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Would you like to get your career off to the best start, or are you looking to take your career to the next level? Join an apprenticeship programme at Wates and you could do both.

Our Level 2 and 3 Apprenticeship programmes are tailored for you to start a career in administration, customer service, trades, or work towards a professional qualification.
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Document Controller

Location: Basingstoke

Job Type: Document Control

Application Deadline: 25-06-2024

Wates Group are looking for a Information Document Controller to join our Southern Residential team in Basingstoke on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.If you are passionate about supporting our onsite teams and looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together.ABOUT THE ROLEAs a Information Document Controller, you'll be a vital part of our onsite teams, ensuring seamless coordination of procedures, quality, and documentation to meet project requirements. Upholding Wates protocols in line with industry standards (ISO 19650) is key. Experience with Viewpoint 4 Projects and Dalux is advantageous.As our Information Document Controller you will: Maintain up to date records of all information and ensure that it is available to the team. Issue and distribute controlled copies of information ensuring compliance with all aspects of the design management procedures. Check information on drawings for conformance with status and format agreed, as well as troubleshoot and problems. Providing weekly reports to consultants, sub-contractors, and Design Managers on items currently with them for review. Providing monthly dashboards to the regional Principal Design Manager. Reviewing and quality assessing all drawings and documents submitted. Uploading any information to the EDMS as required by the team.WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression.

Repairs Supervisor

Location: Enfield

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 09-07-2024

We have an opportunity for a FRA Supervisor to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be working out of our Enfield office on one of our social housing contracts, delivering reactive maintenance to our residents.Key Accountabilities will include: Ensure high quality service is provided with the management of the work scheduling in accordance with company procedures, standards and SLAs Represent Wates at client and resident performance meetings as requested by the Operations Manager Manage the responsive repairs function to ensure consistent performance against targets Effective and efficient management of material costs and ensure that all are following correct processes and procedures Monitor quality of work through inspection, inspection reports, analysis of key performance indicators and analysis of customer satisfaction surveys. Lead, manage and contribute to the development of your team and determine optimum employment levels to comply with the provision of the serviceYou must have a full UK driving licence.To be successful in the role you must also be an excellent communicator with the ability to problem solve, multi task and work to tight deadlines. Prior responsive maintenance experience is crucial to the role. You must also have your SSSTS qualification as a minimum.

Senior Secretary

Location: Birmingham

Job Type: Clerical & Administration

Application Deadline: 09-07-2024

Wates are looking for a Senior Secretary to join our Construction Team in the Midlands region focussing on high profile, technically complex projects across multiple sectors.If you are passionate about construction with proven technical skills looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together.This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team.ABOUT THE ROLEAs our Senior Secretary you will: Be responsible for complex diary management, answering calls/ responding to emails and organising travel arrangements Prepare draft correspondence on more complex / technical matters for review Attend meetings to conduct minutes, collate and submit expenses, create and maintain efficient systems as well as other duties required to support the Construction TeamWHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share scheme Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car * Travel covered to any of our sites* Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… One of the best learning and development programmes which is customizable to support your career progression goals. (c.7000 training sessions delivered year to date across the WATES Group) Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 12 weeks fully paid paternity.(*Subject to role…….)To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link https://www.wates.co.uk/careers/We are always looking for a variety of new talent to join our teams, to help us grow and innovate as a business. Although you may not have all of the skills listed, many of them may be transferable to other roles within the WATES Group.If you would like clarity on any of our vacancies or to discuss career opportunities in strict confidence, please contact our In-House Recruitment Team directly via recruitment@wates.co.uk and one of us will get in touch as soon as possible.As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

Void Electrician

Location: Walton-On-Thames

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 09-07-2024

We have an opportunity for an Electrician to join our Wates team within our Reactive Maintenance Division. You will be working from our Walton-On-Thames office and covering the surrounding areas, working on our social housing contract. The primary focus of this role will be to undertake all tasks to achieve first time fix and deliver a high standard of workmanship in a timely and productive manner always affording excellent customer service to the client.Key Accountabilities will include: Undertaking repair/ renewal works within your Electricians remit and work with associated trades Ensure maintenance work is undertaken safely and in accordance with all technical standards Communicate effectively with residents, scheduler and line manager Work safely and in compliance with Health & Safety and safeguarding requirements Remain up-to-date with technical and legal requirements of skill area Working in partnership with other operatives to complete repairs, if required Completing time sheets work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken, via a PDAYou must have: A full UK driving licence Level 3 Qualification 18th Edition Inspection and TestingWe are looking for a qualified and experienced Electrician who can utilise their skills to deliver small projects and repair works. You will hold a full UK diving licence, be confident in managing your own workload and will ideally already have experience of the housing maintenance sector.

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