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LAMMA 2019

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Horticultural Support Technician - Field based

£24,000 per annum

United Kingdom

Location: London
Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits including London Zones 1-6 Oyster Card, interesting work, real responsibility, and opportunities for career progression!

An innovative designer, builder and supplier of hydroponic, modular living wall systems is on the lookout for a Maintenance Operative with knowledge of horticulture and experience with water pumps / plumbing and electrics to join their fast-growing and close knit team.

Using a patented system, they offer a range of services - from research and consultancy, to design, installation and project management. They are here to transform urban landscapes through green infrastructure and have noticeably helped improve air quality, reduce noise and mitigate the urban heat island effect.

From the time the company was first founded, they have since expanded to two acres of glasshouses for horticultural operations and now manage projects across the country, working with partners in Scandinavia, mainland Europe, North America and the Middle East!

This role would be ideal for someone looking to become a specialist in supporting the infrastructure of maintaining living green walls and seeking to take on more responsibilities.

About the Role
Typically working in prestigious buildings predominantly around London and across the UK, your role will involve:

  • Maintaining the irrigation rig and hydroponic systems in the field
  • Early morning delivery of materials and equipment to site based teams.
  • Ensuring horticultural quality of all living walls in the field & reporting issues to the team leader
  • Pruning and carrying out ongoing maintenance of plants
  • Maintaining a photographic record of the living wall
  • Checking moisture levels, removing weeds, topping-up nutrients, treating for pests and diseases in line with instructions from horticultural quality manager & replanting as necessary
  • Ensuring there are no leaks on walls and plant rooms
  • Maintaining guttering, flashings and trims

About You:

  • Experience with irrigation and maintenance of irrigation
  • Full clean Drivers License
  • Practical experience troubleshooting issues with irrigation systems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Passionate and dedicated
  • Sound & demonstrable knowledge of horticulture
  • Experience of water pumps / plumbing and electrics on both installation, maintenance and design of irrigation systems
  • Excellent knowledge of installation and maintenance of irrigation to both commercial and private clients (desirable)
  • Ideally, hold the following active tickets; IPAF, first aid PASMA, spraying including PA1 and PA6a.
  • Ability to work under own initiative, and ability to work flexible hours

Sound exciting? Click on the APPLY button now.

No agencies, please.

Candidates with previous experience in or job titles including Irrigation Maintenance Operative, Horticulture, Field Maintenance Operative, Horticultural, Maintenance Assistant, Living Wall Operative, Living Wall Gardener, Irrigation Consultant, Horticulturist, Gardener, Irrigation Specialist may also be considered.



Jobheron
SectorFarm Operative/ Farm Sprayer/ Driver
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID69661

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