Glazing Fitter / Carpenter

We have an exciting opportunity for a Glazing Fitter / Carpenter to join our team here at English Oak Buildings.

Job Title: Glazing Fitter / Carpenter

Location: Bath, BA2 7BJ

Salary: Depending on experience + Plenty of Benefits (Listed below)

About Us

From the outset, English Oak Buildings core principle has been that all oak frames must be hand crafted using traditional methods that have been handed down through the generations.

Although our competitors move more and more into the market of mass machine-cut frames, we are one of the few companies that have continued to hand scribe and build our structures.

This ensures that every frame truly is unique and totally bespoke, with attention to detail being at the forefront of everything we do.

Job Description:

* Are you an experienced carpenter searching for a new opportunity? Would you like to join a professional company with an excellent reputation? Training can be provided, however a background in carpentry is essential for this role.
* English Oak Buildings are increasing their team due to new and exciting future projects, we are looking for an oak glazing fitter as well as providing you with Oak Framing experience where available.
* Come and work on these exciting upcoming projects that will have you working in our workshop near Bath, and on-site throughout the UK.

Job Responsibilities:

* The primary role will be the fitting of our specialist market leading Oak Framed fixed glazing system
* Fabrication of oak timber frames within workshop, using traditional "scribe rule" techniques (training will be provided)
* Production of our custom SIPS (Structurally Insulated Panel System) in workshop
* On-site raising of oak frame, encapsulation systems and cladding
* Management of timber stock - handling, stacking, and grading

Applicant Qualities:

* General carpentry skills, ideally with a background in oak timber framing or/and glazing
* Understanding of construction drawings and general building practices
* Clear communication skills & professionalism
* Desirable certificates - forklift, CSCS site card, working at heights, crane operative, chainsaw, towing, first aid
* A valid UK Driving licence (with zero - minimal offences)
* Good team player

Perks / Benefits:

* Competitive Salary - subject to experience
* Regular pay & performance reviews
* Additional hourly site pay & generous budget for accommodation/meals
* Annual holiday allowance and paid Bank Holidays
* Continuous training & opportunities for job progression
* Team Bonding - regular office parties, outings, and events or just to be included in the company sandwich run!
* Working in a fantastic location, based on a farm


We adhere to all UK Government advice and have consulted experts about general Covid-19 working practices.

Our workshop is well ventilated, & staff are spaced out.

Masks & hand sanitizer are readily available.

Next Steps:

To apply for our vacancy for a Glazing Fitter / Carpenter, please click on Apply and upload a copy of your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Location: Bath, England
  • Salary: +Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Lilium Direct
  • Posted: 23-Sep-2022
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