Lawnswood Fencing L

 

Lawnswood Fencing
Unit 41, Park Lane
(corner of James Scott Road) Halesowen
West Midlands
B63 2QY


 
Free: (0800) 5427128
Tel: (01384) 634082
 
Fax: (01384) 561085
 

 

 
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Vacancies Application Form

FENCE INSTALLER

JOB DESCRIPTION

HOURS OF WORK:

Monday to Friday 7.30am – 4.30pm
Any overtime paid at 1 ½ times basic pay including occasional Saturdays

MAIN DUTIES:

Responsible for installing fencing and related products for domestic, commercial, school and site work.  Work covered includes timber & concrete fencing, gates, decking, pergolas, metal palisade and mesh systems.  Basic maintenance and inspection of tools used including breakers, cutters and a wide selection of hand tools.  Completion of vehicle inspection sheets and work time sheets essential.  Liaising with customers on site including receiving/handling payments.  Ability to follow site plans and work sheets essential plus an ability to read both metric and imperial measurements.  A good, polite manner with customers and work colleagues essential.    Other ad hoc duties as required.

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES:

Experience of driving 3.5 tonne transit vehicles essential.  Good timekeeping essential.  Reliability, ability to work under pressure, organisational skills, flexibility, conscientious nature, pleasant disposition and good communication skills essential as the job involves liaising with members of the public.  Must be able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.  Sense of humour also an advantage!
QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential - Clean driving licence, previous experience in fencing industry, acceptable standard of English and Maths, good knowledge of local area and ability to use A-Z and road maps.

Desirable – Previous experience of security fencing systems and building site work.

HEALTH & SAFETY:

All staff must undergo induction and Health & Safety training as required.  Steel toe capped boots essential.  All staff must wear high visibility vests provided, especially when loading/unloading vehicles.  Safe working practices are in effect including awareness of working environment including strict safety guidelines.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

As a company, Lawnswood Fencing prides itself on manufacturing quality products, offering an outstanding service and upholding its 40 year reputation.  Lawnswood Fencing operates a no-smoking policy which includes all Company vehicles.  All new staff subject to a 3 month probationary period.  All vehicles are fitted with tracking devices with forward facing cameras in heavy goods vehicles.  Camera monitoring system installed on the premises.  Power tools provided and some hand tools.  Candidate expected to provide own hand tools.  Successful applicant expected to undergo DBS check.

RATES OF PAY:

Basic starting wage of between £10.00 - £12.00 per hour dependent upon experience/ qualifications etc.  Wages reviewed once training and trial period is completed.  Wages are paid direct by BACS into bank account on the last Friday of each month unless otherwise stated.  All payments are made one month in arrears.

HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT:

29 days per year including Bank Holidays.  Some days are designated by the Company.  Bank Holidays are worked on a rota system.  See Employee Handbook for full details.
The first 12 months are based on 1 / 12th of your entitlement for each full completed month worked.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete an application form and attach a CV.  Forward it to us at 41 Park Lane, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 2QY, for the attention of Sarah Cowley or email to sarah@lawnswoodfencing.co.uk

Application forms available on the web site www.lawnswoodfencing.co.uk or from our offices, alternatively telephone 01384 634082.

 Jan 2018

 

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