Trainee Maintenance Administrator

3rd April 2024

Founded in 1978, Clark Contracts Ltd is a privately owned main contractor with several operating divisions; Construction, Fit Out, Small Works, Retail, Housing, Maintenance and Manufactured Joinery. ​We employ over 220 people with offices in the East and West of Scotland.

We are now looking to recruit a Trainee Maintenance Administrator to join the organisation. The successful candidate will complete a relevant Modern Apprenticeship.


Role & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will work in our Maintenance Division, report to the Contracts Managers and will be trained in the following:


  • Logging jobs
  • Arranging and co-ordinating surveys for insurance and planned works
  • Cost control and analysis
  • Produce and submit reports to both customers and internal contacts
  • Answering and responding to telephone calls, e-mails, portal updates
  • Sourcing and purchasing of materials for insurance and planned works
  • Collation and processing of weekly paperwork from the directly employed operatives
  • Liaising with subcontractors on planned works
  • General administration of the department



To be considered for this role candidates should


  • Have a willingness to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent time management skills
  • Have strong IT Skills
  • Have excellent communication skills and be capable of multi-tasking
  • Be adaptable to change within a fast paced environment
  • Have the ability to work both as part of a team and by using their own initiative


The successful candidate will work alongside a third party training provider in order to complete their SVQ. Due to this role being a Modern Apprenticeship the relevant Apprenticeship rate will apply until successful completion.


This is a full time, permanent position and it will be based at our head office in Paisley. To apply or for more information please email


Candidates who apply for this role will have their data stored for the purposes of the recruitment process. The storage of your data complies with The General Data Protection Regulation. Full details of what is stored and how can be found in our Recruitment Privacy Notice.

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