Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity



Job Description:

Carpenter Wanted!


Location: Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, TA5 1UD

Working Hours: 40 hours, Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £30,492.11 per Annum


Excellent company benefits including Contributory Pension!


As a leading Facilities Management company, G4S FM improves the lives of millions of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments. We support the efficient delivery of front line services in critical environments for the private sector, national and local government agencies.

At G4S FM our expertise in sectors such as defence, courts and hospitals is second to none. Our success is underpinned by the way we attract, develop and engage with our people, as well as the culture and values that shape the way we work and how our colleagues carry out their roles.

Our values are integral to everything we do. We act with integrity and respect. We are passionate about safety, security and service excellence and we achieve this through innovation and teamwork. We are a sustainable, ethical business and this is key to the ongoing success of G4S FM.

If you believe in our values as much as we do and would like a job that makes a difference, then this is an exciting opportunity.


We are looking for Carpenter to join our team at Hinkley Point C in Bridgwater, Somerset.

This is an exciting time to join the G4S Facilities Management Team at Hinkley Point C. We are three years into our ten year contract, working on the largest construction site in Europe. 

The first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK in over 20 years; Hinkley Point C in Somerset will provide low-carbon electricity for around 6 million homes and bring lasting benefits to the UK economy.

Construction and operation of Hinkley Point C will create 25,000 employment opportunities, up to 1,000 apprenticeships and 64% of the project’s construction value is predicted to go to UK companies. There are currently over 4,000 workers on site.


This is a full time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 0800 - 1700. The salary for this role is £30,492.11 per annum.

As a Carpenter, Supporting the Operations and Project Manager in the delivery of fit out and building fabric alteration works. Working across a range of minor building fabric projects including project inception and planning.

Skilled in working with wood, plasterboard and door hanging the project carpenter will be required to complete a number of minor building reconfigurations across a dynamic site. The list of skills and duties is not exhaustive however a full range of general handyman tasks are required to be performed in order to fulfill this role.


Key Responsibilities of this role are:

  • Work as part of a project team to dismantle old, and, erect new walls and ceilings

  • Tape and joint plasterboard partition walls

  • Hanging of internal wooden doors and fixing of ironmongery

  • Painting and decorating

  • Cutting in of internal and external windows

  • General handyman tasks in line with general fabric building maintenance

  • To perform reactive repair and maintenance tasks as designated by HPC Helpdesk team.

  • To perform planned Workspace Re-engineering tasks as required

  • Raise work requests through the CAFM system to ensure full traceability of works carried out.

  • To assist in review of CAD layout drawings for minor building fabric

  • Perform the duties of an Accompanying Safety Person.

  • To provide holiday/sickness cover within the FM maintenance team.

  • To complete daily plant monitoring duties and record details

  • Ensure that at all times, the image of the contract reflects the professional image of the Company.

  • To follow Health and Safety Policy and Safe Systems of Work Procedures

  • To comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and emergency procedures as required.

  • Work with other craft qualified, semi-skilled and non-skilled maintenance staff to develop cross-skilling and cover all levels and aspects of maintenance activities on a team work basis

  • Supervise and co-ordinate subcontractors to meet the needs of the business

  • Maintenance inspection and repairs to various assets, building fabric and estate, e.g. furniture, internal and external fixtures and fittings, grounds, access and parking, etc.

  • Participate in on call duties

  • Manage, co-ordinate and participate in permit responsibilities

  • Capable of working both independently and as part of a team, and be an effective and proactive team player.

  • To carry out Health and Safety responsibilities as per G4S Corporate Part B Responsibilities document



Essential Requirements are:

  • Fully qualified Carpenter

  • Experience of general building fabric alterations

  • Experience of working with plasterboard (tape and joint)

  • Full, clean driving licence


Additional Company Benefits available:

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme

  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users

  • Subsidised healthcare plan

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving

  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers

  • Progression, training and development opportunities.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    Contributory Pension

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level