|Salary:||£31,502 to £37,386 per annum|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||7th June 2023|
The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
About the Role
A University Joiner is a specialist member of a team who supports all high-level carpentry and joinery work within the University as well as colleges.
This is a 12 month contract.
As members of the Guild of Master-craftsmen, the University Joiners operate at a very high level and are expected to complete complex repairs and construction of furniture and elements of buildings utilising power machinery and hand tools. This work will take place at the Joinery workshop as well as onsite where Joiners will be expected to work with no supervision but the discussed guidelines in which the repair needs to take place.
While working, all Joiners are expected to interact with stakeholders when required including building managers and other building users when necessary. They are also expected to adhere to all Health and safety practices and regulations while working. There will be times when working outside will be required as some repairs or installations will be external building elements
The University Joinery team work on some of the most prestigious buildings within the University of Oxford Estate including listed buildings where Joiners are expected to collaborate and work with other teams and sections from Estates Services as well as external contractors.
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of Joinery, building and furniture design with specific knowledge of wood types. You will also have experience and knowledge of furniture construction and repair.
As a member of the team you will need to carry out reactive and planned maintenance tasks ensuring that any down-time is minimised, advising on remedial and corrective works as appropriate Communicating with stakeholders with regards to scheduled interruptions of services.
You will have the support of the Joinery Manager and Supervisor in the design and construction of prototypes relating to furniture and building fabric elements. These prototypes are to be used to instruct further manufacturing by the remaining team. In building these items you will be expected to utilise hand tools and machinery to produce specified items adhering to agreed designs and producing items in an accurate and timely manner.
As a member of the team will need to work independently and assess risk when working onsite and support the Joinery Manager and Supervisor in reviewing risk documentation and providing updates where necessary.
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 7th June 2023
Interviews will take place Thursday 15th June 2023 and will be face to face.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.
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