Tent Builder

Location: Northampton and surround area, Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, London, Milton Keynes | Fulltime hours

Do you want to work in one of our professional assembly teams? We are looking for motivated physically strong team players who want to build event structures and semi-permanent buildings. You will travel throughout Europe building industry leading structures, on projects such as the Cinch Tennis Tournament and temporary buildings for sports halls and supermarkets.

Why do you want to work for Neptunus?

You are a technically minded person and enjoy working outdoors at a variety of locations. In a close-knit team, you will travel throughout the UK and Europe and build technically innovative structures for events and semi-permanent applications. No day is the same and every project presents a different challenge in which you will need to apply your technical skills. You work with excellent equipment and good tools. Neptunus also offers the opportunity to develop your career and grow to become a 1st builder and supervisor.

Are you:

  • A strong team player
  • Looking to work outside, travel extensively & thrive in a physically demanding role
  • Technical-minded and eager to learn about our structures and buildings?
  • Willing to follow training such as CSCS, forklift and aerial work platform?

Do you have:

  • Driving license
  • Interest in technical innovation
  • A lot of enthusiasm and a hands-on mentality
  • Experience is an advantage, but not essential. The willingness to work and learn is much more important

What we offer in return

Neptunus is a well-established family-owned company. You will be working in a motivated team with a very informal atmosphere. We strive to create a healthy working environment where motivation, professionalism, customer-friendliness, and innovation are key. We see ourselves as one big Neptunus family. That is why we take good care of our employees with:

  • Excellent working conditions and a good package of primary and secondary employment conditions
  • 22 days holiday, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • a competitive salary with overtime compensation, daily allowance, and overnight allowance
  • Evaluation of progression and salary is every six months on the 1st of July and 1st of January each year
  • Career progression and opportunity: we encourage our tent builders to grow into 1st tent builder or supervisor. Some of our colleagues grow to become a 1st tent builder within two to three years and a supervisor within four years. After that, there are also opportunities to join the Logistics team as a planner or project manager.
  • Various training courses to improve your skills; fork-lift truck, MEWPs and CSCS cards can be obtained via us.
Working as a tent builder

Did we get your attention?

Do you enjoy working in a small team and are you prepared to commit to the business and travel throughout the UK and Europe? Then contact us via or 01604 593 820.

1. Submit your application

1. Submit your application

Your application is received by our team. We will call you within 2 to 3 working days to let you know whether your profile matches our vacancy. If so, we will schedule an interview.

2. Getting to know each other

2. Getting to know each other

Attend an interview in Northampton with Pete Lemmen our Operations Manager

3. Visiting our building site

3. Visiting our building site

If the first interview is positive for both parties, you will be invited for a second time for a tour of the yard or, where logistically practical, to visit an existing project site to talk through equipment, explain high-level tent building processes & meet some of the team.

4. All good!

4. All good!

Then you will receive an offer of employment detailing your salary, terms & conditions and start date. Are you happy to accept our offer of employment.? We will send your contract of employment in the post for you to sign & return to the office. We look forward to welcoming you into the Neptunus family on your first day at work.

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