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  • Middlesbrough - £50,000 to £65,000 pa

    ROLE: MEP Design ManagerSALARY: Upto £65,000 Plus Attractive SalaryLOCATION: Middlesborough The Highfield Company has been exclusively appointed to recruit for an MEP Design Manager to provide project based MEP design management and MEP design coordination. This includes managing the design process relative to the MEP installation, sub-contract/supply chain design and to provide design and technical support to the site MEP team.The Project; £250m Design and Build ProjectKey Areas of Responsibility;Understand the clients brief, ER's, specification and drawings (but specifically the MEP elements) and as far as practicable ensure the project is built accordingly, assisting in the resolution of any ER discrepancies with the commercial team as they ariseLiaise with the MEP Project Manager, MEP Manager, Mech Manager & Elec Manager to ensure timely development of an efficient and robust MEP designDevelop the Design Risk Assessment (DRA) and assist in the ongoing Technical AuditsProduce the information release schedule (IRS) MEP using ACL pro-forma docs and formally agree it with the Design TeamChair and manage MEP design team meetings including production and issue of minutes in a timely mannerManage and track the design development process, using CDCP, RFI protocols, tech subs, etc.Develop sub-contractors and Suppliers design/specs with the design team ensuring that full ER and Statutory compliance is metCo-ordinate drawings and check that the drawings comply with the ER's and StandardsBe actively involved with site QA particularly at the commencement of a new activity to ensure that we are building to and installing components and details as prescribed in the ER's. Make arrangements for the suppliers technical / QA staffs to be in attendance so they can sign off the control samplesUse the ACL Project Completion Matrix to track the design and technical close out of the project relative to the MEP installation and its interface with the building fabricYou will have substantial experience in a commercial setting, having worked with a construction environment. You will also have strong technical design and project delivery experience as you will be managing the MEP design packages across multiple projects. This role calls upon an engineer who can develop strong relationships with clients and MEP subcontractors. As the ideal candidate, you will be able to demonstrate the following:* Engineering qualifications (mechanical or electrical)* Strong technical background* Experience leading projectsIf you think you are right for this role then please call Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 397 777 or email

  • Qatar - Salary negotiable

    Are you a Senior Quantum Specialist (Director) level, seeking the opportunity to work for a rapidly growing, advisory firm in Doha, Qatar?Are client have a proud history in delivering services such as Dispute Resolution, Commercial Management, Cost and Contract Analysis, Forensic Accounting across many business sectors including construction worldwide. Their business in Qatar is growing year-on-year and they have in 2015 secured new contracts with both existing and new clients; this success is driving their need to recruit a further Quantum Specialist.This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company of outstanding excellence. Candidate requirementsPossess a minimum of 15 years' experience in the construction industry, coupled with at least 5 years' experience in claims preparation, and dispute & defence resolution.Must be degree qualified and a Member of a Professional Body such as RICS, CIArb etc.Should be greatly experienced in forensic investigation of delay, quantum analysis, complex data analysis and preparation of claim reports.Must possess excellent communication skills.Experience in expert witness work would be a distinct advantage. A negotiable, lump sum remuneration package plus additional company benefits commensurate with experience will be offered.If you possess the skills and attributes required then please submit an up to date copy of your CV to Martin Collins - The Highfield Company as soon as possible.Please be assured that all applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence

  • Qatar - Salary negotiable

    We are representing a very well respected, global, construction consultancy who are seeking an Associate Director (Pre-Construction) for a major programme of works in Doha, Qatar.Our client is a top tier consultancy who have a network of offices worldwide. They specialise in project/programme and cost management across a portfolio of construction sectors. They have a very strong order book and are going through a period of expansion across the Middle East.For this key position they require an individual who understands the 'nitty gritty' of estimating, and who also has excellent client facing skills. The role will entail managing a small team of people who will be 'taking off' quantities from received drawings & specifications.Key tasks will also includeReview project plans, requirements, and specifications.Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.Prepare Joint Venture Instructions and manage JV reviews.Understand project logistics and project schedules.Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyse competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.Perform pre-construction duties and meetings with Clients, Owners, and Engineers.Performs other related duties as required and assigned Candidate requirementsPossess a relevant construction related degree qualification is expected.Have a minimum of 10 years estimating experiencePossess advanced computer skills with estimating softwareEffective presentation skillsExtensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principlesBe well organised, flexible, detail oriented and multi-tasked.Able to prioritise work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demandsExcellent written an oral communicator. If you clearly possesses the required skills and experience then my client can offer a negotiable, all-in, lump sum remuneration package + benefits.To apply for this challenging position, please submit a copy of your CV to Martin Collins at The Highfield Company; as soon as possible.Please be assured that all correspondence will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

