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Pin icon PO3 Portsmouth
Pound Sterling icon £25 per hour
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 8 May 2024
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We have a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Carpenter to join our growing team in Portsmouth. If you have your own tools and van, look no further – we’d love to hear from you.

Skilled Carpenter / Multi Trader
Portsmouth, PO3 5JS

  • Full time, permanent
  • £25 per hour
  • Must have own tools and van

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

A. Purkiss Buildings & Decorating Contractors Limited is a family-operated company. We operate within Hampshire for local authorities (Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Eastleigh), chartered surveyors and private clients on a variety of projects, generally remaining local to Portsmouth.

We have a variety of clients from school projects, social housing, university works, colleges, office refurbishment and empty residential property packages, to occupied social housing day repairs, kitchen installations, external fabric repairs etc with a full range of skills required.

Due to continued expansion, we are looking for a skilled Carpenter/Multi Trader to join our team to support us as we scale up our efforts.

About the Carpenter role:

The purpose of the role is to cover all aspects of carpentry and there will be both external and internal works. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work and strives to uphold the high standards that we have built our trusted reputation around.

To be considered for the role you must have the flexibility to work as a Carpenter/Multi Trader and can operate as an SMSTS Foreman as required.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to grow within the company and take further responsibilities as a non-working site foreman (as the need arises).

Working hours:

You will be expected to be on site to start work for 7.30am and finish at 4.30pm, with two 30 minute breaks during the day.

About you:

You must be experienced in all expects 1st and 2nd fix carpentry with good finish standards and have your own tools and van. You will be working closely with the Contracts Manager to achieve specified targets.

The perfect candidate will be:

  • Experienced working within the social housing & school environment  
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to motivate others to drive projects forward.
  • Able to work independently or with others to deliver projects as a team.
  • Organised with good time keeping skills
  • Good levels of Health & Safety awareness
  • Polite and courteous with all clients, including residents within occupied properties, when representing the company
  • Able to maintain a clean and tidy site

The following would be preferred but are not essential as full training will be provided to the correct candidate:

  • SMSTS trained (and current DBS checked)
  • First Aid trained

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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