Maintenance Operative - Fork lift driver

Undisclosed Company
Southampton, Hampshire
Up to £19760.00 per annum
09 Jan 2019
06 Feb 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

Position Maintenance Operative (Forklift Operator)

Location Southampton

Salary £19,760 (£9.50 per hour)

Hours Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm

My client is one of the UK's leading suppliers of modular space and portable storage solutions and they are looking to recruit a Maintenance Operative (forklift operator) to join their team in Southampton

The purpose of this role will be to assist in the transportation and stowage of a range of cabins. Prior to them going out on hire / coming off hire

Main tasks:

  • Loading and unloading units from vehicles.
  • The selections of units as required by workshop.
  • General maintenance of forklift and other MHE equipment.
  • General maintenance off the site and stowage off units.
  • Cleaning of units and fittings internally and externally.
  • Loading of a range of furniture into the cabins and removing on completion of hire.
  • Some working at height.
  • General maintenance tasks to timber, plastic and steel portable accommodation units, portable toilets etc
  • Cleaning of units and fittings internally and externally.
  • Painting exterior of units with spray equipment, roller or brush.
  • The fitting and removal of partitions & other fittings.
  • Some electrical work, some plumbing, some joinery and flooring work.
  • Loading of a range of furniture into the cabins and removing on completion of hire.
  • Occasional visits to third party sites to double stack units and install staircase and landing. Removal of same on completion of hire.

Personal Characteristics

  • Good general physical fitness.
  • Has a strong work ethic.
  • Flexible attitude to working
  • Proactive
  • Ability to work as part of a team


Counterbalance Forklift Training Certificate B3 16 ton (RTITB, ISTARR etc)

Work Experience

  • Good mix of general maintenance skills.
  • Basic understanding of H&S
  • Has an NVQ or equivalent qualification.
  • Flexible attitude to working.
  • CSCS Card holder if possible.
  • Proactive.

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