We are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading UK Civil Engineering company, where a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Sub Agent to work on a long term contract in Fife.
The candidate must have strong commercial as well as engineering expertise. The role is the first in line for project cost controls as well as being responsible for on site management and personnel control.
Responsible for the management of small value construction sites, or assistant to Project Manager on larger value schemes in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.
Knowledge and Experience:
- Considerable experience in Civil Engineering. - Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme & risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting. - Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering. - MUST have specific Scottish Power experience and tickets.
- Degree in Civil Engineering / HNC or equivalent in civil engineering as a minimum. - Working towards I Eng AMICE preferred. - CSCS mandatory. - SMSTS mandatory - NEBOSH or IOSH. - Temporary Works Co-ordinator.
- Excellent communication, people and team management skills. - Able to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion. - Demonstrate the right behaviours and lead the team to ensure the culture is in line with our company values. - Ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance.
If you feel you have the skills, drive and ambition to succeed, please send a copy of your CV to them immediately.
Building Inspector (Construction, CIOB, Property) BLUB11116 Edinburgh / West Lothian £26,012 - £30,602 depending on experience, plus company car and allowances associated with working from home.
Our client is a non-profit distributing company and is the leading warranty and insurance provider and standards setter for UK house-building for new and newly converted homes. It reinvests all income in achieving its primary purpose; improving quality in housebuilding to protect homeowners.
An excellent opportunity have now arisen for a Building Inspector to join our client to cover the Edinburgh/West Lothian area.
As Building Inspector, you will be responsible for assisting in improving the quality of new homes by ensuring compliance with company Standards, Building Regulations and associated legislation by inspection of homes under construction and/or conversion. You will work with site personnel to develop good customer relations and promote the objectives and services of the Company.
Whilst contributing to the inspection of other developments, you will plan inspection visits to sites and will provide technical advice and guidance on construction and/or conversion. You will inspect homes at key stages of construction and/or conversion in response to requests from builders and will record and report results of inspections to builders and their representatives.
In addition, you will manage relationships with customers to improve the standard of build and will liaise with technical staff to determine the most effective method of managing risk. You will also assess and report on the technical competence of builders applying for Registration.
The successful candidate will be qualified to a minimum HNC/HND or (S)NVQ Level 4 in a construction related discipline and will have relevant construction industry experience. An associate/technical membership of an appropriate recognised professional institute, ideally the Chartered Institute of Building or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, would be beneficial.
You should have extensive experience of the inspection of new homes, ideally within a supervisory/management/regulatory role, and will have the ability to make pragmatic and valued decisions. You will be able to work with the minimum of supervision in line with established policies and procedures and will have good communication and interpersonal skills and will be able to prepare detailed inspection reports.
Due to the nature of this role, a full UK driving licence is essential.
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