Job Description

This is a well-established multi-disciplinary business, with a diverse project workload. They offer work that is varied and interesting, which would suit a proven Senior Structural Engineer with 8+ years’ experience.

The Senior Structural Engineer will be Chartered MIStructE Degree Level 1st or 2:1. You will have Structural Appraisal experience and varied design experience in a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy

This is an immediate requirement, so client will move quickly for the right person.

Company Benefits on offer to this Structural Engineers Role:

  • Salary £38,000 - £48,000, dependant on experience
  • Payment of Professional Subscriptions
  • 30 days holiday
  • Christmas shutdown

Senior Structural Engineer Candidate Essentials

  • Experienced with structural appraisal of both commercial structures and domestic housing stock. Knowledge of regional geological conditions beneficial.
  • Design skills in a wide range of materials which must include a good design knowledge of concrete, masonry and steel.
  • Experience with Tekla Tedds.

Senior Structural Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will be able to provide pivotal support to the current structures team within a thriving civil and structural engineering practice. 
  • You will be experienced in the cost-effective and timely production of residential property surveys with additional expertise in wider structural surveying and be expert in the compilation and production of supporting reports/documentation.
  • An ability to write clear, concise, and accurate reports is essential.

This Senior Structural Engineer's role is commutable from: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent, Mansfield

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Focussing on Piling and House Foundation contracts management, the Contracts Engineer will ensure projects are completed in a safe and effective manner in accordance with company procedures, in line with design and specification, through effective management deliver projects on time and to budget.

In this role, the Contracts Engineer will cover the whole of the Yorkshire region. This role is largely based on site with some office work. Client is pretty flexible on remote working and most Engineers are free to manage their schedules as needed. 

Contracts Engineer Salary and Benefits

  • £25,000 - £40,000 (dependant on experience, Graduates with Piling / House Foundations will be considered)
  • 33 days holiday, plus Christmas shutdown
  • Company car / car allowance
  • 6% employer pension
  • Life assurance

Commutable From: Leeds, Huddersfield, Bradford, Halifax, York, Scunthorpe, Barnsley, Doncaster

Contracts Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

The Contracts Engineer will assist in the management of contracts across multi-disciplines with the main duties / responsibilities being as follows:  

  • Co-ordination of projects including tracking progress as work proceeds.
  • Attendance of pre-contract and site meetings with client, client’s representatives and key sub-contractors.
  • Ensure projects are planned and executed in accordance with company health and safety / Q.A procedures and statutory requirements. 
  • Assist in the management of the day-to-day performance of Contract Supervisors, Foremen, Site Operatives and Sub Contractors. 
  • Preparation and approval of all paperwork required for each project, before, during and after contract completion.
  • Ensure all plant, materials and labour are ordered to meet with project program.
  • Site operatives are briefed on the contents of the site file and issued a copy prior to start of work. Where applicable witness the start of the work to ensure they are in line with expectations.
  • Regular inspections of site to ensure works conform to the correct design and specification and are being carried out efficiently.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to site teams, clients and Engineers to ensure compliance with performance specification 
  • Any variations to proposed works are managed in a timely manner, including obtaining designers/clients approval.
  • Site records, test results and plant inspections are checked to ensure all works are being carried out satisfactorily.
  • Toolbox talks and health and safety briefings are presented as works progress ensuring any training needs are met. 
  • On completion, check all works meet required standards and client satisfactions prior to handing over completed works.

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This is a permanent work from home role, although you will need to travel to meet clients on-site.

The Quantity Surveyor You will be required to work on projects throughout the UK; across all sectors of the Construction industry. You will be expected to work autonomously, with a great deal of responsibility being handed over from the Commercial Director. This role needs to have a strong interface with the Estimating and Finance functions of the business.

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Car allowance
  • Minimum 40 hrs per week as dictated to meet the needs of the business
  • Homeworking
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Desired Skills, Experience and Qualifications (but not limited to)

