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General Builder

Illingworth & Gregory (I&G) prides itself in being a family owned, managed and principled company, delivering specialist construction services to our valued clients striving for total client satisfaction in all that we do. We were established in 1972 and have grown and developed over four decades into a leading Regional Principle Building Contractor offering client focused solutions in Construction, Refurbishment, Bespoke Joinery, Design & Build, Minor Works, and Measured Term Contracts.

Full time
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary will be dependent upon experience, and auto-enrolment pension

Contract: Permanent, full time
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: Negotiable

The I&G team has recently joined Sewell Group, a regional Hull-based family organisation founded in 1876. Sewell is a multi-disciplined Group working across Construction, Facilities Management, Investment and Retail sectors, and pride themselves in being a great company to work for, and a Sunday Times Top 10 organisation.

I&G is a sister company to Sewell Construction, and is provided with central support services. As a result Sewell will manage the recruitment and selection process in conjunction with I&G, and the final candidate will be employed with I&G, not directly with Sewell.

Role Overview:
Working with both private and public sector clients, management, and the wider I&G and Sewell family, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply their skills and trade knowledge and experience across every environment.

The General Builder will be responsible for carrying out various construction tasks from general structural works (i.e. knocking out new doorways, inserting lintels, installing steel beams and propping works) to plastering.

The successful candidate will be multi-skilled in the following disciplines:
• Plastering
• General structural works
• Brick / block / stonework
• Pointing
• Paving
• Screeding
• General strip out activities
• Blocking up openings

Skills and Attributes:
As well as fitting into the I&G family culture, the successful candidate will have the following;

• A positive and professional attitude
• A full driving licence, valid in the UK
• Keen interest in the Construction sector
• Hold excellent communication, organisation and time management skills

• Educated to NVQ / City in Guilds level
• Self-motivated with the ability to use your initiative
• Have working knowledge of current Health and Safety practice

I&G is an equal opportunities employer, recruiting within the guidelines of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity, as an employer and in the delivery of our products and services.

As a committed safe employer, an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check will be carried out for the successful candidate of this role.


Your application will be treated with absolute confidentiality.
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