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Careers with SC4 Carpenters Ltd

First Fix, Second Fix and Site Carpentry Work in Hampshire and Surrounding Regions

Providing high quality, reliable carpentry, decorating, timberframe and turnkey services, SC4 Carpenters Limited is an established family  firm run by skilled craftsmen since April 2000.

Working with major house builders, developers and contractors in Hampshire and the surrounding regions, we are always on the lookout for top class first and second fix carpenters including subcontractors, supervisors and other carpentry staff throughout Hampshire and surrounding towns in Wiltshire, Dorset, West Sussex, Berkshire and Surrey.

Contact Us

If you are looking to take your career to the next step working with a trusted carpentry company offering high quality carpentry services, call SC4 first on 0771 5568 102 or Click Here to contact our office for further information.

What Qualifications do You Need?

Subcontract Carpenters need to have:

  • Carpentry NVQ2 preferably in Site Carpentry or Timber Frame Erection
  • CSCS Card
  • Van or Vehicle to get to Site
  • Tools and PPE

Other qualifications might include:

  • SSSTS, SMSTS or other site supervision qualification
  • Slinger/Signaller qualification
  • Crane Supervisor

If you work in a partnership or employ others you will also need your own Employer's and Public Liability Insurance.

What Kind of Carpentry Work do We Do?

Structural Carpentry

This includes:

  • Joisting: Fitting the structural timber members that span horizontally between the foundations of a building, or between walls or structural beams. In combination with other joists it provides support for a ceiling and/or floor.
  • Roof Installation: Install all types of roof large and small from trussed roofs to handcut valleys, dormers, etc.
  • Erecting Timber Frame: Install panelised structural walls and floors cassettes manufactures off site from small section timber studs forming the structure of a building.

First Fix Carpentry

First fix is the phase of carpentry that starts from the main structure of the building to the point when it is ready for decorating. It includes installing:

  • Studwork
  • Floating Floors
  • Noggins
  • Staircases
  • Window Boards
  • Exterior Doors
  • Internal Door Linings
  • Boxings

Second Fix Carpentry

Second fix includes all of the work that happens after plastering, including installationo of:

  • Architrave, Skirting, Mouldings, etc
  • Internal doors and pre-made door sets
  • Banisters, handrails, balusters and other stair components
  • Boxings

Carpentry Finals

The finals stage is the fitting of the finishing touches including:

  • Ironmongery: including door handles, locks, door closers, hinges (door furniture), hooks, locks, bathroom and window fittings.
  • Cupboards and Shelving: including vanity units, memory boxes, cupboards, shelves, handrails, kitchen worktops, etc.
  • Signage: Door numbers and signs, etc.
  • Other fixtures and fittings

External Carpentry: including:

  • Porches
  • Cladding
  • Balconies
  • Low Level Roofs
  • Garages
  • Car Ports
  • Bin Stores
  • Bike Racks

If you are looking to take your career to the next step working with a trusted carpentry company offering high quality carpentry services, call SC4 first on 0771 5568 102 or Click Here to contact our office for further information.

John Black, Surveyor, Highwood

Working with SC4 Carpenters Ltd is always an absolute pleasure!

October 2019

In a glowing testimonial in October 2019, Highwood's surveyor for their North Stoneham Park site in Eastleigh describes working with SC4 Carpenters Ltd as "Always an absolute pleasure!" and continues "From pre-order to post-completion SC4's proactive approach has been extremely helpful." 

SC4's contract carpentry services include Joists; Roof Construction; First fix & Second fix; Kitchens; Finals; Porches; Garages and Carports; Timber Frame Installation.
SC4 Carpenters is based in the South of England and specialises in new build residential housing contracts from 10 to 1000 properties, as well as care homes, student accommodation and commercial projects. Contracts are carried out by our reliable, well qualified workforce, who are experienced in meeting deadlines while maintaining the highest professional standards.
For further information, quotation or tender, complete our online enquiry form.

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