Beacon wall building vacancies in North Wales

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Based in North Wales Beacon Climbing Walls are manufacturers of plywood climbing walls and CrazyClimb. We are currently advertising a number of different posts to be based at our workshop and offices near Caernarfon.

Beacon Climbing are committed to building innovative climbing walls and CrazyClimb facilities finished to a high standard. We are looking for new employees who will share this passion and are keen to work with us during an exciting period of CrazyClimb development and expansion.

We expect the roles to be full time but we are also happy to consider applications from suitably skilled freelancers. Salaries will be dependent on experience and are available on request.

Workshop Manager

Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the day to day running of the workshop including:

Prioritising workshop schedules and liaising with directors, project managers, workshop technicians and admin staff
Health and safety compliance in the workshop
Staff training
Briefing workshop staff on an ongoing basis
Getting involved hands on with all aspects of production as required

Suitable candidates will ideally have:

A high level of woodworking ability including use of the most common workshop machinery and power tools
Ideally some experience of basic steelwork fabrication, spray painting and CNC machines
Previous management experience - ideally in a workshop
Excellent communication skills and the ability to command respect from staff
An interest in climbing

Project Managers

Project Managers are responsible for the smooth running of wall building jobs and the work will include:

Design work and producing proposals
Liaising with everybody involved in a particular job including customers, engineers, site contacts, etc
Ensure workshop and site schedules are achieved
Getting involved hands on with production as required
An element of site work required for the overseeing and hands on completion of jobs
Health & safety on site

Suitable candidates will ideally have:

Previous wall building experience
Understanding and experience of H&S issues - particularly working at height
A working knowledge of Sketchup and ideally CAD
Design skills and a good understanding of different materials
An interest and understanding of climbing wall structures and basic engineering
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
An interest in climbing

If you are interested in working for Beacon Climbing and feel you have skills that would be useful to us, but you don't fit the descriptions above, we would still be keen to hear from you!

Please send applications including a covering letter and CV to
Closing date 10th June'13

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