Candidates Logon  |  
Follow The Highfield Company on Twitter Connect with The Highfield Company on LinkedIn
Total Live Jobs 99

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

  • Hampshire - Salary negotiable

    Are you a talented Junior/Graduate Quantity Surveyor seeking the opportunity to 'kick-start' your career with a family orientated, independent main contractor operating throughout Hampshire?What is unique about this role is the client themselves, they have an outstanding reputation of developing their QS's that gets the best out of them. They do this by getting to know each person, understanding their strengths and weaknesses and implementing a plan that brings out the best. They have a positive, inclusive nature and are not a 'normal main contractor', which is quite refreshing in the industry today….Within this company you will receive enhanced training & development programmes that will enable you to reach your ambitions.This is therefore a great opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation where the rewards for success are high. To apply for the position, please send an up to date copy of your CV If you wish to discuss the position, then please call Martin Collins on 01962 896346 for a confidential discussion. All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

  • Oxfordshire - Salary negotiable

    Site Manager - £12M scheme in OxfordshireIf you are a Site Manager with experience working on diverse projects in the construction sector and are ready to embrace a new challenge, this could be the perfect opportunity.The unique aspect of this position is the client themselves, they have an outstanding reputation in the industry and are a market leader in their field. They have a positive, inclusive nature and are not a 'normal main contractor', which is quite refreshing in the industry today….The role will not only entail running site activities but will also be very client facing, so you should possess strong communication skills and be able to adapt to any situation.Key tasks include:Day to day supervision and co-ordination of subcontractors, plant and materials Build and maintain good relations with clients and subcontractors.Work to Construction Programmes ensuring production targets are achieved, whilst maintaining safety and quality whilst effectively finding solutions to any issues that may cause delaysMaintain strict quality control procedures and conduct regular safety checksComply with health & safety and ensure all relevant documentation is signed off as requiredRisk Management (identifying, eliminating, minimising)Understanding of contractual requirements, Information management / meticulous record keeping of all relevant paperwork Candidate requirements:Strong construction background with a proven track record as a Site/Construction Manager on diverse projects.Excellent communication skills Strong team leader. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to think ahead.Must have SMSTS, CSCS (Black card) and First Aid at Work certificatesGood IT skills including Word, Excel and Outlook To apply, please send an up to date copy of your CV without delay.If you wish to discuss the opportunity then please call Martin Collins on 01962 896346All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

  • Hampshire - Salary negotiable

    Are you a talented Site Manager seeking a new challenge with a niche contractor operating throughout Hampshire, and parts of Surrey & Sussex?Our client is privately owned and has established an unrivalled success in undertaking refurbishment, restoration and new build projects in the high-end residential sector. So, if you want to work for a company that has strong family values, where you will have autonomy and responsibility then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.Key tasks include:Day to day supervision and co-ordination of subcontractors, plant and materials Build and maintain good relations with clients and subcontractors.Work to Construction Programmes ensuring production targets are achieved, whilst maintaining safety and quality whilst effectively finding solutions to any issues that may cause delaysMaintain strict quality control procedures and conduct regular safety checksEnsure projects run within budgetComply with health & safety and ensure all relevant documentation is signed off as requiredRisk Management (identifying, eliminating, minimising)Understanding of contractual requirements, Information management / meticulous record keeping of all relevant paperwork Candidate requirements:Strong construction background with a proven track record of delivering high quality projects. Capable of running projects valued between £50,000-£3MExcellent communication skills Strong team leader. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to think ahead.SMSTS, CSCS and First Aid at WorkGood IT skills including Word, Excel and Outlook To apply for this position, please send an up to date copy of your CV without delay.All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

