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UCA Consulting St Helens, Saint Helens, Merseyside, UK
21 Apr, 2018
Full Time
My client is renowned as one of the UK's leading complete external building envelope and roofing contractors, offering a complete turnkey service of design, installation and project management. They work closely with several well renowned main contractors on projects UK wide Main Purpose of the job: ..... click apply for full job details
UCA Consulting St Helens, Saint Helens, Merseyside, UK
21 Apr, 2018
Full Time
My client is renowned as one of the UK's leading complete external building envelope and roofing contractors, offering a complete turnkey service of design, installation and project management. They work closely with several well renowned main contractors on projects UK wide Main Purpose of the job: To manage construction projects, with the aim of achieving profitable, prompt accurate delivery. The Contracts Manager has overall responsibility for leading the project team, communicating business and project objectives to all members of the team and ensuring Company procedures are followed. The role will be a mix of office and field-based activities. Duties include but are not limited to: Build a good working rapport with customer, contractors and key members of the supply chain and ensure there is a good open dialogue throughout the project. Prepare all job cards, material requisitions, design co-ordination, etc required in accordance with the programme of works and/or progress on site, to ensure that maximum efficiency is maintained. Provide technical and planning input to support tender submissions Work closely with the QS to ensure project financial targets are met. Prepare RAMS for the works and carry out regular safety inspections of the site when work is underway, ensuring regulations relating to health and safety and the environment are adhered to. Provide 2 and 4 week look ahead programmes for each project, noting materials, fabrications and labour that will be required and present to Contracts Director for coordination with other departments. Attend pre-start meetings with clients and architects to discuss project specific issues, such as logistics, health and safety issues, site rules and programs. Be responsible for managing respective Project Managers who deal with the day to day running of projects. Attend weekly Contract Review meetings with Contract Director to plan week ahead. Essential Qualifications: ONC/HNC, SMSTS, CSCS - Black, NVQ L6, NEBOSH, IPAF - Powered Mobile Access, PASMA - Mobile Scaffold, First Aid To apply please call Bhav on for an informal, confidential chat. Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Bhavick Raja Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Construction Job Type: Permanent Location: St Helens Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 PA + Package
UCA Consulting West Midlands, UK
20 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Company Details: The Client is often looking for suitably qualified staff with experience in construction, planning and technical backgrounds. they offer an attractive working environment with a competitive salary, staff bonus and company pension scheme. They encourage our staff to continue their..... click apply for full job details
UCA Consulting Flintshire, UK
20 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Sam Annis Contact Email: Telephone: Job Title : Assistant Planner Level: Assistant / Construction Planner Location : Ewloe Flintshire We are seeking to employ an experienced Assistant Construction Planner for our fast-growing Construction Division who will support the management and success of the brand moving forward. This role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to work on various prestigious projects ensuring set targets and deadlines are reached safely, accurately and within tight time-scales. As the Assistant Construction Planner, you will be working alongside our Senior Planner mainly on residential, education and healthcare sector projects. Your main role will consist of contract planning duties with a smaller proportion of the role undertaking preconstruction planning duties. Hours: 8.30am- 5.15pm (Mon- Thurs) 8.30am- 4.00pm (Fri) Salary: 30k + Car/ Car Allowance Report to: Senior Planner Duties and Responsibilities: Contract Planning (main role) Producing preconstruction, contract and target programmes of work; Visiting sites and monitor and review progress for both contract & target programmes; Give advice to the construction team on project progress and forecast project completions; Liaising with the project team members to produce short term programmes of work; Assist our in-house design managers to produce information required schedules; Develop project logistics plans. Tender Planning (occasional role) Visit sites to gather information for the proposed tenders; Analyse and evaluate construction methods, techniques and logistics required for tenders; Produce tender programmes, logistics plans and programme methodologies for tender submissions. The successful candidate will have the following skills, experience and attributes: Ideally you will have: • Over 2 years project planning experience with a main contractor; • Experience using Asta Project planning software; • Site experience would be preferable; • Degree or HNC in Construction/Building/Surveying would be preferable; • Ability to follow direction and meet deadlines; • Ability to work independently during site visits & reporting; • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times. Company Benefits: Company pension, childcare vouchers.
