- Chester Le Street
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Here at SS CONSTRUCTION we are a hardworking friendly company who take the up most pride in there work, working to NHBC standards and local council inspections. Steve and Simon have worked across the north east working for different house builders such as Bellway homes, Story homes, Persimmon homes, Barratt homes. Steve and Simon decided to leave working on sites and start there own small construction company serving the local public with high quality workmanship.
About SS Construction
2005 – 2008- SJL Brickwork Limited, Sunderland Bricklayer
During this period I completed my Apprenticeship training and developed a wealth of skills and experience working in the construction industry. I regularly worked as part of a team, supporting tradesmen and working with increasing independence as my apprenticeship progressed in a varied role that enabled me to use a range of hand and power tools and my practical skills to complete jobs on time to a good standard. I had responsibility for setting out masonry structures, cutting and shaping bricks, mixing up cement and compo and laying brick and block work to plan. I followed health and safety procedures and maintained good housekeeping standard.
2010 2011- Self employed bricklayer
Since i have been self employed i have worked on various sites, in tyne and wear and iv all so worked away to in Leeds, Ipswich,Liverpool, Sheffield and Aylesborry working on the DW Sports fitness gyms and urban outfitters. I have worked on stone buildings - brick & block buildings to patching up brickwork and block work, i have worked for a Veriee of companies such as: SJL brickwork ltd (who i sub contracted to), Gentoo and Aviva construction MC cue, Gordon Durhams , Gateshead Council, Persimmon Homes.
2012- (Self employed bricklayer) This year so far i have work in London for 3 weeks then i came back and worked for persimmon homes for about 5 weeks now i work for PJS construction as a subie working in south shields. I also done some work for Shepard homes in consett and Durham from brick homes to stone homes. 2013 - ( self employed bricklayer ) at the beginning of this year I was still at Shepard homes then I went to Barratt homes I worked across Newcastle for them traveling to different sites building homes and garden walls for a few month then I went back to Shepard homes in consett till the site finished now I work for king brothers on a gentoo. 2014 I am currently working for SJL BRICKWORK LTD working on sites across the North east for a couple of month then I went to bellway homes cards in. 2015 April: I packed in working for bellway homes and iv went back self employed so I'm looking for my own work
2006 ETEC, Hendon, Sunderland- Entry 2 Employment Programme
NVQ Level 2- Bricklaying
2005-2006 Newcastle College
Bricklaying – Foundation & Intermediate level
Key Skills Level 1- Application of Number & Communication
2009 First aid training
2011 NVQ Level 3 Bricklaying
2012 Renewed CSCS Card Safety Card
CSCS Safety Card
Abrasive Wheels Certificate
ICA Technical Certificate – Lifting & signalling
HASAWA Award level 2
First Aid 2009 A confident, trustworthy and helpful individual who can be relied upon to make an effective contribution in a team environment and use his initiative to solve problems.
Capable of working with little supervision and minimum instruction and able to listen to instruction and act on them correctly.
Takes time to plan and organise his work so that he can complete work on time and to a high standard. Constantly meets deadlines and patient and clam under pressure.
Safety conscious individual who is experienced working at height and using platforms and competent operating hand tools and power tools.