2174 Training Area Operative

Job Description

Landmarc Support Services Ltd manage and maintain over 220,000 hectares of land across the United Kingdom on behalf of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (part of the Ministry of Defence). This land is used to provide realistic and challenging terrain for military training and comprises some of the most important and remote landscapes in the country.

We currently have an exciting opportunity at Otterburn Camp for a Variable Hours, Training Area Operative. This is a flexible role, offering you the opportunity to work around commitments that you already have or it can just be a way of earning some extra money. As a variable hours member of staff we can only guarantee you a minimum of 8 hours a month, and this will usually be early mornings and late evenings and could easily fit in around another job alternatively you may be looking for something to do in your spare time, as this role is very much for someone who enjoys working out on military ranges.

As the Training Area Operative you will be responsible for carrying out any duties within your capability as required to support estate delivery focusing on but not limited to Training Areas and to ensure that the Training Estate Facilities are fit for purpose.

Please be aware this is a variable hours position, Landmarc will only be able to offer you a minimum of 8 hours a month.

Key Responsibilities:

* Preparing training areas for use

* Preventative maintenance

* Grounds maintenance

* Forestry and maintenance works

* Manufacturing targets

* Equipment testing

* Calibrating, sustainability tasks

* Driving and operating fleet vehicles

* To ensure that the Training Estate Facilities adhere to safe systems of work

* Liaise with stakeholders

* Use both IT and paper based systems to complete any relevant documentation

What you can do:

* Knowledge in H&S such as COSHH, manual handling, risk assessment and safe systems of work

* Have an experience as a range/training area user

* Experience of track and fencing maintenance

* Have a full drivers licence valid in the United Kingdom and where required, hold a specialist licences e.g. HGV, PCV

* Ability to operate rural plant and machinery (holds valid certificate)

* Willingness to undertake training to work in high risk areas e.g. Transporting dangerous loads