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.

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.

Civil Working Foreman

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 also undertake Main Contract, Industrial and Agricultural Projects for which several Groundwork / Civils squads are carried. 

Due to the growth and expansion of the business we are recruiting a Civil Working Foreman to join our busy teams working UK Wide.

Our construction projects vary from main contract to commercial units and agricultural buildings.

As a key member of the construction team you will be required to work within a team and undertake a wide variety of construction projects.

Experience as a working foreman is essential, working with a groundworks civils squad, ideally with experience working on various projects including agricultural.

You must also have an in-date SMSTS/SSSTS/CSCS with First Aid being desirable.

Reporting to the Construction Manager and Project Managers,  you will be responsible for:

  • Plan the resources required in line with the site programme to ensure targets are met and monitor health and safety, ensuring all operatives are wearing the correct PPE.
  • Carry out site inductions, tool box talks, check certificates.
  • Understand the Company Health and Safety Policy and ensure that it is brought to the attention of all employees.
  • Supervise various trades and subcontractors.
  • Be involved with the construction of commercial and agricultural projects.
  • Various groundworks including the setting of levels and excavations, concreting works including slabs, foundations, formation works, drainage and reinforcement.
  • Larger projects may require coordinating and interfacing with other works such as steel erecting and cladding.
  • Expected to be aware and raise alarm at the presence of dangers on site and adhere to strict health and safety regulations.

Qualifications / Experience 

SMSTS/ SSSTS, CSCS and CPCS operating licenses preferred (although training will be given).

Experience of carrying out the role with civils contractors / construction companies.

Competencies

  • Leadership
  • High levels of self-motivation
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Approachability
  • Peer relationships
  • Action oriented
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Personal Learning
  • Team Working
  • Initiative

Applications can be made via the BHC Job Enquiry Form. 

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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