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Trainee Carpenter and Lock Fitter

Location: Earlsfield

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £13,000

Trainee Carpenter and Lock Fitter



Our client is looking to hire a Trainee Carpenter and Lock Fitter to join their Installations team. The head office is based in Earlsfield, however much of your role will be primarily on the road, covering different areas of London. Reporting to the Physical Installations Manager, you will be learning all of the ins and outs of carpentry from fitting hardwood to softwood, to installing security systems and fitting locks.

This role would be perfect for a college leaver who has been studying something similar. Standard working hours would be Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, with some flexibility depending on the work being carried out.


Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

·         Fitting hardwood, softwood and accoya security and/or fire doors and frames to a high quality

·         Repairing doors and/or frames

·         Making necessary adjustments to woodwork when installing safes

·         Installing freestanding safes, wall safes and plinths for safes

·         Installing security gates and grilles

·         Fitting locks of all brands

·         Fitting door furniture including cutting out for letter plates, hinges etc


Person Specification

·         A good communicator and confident dealing with people

·         Team player but also able to work alone

·         Competent in English language and maths

·         Organised with good time management

·         Able to work in a fast paced, high pressured environment

·         Excellent attention to detail and quality of workmanship

·         Flexible and adaptable to changing working requirements

·         Courteous, respectful, honest and trustworthy

·         Presentable with a professional demeanour

·         Driven by earnings and wants to have a skill-based role, out on the road

Essential Qualifications

·         Carpentry certification (Level 1 & 2) or proven track record of carpentry experience/interest

·         Provisional drivers licence and passed theory test, as a minimum

·         Minimum English and Maths A-C  (if you do not have these, then you will need to complete a Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths provided by the client)


·         Work experience in a trade/skill

·         Knowledge of London and Greater London areas

·         Clean full UK driving licenc

Closing date for applications: June 15, 2018

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Contact Info

Head Office: Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom,
Surrey KT18 5AD

01372 253350


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