Carpenter & Joiner

Job title: Carpenter & Joiner

Department: Operations, Maintenance Team

Line management responsibilities: None

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Salary: £24,915 per annum

Hours: 40 hrs per week plus half an hour unpaid break. Annual leave is 28 days inclusive of Bank Holidays, which you may be expected to work.

Role Overview:
With a number of exciting projects now in progress at The Lost Gardens, we are looking for a skilled, self-motivated and enthusiastic carpenter & joiner to join our maintenance team. The person will be required to deliver both planned and reactive maintenance, refurbishment of historic buildings with good all-round skills in carpentry and joinery with a knowledge of building maintenance, to a high standard, both on and off site.

Principal purpose of role:
Support the work of the Maintenance Manager assisting with new-build projects, refurbishment of historic structures and routine maintenance. Work is both on and off site. 
Key Skills
• Qualified or time served carpenter & joiner 
• Refurbishment of historic buildings (i.e. glazing,  putty pointing, splicing of new timbers)
• Fully experienced with workshop machinery i.e. spindle moulder, planer thicknesser, panel saw etc 
• The ability to carry out routine building maintenance
• To be well organised and able to deliver projects on time.
• The ability to work closely with the Maintenance team and brainstorm creative design solutions.
• Good communication skills at all levels
• Full driving licence
Personal Qualities • Ability to work on multiple projects
• Excellent customer service skills
• Friendly, punctual and enthusiastic
• Carpentry & joinery 
• Joinery workshop manufacturing 
• General building maintenance/refurbishment
• Painting and decorating
In return you will be rewarded with:
Staff benefit scheme including
Free entry to the Eden Project and other local attractions during employment
Discount in the Heligan Shop & Plant Centre
Free Parking
Sociable hours with no shift work
Discounts on retail within the Gardens and any associated companies
Heavily discounted staff meals

How to apply:

Please click here to send us your CV along with a personal statement (no more than 1 side of A4) explaining why you would be great in this role.

Closing Date:
Wednesday 12th July

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