A fully skilled and experienced Carpenter/Building Technician, able to manage, plan and prioritise their own workload. Whilst the primary task is to undertake Carpentry and building works, the job holder is expected to have a flexible approach and be prepared to turn their hand to a number of maintenance tasks associated with other disciplines including basic Plumbing and Electrical work.
The Carpentry/Building Technician will be required to undertake duties in respect of the maintenance and repair of the building fabric, fixtures and fittings to all properties and equipment in use at the Trust premises.
To support and deputise for the Assistant Estates Operations Managers on a short-term basis when required e.g. for periods of annual leave and training.
Assist with the smooth running of the maintenance team and Department.
Due to the On-call requirement of the post, you must be able to respond to emergency calls within 45 minutes of leaving home and arriving at the base hospital.
Main duties of the job
The Carpenter/Building Technician will be capable of carrying out Carpentry/Building work covering a wide and diverse range of fixtures & fittings and this demands a comprehensive knowledge and high degree of skill to maintain, test, diagnose and rectify faults within the Hospital building services and
The post holder will maintain, repair and install equipment which includes doors (including Fire doors), floors, windows, roofs, glazing (wooden & metal), the making and erection of shelves, cupboards etc Repairs to desks, tables and chairs, using timber and laminated surface materials
To act as Competent person in the inspection and repair of Fire doors
Carry out minor Mechanical & Electrical works and make good areas after repair (including plastering and painting)
The Carpenter/Building Technician will actively participate in the operation of engineering Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM)
Working for our organisation
We have an exciting job opportunity in the Estates Department of the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust for a Carpenter/Building Technician based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to meet the needs of the Trust.
The Carpenter/Building Technician will be part of the Estates On-Call system responding to out of hours emergency calls from the On-Call Estates Manager and taking appropriate action to make safe or repair, communicating and advising those affected, i.e. staff, patients and visitors.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
Completed recognised apprenticeship
City & Guilds Trade certificate or equivalent NVQ
Background of carpentry/joinery work in the building industry/maintenance work
Post apprenticeship experience