R220333 - Carpenter/Joiner

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime

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Estates & Capital Developments
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £23,487 to £25,627 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 27 June 2022
Interview Date:  Thursday 07 July 2022
Reference:  R220333
Release Date:  Monday 30 May 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced carpenter to join a busy Maintenance & Engineering Team within the Estates and Capital Developments department at Aston University. 

The ideal candidate must have a formal qualification in carpentry or bench joinery and relevant experience. Applicants must have good written and spoken English skills. Accuracy, attention to detail and high level of organisation are a prerequisite. A strong customer service focus is essential, along with the ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with a wide range of internal contacts at various levels. 

Reporting to the Building Team Supervisor the successful candidate will carry out general carpentry and building works maintenance at the Aston University.  The working hours are Monday 7:45am – 4pm, Tuesday to Friday 8am – 4pm with a 45 minute break. There are 25 paid annual holidays in addition to 8 bank holidays and 5 University closure days per year.

 For an informal discussions please contact;

  • William Millar, Building Team Supervisor, 0121 204 4230 or 07825592577
  • Steve Horton, Maintenance Officer, 07825592586

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.


Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk


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