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  • 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!

  • Republic of Ireland - €40,000 pa

    Quantity Surveyor - Dublin, Ireland (5-10 years experience, International visas available)Our client is one of the largest and best reputed main building contractors operating in Ireland. They have several high-profile projects now live, with many more in the pipeline throughout the country where the civil engineering and construction markets are booming.We are currently spearheading a recruitment drive on their behalf, looking for Quantity Surveyors at the 5-10 years' experience mark to join their team in the Ireland - to be based on major projects either in or around Dublin.Suitable candidates will have major Civil Engineering Contracting or Building projects experience - ideally in the Middle East, as well as experience working for a large, blue chip contracting company. Prerequisites for the position include:* Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying* 5-10 years' post-graduate experience in construction as Quantity Surveyor* Experience on a $20m+ building project * Experience working for a tier 1 Western contracting company * English language must be fluentOur client is keen to interview as soon as possible and will be booking first round interviews with shortlisted candidates mid June 2019 with expected start dates to be around October 2019.We are particularly interested in candidates in the Middle East who could interview face to face in Dubai.This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with an extremely well reputed, tier 1 main contracting Civil Engineering company, in a fantastic location. It is also a fantastic opportunity for non-EU citizens to live and work in Europe.On offer will be a competitive salary package and a long-term position with a company that really value their staff.Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

  • London - Salary negotiable

    Would you like to change your life…..change your career path……change your location?If your answer is 'yes' to any of these questions, then the following opportunity should interest you. Electrical Estimator - Watford (International visas available) In the United Kingdom, where the construction market is booming, our client who are a Top Tier MEP Contractor have become the MEP contractor of choice for many blue chip clients in the following sectors - Commercial, Data Centres, Education, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Residential & Retail. They recognise that employees are crucial to the success of any business and therefore promote a culture of honesty and inclusiveness which makes working for them enjoyable.Due to continued success they now require an Electrical Estimator to join their commercial team in their UK head office. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, top tier M&E contractor in a great location. It is also an outstanding opportunity for non-EU citizens to live and work in the United Kingdom. So, if you are ready to embrace a new challenge and take your experience to the next level then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.Candidate requirements include:Degree qualified in either Electrical Engineering.+2 years' experience with a specialist MEP Contractor or Main ContractorMust be able to communicate clearly in English.Willingness to re-locate to United Kingdom in the next 3-4 months. Our client is keen to interview as soon as possible and will be booking interviews with shortlisted candidates in early June 2019On offer will be a competitive salary package and a long-term position with the company.If you match the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role please submit an up to copy of your CV without delay.For a confidential discussion, please contact Martin Collins on +44 1962 896346Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

  • London - Salary negotiable

    Would you like to change your life…..change your career path……change your location?If your answer is 'yes' to any of these questions, then the following opportunity should interest you. Mechanical Estimator - Watford (International visas available) In the United Kingdom, where the construction market is booming, our client who are a Top Tier MEP Contractor have become the MEP contractor of choice for many blue chip clients in the following sectors - Commercial, Data Centres, Education, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Residential & Retail. They recognise that employees are crucial to the success of any business and therefore promote a culture of honesty and inclusiveness which makes working for them enjoyable.Due to continued success they now require a Mechanical Estimator to join their commercial team in their UK head office. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, top tier M&E contractor in a great location. It is also an outstanding opportunity for non-EU citizens to live and work in the United Kingdom. So, if you are ready to embrace a new challenge and take your experience to the next level then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.Candidate requirements include:Degree qualified in either Mechanical Engineering.+2 years' experience with a specialist MEP Contractor or Main ContractorMust be able to communicate clearly in English.Willingness to re-locate to United Kingdom in the next 3-4 months. Our client is keen to interview as soon as possible and will be booking interviews with shortlisted candidates in early June 2019On offer will be a competitive salary package and a long-term position with the company.If you match the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role please submit an up to copy of your CV without delay.For a confidential discussion, please contact Martin Collins on +44 1962 896346Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

