Attic Designs Ltd
21 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Carpenter for Loft Conversions


We operated in the Devon & Somerset area on domestic properties. Exeter and East Devon being our main work locations. Working hours are Mon-Fri, 8-5 except 4pm finish on Friday. You must arrive on site for 8am, we pay from when you leave your home in the morning until when you leave site at 5pm

Most of the work is carried out via a scaffold so use of ladders essential. Your duties would include, working from plans and following verbal instructions, fixing of steel beams, floor joists & flooring, insulating & plaster boarding, construction of dormer windows, pitched and flat roof type plus fitting of UPVc facia & windows, framing and insertion of Velux windows, removing ceiling and walls, fitting staircases along with handrails & spindles, hanging fire doors in existing door frames, 2nd fixing etc.

The ability to carry out roofing work will be a looked upon favourably.

This is a small company and as such we work closely together, we don't need any dramas so bring a good sense of humour and the ability to muck in and you will find us a great firm to work for.

About you

Quality, tidy workmanship required along with a good rate of productivity. An ability to get along with people is essential as you will need to be able to work as a team and communicate with our customers. This does not suit some site carpenters that may be skilled but cannot work in a domestic environment.

You must have a basic tool kit but some power tools can be provided, Clean driving licence, over 25 of age, transport will be required, we will cover you fuel etc. on an agreed mileage amount, paid holidays and a stake holder pension.

Work is of a very manual nature so suits a fit and healthy person, we operate a no smoking/vaping policy at all customer houses plus all vans.

List all previous employment for the last five years, your permanent residential address, your qualifications all experience, why you require this position, why you feel this position will suit yourself and us. A good attitude is essential, you would need to provide this. Skill level can be worked at which we could provide as part of our team.

This position as listed is a permanent one so we require a person that also require a long employment rather than to temporary gap filler. Before any trial period commences we would require two references, at least one must be from a previous employer. We also require a copy of your P60 and carry out CRB checks to all staff as part of our membership of various trade bodies. Any items the check revel would need to be discussed. CRB check information can be found at

The first twelve weeks will be a trial period paid at a rate of GBP11.00 per hour gross.

Upon successful completion your rate of pay may get reviewed subject to experience. Also, a van may be provided for business use only. Mileage sheets need to be filled in for every journey. We pay be electronic transfer directly to you bank each Thursday and you would be required to work two weeks in hand.

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