England Associates are widely recognised in the construction, defence, FM and maintenance markets. We have longstanding relationships with many of the UK’s leading businesses who rely on us to deliver a professional service that is reactive whilst maintaining a reliable delivery. We supply fully referenced staff to varying projects for long or short-term contracts sometimes at very short notice.

Reliability is a commonly used word in contract / freelance world and ultimately what an agency is judged on. Our client and candidate feedback in this area demonstrates we are rated among the best within our key sectors for our conversion rate, service levels and supporting successful projects.

Our comprehensive and managed compliance process is completed with candidates before their first day on site. We partner with some very high profile businesses including governmental bodies to ensure that our compliance standards are second to none. This along with our commitment to having strong relationships with our clients and sector expertise allow us to outperform other freelance solutions on offer in our market.

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£ 29120.00 - £ 29120.00 per annum
Roofing Operative - Location: Hampshire - £29,120 per annum    
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long-term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.    
Role    
We are seeking a conscientious and enthusiastic roofer with a can-do attitude and highly flexible approach to deliver high quality roofing repairs and maintenance works to a wide range of Council properties. The roofer must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.  
Essential Qualifications:
  • A minimum NVQ Level 2 in Roofing Occupations or equivalent
  • PASMA trained
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A DBS check is required before commence of role
 
Desired Qualifications:  
  • CSCS Certificate
Candidate Information    
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.    
   
The most important elements relating to the work are:  
 
  • Carry out roofing repairs and maintenance and to ensure that all work undertaken is completed with due regard for quality, productivity and safety.
  • Set up controlled working area using barriers.
  • Refer to generic risk assessments and carry out point of work risk assessments.
  • Inspect roof defects to determine the best repair solution and methods.
  • Repair and maintain flat, tiled and slated roofs.
  • Undertake minor carpentry work as necessary in association with roofing work.
  • Carry out minor lead or metal flashing works in association with roofing work.
  • Carry out minor repointing and brickwork associated with roofing work.
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed and returned promptly.
  • Provide excellent service to clients and maintain a good customer relationship as a priority
  • Represent the company at all times and ensure that customers are completely satisfied.
  • Comply with HSG33 - Health & Safety in Roof Work
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Acts of Parliament and Statutory Instruments; e.g. Local Authority Byelaws, Water Regulations, Building Regulations, HSE Codes of Practice.
Benefits
  • Salary - £29,120 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Company Van
 
 
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 45000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor    
Location: Essex    
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + package    
Start date: ASAP         
     
I am working with a main contractor in the Essex area who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Social Housing industry, be organised, motivated, detail-oriented and driven.    
   
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Preparation of contracts, including details regarding quantities of required  materials
  • On-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work
  • Feasibility studies of client requests
  • Analysing completed work and arranging payment to contractors
  • Allocating upcoming work to contractors
  • Site visits, assessments and projections for future work
 
 Personal specification:
  • Previous industry experience
  • Experience working on education
  • Experience working on MOD
  • Experience working on healthcare
  • Experience working on Social Housing
  • Flexible with working hours and have the ability to travel within the local area on a regional and national basis when required
  • Ability to take ownership and solve problems and implement actions
  • Commitment to customer care and customer focus
 
Rewards and benefits:    
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.    
     
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button below!
£ 28080.00 - £ 28080.00 per annum
Carpenter Multi Trader - Location: Basingstoke - £28,080 per annum    
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long-term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.    
Role    
We are seeking conscientious and enthusiastic trades persons with a can-do attitude and flexible approach. Trades persons must have qualifications and relevant experience in one of the following trades: Carpenter, Painter and Decorator, Roofer, Bricklayer, Ground Worker or Plumber but with broad experience and capability to complete tasks outside their core competency. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.  
Essential Qualifications:
  • A trade specific qualification minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Must be able to show evidence of 2 other secondary skills
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A DBS check is required before commence of role
Desired Qualifications:  
  • PASMA trained
  • CSCS Certificate
Candidate Information    
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.    
   
The most important elements relating to the work are:  
 
  • Diagnose and rectify faults within core and other trade related repair requests.
  • To ensure that the quality of work meets the highest standards at all times.
  • Support all trades to deliver a professional and safe maintenance and repairs service.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Keep the customer up to date with what is happening and is going to happen on their job, asking to see the repair and for any other repairs.
  • Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever
  • Possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Supervisor.
  • Apply sensible Health & Safety in all you do, using risk assessments, method statements and PPE when needed.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken
  • Ask your Supervisor/Contract Manager for assistance when required.
  • Be willing to work out of hours to the requirements of the client and participate on the call out rota
  • Your company vehicle must be kept clean and tidy at all times and any defects reported to the Fleet Manager in a timely manner.
Benefits
  • Salary - £28,080 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Company Van
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 35000.00 - £ 40000.00 per annum
Sales Operations Manager  
   
