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Carpenter/ Landscaper for Touchwood Play


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Touchwoodplay.co.uk seeks an experienced carpenter/ landscaper to deliver high quality manufacture of bespoke and innovative timber playground equipment all over the UK. Being a small, vibrant, expanding company the right candidate must be a committed individual looking to commit to our team and grow within the company.

Full time role: 5 days a week, (additional hours, weekend work and working on site away from Bristol may be required). Salary varies depending on skills and experience


Touchwood Play manufactures bespoke playground equipment for public and private spaces. We are a member of the Forest of Avon Products Co-operative and pride ourselves on working with locally sourced materials.


Your duties will include but are not limited to:

• Conducting site carpentry and landscaping works.

• Erecting timber frames and addressing detailing such as cladding, decks and roof structures

• Use and maintenance of a wide variety of handheld woodworking tools.

• Premanufacture of components using machinery in our workshop

• Working as part of a small team often undertaking tasks on your own.

• Experience of delivering to strict deadlines whilst ensuring product quality at all times

• Working in accordance with our method statements and risk assessments, including potentially working at height, and safely lifting and moving heavy components, ensuring a safe working environment at all times

• Closely following our designers’ plans to ensure that structures are built and finished to the required standard.

• Travel and overnight stays will be required to fulfil aspects of this role

• Premanufacture and site prep work in our Bristol yard and workshop



The following experience would be helpful:

• Experience of working on medium to large projects.

• Understanding layout plans, marking out and surveying of sites.

• CSCS card

• Previous woodworking experience in Green woodcrafts, timber framing and conventional joinery.

• Chainsaw License

• Full Driving Licence

• Site plant qualifications (Telehandler, Digger, Dumper)

• Experience of and appropriate licence for towing a trailer

• Work at height qualification, PASMA, LOLER


Please send a cover letter and CV by email to Ed Anderson at [email protected]. See our website Touchwood – Welcome to our playground



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