General Operative

Posted 17 November 2023
Job type Contract/temporary
Discipline Public Sector
Reference10540 - M
Contact NameRachel Dignam Kehoe

Job description

What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment are seeking to recruit a General Operative for our client, based in the Kilkenny Area.

This is a Temporary Role. 3 Month contract


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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for such duties as are assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Foreman. 

  • Use wheelbarrows, ladders, hoists, tools, shovels and pick axes in the course of their work. 

  • Use equipment for example a jack hammer, con saw and angle grinder etc. in the course of their work. 

  • Load and unload trade deliveries or equipment e.g. pipes work, radiators, concrete blocks etc. 

  • Clean plantrooms weekly. 

  • Clean maintenance yard weekly. 

  • Collect materials from suppliers and deliver to various sites as requested 

  • Carry out maintenance and repairs to include cutting, chasing of walls and floors, digging trenches, mixing cement, drilling walls for pipe work and cabling, cleaning boilers and flues. 

  • Attend tradesmen during the course of their duties. 

  • Return time sheets and invoices to administration support office. 

  • Liaise with outside contractors, as required. 

  • Carry a mobile phone, pager or other aids of communication as required. 

  • Participate in on-call rota as required advised to you by your line manager. 

  • Travel in company provided transport as directed by the Foreman or Maintenance Manager. 

  • Be accountable for all tools, stock or equipment under his/her control and to ensure that all such equipment is kept in the proper state of repair in accordance with safety standards. 

  • Carry out grounds duties including emptying all bins, keeping the grounds clean and tidy, cleaning surface water drains/gutters, delivering timber for boarding up windows, where required. 

  • Carry out shore man dutiesincluding daily inspection of sewage treatment plant, weekly cleaning and checking on site pothole water system, freeing up shores where required. 

  • Assist in the moving of plant equipment, fixtures, fittings and furniture as required 

  • Carry out waste handling duties as required 

  • Drive HSE vehicle as required. 

  • Cut grass, hedges, clean road and footpaths. 

  • Maintain courtyards and flower beds. 

  • Water flowers/general garden duties. 

  • Order material when required to do so. 

  • Stock take on store room.  

  • Participate in tool management system while working on wards.  

  • Assist with furniture relocation. 

  • Assist to contractors when required. 

  • Carry out basic carpentry, plumbing and electrical tasks may be required ie. Change toilet seats, change light bulbs and hang soap dispensers and other pieces of equipment. 

What are we looking for?

  • A valid safe pass and a full, clean drivers license is a must.  

  • High attention to detail 

  • Good communication skills 

  • Team Player 

Apply for this job now by emailing your WORD formatted CV to Rachel.

Full detailed job spec available on request.

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