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Property Maintenance Apprentice

Posted: 6 Jan 2021 Closes: 7 Mar 2021
York, United Kingdom Competitive
Fixed term & Full time TSC_605431

What's in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco Maintenance a great place to work. These include but aren't limited to:
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day(plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan
  • LifeAssurance
  • Colleague Clubcard after 3 months service
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Uniform and personal protection equipment along with the right tools to ensure comfort and safety in the working environment.
OurEmployee Assistance Programmehelps you deal with life's challenges.

Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-termcharity partners
About the role

Tesco Maintenance are recruiting for Property Maintenance apprentices.
We are recruiting nationwide;London, Bradford, Brighton, Cambridge, Carlisle,Derby, Durham, Exeter, Ipswich, Kendal, Lancaster, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford,Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Slough, Swindon, Yeovil, York. You will spend 80% of yourtime in store, and the remaining 20% will be spent on off-the-job training.

At Tesco, our stores and offices could not function without the support of our Maintenance team. The primary role of a Property Maintenance Operative is to optimise the condition of our properties to a high standard, ensuring the building is safe at all times. Property Maintenance Operatives need to maintain a high level of quality and provide maximum satisfaction to colleagues and customers. They will learn and understand the mechanism of buildings; including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment. They will also deliver the first and immediate response to fault-finding; maximising quality, ensuring cost-effectiveness and delivering stores that serve Britain's shoppers a little better every day.

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.
You will be responsible for
  • Ensuring a safe environment for those who work and shop in Tesco stores and offices
  • Complying with Tesco safety, policies and procedures
  • Identifying hazards and reducing them
  • Carrying out daily maintenance; includingfire alarm testing, sprinkler testing, HVAC maintenance, building maintenance, electrical checks and checkout maintenance
  • Building effective relationships with the store leadership teams, communicating clearly on tasks and managing expectations where necessary
  • Ensuring assets are fixed in line with the agreed SLAs
  • Using the systems available to accurately record work completed and describing work thatneeds to be escalated
  • Working closely with internal service teams and external contractors
  • Meeting the necessary legal and compliance standards
  • Attending store meetings to ensure there is an understanding of maintenance issues and their level of urgency
  • Being aware of the cost implications and ensuring the most effective and efficient fix
You will need

Skills and experience needed to be great at this role:
  • Grade A-CGCSEs or equivalent, in Maths and English
  • The understanding and ability to demonstratethe importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Strong working knowledge in using smartphones and tablets
  • Good time management
  • The ability to build relationships quickly
  • Good communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Full driving licence
Ideal additional skills include:
  • A flexible attitude
  • Commitment to quality and excellence
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Persistancein the face of adversity
  • Thorough approach to work
About us

At Tesco Maintenance, it's our people that makeus one of theleading retail maintenance providers in the UK. Weoperate inover 3,500 Tesco and One Stop stores,distribution centres, Tescobanks andheadoffices, to deliver first class maintenance and engineeringsolutions andsupport.

With our comprehensive induction and technicalcompetency plan, weinvest intraining our field colleaguestohave the right level of skills and expertisefor each role; enabling safe working practices and providingfirst-rateasset managementacross our estate.Wecreate a culturewhereevery colleagueis competent, motivated andprofessional;maximising the level of support we offer to Tesco stores.

From multi-skilled, to technically-savvy technicians, we've got it covered. OurOperations andMaintenance Managers span the entirety of the UK; technically-minded individuals who support ourfieldengineersto get the job done.Our Engineering teamwork internationally to introduce a broad spectrum of award-winning new technological initiatives; from compliance testing to refrigeration, security tosustainability.

Everything we doin Tesco Maintenance is focused on supporting continuous improvement tothe overall shopping experience for our customers.


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