Decorator (Refurbishments)


Reference No. 0157

Closing date: 25th October 2019

Role synopsis:

We have a unique and exciting opportunity for a Decorator to join our team here at Pinewood Studios Group. In this role you will work directly for the Refurbishments Supervisor and be responsible for the redecoration, maintenance and uplift of Pinewood’s facilities to ensure they are in suitable condition for hire.

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your passion for all things maintenance related and continue to make Pinewood a rewarding place to work.


Key accountabilities:

  • Assist the Facility Services Refurbishment Supervisor in the safe, efficient and effective redecoration of Pinewood’s facilities.
  • Carry out professional standard preparation and decoration of Pinewood’s facilities (walls, ceilings, woodwork metalwork – internal and external as required).
  • Support the other members of the refurbishment team with non-decorating duties as required to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Work in accordance to company policies, procedures and requirements (including Health and Safety, Human Resource, Legal etc.).
  • Ensure staff expectations and behaviours are met and the team’s equipment and tools are maintained and used correctly and safely.
  • Ensure all PPE is available and is worn at all required times.
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate by line management.


Essential criteria:

  • City and Guilds / NVQ level 2 in Painting and Decorating or proof of time served apprenticeship / on the job training with current references.
  • Customer service driven.
  • Desirable commercial industry experience.
  • Self-motivated and effective time manager.
  • Excellent ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Strong team player and orientation towards teamwork.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and confidence skills.
  • Reliable, tolerant, determined and flexible.
  • Computer literate in MS Office 365 and usage of PDA to record timesheets / job status (training provided on specific system).


Desirable criteria:

  • Understanding of Asbestos Awareness.
  • Any Plastering, Rendering or Tiling qualification to detail the applicants ability to install and repair ceramic wall or floor tiles, skim plastering finishes and render plastering finishes to walls and ceilings.
  • Any additional trade qualification in Carpentry or General Maintenance which can assist the team in meeting objectives.


Other requirements

Role primary location: Pinewood Studios.

Some travel may be required and ability to commute when needed between our UK sites, mainly between our Pinewood and Shepperton Studios on an ad hoc basis, as required.


£28,900 per annum plus extensive company benefits


We are highly committed to building a diverse & inclusive workforce and actively encourage applicants to apply from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

As such we would invite you to please complete our Diversity Monitoring Survey. We collect this information for equality monitoring purposes, as permitted by law, but you do not have to complete this form. If you choose to provide this information, you will help Pinewood develop our equal opportunities policies and to monitor each stage of recruitment. All the information you provide will be anonymous and is not considered with your application