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Position Details - 1 x Carpenter/Joiner

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  • 1 x Carpenter/Joiner (PR20027)
  • Property
  • Technical Trade
  • Port Moresby
  • 06/04/2020
Position Description


All aspects of the trade including, but not limited general maintenance, installing cupboards, wall-panelling etc for the fit-out of new/existing dwellings such as door frames, scaffolding and formwork constructions. Undertake all aspects of the Carpentry trade, including reactive and planned maintenance, inspect and arrange the inspection, maintenance and repair of tools.


  1. Excellent technical trade skills from troubleshooting, problem-solving and analytical skills that use logic, math and verbal reasoning are essential.
  2. Effective time, resource (materials) management.
  3. Excellent interpersonal and literacy skills.
  4. Proficient level of computer literacy – MS Word/excel/Outlook would be advantageous

Knowledge/ Experience

  1. Trades Certificate from NATTB or similar is essential. Only candidates with NATTB Trade Testing Certificates, Trades Certificate or APTC Certificate II should apply.
  2. Minimum 2-3 years’ work experience
  3. Occupational Health and Safety certification
  4. PNG and relevant international building codes and standards
  5. Interpreting building drawings, plans, diagrams as per job/task/project specifications.
  6. Building repairs and maintenance assessments and report writing
  7. Soft-skill (time management, customer, sales, team, problem resolution) certification would be advantageous.
  8. Responsive & preventative maintenance schedule management
  9. Schematic diagrams, plans would be advantageous but not essential
  10. Effective use and care of all tools of the trade, equipment, specialized tools, parts, fixtures and fittings and materials


  1. Customer focused approach to daily job
  2. Pro-active, positive work attitude, reliable and self-motivated
  3. Display passion and pride in one’s technical field
  4. Display technical leadership and on-going self-learning
  5. Work autonomously and with teams as required
  6. Ability to prioritize workloads
  7. Collaborative team approach to problem solving with staff, managers and customers alike

Additional Requirements

  • In excellent physical health. Employment will be subject to passing a medical assessment.
  • Police clearance certificate required.
  • Class 1 or Class 6 Driver’s licence would be advantageous

Work Environment

  • Work at heights, in confined spaces, using ladders, climb, kneel and lay flat on back or on stomach. Display strong eye-hand coordination with the physical ability to lift heavy objects, crawl, crouch, kneel, bend, stand/on your feet for long periods of time. Dealing with hazardous objects and in hazardous areas.

Application Process
You may choose one method of application
Address all applications to The General Manager - Kenmore Property Division

1. Upload your documents directly to this website or,
2. Hand Deliver to Kenmore Property Division, Dougra Place, 6 Mile or,
3. Email to the address: 

Applications must include an Expression of Interest Letter, CV, Employment References and any other educational/professional course certificates.

Applications close on Monday 06 April 2020. 

We wish you all the best.