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Site Carpenter and Joiner

Job Category:  Construction
Contract Partner Company:  Altrad Services
Employing Company:  Altrad Services

The HPC Jobs Service supports local people into exciting, long-term careers across our Project.

Site Carpenter and Joiner working with Altrad as part of the MEH Alliance on the Hinkley Point C Project.

Hourly Rate:


  • £18.97ph
  • £26.54ph for overtime rate A (1.4)
  • £34.13ph for overtime rate B (1.8)
  • £1.90ph bonus for all worked hours (This is a max of 10% but can change based on production factors for the entire MEH Alliance)

Working Hours:


  • Monday to Thursday (4-Day working week)
  • 07:00 to 17:00 each day
  • Potential working weekend (Fri-Sun)

Main Duties : 


  • Maintain 
  • Measuring, marking up, cutting, shaping, fitting and finishing timber
  • Using a range of hand and power tools
  • Installing but not limited to floor covering, floor protection, void covers, temporary supports and wall partitions
  • Understanding and working with technical drawings
  • Gaining knowledge of different types of wood and their uses
  • Working in a workshop or on a construction site
  • Carrying out jobs in dusty conditions or working outdoors in all weather and at height.

Health & Safety Responsibilities


  • Employees are responsible for ensuring they fully understand the Health and Safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels. Similarly, where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees are responsible for understanding those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience :


  • Professional Qualification level – NVQ2 in Site Carpentry and Joinery 
  • Communication skills – First class communication skills.
  • Results orientation – Understanding the required results and focusing to achieve them.
  • Drive and resilience – Determination to succeed in situations and adapt effectively to new situations.
  • Planning and organisation – Working in a structured and thoughtful way whilst demonstrating initiative. 
  • Teamwork – Working closely with colleagues to achieve a common goal.
  • Undertake individual working to a high level of attention to detail.

Additional Qualifications/ Experience:    


  • Willingness to be BPSS security cleared
  • CSCS Health and Safety Test or CCNSG Safety Passport


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.