Client Name
Sweet Construct
Job Type
Bristol (Travel around the South West required)
Salary & Benefits
£29,120 - £33,280
Closing Date
Wednesday 11th March 2020

Sweet Construct are growing, and to drive that growth we’re hiring a Carpenter, qualified to NVQ Level 3 and with experience of working on medium – large commercial and residential projects.  The role will be working on varying client sites around the South West, so you’ll need to be happy with travel and some overnight stays when required.  

Who are we? 

Sweet Construct are a family owned construction business, ambitious and growing.  We deliver a variety of projects, in all sectors with an impressive portfolio of household names.  We also work with private clients and public sector developers.  We understand the commercial pressures of good design and have an impressive track record in successfully delivering high quality projects within budget, whilst consistently exceeding our client’s expectations.  

What you’ll be doing  

The work is varied, and spans across first and second fix projects, across a range of sites in the South West.  We’ll be looking to you to ensure health and safety on site is maintained, and you’ll work with members of the team to ensure that all our work is undertaken to the high standard we’re renowned for, aiming for a ‘first time fix’, whilst keeping an eye on timing and budget constrictions. 

You’ll be managing small groups, to co-ordinate production and the erection of structures, whilst guiding other team members to ensure a high-quality carpentry output.  You’ll liaise with the Site Manager with regards to project progress and the Assistant Site Manager to ensure stock and material levels are where they should be. 

You’ll also have some responsibility to support, coach and mentor the carpentry apprentices and nurture young talent within the business. 

Who you’ll be?  

You’ll be qualified to NVQ level 3 as a minimum, and you’ll have enough experience behind you that you can run with work autonomously and support other members of the team.  You’ll have second and first fix experience, and you’ll have worked on a wide variety of medium – large projects, commercial and residential.  You’ll also be comfortable understanding and interpreting drawings, specifications and RAMs. 

As the role is working across all our South West based sites, you’ll need to be happy with travel and overnight stays when required.  There will also be some weekend work from time to time. 

You’ll have an in date CSCS card, a full set of your own tools and due to the travel required, you’ll need a full driving license. 

What’s in it for you?  

This is the opportunity to be an integral part of a growing, ambitious business in the construction sector, working with blue chip and private clients on a variety of projects.  

We are offering a competitive salary and the opportunity for career development.   

If this sounds like you, apply now, we’d love to hear from you.  

Sweet Construct is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.