Painter/Decorator Woking, England

Parker Jones Group
Full Time Woking, England 31000 - 32000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We are seeking a conscientious and enthusiastic Decorator operative with a can-do attitude and flexible approach. Trades persons must have relevant qualifications and broad domestic and commercial experience in their core trades with additional experience and capability to complete tasks outside their core competency. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be always polite and courteous.

The key activities you will undertake in this role will be:

A wide variety of Painting and Decorating repairs in occupied homes, buildings, and empty properties. The work will include all types of preparation, emulsion, gloss painting, wallpaper hanging, artex repairs and possibly some plastering.


· Diagnose and rectify faults within core and other trades related repair requests.

· To ensure that the quality of work always meets the highest possible standards.

· Support all trades to deliver a professional and safe maintenance and repairs service.

· Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.

· Keep the customer up to date with progress and plans.

· Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever

possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Resource Controller and /or Supervisor.

· Apply applicable Health & Safety rules in all you do, using risk assessments, method statements and PPE when needed.

· Maintain tools, plant, and equipment in a safe, clean, and workable condition.

· Maintain accurate records of works undertaken with photographic evidence as necessary.

· Ask your supervisor for assistance when required.

· Be willing to work out of hours, if required, to the requirements of the client and customer.

· To work within the Mountjoy group and assist other contracts as directed by the Contract Manager as and when the business dictates.

· Always maintain your company vehicle in a clean and tidy condition and report any defects to your supervisor in a timely manner.

· Be an inclusive part of the team and be part of an on-call rota (Out of Hours)


· To NVQ Level 2 or equivalent experience

· Able to use the phone and PDA to communicate effectively, explaining yourself clearly and concisely understanding what information you need or need to provide.

· Be comfortable in dealing with tenants and remain professional even when issues are contentious, especially when explaining to tenants that the right repair isn’t necessarily the repair they want.

· Understand the need to complete outstanding pieces prior to starting in other areas

· Be able to diagnose the right repair adopting the right first-time approach

· Be a team player ensuring lessons learnt, and good practices are shared amongst the team for future benefit of the service.

· Have a practical approach to health and safety, ensuring that you and others are always safe.

· A problem solver and be able to work out what is the right repair.

· Be able to self-manage and be self-motivated, prioritising and programming work in the most efficient manner.

· Be able to use knowledge and judgement to make the right decisions and find effective solutions to problems.

· Be able to understand Mountjoy’s processes and actively engage in our culture


· Have knowledge of residential Building Regulations

· Plastering experience is essential

· Be able to silicon to a good standard

· Being competent within your sphere of expertise


· NVQ level 2 in Painting and Decorating or equivalent

· Full current driving licence.

· A DBS check is required before commencement of role


· Over 5 years trade experience, ideally in the residential repairs sector.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £31,000.00-£32,000.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Woking: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • painting: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Reference ID: PaintDecWok

Parker Jones Group
Fareham, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1 to 50 Employees
Company - Private
HR Consulting
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