UCA Consulting 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
17 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Job Specification Acting as Senior Quantity Surveyor the role involves the delivery of services to clients within agreed timescales and budgets and managing key client relationships. Salary: tbc Job Description The Client is seeking a suitably qualified and..... click apply for full job details
UCA Consulting West Midlands, UK
16 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Job Description My client are a leading camping and club for all forms of camping. They are looking to recruit a Development Surveyor with a wide range of experience including Design and Build Refurbishment and Improvement Schemes, Prepare CAD Drawings and Designs, Tender Submissions and Preparations of Specifications, Site Inspections and Contract Management. To be responsible for the network site repairs and capital projects of a region. To participate in the Club's future strategic development whilst providing the support and close working relationship with the operational and field managers to jointly ensure the sites are developed, maintained and operating at optimum efficiency. To work individually and within the wider team in developing and acquiring new: suppliers, products, contractors, innovative design, compliance and cost / energy saving systems to ensure the department is continually improving sites and services for the Club and end customer. Responsibilities: To agree ideas with all interested parties, particularly the Site Operations Department To have in-depth building construction knowledge To be aware of legislation and apply it To implement schemes and control works on site To prepare computer aided drawings for new developments and refurbishments of existing sites, from topographical surveys through to tender drawings To prepare drawings for submission to Planning Authorities and Building Control incorporating CDM Regulations where necessary In conjunction with design criteria, prepare written tender documents including details specification and budgetary costs Produce a package of Tender Documentation and drawings and analyse returned Tenders To accurately measure existing sites and buildings To transfer information onto a drawing To operate AutoCAD Software To visit site to assess the problem To apply technical knowledge to determine the problem To prepare reports and recommendations for remedial works Prepare Schedule of Conditions To appoint a suitable contractor in consultation with the Senior Regional Surveyor To arrange and attend site meetings To issue orders and site instructions to appointed contractors To inspect, approve and control works in progress and at completion To approve invoices for payment To assist the Senior Regional Surveyor and the Property and Development Manager with preparation of budgetary submissions To assist our internal clients with preparation of drawings and budgetary costings To work closely with Site Managers, Regional Support Managers, and Regional Managers in developing the camp sites to ensure health and safety, operational and commercial optimisation Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Malcolm Smith Contact Email: Telephone: Job Title: Regional Development Surveyor Department: Property and Development Location: Coventry Reports to: Senior Regional Development Surveyor Responsible for: Property and Development Administrator Salary: c £28K - £34k plus car/allowance
UCA Consulting 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
16 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Job Description The Client is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced client facing Senior Quantity Surveyor/Employer's Agent who approaches their profession with passion, ambition and enthusiasm. A rewarding career awaits a loyal, hard-working and trustworthy individual. Key Responsibilities Delivering Quantity Surveying and Employer's Agent services across the North West. Effectively interfacing with clients; building business relationships to provide commercial advantage. Provision of strategic cost advice; feasibility studies; cost planning; value engineering; procurement and contract strategy advice; risk and uncertainty management; project benchmarking; life cycle and whole life cost planning; tender preparation and analysis contract preparation, execution and administration (knowledge of both JCT and NEC3 desirable); post contract cost and change control; cash flow forecasting; project programming and planning final account settlement; project close