Jul 20, 2022

Fire Safety Carpenter

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  • Hammersmith, London, UK
Construction

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE NVQ LEVEL 2 OR 3 QUALIFICATION IN CARPENTRY OR FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE ALONG WITH A UK MANUAL DRIVING LICENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Working Monday-Friday 8am-4pm. Van, fuel and power tools will be provided free of charge An exciting opportunity has arisen within the fire safety team of a West London local authority which is currently seeking 5 DOMESTIC carpenters to join their team on an ongoing basis. JOB PURPOSE To carry out the installation of fire doors within strict guidelines of manufacturers specifications. Must be competent to work under UKAS accreditation such as BM Trada or FIRAS to carry out fire door installation/repairs. To methodically carry out fire door inspection using PDA, including carrying out minor repairs when necessary inline with manufacturers instructions.To carry out additional fire stopping work both internally and externally, installation of fire signage, inspections/repairs of doors and other general fire stopping works and repairs identified by Fire Risk Assessments DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The candidate will be expected to fit a minimum of two door leaves/ doorsets a day. Alternatively operative may carry out fire door inspections using PDA as part of the fire door maintenance programme and carrying out minor repairs Carry out pre inspection to doors, identify and provide Fire door data and accurate measurements. Prepare fire blanks and frames for site assembly. Operative will carry out lock changes to fire doors throughout the borough to manufacturers instruction without compromising the fire door integrity. Carrying out alteration work by reinstating/erecting partition walls creating fire resistant compartmentation in line with Approved Document B 2010. Constructing fire rated casings such as electrical housing units and other bespoke access panels. Site & fit fire signage in accordance with BS 5499-10: 2014.  Manage materials as effectively as possible with regards to minimising waste, choice of specification and logistic. To undertake pre-measuring work in order to assess works required and ensure its completion. Operative to have knowledge or be able to learn and work to relevant standards and guidance including of BS 9999: 2017.  Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings. Must be able to use fire rated materials correctly in accordance with manufacturers recommendation to ensure products are effective. Must have experience with reading and interpreting manufacturers product guidance. To carry out other carpentry related repairs & maintenance works both internally and externally when required, including, minor decorating, demolition works in order to complete projects to the customer or client satisfaction as directed by your line manager or other nominated designate. Undertake associated duties as agreed in the flexible working agreement in order to contribute to groups ‘one job one visit’ objective. Plan and organise work in an economical and effective manor, making the best use of your available time, plant, transport and materials in accordance with specified company priority response times. To operate within a scheduled appointment system including liaison with customers, other team members in order to effectively undertake the works. Use all necessary joinery tools plant and equipment associated with the post and joinery duties undertaken. Manage materials as effectively as possible with regards to minimising waste, choice of specification and logistics.  Operatives with a minimum of 3 years relevant trade experience to undertake the supervision and training of apprentices, trainees or other employees as assigned to effective standards and specifications. Use a company issued PDA where provided to carry out the job role. e.g. receiving instructions, accurately completing works orders, general communications and ordering materials.  Where there is a requirement complete any necessary paperwork related to the repair. Take ownership for each repair updating the customer with reasons when it is not possible to complete a repair.  Refer to the call centre / supervisor agree arrangements with customer to complete the repair. To drive company vehicles in a careful professional manner and take care of your allocated vehicle by completing weekly inspections and weekly cleaning of vehicle, in accordance with all company procedures. Maintain and operate an agreed range of stock and equipment within the vehicle provided. Notify your line manager by ‘phone call’ of any unexpected absence due to illness in line with company policy. Develop excellent relationships with tenants / leaseholders and other stakeholders whilst providing the works service Interact with the other contractors to ensure that repairs are met by the appropriate team and that the customer is always aware who is carrying out the repair. Undertake individual or corporate training and development in association with your role and duties. Liaise as required with customer services advisors, other area of the business or contractors to ensure the work is properly co-ordinated and the necessary works are fully completed. Ensure the compliance of all minimum standards of work, customer care requirements and key performance measures in undertaking the role. Ensure the observance of all statutory and local safety, health and environmental precautions and report immediately any accidents or breaches of safety procedures to your line manager in accordance with the company policies. To be able to make good minor decorative damage disturbed during installations

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