  • Proven record of success as an accomplished Quantity Surveyor within the Civil Engineering or Construction sector. Experience of working within a specialist sub-contracting organisation and/or the piling or geotechnical engineering sector would be desirable but not mandatory
  • Whilst specific formal commercial qualifications are not essential, they are highly desirable, ideally with a degree in Quantity Surveying, with in depth understanding of construction processes – ideally combined with knowledge of geotechnical activities
  • The pressure and fixed nature of deadlines for various commercial activities means some late nights may be needed. Overnight stays are rare, but you will need to travel to meet clients on site
  • Working knowledge of basic plant, equipment and materials. Experience of working for both parties of a contract, i.e. Main Contractor and Sub Contractor
  • The Quantity Surveyor will have good working knowledge of various forms of Conditions of Contract, particularly the NEC and JCT suites
  • Strong commercial awareness with excellent numeracy skills. Strong negotiator with the ability to articulate themselves extremely well in both written and verbal communications
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of relevant software, strong organisational skills, experience with project costing software and the ability to work flexibly and make decisions quickly

Quantity Surveyor Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Reviewing and agreeing Sub-Contract conditions with a wide variety of clients seeking to use various forms of contract, although mainly NEC and JCT
  • Monitoring and reporting of costs and revenue to determine the financial outcome and profitability of individual contracts
  • Carrying out and monitoring the applications for payments, following up and resolving late or disputed monies due
  • Ongoing and post contract administration. Carrying out checks on the creditworthiness of clients and where necessary, securing additional credit insurance and/or agreeing a suitable payment process
  • Liaising with both the Estimating and Contracts teams to ensure that the company’s objectives are met and where necessary, report risk to the Commercial Director
  • Monitor projects performance and visit sites on a regular basis and where necessary report risk to the Commercial Director
  • Assist with ensuring that all stakeholders understand and adhere to contractual obligations, ensuring that the financial aspects, risk and potential impact of a contract are clear to all parties and the training of other Quantity Surveyors as necessary

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As Contracts Manager you will report to the Operations Manager regarding all respective projects and team performance. You will be required to ensure all relevant paperwork is completed for all projects. You will then work with the HSEQ Manager and other Piling Contracts Managers to ensure the successful delivery of projects and complete satisfaction of clients. 

You will manage the site teams and ensure project work deadlines are met. Ensure that work performance and issues are reviewed, with a vow of constantly striving to improve your team’s efficiency.

This position would suit both a well experienced candidate, and even a Graduate with relevant work experience. 

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £35,000 - £48,000, dependant on level and experience
  • 40 hours per week, 8:30am – 5:00pm (due to the nature of the role, extra hours will likely be required)
  • Homeworking
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Desired Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Demonstrable Contracts Manager experience
  • Construction Degree/Qualification (Preferable)
  • Sound construction knowledge and experience to include steel piling
  • Knowledge and understanding of various standard construction contracts
  • Passport to Safety
  • Appointed person for lifting operations

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Conduct project file briefing prior to commencement of work to Works supervisor and conduct Prestart meetings. Upon completion of handover from the applicable estimator, undertake all necessary actions/arrangements for the delivery of the project.
  • The Contracts Manager will liaise with Clients as required and at close of project obtain Client’s feedback – from this, implement any action needed. When needed visit site and complete Site Visit Form along with relevant photos.
  • Issue HSEQ Manager with instructions to create a Site Folder for each project. These instructions have to include the following: Equipment to be used, Staffing levels and rolls, Location of project, Project plans, Site Visit Form and Commercial file. Ensure lift plans are completed and added to Site File along with supporting documentation.
  • Work with the Operations Manager to ensure the development of policies and procedures that clearly reflect and support the undertaking of the Contracts department and work closely and efficiently with other Contracts Managers ensuring smooth project delivery. Ensure the Works Supervisor is aware of the requirements regarding project paperwork and the client’s needs
  • Ensure that the Works Team have all been fully briefed on the project file and expectations by the Works Supervisor. Working with the Works Supervisor ensure all staff have and use the appropriate PPE.
  • Ensure all staff are aware of their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act and ensure all activities are undertaken correctly and safely. Conduct site inspections, audits and Toolbox Talks.
  • Contracts Manager will liaise with Yard Manager and Transport Manager for the successful delivery to site of necessary machinery and equipment. Provide regular reports and feedback to Operations Manager regarding project progress, delivery requirements, project issues and conduct of your team

Role Overview

Reporting to the Materials Manager, the Engineering Change Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s). Driving implementation through co-ordination and collaboration with Engineering, Supply chain, Manufacturing, Quality Departments and suppliers.

