Working with BHC

BHC Ltd. is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies, supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland.

We are always on the lookout for talented, driven people who are dedicated to continuing the success of BHC.

Have you got what it takes?

Our current vacancies are listed below – and also on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Maintenance Engineer

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction Companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland.

We have an opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join the company to assist with the efficient and effective management for the day running of the Manufacturing Facility.

You will be responsible for :-

  • Ensuring that the facilities, layout and machinery used to produce new and existing materials and goods run to their maximum efficiency and output.
  • Total preventative maintenance, managing breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and robotic equipment (including software programming).
  • People management and budgetary/cost reporting.

You will report to the Production & Works Manager.

Duties include but are not limited to:-

  • An ability to work well under pressure
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Relevant technical knowledge
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Efficiency and organisation
  • Teamworking skills
  • Shift working and overtime as required
  • Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
  • Carrying out routine scheduled maintenance work and responding to equipment faults
  • Diagnosing breakdown problems
  • Fitting new parts and making sure equipment is working correctly
  • Carrying out quality inspections on jobs
  • Arranging specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components
  • Controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment
  • Monitoring and controlling maintenance costs
  • Dealing with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Improving health and safety policies and procedures
  • Working with specialist equipment, such as CNC Saw, Drilling & Plasma Equipment.
  • Make sure risk assessments are carried out individually and departmentally.
  • Ensure that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensuring there is continuous cover of the machinery and equipment in case of breakdowns.

Job Location:- Carnwath, South Lanarkshire.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Assistant Architect Technician

The expanding architectural department seek a candidate who is keen to assist with an increased and challenging workload. Our growing portfolio inherits the opportunity to develop design with statutory understanding in an environment integral with fabrication and construction team members.

Applicant characteristics will demonstrate a self-motivated proactive team player who can work well on their own, provide synergy between numerous and varied members in an organisation that encourages innovative solutions key to the delivery of client expectations.

The role predominately encompasses the production of:-

  • Feasibility Schemes
  • Planning Applications
  • Building Warrants
  • Construction Information

Aptitude that the candidate will possess include:-

  • Revit & AutoCAD applications (Full Autodesk Suite understanding will be an advantage)
  • Good IT skills with all Microsoft programs and ability to pick up new software quickly.
  • Understanding of building processes, sequencing an associated interface detailing.
  • Hard working team player with good communication skills.
  • Ability to recognise improvement and meet deadlines.
  • Awareness of statutory building procedures.

Job Location:- Carnwath, South Lanarkshire.

Knowledge and previous use of other CAD software will be beneficial particularly if you possess experience and the abilities linked to visualisation with computer aided rendering and animation.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Site Manager

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland. Due to continuous expansion, we are seeking a Site Manager to work on up and coming project throughout the UK. The Site Manager will report directly to the Project Manager on all matters relating to the day to day running of the site.

Your key activities will include but not limited to: –

  • Ensuring that the project target dates and critical path are maintained.
  • Effectively monitoring and controlling work flows, staff resources, plant, material & call off schedules.
  • Take ownership of agreed construction programmes at pre-start meetings and assist the Project Manager in accepting and checking the full construction package information being handed by Quantity Surveyors / Design Manager / Project Managers / Senior Management Team.
  • Timely production of accurate reports on progress for circulation to clients and internal teams as and when required.
  • Liaise and communicate with other contractors on appropriate issues to ensure a consistency with communication and the speedy resolution of any issues.
  • Responsible accurate record keeping of quality control documents and ensure that additional works are requested in a timely manner and agreed with the client. Ensuring site based prelims are kept to a minimum.
  • Management of sub-contractors so as to maximise contract performance against KPI’s, minimise default notices and penalties and to ensure high levels of customer service.
  • Monitor Health & Safety and amend/comile all necessary documentation.
  • Great leadership, time management and communication skills, as well as the ability to motivate a team.

Your qualifications and experiences should be: –

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing projects
  • Significant experience over a range of engineering topics. Ideally to include construction management experience.
  • CSCS Card at Site Manager Level.
  • Valid First Aid at Work Certificate.
  • Valid SMSTS Training Certificate.

Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages and able to pick up new software quickly.

Candidate must be willing to travel to sites throughout the UK and stay away from home when required.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Workshop Operatives

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland. 

We currently have various vacancies within our Workshop including;

  • CNC Operative
  • Trainee CNC Operative
  • Structural Fabricators
  • Welders
  • Industrial Spray Painters
  • Loaders
  • Material Handlers
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Yardsmen
  • Gantry Crane Operative

When applying please state which job you would like to apply for.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Mobile Crane Driver

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland. 

Due to our continuous expansion, we currently have a permanent position for a mobile crane driver, preferably we will be looking for the candidate to have the following:

  • Class C License
  • CPCS Mobile Crane
  • Experience of working with steel and concrete
  • Work to and adhere to the lift plan and RAMS

Working will be UK wide, willing to travel and from time to time stay away from home. Excellent career progression available within the company.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Construction Programmer/ Planner

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland. 

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland.

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Construction Programmer/Planner to centralise all of the company’s project & labour plans.

Duties of the Programmer include:

  • Develop Construction/Tender Programs.
  • Conduct site visits and look through the works and drawings when required.
  • Review contractor schedules and schedule risk analysis.
  • Produce progress/program reports in conjunction with Project & Construction Managers.

