University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge


United Kingdom

Closing in 10 days


The Role:

Estates Division is looking to recruit a Carpenter Joiner to carry out various building fabric repairs around the Universities Operational Estate. The range of works is vast and requires an interest in building maintenance along with skills in working with all kinds of materials and machine shop and joinery experience.

As part of our in-house building fabric team, you will provide front line support to University Departments by undertaking the routine fabric maintenance and passive fire work throughout the operational estate. Experience with passive fire work is important but not essential as training will be provided.

About you:

The ideal candidate will have a good general education with experience in carpentry and joinery. You should have excellent organisational and communication skills along with the ability to work alone or as a team member. A proven qualification in carpentry joinery to NVQ level 3 or similar is essential.

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a small and friendly team in and around the vast University estate.

A full British driving licence is essential for the role.

Benefits of working at the University of Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service related pay progression and annual cost of living increases;
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities;
  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g. workplace nurseries)
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme, with a generous employer contribution;
  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;
  • Schemes to support with relocation
  • Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email Estates Division on [email protected]

    Please quote reference BA40433 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Information - Carpenter
  • Department/Location

    Estates Division - Facilities






    Assistant staff


    7 February 2024

    Closing date

    3 March 2024

    Job details




    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    February 08, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 03, 2024

    Job type



    Architecture and Design,Engineering

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