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We are a multinational organisation with a global team of 50,000 colleagues. In the Middle East we operate in the Transport, Defence & Advisory sectors, delivering services in Asset Management, Customer Experience, Fire & Rescue and Air Navigation Services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services to fulfil our purpose to impact a better future by "Bringing National Visions to Life".  
Your Opportunity  

Looking for a career with long-term, government-backed contracts, trusted leadership, and loyal colleagues? Looking for a career with challenging and purposeful work? Serco has a place for you. Here, you'll find stability and growth. Join our team today as a Carpenter and support our FM team.


The purpose of this hiring is to carry out planned preventive maintenance on doors and windows including associated furniture as well as being part of the reactive maintenance team and will provide first line response to defects and emergencies on carpentry works. Also, to provide support to the Handymen and other Technical Assistants to maintain the facilities in good condition.


The ideal candidate should be able to foster good relations with colleagues and other departments and be a good team player.


This role will work closely with our Engineers and stakeholders at our Zayed University contract.


Key Accountabilities

  • Carry out Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) work on doors and opening windows to maintain smooth operation.
  • Carry out repairs to defective doors, windows, glazing and locking systems.
  • Provide service to gain emergency access to locked rooms.
  • Inspection and recording of assets condition.
  • Assist with minor churn and moves and changes as required.
  • Carry out repairs to facilities as required.
  • Carry out minor fabrication works as required.
  • Carry out FF&E and building fabric condition survey
  • Carry out joiner works and other civil related work
  • Ensure compliance with company and client's policies and procedures particularly relating to Health and Safety and Work Order Processing.


Specific Requirements

  • 3 years minimum experience as carpenter in a commercial buildings or hospital or other facilities management building services engineering environment.
  • At least holder of High School Diploma.
  • Holder of Technical Certificate in Carpentry/Woodworking or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of building construction and maintenance techniques
  • Fully conversant with all aspects of building construction and maintenance with focus on timber construction and metal carpentry works.
  • Good English language skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and without direct supervision.
  • Customer focussed.
  • Ability to fabricate items in timber as required.


What's in it for you? 

At Serco, our core values drive everything we do, and we believe in fairly compensating our colleagues for the value they bring to our organization. We are proud to offer a total reward package at Serco which includes: 

  • Competitive monthly pay and allowances that are commensurate with the role and industry standards 
  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage and life insurance, so our employees can feel secure in their health and financial wellbeing 
  • We recognize the importance of work-life balance, which is why we offer competitive leave benefits that exceed industry standards 
  • We offer an annual airfare allowance to support our expat colleagues to stay in touch and visit their loved ones 
  • We pride ourselves on providing a supportive work environment where we foster a positive Safety-First culture 
  • We care deeply about our colleagues' wellbeing and offer access to wellbeing programs and platforms to support their physical, mental, and emotional health. 
  • As a global organization, we offer a vast array of career paths for our employees to choose from. The scale and breadth of our organization provides our colleagues with opportunities for growth and variety in their career path, both regionally and globally. 


Join Us 

At Serco, we believe there is a place here for everyone. A place where you can bring your authentic self to work every day. Our workplace culture is one that embraces diversity and fosters equity, respect, and belonging for every individual. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and creating an inclusive environment that proudly celebrates the perspectives and backgrounds that each of our employees bring to work every day. 


Join Serco and be part of a values-driven organization that invests in the development and well-being of its employees and offers a rewarding and fulfilling career. 


Serco is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its employees through its Zero Harm initiative. Please visit for more information.

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29/05/2024 01:12:00
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