Glasgow, Scotland | Permanent | Full-time
Taylor Wimpey takes part in the National House-Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job scheme, where our sites are independently assessed by the NHBC across 28 different standards. We're also committed to providing a safe place in which our employees and sub-contractors can work and to high standards of environmental management. Trades and labour are the backbone of our build process.
We build over 15,000 homes a year and are now looking to grow our directly employed trade’s teams, so if you're 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're looking for quality skilled trades people that really take pride in the work they do, manage jobs effectively and build strong relationships with employees on site and customers.
Career prospects in this exciting part of the business are excellent and many of our trade workers have gone on to become Site Managers and in some cases Directors.
If this is something that interests you, we currently have opportunities for a Bricklayer.
What you will do:
Measuring the work area and setting out the first rows of bricks (courses) and the damp course
Checking that courses are straight and level
Read and interpret working drawings
Cut and trim bricks using hammers or chisels or masonry saws and other hand and power tools
Restoring, cleaning or painting existing brick structures
Working in line with Taylor Wimpey HSE Procedures and in a safe environment
Ability to solve problems with the use of various materials and methods
Travel to, and work from different Taylor Wimpey construction sites
What you will have:
CSCS Card holder
NVQ relevant to role
Self-motivated and have good communication skills
High standard of work quality, skill and technique
Ability to travel to various Taylor Wimpey sites at short notice. Please note that some sites can be in remote locations not well served by public transport.
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:
For your application to be successful you must be able to verify your eligibility to work in the UK.
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 build houses and communities for people from all backgrounds. And it’s no different on our sites or in our offices. Our diverse workforce is a definite advantage, helping us to see our world from different perspectives and viewpoints. We are truly committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community at work - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. We 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.
As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.
We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch. To read more about what it’s like to work with us then have a look at our Glassdoor profile by clicking here.