Turfix Services Operatives

Job Title: Turfix Services Operatives

Turfix Services Operatives

Turfix Services Operatives

Employer: Turfix – part of The Pitchmark Group

Location: Remote

Head Office: Unit 108, Longmead Road, Emerald Park East, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS16 7FG

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job Type: Permanent

Are you a highly motivated individual with a strong background in the sports turf sector? If so, The Pitchmark Group, a Bristol-based Queen’s Award-winning family-run business with over a decade of experience specialising in line marking, sports equipment, and nutritional products for the UK and international markets, invites you to join our team as a Turfix Services Operative.

As a Turfix Services Operative, you will be responsible for all aspects of contracting works and ensuring all field markings comply with regulatory standards and guidelines. Ensuring all machinery is in proper working order whilst adhering to safety protocols and more.

If you are a passionate and driven professional and wish to work within an exciting and dynamic team, apply now to become an integral part of The Pitchmark Group. Your expertise and dedication will be invaluable in contributing to the organisation’s continued growth and success.

Role Responsibilities

  • Carry out contracting scope of works including but not limited to, initial and over-marking on both natural and synthetic surfaces, goalpost safety testing, surface treatment and cleaning
  • Utilising advanced marking techniques and equipment to mark a wide range of sports fields accurately and neatly. Including but not limited to football, rugby and athletics tracks
  • Ensure all field markings comply with regulatory standards and guidelines
  • Maintain proper field dimensions for markings for each specific sport and age group
  • Inspect field surfaces to ensure they are safe, level and free from hazards
  • Report any damage or imperfections in the field surface, including divots, turf damage, and irrigation issues to the client
  • Operate and maintain marking equipment, including line marking machines, sprayers, and stencils
  • Ensure all equipment is in proper working condition and perform routine maintenance tasks
  • Manage inventory of field marking paints, stencils and other materials
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines while performing duties at all times
  • Stay up to date with industry standards and regulations
  • Collaborate with grounds maintenance teams to schedule and co-ordinate field maintenance activities
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with customer stakeholders to understand specific field marking requirements

Knowledge, Experience & Essential Skills

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in the Sports Turf contracting sector
  • Knowledge of the Sports Turf Sector
  • Good communication skills
  • Good diary management
  • Be proactive and take initiative
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external staff
  • Takes pride in their work
  • Excellent time management and workload prioritisation skills
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office and company IT systems
  • Capability and willingness to demonstrate products
  • Possession of a full, preferably clean, driving license

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to speak a foreign language
  • GCSE Grade C above in Maths and English or equivalent
  • Ability to present to an audience of all levels
  • Have a willingness to learn

The benefits of working with us

  • 5 hours per week
  • Up to £26000 per annum *depending on experience
  • Fully expensed laptop, phone and company vehicle
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities with our unique in-house development programme and career coach
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays pro rata
  • 5 day off for your birthday
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Long service benefits
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • No weekend working

The Pitchmark Group is an equal opportunities employer.