a range of skills who can meet the needs of the building.

About You

You will be attending to calls raised by the estates and building manager; you must have a good knowledge of general property and maintenance repairs, good decorating and basic plumbing skills.

You will be working to a building maintenance schedule and sometimes to tight deadlines; you will need to have a track record in working under pressure and delivering projects on time.

We are looking for someone who has a background in commercial building, office maintenance and be familiar with the systems typically installed within them.  General building fabric maintenance would also be an advantage, covering small patch repairs, and replacing suspended ceiling tiles; the job may include some minor ground works such as maintaining path ways and flagging/pointing.  

You will be working as part of the management team to ensure that the building is maintained and that refurbishments can be undertaken in a scheduled time scale.

Role responsibility:

  • Plumbing (basic),
  • Supporting specialist contractors – labouring and assisting.
  • Painting and Decorating.
  • External Maintenance – Drains, Litter, Grounds Work.
  • Lifting and Shifting, Removals and installs of furniture.
  • Basic carpentry
  • Re-lamping.
  • PPM’s
  • General Maintenance and repairs.
  • Carpet Tile and Flooring Laying.


  • Negotiable rate
  • 16 hours per week
  • Temporary part time role, which may lead to Full Time Hours and a Permanent Position depending on requirements.

Building Maintenance Operative

Blackburn, UK
Temporary / Contract

Published on 12 Jan 2021