General Carpenter

Recruiter
Norwegian Log Buildings
Location
Reading
Salary
£24000/annum - Progressive role
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
General Carpenter

Location: Reading - Charvil Area, Berkshire
Salary: £24,000 - Progressive role.
Contract: Permanent, Full-Time. Mon-Fri 07:30 - 16:30

About us

Norwegian Log has been manufacturing and supplying traditional solid log cabins, lodges, transportable and other buildings for private clients, public bodies/charities and commercial organisations for more than twenty years. From simple garden buildings to holiday lodge developments, from luxury log swimming pool enclosures to commercial log buildings.

About the job

Responsibilities:

• Site erection of Solid Log Cabins, Education Buildings & other related timber structures
• Ensuring correct equipment & product is present & correct for projects
• Maintaining a safe and tidy working environment, within the working environment
• General preparatory / repair work on raw materials may also be required
• Understanding and co-operation in all Health & Safety matters
• Maintaining a consistent high quality output of all work undertaken
• Regular liaison with Contract Manager to ensure build phase targets are met
• A flexible approach to your working hours will be required on occasion
• Frequent requirement to work away (UK only) Monday to Friday (Typical Projects may have a 4 to 6 week duration) returning home for weekends only.

What we need from you

Qualifications/Skills:

• Minimum of 5 year’s general carpentry essential
• Minimum of Carpentry NVQ Level 2 experience essential – ideally Level 3
• Previous construction experience (e.g. commercial housing & developments, or alternatively a physical outdoor role/experience will be considered)
• Full UK driving licence and own transport required due occasional need to meet directly at alternate address. (Client site address) Company vehicles also available.
• Heavy lifting & manual handling required – physically demanding role.
• Excellent communication skills – customer facing.
• Comprehensive ability to read, write & understand English instructions
• Problem solving, improvising and use of own initiative important
• Demonstrating carpentry vocation by owning a selection of your own relevant tools
• Punctual, Presentable & Reliable

If you think this is something that you could physically do, if you want to be part of a team which works hard, has a great team work attitude and you want to learn and progress with a very successful and highly regarded company then we would like to hear from you