Engineering Change Coordinator Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary, £25,000 - £27,000 dependant on experience
  • 7:30am – 4:00pm, 1:00pm finish on Friday’s (37.5 hours per week)
  • The opportunity to work within a globally recognised business
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service, Retail shopping discount programme, Discounted gym membership, Bike to Work scheme

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Coventry, Tamworth

Engineering Change Coordinator Person Specification

  • The Engineering Change Coordinator will have some previous experience in a supply chain or engineering function within an Engineering or Manufacturing Environment.
  • Good communicator with the ability to drive and deliver change through collaboration across multiple business functions.
  • A Basic knowledge of general engineering principles and experience of creating/amending Bills of Materials would be advantageous.
  • Previous experience in the use of Oracle ERP software and Pulse PLM suite or similar systems desirable but not essential.
  • Attention to detail & ability to work methodically and systematically to meet business deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret/manipulate data and perform root cause analysis.
  • Confident in the use of Microsoft applications, including word & excel.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

The Engineering Change Coordinator will have full accountability & responsibility for co-ordinating engineering design changes through relevant business functions in a timely and professional manner. Along with;

  • Arrange & facilitate regular ECR / ECO meetings with key stakeholders.
  • Provide KPI’s that measure Engineering Change Orders status from inception to closure.
  • Implement & accurately maintain all item master details as required including item creation, lead times & component codes.
  • Clear communication of change implementation to both internal & external stakeholders.
  • Creation & or revision of manufacturing bills of material. Maintain auditable records of all ECO’s, ensuring full compliance with the ECO process.
  • Support supply chain projects, and supply chain reporting & compliance tasks
  • Perform root cause analysis on cycle count/inventory discrepancies and implement appropriate fixes.

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The Materials Manager will be responsible for the materials management function relating to the planning, procurement, storage, control, and distribution of materials to meet company objectives and customer requirements.

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary, £45,000 - £50,000 dependant on experience
  • 7:30am – 4:00pm, 1:00pm finish on Friday’s (37.5 hours per week)
  • The opportunity to work within a globally recognised business
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service, Retail shopping discount programme, Discounted gym membership, Bike to Work scheme

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Coventry, Tamworth

Materials Manager Person Specification

  • A minimum of 3 years experience at 1st Line Management level, in a similar role within an Engineering environment, with GCSE Maths and English, Grade C or above (or equivalent).
  • Fully conversant with all aspects of the Supply Function, and proven experience within this area.
  • Ability to utilise Microsoft Office and its packages to the best of its capability, and demonstrate the programs used within a Materials Manager role.
  • Able to use own initiative, to drive and develop a team, and resolves conflicts both within the team, and within the working environment.
  • Ability to efficiently influence, at all levels, and develop effective working relationships with the necessary parties.
  • Proven people manager with experience of developing a team got work to the best of their ability.
  • Ability to make Cost Savings to a business through Continuous Improvement.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • The Materials Manager will have full accountability and responsibility for all materials on site, to include; Collate and report on KPI’s required by the business, Provide suppliers with relevant information, Forecasting etc, Aim to continually improve the function by regularly reviewing and monitoring processes, and implementing necessary improvements to give a more value added, and efficient service.
  • Liaise with shipping agencies to ensure prompt delivery of goods, In conjunction with key stakeholders, ensure new product introduction and engineering changes are implemented smoothly and effectively. ie. Right part 1st time and to produce Long Term Forecasts.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Raise Purchase Orders where necessary. Maintain and update the relevant material planning data.
  • Manage material and labour issues in order to prevent production downtime and optimise availability of finished parts to our customers.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with customers (both internal and external), Suppliers and other relevant business units.
  • Manage the development of supplier performance to meet business needs, Drive best practice in relation to Health and Safety within the department, ensuring all team members are able to complete their role in a safe manner.
  • The Materials Manager will have full responsibility for management and control of the stores department, Responsibility for motivation of the Team, to ensure high performance working.
  • Meet with suppliers to organise and agree costings, material supply etc, Load the Production Plan onto MRP.
  • Identify Cost reduction opportunities and work to implement these into the business. Work with and support Group Suppliers in order to identify new sourcing opportunities.

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We are a well-respected employer within the engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join our established maintenance team. 


  • Straight Days (Monday – Friday)
  • £30,000
  • Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment. 

Duties of a Electrical Maintenance Engineer 

  • As a proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a fast-paced manufacturing, process or production environment.

Requirements of a Electrical Maintenance Engineer  

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Electrically and have some understanding of Plc Controls. However you must be multi skilled in your abilities. Having gained your Maintenance experience from supporting plant and equipment within a fast paced manufacturing, process or production environment. 

The Electrical Maintenance Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Tamworth, Walsall & Wolverhampton

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994