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Location: BATH, SOMERSET Salary: 12.00 - 12.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3078798
Job Description

Job title: Multi-skilled Carpenter/Joiner
Department/School: Estates
Grade: 5
Location: University of Bath estate

Job purpose
The Building Section Workshop provides an in-house service to the University community covering minor repairs and maintenance requirements in respect of the estate’s buildings’ fabric, doors, windows and hard landscaping, along with the creation of simple, good quality bespoke furniture and equipment as may be required. The post holder will be a member of the team and be expected to contribute enthusiastically to the development and maintenance of the service provided.

Special conditions:
Provide own hand tools.
Post holder will be provided with, and expected to wear at all times, corporate work wear, plus all PPE appropriate to the tasks to be undertaken.
To take part in the on call and late duty rotas

Main duties and responsibilities

1 Undertake tasks as allocated from work requests received by the Workshop Supervisor in a courteous, professional and timely manner. Work may include, but not be limited to:
• Installing and repairing kitchens and bathrooms
• Refurbishing buildings
• New door and fire doors
• Fire door checking
• Repairing flooring
• Repairing locks and cylinders
• Repairing walls, groundworks
• Building furniture
• Making signs

2 To manage all Health & Safety issues within the working area

3 Arrange supply of equipment/materials from Stores/external suppliers and book against work requests used in a timely manner

4 To recognise patterns of failure, including causes, to communicate observations and make recommendations for lasting repair

5 Carry and use a University provided mobile phone whilst at work and on call

6 To take part in on the job training when required

7 Responsible for contributing towards the Department’s energy saving goals.

Person Specification

Apprenticeship in carpentry, building maintenance or similar to NVQ Level 2 (basic) or equivalent
Apprenticeship in carpentry, building maintenance or similar to NVQ Level 3 (advanced) or equivalent

Demonstrable experience in a varied role post apprenticeship

Working in environment where public have access to working areas

Good understand of Health & Safety issues and familiar with basic risk assessments

Basic knowledge of locksmithing

Previous experience of using workshop woodworking machinery

Completed courses in Asbestos Awareness, Working at Heights, scaffolding tower erection, Safe Lifting etc 


Demonstrate good customer care skills

Good communication skills

Able to train/coach others

Basic computer skills

Full UK driving licence 

Able to work as part of a team or alone with minimum of supervision

Attention to detail

Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively and efficiently

Flexible and amicable attitude to change as driven by needs of the section to achieve its service requirements 