Trainee Reliability and Maintenance Engineer

January 28, 2022 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Trainee Reliability and Maintenance Engineer

Trainee Reliability and Maintenance Engineer

Hope Cement Works, Derbyshire

Full-time, permanent position: competitive salary, pension and life assurance

Role overview

Breedon has an exciting development opportunity for the right person to join our welcoming Reliability & Maintenance team as a Trainee Engineer. This role would suit either a mechanical engineering graduate OR an experienced technician who is looking to advance to an engineering position.

The role sits within our Hope Works Cement plant in the Peak District. We are the largest cement manufacturer in the country, with a capacity to produce around 1.5 million tonnes of cement every year, about 15% of the nation's total production. First constructed in 1929, the plant sits in the heart of the Peak District, employing 200 people at our site and using local materials to contribute around £60 million each year to the local economy. Our total employee population is around 3000 people, and we are distributed all over the UK and Ireland. We employ a wide and diverse range of people, from junior technicians and graduate trainees to highly experienced scientists and engineers. We are committed to investing in the development of our people and identifying new talent.

The successful candidate would start with us at Hope Cement Works in summer 2022. Working within our highly experience Reliability & Maintenance team you would gain an in-depth knowledge of our operation, whilst having the time to gain experience in various engineering roles within the team via a structured development program that will ultimately enable you to professionally develop with confidence to Incorporated and Chartered Engineer's level.

You will learn how to maintain and master reliability of a diverse range of heavy engineering equipment such as Crushers, Grinding Mills, Process Fans, filters, kilns, Coolers, conveyors, pneumatic conveying systems, silos & road /rail loading facilities.

The structured trainee engineers' program will allow you to develop in a wide range of disciplines such as: technical plant inspection, engineer planning, project management, financial control, execution of plant shutdowns, site engineering & management. You will also be tasked to investigate issues, generate solutions, resolutions and promote a culture of continuous improvement within our operations and maintenance teams. All these skills are used to maintain our plant's reliability & optimum performance. Our process is a 24/7 operation and sound maintenance & reliability philosophies are an essential link to ensuring operational standards remain consistently high, that downtime is minimised, and efficiency is maximised.

You will have the following attributes:

  • Highly motivated, with a passion for learning and an ability to innovate
  • Aspiration to be a leader or specialist within an engineering environment
  • A strong and effective communicator
  • A high degree of skill within the Microsoft Office tool set, in particular Excel
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Possess a flexible can-do attitude
  • Cares about people and is a team player

You will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Be a mechanical engineering graduate OR an experienced technician who is looking to advance to an engineering position
  • Safety culture awareness - take responsibility for your own safety and that of colleagues and business partners
  • Ability to take ownership for your own professional development, willing to fill gaps in your own knowledge and experience through taking a proactive approach to learning and seeking information from within and outside the company
  • An ability to develop knowledge and skills in the preparation of any challenges posed
  • A capacity to build a working knowledge of our maintenance & reliability systems and strategies for implementation

Who are we looking for?

Someone who is graduating in the summer of 2022 with Engineering Degree.

Or someone with an Advanced apprenticeship qualified with 3- 5 years' experience, has or looking to complete a distance learning Engineering Degree.

After 3-5 years of training (dependent on candidate progression) the role will eventually lead to you becoming a valued part of the team holding an engineering position as part of our long-term succession planning.

About us

Breedon is a leading construction materials group in Great Britain and Ireland. We produce cement, aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete, Welsh slate and specialist concrete and clay products, and offer a range of contracting services.

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.

Facilities at Hope include free parking, golf course, fishing and sailing lakes, on site gym, and a subsidised canteen. 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 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.

Toolmaker

January 28, 2022 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Toolmaker

Catfoss Recruitment Ltd are currently in partnership with a globally respected R&D company and due to continued business growth are looking to recruit an ambitious and motivated Toolmaker (Model Maker / Fitter) to work as part of a determined and professional team, fitting and assembling models and fixtures for R&D. The ideal candidate will be a team player and a confident individual with a positive and loyal attitude.

Typical projects include producing scaled-down models, comprising over 100 parts, which are assembled together and used as highly accurate forces/pressures measuring devices within R&D testing facilities.

As a Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker/Fitter) your main responsibilities will include:

* Carry out all aspects of fitting activity (hand working surfaces to remove machine marks, blending component joint lines to remove steps/gaps, fitting precision components and assembling models, installing pressure tubing) as directed by the Fitting Section TL and/or Leading Hand.
* Monitor the serviceability of Fitting Section machines, equipment and tooling, and report potential problems to the Fitting Section TL.
* When on shifts, ensure a safe and timely handover of the work in progress to the incoming shift and TL, ensuring that adequate notes and technical advice are available.
* Make recommendations for process improvement in Fitting techniques, where appropriate, to the Fitting Section TL.
* Observe Company Quality Standards and Health and Safety procedures.
* Undertake additional metal model making as requested by the Fitting Section Team Leader or MMC Team Leader, from time to time.

Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker) Essential skills
* A time served, fully skilled engineer/toolmaker in the role of a metal model maker.
* Solid understanding (at least foundation level) of other MMC skills such as EDM wiring and plunge, turning, jig boring, grinding and CNC machining.
* Loyal, able to trust and directly support direct supervisors and line management.
* Experienced in the effective and efficient bench fitting of components, sub-assemblies and assemblies.
* Self-motivated and keen to develop engineering skills to full potential.

Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker) Desirable skills
* Flexible and positive attitude, willing to go the extra mile to ensure deadlines are met.
* High attention to detail.
* Drive and commitment to improve own skills, and be receptive to new ideas and ways of working.
* Can-do attitude to overcoming technical problems as soon as they arise.

The successful candidate must satisfy security clearance requirements - including the last 5 years continual UK residency.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be part of a successful and established precision manufacturing team operating in a world-class facility. In return, we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

* Salary
We offer competitive salaries for a basic 38 hour working week, with an aim to attract talented people with the skills and enthusiasm to help us succeed. Future salary growth is linked to performance and contribution. Generous shift and overtime premiums are offered when required.
* Pension & Life Assurance
Company matched contributions to a nominated personal pension scheme. Life assurance cover from first day of employment.
* Private Medical Insurance
Free to all employees and cover can be extended to family.
* Holiday
26 days annual leave, increasing to 29 days with longer service; in addition to Bank/Public Holidays.
* Car Parking
There is ample free, and secure, car parking on site

Please Apply ASAP

Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker) previous suitable job titles: Toolmaker, Model Maker, Mechanical Fitter, Precision Engineer, Precision Technician, CNC Machinist, Mechanical Craftsperson, Patternmaker, Pattern Maker

Toolmaker

January 28, 2022 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Toolmaker

Catfoss Recruitment Ltd are currently in partnership with a globally respected R&D company and due to continued business growth are looking to recruit an ambitious and motivated Toolmaker (Model Maker / Fitter) to work as part of a determined and professional team, fitting and assembling models and fixtures for R&D. The ideal candidate will be a team player and a confident individual with a positive and loyal attitude.

Typical projects include producing scaled-down models, comprising over 100 parts, which are assembled together and used as highly accurate forces/pressures measuring devices within R&D testing facilities.

As a Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker/Fitter) your main responsibilities will include:

* Carry out all aspects of fitting activity (hand working surfaces to remove machine marks, blending component joint lines to remove steps/gaps, fitting precision components and assembling models, installing pressure tubing) as directed by the Fitting Section TL and/or Leading Hand.
* Monitor the serviceability of Fitting Section machines, equipment and tooling, and report potential problems to the Fitting Section TL.
* When on shifts, ensure a safe and timely handover of the work in progress to the incoming shift and TL, ensuring that adequate notes and technical advice are available.
* Make recommendations for process improvement in Fitting techniques, where appropriate, to the Fitting Section TL.
* Observe Company Quality Standards and Health and Safety procedures.
* Undertake additional metal model making as requested by the Fitting Section Team Leader or MMC Team Leader, from time to time.

Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker) Essential skills
* A time served, fully skilled engineer/toolmaker in the role of a metal model maker.
* Solid understanding (at least foundation level) of other MMC skills such as EDM wiring and plunge, turning, jig boring, grinding and CNC machining.
* Loyal, able to trust and directly support direct supervisors and line management.
* Experienced in the effective and efficient bench fitting of components, sub-assemblies and assemblies.
* Self-motivated and keen to develop engineering skills to full potential.

Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker) Desirable skills
* Flexible and positive attitude, willing to go the extra mile to ensure deadlines are met.
* High attention to detail.
* Drive and commitment to improve own skills, and be receptive to new ideas and ways of working.
* Can-do attitude to overcoming technical problems as soon as they arise.

