Vacancy: Maintenance Team Member Required (CLOSED)


An opportunity has become available to join Summerhall’s multidisciplinary Maintenance Team in the heart of Edinburgh.

We are looking for hard working individuals with maintenance experience who can work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing workloads by prioritising accordingly without compromise to our high standards. An ideal candidate would have the ability to work alone whilst also contributing positively to the wider team.

Tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Filling holes and simple plastering

– Fitting doors and associated ironmongery

– Changing door locks

– Painting and decorating

– Emergency and basic plumbing duties

– Fixing and building flat pack furniture

– Repair and replacement of faulty lighting units and light bulbs, with basic electrical knowledge

– Assisting with rubbish removal, moving furniture and equipment around the building

– Responding to emergency maintenance requests as required

– External maintenance and caretaking, such as car park areas, fences, gutters, yard care

– Roof clearances and minor roof repairs

– Building stages and events set ups

– Assisting with Fringe festival builds

Required Skills:

– Basic carpentry

– Simple plastering

– Basic plumbing

– Basic electrical knowledge

– Full clean driving licence

A background of working in an arts venue or theatre would be desirable but is not essential, as would a working knowledge of motor vehicles.

This role is a full time position working 40 hours over 5 days. You may occasionally have to work weekends or additional days during busy periods in our events calendar.

Start date is immediate.

Salary is dependent on experience.

To apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to recruitment@summerhall.co.uk by Friday March 30, 2018.