  • Hertfordshire - Salary negotiable

    Are you a talented Design Manager seeking to enhance your career with one of the UK's leading blue-chip main contractors?Our client has an outstanding reputation in the industry for talent development and due to their continued success including a strong order book for 2017 they now need to strengthen their technical team with this key appointment.This role sits solely within the clients Pre-Construction team, so you should already have experience in this aspect of design development.This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your skills as a forward thinking, innovative Design Manager in a company where you will be valued employee. Candidate requirements: Ideally possess an Architecture or Engineering qualification.Ideally be a member of an industry recognised professional institute (eg. CIOB). Track record working for recognised main contractors.Sector experience should include - High Rise residential, Commercial, Education, Mixed Use projects up to £100M.Proven ability to lead the Design Process in Pre-construction The successful applicant will be rewarded with a remuneration package commensurate with experience.If you believe you have the desired skills and experience for this challenging position, then please forward an up to date copy of your CV as soon as possible.If you wish to discuss the role, then please call Martin Collins on 01962 896346.Please be assured that all communication will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

  • Northamptonshire - £45,000 to £50,000 pa

    Quantity Surveyor Salary: £45 - 50k Full time 40 hours per weekNorthampton Our client prides itself on its friendly team, all working together to build better homes. A family owned and managed group of companies focused on superior property development, property investment and country house hotels. It takes all kinds of people to make a business successful, every one different, every one important. As a family owned and operated business, our client is always looking for passionate individuals who will strive to adhere to their values of excellence, customer service and innovation. Our client is now seeking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor, to work as part of a small new home and conversion team, based in Northamptonshire and with travel to sites across the Midlands.Responsibilities includeTo price/forecast the cost of different materials needed for all projectsTo prepare tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation as requiredTo track changes to the design and/or construction work using drawing management and adjusting budget projections accordinglyProcure or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors to work on the construction of projectsTo continually measure and value the work undertaken on siteTo manage all subcontractors on siteTo liaise professionally with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineersTo select and/or source construction materials on time and within budget The ideal candidate will possessExcellent organisation and communication skillsFlexible work approach, with the ability to work as part of a successful teamAccurate numeracy skillsExcellent relationship-building and interpersonal skillsThe ability to successfully negotiateAttention to detail and a methodical approach to workA good awareness of contractual obligations and commercially astuteRelevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc) What you'll get in return In return you will have the opportunity to work for, and progress with, one of the biggest, independent house builders in the region. You will receive a competitive salary and package as well as lots of opportunity to showcase your skills, knowledge and experience.

  • Bognor Regis - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    Assistant Site Manager - Top Tier UK Contractor - Fast Progression - Bognor RegisExciting opportunity an Assistant Site Manager within a Top Tier UK Contractor well known for merit based promotions.You:Confident dealing with issues and problems as they arise.Able to think on your feet and make quick decisions under pressure.Main Contractor experience.Hungry to rise through the ranks quickly.CSCS card holder.What's in it for me?A chance to join one of the UK's most successful privately owned companies, a true meritocracy with a proven track record of offering promotions based on performance in the role rather than time spent with them. The ideal role for a candidate who may have hit a ceiling with a company and is looking for a role and employer where they can truly grow. Interested in finding out more about this opportunity? Now accepting CVs.

  • Bognor Regis - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    Assistant Site Manager - Top Tier UK Contractor - Fast Progression - Bognor RegisExciting opportunity an Assistant Site Manager within a Top Tier UK Contractor well known for merit based promotions.You:Confident dealing with issues and problems as they arise.Able to think on your feet and make quick decisions under pressure.Main Contractor experience.Hungry to rise through the ranks quickly.CSCS card holder.What's in it for me?A chance to join one of the UK's most successful privately owned companies, a true meritocracy with a proven track record of offering promotions based on performance in the role rather than time spent with them. The ideal role for a candidate who may have hit a ceiling with a company and is looking for a role and employer where they can truly grow. Interested in finding out more about this opportunity? Now accepting CVs.

  • South Wales - Salary negotiable

    Planning EngineerProject: Major Civils / Water Infrastructure Project Location: South Wales Package: Attractive salary and package on offerCompany: A highly reputable, Global, Tier 1 Main Civil Engineering ContractorAn exceptional Planning Engineer is currently required for a global, leading Tier 1 Contractor on a long term framework in South Wales. You will be responsible for delivering solutions on Civil Engineering and Water Infrastructure projects, identifying risk, producing programmes and monitoring project plans. My client is looking for an individual with solid experience in the Construction industry , particularly within Utilities, Civil Engineering or M&E.Duties:Monitor project performance Minimise Risk Produce programmes under NEC ContractsConsult with Design and Construction teamsUpdate and Monitor project plansProduce reports on status of workRequirements:Degree or similar qualification in a Construction related fieldExperience using Primavera P6Planning experienceProject experience in either Utilities, Civils, Infrastructure or M&E

