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  • Dover - Salary negotiable

    Many of the civil engineering projects we are currently working on are located in Kent and will be involving highways schemes. Looking for 2 Sub Agents/Section Engineers.If you want excellent longevity with great projects then call Matt today on 01962 896 369!Your key activities will include: Set a high personal example of safety and environmental behaviour. Supervise chainperson, assistant and site engineers. Monitor the work under their control to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and non compliance with company policies and procedures are promptly remedied. Maintain good working relations with client / designer / RE, together with our supply chain. Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques. Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay. Ensure that works are accurately and clearly set out before work is programmed to commence, allowing time for independent checking where required. Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided. Confirm in writing, on the same day, any verbal instructions received from the client / designer / RE's staff and ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained. Arrange formal checking of setting out and ensure check request form is completed. Ensure reasonable survey book standards and daily diaries are maintained by engineers. Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality. Prepare 4 weekly programmes in conjunction with the section foreman, coordinated with overall site programme and ensure necessary resources available with sub agent / agent. Monitor 4 weekly programme, mark up progress for review at the weekly review meeting. Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.Job RequirementsYour qualifications and experience will include: Successful experience at Site Engineer level. Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods. Contract requirements relevant to current construction contract. Qualified to ICE Technician or Incorporated level or equivalent (preferred).

  • Exeter - £38,000 to £45,000 pa

    I am looking for a Project Quantity Surveyor on a PAYE basis, If you want to work for a company that value you, provide great projects with strong packages and career progression do not hesitate to contact me on 01962 896 369!Your key activities will include: Maintain effective communications with Contracts Managers, Project Management, Commercial Management and other associated disciplines. Assist in staff matters which may include: staff succession awareness, development, competency and retainment. Advise on project needs to ensure adequate commercial support is provided. Provide input to staff performance and development reviews and management of the commercial training programme. Deliver commercial training. Attend QES meetings if required by AQS / CM. Attend Commercial forums. Attend and provide input to project start-up and close-out meetings. Assist in drafting and promote usage of business processes. Assist in roll out & support application of commercial processes as required by AQS / CM. Undertake audits and provide feedback. Provide an input to business development and work acquisition. Provide commercial input to contacts with client's representatives. Provide Commercial advice to the site team in connection with all project issues and provide input to area commercial discussions and reviews. Take part in discussions concerning project performance and provide commercial input to project strategy. Provide support and guidance and, where necessary, be involved in implementing actions and agreed strategy from all commercial discussions / reviews. Ensure the production of timely and accurate monthly cost and value reports, quarterly forecasts and cash-flow information and present them to senior management. Ensure the timely production and presentation of adequate levels of applications for payment in accordance with the provisions of the conditions of contract. Provide input to risk profiling and management on projects. Produce and negotiate insurance claims with insurer's representatives. Liaise with and/or manage designers. Liaise with and/or manage external consultants. Provide commercial contact with supply chain partners through contract vetting and input to sub-contract documentation. Manage / carry out regular materials reconciliations.Job RequirementsYour qualifications and experience should include: To the standard of Member of CICES or RICS. Successful experience at Senior Quantity Surveyor level. Evidence of involvement in and understanding of construction law and contractual terms in all standard contract forms. Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods.Call Matt 01962 896 369!

  • Hampshire - £55,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Project Manager - Civil Engineering Salary: £55,000 to £60,000 plus package. Location: Hampshire Are you an experienced Project Manager who has worked across a broad range of Civil Engineering Projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a team on a large Highways Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Framework for an International Civil Engineering Contractor? Then a role within this Market Leading business could be for you. My client is looking to recruit a dynamic Project Manager to join a growing regional business unit within a Tier 1 Civil Engineering Contractor delivering schemes across the Highways, Rail and Airports Sectors. Previous Project Management experience and a breadth of Civils schemes is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be an integral part the Operational team with responsibility for leadership and line management of the team along with interface with the client and external stakeholders. Your duties will include:Responsible for providing overall project management, project scoping, budgeting, client relations, and overall profit / loss responsibilities for projects.Preparation of contracts, risk assessments, method statements and report writing.Plan, coordinates and schedules all work activities to ensure quality service and timely completion of projects.Ensure that all operations are performed with the utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved.Improve performance and assure supervision succession by training, developing and motivating all employees.Establish strong stakeholder relationships.Provide Leadership to ensure all works are resourced and carried out to the required specification.Maintain interface relationships with Clients and external stakeholders Ideal Qualifications include:Be a Degree, or HND qualified, engineer working towards professional accreditation.Have experience across a breadth of Civils SchemesHave experience of budget and commercial management. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding 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.

