Job Description

Annual salary: up to £40,000.00


North West of England

£40,000 per annum

Full time - Permanent - 42.5hrs per week

Including Company vehicle and fuel card plus overtime/callout premiums

A desire to make a positive difference wherever we operate has always been at the heart of our business. It was 30 years ago when we were a small maintenance contractor with a single van; and it still is now we are a truly national company .

What the role Involves

The successful candidate will primarily be completing repairs and maintenance work on domestic social housing properties. You will also be completing servicing as and when they are needed.

  • To ensure that ALL electrical work is carried in accordance with The Electricity Work Regulations and Mears Electrical Procedures and Policies.
  • To carry out repair work as per works orders and in accordance with standard operating procedures to ensure commercial requirements for the number of visits, quality and workmanship, service user satisfaction and costs are met.
  • To carry out Inspection and Testing on electrical work, ensuring all results are accurate and complete and to maintain all paperwork and electronic data records relevant to the work carried out and to ensure completion of the job is confirmed and a comprehensive and accurate history is available for audit purposes, which includes quality, H&S issues and for invoicing purposes
  • To seek authorisation from relevant office based approver before proceeding if work required differs from works order, and document in full any additional works carried out to ensure correct invoicing can be applied.
  • To utilise existing stock or collect materials as and when required to meet works orders, in accordance with standard operating procedures for purchasing and van stock control compliance
  • To highlight any safeguarding concerns to the relevant customer and community officer within branch as early as possible to ensure they liaise with the client in accordance with the safeguarding policy.
  • To participate in call out cover if and when required to ensure contract compliance & service user satisfaction for emergency repairs.

About you

  • City & Guilds 18h Edition
  • Minimum NVQ Level 3 Electrical Installation
  • Inspection and Testing 2391/2 or equivalent
  • Ideally social housing experience
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Excellent communication
  • Full UK manual driving license

All our roles require candidates to have the entitlement to work within the UK, Mears does not currently offer visa sponsorship.

Benefits we can offer you

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Annual Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work!
  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% weekly groceries, holidays, eye test vouchers, Share save scheme, plus much more
  • Family friendly policies
  • Company Vehicle and Fuel Card

To apply, follow the link below or to discuss your application further please contact Beth Dunford on beth.dunford mearsgroup.co.uk

To drive a Mears vehicle, you must be aged over 21 have held your licence over 3 months and have less than 9 points.

Mears Group is a Disability Confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.

Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant DBS/Security checks before commencement of employment.