'Large enough to cope small enough to care'

Fabric Supervisor

Fabric Supervisor

Join our team at Gilks, at an exciting time of business growth and increased client demand.

Our Company

Gilks have provided electrical and mechanical installation, maintenance, test and inspection services to customers nationally since 1962, and we’ve built a solid reputation based on trust and innovation. Our contracted work extends to NHS sites, schools, care homes and even military bases, and although our client base is extensive, we’re proud to say that we’re still small enough to care.

We’ve never lost sight of the importance of the collaborative efforts of our team that drives our business forward. That’s why a career with us is a two-way relationship: we reward talented people, and our high staff retention is testimony to how we value each employee.

We invest significantly into training and developing both new and experienced talent. We offer apprenticeship schemes, delivered in partnership with local colleges and reputable training organisations.

The Role – Fabric Department – Fabric Supervisor

As a Working Supervisor based at Weeton Barracks in Kirkham, near Preston, you’ll carry out general building work operations on a range of small works projects from small to medium sized installations such as kitchens/bathrooms, across all SDA9 MOD Barracks.

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting the Contracts Manager with the responsibility for all Projects from conception through to completion, inclusive of Health & Safety on site.
  • Administrative duties – setting up site files/H&S documentation/ /Placing Purchase Orders with suppliers/Returning paperwork to our Nantwich Office
  • Joinery and maintenance repairs to buildings
  • Basic bricklaying and plastering repairs
  • Basic plumbing and unblocking drains
  • General decorating and tiling tasks
  • Liaising and coordinating with Gilks Operatives, clients and Facility Managers
  • Managing sub-contractors – Site setup/H&S/Inductions/Site Safety Audits.
  • Assisting Maintenance Engineers in electrical and mechanical maintenance where required

Our Requirements – Fabric Supervisor

Due to the nature of the work that you will complete at the Ministry of Defence site, this role is subject to BPSS security clearance which includes a Basic DBS Check.

You will also have:

  • Experience within a similar maintenance role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively
  • Enthusiasm and be a self-starter
  • A full UK manual driving licence

Although not essential, an NVQ qualification in a building discipline would be highly advantageous.

The Package

  • Pay rate in the region of £18.19 per hour
  • Permanent contract
  • Working Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm inclusive of 30-minute unpaid lunch break
  • Overtime opportunities available at x1.5 or x2 pay.
  • 32 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Company van and fuel card
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee benefits and discount scheme
  • Employee wellbeing support including free 24/7 counselling and legal information
  • Endless career development and progression opportunities, with full training and support

More About Us

Gilks is part of The Ethikos Group, made up of an expert team of people who have been evolving businesses since 2017, with an impressive track record of improving profit performance, streamlining efficiencies, and promoting growth.

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