Carpenter Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Job Description

Our client in in Wildlife Conservation in Laikipia Region, Kenya is looking to fill the following position:

Full Time Senior Carpenter

Reporting to the Workshop & Infrastructure Manager, the Senior Carpenter, will performs a multitude of carpentry tasks from start to finish, often coordinating jobs with other skilled labour (plumbers, electricians)

Duties will include:

Performs all duties of Carpentry with additional responsibilities involved with managing and supervising major projects (blueprint reading required).
Assists the Workshop and Infrastructure Manager in determining work assignments and allocating resources.
Assess materials and estimate cost required for given projects and follow-up of pending works with reports
Lead or direct the activities of other Carpenters.
Analyse, plan and perform carpentry works within given time frame.
Make different kinds of furniture / joinery with good finishing.
Give proposals of joinery work on the best and cost effective approach.
Knowledge in the use of electric carpentry equipment i.e. planners, jigsaws, sander and drills.

Skills & Experience desired


Academic “O” level or equivalent;
Government Grade III certificate in carpentry and joinery or an equivalent;
Good computer skills;
Have a valid driver’s licence;
At least 5 years’ experience in similar position.


Strong interpersonal skills and ability to direct the work of others and provide training.
Good analytical and communication skills
Good sense of workmanship and quality conscious
Meticulous, with ability to work independently and in a team


Salary and benefits will be discussed at time of interview and/or any offer being made and will be commensurate with experience and equivalent roles within the industry and the business itself.
The roles are located full-time on-site and accommodation will be provided.

Interested candidates should send their application with a copy of their CV and MUST indicate their expected salary before 15th July 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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