General Operative – Part Time

We are currently recruiting for a General Operative to join our team in the Limerick region. This is a part time, permanent role initially with the potential to increase to a full-time role in the future and will be responsible for the provision of general site assistance to include both carpentry and construction works. The General Operative will be client facing and will oversee a range of maintenance requests, will deliver projects on site while providing excellent customer service as they develop the business relationship with the client.


  • Manage reactive works within the contract while ensuring a high level of service
  • Review works to build quotations for reactive / minor project works
  • Management of service reporting and issuing to customers
  • Carpentry works to include 1st and 2nd fix fit out, window & door installation checks and replacements
  • Flooring installation
  • General plumbing replacements
  • Ability to effectively read drawings and design specifications in accordance with the requirements of a project
  • Organise the materials required to complete the task while liaising with suppliers on the procurement of products
  • To take responsibility for plant and materials in your charge
  • Request and schedule additional resources where required
  • Drive to meet targets, identify and implement innovations that will improve service delivery
  • Ensure clear and concise communication with management as to the progress of works allocated while following instruction from site personnel.
  • Follow task briefings and appropriate safe systems of work and ensure that Company policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Adapt to changing instructions as per task specifications
  • Ensure that all health and safety legislation and company policies are adhered to, within own level of responsibility to include following Company processes, protocols and documentation
  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures at all times
  • Ensure compliance with the client’s policies and procedures
  • Adhering to client requests in a timely manner with a strong customer focus
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary for the efficiency of the business.


  • Qualified tradesperson with a National Craft Cert, ideally with a carpentry background
  • Extensive maintenance experience within a busy environment, minimum of 5 years
  • SOLAS Safe Pass
  • Training tickets to include Manual Handling, Working at Heights, Abrasive Wheels, etc.
  • Full Clean Driving Licence, as travel to other sites may be required
  • Health & Safety awareness and compliance measures
  • Exposure to Facilities Management and or Engineering/Construction environments ideal
  • Problem-solving – to take controlled / real time approach to problems and solve them
  • Capable of prioritising tasks whilst possessing the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, with fluent English