FRA Carpenter - Plymouth


Job Description

FRA Carpenter – Social Housing


Up to £36,000 + (Shared van) + Bonuses

TS Recruitment are working with a Social Housing Client based in the South West who are looking for a FRA Carpenter / Fire Door Installer.

As a Joiner (Fire Doors), you will have:

  • A recognised joinery or carpentry trade qualification (NVQ level3/City and Guilds or equivalent trade certificate) and completion of a FDIS Fire Door Inspection training course (essential)
  • Successfully completed a joinery or carpentry apprenticeship;
  • Experience of working within a defined service level agreement, including achievement of KPI’s;
  • 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 successfully delivering a broad range of fire door inspection and repair, as well as 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; in particular learning new skills outside your core trade;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as an effective team member;
  • IT skills and experience of using MS software and computerised information systems;

Specific Responsibilities

  • Delivering the pre-planned maintenance (PPM) inspections, maintenance and repair works of fire door sets, including inspecting and completing fire stopping;
  • Inspecting and identifying fire doors, accurately recording data for the Estates asset team;
  • Being responsible for managing workload, and for completing and signing compliance documentation in relation to this;
  • Assisting the Maintenance team with 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 Replacing/ repairing associated ironmongery items including the installation and/ or replacement of mechanical locks;
  • 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;
  • Acting as the main point of contact for jobs assigned to you, providing excellent customer service and proactively communicating the customers to ensure that are kept informed of potential disruptions etc;
  • Undertaking training as and when required, or as directed by the management team;
  • Driving of company vehicles when required