Facilities Operative

  • Job Reference: 58137
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £29,767 to £33,148
  • Bonus/Benefits: +Benefits
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Facilities Operative
Location: Minley, Hampshire
Compensation: £29,767-£33,148.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 58137


At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Facilities Operative at our Minley, Hampshire site.

The role:

As a Facilities Operative, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary including the installation, testing, servicing, removal, replacement, maintenance, and repair of a range of equipment.

Day-to-day, you'll support the self-delivery of planned and reactive maintenance activities across the Royal School of Military Engineering Estate (RSME). To ensure that statutory and mandated requirements are met within legal and contractual timescales.

Main responsibilities will be:

  • Carry out all aspects of fabric and mechanical and electrical maintenance
  • Predominantly (but not limited to) basic plumbing, painting and fabric repair, legionella prevention tasks, gutter clearing, meter reading and lots more.
  • Undertake installation, testing, servicing, removal, replacement, maintenance and repair of a range of equipment, as part of planned preventative and reactive maintenance programmes
  • Responsible for the quality of your own work, possibly others' and ensuring the work is completed safely, meets stakeholder quality, time and budget requirements, whilst maintaining the efficient running of equipment

This position involves manual work. This could include lifting, bending, using tools or standing for extended periods of time.

This role is full time, 40 hours per week and is based onsite at Minley, Hampshire.

Essential experience of the Facilities Operative:

  • First principles relating to the operation and maintenance of appropriate plant and equipment
  • Relevant industry health and safety standards, regulations, and environmental and regulatory requirements
  • Maintenance and operational practices, processes and procedures covering a range of plant and equipment

Qualifications for the Facilities Operative:

  • Level 2 English and mathematics
  • Driving licence

Security Clearance:

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.
Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

What we offer:


* Generous holiday allowance
* Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
* Employee share scheme
* Employee shopping savings portal
* Payment of Professional Fees
* Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
* Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
* 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International:

For over a century, Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 26/07/2024