RoofER Roughcaster

Vacancy posted: Friday, 9 September 2016

Salary: 24,500 - 26,500 plus Company Van
Location: Glasgow


Mears is the UK’s leading provider of repair, maintenance and property services in partnership with many social housing clients. Mears today employs over 20,000 people in every region of the UK.

We are currently looking for an experienced Slater/Tiler/Roughcaster to carry out and deliver reactive maintenance & repairs to domestic properties throughout the Central Belt area

Location: Glasgow

Salary:  £24,500 - £26,500

Position Type: 3 Months Fixed Term with a view to be Permanent 

Company Van will be provided

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES                                             

  • To remove and renew roof coverings with appropriate tiles or slates or sheet materials as specified in work instructions
  • To repair and replace slates/tiles/roughcasting
  • To load and transport materials onto roof and mix appropriate mortar and bonding materials
  • To felt, batten and tile or slate roofs as specified
  • To set and dress slates
  • To utilise wet and dry fixing materials
  • To dress and fit appropriate fixings
  • To carry out programmed maintenance and servicing in domestic and commercial premises
  • To carry out programmed maintenance and servicing in domestic and commercial premises
  • To trace, diagnose and rectify faults
  • To carry out routine safety checks
  • To maintain and replenish vehicle impress stock
  • To drive and be responsible for a company vehicle within the Department’s regulations/instructions
  • To complete all necessary associated work documentation
  • To obtain Client’s signature for completed work
  • To liaise with clients/customers when arranging and carrying out work having full regard to their needs
  • To work from verbal and written instructions including drawings, diagrams, sketches, calculations using measuring equipment where appropriate


Full & clean UK driving licence

Time served and qualified

Experience of basic understanding in other trades would be beneficial


Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Willingness to accept responsibility, ownership and control of a variety of situations.

Self-motivated individual who works well within a team.

Please note: If you have not had a response within 4 weeks from the closing date of this vacancy, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this occasion.

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