Department: Internal Sales  
Location: Luton  
Reports to: Sales Director  
   
Primary Responsibilities:
  • To collect and evaluate sales information and use that information to maximize sales productivity
  • Set and adhere to strategy for Internal Sales and Customer Services departments to ensure future goals are met
  • To manage the activities of the Internal Sales and Customer Services team by liaising with departmental supervisors
  • To work with departmental supervisors on matters including: Identification of any gaps in resource, Improvement procedures, Team training requirements, KPI's, Backorders, Team absence
  • Working alongside other departments including; Purchasing, Warehouse, Business Systems, Technical, Marketing and External Sales to implement and evaluate new procedures
  • Working alongside other superiors, ensure smooth ongoing communication between departments to maintain an environment of continuous improvement
  • To present relevant updates in monthly management team meetings with regards to procedures and KPI's.
  • To provide support to Sales Directors and ASMs
  • To ensure appropriate measures are in place to ensure team remain motivated
  • To ensure consumable costs are kept to a minimum by monitoring usage and negotiating with suppliers
  • To continually communicate and track performance against sales forecast to Internal Sales team to ensure strategy is continuously evaluated and goals are being met
 
What we are looking for:
  • Previous experience in a sales operations manager role would be highly advantageous
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Desire and willingness to take ownership of ones' work and to prioritize work load
  • Capability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Good written and verbal English
  • Customer focused with the ability to build strong rapport
Apply now to avoid disappointment!!
£ 26000.00 - £ 28000.00 per annum
Wet Trades Groundworker - Location: Basingstoke - £26,000-28,000 per annum  
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long-term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.  
Role  
We are seeking a conscientious and enthusiastic Wet Trades / Groundworker with a can-do attitude and flexible approach. We are specifically looking for someone with a Plastering trade background but with broad experience and capability to complete tasks outside their core competency. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.
Essential Qualifications:
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A trade specific qualification minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
Required Experience:  
  • Over 5 years trade experience
Candidate Information  
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.  
 
The most important elements relating to the work are:
 
  • Diagnose and rectify faults within core and other trade related repair requests.
  • To ensure that the quality of work meets the highest standards at all times.
  • Support all trades to deliver a professional and safe maintenance and repairs service.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Keep the customer up to date with what is happening and is going to happen on their job.
  • Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Supervisor.
  • Apply sensible Health & Safety in all you do, using risk assessments, method statements and PPE when needed.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken
  • Ask your Supervisor/Contract Manager for assistance when required.
  • Participate on the call out rota and to work out of hours to the requirements of the client
  • Maintain your company vehicle in a clean and tidy condition at all times and report any defects to the Fleet Manager in a timely manner.
 
Benefits
  • Salary - £26,000 - £28,000 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Company Van
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 40000.00 - £ 40000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor - Location: Salisbury - £40,000    
     
This is the ideal role for a Quantity Surveyor with proven experience of working in the Refurbishment or Capital works sectors and is looking to join a leading company that provides a safe, secure and friendly working environment for all its employees.

As a Surveyor, you will be responsible for the financial and technical aspects of contracts including procurement, invoicing and payment to ensure effective cash-flow management and meet profit and ROCE budgets. You will also prepare tenders by measuring and calculating rates for estimating and ensure all work issued have labour targets to return agreed performance.  Additionally, you will manage the contract accounting and ensure prompt payment and control cost information. You will also develop and maintain relationships with the workforce, customers, subcontractors and suppliers.    

Your other duties will include
:

- Procuring & Managing subcontractors in line with contract budgets
- Ensuring productivity targets are agreed and issued before contract start
- Managing the billing process to minimise capital usage
- Producing monthly contract valuations

To be considered for this role, you must have
:
- Experience in the commercial management of response contracts, minor works and or planned projects    
     
- Experience of working with social housing and local authority clients desirable    
     
- Experience of working on schedule of rates type contracts and the ability to price minor works from first principles    
     
- A successful track record of converting tenders    
     
- A working knowledge of standard forms of contract    
     
- The ability to plan and supervise the delivery of contracts    
     
- The ability to build successful working relationships with customers and colleagues    
     
- Computer literacy    

As a Surveyor, you must be a customer focused team player with strong judgement and decision making abilities. You must also be commercially savvy and be adept at thinking logically and analytically. Exceptional interpersonal and communication attributes are also key.    
     
We like to challenge our employees, but we make sure you are rewarded- and we don't just assume that has to be monetary- we care about your development and we are committed to your career. We have a refreshing lack of hierarchy, which in return instil plenty of team spirit, support and the opportunity to learn.    
     
