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An opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Person to join our team based in Glenshero, Newtonmore. The aim of the role is to provide assistance as directed in estate maintenance. Maintenance work is carried out across three locations; Kinlochleven, Spean Bridge and Glenshero.

Jahama Highland Estates is a diverse, multi-enterprise rural estate business with all of the activities across 114,000 acres of mountainous and moorland terrain located across much of Lochaber and Badenoch. From the Pap of Glencoe to the Corrieyairack Pass, our task is to carry out regional regeneration that meets the needs of the present while ensuring a sustainable future. Although the journey is complex, our aim is simple: the realisation of thriving communities rooted in a resilient environment.

JAHAMA Highland Estates operates in an iconic landscape popular with visitors from around the world and for local recreation. We support responsible access, and positive visitor engagement is an important task for all our staff. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a public-facing environment and acting as an ambassador for the Estate.

Duties and Responibilities

  • Carrying out a wide variety of general maintenance tasks across the Estate to maintain safe and tidy working environment.
  • Tasks will include for example fencing, ditching, road repairs, grass cutting, clearing storm damage, repairs, splitting firewood etc.
  • Working within the team and independently with an ability to meet deadlines and remain resilient.
  • Assisting the farming team with tasks such as gathering sheep.
  • Ensure all required Safety Procedures (e.g., Take 5, Risk Assessment) are complied with.
  • Proactively promote and participate in all HSE initiatives within the department such as reporting of Safety Hazards and creating standardized work procedures.
  • Safely operate the various pieces of equipment on the Estate.
  • Ensure quality standards are maintained.
  • Maintain housekeeping standards across the Estate and carry out all housekeeping duties including deep cleaning of equipment and areas as required.
  • In addition to the above duties, the Estate employee will be expected to show a level of flexibility to perform other tasks associated to the safe and efficient operation of the Estate.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation available, one bedroom shared house. Utilities, council tax and broadband covered.

 

REWARD

We can offer you the opportunity to be part of a strong and talented team, taking part in rewarding work, with supported learning and development, along with an excellent work-life balance. 

For your commitment, drive and outstanding performance, you will be rewarded with 

  • Competitive Salary 
  • 25 days annual leave, pro rata 
  • 8 public holidays, pro rata 
  • Company pension contribution from 4% up to 9% 
  • AVIVA Life Assurance (6 times the salary) 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Reward and recognition programme
  • Employee Discounts – Inclusive rewards (Salary sacrifice scheme, discounts, cashback)

 

Requirements

Essential

  • Previous experience of maintenance jobs across a wide variety of key areas including fencing, ditching and road repairs.
  • A good level of fitness and aptitude for working in challenging weather conditions.
  • At least two years’ experience in the use of excavators, possessing 360 Excavator 10T and above qualification.
  • Valid UK driving license.
  • Flexible team player keen to seek positive solutions; adaptable, committed and enjoys a challenge.
  • Ability to act with discretion at all times and fulfil the role of an Estate ambassador.

Desirable

  • Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting qualification
  • Strimmers/brush cutters and ride on lawn mowers
  • Tractor certification
  • Current off-road driving qualification

Working With Us

We work collaboratively with high energy and ambition to develop sustainable growth plans for our business, our future and our careers.
We are committed to uncompromising levels of safety, strong customer-centricity and diversity. Our people are our greatest asset.

If your true passion in life is to help create a better world through the work that you do, we would encourage you to think about Joining JAHAMA Highland Estates, part of Alvance Aluminium. You will have the opportunity to thrive, make a difference and leave a legacy to both industry and society.

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