Requirements of the role:

  • Operational experience together with previous significant experience of planning within the construction and steel industry.
  • Master programming – design, procurement, pre-commencement, construction, commissioning and production of design schedules.
  • Knowledge of project planning processes and the project life-cycle.
  • Knowledge of the procurement processes necessary for designing and building commercial projects.

Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages including Microsoft Projects or similar version and the ability to pick up new software quickly.

Job Location – Carnwath, South Lanarkshire (Site Visits as required).

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

2018 Graduate Design Engineer

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland.

Working as a structural engineer for a steelwork contractor offers an exciting, challenging and rewarding career, allowing you to develop the knowledge and skills to become a specialist in structural steelwork.

As a Design Engineer your role will include: –

  • Structural Frame Design.
  • Connection Design.
  • Value Engineering.

Other skills required: –

  • Good communication skills.
  • Hardworking team player.
  • Good IT skills with the ability to pick up on new software quickly.
  • Understanding of Structural Design.

BHC are committed to helping you progress by giving you real responsibility and influence from the start. When you join BHC you will be mentored by experienced design engineers, learning from them whilst bringing your own ideas and making an impact. You will gain exposure to design and build projects enabling you to achieve objectives for IStructE or ICE. We will help you work towards full chartership and encourage career progression.

Applications can be made via the BHC Job Enquiry Form. 

Trainee Estimator

BHC is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies within the UK and Ireland.

Due to continuous expansion, the opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Estimator within our Estimating department (steel/construction).

There will be a mix of in house and external training provided to develop your skills which will include various software packages.

Estimators form an integral part of the commercial team and their role is often wide and varied as each project often holds a different challenge.

Duties of the Trainee Estimator include: – 

  • Review drawings, specifications and determine any unusual requirements that may apply to the project or sub contract items that may form part of the required scope.
  • Co-ordination of various sub-contract packages if applicable.
  • Discussion with client pre-tender where required.
  • Prepare a schedule of quantities or ‘Take Off’ for the steelwork, allocating material and labour costs specific to a particular project.
  • The ability to interpret the information received and communicate with the clients or colleagues is paramount.
  • On contract award relay relevant information such as contract information including specifications, cost build-ups, programme, potential risks and contractual issues to our internal team responsible for constructing the project.

Experience and qualifications:

  • Preferably the successful applicant will be educated to degree/HNC/HND level in a construction based subject.
  • Ideally will have experience using AutoCAD software and experience using BIM.
  • Individuals are required to be self-motivated, determined and have strong mathematical capabilities.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages and the ability to pick up new software quickly.

Job location – Carnwath.

Applications can be made via the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

Main Contract / Civils Estimator

BHC are an established contractor who have various divisions within their Company Group.

Our long established Main Contract works division successfully uses the varied in-house resources of the group to offer clients a single point of contact for their project requirements whether it be traditional contracting, design and build or full turn key developments.

Due to continuous expansion we are seeking an Estimator with a Civils/Building background to join our Main Contract estimating team.

Your Key Activities will include but not limited to: –

  • Responsible for the preparation and subsequent negotiation of Tender submissions for Civil/Building projects.
  • Examine incoming tenders and review contract potential.
  • Measuring & ‘Quantity Take-Off’ from drawings.
  • Producing Bills of Quantities.
  • Sourcing pre-project information and analysing sub-contractor quotations, agreements & enquiries.
  • Build up tender price from first principles based on the scope of works, plans, specification & programme.
  • Cost planning.
  • Produce tender report in preparation for tender adjudication.
  • Attend pre & post contract interviews, client meetings etc.
  • Collect and distribution of feedback.
  • Investigate cost effective and/or alternative solutions.
  • Input data entry onto estimating software.
  • Comply with BHC Ltd procedures.
  • Maintain awareness of latest techniques.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as required from time to time.

Required Experience:-

Your qualifications and experience should be:

  • Ideally with 5 years or more of proven estimating experience with large Civils or Main Contract Companies.
  • An HNC or degree in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering. Not critical for an experienced estimator.
  • Experienced with various Forms of Contract, such as JCT and NEC, relevant Civils/Building works as well as various methods of measuring including SMM7 & NRM2.
  • Experience in Design & Build as well as other standard construction types of construction work.
  • A team player who is a confident communicator with all members of staff.
  • You must have excellent interpersonal skills; maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers and have a personable character.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to adhere to strict deadlines on a daily & weekly basis.
  • Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Ideally with experience in the use Microsoft Project or other project programming software.
  • Estimating software experience preferably Causeway.
  • Site experience advantageous.

Job location – Carnwath with some site visits.

Applications to be made via the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

Project Manager

BHC Ltd. is one of the UK’s leading construction companies supplying new building projects all over the UK and Ireland.

Due to continuous expansion, we are seeking a Project Manager to work on up and coming projects throughout the UK.

Objective

The Project Manager will be overseeing the whole project from ground up and will have overall responsibility for all activities on site.

To be considered for the role you must have:

  • A good track record of project management delivery within the Construction Industry .
  • Engineering Graduate calibre.
  • Excellent appreciation of project organisational constraints.
  • Excellent commercial awareness.
  • Great leadership, time management and communication skills, as well as the ability to motivate a team.
  • Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages and be able to pick up new software quickly.

Candidate must be willing to stay away from home when required.

Send applications via the BHC Job Enquiry Form below.

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