Craft Employee (Bricklayer and Carpenter)

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Operations & Development Centre, Roway Lane, Oldbury B69 3ES
Band E, SCP 18 - 25 (£24,982 - £29,577 per annum) (£12.95 - £15.33 per hour)
12 Jan 2022
26 Jan 2022
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The Asset Management and Maintenance service is responsible for providing a responsive and cyclical maintenance service to around 27,000 council house properties. We are recruiting Bricklayers and Carpenters who are multi skilled and able to complete jobs in their chosen trade and associated work. The successful applicant will work as part of a team of Multi-skill employees, to deliver a customer focused, value for money repairs and maintenance service, ensuring the job is completed right first time.

We will be looking for successful applicants to join the fire safety team to undertake general fire related repairs including fire stopping works. You will be responsible to undertake passive fire related works including fire stopping and general fire related maintenance works.

You will be expected to demonstrate: 

  • You possess the skills for the job
  • You are customer focussed
  • You are conversant with mobile technology

Bricklayer: The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a full range of bricklaying repairs, maintenance and installation works: Examples such as but not limited to - Paving slabs, Steps and Fillets. Brickwork to out buildings and chimneys. Pointing work. Internal / external walls including garden/boundary walls and pillars. Builders openings for Gas appliances etc

Carpenter: The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a full range of Carpentry repairs, maintenance and installation works: Examples such as but not limited to - Kitchen cupboards , worktops. Floor / ceiling joists and boarding. Structural roofing timbers. Repairs & installation of all types fencing, doors, windows, composite items and associated work including frames, linings, architraves, skirtings, mouldings, etc.

You must possess:

  • NVQ level 2 in Bricklaying, Carpentry or Painting & Decorating
  • Full Driving License
  • Associated skills to complete the job at first visit
  • At least 2 years’ experience in their chosen trade

Please note that qualifications listed as a requirement must be produced at interview should you be invited to attend.

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to attend a skills test.

For an informal discussion, please contact Kal Purewal on 0121 569 6432.


37 hours per week.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit

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