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Bricklayer – Building Services Department

Department: Building Services

In the role of Bricklayer within the Building Services Department you will be responsible to the Head of Building Services.

The key responsibilities for the role are to carry out various construction activity to include production, quality, safety and client liaison. This will include, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Complete site activities in conjunction with the site teams to deliver a high quality finish to specification, on time & to programme targets.
  • Communicate with the site management and, as required, resolve minor issues.
  • Store securely all plant as required on site, keeping clean and reporting any damage to the site management team.
  • Ensure all verbal site instructions are recorded in a CVI / TQ book by the site manager/supervisor.
  • Ensure that no verbal instruction is actioned or any variation work undertaken until your manager/supervisor has notified the office and written confirmation is recorded or received.
  • Ensure weekly timesheet is completed, clearly stating work done, and submitted to Head Office or the management team for authorisation by 10:00am each Monday.
  • Notify the manager/supervisor of any damage to existing services as soon as it becomes apparent.
  • Ensure all site vehicles, plant, machines and equipment are kept in good, clean & safe condition, and only used if you are trained to operate the plant.
  • Ensure that materials signed for on site are counted and the information is passed to the management team. Report any damage or shortfall in the order delivered.
  • Assist the Site Manager/supervisor to maintain all relevant Health & Safety on site
  • Ensure the site area allocated for storage of site equipment is kept clean & free of unwanted hazards.
  • Constantly checking workmanship to ensure no defective work.
  • Ensure minimal wastage of materials (concrete/stone etc).
  • Ensure own operatives and sub-contractors are abiding by the site rules, report to the manager/supervisor and breach in Health and safety.
  • Receive deliveries of materials and ensure safe unloading and storage in an agreed location
  • Ensure site is kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Ensure 5min RA in place before any excavations take place.
  • Ensure all works carried out are to a good quality standard first time every time.
  • Carry out near miss / don t walk by reporting.
  • Dismiss poor quality labour (i.e. agency labour/ sub-contract labour not preforming).
  • Assist the site manager/ supervisor in planning your work (advise if materials are running low, requirements for work going forward).
  • Set the standard.
  • Plant operatives will be expected to carry out regular checks and apply oil and grease to the machines as required.

You will contribute to the overall running and continuous improvement of the business, along with development of the Building Services Department, by ensuring that the highest professional standards are maintained to continually improve the service given to Clients. This includes:

  • Identifying problems and offering solutions.
  • Ensure the highest standards are continually maintained to improve the service given to clients
  • Inform your line manager immediately of any problems encountered and identify possible solutions
  • Ensure the company‚Äôs procedures are followed and adhered to and suggest opportunities to improve and develop them where appropriate
  • Avoid or minimise material waste and identify opportunities to reduce consumption
  • Encouraging and developing teamwork both within your team and between teams, internally and externally
  • You should make yourself available for ongoing safety training applicable to your job.