QUANTITY SURVEYOR (Steelwork / Construction)

Job Description

This is your opportunity to join a UK leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Benefits Include:

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Parking

Role Function

Reporting to the Head of Commercial, the function of this role is to assist in controlling, monitoring, recording and analysing costs and resources relating to company contracts and enhancing the value of contracts through effective financial control.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out contract reviews, conduct valuations and the pricing of variations
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager prepare and monitor client accounts, along with conducting measurements and surveying duties on site
  • Carry out cost value reconciliation’s (profit and loss), preparation of contract documents. Check job costings against quoted figures, chase agreement on prices
  • Development of knowledge relevant to contract conditions
  • Chase instructions and ensure we have received written instruction from Project Manager (authority signature). File manual site instructions and keep electronic filing folders
  • Meet with Client (QS) on weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis as project requires
  • Ensure applications are completed on time with Contracts Manager and are issued to commercial. Agree final account with Contracts Manager
  • Liaise with other subcontractors employed by the Company and negotiate with the client and members of the professional team. Calculate accounts and actively negotiate final accounts and payments

Candidate Specification

  • Good knowledge and understanding of construction & steelwork activity
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Understanding of building law and regulations, contract law and health and safety law
  • Quantity Surveying qualification

Salary and Hours 

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

Commutable From: Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Burton upon Trent, Nottingham, Tamworth, Hinckley

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This opportunity is for a successful Installations Supervisor, who has experience installing on site a range of construction type buildings, including structural steel. 

This highly successful construction manufacturing company, who are one of the biggest volumetric suppliers within the UK are looking for a forward thinking, self-starter with eye for detail, to join the Installations team, as a site supervisor to work on site at various sites around the UK. 

This is an opportunity that can offer security and varied work, with 5-10 years’ worth of projects in place. Being one of the largest suppliers into Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education, every day is different, varied, and excited.

Applications are welcomed from those who are currently or have previously worked in construction, as a site supervisor or site manager, who have worked in erection. The candidates must have relevant site supervisor cards and a PASMA Card.

In exchange for their expertise the Installations Supervisor will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • 25 days holidays + Stats 
  • Relevant working away expenses
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover 

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Installations Supervisor:

  • Oversee site installations
  • Site safety audits
  • Perform necessary H&S paperwork
  • Monitor quality of workmanship & performance
  • Attend site meetings
  • Progress control

Skills Required for the Installation Supervisor:

  • Team player and good lone worker, with initiative to work independently
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a Site Supervisor for a construction Contractor
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to read Construction Drawings **ESSENTIAL**
  • Experience working with sub-contractors and other trades people
  • Valid CSCS card
  • SSSTS or equivalent
  • PASMA card
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter
  • Willing to learn new skills

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge then contact me today.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are a well-respected employer within the engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Senior Site Civil Engineer to lead our sites services team, who support our 15-acre facility.   

Benefits: 

In return for your Civil Engineering / Site Management skills and experience, we offer a starting salary in the region of £34K, Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme, Company Pension & Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of a Senior Site Civil Engineer

As a proven Senior Site Civil Engineer, you will be required to manage the planned and reactive maintenance activities of the site services team, whilst also undertaking statutory inspection for compliance across the facility. 

The role will see you managing a wide range of infrastructure based work such as brickwork, structural concrete, roadways, effluent & storm drains and general facilities maintenance such as carpentry and painting / decorating across our large and ageing facility that will see you not only manage remedial works but also work on new developments on site. 

Requirements of a Senior Site Civil Engineer

You must hold formal Apprenticeship and be qualified to a minimum of an HNC standard in Civil Engineering or a construction discipline. Linked to a proven background in managing small teams undertaking similar works. 

This is a great opportunity to move your career into a single sited role, with an early Friday finish, where you will not only gain an incredible benefits package, but also be secure in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as a Key Worker . 

The Senior Site Civil Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Oldbury

 

Benefits

Negotiable Salary (DOE), Homeworking, Car Allowance, Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance & Life Insurance

Role Overview

  • Client is looking to recruit an experienced Piling Design Engineer, to work within their estimating team, who is looking to progress their career, working within a homeworking role. As a business, they are committed to the professional development of their employees and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and expanding business.
  • The teams principal objective is to identify new business opportunities by preparing design solutions, estimates and tender proposals for the delivery of a variety of piling disciplines that meets the customer’s needs and in accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy.
  • The role is design and estimating. You will need to be proficient in working with relevant design software and have an understanding of the estimating process. You will be expected to work from a bill of quantities or a set of drawings and any other form of enquiry documents a client will issue and provide piling designs and price estimates for everything from a one-off scheme to ongoing projects which will be completed over several months.
  • You will be required to follow a project through with any design requirements as the project develops or progresses.
  • You will be expected to have combined site experience with quantity surveying skills, commercial acumen and a mind capable of financial analysis.
  • This is a customer focused role that requires you to have the ability to engage with clients to determine their needs and articulate those requirements in order to provide a solution-based proposal.