out and review; project audits and fund monitoring/due diligence work. Ability to maintain safety awareness at sites and keep abreast of building regulations and design standards. Demonstrate first class organisational abilities when prioritising workloads. Display strong interpersonal abilities up to a senior management level. Assisting in the management of more junior members of the team, ensuring that they fulfill their potential. Provision of advice and input into practice fee and tender bids for professional services. Assisting with knowledge management and development in relation to Quantity Surveying and Project Management services to the differing disciplines within the practice. Undertaking the role of the Employers Agent. Professional Specification The ideal candidate will have the following attributes A relevant RICS accredited degree qualification. Current professional membership of the RICS (MRICS) pertaining to the QS and Construction Pathway. Constantly portray a professional image to colleagues, clients and other stakeholders in person and in all communications. Experience of working in both the Private and Public Sectors within various construction sectors. Knowledge of administering JCT contracts. Knowledge of administering NEC3 desirable but not essential. Excellent organisational skills and a proven ability to work within project time constraints. Excellent communication skills to be able to deal effectively with staff, the client team, contractors etc. Seeks and uses feedback to improve both your own and the practices performance. A willingness to work in reasonable excess of contracted hours when necessary to achieve deadlines. Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Malcolm Smith Contact Email: Telephone: Job Title Senior Quantity Surveyor Level Professional (MRICS) Work Location Manchester Line Management Reporting directly to Managing Partner
UCA Consulting 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
16 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Malcolm Smith Contact Email: Telephone: Job Title : Building Surveyor Level: Intermediate/Assistant Work Location : Manchester Line Management : Reporting directly to the Senior Building Surveyor Job Specification: The role involves the delivery of services to clients within agreed timescales and budgets and the management of key client relationships. The successful Building Surveyor is required to have a good working knowledge of Construction Management, Dilapidations, Building Surveys, Building Pathology, Party Wall matters, specification writing, tender/contract documentation preparation, Measured Surveys and AutoCAD to produce existing and proposed drawings. Salary: tbc Key Responsibilities: Delivering Building Surveying services across the North. Managing or taking a leading role in projects, from the earliest planning stage through to completion. Effectively interfacing with clients and building business relationships to provide commercial advantage. Liaising with fellow professionals and other members of the project team. Maintaining safety awareness on sites and keeping abreast of building regulations and design standards. Advising clients on schemes and projects, determining requirements including health and safety and the Equality Act. Demonstrating first class organisational abilities when prioritising workloads. Preparing scheme designs with costings, programme for completion and specification of works. Preparation of documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement. Carrying out feasibility studies. Assisting with knowledge management and development in relation to Building Surveying services to the differing disciplines within the practice. Professional Profile Specification The ideal candidate should have the following attributes A relevant RICS accredited degree qualification. Currently working towards the RICS APC pertaining to the Building Surveying Pathway. Constantly portray a professional image to colleagues, clients and other stakeholders in person and in all communications. Excellent organisational skills and a proven ability to work within project time constraints. Excellent communication skills to be able to deal effectively with staff, the client team, contractors etc. A good eye for both overall concepts and for detail. Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, drawings, and models. Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. Seeks and uses feedback to improve both your own and the practice's performance. Excellent IT skills are required, including Excel, Word and CAD.
