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JOB TITLE

Handyman

WORK LOCATION

Putney

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Coventry

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Derby

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Birmingham

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Tooting Broadway

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Chiswick

JOB TITLE

Labourers

WORK LOCATION

London

JOB TITLE

General labourer

WORK LOCATION

Richmond

Handyman job overview

Handymen are responsible for a number of duties these include:

  • Inspect all community spaces daily to identify problems with litter, mechanical failure or breakdowns
  • Respond to tenants’ requests for maintenance services, including replacing air filters, installing new locks and troubleshooting smoke detectors
  • Repair plumbing, electrical and safety systems in tenants’ units as required
  • Ensure the parking lot and sidewalks are free from litter and debris
  • Maintain sprinkler system and rubbish bins on the premises
  • Test performance of in-unit appliances, such as refrigerators, microwaves, stoves, ovens and coffee makers
  • Provide tenants with advice and guidance on maintaining their apartment homes
  • Respond to requests from property managers and maintenance services as needed

Skills required

  • Ability to resolve problems and adhere to health and safety guidelines
  • Ability to deal with other contractors or maintenance workers
  • Being resourceful and self-motivated
  • Physically strong – capable of working with machinery or moving heavy equipment
  • Being flexible
  • Able to resolve complaints quickly and efficiently
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skill

FAQs

What qualifications do you need to be a handyman?

You don’t need any experience to become a handyman, though basic numeracy and literacy skills are important as is an ability to read and understand instructions.

However, there are many different qualifications you can gain to prepare yourself better such as City & Guilds, BTECs, and NVQs.

How long does it take to train as a handyman?

You can become a handyman straight out of college.

How much do handymen earn?

As a handyman, you can expect to earn around £17,000 and £25,000 a year depending on location and organisation. Pay doesn’t change much as your experience increases.

Are handymen in demand?

Yes handymen are highly valued as of 2019 there were over 240,000 registered handymen.

Can you become a handyman without an apprenticeship?

Yes, if you can still apply for your NVQ without doing an apprenticeship, yet an apprenticeship might still be perfect for you as you will learn more skills on the job.

What are the Working Hours of a handyman?

Most handymen work from 9-6, however many jobs may require you to work on the weekend or at different times of the day.

What are day-to-day tasks of a handyman?

  • Changing light bulbs and ensuring other fixtures and fittings are in good working order
  • Rewiring, changing fuses, junction boxes etc.
  • Minor plumbing and carpentry
  • Clearing or cleaning general areas
  • Shifting furniture or equipment
  • Assembling furniture or equipment
  • Garden/landscape installation and maintenance
  • Footpath maintenance
  • Painting and decorating
  • Clearing gutters
  • Changing filters on air conditioning systems
  • Maintaining property exterior through the different seasons

Why is there a high demand for handymen in the UK?

Demand in the construction industry will always be high in the UK with construction becoming the largest growing sector new jobs will always be available.(link to construction growth)

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