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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 Castlelaw Ranges in Scotland.

As the Training Area Operative your main responsibilities will be to ensure that the Training Estate facilities and ranges are fit for purpose, maintaining a safe, efficient and sustainable place for our Armed Forces to train, this pivotal role is essential to the delivery of the contract.

We are looking for someone who either has previous knowledge of working on the Defence Training Estate or someone who is keen to learn new skills and bring an enthusiastic willingness to learn, Landmarc will provide full training for the successful applicant.

This position is being offered on a permanent contract. You will be required to work flexibly over a 37 hour week, between the hours of 07:30 - 23:00. There will be a requirement to work some weekends, this is reflected in our Variable Days Allowance.             

Main Responsibility

To ensure that the Training Estate Facilities are fit for use and adhere to safe systems of work

Maintenance and setting up of firing ranges

Construction of targets for range use

Preventative and Reactive maintenance tasks

Grounds maintenance such as fencing, mowing and strimming

Potential for forestry work such as removal of fallen trees (training provided)

Operation and maintenance of plant and equipment  (training provided)

Driving and operating fleet vehicles

Carry out additional duties as required

The Ideal Candidate

Knowledge of Health and Safety such as COSHH, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work

Basic labouring, caretaking and DIY skills

Excellent communication skills

Ability to complete documentation

Basic IT skills and ability to use a tablet

Willingness to undertake further training

Must hold Full Valid UK Driving Licence (essential)



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 


* Application updates may be sent to you via email, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please note some emails may arrive in your junk mail folder.



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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