  • Dorset - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Estimator / Bid ManagerLOCATION: DorsetSALARY: Dependent on Experience A market leading specialist steel contractor is currently looking for an experience Estimator / Bid Manager to be based in their very impressive office in Dorset They are an established and growing company who value their staff above all. They aim to provide an excellent working environment, training, support and opportunity to grow at a rate that suits you in your chosen career. The Bid Manager shall: Be responsible for ensuring bids are submitted on time and to a high standardReport as required on the progress of each bid against agreed programme.Review technical solutions to ensure most cost efficient solutions are submittedImplement bid strategies to co-ordinate the preparation and submissionPresent internally for approval, information incl technical responses, staffing and administration structures for bid preparationCo-ordinate, prepare and continually review bid submissions.Prepare meeting schedules and coordination of the design and construct teamsPrepare bid presentations In return you will be working for one of the market leaders in there field both in the UK and Internationally. The company is due to relocate to brand new state of the art facilities in the next year and have very ambitious plans for the future and you can be a part of that journey. If you feel you you are right for this role please get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • Netherlands - Salary negotiable

    Thermal Barrier Coating SpecialistLocation: NetherlandsContract- 3 monthsRate: Negotiable Our client is a leading global OEM looking for a Thermal Barrier Coating Specialist who will be responsible for defining the coating strategy for the product range. They are looking for someone with a good balance between hands on practical experience but also a strong academic background. Experience/ knowledge required:Fluent in English - Both written and verbalSolid understanding of material requirements and propertiesExperience with rotating equipment - turbomachinery, engines etc.Experience of developing coatingsQualified to Masters, ideally PHD level - Mechanical Engineering, materials etc. If you would like a new challenge within a company at the height of technology, then please don't hesitate to contact me on 01962 896 366 or on email

  • Netherlands - Salary negotiable

    Field Service Engineer Location: NetherlandsSalary: Competitive Our client is a leading Global OEM and service provider with multiple roles available for both experienced and junior service engineers. Experience/ knowledge required:Fluent in English, Dutch - desirableExperience providing service, repair, overhaul activities on rotating equipment, ideally turbo machineryStrong service orientationExcellent communication skillsFlexible and willingness to travelResponsibilities:The Engineer provides technical service, repair and troubleshooting of turbomachineryProvides turbomachinery related advice and support to clientsMaintains contact with the clients' representativeTravelling to customer sites around Benelux and outside of the region If you would like a new challenge where you will have the opportunity to join an inspiring and innovative company, then please don't hesitate to contact me on 01962 896 366 or email your CV

  • Cambridge - £35,000 to £40,000 pa

    Position: Tekla DetailerLocation: Cambridge Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Plus PackageA great opportunity for Draughtsmen looking to further their career with a a specialist steel contractor in the steel engineering industry. This is the opportunity to work with specialists in the industry and showcase your skills. The Role* Attending site visits for measurements and customer liaison* Liaising with structural engineers and lead architects* Detailing and producing fabrications* Carrying out assignments using AutoCAD & TeklaThe Candidate * Strong knowledge of AutoCAD & Tekla* Ideally 5+ years using TeklaKeywords: CAD, AutoCAD, AutoDesk, Advance Steel, 2D, 3D, PDS, DWG, Draughtsman, Solidworks, Tekla, Design, Engineering, Windows, Metalwork, Steelwork, Metal, Balconies, Fabrication, Staircases, Southampton, Poole, Dorset, Hampshire, Rail, Civil, Structure Steelwork DetailingFor more information please contact Hannah Pearce at The Highfield Company* draughtsman , draughtsperson , drafter, detailer , designer , technician

  • London - Salary negotiable

    Role: Engineer - Marine Location: UK wideCompany: Leading Specialist Marine / Civils ContractorAn exceptional Engineer is currently required for a market leading UK specialist Contractor, to assist with the delivery of complex Marine and Civils projects across the UK. Requirements:Suitable Qualification (Civil Engineering, Contract Management, Construction Engineering etc)Marine project experience Strong communication skillsAbility to work well under pressureUnderstanding of different Piling techniques is an advantage 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.

