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Carpenters x10

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Starting from £11 p/h
Closing date
Full Time

The goal of this role is to contribute to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking measurements and preparing the site for woodwork.
  • Preparing drawings for cabinetry, framing and other construction projects onsite.
  • Designing and installing fitted wooden shelves, cabinets and drywall.
  • Installing fixtures and fittings such as handles, locks and hinges.
  • Select and also evaluate materials for potential defects.
  • Reading and interpreting designs to meet specifications set by Architects.
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and other tradesmen.
  • Following all standards for kitchens and bathrooms in remodelling projects.
  • Sourcing timber by size, strength and budget for woodworking or joinery projects.
  • Assessing and reviewing additional carpentry or joinery refurbishments.
  • Performing finish carpentry including siding, flooring and built-ins.
  • Building foundations, installing floor beams, laying sub-flooring and installing walls and roofing systems.
  • Fitting and installing trim, doors, stairs, moulding and hardware.
  • Measuring, cutting and joining materials made of wood or wood substitutes.
  • Repairing and renovating wooden structures.
  • Preparing cost estimates for clients.
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and sketches.
  • Read blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements.
  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed.
  • Cut, shape and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements.
  • Build window frames, doors, staircases and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items.
  • Lay out floorings, roofings or drywalls ensuring they are leveled and compatible.
  • Carve and assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves and other items and install them where designated.
  • Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance.
  • Build scaffolding and other construction structures

The ideal candidate would be an individual with great hand dexterity and an eye for detail and will also have good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential.


  • Proven experience as carpenter.
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials.
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction.
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.).
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings.
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times.
  • knowledge of building and construction.
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail.
  • knowledge of maths.
  • the ability to work well with others.
  • the ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools.
  • the ability to work on your own.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • An associate degree, diploma or an apprenticeship in carpentry.
  • Creativity and design skills.
  • Experience of using hand and power tools such as drills, chisels, sanders, saws and nail guns.
  • Joinery or cabinet-making skills.
  • Knowledge of building regulations and codes to be adhered to.

To see the full job description, please click here – GHR – Carpenter JD

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