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Maintenance Handyman

Job Title: Maintenance Handyman
Location: Fife
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: SDX/TP/412316/61605
Job Published: February 28, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Handyman to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.,

  • To identify & carry out all general routine maintenance requirements on site

  • To ensure planned preventative maintenance is undertaken and completed as per work schedule requests

  • To be aware of the company's quality management system and in particular, to follow any quality assurance work instructions that is applicable to this job

  • To carry out other duties dictated by the requirements of the business

  • To ensure the workshops area is kept clean and tidy

  • To attend to any reasonable management request,

  • To work within the M&E team and to assist with the maintenance, upkeep and refurbishment of the premises and assets as contracted

  • Ensure all reactive and project works are completed within allocated timescales

  • Co-ordination with the helpdesk, mobile engineering team and administration team for closure of tasks

  • To liaise and work with site and sub-contractors/specialists as required

  • To provide exceptional service in line with best practice, statutory and mandatory compliance

  • Fitting in and complying with both Sodexo and Client site protocols

  • Adhere to all protocol and H&S requirements at all times

  • Carry out multi skilled activities within the contracted remit

  • Be part of the OOH emergency on call team

  • Assist other Sodexo departments when required

    Duties may include, but not limited to:

  • Minor roofing & guttering repairs

  • General building fabric repairs/ maintenance - masonry repairs on external walls or steps, laying slabs

  • Install fixtures & Fittings (Toilet roll holders, soap dispensers, feminine hygiene units, whiteboards, picture frames, etc)

  • Minor pothole repairs - cold pour tarmac

  • Repairs to walls, floors, and doors

  • Repairing, changing & fitting fixtures (Locks, Snibs, Door Closers)

  • Tiling walls and floors, repairs to same

  • Painting

  • Small plumbing repairs, blocked toilets/ sinks, fitting toilet seats, sink tap & pipework leaks

  • Fixing blinds, mounting signage, furniture moving and repair

  • Escort sub contractors around site as and when required

  • Possible re lamping / diffuser changes

  • Any other duties as reasonably required

  • Customer satisfaction

  • Service delivery

  • Doing an important job well.

  • Team spirit

  • Innovation

Candidate Description


  • Experience within a similar role.

  • Ability to proactively work as part of a team.

  • Ability to work unsupervised and take responsibility for the completion of tasks.

  • Ability to prioritise work tasks based on customer needs

  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to work when required

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

  • Ability to perform tasks that require physical fitness.

  • Resides geographically for contract support

  • Results/tasks orientated


  • Experience within the following systems

  • Plumbing skills

  • Understanding of Lamp changing process and hazards.,

  • Ability to follow instructions from supervisors or senior maintenance workers

  • Good knowledge and experience in general fabric maintenance and repair

  • Ability to use and handle hand tools and power tools correctly and safely

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Must be organized, detail oriented and self-motivated with a positive attitude

  • A willingness to assist in non-skilled tasks and general labouring duties

  • Good communication skills.

  • Flexible

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Hold current driving licence

    Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to climb ladders, bend, or crawl into awkward spaces.

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking

  • Working in high noise levels requiring hearing protection

  • Ability to work at height

Employer Description

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.