  • London - £50,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Project Manager - Structural SteelLocation: London Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + PackageOne of the Top Steel Specialist Contractors in the UK is currently looking for an exceptional Project Manager to join their business on a permanent basis to manage and oversee the steel structure phase of their construction projects.The company manage a number of large, well known projects in the industry and work alongside some of the best main contractors, so this would be a great position for someone who is experienced in the industry and would like to apply their skills, knowledge and experience on other well-known, large scale projects. Requirements/ability; Excellent knowledge and ability to read structural drawings, connection details and specifications of various qualityAbility to coordinate the Design; Production & Installation of Projects; fullyunderstand the project requirements/scope of works/specifications etc.ITP & Handover's to be managedAbility to produce programsAbility to liaise with Clients site team and engineersAbility to manage a team of Site Managers ensuring successful projects to their clientsAbility to liaise with the company buyer, workshop and QS's successfully working asa Team.Positive attitude to problems and dealing with staff of all levelsIf you have the required skills/experience required and are looking to join a well-established company in the industry, then please do not hesitate to contact Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • Bristol - £35,000 to £55,000 pa

    Role: Structural Engineer Location:BristolWe are currently looking for a Structural Engineer or Senior Structural Engineer to join a Steel specialist contractor. . They work on a wide variety of project types ranging from Commercial developments to large scale residential projects. You will be part of a fantastic team with an excellent pipeline of projects. They are looking for the following: -A minimum 2 years experience working on steel project -Chartership or near Chartership (MIStructE or MICE) would be advantageous-Solid experience working on residential and commercial projects -A self sufficient Senior Engineer -Ideally skilled in the use of design and modelling through Robot StructuresA competitive salary is on offer along with company benefits. Please Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company for further details. Please apply by sending in an up to date CV and cover letter

