General Operative

Location Donabate
Discipline: Operatives & Trades
Salary: €37,000
Job ref: 003123
Published: 12 months ago

Join the team at our Donabate office as a General Operative and you will assist in the day-to-day duties of the Operations Department with the refurbishment, fitting out and installation of hire and sales units and small projects.


As a General Operative you will maintain housekeeping in the yard and carry out painting and refurbishment.


Role Details

  • Salary: €37,000
  • Contract type: Permanent, Full-Time
  • Annual leave: 25 plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities

  • Loading and off-loading, moving cabins
  • Painting and decorating hire fleet
  • Maintaining, repairing and cleaning hire fleet
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the yard
  • Maintaining high health and safety standards, cleaning standards and quality standards
  • Ensuring compliance with all legislation, codes of practice, industry guidelines and/or Company Procedures/Policies relating to Health and Safety, inclusive of COSHH

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Contributory Pension
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

Our Ideal Candidate


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience working within a construction environment
  • Painting and decorating experience
  • Operational experience in slinger/signaller operation
  • Carpentry experience
  • A good level of numeracy and literacy
  • Education to Junior Cert standard or equivalent

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.


About Portakabin


As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.


Apply Now!


We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.


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