  • South Africa - Salary negotiable

    DescriptionMy client is a global leader in the Energy Sector, they are looking for a top quality Highly experienced professional in the fields Construction and Commissioning.Main Role Responsibilities Head up construction and Commissioning teams to give clear direction as to what needs to be done so as to meet operating guidelines for the business as well as reach the highest possible standards for site execution possible.Responsible for achieving budgets and setting all target and tasks for the construction and commissioning teams.Ensure that the company EHS/Quality policy are always met.Ideal Quality's The Ideal candidate will have worked on Mega power projects heading up the construction and commissioning teams in the past.Will have a in-depth Knowledge of the Sub-Saharan region.Have significant experience with EPC type projects in the power sector.If you feel you meet the above, then apply now to be considered for this Role.

  • Doha - Salary negotiable

    PROJECT DIRECTOR - ROYAL PALACES - QATAR Our client is a revered International building contractor operating in Qatar. They have several high profile projects in the country and are now in the design phase of a brand new prestigious Royal Palace project valued between 4.5-6Bn QAR. They have need of an experienced Project Director, to be based in Doha to lead the operational of this brand new project. A high level of knowledge and experience is required with a specific focus being on Palace projects in the region. The company will offer an extremely competitive salary and a long term position. The successful applicant will have a minimum of 15 years' experience in a Project Manager / Project Director roles. It is essential that you have experience with major construction contracting companies in the Middle East. It is essential that you have managed major Royal / Palace projects in the region previously.

  • Bahrain - £105,000 to £115,000 pm

    PROJECT MANAGER/DIRECTOR - BAHRAIN Our client is a revered International building contractor operating internationally. They have several high profile projects in the Middle East and are now expanding into Bahrain, with some high valued projects secured and more work expected in a market set to boom. They presently have a need for an experienced Project Manager / Project Director, to be based in Bahrain to lead the operations of their brand new projects. A high level of knowledge and experience is required with a specific focus being on projects in the region. The company will offer a competitive salary and a long term position. The successful applicant will have a minimum of 15 years' experience in a Project Manager / Project Director roles. It is essential that you have experience with major construction contracting companies in the Middle East.

  • Bahrain - £85,000 to £95,000 pm

    SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR - BAHRAIN Our client is a revered International building contractor operating internationally. They have several high profile projects in the Middle East and are now expanding into Bahrain, with some high valued projects secured and more work expected in a market set to boom. They presently have a need for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor /Commercial Manager, to be based in Bahrain to lead the commercial function of their brand new projects. A high level of knowledge and experience is required with a specific focus being on projects in the region. The company will offer a competitive salary and a long term position. The successful applicant will have a minimum of 10 years' experience in a Commercial role. It is essential that you have experience with major construction contracting companies in the Middle East.

  • Birmingham - £22,000 to £28,000 pa

    Graduate Quantity Surveyor£22k - £28kThe CompanyA well-established privately owned Contractor based in the West Midlands who operate within the Commercial and Leisure sectors, undertaking general building works which range from refurbishments to small builds.With their staff being at the forefront of what they do, they are fully committed to invest in their careers and offer continuous improvement. This in turn results in quality customer service and a high level of project delivery across the business.Their key selling point to clients is an offering an honest service, which has built their reputation of being a trusted contractor to the construction industry.Job DescriptionAs a Graduate Quantity Surveyor, you will initially work alongside experienced Surveyors where you will receive on the job training working on live projects.The company will put you through any relevant training courses and support your career development, offering a clear progression path up to a senior level.Responsibilities include:Management of all costs related to projects.Preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.Value management and cost control.Prepare and analyse costings for tenders.Work alongside the Contracts manager to ensure effective and profitable delivery of projects. Salary & BenefitsThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market, and as mentioned above they are committed to the development of their staff.They also offer various fringe benefits which include, car allowance, pension and profit related bonuses.

