Maintenance Technician – Tonbridge

Job title: Maintenance Technician

Benefits: Competitive Salary and Van

Location: Tonbridge / Sevenoaks and surrounding areas 

About us

We are Churchill Retirement Ltd, the fastest growing UK Company in the retirement house building sector.

We’re a family-run, privately-owned business and we are proud of what we do and the people we work with. We have ambitious growth plans for the future, now employing over 600 people.

We pride ourselves on building beautiful, purpose-built quality one and two bedroom apartments in desirable locations across the UK, for those looking for an independent lifestyle in later life. Our developments are designed to take away all the hassle and fears that can be experienced by the older generation and provide security, peace of mind and independence.

We’ve won a host of awards; most recently we have been recognised by The Sunday Times as the 3rd Best Company to Work For and became the first ever retirement living specialist to have been named overall ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ by the WhatHouse? Awards and have maintained our 5 star HBF rating.

About the role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, highly skilled Maintenance Technician which we refer to as Customer Service Technician in our business to work across our developments in the Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and surrounding areas.

This role would be best suited to an individual that resides within the area due to travel required in the outskirts of South London & Kent Area.

As a Customer Service Technician, you will be expected to provide professional services to our owners, working as part of a skilled team that upholds the 2 year poor workmanship and defect warranty from occupation with every new purchased Retirement Apartment. Typical tasks to be undertaken are painting and decorating, addressing cracking/shrinkage, basic plumbing, identifying leaks, basic carpentry such as hanging of doors and trimming to size and sealing floors/bathroom/kitchen sinks etc (mastic) after repair.

Due to the travel requirement of the role, you will be predominately based at our Lodges, and will be provided with a Van in order to visit the Lodges within the region in need of assistance. You may occasionally be required to stay away from home.

You will also be provided with a mobile phone and a hand held tablet to assist you with your daily tasks.

Hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 9.00am to 5.30pm and Fridays 9am – 5pm.

About you

Due to the varied nature of the job, it is essential that you have knowledge and experience in carpentry, plumbing, decorating and ideally hold a basic electrical qualification but not essential. Previous experience in housebuilding would be advantageous.

It is essential that you hold a valid UK Driver’s License and are ideally either educated with a technical qualification in building, such as City & Guilds or qualified by experience. You can demonstrate professional customer service skills and communicate with our owners with respect and diplomacy, taking pride in your work ensuring your working environment is organised and tidy at all time

How you’ll be rewarded

  • Competitive salary
  • Company van
  • Annual holiday entitlement - 24 days + Bank Holidays
  • Health Screening
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Colleague Introduction reward scheme
  • Eye Care Reimbursement
  • £200 vouchers for expectant parents
  • Land Introduction Bonus

If you feel you are the person we are looking for and you would like to be part of our success story, please send your CV and a covering letter to yourcareer@crl.co.uk quoting reference number GRP1186. Closing date is 31.05.21.