Site Engineer

August 23, 2017 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Site Engineer

A contract opportunity exists for an experienced hands-on Site Engineer to start ASAP on the civil/concrete aspects of a large reservoir project in the South of Wales. This is a good opportunity to work for a main contractor and be part of a great team.

Duties include:

  • Interpretation of the drawings
  • Setting out of the works
  • Implementing quality control
  • Management of staff and subcontractors
  • Ensuring Health and Safety compliance
  • Recording of daily activities
  • As built drawings

Requirements:

  • HND or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Prior Reinforced concrete experience
  • CSCS
  • First Aid

The successful candidate will not only benefit form working for this excellent contractor but will also benefit from working with Carmichael UK. We pay weekly, offer support with CSCS, PTS and Lucas tests, have a competitive referral scheme and retail discounts on our Hummingbird website.

Please apply now if you are interested!

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

CarmichaelUK is proud to have been named Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency 2017 at the Recruiter Awards

July Construction Starts Increase 6 Percent

August 22, 2017 | Construction News  |  Comments Off on July Construction Starts Increase 6 Percent

The value of new construction starts in July advanced 6% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $728.1 billion, it was reported by Dodge Data & Analytics.

Dodge Data & Analytics’ Sweets Reaches 100,000 Building Product Listing Milestone

August 22, 2017 | Construction News  |  Comments Off on Dodge Data & Analytics’ Sweets Reaches 100,000 Building Product Listing Milestone

Sweets, Dodge Data & Analytics' interactive building product database (http://sweets.construction.com/), now provides free access to updated metadata on over 100,000 products for AEC professionals researching, comparing, selecting, specifying, and installing commercial products.

Electrical Craftsperson (Shifts)

August 22, 2017 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Electrical Craftsperson (Shifts)

Electrical Craftsperson (Shifts)
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Permanent

Breedon Group plc is the largest independent construction materials group in the UK. They operate nearly 60 quarries, 26 asphalt plants, just under 200 ready-mixed concrete & mortar plants and three concrete block plants throughout England, Wales and Scotland, employing more than 2,100 people.

They are currently seeking an electrical craftsperson to be part of their maintenance team. The maintenance team plays a key role in their daily operations and major plant shutdown ensuring that they reliably supply quality cement to their customers.

The ideal candidate will be a time served or apprentice trained electrical/process control engineering craftsperson and possess an ONC/HNC or equivalent in electrical engineering. It is also essential you have electrical and process control experience in a heavy industrial environment.

Other requirements are as follows:

  • Multi-skilled engineering maintenance
  • 17th Edition Wiring regulation BS7671 certificate
  • PLC and VSD Experience (preferably Mitsubishi)
  • Good working knowledge of electrical LV isolation
  • Working knowledge and experience of medium/high voltage networks including switching methods and maintenance operations
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation systems e.g. control loops, measurement devices and process gas analysis equipment
  • Working knowledge of process gas analysis systems and techniques
  • Working knowledge of automatic laboratory sampling systems, typically Polysius Polab
  • Good understanding of electrical maintenance methods and techniques
  • Sound working knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Good working knowledge of the cement manufacturing process

You will be computer literate and analytical, with the ability to use your initiative to prioritise tasks. You will also be flexible as you will be required to work as part of a 24-hour multi-disciplined shift team. It would be an advantage if you have an IOSH Managing Safely qualification and Permit to Work authorised person training.

The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company's zero harm culture.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension and life assurance.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Electrical Craftsperson (Shifts)

August 22, 2017 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Electrical Craftsperson (Shifts)

Electrical Craftsperson (Shifts)
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Permanent

Breedon Group plc is the largest independent construction materials group in the UK. They operate nearly 60 quarries, 26 asphalt plants, just under 200 ready-mixed concrete & mortar plants and three concrete block plants throughout England, Wales and Scotland, employing more than 2,100 people.

They are currently seeking an electrical craftsperson to be part of their maintenance team. The maintenance team plays a key role in their daily operations and major plant shutdown ensuring that they reliably supply quality cement to their customers.

