Flooring Technician

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Gatwick Airport Job Description


Job Title : Flooring Technician – Flexi Shift

Location : Gatwick Airport

Shift Pattern : Flexi Shift.

Working Hours : 4 on 4 off nights with occasional days (1 in 5 weeks). 10 hour nights, 20:00 – 06:00, 12 hour days 06:00 – 18:00.

Salary : upto £34,908.44 + £4836.24 shift allowance.

All applicants who wish to apply for this position undergo DBS Check and a 5-year background check, which includes information on all employers from the last 5 years and references. It is essential that these checks take place before any work can begin on site.

Package & Benefits:

  • 22 Days Annual Leave.
  • Access to High Street Discounts and Savings via Mitie MiDeals.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Full Uniform and PPE provided.
  • Training available to enhance qualifications.

Job Overview :

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Flooring Technician to join our growing engineering team. Working in a challenging and diverse role where no two days are the same.

Working with our skilled flooring team to provide delivery of both planned and reactive FM maintenance services to a high standard.

Main Duties :

  • Carry out work in a safe manner in accordance with site rules and regulations.
  • Appreciation of industry standard safe working practices including permit to work systems, COSHH, risk assessments and accident/incident reporting.
  • Ensure that all work is undertaken within the job holder's own level of demonstrated competence.
  • Ad hoc duties as requested by your management team.
  • Working alongside the floor tiling team assisting with the removal and replacement of damaged tiles and the transportation of goods.


What we are looking for :

  • Good all-round knowledge of flooring products, adhesives, preparation materials, and industry standards.
  • Experience in a commercial environment preferred over domestic.
  • Flooring industry NVQ qualification preferred or provide evidence of experience within the trade.
  • Contractor accredited training preferred (such as Altro contractor training).
  • Good working knowledge of flooring installations consisting of Marmoleum, LVT and rubber-based flooring is essential.
  • Ability to Hot Weld resilient floor coverings is essential.
  • Good knowledge of sub-floor preparation and remedial installation works is essential.
  • Willingness to work alongside our floor tiler and undertake ceramic and porcelain tile repairs.
  • Full driving licence
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Appreciation of industry safety standards and procedures.
  • Experience of working within a customer focused environment.
  • Regards personal and plant safety as priority.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and as an individual.
  • Willingness to undertake further training
  • Willingness and ability to participate in task audits/near miss reporting/plant audits.
  • Takes responsibilities for own actions.
  • Keenness to pro-actively improve housekeeping.
  • Keen for DIY.
  • Good knowledge of a range of tools.
  • Someone keen to learn and progress as they develop.

Our market-leading offering provides you with benefits that suit your lifestyle.

We have a virtual GP on hand for you and members of your household. So you can get expert advice by video or phone without having to leave your home. We offer financial wellbeing assistance through our Salary Finance scheme. For example, you could access 50% of your earned pay before payday for a small fee. Salary Finance also offers competitive loans.

When you join us, we’ll give you a link to our flexible lifestyle benefits platform, Choices. You might choose to purchase up to five extra days’ holiday each year. You might buy critical illness insurance, seek dental treatment or buy technology products at an affordable cost. There are many choices!

We give you access to high street discounts from thousands of well-known retailers, gyms and more through our MiDeals platform. And we have a cycle-to-work scheme. Life cover of up to four times your salary is available. We also offer enhanced pension contributions, a save-as-you-earn scheme, and a Mitie Matching Share Plan (you could even be awarded free shares in Mitie).

We award our employees with Mitie Stars as recognition for their hard work. There are cash prizes up for grabs each month and at the end of the year there’s a chance to scoop a top prize of £10,000!

Our success is a direct result of the experience and quality of our people. Progressing your career is therefore a top priority for us. We offer a diverse variety of training and development avenues via a wide selection of learning resources to suit you.

Since 1987, Mitie’s 68,000 employees have been maintaining companies globally. We are the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, and our clients range from household names in banking, critical government sites as well as hospitals and schools.

Join our Mitie Team.

Together our diversity makes us stronger.

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