Candidates Logon  |  
Follow The Highfield Company on Twitter Connect with The Highfield Company on LinkedIn
Total Live Jobs 100

Energy, Construction & Engineering Recruitment
Tel: +44 (0)1962 397777
Email: info@thehighfieldcompany.com

Beauty


.

Challenge

.

Energy

.

Experiences

.

Harmony

.

Inspire

.

Potential

.

Unique

.

Power

.

Create

Create

Latest Jobs

  • Surrey - £20,000 to £30,000 pa

    A Graduate Quantity Surveyor is required for a UK leading specialist civil engineering contractor. The company have been established for over 40 years and specialise in groundworks and foundations.The successful Graduate Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for delivering a variety of projects in and around London and the South East and will be offered a salary between 20K - 30K dependent on experience.ROLE:Undertake all Quantity Surveying and Contract administration dutiesUndertake pre and post contract Quantity SurveyingBudget estimatesFinancial and contractual reportsConduct site inspections and prepare associated reportsManage, guide and train junior members of the QS teamCANDIDATE:At least 1-3 years experience Quantity Surveying but willing to look at local graduatesExperience within Civil Engineering, Ground works, Piling, Foundations or similar would be beneficial.Able to demonstrable track record of having individual responsibility for the commercial delivery of major projectsWill need to have great energy, attitude and aptitude, coupled with strong people skills and excellent judgment as well as be very positive and proactiveWorking knowledge of common standard forms of contractThis really is a fantastic opportunity to start a career in Quantity Surveying getting hands on experience with a Specialist in there field. Please call Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 397777 or email

  • United Arab Emirates - up to $1 pa

    Position: Planning Manager (Shutdown project)Contract: 8 months +Start date: August 2015Nationality: OpenLocation: Site based, single status Are you an experienced Planning Manager who has extensive experience of managing the planning for shutdown projects? Are you looking for an international opportunity with a tax free salary? If yes then please forward your CV immediately. Our client is a well-established and leading EPC & Maintenance Contractor who provides services to clients within Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Power Industries. Due to continuous growth and the successful award of new projects, our client is seeking an experienced Planning Manager to join the core team for an 8 months project, site based in UAE. You will Degree qualified in Engineering with extensive shutdown / turnaround project planning experience in the Middle East. The last 5 years of your experience should be as a Planning Manager and candidates should be available to mobilise in August 2015 Our client offers a competitive tax free salary + expat package

  • United Arab Emirates - up to $1 pa

    Position: Turnaround Manager (Shutdown project)Contract: 8 months +Start date: August 2015Nationality: IndianLocation: Site based, single status Are you an experienced Turnaround Manager who has extensive experience of shutdown projects? Are you looking for an international opportunity with a tax free salary? If yes then please forward your CV immediately. Our client is a well-established and leading EPC & Maintenance Contractor who provides services to clients within Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Power Industries. Due to continuous growth and the successful award of new projects, our client is seeking an experienced Turnaround Manager to join the core team for an 8 months project, site based in UAE. You will Degree qualified in Engineering with a extensive shutdown / turnaround project experience in the Middle East. The last 5 years of your experience should be as a Turnaround Manager and candidates should be available to mobilise in August 2015 Our client offers a competitive tax free salary + expat package

  • Hampshire - £45,000 to £55,000 pa

    Role: Design ManagerSalary: £50,000 + PackageLocation: Hampshire My client is a market leading innovative subcontractor at the forefront of the construction and design industry who has a reputation for delivery. The business is a cash rich organisation with a history spanning over 40 years and with a solid order book that demonstrates how well they are doing in this challenging market.My client is looking for a competent Design Manager to join there busy office based in Hampshire.Your design, project and commercial duties will include:Manage and lead design processes from inception through to deliveryEnsuring the project teams meets and exceed output KPIsAct as a lead on all design matters with internal/external stakeholdersReview design documentation, tech info and CAD documentation as projects requireReport on delivery, performance, risks and issues in relation to design activityManage design change control processMeet all statutory and legal requirements inclusive of OH&S complianceProject design duties inclusive of preparation of schemes, design risk assessments, statutory applications.Contribute to value engineeringApplicantEngineering degree or HND/HNC qualifiedDesign office experienceExperience using engineering software and systemsBuilding construction knowledgeKnowledge of current British and European design standard, along with knowledge of structural / civil design standardsExcellent interpersonal skillsExperience working with contractors, engineers and architectsFlexible approach with the ability to manage priorities of own workloadAbility to work on multiple projects concurrently and a willingness to support other team members.If this sounds of interest please get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • Middlesbrough - £40,000 to £50,000 pa

