Biotecture Ltd is hiring

on Monday, 23 August 2021. Posted in News

Biotecture is looking for enthusiastic suitably qualified Maintenance Living Wall Supervisor and Horticultural Support Technician to join their maintenance team. To apply, please email your C.V. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Maintenance Living Wall Supervisor

Location: London
Salary: £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits including London Zones 1-6 Oyster Card
Type: Permanent, Full Time
 
Biotecture Ltd has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Supervisor with a passion for plants and horticulture to join us, covering London and the UK.
 
This is a field-based role requiring a forward-thinking team leader who is passionate and dedicated, with a sound and demonstrable knowledge of horticulture and irrigation systems. The role offers real responsibility and a chance of progression. It is an ideal position for someone looking to become a specialist in maintaining living green walls whilst wanting to develop their management skills.
 
You will be leading a team who will be performing tasks such as pruning and maintaining plants, maintaining irrigation systems, checking moisture levels, topping up nutrients, pest control, etc. You must be happy to work at height to be considered for this role.
 
Responsibilities
  • Assist the management team to deliver and enhance the quality of all living walls delivered by Biotecture’s maintenance team
  • Exceed in delivery of targets and ensure the productivity of your team in the field
  • Provide reporting in line with Biotecture’s processes
  • Champion health and safety across the maintenance teams
  • Deliver excellent customer service with the client onsite
  • Ensure compliance and effective delivery of Risk and Method statements
  • Ensure that all site dossiers and maintenance plans are up to date
  • Work at height undertaking horticultural and irrigation maintenance of living wall systems
  • Maintain photographic records of the living walls
  • Check moisture levels
  • Remove weeds
  • Top-up nutrients
  • Treat for pests and diseases in line with instructions from horticultural quality manager
  • Undertake continuous professional development to constantly deliver outstanding horticultural quality of living walls
  • Maintain the irrigation system on living walls and plant rooms
  • Maintain guttering, flashings, and trims
Skills and experience
  • Sound and demonstrable knowledge of horticulture (essential)
  • Experience of water pumps/plumbing and electrics on both installation, maintenance, and design of irrigation systems (desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience of installation and maintenance of irrigation to both commercial and private clients (desirable)
  • Comfortable to work at height from scaffold towers and cherry pickers up to 25M high (essential)
  • Full clean driving (essential)
  • Certification – IPAF, PASMA, first aid, spraying including PA1 and PA6a (desirable)
  • Ability to work under own initiative and work flexible hours
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Passionate and dedicated
 
Horticultural Support Technician
Location: London
Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits including London Zones 1-6 Oyster Card
Type: Permanent, Full Time
 
Biotecture 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. 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. 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
Skills and experience
  • 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.
  • 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.
 
Interested?
Please send your applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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