Multi Skilled Operative

Location Bristol
Discipline: Operatives & Trades
Salary: £13.18 - £17.08 per hour
Job ref: 003544
Published: 9 months ago

We are currently looking for a Multi Skilled Operative to join our highly skilled team of operatives in our Site Accommodation team in Bristol. As a multi skilled operative you will be carrying out all tasks necessary to refurbish and fit out the complete range of our buildings to the highest possible standards.


Role Details

  • Hourly Rate: £13.18 with potential to rise to £17.08 under our merit rate scheme

  • Role based: Bristol (BS10 7SD)

  • Contract type: Permanent

  • Annual leave: 24 days plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities

  • Undertake the advance preparation/decoration of all product surfaces, both internal and external

  • Carry out basic joinery tasks inclusive of partition walls, doors, windows etc

  • Carry out basic plumbing tasks inclusive of sink and toilet assembly, waste and drainage, copper and push fit fittings etc

  • Undertake basic electrics inclusive of sockets, heaters, lighting etc, supporting in the preparation and first fix, under the supervision of an electrician

  • Assist where required in the general fitting out and refurbishment of buildings both on and off site

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

  • Contributory Pension including Life Assurance Scheme

  • Included in a merit rate scheme that increases base pay

  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!


Our Ideal Candidate


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Strong operational experience in the relevant trades

  • Good level of numeracy/literacy

  • Full UK Driving Licence

  • It would also be desirable to have a CPCS Slinger Signaller Card and/or a CSCS card but these are not essential

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 remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now 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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