    Role: Planning Engineer - CivilSalary: £40,000 - £50,000 plus attractive benefit packageLocation: TeesideThe Highfield Company has been retained by one of our key clients to identify a Construction Manager for their UK civil engineering business to be based on Project commencing in July.My client is a rapidly expanding contractor in the UK and the civil engineering division of the business has doubled in value in a 2 year period. They are primarily a family owned business and therefore there employees are seen as truly valuable asset's to their business and are rewarded as such.They are currently looking to recruit an experienced Planning Engineer for there civil engineering department. The successful Planner will be able to confidently provide planning support and services through the efficient scheduling and co-ordination of work packages to a skilled level.Main duties and responsibilities;Responsible for the day-to-day planning activities associated with projects.Preparing plans using planning software applications, Primavera P6 and MS Project in conjunction with Excel spreadsheetsAdvising Project and Site Managers of the appropriate strategies to meet business objectivesProducing weekly and monthly planning and progress informationEssential;Experience working as a Planning Engineer on large projects - Ideally within Highways or CivilPrimavera P6 and MS Project experience - 3 years plusHNC or equivalent (NVQ 4) in Engineering.Degree would be preferential and Chartership would be advantageousIn return for being a successful candidate you will be offered a competitive salary of £40,000 - £50,000 depending on experience plus an attractive benefits package. Being such a large and well established company there are numerous areas for growth, development and diversity into different segments of the organisation. This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field.If you are interested please contact Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 397 777 or email on

  • Oman - $16,000 to $185,000 pa

    Project Manager Are you an experienced Project Manager looking for a new challenge? Are you looking to work in one of the Middle East's top locations? If yes then please forward your CV immediately. Our client is an Oil & Gas Exploration & Production company and they are currently seeking an experienced Projects Manager to be based in their head office. As Projects Manager you will be responsible for: Leading the PMT organization, in line with company's vision and rapid expansion plans.Oversee studies for new projects development and surface facilities.Develop detailed estimates leading to funding analysis and approval.Responsible for project development from preliminary engineering to detailed designs, construction, commissioning, and handover to Operations.Establish project procedures and policies, and oversee contractors' selection criteria and approvals.Prepare contracting plans and strategies for solicitation, evaluation and award of contracts for detail engineering, procurement, and construction.Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications and procurement, and/or construction bid packages.Manage all project related activities and provide project leadership during all phases. Execute capital projects according to scope, schedule and budget. Candidates are to be:-Degree qualified in engineering15 years facilities & pipelines construction experience in the upstream oil industryStrong background in project controls of onshore upstream Oil & Gas construction contractsWorking experience in planning (P3 & P6) and document managementIn-depth knowledge of engineering standards and industry practices and the ability to coordinate and lead multiple projects Our client offers a competitive tax free monthly salary plus a full expat package including accommodation allowance, business class flights, car, bonuses and medical/healthcare. This is a residential, family based position in Oman. Should you wish to discuss the role in more detail then please forward your CV immediately

  • United Arab Emirates - up to $1 pa

    Core Team Leader - Shutdown project Are you an experienced Core Team Leader / Planning Section Head who has extensive experience of shutdown projects? Are you looking for an international opportunity with a tax free salary? If yes then please forward your CV immediately. Our client is a well-established and leading EPC & Maintenance Contractor who provides services to clients within Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Power Industries. Due to continuous growth and the successful award of new projects, our client is seeking an experienced shutdown projects Core Team Leader / Planning Section head to work on a shutdown project working Das Island, UAE.You will be responsible for:Supervising, planning, co-ordinating and monitoring the section activiities including mechanical, electrical and instrumentation planning. UnderUndertaking pre-engineering functions of all aspects of major overhaulsCo-ordinate with the main contractors Core Team for planning and execuation of major overhaulsIssue monthly reports and produce presentations for clients on a monthly basisEnsure that all sub contracts and resources are mobilised in time as per scheduleProduce the execution organogram and identifies potential candidates for executionEnsure that all planned works get executed as per the client's requirements You will Degree qualified in Engineering with a minimum of 20 years' experience with which 10years+ in planning shutdowns, turnarounds and revamp projects in oil field environment. The last 5 years of your experience should be as a Core Team Leader / Planning Section Head. Our client offers a competitive tax free salary + expat package

