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Site Maintenance Operative


Site Maintenance Operative

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Base Location: Thatcham

Salary: £26,120 - £34,000 + {performance-related bonus} + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time  Flexible working options available

What is the Role?

Neos Networks are seeking a full-time Sites Maintenance Operative to be part of the sites team within Neos Networks, covering the whole of the UK.

You will be required to attend each of the designated Neos Networks locations on pre-determined dates in its extensive estate located throughout the whole of the UK and undertake planned maintenance tasks at each location, as well as supervising other contractors carrying out a variety of different maintenance tasks.

As this position is UK wide, it will mean that there will be there will be a significant amount of travel required on a regular basis and some weeks when you will be expected to stay away from home.

A company van will be provided, and the holding of a full UK drivers licence is essential. 

Within the role, you will be expected to maintain a high level of general building housekeeping both internally and externally, including minor repairs, as well as gathering information from various systems within the buildings (including meter reading, system monitoring and resetting) and the supervision and auditing of various 3rd party maintenance providers to ensure their work is completed both safely and on time.

What do I need?

The successful candidate will have an excellent all round working knowledge of site maintenance processes and systems.

Holding qualifications in the use of grounds maintenance machinery would be an advantage, as would a background in the electrical/telecommunications industries.

You will have an excellent team ethic while also being organised, self-reliant and resourceful with good communication skills, allowing you to build a rapport with contractors and our own staff at all levels throughout the business. As a self-driven individual, you will have the ability to work well to time scales and under pressure and have the confidence and skill to lead others.

An excellent understanding of construction industry Health and safety is essential for this role, and You will be required to undertake various audit types at both our sites and third-party locations, as well as safety audits of contractors and company staff.

Computer skills are an important tool within our industry, so a good working knowledge of Microsoft office software is required (Training will be given on specialist software as required).  

If you have experience of Sub Station environments/training and/or Electrical qualifications this would be advantageous but not essential.


Training will be provided for any specialist requirements not already held by the successful applicant.

About our Business

Neos Networks is proud to be one of the premier B2B connectivity partners in the UK. We achieve this through constantly investing in high capacity, highly resilient network connectivity in the spirit of collaboration, partnership and integrity which means we can achieve more, together.

We bring together the unparalleled expertise of dedicated teams with innovation and technical excellence to give enterprises, government organisations and our partners a better network experience that can power the UK's digital future. Our 20,000+ km private network spans the UK providing a range of high capacity Ethernet, optical and dark fibre solutions.

We're looking for ambitious experts to join our friendly team; to develop their career and contribute to our growth. A team that actively looks after the wellbeing of its colleagues, works hard and enjoys celebrating success. Find out more here.

Life at Neos Networks

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our Advantage scheme.

We're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining us.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with us, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.


Closing date: Jun 27, 2021

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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

Explore our full list of benefits:

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