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The mere insertion of plants into the built environment can enhance comfort, satisfaction, well- being and performance.

Biophilic Design

At Biotecture we are always looking for enthusiastic suitably qualified operatives and technicians to join our ever growing maintenance team. Currently we also have the following positions for which we would like to receive applications. To apply for any of these positions please email your C.V. to careers@biotecture.uk.com.

Horticultural Support Technician

Location: London

Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits including London Zones 1-6 Oyster Card, interesting work, real responsibility, and opportunities for career progression!

Type: Permanent, Full Time

Biotecture is on the lookout for a Maintenance Operative with knowledge of horticulture and experience with water pumps / plumbing and electrics to join their fast-growing and close knit team. This role would be ideal for someone looking to become a specialist in supporting the infrastructure of maintaining living green walls and seeking to take on more responsibilities. Typically working in prestigious buildings predominantly around London and across the UK, your role will involve: Maintaining the irrigation rig and hydroponic systems in the field Early morning delivery of materials and equipment to site based teams. Ensuring horticultural quality of all living walls in the field & reporting issues to the team leader Pruning and carrying out ongoing maintenance of plants Maintaining a photographic record of the living wall Checking moisture levels, removing weeds, topping-up nutrients, treating for pests and diseases in line with instructions from horticultural quality manager & replanting as necessary Ensuring there are no leaks on walls and plant rooms Maintaining guttering, flashings and trims.

About You

  • Experience with irrigation and maintenance of irrigation
  • Full clean Drivers License
  • Practical experience troubleshooting issues with irrigation systems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Passionate and dedicated Sound & demonstrable knowledge of horticulture
  • Experience of water pumps / plumbing and electrics on both installation, maintenance and design of irrigation systems
  • Excellent knowledge of installation and maintenance of irrigation to both commercial and private clients (desirable)
  • Ideally, hold the following active tickets; IPAF, first aid PASMA, spraying including PA1 and PA6a.
  • Ability to work under own initiative, and ability to work flexible hours.

Candidates with previous experience in or job titles including Irrigation Maintenance Operative, Horticulture, Field Maintenance Operative, Horticultural, Maintenance Assistant, Living Wall Operative, Living Wall Gardener, Irrigation Consultant, Horticulturist, Gardener, Irrigation Specialist may also be considered.