UCA Consulting Aylesbury, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK
16 Apr, 2018
Full Time
My client is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered timber products. Operating from eight sites around the UK, its Timber Engineering business designs and manufactures Roof Trusses and Engineered Floors. Role An exciting opportunity has become available within the Design department for an individual to join a small vibrant team in an environment where staff are fully supported you be involved with the development of new systems, processes and products. Responsibilities Your technical ability to design must be complimented with a high level of salesmanship. A strong Customer Focus Meticulous organisational skills Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal Knowledge and experience of Building and Construction Knowledge and experience of Timber Engineering products and systems Knowledge and experience of relevant Design Software Essential Previous experience of working in a similar role, using Mitek or other engineered software. Results orientated Customer focussed with excellent customer service skills. Well-organised and able to work unsupervised and prioritise tasks. Good communication skills both written and verbal Excellent PC skills including experience of MS Office. Full driving licence and able to travel across the SE/South Midland Region. Benefits The fantastic benefits and rewards you can expect include: 25 days holiday per year, plus the opportunity to buy and sell up to an additional 5 days Fitness Discounts Eye care vouchers Cycle to work scheme Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme Life Assurance Cover Childcare Voucher Scheme Savings and discounts for employees and their families at over 900 retailers, restaurants and holiday companies Flexible Working Hours Enhanced maternity and paternity pay Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Malcolm Smith Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Construction Job Type: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (8.00am to 5.00pm) Location: Aylesbury Salary: Competitive
UCA Consulting Glastonbury, UK
16 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Designer - Timber Engineering, Glastonbury Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Sam Annis Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Construction Job Type: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (8.00am to 5.00pm). Location: Glastonbury Salary: Competitive The client is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered timber products. Operating from eight sites around the UK, its Timber Engineering business designs and manufactures Roof Trusses and Engineered Floors. Role Taking responsibility for producing detailed and accurate designs to meet customer and business requirements Responsibilities Interpret customer requirements and estimator quotations to provide appropriate, efficient, economical and professional designs within the timeframes provided by the Co-ordinator, ensuring targets are achieved and contractual obligations are fulfilled. b. Work within MBA to prepare and issue manufacturing details & supply schedules to the Design Co-ordinator. c. Liaise with customers and provide a knowledgeable service both in the office and on-site visits. d. Attend customer/site meetings as required, ensuring the company dress code is adhered to. Provide site measures as required. Essential The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a similar role ideally in Floor Design, using MiTek or other engineered software. You will be detail conscious, with the ability to ensure work is completely accurate and within time constraint, as well as being highly customer focussed. You will have good communications skills, with both customers and colleagues, alongside high levels of organisations, with the ability to work unsupervised. Previous experience of working in a multi-site environment is highly desirable. Benefits These include: Competitive salary 22 days holiday per year, increasing to 25 following one year's full service, plus 8 bank holidays. Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme Life Cover Childcare Voucher Scheme
UCA Consulting Glastonbury, UK
16 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Sam Annis Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Construction Job Type: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (8.00am to 5.00pm). Location: Glastonbury Salary: Competitive We are looking for a Truss and Joist Estimator to join our team. The role offers a great opportunity for someone with estimating experience to ensure detailed and accurate quotations and design. Role Taking responsibility for producing detailed and accurate designs to meet customer and business requirements Interpret customer requirements and prepare appropriate quotations within the timeframes provided by the Senior Estimator/Estimating Co-Ordinator, ensuring target margins are achieved and contractual obligations are fulfilled. Where appropriate, ensure company risk management policy is followed always. Ensure the company authority matrix is adhered too. Liaise with customers and provide a knowledgeable service both in the office and on-site visits. Attend customer/site meetings as required, ensuring the company dress code is adhered to Provide site measures as required. Provide any technical details that may be necessary, including preliminary designs. Generate enquiries from new and existing customers, follow up quotations and obtain. profitable orders on behalf of the company. Liaise with relevant internal staff/production teams etc. to ensure quotations take in consideration costs, targets and manufacturing capacity & capability Liaise with Sales Representative and follows up quotes when and if require. Attributes Essential · Previous experience of working in a similar role, using Mitek or other timber engineering software · Good Communication and customer service skills · Strong I.T skills including good knowledge in MS Word, Excel, Outlook etc and reviewing/managing digital drawing files · Results Orientated · Well-organised and systematic · Driving license preferred Benefits These include: Competitive salary 30 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays rising to 33 after 1 year's full service. Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme Life Cover Childcare Voucher Scheme
UCA Consulting Norwich, Norfolk, UK
15 Apr, 2018
Full Time
We are working with a consultancy based in Norwich who are seeking a Structural Engineer to join their tight knit team. The company formed just over five years ago but the team have been working together over a 40-year period. This team boasts an unrivalled track record for employee retention..... click apply for full job details