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Maintenance Operative (Roofing)

  • Department: Engineering & Maintenance
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 10186

About Us

Our Maintenance department are recruiting a Maintenance Operative to join our team as a roofing specialist to maintain our iconic Knightsbridge store. This unique opportunity will work a shift pattern across any 5 of 7 days and be part of our in house multi-trades maintenance department.

About You

You’ll be an experienced maintenance Operative wit flat roofing expertise, including single membrane roofing. You’ll be certified in waterproofing systems and be a recognised credible expert through experience and relevant City & Guilds Qualifications or equivalent. You’ll also have qualifications/certifications in height access, machinery operation & management of hazardous substances as well as demonstrable experience of putting these skills into practise.

You’ll have good physical fitness as there will be some lifting and working on your feet in this role, operating in external rooftop spaces and hard to reach areas across our Knightsbridge store.

What to expect

As a Maintenance Operative you will take responsibility for the general maintenance & upkeep of the external rooftop & terrace areas across Harrods Knightsbridge Properties. This will include maintaining an asset register of all rooftop areas, and complete PPM works to maintain all areas to a high level of cleanliness & repair. You will report to the shift supervisor and/or Building Maintenance Manager any issues which impact the service delivery of the Maintenance Department.

You will ensure all roof gullies and drainage and guttering are free from debris and running away freely as well as manage and trace any leaks through the rooftop penetrations & membranes; and ensure repairs are completed promptly and within budget. You’ll ensure our store is maintained to standard and that all works carried out comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act together with Harrods’ risk and method statements, ultimately demonstrating point of service delivery to clients and stakeholders.

Our promise to you

If you are looking to take the next step in your career with a dedication to roofing maintenance in a role that addresses real business operational challenge, this role will open doors for you. We offer great pathway opportunities to develop your career as a specialist in an environment unlike any other.

More immediately, you’ll benefit from an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 22 days’ holiday and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely you

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.


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