  • Coventry - £22,000 to £28,000 pa

    Graduate Quantity Surveyor£22k - £28kThe CompanyA well-established privately owned Contractor based in the West Midlands who operate within the Commercial and Leisure sectors, undertaking general building works which range from refurbishments to small builds.With their staff being at the forefront of what they do, they are fully committed to invest in their careers and offer continuous improvement. This in turn results in quality customer service and a high level of project delivery across the business.Their key selling point to clients is an offering an honest service, which has built their reputation of being a trusted contractor to the construction industry.Job DescriptionAs a Graduate Quantity Surveyor, you will initially work alongside experienced Surveyors where you will receive on the job training working on live projects.The company will put you through any relevant training courses and support your career development, offering a clear progression path up to a senior level.Responsibilities include:Management of all costs related to projects.Preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.Value management and cost control.Prepare and analyse costings for tenders.Work alongside the Contracts manager to ensure effective and profitable delivery of projects. Salary & BenefitsThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market, and as mentioned above they are committed to the development of their staff.They also offer various fringe benefits which include, car allowance, pension and profit related bonuses.

  • London - Salary negotiable

    Role: Contracts Engineer (Senior)Location: Various sites throughout London Company: Leading Specialist ContractorAn exceptional Contracts Engineer is required for a market leading UK specialist Contractor, to work on multiple medium to high value projects throughout London within the Civil Engineering and Construction industry. You will be responsible for the planning, preparation, and daily management of piling sites as well as assisting the delivery of subcontracts safely, on time and within budget. Tasks:Preparing method statements and risk assessments for piling projectsClient, Subcontractor and local authority liaisonAssisting the organisation of plant, labour and materialsAssisting in health, safety and quality reports on siteAttending site meetings and conferences Requirements:Suitable Qualification (Civil Engineering, Contract Management, Construction Engineering etc)Piling, Sheet Piling, Ground Engineering or Geotechnical experience is an advantage but not a must Strong communication skillsSolid Engineering knowledge This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field who can offer fantastic progression and development alongside a competitive salary and package.

  • Staffordshire - £30,000 to £45,000 pa

    ROLE: Steel Connection Designer OR Structural EngineerLOCATION: StaffordshireSALARY: £35,000 - £45,000 Plus PackageOur Successful and long established client who specialise in the steel construction Industry are currently looking for an exceptional Structural Engineer/Connection Design Engineer. The contractor specialise in the design of heavy bolted steel work structures for the construction industry and due to an increased workload and the companies plan of growth, they now require a Structural Engineer / Connection Design Engineer to join their existing Design team on a full time PAYE basis.Structural Engineer / Connection Design Engineer role:- Produce steel work connection designs to Eurocode/BS as required.- Assisting with steel frame designs at times. Requirements:- Formal engineering qualifications/degree is essential.- Experience designing bolted steel connections is essential.- Experience using design software such as Master Series would be advantageous.The company offers a very good salary , rewarding career and an excellent working environment. If this opportunity sounds interesting and you have the relevant qualifications and experience please apply now!

  • Essex - £35,000 to £45,000 pa

    Electrical Estimator - London - £50k + package Excellent opportunity for someone with experience as an Electrical Estimator to work for one of London's best specialist M&E subcontractors.I am currently working on behalf of my client searching for one of their London projects (valued at around £50m).You:An eye for detail is needed.EXPERIENCE DOING THIS ROLE PREVIOUSLY.Hugely ambitious.Great communications skills are a must.IT literate and capable of working under pressure.The candidate will need to be able to work in a methodical manner and be a team player.CSCS (at least 6 months remaining)SMSTS (at least 6 months remainingFirst aid an advantageWhat's in it for me?A chance to join one of the UK's few true meritocracies, with a proven track record of offering promotions based on performance in the role rather than time spent with them. Chance to work in the heart of London, on a landmark project that you can look back on with pride. Interested in finding out more about this opportunity? Now accepting CVs.

