General Assistant / Labourer

Location Gillingham, Kent

Duration Full Time, Permanent

Salary £10.50 per hour + overtime

Hours Rolling Shift Pattern of 5 days on 3 days off, average 39.5 hrs per week Shift is 7.30am to 5pm (plus call out). Working weekends and bank holidays is a requirement.

About us
MEMS Power Generation are a specialist temporary power solutions provider in operation 24/7, supplying disaster recovery solutions for our diverse range of customers including small businesses through to blue-chip multinational organisations and utility companies. With a fleet of over 600 generators and over 40 years of experience, we are the supplier of choice in the UK power rental market.

About you
You will have excellent customer service skills, be able to work well in a team and be physically fit.  You will also hold a full UK Driving Licence.

About the role
As a General Assistant, you will check, maintain and repair our rental equipment and accessories. You will be required to carry out general maintenance both on and off-site, assisting in keeping the yard and workshop clean and tidy.

Key responsibilities

  • General maintenance duties
  • General labouring duties
  • Maintaining rental equipment and accessories
  • Keeping the yard and workshop areas clean and tidy
  • Maintaining, cleaning and general repairs on vehicles
  • Assist with refurbishing equipment and vehicles
  • Assist with general building work
  • Assist with mechanical repairs
  • Assist with generator service
  • Sorting, cleaning and repairs of cable
  • Assisting on-site installs/de-installs & servicing
  • Driving company vehicles as the business necessitate
  • Forklift truck driving (once trained)


Working as part of our small team on a shift rota system, this role is an exciting opportunity for you to be at the forefront of the MEMS rental operation.

We aim to employ motivated people to continue to represent MEMS as an employer of choice whilst delivering exceptional service to our customers. If you believe you have the attributes to join our team, please click here to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that all employees complete our screening process which includes a criminal check.

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