  • Surrey - £60,000 to £70,000 pa

    Business Development Manager - Distribution Network Operators - Surrey£60-70K + benefits A fast growing international consultancy in the energy sector are seeking a Business Development Manager focused on identifying, evaluating and progressing new business opportunities in relation to electrical Distribution Network Operators in the UK.Primary focus of the role: Marketing the company's electrical/energy capability and services to existing DNO clients and expanding scope and new venture opportunities.In parallel, my client currently holds a framework agreement with a key DNO client. The successful applicant will also be responsible for maintaining relationships, managing related contractual arrangements and leading the preparation and submission of new arising framework bids.The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a proportion of fee earning work in their respective field and in relation to the delivery of contracts/projects which have been won in relation to the above streams.Candidate requirements:Graduate, ideally in engineering or a technical discipline related to the electrical industry.Widely networked in activities related to DNOs / Electrical sectorProven ability to engage effectively with a variety of key stakeholders within DNOs.Proven sales experience and successful liaison and engagement with key client relationships.Proven presentational skills to both internal and external clients across a range of related fields.Strong project management / proposal bidding experience, preferably within a multi-discipline project environment.Well-rounded business management and financial skills - including project evaluation, cost estimating, budgeting, financial modeling and financial reporting.Proven accountability for commercial management, including negotiation and management of contracts with suppliers, contractors and external customers.Demonstrable corporate governance experience.This is an exciting permanent career opportunity to join a leading international business who are growing their presence significantly in the electrical DNO sector. Contact Andrew Morss for further information

  • Dubai - $9,000 to $11,000 pm

    Are you an experience HSE Manager which has worked in an operational tank terminal? Well this could be your next exciting opportunity to work in the amazing location of Dubai! The role is going to see you in an HSE Management role working on and operating storage terminal with a capacity of one million cb/m. You will be implementing safety procedures and standards with a main focus on preparing documentation and delivering training. To apply you must have the following; 10 years or more experience of HSE on a tank terminal or refinery5 years or more experience in a supervisory or senior roleStrong knowledge of the industryPrepared training documentsDelivered training sessions and coached staffBe able to speak and write fluent English This is an exciting opportunity to be an expat in Dubai with a tax free salary and work for one of the world largest Tank Terminal owners. If you have the skills and experience then please apply!!

  • Antwerp - up to £1 pa

    Are you an Electrical and Instrument Supervisor looking for your next amazing opportunity? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a large Tank Terminal owner in Belgium and work as their E&I Supervisor.The role is going to see you based at the terminal and heading up an electrical and instrumentation team and ensure they perform the daily E&I maintenance, preventative maintenance and Inspection tasks along with project work and upgrades.The successful candidate will have;A relevant Electrical degree or strong experience in the fieldStrong communication and interpersonal skillsMust have experience in a Tank Terminal, refinery or the (petro)chemical industryMust be able to speak DutchThis is an exciting new project with a reputable terminal owner and operator, you will be working for the client have complete responsibility for electrical and instrumentation.If you have the skill set to see this work in this role, and have done the job before, then please apply!

  • Saint Petersburg - €10,000 to €12,000 pm

    Contracts Manager- €1BN Civil Infrastructure Project- RussiaWe are currently assisting a major construction JV with their search for a Contracts Manager / Administrator for a major new project due to start in Russia.The project, which is valued at €1BN is of strategic importance to Russia and its infrastructure development in preparation for the 2018 FIFA world cup. The project is a 140km highways project and will have both four and six lane sections, the project is due to last around 36 months. The role is EPC Contract based on FIDIC Silver Book for the complete construction of the whole 140km stretch of highway.You will act as the contract lead for all related activities throughout the duration of the project from a head office located in St Petersburg.Key responsibilities include but are not limited to;Management and coordination for all contract related issues and disputes including coordination with lawyers and various external consultants.Reporting to the Board of Management and Executive Committee on all matters.Utilisation and management of both EPC and PPPA contracts and linked responsibilities including preparation, reviewing and issuance of contract related correspondence.Preparation and completion of notices under both EPC and PPPA contracts.Prepare and record contract claims and variations and negotiate with the Employer.Prepare defences and assist on sub-contractor claims and contract issues.Coordination with the project control department in reviewing and analysing progress applications, payment certificates and applied vs certified differences and identifying whether such differences have contractual validity.Cost management, liaison with construction departments, and accumulating records for claims and disputes.Stakeholder liaison including preparing reports and presentations and attending senior level meetings for strategic decision making.The client is ideally looking to recruit a candidate who has experience in leading a contracts team on a major infrastructure project and is confident in working in collaboration with JV partners.You will need to be degree qualified in order to be considered for this role and should be confident in drafting letters in English to clients.On offer is a salary of up to €10k NET per month, free accommodation (or allowance), car and project bonus.If interested please get in touch with your latest CV for an initial discussion.