  • Republic of Ireland - Salary negotiable

    Would you like to change your life…..change your career path……change your location?If your answer is 'yes' to any of these questions, then the following opportunity should interest you. MEP Planner - Ireland: (International visas available) In Ireland, where the construction market is booming, our client who are a Top Tier MEP Contractor have become the MEP contractor of choice for many blue chip clients in the following sectors - Commercial, Data Centres, Education, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Residential & Retail. They recognise that employees are crucial to the success of any business and therefore promote a culture of honesty and inclusiveness which makes working for them enjoyable.Due to continued success they now require a MEP Planner to join their technical team. In this key posiion you will undertake pre & post contract planning on diverse and challenging MEP projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, top tier M&E contractor in a great location. It is also an outstanding opportunity for non-EU citizens to live and work in Ireland. So, if you are ready to embrace a new challenge in a European country and take your experience to the next level then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Candidate requirements include:Degree qualified in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.5+ years' experience with a specialist MEP Contractor or Main ContractorMust be able to communicate clearly in English.Willingness to re-locate to Ireland in the next 3-4 months. Our client is keen to interview as soon as possible and will be booking interviews with shortlisted candidates in early June 2019On offer will be a competitive salary package and a long-term position with the company.If you match the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role please submit an up to copy of your CV without delay.For a confidential discussion, please contact Martin Collins on +44 1962 896346Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

  • North Yorkshire - £35,000 to £45,000 pa

    Position: Tekla DetailerLocation: North YorkshireSalary: £35,000 - £45,000 Plus PackageOutstanding opportunity for Draughtsmen looking to further their career with a a specialist steel contractor in the steel engineering industry. On offer is a strong starting salary,package in conjunction with career progression. You will also benefit from working with industry experts which will aid in developing your longer term career.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* Minimum 2 years' experience in architecture and steel fabrication* Excellent customer service skillsKeywords: 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 Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company* draughtsman , draughtsperson , drafter, detailer , designer , technician

  • Bristol - Salary negotiable

    Job Title - Senior Quantity SurveyorLocation ­- Bristol Our client specialises in the design, build and management of structural steel work Projects, across the UK. They now seek an additional QS to join their team and they offer a very competitive salary for the right candidate, negotiable dependent upon experience, working on one of the biggest projects of our time!Job description & Responsibilities for Quantity SurveyorOur client has several live projects across the London/Greater London area as well as a healthy pipeline on major projects. Some of your responsibilities whilst working with our client will be:Responsible for managing all project costs from pitch to completion.Undertaking cost analysis & preparing reconciliation documents.Attending meetings and liaising with stakeholders on commercial matters.Monitoring the cost of site resources.Inspecting and valuing sub-contract works.Completing sub-contract orders & payments efficiently to avoid any discrepancies.Preparing & sending out accurate Bill of Quantities documents.Aiding with monthly cost & value reports, quarterly reports & cash flow information.Key Skills & QualificationsDegree QualifiedIdeally some experience in quantity surveying for Construction projectsExcellent people skillsCommercially awareTeam playerExcellent written and verbal communication skillsIf this role is of interest to you then please contact Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 896 353

  • Dorset - £22,000 to £29,000 pa

    ROLE: Document Controller / Project AdministratorLOCATION: DorsetSALARY: £22,000 - £29,000 A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a hungry and motivated Document Controller to join an award winning and rapidly growing contractor. My client offers a complete design and build solution to construction projects and works with some of the best market leading contractors in the UK.The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work within a really friendly and welcoming team, offering long term job security.To be a central point of contact for all project related documents to/from clients, consultants, sub- contractors, suppliers and in house to ensure the documentation flow is managed and organised, identified, reviewed, submitted in the correct format and in a timely manner. Roles of a Document Controller: Project AdministrationEnsure all documentation and drawings issued/distributed are to the latest revision. Provide training to other administrators as and when required.Printing of all documentation and drawings as and when required.Archive completed projects.To provide cover for administration roles in the company as and when required. Please feel free to get in contact with Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company for more information.

