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SITE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Employer
JP Trett
Location
Suffolk
Salary
Excellent salary and fantastic company benefits
Closing date
17 Jun 2022
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Job Details

WHAT’S THE JOB? SITE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

WHO’S THE EMPLOYER? One of the leading garden care companies in the world with an array of the best known and most trusted brands in the market today, brands which have dominated the market for over 50 years. 

WHAT’S THE INDUSTRY? Horticulture – Lawns Specialists

HOW WILL I BE REWARDED?  Competitive salary + excellent benefits

WHAT’S THE LOCATION? Suffolk

WHAT CAN YOU TELL ME ABOUT THE ROLE? 

Responsible for preparing & maintaining the Research Station’s trial areas, in order that trials can be conducted per the annual research program with an optimum organisation to deliver key data defined by the business; ensuring the grounds of the research station are maintained at an optimum level

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and maintain research areas at the research station - ground operations
  • Maintain the research station at the optimum state of readiness and implement a rolling weed control and horticultural cleanliness throughout the year with peak focus for key stakeholder events such as research field visit and customer tours
  • Maintenance of machinery and experimental site preparation
  • Adapt to specific techniques required for successfully implementing the Research program (e.g. establishing weeds in turf) & propose improvements for preparation / maintenance of sites for experimental purposes, as required
  • Manage EH&S (Environmental, Health & Safety) for continued operation of the research station
  • Responsible for ensuring that all work is carried out safely, in accordance with the Company’s Environment, Health and Safety policies and instructions
  • Actively participate to the quarterly EH&S meeting on site, and conduct at least one EH&S audit and report on site per year
  • Maintenance of machinery and experimental site preparation equipment
  • Employee training, support and management of permanent and temporary staff
  • Record details of site preparation and maintenance
  • Manage the work on site with external contractors plans, organise and induct external contractors that work on site
  • Ensure new contractors are approved in line with Company policy and have the appropriate training records

WHAT QUALITIES/SKILLS DO I NEED? 

  • Relevant qualification in a biological discipline
  • FACTS BASIS or a certification in Horticulture – disirable
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6 – essential
  • NEBOSH and Chainsaw license is desired
  • Full UK license and other licenses preferred (forklift)
  • Organised and self-motivated

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW? In the first instance, please forward your CV together with a cover note and salary requirements and all successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your application. Please note that all applications will be treated in confidence. Send to phoebe@jptrett.com

Company

JP Trett Ltd specialises in Board and C level professional sectors of Agricultural Consultancy to include various industries: Agriculture, Agri-Business, Horticulture, Machinery, Agro-Chemical, Crop Science, Equine, Veterinary, Livestock, Fresh Produce and Overseas Recruitment. Our Executive Recruitment Experts have first-hand experience and knowledge in their sector with qualifications and training enabling them to be Executive Recruitment experts. 

Our core business is predominantly Mid to Senior level executive appointments with a team of professional experts that have unrivalled experience within the sector at this level and beyond. Our philosophy is to do it right the first time and to our best ability.

We aim to bring professionalism, efficiency, technology and cutting edge recruitment solutions to the sector using innovative and traditional methods of sourcing, selection and introduction of high achieving individuals. They typically have the experience, desire, knowledge and education to further improve themselves and your business.


T: 0845 643 2896
W: www.jptrett.com
E: info@jptrett.com

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Website
Telephone
0845 6432896
Location
JP Trett Ltd
Norwich
Norfolk
NR9 4QD
United Kingdom
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