Technician in Wood and Brickwork Trades

Bournemouth & Poole College
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Technician in Wood and Brickwork Trades- Poole-Full Time- Permanent - £17,400 per annum

Do you have knowledge and experience of the construction industry as well as a minimum Level 1 in Construction?
Are you a dynamic individual who is able to problem solve effectively and work off your own initiative?
Do you have previous Health and Safety experience in the use of construction industry equipment?

If so, Bournemouth and Poole College are currently recruiting for a new Technician in Wood and Brickwork Trades to join our Construction team in Poole. We are looking for individuals with previous experience in the construction industry with strong knowledge of health and safety processes and regulations.

If you feel you have the necessary skills, then please apply for this Technician in Wood and Brickwork role today!

About Us
We are the largest provider of further education and apprentices within the area, we have around 11,000 students that are from across the UK and the world. Our passion is to ensure students are qualified, find jobs and can progress in their career. We are proud to say our apprenticeships training ranks in the top 30% of colleges and we work with over 2,000 business.

The Construction Department
The Construction Department is based across two sites. The Fulcrum is located at Tower Park in Poole and the other is the main North Road Campus. The Fulcrum has two purpose built buildings which facilitate brick and wood occupations, for example boat building, site, shop, bench, fitted and furniture carpentry. The Fulcrum facilities also include two computer classrooms and students also have access to computer trollies. The North Road campus consists of Electrical, Paint and Decorating, Plastering and Plumbing. The facilities include separate workshops for each area to give the students a realistic approach to the workplace. The electrical workshops have dedicated bays of various finishes and fixed and mobile work/examination rigs. There are also designated classrooms with suitable visual aids to facilitate teaching and learning.

The Role
As a Technician in Wood and Brickwork trades you will undertake technician duties, generally in the centre's workshops, stores and in other areas as directed and to assist lecturers and instructors in the delivery and maintenance of training programmes.
Technician activities will include: supporting the students; staff, lecturers to maintain a high standard of operation; check levels of stock and work with wood machinists: support lecturers ensuring H&S within the workshops and classrooms; facilitate learning by demonstrating good practice electrical skills. You will also be expected to take place in standardisation and moderation activates in line with Awarding Organisation and current industry best practise.
Additionally, this role will involve maintaining, cleaning and repairing apparatus, equipment and workshops to the standard required by awarding bodies for the delivery of their courses.
In terms of Health and Safety you will be responsible for ensuring that all workshops are compliant and safe as well maintaining up to date H&S legislation. You will work to improve and modernise H&S processes and practises and keep them in line with H&S regulations.

Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes
- Health and Safety in use of Construction industry equipment
- Experience in implementing successful processes and systems
- The ability to analyse and solve problems
- Interpersonal and negotiation skills
- Ability to work under own initiative
- Team player
- Flexible, dynamic and approachable attitude
- Excellent communication skills
- Basic ILT skills
- Ability to work to deadlines
- First Aid Trained or willing to undertake training provided by the college
- Minimum of a level 1 in construction or equivalent experience
- Forklift trained
- Must hold a relevant electrical qualification

Next Step
If you feel you have what it takes for this Technician in Wood and Brickwork Trades role, then please click apply and complete our application process through the college careers page.
Please be aware we only accept fully completed applications, therefore please take the time to complete our application form.
The closing date for this role is 27th May 2018 and interviews will take place after this.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

Package description
Technician in Wood and Brickwork Trades- Poole-Full Time- Permanent - £17,400 per annum

Skills Required

technician, support, wood, brickwork, electrical, health and safety, problem solving, forklift


technician, support, wood, brickwork, electrical, health and safety, problem solving, forklift

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