  • Saudi Arabia - Salary negotiable

    Outage Supervisor - Field Services - CCGTSaudi Arabia, Arabic speakerCompetitive SalaryI am currently seeking an Outage Supervisor to work within the Field Services Department for a number of Combined Cycle Power Plants in KSA.To be considered for this role you must have the following experience6-8 years working on GT and (or) STGood English and ArabicGood problem solving, decision making and analytical skill to detailAwareness of Quality, Occupational Health & safety and Environment Management systems.Knowledge of applicable legal requirementsStrong leadership and communication skillsHazard risk assessmentAspect impact assessmentISO9001/14001/ OHSAS 18001 awarenessDegree qualifiedFor me details please contact Susana Baptista on +44 1962 397 777 OR to be considered send your CV

  • Saudi Arabia - £50,000 to £70,000 pa

    Field Services Planning Engineer - CCGT Saudi Arabia - Single StatusCompetitive SalaryTo be considered for this position you must have experience with the followingKnowledge with all disciplines (mechanical, electrical, instrument, production)Preparation of overall Shutdown and Pre-shutdown schedulesCo ordinate with departments to critically monitor daily execution.Drive optimization of the programmeIdentify critical path such as reconciliation of plan vs actualProblem solvingThe ideal candidate will be degree qualified and have experience in either the Power Generation or O&G industry.This position will include frequent travel within KSA.To find out more details or be considered for this position please contact Susana Baptista on +44 1962 397 777 OR send your CV

  • Saudi Arabia - £53,900 to £63,500 pa

    Boiler Field Engineer - CCGT Saudi ArabiaSalary Circa - 85,000 USD - 100,000 USD P/A+ Accommodation + CarThe suitable candidate will have a background of working for OEMs and be have experience with the following:Technical boiler inspection, cleaning, repair and maintenanceStrong engineering judgement with deep boiler condition monitoring and maintenance experienceStrong Project Management skill setAble to read and interpret engineering drawings and specificationsProblem solvingMinimum 15 years hand on thermal boiler experienceThis position will include frequent travel within KSA.To find out more details or be considered for this position please contact Susana Baptista on +44 1962 397 777 OR send your CV

  • Saudi Arabia - £53,900 to £63,500 pa

    Gas Turbine Field Engineer - CCGT Saudi ArabiaSalary Circa - 85,000 USD - 100,000 USD P/A+ Accommodation + CarThe suitable candidate will have a background of working for OEMs and be have experience with the following:Technical Turbine generator disassembly /reassembly, inspection and repairGood engineering judgementStrong Project Management skill setBe able to read and interpret engineering drawings and specificationsProblem solving5-8 years hands on experience on GT or related field equipmentMust be degree qualified.This position will include frequent travel within KSA.To find out more details or be considered for this position please contact Susana Baptista on +44 1962 397 777 OR send your CV

  • Saudi Arabia - £53,900 to £63,500 pa

    Steam Turbine Field Engineer - CCGT Saudi ArabiaSalary Circa - 85,000 USD - 100,000 USD P/A+ Accommodation + CarThe suitable candidate will have a background of working for OEMs and be have experience with the following:Technical Turbine generator disassembly /reassembly, inspection and repairGood engineering judgementStrong Project Management skill setBe able to read and interpret engineering drawings and specificationsProblem solvingMinimum 20 years hand on steam turbine or related equipment experienceMust be degree qualified.This position will include frequent travel within KSA.To find out more details or be considered for this position please contact Susana Baptista on +44 1962 397 777 OR send your CV

