Hywel Jones

Hywel  Jones

A proficient and hard working person who is reliable, multi-skilled, used to working to tight deadlines and striving to ensure that all targets are met. Skilled in a wide range of different building processes and have over 25 years within the industry. Have excellent organisational skills, superb customer first skills particularly the ability to exercise initiative and perseverance to achieve results. I am a mature experienced qualified bricklayer also apprenticeship in plastering and carpentery. I have also won the NHBC award for my stonemasonry.  Currently looking for a new role to enhance the skills which I currently have and to broaden my expertise .

Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - May 2014

Self Employed Bricklayer, Plasterer,Handyman


To carry out general maintenance plastering and bricklaying duties on FCH dwellings and property within the range of skills appropriate to the training and experience of a skilled craftsman. These to include, brickwork, plastering, roofing, ceramic tiling, etc

MAIN DUTIES To ensure that the "customer" receives an effective courteous service. To undertake plastering and bricklaying allocated by the line manager as effectively as possible and to the defined standards, including the collection and return of materials to stores.

To liaise with the  manager on the completion of the work including, where appropriate, the planning of work to ensure the most effective use of time and resources. To complete any necessary paperwork to facilitate the billing to the client. Where appropriate, undertake "call-outs" outside normal working hours Where appropriate, provide instruction and supervision to apprentices. To observe all Health and Safety and Work regulations and report all hazards to the line manager.

Grade II listed building. Reinstatement of roof lead-work, portico stone balustrades repaired and replaced, sash windows repaired and redecorated. Ramped access provided for disabled access, automatic doors and internal lift.

Mar 1999 - Oct 2009

Self Employed Bricklayer, Plasterer,Handyman

Wimpy Contractors Ltd

Design and build beautiful driveways for any home and business specializing in block paved driveways contemporary, rustic, granite, sandstone, from blockpaving , multi coloured tarmac and asphalt patios, flagstones, concrete shingle and gravel driveways to paths and forecourts all landscaping design from shrubs and trees planting grass seeding and turf planting wimpy contractors ltd are construction specialists new home builds, home extensions, loft and attic conversions all roofing work carried out refurbishments and all general building work

May 1989 - Mar 1999

Self Employed Bricklayer, Plasterer,Handyman

Westbury Builders Ltd

• Manage operation and maintenance of saws, drills, grinders and blowtorches
• Install floors and shingles
• Build, repair and maintain walls, doors and framework
• Construct wall units and base cabinets
• Smooth out newly poured concrete using a variety of finishing tools
• Handle construction materials onsite and in storage
• Drive trucks to transport materials to and from construction sites
• Assist in loading and unloading delivery trucks
• Haul and hoist material to ensure appropriate delivery to construction site

May 1984 - Sep 1989

Self Employed Bricklayer, Plasterer,Handyman

Barrett Builders and Joiners
  • Extensions
  • Alterations
  • Landscaping
  • Block paving
  • Loft conversions
  • Cellar conversions
  • New builds
  • Kitchens
Jun 1977 - May 1984

Self Employed Bricklayer, Plasterer,Handyman

Hubert Williams

Clean work area and ensure that any debris or hazardous material is cleared away

• Measure work area and calculate how many bricks will be needed for the first row

• Ensure that there is enough material available to put in layers of bricks

• Make sure that sufficient bricks are available at all times and order more bricks for subsequent work days

• Mix cement using hands or mixing tools depending on the amount of cement

• Ensure that bricks are laid in a symmetrical manner and that cement is applied properly to hold them together

• Weld metal parts and apply plaster on walls as instructed in the work order

• Study plans of the building before starting on a bricklaying project

Jan 1971 - Jun 1977

Self Employed Bricklayer, Plasterer,Handyman

H.P Thomas

• Laid bricks according to the demands of the structure
• Constructed fireplaces, walls, floors and partitions as instructed
• Used marble, cinder, terracotta and concrete to construct structures
• Mixed cement according to set guidelines
• Cut and saw bricks as needed


Sep 1964 - Sep 1974

O level

Ystrad Tywi school




Design Technology


Sep 1953 - Sep 1964

Capel Dewi Primary School



Speaking welsh

I am a fluent welsh speaker and can converse in conversations in any context. 


  • Involvement in successful building & construction projects.
  • Experience of specialist equipment i.e. surveying, measuring and power tools etc.
  • Awareness of health & safety issues.
  • Experience of working in doors and out doors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Manual dexterity and strength.


Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and floor plans and building plans. Able to communicate effectively at all levels and willing to learn new skills. Good problem-solving skills for diagnosing electrical faults. Flexible approach to work & willing to work 12 hour shifts, nights & weekends.


Possessing a comprehensive knowledge of designing and developing projects to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability. At present working for an established company that is involved in construction, inspection, repair and maintenance projects.


Structural inspections/assessments and making appropriate recommendations. Providing expert technical advice including structural reports, crack monitoring.


Ability and also willingness to work in all weather conditions. Able to explain technical design ideas clearly. Experience in design of foundations and retaining walls.

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References.        Jeff Bell F.C.M.A ,   14 Nant - y -Elis, LLanpumsaint, SA336LJ

References.        Erian Jones, Kroft house, LLanddarog, Carmarthen