Carpenter/Joiner –Facilities Department – Sophia.

Closing Date August 12, 2021 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. invites applications from interested candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience to fill the vacant position of Carpenter/Joiner – within the Facilities DepartmentSophia.

Under the general direction of the Foreman Carpenter/Joiner, the incumbent will be responsible for   maintenance works of buildings and facilities within the Company.


  1.  Carry out repairs to timber structures at any location of the Company.
  2.  Installation of doors and windows to timber frames.
  3.  Installation of door locks, cupboard locks and formwork for all concrete works.
  4.  Construction of shelves and cupboards.
  5.  Accurately set out carpentry works in strict accordance with drawings.
  6. Ensure that during carpentry works all joints are properly made and secure tightly.
  7. Maintain doors, windows, furniture and other items.
  8. Construction and repairs to roof and stairs.
  9. Set up scaffolding for all works to building, ceiling flooring and roofing.
  10. Operate and maintain carpentry tools and equipment.
  11. Carry out minor works of bricklaying and concreting.
  12. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.


  •  Knowledge of carpentry and building maintenance
  • Knowledge of safe operation of basic handheld and power tools
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment and materials used in carpentry
  • Knowledge of Bricklaying and Concreting
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Self-motivated


Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Three (3) subjects C.S.EC. including Mathematics, English Language and Technical Drawing (Grade 1-111) plus Craft Certificate course in Carpentry & Joinery from GTI with three (3) years’ experience.


  1. Four (4) subjects C.S.EC. (One (1) must be English Language) plus Certificate in Carpentry from G.I.T.C. with five (5) years relevant experience.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to reach the Deputy Human Resources Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc., 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown not later than August 12, 2021.