Maintenance Handyman

Maintenance Handyman

Due to exiting Company growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced multi-skilled Maintenance Handyman to join our team at U-Drive!

Reporting into the Maintenance Coordinator, you will work a 45-hour week, Monday to Friday with shift patterns of 8am to 6pm. The company is operational 7 days a week, so it is important that emergencies can be responded to at any time, including weekend. This role will be providing an efficient service and to maintain all U-Drive properties, with day-to-day maintenance jobs as well as coordination of outsourced contractors and onsite management of larger works.

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience in areas such as roofing, plumbing, painting as well as other ‘handy person’ skills. They must be able to work to their own initiative and be able to develop good working relationships with all members of the U-Drive Team and approved contractors. Other skills required may include carpentry and portable appliance testing.

About the Role

  • Carry out basic repairs to all U-Drive premises as required
  • Maintain plumbing facilities at all U-Drive premises as required
  • Maintain electrics at all U-Drive facilities as required
  • Carry out a programme of painting U-Drive premises as required
  • Carry out basic carpentry at all U-Drive premises as required
  • Advise management of maintenance requiring specialist skills
  • Keep yard and spaces clean and clear from rubbish, litter, and weeds
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations, including keeping work area clean and tidy, and ensuring internal branch cleanliness
  • Promote the company at all opportunities
  • All other duties as required

About U-Drive

Established 40 years ago, U-Drive is a family-owned and operated vehicle rental company supplying high quality cars, LCVs, and specialist vehicles across the UK. Our friendly team take pride in working together to provide superb service to our business customers and private hirers alike.

Key skills, qualifications and attributes required include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal effectively with change and ambiguity
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A good level of personal organisation and time management
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to build strong relationships with a range of internal and external counterparts
  • Full UK Driving Licence required
  • Positive, providing and instilling a 'Can Do' attitude

What We Can Offer You:

  • 30 Days (Including Bank Holidays) Annual Leave in your first year, accruing an additional day after 24 months service until your 5th year where you will have 33 days Annual Leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Discounts at 3,000+ stores
  • Free Eye Tests
  • On-Site Parking
  • Competitive Pension
  • Employee Discount across U-Drive branches
  • Employee Wellbeing Program

Location: Poole, Dorset

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Get in contact with our recruitment team on 01202 013657 or [email protected]

Head Office - Maintenance


Maintenance Handyman

£12.00 per hour

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience in areas such as roofing, plumbing, painting as well as other ‘handy person’ skills.


United Kingdom