Job type Permanent
ReferenceCarpenter UK
Contact NameOlivia Ward

Job description

​​​M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for a AGE mechanic to join our team.

The role

Based in Fairford, UK. You'll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a US Military base.

Prior Carpentry experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.

This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as a Carpenter, servicing and maintaining military equipment and vehicles in an exciting environment.

General job description

  • Measures, marks, and saws boards to specified size, using ruler, pencil and power saws.

  • Assembles and nails board’s together, using hammer, power stapler, or nailing machine.

  • Repairs damaged containers by replacing damaged parts, using hand tools.

  • Salvages used crating by removing nails from board with hammer, nail puller, or crowbar and by sawing ends with portable electric handsaw.

  • Assists in maintenance and repairs on aluminum prefabricated shelter structures to include assembling and disassembling of shelters and preservation and crating components.

  • Operates power wood-working machines to include cross and bench saws, planers, band saw, router, power planer, and trade associated hand tools.

  • Responsible for the upkeep of workshop tools and machinery to include sharpening of saws using hand file or power tools.

  • Ensures all tool, personal protective equipment and clothing issued remain safe, secure and serviceable, reporting any deficiencies.

  • Inspects Hazardous Materials within the assigned work center and coordinates with the appropriate office for the disposal of HAZMAT when required.

  • May be required to assist in other departments when directed or requested to accomplish a specific task or project.

  • Assists in the erection, construction and operation of BEAR Base shelter systems and associated equipment to support real world exercises and contingencies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:

  • Extremely competitive rates of pay.

  • Working hours Monday to Friday.

  • Progression and opportunities for promotion. 

  • Holiday entitlement + bank holidays.

  • Training given to enhance your skillset.

This is a great opportunity to work overseas, continue a career in contracting or experience it for the first time.

Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of £200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.

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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.