General Assistant / Labourer – Gillingham Kent

Location Gillingham, Kent

Duration Full Time, Permanent

Salary £13 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.

General Assistant

About us
MEMS Power Generation is one of the leading generator rental suppliers in the UK, specialising in temporary power solutions with over 45 years of experience. Operating 24/7, they supply temporary power solutions for a diverse range of customers, including small businesses through to blue-chip multinational organisations and utility companies. They are the supplier of choice in the UK power rental market focused on sustainability, with a mission to be the company that best understands their customers’ needs for temporary power solutions while providing superior service levels.

About you
You will have excellent communication skills, be able to work well in a team and be physically fit.

You must 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.  Driving various company vehicles along with towing will be a requirement of the role.  Full training will be provided on all aspects of the role.


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance increasing through company loyalty program
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Wellbeing related benefits
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Free Parking & Refreshments


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 necessitates
  • Towing small trailers (once trained)
  • 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. Please read our Candidate Policy