Carpenter/Plumber - Portsmouth City Council

A great opportunity has become available for a reliable and skilled Carpenter/Plumber to join a regional company recognised for developing and training its staff to succeed in their roles. 

What you will get in return

  • An annual salary of £28,267.20
  • Company Van
  • 23 Days Holiday rising with length of service
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance

Your new company

Mountjoy is an expanding construction and maintenance company focused on delivering exceptional service to its clients and customers. We employ over 330 staff based across the south of England.

Your new role

This role is based from the Portsmouth office working in our Portsmouth City Council term maintenance contract.  The contract services and maintains over 8,000 social housing homes and 718 council buildings. You will join our maintenance team of over 150 staff who have been delivering this contract for over 12 years.

You will be working in all of PCC’s property portfolio including, but not limited to, Social Housing, Schools, Public Conveniences, Offices, Heritage and Museums.

When working in these property types you will be expected to use your skills, knowledge, experience and training to carry out the “right work at the right time” ensuring a high-quality standard of workmanship, health & safety and compliance to the Company’s processes and procedures in delivery of your work.

You will need to have an open and positive attitude, be a team player and be able to embrace and work in new ways to improve yourself, the team and service to the client. When dealing with customers, client representatives or peers and team members you will be professional at all times and demonstrate high standards of customer service and care.

 The most important elements relating to your work are;

A wide variety of carpentry and plumbing repairs in occupied homes, buildings and empty properties. The work will include; fitting of various types of doors, first and second fixing, kitchen installations, repairing minor leaks, replacing sanitary wear, ceramic wall tiling, vinyl floor tiling and non-licenced asbestos removal (where full training will be given).

The Required Qualifications for the Role

  • NVQ level 2-3 in carpentry/plumbing or equivalent.
  • Trade based experience may be considered.

The Required Experience for the Role

  • 2 – 5 yrs. experience of working in Social Housing or Building Maintenance environment.

What you need to do now

Send a covering letter and CV to or call HR on 02392 313515 who will give you further information on the role and company.

Key information
Department: Portsmouth Council Maintenance
Salary: £28,267.20 per annum
Location: Portsmouth
Who reports to you: N/A
Hours: 40 hours per week
Who you report to: Supervisor

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