Apprentice Painter & Decorators

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Job Type

Apprentice/Graduate/Trainee

Location

Dunfermline

Contract type

Contract - 9 months +

We build over 15,000 homes a year and are now looking to grow our directly employed trade’s teams, so if you are looking for a career in Production then you’ll be joining a business with a passion for getting things right first time and exceeding customer expectations. We are looking for quality skilled trades people that really take pride in the work they do.
 
Painters & Decorators are responsible for the internal and external decoration of the units under construction.  This would include the primary and final finishes for all rooms, doors, surrounds, staircases, garage doors, front doors and repairs.

What you will do:

  • Basic understanding of paint
  • Gloss work and wood preparation
  • Basic knowledge of different paint mixing and why it is used.
  • Working out and calculating amount of paint required to complete the task.
  • Preparing surfaces and work spaces to enhance the best result.
  • Calculating amount of paint required to complete task
  • Removal of ironmongery and preparation for oil based work (front doors/garage doors).
  • Mist coat application and reasons why this is done.
  • Cleaning and clearing up after jobs.
  • Topping up and the understanding of why this needs to be done

What you will have:

  • The ability to work in a well organised and accurate way
  • An awareness of safety issues, especially when working at height
  • The ability to work as part of a team and with other tradespeople
  • Knowledge of properties
  • CSCS Card 

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.
 
Checks and eligibility to work:
 
To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers licence.   
 
If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).   
 
The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA 

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further. 

Working Hours:

  • Relevant for CS, sales and other site roles

 What we will offer you:
 
Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.  
 
Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.   
 
We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company. 

Closing Date

Monday 15th July 2019

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.