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Carpenters Assistant

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Wareham

Job Title: Carpenters Assistant
Location: Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JD
Compensation: £19,562.21 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent 
Job ID: SF43735


This is your opportunity to join Babcock as a Carpenters Assistant. Reporting into the Carpenter Supervisor, you will be supporting them with all repairs, installations and other work as requested on site. This is a hands-on manual role working with basic hand tools to carry out preparatory and finishing work e.g., sanding, varnishing and painting.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an all-rounder who is reliable and has a ‘can do’ attitude. You will have a keen eye to attention to detail and be a hard worker who is always willing to step in. You will have the ability to prioritise your work effectively with a strong awareness of H&S.

What will you be doing?
As a Carpenter Assistant you will

•    Ensure adequate stocks of materials are held to complete tasks.
•     Maintain tools and equipment in a clean and serviceable condition.
•     Ensure the Carpenter’s workshop and associated storage areas are kept clean and tidy.
•     Ensure that only authorised personnel enter the workshops.
•     Carry out preparatory and finishing work, i.e., sanding, varnishing, painting as requested by the Carpenter. 
•    Complete tasks requested by the Carpenter to a high standard

The experience you’ll bring 

•     Experience of working in a similar environment desirable 
•     Ability to use small hand tools competently and confidently is essential 
•     Full Driving License required as you will be required to undertake occasional help driving the van, doing installations across the site  

•     You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


What a role with Babcock offers? 

•    Generous holiday entitlement 
•    Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance 
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    Share ownership scheme
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
•    We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock 

For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing Date: 1st June 2022



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