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JOB TITLE

Scaffolder

WORK LOCATION

Isle of Dogs

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Coventry

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Derby

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Birmingham

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Tooting Broadway

JOB TITLE

Bricklayer

WORK LOCATION

Chiswick

JOB TITLE

Labourers

WORK LOCATION

London

JOB TITLE

General labourer

WORK LOCATION

Richmond

Scaffolder job overview

Scaffolders are responsible for a number of duties these include:

  • Determining job requirements and planning/configuring scaffolding
  • Erection of scaffolding of various types, establishing platforms and safety measures
  • Dismantling and removing on completion
  • Undertaking checking/assessing and when directed
  • Help to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair; to ensure compliance with agreed codes, law, working practices and health and safety
  • Carry out planned tasks in accordance with contract/agreed requirements
  • Carry out tasks within agreed time limits
  • Ensure compliance to agreed codes, legislation, and procedures including health and safety
  • Maintain accurate records/documentation associated with your work
  • Immediately report problems/failures that may impact on the organisation and/or its clients/customers to Line Manager
  • Meet your targets and contribute to those of the team as a whole
  • Contribute towards the smooth running of the team

Skills required

  • Have a good head for heights.
  • Be agile.
  • Be physically fit and have the strength to cope with climbing and handling heavy equipment.
  • Have a good sense of balance and be sure-footed.
  • Have good hand skills for using tools and equipment.
  • Be able to work well with others, as safety depends on teamwork.
  • Be responsible and appreciate the need for safe working practices.

FAQs

What qualifications do you need to be a scaffolder?

You don’t need any qualifications to become a scaffolder however you will require a CSCS card and some training.

How long does it take to train as a scaffolder?

You can become a scaffolder straight out of college.

How much do scaffolders earn?

As a scaffolder, you can expect to earn around £17,000 and £28,000 a year depending on location and organisation. Pay doesn’t change much as your experience increases.

Are scaffolders in demand?

Yes scaffolders are highly valued as of 2019 there were over 200,000 registered laborers.

Can you become a scaffolder without an apprenticeship?

Yes, you can still apply to become a scaffolder without doing an apprenticeship, yet an apprenticeship might still be perfect for you as you will learn more skills on the job as well as knowledge for other roles.

What are the Working Hours of a scaffolder?

Most scaffolders work from 9-6, however many jobs may require you to work on the weekend or at different times of the day.

What are day-to-day tasks of a scaffolder?

  • Unloading scaffolding from a lorry
  • Creating a stable base on the ground
  • Putting up scaffolding poles and attaching horizontal tubes to them
  • Fixing scaffolding to a building
  • Laying planks across scaffolding for workers to walk on
  • Fixing guard rails and safety nets
  • Taking down scaffolding after a job

Why is there a high demand for scaffolders in the UK?

Demand in the construction industry will always be high in the UK with construction becoming the largest growing sector new jobs will always be available.(link to construction growth)

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