  • Dorset - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Assistant Project Manager - SteelLOCATION: Dorset A market leading 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.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! * Contract ManagerGet in touch with Sharon O'Donnell - Structural steel specialist at The Highfield Company

  • Sheffield - £50,000 to £70,000 pa

    Role: Contracts Manager Location: SheffieldSalary: Up to £65,000 (Dependent on level of experience) Plus Package One of the Top Secondary steel and Architectural Metalwork 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.

  • London - £35,000 to £45,000 pa

    Position: Tekla DetailerLocation: LondonOutstanding opportunity for Tekla Detailer looking to further their career with a a specialist steel contractor in the steel engineering industry. On offer is a strong starting salary,package in conjunction with career progression. You will also benefit from working with industry experts which will aid in developing your longer term career.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* Minimum 2 years' experience in architecture and steel fabrication* Excellent customer service skillsKeywords: 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 Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company* draughtsman , draughtsperson , drafter, detailer , designer , technician

  • Somerset - Salary negotiable

    PLANNER - STRUCTURAL STEELLOCATION: SOMERSETOur client is one of the UK's leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK . Due to continued expansion and large volume of new, they are seeking a Planner to join their team. An experienced Planning Engineer at either an intermediate or senior level is currently required for an exciting opportunity based in Yorkshire The company is a highly regarded organisation that has a rich history in providing engineering solutions to their clients in the UK, they have a strong order book and as a result they need to reinforce the capabilities within the planning team on a multi million pound project.The Successful Planning Engineer will have the following; * Qualification within a construction discipline is desirable. * Good knowledge and experience of STEEL construction desirable * Main contracting background is highly desirable. * Strong knowledge of planning software packages - Primavera P6, MS Project, Asta Power projectIf you are looking for your next career move in planning and you would like to be considered for the above opportunity then please send your CV or call Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company on 01962 896 353 for further information. This advert was posted by Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company. We are a technical recruitment agency that specialise in Civil Engineering, Build, Oil and Gas and Power both UK and internationally. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry.

  • Cambridge - Salary negotiable

    Site Engineer - Structural SteelCambridgeOur client is one of the most advanced steel work fabricators in the United Kingdom - a specialist in the provision of steel frames for buildings.With an full order book through to summer 2018, they now need to recruit a Site Engineer to set-out work with steelwork gangs predominately in London. This is a brand new role and the successful candidate will be responsible setting up the department and building the tramYou will be:An engineer with a construction background with multiple year's experience setting-out jobs specific experience working with embedment plates is highly desirable.A good communicator.Possess the drive to occasionally juggle responsibilities across more than one site and do the miles to get the job done.Experience occasionally standing in for project leaders would be beneficial.Other desired skills include:Constcruction DegreeCSCS card holderData processing.AutoCAD experienceThis is a fantastic opportunity to play a critical role with a respected and award winning contractor who operate nationally and is a leader in its field.If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered please forward an up to date CV and covering letter to Sharon O'Donnell as soon as possible.

  • Cambridge - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Site Manager LOCATION: Cambridge A market leading Steel Specialist is currently looking for a Site Managers to be based on a multimillion pound project based in Cambridge. This opportunity gives you the chance to be completely autonomous in your position and have a real say in how to run your department and team. 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 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

  • Dorset - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: COMMERCIAL MANAGERLOCATION: DorsetThe Highfield Company have been retained by one of our key clients to identify a Commercial Manager for their UK Steel Construction business. They are looking to bring on board a confident and experienced Steel 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 ExperienceMUST HAVE STEEL CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCEProfessionally qualified and accredited QS / Commercial Manager Degree level education or equivalent with training and qualifications in a related discipline Knowledge / Experience 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 01962 896353

The Highfield Team Sleeping Rough

 

Well, a team from The Highfield Company, lead by our MD imitating Braveheart, have made it through the Sleep Out 2015 on the streets of Southampton.

 

The event was run amazingly well by the SSJ team, including music and entertainment before the serious business of sleeping under the stars in the middle of November.

 

Over £3,000 raised by The Highfield Company team and £8,000 from all fellow street-sleepers in an effort to end youth homelessness so a massive thank you to all of you who donated and supported us!

 

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