Fabric Operative

Permanent Full Time

The Opportunity

Are you looking for your next challenge? We currently have a opportunity for a fabric operative to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to join our PFI Northampton Schools account.

Job Title: Fabric Operative

Location: Various schools across Northampton

Hours: 40.0 per week

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,000 per annum

What will this role involve?

Successful applicant will work in a sector of 43 schools on Northampton account
General building fabric maintenance and repair to include:
Carry out scheduled building fabric PPM.
Day to day reactive joinery/fabric repairs raised on our Helpdesk.
General joinery work.
Suspended ceiling repair and replacement.
Minor wall filling and painting repairs

What are we looking for?

Fabric/joinery-based skills
Strong technical skills in Hard/Fabric FM.
Excellent planning and organisational skills for programming and managing works and services.
Excellent communication skills – Written and oral.
Basic IT skills
This role will also support both local and business zero carbon programmes, working towards zero carbon in a strategic and lean manner as and where it is appropriate.
Responsible for ensuring H&S standards are achieved across the contractExperience

Time served joiner or equivalent experience
Required technical skills within joinery/carpentry
Previous FM maintenance industry experience desirable
A basic knowledge of other trades plumbing, plastering, and painting would be an advantage

In return:

Our rewards make us feel valued here at Amey. If you're happy, you'll think better. It's a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that's why we've worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;

Competitive salary
Exceptional development and progression plan
Contributory Pension Scheme
Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchersWhy Amey?

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 11,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Please contact our recruitment team at to discuss any access needs and reasonable adjustments that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

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