• Full Time
  • Birstall
  • Posted 4 months ago

Salary – £20-£25k


My client are a well established well respected company with over 50 years trading and an extensive portfolio in letting commercial premises including warehouse/factories/offices/retail/shops/ leisure.

They have around 350 units spread across the Yorkshire region, mainly in West Yorkshire. The properties range from small one unit developments to large business and industrial developments.

Due to sustained growth they are looking for a maintenance assistant to work for the maintenance manager, this is an excellent opportunity to work in a hands on role with an SME business where you will be involved in lots of areas of the business with potential to eventually move into a more senior role.


The Maintenance Assistant role will involve:


Attending units and creating a list of repairs and improvements that will be required.

These properties are mainly large industrial properties so a thorough understanding of how they are constructed is required.

Working with the maintenance manager to contact Contractors to complete the works

Helping Maintenance Manager to manage contractors who undertake the repairs.

Reading drawings and blueprints

Completing risk assessments

Using Excel, word and CRM

Take photographs whilst on site of repairs to discuss with Maintenance Manager

Other tasks to support Maintenance Manager

As you progress you will be offered opportunities to do other tasks within the business.


The ideal Maintenance Assistant will:

Have a thorough understanding of how a building is constructed (large properties)

Be proficient in Microsoft word and excel

Can read construction drawings and blueprints

Can ability to identify what repairs are required in a building

Ideally have worked in a similar background.

Be commutable to Birstall

Have Full driving licence and own car

Be Professional and have a can-do attitude

The candidate could be somebody from a trades background who is looking at something different, somebody who has recently graduated, somebody from a similar background.

The Benefits offered for the Maintenance Assistant


Salary up to £25K dependent on experience

Initially use own vehicle (you will be paid per mile) but after successfully passing probation a car or car allowance will be offered


Hours of work 9-5

20-25 days holiday

The real opportunity to progress within the business.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that believes in progressing people. The company is a privately owned SME business which will offer candidates progression and autonomy.


For more information on the role please contact Chris Mitchell on 07731569594 or email chris.mitchell@cnmrecruitment.co.uk

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