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Training Area Operative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services currently have an exciting opportunity for a Training Area Operative to join the team at Wyke Regis Training Camp in Weymouth.

As the Training Area Operative you will be part of a dedicated team responsible for accounting, maintaining and replacing Military stores, and maintenance tasks on the Defence Estate, working alongside and under the direction of serving soldiers to support Royal Engineers training on the Fleet Lagoon.

This role is being offered on a 37 hour permanent contract from Monday – Friday, occasional overtime will be available.

Main Responsibility

Main Responsibilities

Work alongside the Motor Transport section

Driving, operating, cleaning, accounting and maintaining the Units Mechanical Handling Equipment

Carry out pre use checks, and fault reporting on the Ministry of Defence (MOD) computerised system (JAMES)

To support visiting units during training with boats operating on the Fleet Lagoon

Supporting the Unit’s Workshop with Mechanical Handling Equipment ensuring throughputs, and workflows, relating to the planned maintenance programme

Supporting the Departments stores accountants with stores preparation/stocktaking

Crane slinging

Maintenance tasks on the Defence Estate such as; painting, pressure washing, strimming

Carry out additional tasks as directed by the Team Leader and Manager

The Ideal Candidate

Good knowledge of Health and Safety and safe systems of work

Computer Literacy skills

Candidates must be Physically Fit

Have excellent communication skills

Must hold LGV (HGV) Cat C Licence (with no more than 3 Points)

Ideally hold RYA Level 2 in boat operating (training will be provided)

Must hold a Full Driving Licence Valid in the UK

Package Description

Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary; in addition to this, we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:


Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join our company stakeholder pension scheme, whereby the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary.


Employees are entitled to 25 days’ pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. Three extra discretionary days added to our annual leave allowances at Christmas.

Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service.

Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days’ holiday to use throughout the year.

Other benefits

Edenred – employee savings scheme

Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions

Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones

Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training

Health Cash Plan – All employees can join. You can also add up to four children under the age of 24 to your policy

Family friendly policy

Sick pay - After 6 months of service 


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About the Company

Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.

By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.

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