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Craft Employee (Bricklayer and Carpenter)

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary
£24,982 - £29,577 per annum
Closing date
6 Oct 2021

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Sector
Housing, Community Services
Contract Type
Full time
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The Asset Management and Maintenance service is responsible for providing a responsive and cyclical maintenance service to around 27,000 council house properties. We are recruiting Bricklayers and Carpenters trade employees, who are multi skilled and able to complete jobs in their chosen trade and associated work. The successful applicant will work as part of a team of Multi-skill employees, to deliver a customer focused, value for money repairs and maintenance service, ensuring the job is completed right first time.

You will be expected to demonstrate: 

  • You possess the skills for the job
  • You are customer focussed
  • You are conversant with mobile technology

Bricklayer – The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a full range of bricklaying repairs, maintenance and installation works: Examples such as but not limited to - Paving slabs, Steps and Fillets. Brickwork to out buildings and chimneys. Pointing work. Internal / external walls including garden/boundary walls and pillars. Builders openings for Gas appliances etc.

Carpenter – The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a full range of Carpentry repairs, maintenance and installation works: Examples such as but not limited to - Kitchen cupboards & worktops. Floor / ceiling joists and boarding. Structural roofing timbers. Repairs & installation of all types of doors, windows, composite items and associated work including frames, linings, architraves, skirtings, mouldings, etc.

The Successful post holder must possess: -

  • NVQ level 2 in either Bricklaying or Carpentry 
  • Full Driving License
  • Relevant experience to complete the job at first visit
  • At least 2 years’ experience in their chosen trade

Please note that qualifications listed as a requirement must be produced at interview should you be invited to attend.

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to attend a skills test.

For an informal discussion, please contact Chris Lewis on 0121 569 6120.

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours

37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

Supporting documents
Job Description
Personnel Specification
Information for Applicants

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