  • Saudi Arabia - £53,900 to £63,500 pa

    Steam Valve Technician - Field Services - CCGTSaudi Arabia - Single StatusSalary Circa 85,000 USD - 100,000 USD P/A + PackageSeeking a Steam Generator Field Engineer to be based in Saudi.To be considered for this role you must have experience with the following:Technical Steam valve associated steam generator dis-assembly / reassembly, inspection and repairGood engineering judgement with hands on experienceStrong Project Management skill setAbility to read and interpret engineering drawings and specificationsProblem SolvingEffective Communication, both written and verbalMinimum 20 years hands on steam valve and related equipment experienceYou must be degree qualified and open to travelling within KSA frequently.For more details please contact Susana Baptista +44 1962 397 777 OR send your CV

  • Oman - $10,000 to $13,000 pm

    Role: Project ManagerSalary: $10,000 - $13,000 per month (-/+) all-in salary per monthLocation: Middle East We are currently representing a leading and reputable EPC Contracting company who due to continuous growth and new projects are seeking experienced Project Managers for Oil & Gas and Power Plant EPC projects. Our client's projects have increased due to the regular repeat work from current clients as well as having a strong order book of future Oil & Gas and Power Plant projects. To be the correct calibre for our client, candidates should match the following criteria:Degree qualified in Engineering15+ years' minimum experience working within the Power Plant and Oil & Gas EPC sector5 years' experience as Project ManagerHas delivered on projects of $100m valuePrevious experience on delivering Power Plant CCPP projectsMiddle East experience Our client is offering $10,000 - $13,000 per month as an all-in salary plus medical and bonuses

  • Dorset - Salary negotiable

    Project Manager - Dorset/Hampshire£Competitive plus package My client are family run business, who are an independent main contractor, are on the look out for two high quality Project Managers. They pride themselves on their strong values, delivering the highest standards with uncompromising superior build quality. They aren't your usual cash generating corporate main contractor, they genuinely care about their work force, evident in such practices as daily 1 hour lunch breaks & their benefits package including private medical insurance.In addition to the company, what's unique about this opportunity is the flat structure, so you will have the autonomy to input your expertise and the freedom to truly perform, with out corporate shackles or hierarchy. These are new positions with in the existing team, so it's a great opportunity for you to really add value and make a difference. You will report in to the Director, so your hard work and efforts will be recognised & valued. You will be mentored by a leading industry expert, who will have a keen interest in your development and getting the best out of you. You will work alongside the Director to grow the existing business, through innovation and expanding project diversity, so you will be at the fore front for forthcoming promotional opportunities that arise over the next few years. To be considered a contender for this opportunity you must have extensive construction knowledge, with diverse project experience on £mm projects, gained with main contractors, degree qualification or equivalent is desirable. This isn't just an attractive job advert, this is a genuinely exciting & unique opportunity to work for a great company with an inspiring leader. Please apply on line and call Maria McElvenney on 01962 39 77 77 for a confidential discussion. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

  • Newcastle upon Tyne - £75,000 to £80,000 pa

    Role: Project Manager - Highways Salary: £75,000 to £80,000 plus package Location: This is a project based Role within Highways based in the North East. My client is an international construction company working on the Highways England CDF Framework. They are looking to recruit a high calibre Project Manager with proven Highways Project experience who is willing to work across the North East Region. The ideal candidate will be a Degree qualified Project Manager from a Contracting background who has been the number one on a £50m Highways Project, it may also suit an ambitious Civil Engineer who has been a number two on a £300m Highways scheme. Your duties will include:As Project Manager, you will provide leadership, take responsibility for profitable and timely delivery of the project assigned to you while meeting client's quality specs and have direct supervisory responsibility over all site staffSpecifically:Responsible for providing overall project management, project scoping, budgeting, client relations, and overall profit / loss responsibilities for projects.Plans, coordinates and schedules all work activities to ensure quality service and timely completion of projects.Ensures that all operations are performed with the utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved.Improves performance and assure supervision succession by training, developing and motivating all employees. Ideal Qualifications include:A specialist, with proven project management / contracting experience within the Civil Engineering / Infrastructure Sector.* To have obtained recognised qualifications within a relevant field of expertise; e.g. Honours Degree, HND, HNC or similar.* Has previously worked for a major UK Contractor. 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.

