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Senior Technician

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Sale, Greater Manchester
£30,495 – £32,282 per annum
Closing date
27 Nov 2021

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Job Details

The Role:

A vacancy has arisen in our Property Services team for a Senior Technician. This role will consist of both operational and office based activities. Reporting to the Assistant Manager in Voids, the main roles and responsibilities for this role are to:

Supervisor Role:

  • To liaise and give regular updates to managers in all areas of voids and plastering contracts
  • To liaise with the Voids and Plastering team, providing advice and support with technical information
  • Dealing with customer complaints and providing solutions and recommendations for problems to enable the best outcome for the Trust and the customer
  • To assist and/or oversee ladder and scaffold inspections
  • To assist and/or oversee tool audit
  • To complete health and safety site visits, ensuring compliance and taking any necessary action when required
  • To undertake plastering jobs from time to time
  • To provide cover for the Plasterers when needed

Plastering Surveying:

  • To undertake plastering measures, engaging with the customer, giving clear instructions to meet customers’ expectations
  • To write up the measures with concise details to aid the planner and operative
  • To liaise with the Customer Hub and complaints team to deliver positive resolutions to complaints

The Person:

The successful candidate will have the following;


  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • The ability to adapt to ever changing situations as they arise
  • A good sound knowledge of plastering and plastering experience
  • Drivers Licence
  • A plastering qualification


  • Basic understanding of excel, word, emails systems

A full, clean driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role as travel is required.

Closing Date: 9th November 2021


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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