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Apprentice Carpenter - Bunbury and Southwest

Advertiser: Perkins Builders3.9167 out of 53.9 overall rating (12 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
2 Oct 2020
Location
Bunbury & South West
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Trades & Services, Carpentry & Cabinet Making

Apprentice Carpenter - Bunbury and Southwest

Perkins Builders deliver an award winning, diverse range of commercial, industrial, education, health and civil projects throughout Western Australia. Founded in 1965, continuous company growth and development has ensured Perkins strong presence within the Perth and South West market over the past 55 years.

Perkins Builders is currently delivering a number of exciting landmark Western Australian projects, such as;

  • Donnybrook House
  • Armstrong Village
  • Armadale Courthouse and Police Complex

Perkins has successfully delivered numerous projects, including the following:

  • Dolphin Discovery Centre – Winner of the 2019 MBA South West Building Excellence Award Best Commercial / Retail Building
  • Hocart Lodge Aged Care Facility – Winner of the 2019 MBA Excellence in Construction Award for Best Regional Project
  • Esplanade Hotel – Winner of the 2019 MBA South West Building Excellence Awards Best Refurbishment or Renovation $1.5-5M
  • Busselton Retravision – Winner of the 2019 MBA South West Building Excellence Awards Best Alterations / Additions $1.5 - $5M

Our commitment to staff development and training is evident through awards such as:

  • Nation Business Leadership Award for a large company at the 2019 MBA National Leadership Awards
  • Mark Allen Memorial Trust Fund Safety Award at the 2019 MBA Apprentice Awards
  • Employer Trainer of the Year at both the 2019 MBA Apprentice Awards and 2020 MBA South West Building Excellence Awards

Perkins are currently seeking individuals to join our apprenticeship program as First Year Carpenter & Joinery Apprentices in Bunbury. We require that you have a genuine interest in the commercial construction industry and in return you will be joining a highly respected family owned and run builder with 55 years of experience in the Western Australian Commercial Construction Industry.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Attend Perkins sites across Bunbury and the South West Mon to Friday 7am-3:30pm;
  • Follow all instruction provided to you by an experienced Site Manager;
  • Attend all TAFE training required as part of the apprenticeship training plan;
  • Complete on the job training tasks in the field of carpentry; and 
  • Complete general labouring duties as part of your development and broader learning of the construction industry. 

No previous experience is required, however you must have genuine interest in the building industry, and be ready to commit to a four year apprenticeship.  You must live in Bunbury or the surrounding Southwest region.

Essential skills required are:

  • White Card;
  • Drivers Licence, or be within 3 months of completing your Drivers Licence as some of our sites will not be accessible by public transport;
  • Able to successfully complete a pre-employment medical;
  • Strong work ethic; and 
  • Ability to work in a team.

How to stand out from other applicants:

  • Recent completion of relevant work experience; and
  • Completion of a pre-apprenticeship course.

 

 

If you would like to learn more about the business, please visit our website - http://www.perkinsbuilders.com.au/

To apply, please send through your application (cover letter and resume).

 

 

Perkins Builders deliver an award winning, diverse range of commercial, industrial, education, health and civil projects throughout Western Australia. Founded in 1965, continuous company growth and development has ensured Perkins strong presence within the Perth and South West market over the past 55 years.

Perkins Builders is currently delivering a number of exciting landmark Western Australian projects, such as;

  • Donnybrook House
  • Armstrong Village
  • Armadale Courthouse and Police Complex

Perkins has successfully delivered numerous projects, including the following:

  • Dolphin Discovery Centre – Winner of the 2019 MBA South West Building Excellence Award Best Commercial / Retail Building
  • Hocart Lodge Aged Care Facility – Winner of the 2019 MBA Excellence in Construction Award for Best Regional Project
  • Esplanade Hotel – Winner of the 2019 MBA South West Building Excellence Awards Best Refurbishment or Renovation $1.5-5M
  • Busselton Retravision – Winner of the 2019 MBA South West Building Excellence Awards Best Alterations / Additions $1.5 - $5M

Our commitment to staff development and training is evident through awards such as:

  • Nation Business Leadership Award for a large company at the 2019 MBA National Leadership Awards
  • Mark Allen Memorial Trust Fund Safety Award at the 2019 MBA Apprentice Awards
  • Employer Trainer of the Year at both the 2019 MBA Apprentice Awards and 2020 MBA South West Building Excellence Awards

Perkins are currently seeking individuals to join our apprenticeship program as First Year Carpenter & Joinery Apprentices in Bunbury. We require that you have a genuine interest in the commercial construction industry and in return you will be joining a highly respected family owned and run builder with 55 years of experience in the Western Australian Commercial Construction Industry.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Attend Perkins sites across Bunbury and the South West Mon to Friday 7am-3:30pm;
  • Follow all instruction provided to you by an experienced Site Manager;
  • Attend all TAFE training required as part of the apprenticeship training plan;
  • Complete on the job training tasks in the field of carpentry; and 
  • Complete general labouring duties as part of your development and broader learning of the construction industry. 

No previous experience is required, however you must have genuine interest in the building industry, and be ready to commit to a four year apprenticeship.  You must live in Bunbury or the surrounding Southwest region.

Essential skills required are:

  • White Card;
  • Drivers Licence, or be within 3 months of completing your Drivers Licence as some of our sites will not be accessible by public transport;
  • Able to successfully complete a pre-employment medical;
  • Strong work ethic; and 
  • Ability to work in a team.

How to stand out from other applicants:

  • Recent completion of relevant work experience; and
  • Completion of a pre-apprenticeship course.

 

 

If you would like to learn more about the business, please visit our website - http://www.perkinsbuilders.com.au/

To apply, please send through your application (cover letter and resume).

 

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you hold a Construction Induction Safety certificate (White Card)?
  • Have you completed a qualification in carpentry?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?

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