  • Swindon - £50,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 plus package. Location: This is role is based in a Manchester Office covering the Northern area. My client is a Market Leading Main Contractor working across a range of Construction and Heavy Civil Engineering sectors. They are urgently seeking to recruit a Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer to join their Design team to work on projects across the North. The role will involve design of a wide range of Piling Solutions including; CFA, Large diameter Rotary Piling, Diaphragm Walls and Retaining Walls. Successful candidates will be familiar with Euro codes, Analysis of Pile Tests, Optioneering and Re-design. Successful candidates must have; Worked within the Piling / Geotechnical / Heavy Civils sectorExperience on major UK projectsExperience in Design of a wide range of Piling SolutionsExcellent communication skillsConfidence in developing and delivering project wide systems and procedures On offer is the chance to join a major UK project with a leading Main Contractor offering excellent opportunities for long term career development and growth. A competitive salary, car and permanent contract is all available for the right candidate. Please contact Peter Morse in confidence to discuss this role further.

  • Swindon - £55,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Project Manager - Rail Salary: £55,000 to £60,000 plus package. Location: This would be based out of a Swindon Office. My Client is one of the most recognised names in the building and civil engineering industry with a turnover of more than £500m. A traditional Civil Engineering Contractor, they work across the Rail, Water, Power, Highways, Utilities, Piling, Pipeline and Tunneling sectors. They are urgently seeking a Project Manager with Civils experience to join their Rail Division. Working on a portfolio of Civils Projects within the Rail environment including; Bridges, AFA Schemes, UTX Schemes and parapet rebuilding. They are seeking a Project Manager to lead the delivery of these projects and be the main focal point with the client teams. The successful candidate will come from a Contracting background with a breadth of Civil Engineering experience and have worked recently within the Rail Sector. Ideal Qualifications include:A specialist, with proven project management / contracting experience within the Rail / Construction Industry.To have obtained recognised qualifications within a relevant field of expertise; e.g. Honours Degree, HND, HNC or similar. 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.

  • Glasgow - £35,000 to £45,000 pa

    Role: Quantity Surveyor Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (Plus Attractive Benefit Package) Location: Glasgow My client is a multinational construction and development company and there UK operation is one of the country's top contractors working on many high value projects. They pride themselves on continuously developing their staff with fantastic opportunities for Super Star Employees. They are currently looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor. The successful candidate will be able to provide accurate and timely monitoring of designated contracts performance in relation to financial and contractual matters within Utilities. Main duties and responsibilities;Prepare budget for each contract designated and ensure alignment with tender submission.Ensure that supply chain and in-house resources are procured within budget.Action promptly all supply chain invoices accounts and contractual issues.Advise Senior QS / Commercial Manager of any contractual issues that you are aware of, either between the Company and our client or between the Company and our supply chain.Measure productivity performance of own directly paid employees at regular intervals against cost.Responsible for the financial and contractual tracking of each contract.Preparation of accurate monthly reports in accordance with the Company accounts timetable. Essential:Qualified to HNC or similar levelCommercial experience at assistant QS and intermediate QS levelFamiliar with various forms of Engineering contractNegotiation skills Experience with Network Rail is highly desirable to my clientIn return for being a successful candidate you will be offered a competitive salary of £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience plus an attractive benefits package. Being such a successful international contractor, there are numerous areas for growth and development if you prove yourself. This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field.Quantity Surveyor OR Assistant Quantity Surveyor OR Intermediate Quantity SurveyorIf you think you are the right candidate for the role please call Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 397 777 or email

  • Surrey - £65,000 to £75,000 pa

    ROLE: COMMERCIAL MANAGERSALARY: £70,000 - £80,000 PLUS PACKAGE DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCELOCATION: SOUTH LONDONThe Highfield Company have been retained by one of our key clients to identify a Commercial Manager for their UK civil engineering business . 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, therefore there employees are truly valuable asset to their business and are rewarded as such.They are looking to bring on board a confident and experienced Commercial Manager to be based out of their London head office. They are looking to identify someone who has a proven track record working with leading main contractor within the UK civil engineering sector.Purpose of the Job The core purpose of the role is to optimise the margin on the project whilst protecting the business from commercial risk. Management of a commercial team:Quantity surveyingSupply chain managementContract administrationCost capture and controlReportingLiaise with the Employers commercial teamImplement commercial procedures and reporting to ensure compliance with company and contract requirementsEnsure appropriate commercial records are maintained in line with the contract requirements and oversee any contractual issues.Required Desired ExperienceProfessionally qualified and accredited QS / Commercial Manager Degree level education or equivalent with training and qualifications in a related discipline Knowledge / Experience Demonstrable experience in Civil Engineering or Building Experience of managing a medium size team Experience of working in a construction/rail environment within a contractors organisation NEC Contract Experience Essential* Senior Quantity surveyor or Managing Quantity SurveyorIf you think you are right for this role then please call Sharon O'Donnell on 1962 397 777 or email

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