Carpenter

08/06/2021

ROLE SUMMARY

We are looking for a skilled Carpenter join our team! As a Carpenter, your main responsibility will be construction and repair of building frameworks and structures such as stairways, door-frames, partitions, and rafters.

We expect you to have strong attention to details and a very good knowledge of different carpentry materials.

If you are a hard working person who can easily work alone and in the team when needed, then we are looking for you!

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Installing Wooden Structures Such As Roofing Frames, Rafters, Partitions, Joists And Stud Work
  • Adding Fixtures And Fittings Such As Door Handles, Locks, Hinges And Closures
  • Liaising With Clients, Suppliers And Other Construction Professionals
  • Reading Drawings And Designs To Work To Specifications Prepared By Other Construction Professionals, Architects And Building Code Recommendations
  • Plan The Work And The Buying Of Necessary Materials And Equipment
  • Promote And Maintain Health And Safety, Including Site Inspections To Ensure Safety Rules Are Being Followed
  • Communicate With Any Consultants, Subcontractors, Supervisors, Planners, Quantity Surveyors And Others Involved In The Project
  • Deal With Any Unexpected Problems That May Occur During The Project.

 

You’ll need to show:

  • Strong Communication Skills – For Liaising With A Wide Range Of Clients, Professionals And Workers On Site
  • Leadership Skills And An Ability To Motivate Your Team To Ensure A High Standard Of Work
  • Excellent Planning And Organisational Skills
  • Resilience And Problem-Solving Skills – In Order To Overcome Unexpected Challenges During The Construction Process
  • An Ability To Make Decisions Under Pressure, So That The Project Can Progress
  • An Awareness Of Health And Safety Procedures And Legislation

 

 QUALIFICATIONS 

  • An associate degree or an apprenticeship in carpentry
  • Experience of using hand and power tools such as drills, chisels, sanders, saws and nail guns
  • Proven experience as carpenter
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Relevant H&S Training eg: Manual Handling etc.

ABOUT US

DM Habens is a leading construction company specialising in public sector and commercial construction projects in the South of England. Our clients include County Councils, Local Authorities, NHS hospitals and primary care units, schools, colleges and churches. We also undertake work in the
commercial sector.

The company commenced trading in 1984 under the name of D.M.Habens. As a construction company we have steadily grown in a controlled manner over the years and in 1998 become a limited company. We have a good reputation as a construction company, and regularly execute projects for, Hampshire County Council, Portsmouth City Council, Portsmouth Diocese, Portsmouth NHS, Surrey & Borders NHS, and also directly for local schools, churches and architects.

DM Habens is committed to a comprehensive policy of equal opportunities in employment in which individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities without regard to race, religion or belief, colour, sex, within the company. The aim of this policy is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on grounds not relevant to good employment practice. A complete copy of DM Habens (The Builder) Ltd equal opportunities policy is available on request.

REQUIREMENTS

  • An associate degree or an apprenticeship in carpentry
  • Experience of using hand and power tools such as drills, chisels, sanders, saws and nail guns
  • Proven experience as carpenter
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Relevant H&S Training eg: Manual Handling etc.