Location: Fine Oak Buildings, The Barn, Shrubbs Farm, Essex, CM22 7LL.

Status: Full-time, Employed and Self Employed 07:30 - 16:00 Monday to Friday (some Saturday work may be required)

Salary: Subject to experience.


Due to the continued company expansion and growth we are now seeking additional Oak Carpenters/Softwood Carpenters, with a passion and experience within the construction industry.

Positions are available as both self employed and employed status.

Working on new, varied and exciting projects based generally 1 hours drive from our Essex location of Hatfield Heath. Install projects vary from oak porches, garages, houses to installing oak trusses, each project is carried out and finished to the highest degree of expertise and accuracy. Applicants must know, understand and be able to complete the whole installation process from start to finish. Due to the role being client facing the correct 'can do' attitude is essential for this role. The applicant must have a proven track record and references will be obtained.

Generally working from a radius of 1 hour from our essex location applicants must be able to drive and have their own tools. Further travelling may be required if needed. You maybe expected to work overtime if needed.

Experience in the oak framing manufacture and install would be advantagous but not essential as training can be given.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Reading and understanding drawings.
  • Excellent communication to designer / workshop / project manager.
  • A general understanding of common construction methods.
  • Read and understand oak frame drawings.
  • General understanding of green oak framing (advantagous but not essential).
  • Identify logical assembly / erection sequence of oak framing.
  • Cut and install various roof rafters/structures.
  • Fitting vapour barriers, breather membranes etc. 
  • Cutting and fitting of common sheet materials.
  • Softwood timber frames.
  • Basic common services (plumbing etc.).
  • Competent using of a wide range of hand tools.
  • Undertaking projects on site from start to completion.



For more details and to apply: Email your CV and a covering letter to vacancies@fineoakbuildings.co.uk.