  • South Yorkshire - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Estimator LOCATION: South YorkshireSALARY: Dependent on Experience A market leading specialist steel contractor is currently looking for an experience Estimator to be based in their very impressive office in South Yorkshire. They are an established and growing company who value their staff above all. They aim to provide an excellent working environment, training, support and opportunity to grow at a rate that suits you in your chosen career. The Bid Manager shall: Be responsible for ensuring bids are submitted on time and to a high standardReport as required on the progress of each bid against agreed programme.Review technical solutions to ensure most cost efficient solutions are submittedImplement bid strategies to co-ordinate the preparation and submissionPresent internally for approval, information incl technical responses, staffing and administration structures for bid preparationCo-ordinate, prepare and continually review bid submissions.Prepare meeting schedules and coordination of the design and construct teamsPrepare bid presentations In return you will be working for one of the market leaders in there field both in the UK and Internationally. The company is due to relocate to brand new state of the art facilities in the next year and have very ambitious plans for the future and you can be a part of that journey. If you feel you you are right for this role please get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • South Yorkshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Project Manager - Structural SteelLocation: South YorkshireOne of the Top Steel Specialist Contractors in the UK is currently looking for an exceptional Project Manager to join their business on a permanent basis to manage and oversee the steel structure phase of their construction projects.The company manage a number of large, well known projects in the industry and work alongside some of the best main contractors, so this would be a great position for someone who is experienced in the industry and would like to apply their skills, knowledge and experience on other well-known, large scale projects. Requirements/ability; Excellent knowledge and ability to read structural drawings, connection details and specifications of various qualityAbility to coordinate the Design; Production & Installation of Projects; fullyunderstand the project requirements/scope of works/specifications etc.ITP & Handover's to be managedAbility to produce programsAbility to liaise with Clients site team and engineersAbility to manage a team of Site Managers ensuring successful projects to their clientsAbility to liaise with the company buyer, workshop and QS's successfully working asa Team.Positive attitude to problems and dealing with staff of all levelsIf you have the required skills/experience required and are looking to join a well-established company in the industry, then please do not hesitate to contact Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • Hertfordshire - £50,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Senior Highways Design Engineer Location: Hertfordshire Are you an experienced Senior Design Engineer with a background in design and implementation of Highways schemes? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a highly successful Design team within a Prestige brand within the Civil Engineering market? Within this newly created position, my client is looking to bring in an experienced Design Engineer to take responsibility for the design and specification writing of roads and associated works. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of earthworks design, construction and testing for roads and be familiar with working in accordance with DMRB. Main Duties and Responsibilities:On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:Production, review and submission of design for Schemes.Ensuring Task Orders are managed and dealt with.Ensuring stakeholder approval for all design works.Support the delivery of the annual schemes budget.Promote a culture of delivering continual efficiencies and reducing costs.Maintain strong shareholder relationships. Essential:You will probably be a Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer with at least 2 years post qualification experience.You will demonstrate extensive experience and expertise in road and infrastructure design coupled with road construction site experience.Your experience will include liaising with highways authorities and the Environment Agency.Rewards This is an excellent opportunity to join a business who will invest in you and your future, and offer wide-ranging, performance-related progression opportunities, with competitive rewards packages feature flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. Please contact Peter Morse on 01962 896349 as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Hertfordshire - £50,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Senior Highways Design Engineer Location: Hertfordshire Are you an experienced Senior Design Engineer with a background in design and implementation of Highways schemes? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a highly successful Design team within a Prestige brand within the Civil Engineering market? Within this newly created position, my client is looking to bring in an experienced Design Engineer to take responsibility for the design and specification writing of roads and associated works. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of earthworks design, construction and testing for roads and be familiar with working in accordance with DMRB. Main Duties and Responsibilities:On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:Production, review and submission of design for Schemes.Ensuring Task Orders are managed and dealt with.Ensuring stakeholder approval for all design works.Support the delivery of the annual schemes budget.Promote a culture of delivering continual efficiencies and reducing costs.Maintain strong shareholder relationships. Essential:You will probably be a Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer with at least 2 years post qualification experience.You will demonstrate extensive experience and expertise in road and infrastructure design coupled with road construction site experience.Your experience will include liaising with highways authorities and the Environment Agency.Rewards This is an excellent opportunity to join a business who will invest in you and your future, and offer wide-ranging, performance-related progression opportunities, with competitive rewards packages feature flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. Please contact Peter Morse on 01962 896349 as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Hampshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Quantity Surveyor Location: HampshireCompany: Tier 1 ContractorAn exceptional Quantity Surveyor is currently required for a market leading, global Tier 1 Contractor to work on and lead, long term, Highways Infrastructure projects across Hampshire. Tasks:Agree sub-contract applicationsPrepare and submit of client billingIdentify contract variationsCost and value reconciliations on complete works and works in progressCompile quotations for new workKeep appropriate records and schedules in all activitiesReport Monthly figures to senior managementProcess invoices, compiling invoices and updating spreadsheetsMonitor project costs and feeding back cost value information to the site teamRequirements:Suitable Qualification held or working towards (Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, etc)Driven, motivated to learnGood verbal and written communication skillsThis is a great opportunity to work with one of the top Contractors who can offer fantastic progression and development alongside a competitive salary and package.

  • East Riding of Yorkshire - £50,000 to £75,000 pa

    Role: Contracts Manager Location: East YorkshireSalary: Up to £70,000 (Dependent on level of experience) Plus Package One of the Top Steel Contractors in the UK is currently looking for an exceptional Contracts Manager to join their business on a permanent basis The company manage a number of large, well known projects in the industry and work alongside some of the best main contractors, so this would be a great position for someone who is experienced in the industry and would like to apply their skills, knowledge and experience on other well-known, large scale projects. Requirements/ability; Excellent knowledge and ability to read structural drawings, connection details and specifications of various qualityAbility to coordinate the Design; Production & Installation of Projects; fullyunderstand the project requirements/scope of works/specifications etc.Ability to produce programsAbility to liaise with Clients site team and engineersAbility to manage a team of Site Managers ensuring successful projects to their clientsAbility to liaise with the company buyer, workshop and QS's successfully working asa Team.Positive attitude to problems and dealing with staff of all levelsExperience with architectural metal work and secondary steel work essentialIf you have the required skills/experience required and are looking to join a well-established company in the industry, then please do not hesitate to contact Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • Berkshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Assistant Site Engineer (Perm)Location: Reading Company: Tier 1 Global ContractorProject: Highways Construction A driven Assistant Site Engineer is required for an awarding wining, leading, highly reputable, tier 1 Main Contractor, to help deliver a major Highways Construction project based across Berkshire. Civils, Structures or Highways knowledge / experience would be suitable for this project. DutiesAssist with Site Operations Input and support the Site Agent / Project Manager with the production of Construction Phase Plans, risk assessments and method statements and brief these out where requiredSupport the Site Agent / Engineer on-site to ensure that work is carried out safely, on time, to budgetPromote, review and contribute to the development of safe systems of work.Liaise with commercial team and designers to record and capture changes identified on site.Liaise with Safety department for specialist advice and report all near misses / unsafe conditionsIn return for being a successful candidate you will be offered a competitive salary, depending on experience plus an attractive benefits / lodging package. This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field.

  • London - Salary negotiable

    Role: Contracts Manager - Sheet Piling Location: UK wide Company: Leading Specialist ContractorAn exceptional Contracts Manager is required for a market leading UK specialist Contractor, to work on multiple medium value projects at one time, throughout the UK within the Civil Engineering and Construction industry. You will be responsible for the planning, preparation, and daily management of piling and Sheet 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 and sheet 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 Ability to work well under pressureUnderstanding of different Piling techniques is an advantage 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.

  • Hampshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Assistant Quantity Surveyor Location: HampshireCompany: Tier 1 ContractorA hardworking, driven Junior Quantity Surveyor is currently required for a market leading, global Tier 1 Contractor. You will join the company at a pivotal time, working on major long term, Highways Infrastructure projects across Hampshire. Tasks:Agree sub-contract applicationsPrepare and submit of client billingIdentify contract variationsCost and value reconciliations on complete works and works in progressCompile quotations for new workKeep appropriate records and schedules in all activitiesReport Monthly figures to senior managementProcess invoices, compiling invoices and updating spreadsheetsMonitor project costs and feeding back cost value information to the site teamRequirements:Suitable Qualification held or working towards (Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, etc)Driven, motivated to learnGood verbal and written communication skillsThis is a great opportunity to work with one of the top Contractors who can offer fantastic progression and development alongside a competitive salary and package.

  • Malaysia - Salary negotiable

    Retrofit Specialist - Pumps - South East AsiaLocation: MalaysiaSalary/ package: RM 9,000 - RM 12,000 Our client is a world leading OEM and service provider of rotating equipment. They are now searching for a Retrofit Specialist who will be responsible for identifying opportunities for retrofits and upgrades for the pump division. Experience/ knowledge required:Fluent English (written and verbal)2-5 years' experience with rotating equipment - ideally pumpsExperienced with retrofit and upgrade sales and implementing sales strategiesQualified to degree level in a relevant subject - E.g. Mechanical EngineeringFlexibility to travel up to 50% of the time Responsibilities:Reporting to the Head of Retrofits APACResponsible for identifying opportunities for Retrofits and UpgradesCreating the strategic plan for delivering sales growthActing as the main contact for all Retrofit enquiries and sales related activities for nominated regionMaintain knowledge of market and industry trends, competitors etc.Attendance at sales meetings and ensure that all relevant information from assigned area is availableReview tenders and support overall tender process and creation of standard retrofit tenders Please note, applicants must have the right to live and work in Malaysia. If you would like a new challenge within an innovative leading company then please contact me on (+44)1962 896 366 or on email I look forward to your application!

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