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Painter and Decorator

Redbuild Ltd


Painter and Decorator

Redbuild Ltd Apply Now
Salary £11,154 to £14,196 per year Location LOANHEAD Hours of work Full-time (39 Hours) Training provider CITB Closing date 01/11/2021 Qualification SCQF Level 5

Job overview

Redbuild is an Edinburgh based building contractor specialising in refurbishment and restoration of traditional residential properties in and around Edinburgh. Due to ongoing contracts and scheduled repeat business we have a fantastic opportunity for an individual wanting to train, or to continue to train, in the construction industry. We are looking for someone who is interested in training as an apprentice painter within construction or who has completed part of a painting & decorating apprenticeship and is keen to continue to being time served.

The successful candidate will join our existing team working on various sites with Edinburgh and Lothians under the supervision of experienced tradesmen and a site foreman. The role will require the ability to pay close attention to ongoing work, to take direct instructions and action them, use their own initiative and skills and assist with the painting & decorating output on site.

What will I learn?

Taking down and stripping out,
Making good
Filling and Sanding
Prime and first coating
Second coat and finishing
Painting in emulsion, egg shell, Satin and Gloss
Preparation for paper hanging
Lining walls
Preparing, cutting and Hanging wallpaper
Cleaning brushes/trays/ on completed work areas
Measuring and estimating jobs (Paint/paper and materials required)
Working with experienced painter and decorators and other building site trades
External decoration

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

The successful candidate will be:

• Interested in starting, or continuing, to train in a recognised painting & decorating apprentice scheme
• Comfortable working in a multi person, multi skilled, fast moving environment and be able to pay attention to work going on around them
• Focussed on developing the skills required to become a tradesman
• Interested (and knowledgeable) in painting & decorating and general construction
• Interested (and knowledgeable) in residential construction

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