Benefits on offer:     
Competitive salary + bonus up to 25% of salary plus Competitive Company Car Scheme with fuel allowance, pension scheme and 23 days holiday (rising to 25).
£ 27000.00 - £ 28080.00 per annum
Carpenter/Plumber - Location: Portsmouth - c:£27,500 per annum  
The company is an expanding construction and maintenance company focused on delivering exceptional service to its clients and customers across the south of England.
Our Portsmouth City Council maintenance contract looks after 8,000 homes and 718 council buildings and we have been proud to have been partnering with the Council for the past 12 years. You will join our responsive team of over 150 staff with the opportunity to grow your career with training opportunities leading towards a variety of roles.
 
Role  
To carry out the right work at the right time; which means a quality job completed efficiently in a safe, clean and tidy way.
 
Essential Qualifications:
  • Full clean current driving license.
  • Minimum NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Must be able to show evidence of 2 other secondary skills
  • Over 2 years trade experience, ideally in the commercial repairs sector.
 
Benefits
  • Salary - c:£27,500 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Company Van
 
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 28080.00 - £ 28080.00 per annum
Plumbing Multi Trader - Location: Hampshire - £28,080 per annum    
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long-term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.    
Role    
We are seeking conscientious and enthusiastic trades persons with a can-do attitude and flexible approach. Trades persons must have qualifications and relevant experience in one of the following trades: Carpenter, Painter and Decorator, Roofer, Bricklayer, Ground Worker or Plumber but with broad experience and capability to complete tasks outside their core competency. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.  
Essential Qualifications:
  • A trade specific qualification minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Must be able to show evidence of 2 other secondary skills
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A DBS check is required before commence of role
Desired Qualifications:  
  • PASMA trained
  • CSCS Certificate
Candidate Information    
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.    
   
The most important elements relating to the work are:  
 
  • Diagnose and rectify faults within core and other trade related repair requests.
  • To ensure that the quality of work meets the highest standards at all times.
  • Support all trades to deliver a professional and safe maintenance and repairs service.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Keep the customer up to date with what is happening and is going to happen on their job, asking to see the repair and for any other repairs.
  • Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever
  • Possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Supervisor.
  • Apply sensible Health & Safety in all you do, using risk assessments, method statements and PPE when needed.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken
  • Ask your Supervisor/Contract Manager for assistance when required.
  • Be willing to work out of hours to the requirements of the client and participate on the call out rota
  • Your company vehicle must be kept clean and tidy at all times and any defects reported to the Fleet Manager in a timely manner.
Benefits
  • Salary - £28,080 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Company Van
 
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 15.00 - £ 15.00 per hour
Painters/Decorators - Location: Basingstoke - £15p/h  
I am looking for experienced painters who have a background working within social, domestic and MOD properties. The ideal candidate will come from a background in decorating within domestic homes.  
Role    
You will be responsible for decorating all aspects of social, retirement and MOD houses. You will liaise with your site manager and report directly to the contracts manager.    
Essential Qualifications:  
  • CSCS
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • MOD Clearance
  • Own Transport
Candidate Information    
The Successful candidate will have experience in planned and cyclical decorating within the property services industry. Candidates must have own transport as well as appropriate tools and PPE.    
For this role you must be able to communicate and engage with customers efficiently. You must have good customer service skills and be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner.      
Benefits    
Hourly rate of £15.  
You will be working for a highly reputable company, one of the UK's largest property services companies, at the forefront of looking after the built environment with particular expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors.  
The client understands and recognises that their people define the organisation and help them to grow, therefore are always looking to promote within  
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 35000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
Contracts Manager - Location: Swindon - £35,000-45,000 Salary    
My client is a decorating and maintenance contractor with over 30 years experience in the decoration and maintenance market.
Their Project portfolio is mainly within New Build, Private & Social Developments and it is preferable that the successful candidate has a proven track record in this discipline.  

Position    
They are looking to employ an experienced Contracts Manager with a painting and decorating background operating in the new build, private & social industries.
Candidate Information  
Successful candidates will spend approximately 80% of their time supervising contractors and direct personnel on site therefore experience supervising decorating contractors and sub-contractors is essential. The remainder of the time will be spent in the Swindon office, reporting to directors and planning managing sub-contractors meetings.  
   
You will have a proven background in decorating or maintenance and will have worked as a contracts manager or site manager previously, managing a small team.  
It is preferred that you will have a stable career background.  
 
Salary
This role carries a large salary range as my client are looking for the right person as opposed to somebody that ticks a box.  
This business truly employs a work hard and play hard attitude. They expect loyalty, commitment and hard work from those that they give opportunities to. In return, they will offer flexible scope, money and working conditions.  
Apply now!