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Kirkton Service Centre Lister Road Kirkton Campus Livingston, EH54 7BL
£25,732 - £27,146 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per year


We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Building Services are looking to recruit a qualified Builder who will work closely with colleagues within the service and other service areas to ensure the day-to-day maintenance or large-scale refurbishment of both housing and non-housing stock within West Lothian. The post holder will be expected to fulfil the job outline responsibilities/current tasks for the position of Builder either by working as part of a team or on their own.

The Builder is responsible through the Team Coordinator, for delivering the repair and maintenance services in maintaining the Council’s Housing and Non-Housing property portfolio. This involves carrying out repairs and maintenance in their primary wet trade but also carrying out additional wet trade duties.

Do you have?

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Excellent customer service approach
  • Effective time management skills
  • Confidence and ability to work with a minimum of supervision

The skills and experience you must have:

  • Must have satisfactorily completed a recognised apprenticeship in a Wet Trade including Plastering, Bricklaying or Roofing.
  • Have a high level of health and safety awareness.
  • Working Knowledge of relevant statutory regulations, standards and codes of practice.
  • Good communicator with good customer care skills.
  • Hold a full clean driving licence.

If you feel you are the correct person for this post and have the appropriate skills, knowledge and qualifications suited to the application then please apply

Employees are;

  • Provided with ongoing training, enabling you to progress in your career.
  • Entitled to discounts at over 90 local businesses and over 1000 nationwide.

Given access to the local Government pension scheme as well as attractive working hours, accompany this post

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer