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  • Derby - £35,000 to £40,000 pa

    Structural Design EngineerDerbyshire£35-40,000PAA Market Leading structures business in the Midlands is looking for a Structural Design Engineer to come on board and join the design team, producing structural designs, assessing designs and calculating proposals. You should be keen to broaden your knowledge of engineering to include fabrication techniques, temporary works, connection design and 3D modelling as well as scheme and detailed design in engineered timberIdeally, you will come from a building design background with 2-5 years experience, be degree qualified and working towards ICE or IStructE. You must have a working knowledge of British Standards and Eurocodes. If you feel you are suitable, contact Hannah on 01962 896338 OR

  • Hampshire - £35,000 to £50,000 pa

    ROLE: Site Manager LOCATION: South Coast / London A market leading Steel Specialist is currently looking for a Site Managers to be based on projects across the South Coast and London. The company work on some really iconic and bespoke special projects as well as Larger London based construction projects.Duties:Day to day site management, direction and co-ordination of all site activities carried out by the company and its sub-contractors, with particular focus on health and safety, planning, programming and co-ordination with the company's off-site activitiesOn-site management and control of the company's site operations, both of in-house and sub-contracted activitiesDay-to-day monitoring, recording and documentation of the company's site activities including compilation of site progress reportsKnowledge & Experience:Strong knowledge of steel construction methods and practice in a management roleDemonstrable experience in the planning and programming of steel work (and associated packages) installationDemonstrable experience in the production of risk assessments, method statements, and associated site documentationDemonstrable experience in the erection of the majority of the steel structures and operations, in particular high rise structures, medium rise and city centre structures, refurbishment type work including welding operationsKey Qualifications:CSCS Gold/black/platinum in site managementSMSTS or IOSH equivalentCPCS Appointed Person - lifting operationsFull Driving LicenseIf you think you are right for this role then please get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 896 353

  • Milton Keynes - £40,000 to £45,000 pa

    Role: Environmental & Sustainability Business Partner Location: Nationwide role Are you an experienced Environmental Manager who has worked within Sustainability Projects within the Construction Sector? Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a new role, creating policies and strategic direction? Then a key role within the HSEQ of a Market leading Civil Engineering Contractor could be for you. My client is looking to recruit a degree qualified Environmental and Sustainability specialist with site based experience within the Construction Sector to provide advice on environmental related topics and to develop and deploy the company strategy, policies and procedures. You will be a self starter, able to manage your own diary and flexible on travel to sites across the country. Your duties will include:Development of the Environmental Management and Sustainability Objectives and Strategy.Provide specialist environmental and sustainability advice.Review environmental management system, develop and update policies, processes, procedures.Collate, review and approve monthly Environmental Reports and Investigations as requiredDevelop and rollout training on environmental and sustainability matters Ideal Experience include:Environmental or Sustainability degree with 5 years' relevant experience in environmental management.Audit qualifications and experience of ISO 14001 management systems audits.Experience with external audit agencies and enforcement authorities.Detailed knowledge of Environmental Legislation.Experience in Permitting and Waste Management implementation. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company with great vision and a clear path to success. Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Kent - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    ROLE: Assistant Project Manager - SteelLOCATION: KentSALARY: Up to £35,000A leading Secondary Steel Specialist is currently looking for a Assistant Project Manager to work on multi-million pound projects based across the UK.This opportunity gives you the chance to develop and train along side the Senior Project Manager and Operations Director. You will be overseeing the planning, technical design, fabrication and engineering aspects of each project.RequirementsTwo - 4 years years construction experience is essential. Experience within the steel industry is preferable.Degree desirableIf you would like to develop your career to the next step or progress from site work over to a more office based role with a experienced steel specialist this is the job for you! * Contract ManagerGet in touch with Sharon O'Donnell - steel specialist at The Highfield Company

  • Leominster - Salary negotiable

    Structural Steel EstimatorHerefordshire Experience Dependant We are pleased to be working with a leading Structural Steel contractor to source an experienced Estimator. Steelwork Estimator.The successful applicant will work closely with the Estimating Manager either in the office or remotely. The successful applicant will take off all steel work from architects and engineers drawings alike as well as from material lists produced from 3D steel drafting systems used internally and by external detailed.The successful application will liaise with other internal departments as well as external third parties such as architects and engineers when required. You will also be involved in helping to order and process orders for the steelwork and associated materials,so the role does have a good variety of work to it.You must be proficient with standard Microsoft office applications, but particularly experienced in using excel. Any experience using any propriety Estimating or MIS systems would be useful but not at all essential.The successful applicant must have at least two years experience of estimating structural steel work and preferably having worked within a structural steelwork fabrication company. Knowledge of associated building elements and materials such as cladding would be an advantage.

  • Ashford - Salary negotiable

    Assistant Project Manager Kent Circa £30,000PA (experience dependant) We are working with an up and coming Steel Construction Specialist to source an Assistant Project Manager for their office in Kent.With a full order book and more work in the pipeline, this client is in need of an Assistant Project Manager to join the team and work closely with Directors to oversee multiple projects and visit sites when necessary.This is the opportunity for someone to grow with a business, get involved with a variety of projects and learn from industry specialists.The ideal candidate will have experience in structural and architectural metalwork but could just have come from a construction background. The main requirement for this role is someone determined and willing to learn. If you're interested in having a further chat, please contact Hannah on 01962 896338 OR

  • Ashford - Salary negotiable

    Assistant Project Manager Kent Circa £30,000PA (experience dependant) We are working with an up and coming Steel Specialist to source an Assistant Project Manager for their office in Kent.With a full order book and more work in the pipeline, this client is in need of an Assistant Project Manager to join the team and work closely with Directors to oversee multiple projects. This is the opportunity for someone to grow with a business, get involved with a variety of projects and learn from industry specialists.The ideal candidate will have experience in structural and architectural metalwork but could just have come from a construction background. The main requirement for this role is someone determined and willing to learn. If you're interested in having a further chat, please contact Hannah on 01962 896338 OR

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

    Role: EstimatorLocation: West SussexWe are pleased to represent our client, a well-respected and award winning structural and secondary steel work contractor based in West Sussex. The company design, fabricate and erect steel work structures in the industrial, commercial, retail and leisure sectors in both the UK and Internationally. Due to continued growth and a very full order book, they now require an experienced:Steelwork Estimator.The successful applicant will work closely with and report directly to, the Managing Director. The company benefits from a very flat structure, giving you the autonomy to structure your own schedule and allowing your results to be recognised and rewarded as such.The successful applicant will take off all steel work from architects and engineers drawings alike as well as from material lists produced from 3D steel drafting systems used internally and by external detailed.The successful application will liaise with other internal departments as well as external third parties such as architects and engineers when required. You will also be involved in helping to order and process orders for the steel work and associated materials,so the role does have a good variety of work to it.The successful applicant must have at least two years experience of estimating structural steel work and preferably having worked within a structural steelwork fabrication company. Knowledge of associated building elements and materials such as cladding would be an advantage.All applicants must come from a steel work fabrication or very similar background with the relevant experience for this role.If you would like to pursue this opportunity further, please forward your cv as soon as convenient OR call 01962 896338

  • Ashford - Salary negotiable

    Quantity Surveyor Kent Circa £30,000PA (experience dependant) We are working with an up and coming Steel Specialist to source a Quantity Surveyor for their office in Kent.This client is about to go through a huge period of growth and are hoping to source a driven, experienced Quantity Surveyor to come on board and help push the business forward.The ideal candidate will have commercial experience in structural and architectural metalwork but could just have come from a construction background. If you're interested in having a further chat, please contact Hannah on 01962 896338 OR

  • Herefordshire - £30,000 to £35,000 pa

    Works ForemanHerefordshire£30-35,000PA A successful Structural Steel firm is looking for a Works Foreman for their workshop. Someone who has extensive experience in a workshop environment and feels comfortable managing a team. Ideally from a steel fabrication background but willing to consider options. Please contact Hannah on 01962 896338 or

  • Southampton - £45,000 to £48,000 pa

    Site Manager - Steel BridgesSouthamptonCirca £48,000PA + Overtime nights and weekends A local Engineering firm are looking to speak to Site Managers from a steel background, preferably with experience working on steel bridge projects. Projects span along the South Coast from Dorset to Kent and up to London - travel with this role is to be expected. The ideal candidate will also have a Black CSCS card and a full UK driving licence. If you are interested, please get in touch on 01962 896338 OR

  • London - £35,000 to £40,000 pa

    Role: Business Support Manager - Civil Engineering Contractor Location: London Are you an experienced Operations Office Manager with a history of supporting business growth, efficiency and profitability? Are you looking for an opportunity to support a Senior Leadership Team within a Tier 1 Civil Engineering Contractor working on a long term Framework? Then a role within this Market leading Contractor could be for you. My client is looking to recruit an experienced Office Manager with demonstrable track record in business support and communications. The ability to organise large events and secure resources for projects, whilst supporting the Leadership Team would be desirable. The successful candidate will be a highly articulate individual with excellent written communications and presentation skills. You will have previous experience of working within a similar role, managing the communications across a business whilst building relationships with key stakeholders. Your duties will include:Organising and recording the Senior Leadership Team's activity.Collation of internal and external messages and communications to enable the Leadership Team to effectively coordinate and function within the Client.Principal point of contact for central coordination between the Leadership Team and other bodies.Ensuring the correct notifications and advisory messages are issued and checking compliance with requests. Ideal Qualifications include:Educated to Degree level, or equivalent experienceExperience in Office Administration 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.

  • Southern UK - Salary negotiable

    If you hadn’t already guessed it, this role is about taking responsibility for all of our Group’s engineering, design and innovation. If you want to push yourself to the highest possible level of engineering brilliance, then you would put yourself forward for this role – a role which will give you the opportunity to enhance both your own and our reputation for technical excellence. It will mean leading and managing our Engineering teams, providing strategic vision for the function of engineering, design and innovation. You will be tasked with proactively seeking new technology, BIM advances, industry standards, etc. to enable the Group to remain as the leading Structural Steel Engineering organisation of choice for clients. Of course, you’d want to know that our Group delivers to the same level of distinction as you.  Our Engineering team is the in-house creative hub around which all Group activities revolve and employs the best thinkers in technology and engineering to drive innovation and the creation of market-leading solutions. At the heart of our success is a willingness to constantly evolve and adopt new ideas, processes and technologies to meet our industry’s challenges today and in the future. Don’t just take our word for it - we have won top awards in 2016, 2017 and 2018 at the Structural Design Awards, with the judges stating our engineering design being a fundamental part of our success and our ability to showcase what role steelwork can play in modern, exciting construction. In addition to our exceptional engineering abilities, we have delivered complex contracts in over 20 countries, across virtually every sector and every client type. We are not fazed by complicated steel challenges. We will be trusting you to take over this function and you will have the autonomy to succeed as you see fit. We’ll know you are the right fit for us as: you will have a proven track record in a Director position with a recognised, specialist steel contractor or a Consulting Engineering firm. if you aren’t already, you will be on your way to be a world leader in engineering design and solutions and a thought Leader in engineering and BIM principles. You will have drive, passion and an enthusiasm for the highest of standard and attention to detail We are putting together the best possible terms for this role and if you don’t live locally to our engineering centre, then we will assist your long term move to the locality. You will want to find out more, which you can do completely confidentially by contacting our recruitment advisor, Pete Marston, Director, at 01962 896348 or pete@thehighfieldcompany.com Pete will be able to provide you with many more answers about this unique opportunity to further your career.

  • Surrey - Salary negotiable

    Role: Quantity SurveyorLocation: SurreyCompany: Leading SubcontractorAn experienced Quantity Surveyor (to soon step up to Senior) is required for a market leading and award winning UK specialist Contractor working on many high value projects the within Civil Engineering, Piling and Construction industry. Tasks:Prepare and Check financial forecasts and project reportsContract NegotiationCost Value Reporting/TrackingLiaise and agree monthly valuations with clientsRequirements:Minimum 3+ Years' Experience (in construction or civils or earthworks or piling)Be able to bring value into projects (Value Engineering)Experience compiling monthly applications including management of variation accounts/ compensations events and pricing these from first principlesGood understanding of the Construction industry In return for being a successful candidate you will be offered a competitive salary, depending on experience plus an attractive benefits package. Being such a successful 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

  • City of London - Salary negotiable

    Role: Site Engineer - Marine Location: LondonCompany: Leading Specialist ContractorAn exceptional Site Engineer is currently required for an ASAP start for a market leading UK specialist Contractor, to deliver a complex Marine project in South West London. You will have solid experience working on and setting on Piling projects.Requirements:Suitable Qualification (Civil Engineering, Contract Management, Construction Engineering etc)Marine or Piling project experience Strong communication skillsAbility to work well under pressureUnderstanding of different Piling techniques is an advantage

  • Singapore - £3,000 to £4,000 pm

    Position: Maintenance EngineerLocation: SingaporeSalary: S$5300 - S$6700 per month Are you a driven engineer with a strong background in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering within the Oil & Gas Industry? Do you possess strong technical competencies that can be utilised within a multinational Oil & Gas Company? Our client is a Leading Global Tank Terminal Owner looking for a highly driven professional to take responsibility for the engineering, maintenance and repair activities on one of their operating Terminals in Singapore. Experience Required:Degree in Electrical & Instrumental Engineering preferredMinimum 3 years' experience within petroleum/petrochemical industryStrong experience in documentation, preparing scope of works, costings and managing projectsExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsCustomer service orientatedHighly motivated to learn and ambitious to excelAbility to work independently and as part of a team This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Tank Terminal Owner on a local contract with a team willing to develop you professionally.

  • Weybridge - £48,000 to £49,000 pa

    Title: Hard Services SupervisorLocation: WeybridgeSalary: £48,000 per annumPermanent Position25 days holiday per annumCompany Pension The objective of this role is to lead a team of engineers in delivering a hard service to a portfolio of buildings in line with company standards, legislation, relevant licence requirements and required performance accreditation. While also following company policies and procedures achieving a good level of service and our SLA, KPI performance requirement. Responsibilities To lead and line manage your team in line with company policies and proceduresTo lead and proactively manage your team, to ensure full statutory and operational compliance is achieved in line with contract KPI's.Take full ownership of delivered to your portfolio of buildings ensuring you are continuously driving for a high quality comprises of electrical, mechanical and building fabric disciplines for your portfolio of buildings with no loss of service.Sub-contractor planning and management as required ensuring KPI, compliance and QHSE performance are consistently achieved.Manage all sub-contractors & maintenance activities in your portfolio in line with company QHSE policies and procedures with no loss to client's services.Support the Client Awareness Audits (CAV) ensuring the compliance folders for your portfolio are up to date and populated as per the annual planner.Lead your team to drive best practice and high levels of service while understanding what motivates your team and what they need to succeedTo challenge to "Status Quo" and develop new innovative working procedures and help implement themPlan and manage weekly workload for you team ensure all works are completed within SLA and that KPI performance targets and achieved.Ensue good working knowledge of M&E plant within your buildings and understand the impact to customers operation including any safety critical scientific environment.Ensure management of your team's core competences and training plans are reviewed and kept up to date with current procedures.Attend client/supplier meetingsActively participate in company performance management system and support the process for the Facilities team.Actively participate and contribute to all team and management meetings.Input of data into Maximo, spreadsheets and documents relevant to the contract and your roleAbility to extract information from a document and turn it into a report.Organise diary with key dates and activitiesTo act as the responsible person for systems and process as agreed with your line manager and your experience skills and competency to ensure the QSHE process and our commercial obligations. Qualifications / Skills / Attributes Diploma certificate or equivalent technical qualificationsPrevious supervisory/leadership experienceKnowledge of BMS, PCS systems and their implementation as well as testing of their equipment.Thorough understanding of M&E and HVAC systemsGood leadership skillsExperience of Maximo preferredAble to work well as part of a highly motivated team.Strong and effective communication skills.Have an ability to work out of hours and weekends as required in times of emergency

  • London - £45,000 to £55,000 pa

    ROLE: Senior Contracts Manager - SteelLOCATION: London A market leading Steel Specialist is currently looking for a Contracts Manager to work on multi-million pound projects based across the UK.This opportunity gives you the chance to develop and train along side the Senior Project Manager and Operations Director. You will be overseeing the planning, technical design, fabrication and engineering aspects of each project.Please note this is a development role with a long term career progression plan for you to become a Senior Project Manager running your own million pound contracts. RequirementsTwo - 4 years years construction experience is essential. Experience within the steel industry is preferable.Degree desirableIf you would like to develop your career to the next step or progress from site work over to a more office based role with a experienced steel specialist this is the job for you! Get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell - Structural steel specialist at The Highfield Company

  • Dorset - £25,000 to £40,000 pa

    ROLE: AutoCAD Draughtsperson / DetailerLOCATION: Christchurch SALARY: £25,000 - £40,000 plus packageOur Client is a leading and well respected specialist sub-contractor in the construction industry operating both in the UK and Internationally. They are currently looking for a Draughtsman / Detailer with specific experience in Cladding.Main Responsibilities & Duties:Produce detailed drawingsRead & understand drawings by structural engineers and architectsProducing drawings on AutoCAD package.2D & 3D CAD Modelling of various facade applicationsExperience & Qualifications:Experience of building facade / claddingDrafting: 2 years (Preferred)AutoCAD: 2 years (Preferred)For anymore information on this role please get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company

  • Dorset - £35,000 to £65,000 pa

    Role: Structural Engineer Location: Dorset***Would consider applicants from oversees - as long as they do not require sponsorship*** We are currently looking for a Structural Engineer and Senior Structural Engineer to join a Market Leading Steel Sub-contractor based in Dorset. 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 1 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

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Our successful Civil Engineering division embraces our company values. We are passionate about challenging ourselves every day to find the best candidates for our clients. We will Inspire the candidates we find for our clients as we genuinely care about improving your business.

 

Our civil engineering teams have an in depth knowledge and expertise in both main contracting, sub-contracting, project management, commercial and client side. The key areas we focus on are:

 

 

We provide specialised recruitment solutions to a diverse range of companies for, from junior roles through to senior level management. 

 

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  • For the International market operating globally in all regions of the world where we have successfully delivered assignment on some of the world’s most prestigious projects in the most challenging locations.

 

  • A UK Civil engineering team focusing on all aspects of the UK civil engineering market where we have a reputation for supplying high level candidates who add value to our partners.

 

We work not only with the global leaders in construction, but also rapidly growing mid-sized construction groups. We consider ourselves business partners with our clients.

 

Our success is derived both from this approach, and from our culture of genuinely striving to be the very best at what we do – to make sure that our intention and declaration to be the best has substance and can be quantified.

 

 

Civil Engineering - Milton Keynes - £40,000 to £45,000 Per Annum   
Role: Environmental & Sustainability Business Partner Location: Nationwide role Are you an experienced Environmental Manager who has worked within Sustainability Projects within the Construction Sector? Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a new role, creating policies...
Civil Engineering - London - £35,000 to £40,000 Per Annum   
Role: Business Support Manager - Civil Engineering Contractor Location: London Are you an experienced Operations Office Manager with a history of supporting business growth, efficiency and profitability? Are you looking for an opportunity to support a Senior Leadership Team withi...
Civil Engineering - Surrey - Negotiable   
Role: Quantity SurveyorLocation: SurreyCompany: Leading SubcontractorAn experienced Quantity Surveyor (to soon step up to Senior) is required for a market leading and award winning UK specialist Contractor working on many high value projects the within Civil Engineering, Piling a...
Civil Engineering - City of London - Negotiable   
Role: Site Engineer - Marine Location: LondonCompany: Leading Specialist ContractorAn exceptional Site Engineer is currently required for an ASAP start for a market leading UK specialist Contractor, to deliver a complex Marine project in South West London. You will have solid exp...
Civil Engineering - Dorset - £25,000 to £40,000 Per Annum   
ROLE: AutoCAD Draughtsperson / DetailerLOCATION: Christchurch SALARY: £25,000 - £40,000 plus packageOur Client is a leading and well respected specialist sub-contractor in the construction industry operating both in the UK and Internationally. They are currently looking for a Dra...
Civil Engineering - Uganda - $100,000 to $140,000 Per Annum   
Commercial Manager - Main contractor - UgandaWe are working with a leading international contractor who have been awarded a large package of civil works on a major scheme in Uganda valued at $200 million USD.Our client is a tier 1 British contractor who are working in JV partners...
Civil Engineering - Uganda - $140,000 to $180,000 Per Annum   
Project Director - Main contractor - UgandaWe are working with a leading international contractor who have been awarded a large package of civil works on a major scheme in Uganda valued at $200 million USD.Our client is a tier 1 British contractor who are working in JV partnershi...
Civil Engineering - Cambridgeshire - Negotiable   
Role: Senior Highways EngineerLocation: Cambridgeshire Company: Tier 1 Global ContractorProject: Highways Infrastructure A Senior Highways Engineer is required due to new project wins, to join my client, a leading, highly reputable, tier 1 Main Contractor, to play an important ro...
Civil Engineering - Hounslow - Negotiable   
Role: Senior Quantity SurveyorLocation: West London Company: Tier 1 Global ContractorAre you an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with a history of commercially delivering major Civils projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a brand new £40m Rail / Civils project ...
Civil Engineering - West Midlands - Negotiable   
Role: Quantity Surveyor AND Senior Quantity Surveyor Location: Midlands Company: Tier 1 ContractorMy Client, a highly reputable, global Construction Contractor is looking to recruit an exceptional Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis to help commercially manage multiple, comple...