Carpenter Multi Skilled

14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role
Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. Due to rapid growth and continuous success we are delighted to confirm that we are currently seeking a Multi-Skilled/Carpenter to join our Fortem team at our Birmingham branch. This role is based in the West Midlands covering Birmingham South.

The Project
The role involves carrying out planned Carpentry/Joinery maintenance to properties, ensuring all work is undertaken to a high standard with the minimum of Supervision. A Multi-skilled/Carpenter would also ideally be able to cover most aspects of property maintenance, to enable you to complete all parts of a job rather than just your core trade, experience is essential. You will take ownership of work, aiming for 'First time Fix' on all jobs whilst remaining within budget and time parameters. You will also operate within company Health and Safety guidelines and remain up to date with technical and legal requirements of your skill areas. Typical work will comprise of mainly Kitchen Fitting in void properties.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria - C&G Craft/Advanced Craft Certificate in Carpentry & Joinery or NVQ 2 in Carpentry & Joinery/Wood Occupations or the equivalent & Full UK Driving License

Desirable Qualifications - CSCS H&S Operative Test Certificate + CSCS Blue Card, past experience in a Social Housing repairs & maintenance role

Personal Qualities
We are looking for a candidate who is a fantastic communicator, someone who enjoys meeting people, attending different sites and resolving problems pro-actively. At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We look for people who: * Are honest and trustworthy * Consistently exceed expectations * Take ownership of tasks and see things through * Meet deadlines * Go the extra mile * Respect and value other ideas

Sound like you? If so, come and join our Fortem Birmingham South branch, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information
We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. Some flexibility in working patterns is to be expected and a clean driving license is essential. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and rewards your achievements. * Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

About Us
Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

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