  • Italy - $15,000 to $18,000 pm

    Engineering Manager We are currently working with a major PMC Consultancy in the Middle East who are currently acting as the PMC on a $$multi-Billion Oil & Gas project. Our client is seeking an experienced PMC Engineering Manager to be based initially in the EPC contractor's office in Italy during the engineering phase of the project. Candidates must match the following criteria to be considered for this position:Degree qualified in Mechanical or Chemical EngineeringMinimum 20 years' experience in the Oil & Gas industryExperience of 5 years or more working within a consultancy as Engineering ManagerExperience in Gas Processing projects - Large scale modular projectsExperience working in the Middle East for leading/renowned clients is essential Our client offers a fantastic opportunity to join a leading consultancy on a prestigious project in the UAE. A competitive salary and package will be offered to the suited profile to this opportunity.This is a permanent position.Should you wish to discuss the role in more detail then please forward your CV immediately

  • Italy - $15,000 to $18,000 pa

    Project Manager We are currently working with a major PMC Consultancy in the Middle East who are currently acting as the PMC on a $$multi-Billion Oil & Gas project. Our client is seeking an experienced PMC Project Manager to be based initially in the EPC contractor's office in Italy during the engineering phase of the project. Candidates must match the following criteria to be considered for this position:Degree qualified in EngineeringMinimum 20 years' experience in the Oil & Gas industry with which 10 years has been as Project Manager for major Oil & Gas projects ($500m+)Experience of 5 years or more working within a consultancy as PMT Project ManagerExperience working in the Middle East for leading/renowned clients is essential Our client offers a fantastic opportunity to join a leading consultancy on a prestigious project in the UAE. A competitive salary and package will be offered to the suited profile to this opportunity.This is a permanent position.Should you wish to discuss the role in more detail then please forward your CV immediately

  • London - £50,000 to £55,000 pa

    Role: Project Manager - Power Utilities Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 plus package Location: Based out of a Greater London office with travel required to sites across the South East. My Client is a Civil Engineering Contractor who are working in the Power, Transmission & Distribution Sector. They are looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to oversee a range of HV Underground Cabling Projects involving new installation, reinforcement and repair of 11kv to 33kv cables. Responsibilities include co-ordinating resources and technical support whilst delivering on time within defined budgets, without compromise on safety or quality. As a member of the Project Management team, reporting to the Head of Operations, you will ensure that all activities remain compliant with current legislation. Main Duties and Responsibilities:Provide leadership to the project specific management team, create goals and objectives and communicate and review at regular intervals.Managing day-to-day QSHE matters arising from and / or involving staff and sub-contractors working under your control on projects.Production of Method Statements, Work Instructions and Risk Assessments associated with the works and control & checking of same from sub-contractors.Work closely with the Operations Manager to co-ordinate and allocate appropriate resource levels across projects to ensure efficient utilisation of the resource pool. Essential:Engineering qualification and / or a demonstrable knowledge.Recognised Project Management qualification, i.e. APM, PMI, would be beneficial.Extensive experience in the role of Project Manager on projects up to circa £10m.Recognised Health & Safety qualification; NEBOSH, IOSH or similar. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading company with advance orders and scope for career progression. Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Bristol - £35,000 to £40,000 pa

    ole: Project Engineer - Civils / RailSalary: £35,000 to 40,000 plus package.Location: This role will be based out of a Bristol Project Office.Client: My client is a leading provider of services to the UK's utility, communication, energy and rail sectors.The company has a proven track record of effectively delivering diverse projects and services to a broad base of clients with whom it works, handling projects either on a traditional contract basis or through full partnering agreements.They are urgently seeking a Project Engineer with Civils experience to join their Rail Division.Working on a framework contract with Network Rail Crossrail West to provide civil engineering enabling works in advance of the main work packages. They also have a framework with SSL to provide civils works in support of their major signalling project portfolio.The successful candidate will be responsible for Project Engineering for a section of works ensuring that they are on time, within planned costs, to specification and profitable. To liaise and co-ordinate with the Project Team and other functions within the Project / Division such as commercial, design, planning and SHEQ.Candidates will come from a Contracting background with a breadth of Civil Engineering experience and have worked recently within the Rail Sector.Ideal Qualifications include:· Technical and engineering skills, qualifications and experience· Good communication skills· Commercial & financial awareness· Project engineering skills· Problem solving skills· Customer facing skills· People management skills· Supervisory skills· HNC or equivalent in Civil EngineeringThis is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading company.Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Glasgow - £40,000 to £45,000 pa

    Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Utilities Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 plus package. Location: Based in Glasgow office. My client is a leading provider of services to the UK's utility, communication, energy, renewable and rail sectors.It has a proven track record of effectively delivering diverse projects and services to a broad base of clients with whom it works, handling projects either on a traditional contract basis or through full partnering agreements. My client is urgently seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their Communications team, reporting directly to the Commercial Manager. The successful candidate will be required to assist in establishing, implementing and managing contract commercial systems and procedures. Principally working across the two workstreams of Business multi-media Installations and civil engineering works, you will have an overall responsibility for the financial control and reporting for these works in a defined geographical zone.You will be accountable for Contract Administration, Reporting and Sub-Contracts.Must have thorough knowledge of NEC3, previous experience with FIDIC an advantage. Ideal Qualifications include:Previous experience of major civil engineering and utility contractsCustomer aware and innovative, capable of maximising contract benefits for mutual and long term benefit.Track record of exceeding business targets and KPIs.Ability to identify and resolve problems at an early stage.Able to lead, set up and manage site-based commercial and reporting systems.A 'hands on' approach with proven ability to run own jobs.Accurate with good attention to detail and highly organised.Ability to work together with the remotely located operational and commercial staffA competent negotiator, skilled communicator.IT literate and experienced in working with MS Office Applications and Cost Control systems e.g. CPA (Siteman).Willing/able to travel to South of England on weekly/fortnightly basis as requiredAbility to work alone and as part of a wider team This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading company. Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • West Yorkshire - £60,000 to £70,000 pa

    Engineering ManagerSalary: £60,000 to £70,000 plus package.Location: This is an office based role in Yorkshire.My client is a leading UK Blue-chip Contractor working across the Construction, Civils Engineering, Services and Property sectors. The role is within their Engineering Division who provide Engineering Design, Temporary and Permanent Works expertise to support projects across the group in all construction sectors.My client is looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer with Civil and / or Structural Engineering experience who has previously worked within the Rail Sector.You will be leading a team of Civil and Structural Design Engineers providing professional support on a framework of Network Rail projects.Successful candidates will possess at least 15 years' experience within a Main Contracting background and will be degree qualified, preferably chartered or working towards achieving chartered status.You will be report directly to the General Manager.Ideal Qualifications include:Degree qualified, preferably Chartered.Strong leadership skills.Must have prior experience within a Tier 1 ContractorPlease contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Cardiff - £45,000 to £55,000 pa

    Senior Engineer - CardiffSalary: £45,000 to £55,000 plus package.Location: This is an office based role in Cardiff.My client is a leading UK Blue-chip Contractor working across the Construction, Civils Engineering, Services and Property sectors. The role is within their Engineering Division who provide Engineering Design, Temporary and Permanent Works expertise to support projects across the group in all construction sectors.My client is looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer with Civil and / or Structural Engineering experience who has previously worked within the Rail Sector.You will be part of a team of Civil and Structural Design Engineers providing professional support on a framework of Network Rail projects.Successful candidates will possess at least 10 years' experience within a Main Contracting or Consultancy background and will be degree qualified, preferably chartered or working towards achieving chartered status.You will be report directly to the Engineering Manager.Ideal Qualifications include:Degree qualified, preferably Chartered.Previous Rail experience.Must have prior experience within a Tier 1 ContractorPlease contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • West Yorkshire - £60,000 to £70,000 pa

    Role: Technical Manager - PowerSalary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus excellent package.Location: This is an office based role in Yorkshire.My Client is a large UK Civil Engineering Contractor who work in the Nuclear, Power and Energy Sector.They are looking to recruit an experienced Technical Manager with strong leadership skills to join their Power Division to lead and develop the Power Division Technical team to support the Operational Teams for the safe and efficient programme delivery in accordance with industry standards.Reporting to the Divisional Director as part of the Power Division Leadership Team, the Technical Manager will ensure that the Division achieves all of its objectives and develops initiatives for continuous improvement which are successfully implemented. The Technical Manager will help ensure the commercial, operational, technical, safety and customer service elements of the activity are balanced appropriately to deliver success for the Division.Main Duties and Responsibilities:To manage activities in line with the Industry Technical Standards.Provides technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration for Client engagement from feasibility stage through to implementation.Take ownership of the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project.Develop processes and technical quality systemsEssential:HNC Qualified in an Electrical Engineering or Equivalent Discipline and will need to be augmented by significant experience.A detailed understanding of the operational requirements of distribution and transmission networks at all voltages up to 400kV, including current policies and procedures.Knowledge of underground cable installation and associated industry standards. To include, but not limited to: cable ratings calculations; earthing arrangements; cable pulling schedules; overall system cable design.Detailed knowledge of Overhead line design and industry standardsKnowledge of Distribution sub-station design and industry standardsThis is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading company with advance orders and scope for career progression.Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • West Yorkshire - £50,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Senior Planning Engineer - Power Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 plus excellent package Location: This is an office based role in Yorkshire. My Client is a large UK Civil Engineering Contractor who work in the Power Transmission & Distribution Sector.They are looking to recruit an experienced P6 Planning Manager with a Power background to help establish and subsequent implement fully integrated programmes and develop relevant processes, standards and procedures.Develop and implement a holistic planning culture to the business and work within a team of operational and commercial disciplines. Main Duties and Responsibilities:*Produce and support the production of a fully integrated construction programme using first principles.Ensure that the programme is signed onto by the project team and that a baseline is established and monitor progress against this baseline.Ensure that the project programmes are loaded with the correct budgeted valuesEnsure that the project programmes are loaded with the correct budgeted values. Ensure that the project programmes are created to enable the reporting and analysis of Earned Value.Work with the planning team to develop and maintain a planning culture throughout the business and projects. Essential:*HNC or equivalent (NVQ 4) in Engineering.*Competent User in Primavera P6 / P3e / MS Project*IOSH Managing Safely.*Operational Project Management (ECITB or equivalent).*Membership of relevant Institution or associate. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading company with advance orders and scope forcareer progression. Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Doha - £4,500 to £5,500 pa