  • London - £45,000 to £50,000 pa

    M&E Quantity Surveyor - London - £50k + package Excellent opportunity for someone with experience as a Mechanical and Electrical QS to work for one of London's best specialist M&E subcontractors.I am currently working on behalf of my client searching for an M&E QS for one of their London projects (valued at around £50m)You:An eye for detail is needed.EXPERIENCE DOING THIS ROLE PREVIOUSLY.Hugely ambitious.Great communications skills are a must.IT literate and capable of working under pressure.The candidate will need to be able to work in a methodical manner and be a team player.CSCS (at least 6 months remaining)SMSTS (at least 6 months remainingFirst aid an advantageWhat's in it for me?A chance to join one of the UK's few true meritocracies, with a proven track record of offering promotions based on performance in the role rather than time spent with them. Chance to work in the heart of London, on a landmark project that you can look back on with pride. Interested in finding out more about this opportunity? Now accepting CVs.

  • East London - £40,000 to £45,000 pa

    Finishing Foreman £1.6B - 3500 unit development - East London Excellent opportunity for someone with supervisor experience to work on a huge project in the heart of London and progress their career within construction management with a Tier 1 contractor/developer.I am currently working on behalf of one of the top residential developers in London and the UK, they are looking for a Finishing Foreman to work on an exclusive development in East London.The purpose of this role is to supervise delivery of apartments and communal areas to Block Fit Out Manager and Handover Manager.This effectively means a candidate will require the expertise to assess technical drawings, be persuasive enough to win over the Ops guys doing the changes and ideally will be from either a Surveying, Engineering or Design background. You:An eye for detail is needed.Hugely ambitious.Great communications skills are a must.IT literate and capable of working under pressure.The candidate will need to be able to work in a methodical manner and be a team player.CSCS (at least 6 months remaining)SMSTS (at least 6 months remainingFirst aid an advantageThe Role:Taking ownership of apartments from package managers and handing over to Handover Manager. This position is the pivot between Fit Out and Handover Manager, ensuring quality is achieved as per the agreed benchmarks and specification.The ideal candidate will have knowledge of internals.Scheduling and being able to close out issues in a quick and efficient manner will be an advantage.The candidate will be at an advantage if they are from a trade background such as carpentry, painting & decorating.This position is highly site based and the candidate will be expected to spend 85% of their working day on site.Checking quality, signing off completed sections of work.Liaising with hand over manager and coordinating cleaning and mastic works. The candidate will need to be able to produce comprehensive snag sheets via tablet. What's in it for me?A chance to join one of the UK's most successful privately owned companies, a true meritocracy with a proven track record of offering promotions based on performance in the role rather than time spent with them.The start of a career path where you could feasibly end up as a Fit-Out Project Manager in a few years.Chance to work in the heart of London, on a landmark project that you can look back on with pride.Huge Project - 3500 units, £1.6b project value - scheduled completion late 2020. Interested in finding out more about this opportunity? Now accepting CVs.

  • Hampshire - Salary negotiable

    Are you an experienced Contracts Manager seeking to enhance your career with a leading, privately owned Main Contractor operating throughout Surrey & Hampshire?What is unique about this opportunity is really the client themselves - they have strong family values, staff turnover is very low and employees are recognised for success. The business is growing year-on-year and this growth has resulted in this position being available. Typical operating sectors include, commercial, heritage, education, community, healthcare, sport & leisure.In this role you will have full profit and loss responsibility for 3-4 projects; leading project teams in an effective and efficient manner, with particular regard to the leadership and management of….People - motivation, relationships, safety and welfare & development.Financial matters - profitability, cashflow & contractual.Operations - planning, methods, quality, waste, improvement.Company reputation and image. Apart from previous experience in Contracts Management it is expected that you should possess strong management skills, be an excellent communicator and a team player.My client can offer an attractive remuneration package expected with a position of this nature.If you believe you have the required skills & attributes, please send an up to date copy of your CV without delay.Should you wish to discuss the role in detail, please call Martin Collins on 01962 896346All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Because we know your job can make a difference.

 

Your job should challenge. You should be inspired by what you achieve. You should care about the work you are in. You should never stop improving and 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 challenge you, so you know what you want: We will inspire you with the clients and assignments we represent; we will care about your career and your future and we will always aim to improve our service.

 

Discover more about us:

 


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