Carpenter (FRA)

Carpenter (FRA)

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  • Sector:

    Construction, Trades & Labour

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  • Salary:

    £32k - 36k per year + Van & Fuel

  • Contact:

    Josh Fenn

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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FRA Carpenter (Fire Door Works)



The Company:

Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment – from executive to operative level.

With offices in London, Manchester and the Southwest, we specialise in Housing, Construction, Facilities Management, Property, Surveying, Health & Safety and Sales. We supply candidates from executive to operative level, and are currently working with a large housing association, who are looking for an FRA Carpenter based in Oxford to be an essential member of the FRA programme, providing comprehensive and efficient repairs and installations of FRA related items.

Day to Day:

  • Work within a set works programme, executing the works required to a high quality, and to maximise first time fix criteria, appointment objectives, enhance resident satisfaction, with efficient working practices
  • Manage and maintain van stock for operatives
  • Driving of vehicles, operation of plant and operation of specialist equipment that is associated with building maintenance. The maintenance and cleaning of these will also need to be managed to ensure that they are kept in good working order. Any defects will need to be reported
  • Report accurate information via PDA, such as descriptions of work carried out including Schedule of Rates and estimating job requirements.
  • Attend regular Toolbox Talks for Health and Safety, Quality and process improvement
  • Carry out works as booked by appointment times within the contractual obligations
  • To operate in a confidential and professional manner
  • Manage your time in a productive and efficient way to ensure that all KPI’s are met
  • Ensure work is carried out safely and in accordance to Group policies and procedures
  • Support with the de organisation and management of the Out of Hours call rota and participate if required
  • Ensure that the work is delivered to the specified commercial standard and is cost effective


  • FIRAS accreditation will need to be held and if not, it will need to be passed within the first 6 months
  • Relevant trade qualification or experience in chosen trade
  • Primary trade carpentry
  • For multi skilled operatives, experience in 3 or more additional trades, preferably plumbing, wet trades i.e. plastering/brickwork/tiling etc.
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Van and Fuel will be supplied

Please apply or contact Josh Fenn at Build Recruitment for further details.

We’ll take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role. We’ll also take references and may ask for proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

We work with a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, and we will work with you to identify clients in which your skills, experience and personality will fit. Once we submit you for a role you will receive support and regular communication throughout the interview process. 

From there our commitment to you is all about being your career partner. We’ll identify suitable jobs, provide support, and career guidance and even provide regular salary benchmarking. 

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.