Carpenter/Handy Person

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £105 - £135/day


Our client is a medium sized company operating in the field of commercial building maintenance in the south east of England
This role will often involve going to several sites each day which will therefore involve a reasonable amount of travel in between. You will ideally live within 10-20 miles of Walton on Thames.
They are looking for an additional member of staff who specialises in carpentry based maintenance and repairs (some knowledge of basic plumbing and electrical work would be very advantageous) but flexibility is a key requirement along with an understanding of when to call in to ask for more specialist back up when needed
The work is very varied and rarely are 2 days the same
Due to the nature of the works carried out and the type of properties worked on they do require someone who possesses excellent customer/interpersonal skills and who is able to make clients feel at ease in sometimes "stressful" situations which cause them to be anxious – for example responding to a break in. There is a need to clearly communicate with the office to update on the situation where required
Experience of good practice in Health and Safety is a firm requirement, training will be provided to expand this area of competence
All of the company’s work lists and worksheets are done electronically (on iPads) and a reasonable degree of computer literacy will be needed.
Formal qualification required.
This role will be PAYE, NOT SELF EMPLOYED and a company vehicle will be provided if required.
40 hour working week Monday – Friday plus some overtime by arrangement
Salary is depending on experience level plus reasonable travel costs
20 days paid holiday + bank holidays for employed persons

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