    Tunnel Superintendent - NATM - QatarWe are working closely with one of the largest sections on the new Doha Metro line in Qatar for the main contractor JV partnership.The project includes extensive tunnelling, station and all related infrastructure works and is valued at several billion USD.With the NATM work now at the early stages they are looking to bring on board and experienced and competent NATM tunnel superintendent who is able to oversee the shift based construction of shafts and cross passages, safety and day-to-day running of the excavations reporting to the Tunnel Lead/Project Manager.This is a key position reporting to the Tunnel Lead/Project Manager and will be responsible for the following:Overseeing and enforcing safety issues for site.Implementing quality standards.Managing a specialist cross passage and shaft construction team and managing NATM worksOverseeing sub-contractors.Liaising with senior engineers.An ideal candidate for this position will have the following:Previous experience in roles such as; Senior Tunnel Engineer, Superintendent, Shift Manager, Supervisor, Site Manager, Project ManagerExperience with Cross passages, Shafts, Linings, concrete, soft ground, flowing sand, geotechnical engineering, NATM and metro projects will be beneficial.Proven track record with leading main contractors.Experience in the Middle East is a benefit but not essentialIf you are interested in discussing this position further then please contact Toby Ball as soon as possible.

  • Saudi Arabia - $6,000 to $7,500 pm

    Human Resources Manager - Middle EastSalary: $6,000 - $7,500 / month + packageLocation: Middle EastOur client is an international engineering company with a large portfolio of power projects across a number of regions. They are looking for a HR manager to operate out of their head office in the Middle East.To be considered for this position you must:Be degree qualified, bachelors or higherHave experience in HR for project based engineering companiesBe willing to travel internationally on a regular basisHave knowledge of generalist HR procedures across different countriesInternational experience is desirableFor more information please contact Marcus Svedebo.

  • South Africa - $40,000 to $41,000 pa

    Electrical Engineer - Solar PowerSalary: ZAR 500,000 per annum + packageLocation: South AfricaOur client is an international engineering consultancy with a strong background in renewable energy. They are looking for an electrical engineer with experience in the power industry to take part in the construction of a solar PV plant.To be considered for this role you must:Have electrical engineering experience in the construction of power plantsHave at least a BSc Degree or NQF Level 7Experience in solar power is desirableThis is a great opportunity to join a growing organisation on an exciting new project, with the possibility of partaking in future projects.Contact Marcus Svedebo for more information

  • South Africa - $40,000 to $41,000 pa

    Civil Engineer - Solar PowerSalary: ZAR 500,000 per annum + packageLocation: South AfricaOur client is an international engineering consultancy with a strong background in renewable energy. They are looking for a civil engineer with experience in the power industry to take part in the initial construction of a solar PV plant.To be considered for this role you must:Have civil engineering experience in the construction of power plantsHave at least a BSc Degree or NQF Level 7Experience in solar power is desirableThis is a great opportunity to join a growing organisation on an exciting new project, with the possibility of partaking in future projects.Contact Marcus Svedebo for more information

Because we know your job can make a difference.

Your job should challenge. You should take pride in what you achieve. You should never stop dreaming of a better future.

We want to help you find that perfect role, one that will satisfy your ambitions and goals in construction or engineering.

We will provide guidance, advice and help expand your career horizons.

Because we know your job can make a difference to you, your family and the world around you.