joiner in leeds

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leeds, west yorkshire
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I am looking for a Joiner to start ASAP in Leeds for 8 weeks.

£15.00 per hour Umbrella

As a Joiner/ Carpenter, your main duties will include:

· Carrying out a wide range of joinery activities, including general repairs to building fabric elements such as doors, windows and sashes, partitions, floors, roofs and structures;

· Undertaking PPM inspections, maintenance & repair works of fire door sets inspecting and carry out fire stopping;

· Replacement/repairs to associated ironmongery items including the installation and/or replacement of mechanical locks (Training can be given if required)

· Operating woodwork machinery including circular and band saw, surface and thickness planer, mortice and spindle moulder;

· Measuring, setting out and manufacturing purpose made joinery items;

· Erecting and using independent access scaffolding systems and working at height off fixed or mobile scaffolds;

· Undertaking training as and when required or as directed by the Estates management team;

· Driving of University vehicles when required in order to transfer materials and/or tools across the University estate.

These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.

What will you bring to the role?

As a Joiner you will have:

· A recognised Joinery or Carpentry trade qualification (NVQ level3/City and Guilds or equivalent trade certificate)

· Successfully completed a Joinery or Carpentry apprenticeship;

· A full, current, valid Driving Licence;

· Experience of working with a variety of materials, tools & machinery;

· An awareness of Health and Safety regulations (including asbestos awareness) with the ability to comply with organisational safety requirements and take a responsible approach to managing, mitigating and avoiding risk;

· A high level of competence and attention to detail, with experience of working in a large and complex organisation successfully delivering a broad range of joinery reactive and planned maintenance activities;

· Excellent customer care skills with a positive attitude and a commitment to providing a first class maintenance service to end users;

· Excellent problem solving skills, with experience of using your own initiative to assess, diagnose and apply appropriate solutions to problems;

· The ability to adjust to different conditions, technologies, situations and environments;

· Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as an effective team member;

· A commitment to demonstrate behaviours in line with the University's values.

You may also have:

· A knowledge of basic IT skills.

If you are available ASAP please attach an up to date CV.

Many thanks,


Bryony Dinsdale
Recruitment Consultant - FM Freelance

Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.




NVQ level 3

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