Tesco seeking Service Maintenance Technician - Drainage

Competitive Salary

About the role

Join the Tesco team, where your expertise in drainage maintenance is not just a job, but a commitment to community well-being!

At the heart of our purpose is the celebration of collaboration, and we are looking for hardworking individuals who will contribute their expertise to ensure our spaces are sanctuaries of safety and functionality.

You will be responsible for

  • Following the planned work schedule to achieve first time fix, prioritising effective solutions and productivity.
  • Elevate our service standards, contributing to a legacy of excellence that grows stronger each year.
  • Engage in heartfelt communication, nurturing relationships with team members that are built on trust and mutual respect.
  • Share your wisdom and collaborate closely with peers, fostering a culture of learning and shared success.
  • Apply your intuitive problem-solving skills to create innovative solutions that enhance our collective experience.
  • Take ownership of tasks, guiding them to completion with a sense of personal pride and keeping team members informed with thoughtful updates.
  • Embark on a journey of professional development, embracing the opportunities to grow within our maintenance pathway.
  • Utilise technology with ease, ensuring work completion and updates reflect our commitment to excellence.
  • Advocate for our brand with pride, embodying the values and spirit of Tesco in every interaction.
  • Participate actively in meetings, lending your unique voice and insights to our collective progress.
  • Support our important metrics with skilful application and strategic use of systems, celebrating your achievements.
  • Champion a culture that is rich in diversity and inclusivity, where every voice is valued and every contribution matters.

You will need

  • A full driving license and a conscious approach to health and safety.
  • Digital fluency, comfortable with mobile technology to manage workloads and communications.
  • Exceptional communication skills and stakeholder management abilities.
  • Proficiency in Office 365, embracing the tools that connect and streamline our efforts.
  • Install/Repair underground Storm/Foul pipework, Sanitary Ware, water supply systems and extending pipework to connect fixtures and plumbing to these systems.
  • Ideally, the completion of a Recognised Apprenticeship, Improver Programme or Trade Proficiency Test
  • Previous experience of Drainage and Plumbing, including, mechanical repairs, lining, patching, dig-downs, unblocks and CCTV surveys.
  • WJA and Confined Spaces qualifications are desirable.

What’s in it for you

We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving. And helps make every day a little better for you and your family. These include but are not limited to:

  • Colleague bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • Free 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the full range of benefits we have available for our colleagues.

About us

At Tesco Property – Maintenance, it’s our people that make us one of the leading retail maintenance providers in the UK. We operate in over 3,500 Tesco and One Stop stores, distribution centres, Tesco banks and head offices, to deliver first class maintenance and engineering solutions and support.

With our comprehensive induction and our technical competency plan, we invest in training for our field colleagues to have the right level of skills and expertise for each role to work safely and provide first-rate asset management across our estate. We create a culture where every colleague is competent, motivated and professional, maximising the level of support we offer to Tesco stores.

From multi-skilled, to technically-savvy technicians, we’ve got it covered. Our Operations and Maintenance Managers span the entirety of the UK; technically-minded individuals who support our field engineers to get the job done. Our Engineering team work to introduce a broad spectrum of award-winning new technological initiatives; from compliance testing to refrigeration, security to sustainability.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you. We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. If you are applying internally, please speak to the Hiring Manager about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.


Closing Date: 17th May 2024

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