Job Description

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

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We are working with a fast-growing R&D facility in the North Birmingham area that are looking to increase their existing product portfolio with the introduction of a new range of fluid powered devices. 

The new product range will include both Hydraulic and Pneumatic powered devices that will need to meet the current UK and European safety and compliance standards.

Benefits:

  • £40,000
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare
  • Bonus 
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The Design Engineer role will be split between hands on R&D development duties and project / liaison activities with partners, suppliers and test agencies in the UK and overseas. 

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This is a great opportunity to become part of a busy and dynamic team, where projects are varied and offer different design challenges. 

Design Engineer Requirements

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  • Good Communication Skills
  • Strong Presentation and Report Writing Skills
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Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

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We are working with a company that are looking to strengthen their Design and Product Team with experienced CAD biased Engineers / Technicians. 

As an organisation they have seen a steady flow of business throughout the last 18 months and are now experiencing a real upturn in new sales from new and existing customers.

The company bespoke design and manufacture a wide range of fabricated and structural products that are supplied to a number of different industry sectors.

To meet this demand and to also fulfil the organisations own expansion plans, new roles now exist for Design Engineers.

Benefits:

  • £26,000 - £30,000
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays)

Purpose of a Design Engineer:

  • Design of products using design software and product manuals in support of the sales force.
  • Project Design: - To meet loads, sizes, applications and timescales.
  • Drawing Support: - To Outline, Quotation, Approval, Installation and Assembly details
  • Bill of materials: - Manufactured material, purchased material/services, installation, MHE and other. Phased to suit order build programme.

Design Engineer Daily Duties:

  • Using computer-aided design (CAD) software to create 2D designs.
  • Liaise with clients to identify their requirements.
  • Assessing the usability, environmental impact, and safety of a design
  • Produce accurate bill of materials for system entry.
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal support functions to obtain quotations for components, Installation and plant.
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The Design Engineer must have the ability to:

  • To communicate appropriately in a clear, confident and professional manner with internal and external contacts.
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  • To continuously develop and learn new skills to achieve and exceed the business targets.
  • Take a keen interest in designing solutions and be able to push the boundaries within technical confines to provide the customer with a solution that suits the customers’ requirements.

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  • A formal qualification in a technical subject 
  • Drawing software (AutoCAD packages)
  • Microsoft Office software 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A creative flair and design ability
  • Good visual and spatial awareness
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A role of CFA Design Engineer has become available, as part of the company growth plan. 

CFA Design Engineer Role Overview

  • The CFA Design Engineer works within the Estimating team whose 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 design software such as AutoCAD / Wallap / Cads (or similar) and Microsoft Word and Excel and also 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.
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  • 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.

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  • Home Working
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Private Medical
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Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

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We are a well-respected employer and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician, to join our DAY SHIFT maintenance team. 

Benefits: 

  • £35,000
  • Company Pension
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement
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  • As a proven Maintenance Technician, you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our unique plant. 

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This Maintenance Technician role is commutable from: Brownhills, Lichfield, Shenstone & Tamworth

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

 

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This Warehouse Controller role is commutable From: Birmingham, Worcester, Stratford, Bromsgrove and Droitwich.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is a fabulous opportunity for a Persoanl Assistant for the MD in an exciting role, working for a well-established, dynamic organisation where you will be made to feel part of a great team!

As the Personal Assistant to MD - you will be working for a very well-established manufacturing business who have been established for over 30 years who really are leaders in their field!  They are an incredibly dynamic, forward thinking, expanding business who have remained extremely busy all through the Covid Pandemic!  They have a great team comradery within the business.  Every employee makes a difference and is valued.

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  • Summer Bonus
  • Christmas Bonus
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  • 28 days holiday (incl bank hols)
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As the Personal Assistant to MD, your duties will include:

  • You will be responsible for organising both personal and business activities, coordinating diaries, arranging appointments, accommodation and travel arrangements for the MD of the business.
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  • Diary management
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I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

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  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • You will be very self-motivated 
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This role is commutable from: Tamworth, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Cannock and Sutton Coldfield