The successful candidate must satisfy security clearance requirements - including the last 5 years continual UK residency.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be part of a successful and established precision manufacturing team operating in a world-class facility. In return, we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

* Salary
We offer competitive salaries for a basic 38 hour working week, with an aim to attract talented people with the skills and enthusiasm to help us succeed. Future salary growth is linked to performance and contribution. Generous shift and overtime premiums are offered when required.
* Pension & Life Assurance
Company matched contributions to a nominated personal pension scheme. Life assurance cover from first day of employment.
* Private Medical Insurance
Free to all employees and cover can be extended to family.
* Holiday
26 days annual leave, increasing to 29 days with longer service; in addition to Bank/Public Holidays.
* Car Parking
There is ample free, and secure, car parking on site

Please Apply ASAP

Toolmaker (Metal Model Maker) previous suitable job titles: Toolmaker, Model Maker, Mechanical Fitter, Precision Engineer, Precision Technician, CNC Machinist, Mechanical Craftsperson, Patternmaker, Pattern Maker

Senior Quantity Surveyor

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At Kier we believe that - wherever we can, whether office or site-based - we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility - We'll do our best to support you.

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: This is an agile role where you will be working on projects for our Aylesford or Crawley office with home working available and some travel to other offices and sites
Business area: Kier Construction - London, Southern and Strategic Projects
Contract: Permanent, full time, 40 hours per week.

Benefits: You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, .

Looking to make the next step in your career?

You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We're one of the UK's leading names in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure - inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors - and wherever you join us, you'll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country's most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services.

Kier Construction are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to lead specific projects based out of our Aylesford or Crawley office. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects from Education to commercial, healthcare, leisure, public sector and more!

Key Responsibilities

Working alongside the project delivery team, you will ensure the contractual control and cost management of projects across different sectors. You will have exposure to the full project lifecycle with involvement across pre-construction through to project delivery. As the successful applicant, you will manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement and be involved with the final account negotiation to ensure the best possible outcome. We are looking for a candidate who has the ability to assess contract risk and work with the delivery team to develop and manage mitigation plans.

What do we need from you?

Ideally you will have experience from a similar role within the construction industry. You'll be proficient in the use of MS Office, particularly Excel. You will be degree qualified and able to demonstrate strong communication and organisational abilities.

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing .

Closing Date: 27/02/2022

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Recruitment agencies - we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. The recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL should we require assistance. For further information, visit our .

Senior Quantity Surveyor

January 28, 2022 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Senior Quantity Surveyor

At Kier we believe that - wherever we can, whether office or site-based - we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility - We'll do our best to support you.

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: This is an agile role where you will be working on projects for our Aylesford or Crawley office with home working available and some travel to other offices and sites
Business area: Kier Construction - London, Southern and Strategic Projects
Contract: Permanent, full time, 40 hours per week.

Benefits: You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, .

Looking to make the next step in your career?

You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We're one of the UK's leading names in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure - inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors - and wherever you join us, you'll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country's most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services.

Kier Construction are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to lead specific projects based out of our Aylesford or Crawley office. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects from Education to commercial, healthcare, leisure, public sector and more!

Key Responsibilities

Working alongside the project delivery team, you will ensure the contractual control and cost management of projects across different sectors. You will have exposure to the full project lifecycle with involvement across pre-construction through to project delivery. As the successful applicant, you will manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement and be involved with the final account negotiation to ensure the best possible outcome. We are looking for a candidate who has the ability to assess contract risk and work with the delivery team to develop and manage mitigation plans.

What do we need from you?

Ideally you will have experience from a similar role within the construction industry. You'll be proficient in the use of MS Office, particularly Excel. You will be degree qualified and able to demonstrate strong communication and organisational abilities.

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing .

Closing Date: 27/02/2022

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Recruitment agencies - we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. The recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL should we require assistance. For further information, visit our .

Field Service Engineer

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Field Service Engineer

£35,000 - £40,000 Basic + Overtime (OTE £50,000+) + Vehicle + Extensive Training + Technical Progression + Door to Door Pay + Pension + Package

Milton Keynes / Luton / Watford

Are you an electrical or mechanical bias engineer looking to work for a leading company within the green energy sector where you can technically increase your knowledge and skill set? A fantastic opportunity on offer to become a technical specialist in a varied & thriving industry. Earn a good package whilst consistently training & progressing into more senior positions. This company are heavily involved in the UK's transition to a net zero economy.

This energy company's aim is to be a specialist provider of a green energy supply to their customers. To help provide low carbon solutions for their businesses. With a continuously growing client portfolio this is a brilliant chance to transition into a successful industry. They believe in their staff; they believe in development and are also keen to progress from within.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Service, maintenance, and breakdowns
  • Working on CHP and renewable energy systems
  • Electrical fault finding and repairs (three phase, drives, motors, PLC)
  • Customer facing role
  • Monday to Friday covering Milton Keynes, Luton, Watford territory



Background Required:

  • Experience on electrical systems (3 phase, control panels, PLC's)
  • Experience as a Service Engineer/ Maintenance Engineer/ Marine Engineer
  • Electrical qualifications or time served (NVQ, HNC or equivalent)



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