Timber Framer / Carpenter in Bath, Somerset

Applying for the Timber Framer / Carpenter role

Job Title: Timber Framer / Carpenter
Location: Somerset / Bath
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Construction & Property
Sub Sector: Other Construction & Property
Job Reference No: BA2TimFra230922

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Timber Framer / Carpenter to join our team here at English Oak Buildings.

Job Title: Timber Framer / Carpenter

Location: Bath, BA2 7BJ

Salary: Depending on experience + Plenty of Benefits (Listed below)

About Us:

From the outset, English Oak Buildings core principle has been that all oak frames must be hand crafted using traditional methods that have been handed down through the generations. Although our competitors move more and more into the market of mass machine-cut frames, we are one of the few companies that have continued to hand scribe and build our structures. This ensures that every frame truly is unique and totally bespoke, with attention to detail being at the forefront of everything we do.

Job Description:

- Are you an experienced timber framer searching for a new opportunity? Would you like to join a professional company with an excellent reputation?
- Company training will be provided to show you how we do things, however a background in the framing industry is essential for this role
- English Oak Buildings are increasing their team due to new and exciting future projects
- Come and work on these exciting upcoming projects that will have you working in our workshop near Bath, and on-site throughout the UK.

Job Responsibilities:

- Fabrication of oak timber frames within workshop, using traditional `scribe rule` techniques
- Production of our custom SIPS (Structurally Insulated Panel System) in workshop
- On-site raising of oak frame, encapsulation systems and cladding
- Opportunities to install specialist glazing system and joinery
- Management of timber stock - handling, stacking and grading

Applicant Qualities:

- The candidate will need to have a comprehensive background in oak timber framing as well as general carpentry skills
- Understanding of construction drawings and general building practices
- Clear communication skills & professionalism
- Desirable but not essential certificates - forklift, CSCS site card, working at heights, crane operative, chainsaw, towing, first aid
- A valid UK Driving licence (with zero - minimal offences)
- Good team player


- Competitive Salary - subject to experience
- Regular pay & performance reviews
- Additional hourly site pay & generous budget for accommodation / meals
- Annual holiday allowance and paid Bank Holidays
- Continuous training & opportunities for job progression
- Team Bonding - regular office parties, outings, and events or just to be included in the company sandwich run!
- Working in a fantastic location, based on a farm


We adhere to all UK Government advice and have consulted experts about general Covid-19 working practices. Our workshop is well ventilated, & staff are spaced out. Masks & hand sanitizer are readily available.

Next Steps:

To apply for our vacancy for a Timber Framer / Carpenter, please click on Apply and upload a copy of your CV.

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