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United Grand Lodge of England seeks a Carpenter (6 month FTC)

Carpenter - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

United Grand Lodge of England seeks a skilled Carpenter for a 6-month fixed term contract on a full-time basis within the Building Services department.

The carpentry team have a backlog of work orders and regular day-to-day tasks. There are over 50 outstanding Maintain X work orders including actions raised under H & S audits.  There are also outstanding fire door tasks (repairs to existing and replacement to upgrade) that have been identified but not yet completed.



  • To carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance at Freemasons Hall
  • To carry out reactive Maintenance at Freemasons Hall
  • To carry out condition surveys of all wooden surfaces and accessories in Freemasons Hall
  • To provide technical carpentry advice
  • To undertake carpentry projects as required
  • To carry out repairs to furniture and equipment as required
  • To erect shelving and other additions to the building
  • To repair doors, install and repair locks and hinges as necessary
  • To manufacture wooden equipment such as wands, boxes etc.
  • To use a two-way radio and be available for call-out in an emergency
  • To assist with the assessment of Health & Safety issues and to act in such a way as to ensure the health, safety and welfare of oneself as well as others
  • To maintain awareness of current legislation relevant for the responsibilities of the job
  • To assist with other tasks as required by the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Maintenance Manager.



Competitive salary plus the following benefits package: 


  • BUPA private medical cover
  • Pension (3.5% employee & 9% employer contributions)
  • Life Assurance 
  • Holiday (25 days) 
  • Interest free season ticket loan 
  • Gym membership (subsidised)
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Flexible working



The successful applicant will work Monday to Friday (35 hours per week) 


Application details:

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to:

Elizabeth Gay - Director of HR - United Grand Lodge of England via email to [email protected] 

CV’s received without a covering letter will not be considered.


Closing date for applications is Tuesday 23 April 2024. 

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