The ideal candidate will be a time served or apprentice trained electrical/process control engineering craftsperson and possess an ONC/HNC or equivalent in electrical engineering. It is also essential you have electrical and process control experience in a heavy industrial environment.

Other requirements are as follows:

  • Multi-skilled engineering maintenance
  • 17th Edition Wiring regulation BS7671 certificate
  • PLC and VSD Experience (preferably Mitsubishi)
  • Good working knowledge of electrical LV isolation
  • Working knowledge and experience of medium/high voltage networks including switching methods and maintenance operations
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation systems e.g. control loops, measurement devices and process gas analysis equipment
  • Working knowledge of process gas analysis systems and techniques
  • Working knowledge of automatic laboratory sampling systems, typically Polysius Polab
  • Good understanding of electrical maintenance methods and techniques
  • Sound working knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Good working knowledge of the cement manufacturing process

You will be computer literate and analytical, with the ability to use your initiative to prioritise tasks. You will also be flexible as you will be required to work as part of a 24-hour multi-disciplined shift team. It would be an advantage if you have an IOSH Managing Safely qualification and Permit to Work authorised person training.

The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company's zero harm culture.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension and life assurance.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

August 22, 2017 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Location: Loughton, Essex


Kier Construction London are looking to recruit a Communications Coordinator to support the Communications Business Partner and to co-ordinate communications both internally and externally, ensuring consistency of message and brand protection.


Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Communications Business Partner (CBP) in the delivery of Kier Construction London's communication plan.
  • Ensure that all communications, internal and external, adhere to brand, style and messaging guidelines and represent Kier values.
  • Prepare and circulate basic Kier Construction London (KCL) Newsflashes and provide a support function to the CBP in the preparation and circulation of more in depth Newsflashes and the Company Newsletter.
  • Responsible for coordination of all photography needs including project completion, site events and corporate events.
  • Assist in the preparation of large presentations.
  • Prepare and circulate KCL's contributions to various Kier social media channels.
  • Prepare, monitor and maintain an up to date Communications Calendar.
  • Responsible for Hard Hat Media TV screens on site - prepare and upload material. Coordination of screens moving from site when project is completed.
  • Responsible for Kier Connect boards on sites (purchasing, sending material, liaising with sites).
  • Responsible for collating new starter information for monthly Comms profiles for Newsflash
  • Update Contract awards monthly, info source and create monthly newsflash with this information.
  • Provide Business Development support by sourcing material for Project Completion Case Studies, liaising with team when booking completion photography (discuss important parts of build for future tenders) and distribute photos to team once received.
  • Provide general Communication support to all staff by providing essential templates (site newsletters, departmental booklets etc.) and all other communications as required on time and to brand.
  • Work alongside different levels of seniority and departments to help create Comms to best suit their material/message.
  • Events management - assisting to arrange all aspects (catering, photography, gifts, attendee directories) for topping outs, ground breakings, project launches etc.
  • Liaise with the CBP in respect of external articles and press coverage. Source relevant material as and when needed.
  • Assist in the collation of information for the production of Awards entries.
  • Provide general admin and assistant support (taking calls, calendar entries etc.) to the CBP as and when needed.
  • Work as a collaborative member of the Kier Construction London team, facilitating the sharing of knowledge and best practice across the business.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Educated to a Degree level in relevant discipline such as communication, marketing, media, journalism or a related discipline would be an advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail is essential.
  • Experience gained working as part of a Corporate Communications or Marketing team in a significant-sized business.
  • Experience should include responsibility for obtaining and collating information prior to producing documents and/or other materials within brand and style guidelines
  • First class communications skills (written and oral) plus an aptitude for document layout and graphic design are essential.
  • Advanced InDesign skills
  • Knowledge of Oracle software system and Photoshop
  • Must be confident, outgoing and personable but with the tenacity required to obtain the necessary information from busy colleagues.
  • Knowledge of social media and non-printed forms of communication is essential.
  • Should have excellent time management skills and be comfortable in meeting regular deadlines.
  • Needs to be fully conversant with Microsoft Office products including Word Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Knowledge of publishing tools such as Adobe InDesign, Acrobat and Photoshop would be an advantage.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let's shape your world together.

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