Design and Estimating Skills Required

  • Interpret architectural engineering plans, blueprints and specification drawings to determine the scope of works
  • Check the tender requirements against the Company’s governance procedure and accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy to determine the most appropriate engineering design solution for the installation of sheet steel, driven or bored piles, etc
  • Prepare designs for fully embedded retaining walls, cantilever and propped solutions, bearing piles either bored driven or VCC using information supplied by the client or suitable generic engineering values for the soil strata present on site 
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager, conduct site inspections for tender understanding, analysis of conditions, assessment of risk and identification of activities that may or may not be shown in the tender documents
  • Review contract conditions and incorporate the Company’s requirements within a written tender submission document
  • Liaise with client on an ongoing basis to determine progress of tender
  • Comply with stated Company policies and procedures relating to health and safety legislation

Essential Qualifications and Work Experience

  • BA Engineering / Civil Engineering – or equivalent in relevant experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in heavy civil engineering

Working Hours

  • Minimum 40 hrs per week as dictated to meet the needs of the business.
  • The pressure and fixed nature of deadlines means some late nights may be needed. Overnight stays are rare, but you will need to travel to meet clients on site.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

I am recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join a company within the heavy Manufacturing Industry on a Monday-Friday day shift, with some flexibility on this.  You will play an important role on site being part of a small Maintenance team aiming to keep production running.

Not only do the company offer very sociable days working hours for the Maintenance Engineer position, but they also offer:

  • £30,000
  • Overtime paid at time and a half and double time on a Sunday.
  • Company Pension
  • Holiday at 25 days + 8
  • Free parking on site

The role of Maintenance Engineer duties includes:

  • Take responsibility for day-to-day engineering functions
  • Respond to reactive breakdowns in a timely manner to minimise downtime
  • Manage engineering documents (PPM’s, excel stock ordering, etc)
  • Welding and Fabrication

Ideally be Mechanically qualified from a heavy industrial/manufacturing background. Some experience of Fitting and basic Welding is desirable. 

This role of Maintenance Engineer is commutable from Nottingham, Derby and Leicester.

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This is your opportunity to join a UK leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Estimator benefits include: good salary - negotiable dependant on experience, life insurance and free parking.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Estimator will have the ability to read technical tender drawings, extracting and pricing materials including labour pricing for fabrication.  
  • Generate quotation documents, liaising with customers and clients. 
  • Building up a consistent system of market pricing and various activities and updating pricing systems accordingly. 
  • Building relationships to achieve new business opportunities with the Sales Engineers (ideally if they have existing contacts to bring with them all the better).

Candidate Specification

  • Proven Estimator experience.
  • Good knowledge/experience of the steel fabrication sector and the industries that feed into it.
  • Strong time management and planning skills, meticulous attention to detail, good IT skills. 
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness.

Salary and Hours 

  • £30,000 - £35,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

Commutable From: Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Burton upon Trent, Nottingham, Tamworth, Hinckley

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

I am recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Night Shift Maintenance Engineer to join a company within the heavy Industry on a Monday-Friday 20.00pm-05.00am. You will drive the engineering team in line with Engineering Manager & Supervisor and pursue daily engineering issues that affect production and plant availability.

Benefits:

Not only do the company offer a competitive salary of £37,000, but they also offer a great pension scheme, life cover, holiday / travel discount and free parking on site. 

There is a successful team on site, who are always expanding. The role of Maintenance Engineer offers opportunity for career progression and a great training programme when you start.

 

Some of the duties are as follows:

  • Take responsibility for day-to-day engineering functions
  • Plan and execute site PPM’s in line with priorities and operational requirements
  • Plan activities in line with Engineering Manager & Supervisor to pre-empt spares and labour requirements to minimise operational disruptions
  • Respond to reactive breakdowns in a timely manner to minimise downtime
  • Ensure shift handovers and reports are completed effectively and communicated daily to the Management team.
  • Manage engineering documents (PPM’s, excel stock ordering, etc)

Ideally hold a Mechanical engineering qualification NVQ Level 3 minimum for the role of Maintenance Engineer. Be process minded with experience within an industrial maintenance role utilising CMMS. Previous experience particularly with heavy plant and conveyors.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994