Job Opportunity: Platers – Vacancy Fulfilled

Platers

We currently have a vacancy for Platers within our fabrication facility.

The desired personnel will have the following experience:

  • Experience in a structural steel environment.
  • Have a clear understanding of detailed drawings.
  • Be able to work in a team and in a timeous manner.
  • Mig/Mag welding experience is essential.

Excellent career progression available within the company.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located on the recruitment page.

Job Opportunity – Paint Shop Foreman – Vacancy Fulfilled

Paint Shop Foreman

Due to continuous expansion we are seeking a Foreman to work in our Paint Shop.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To liaise daily with management on workload and targets.
  • To ensure regular maintenance is always carried out on all equipment.
  • To allocate coating jobs to their team.
  • To ensure that all Coatings Operatives apply materials in accordance with the standard methods/ procedures.
  • To maintain an acceptable standard of cleanliness / housekeeping.
  • To communicate effectively with and maintain working relationships.
  • Ensure scanning of work is carried out correctly and efficiently.
  • Monitor and implement correct usage of PPE.
  • Set up work schedule in advance of teams daily start time.
  • Mentoring of trainees and apprentices to suit company methods.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Supervising and mentoring skills are required.
  • Must be able to effectively plan the workload of the team on both day shift and night shift and liaise effectively with other departments in order to achieve customer delivery requirements.
  • The job requires an individual who can cascade information effectively to their team and meet targets and deadlines set.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Protective Coatings.

Job Opportunity – Mechanic/Fitter – Vacancy Fulfilled

Mechanic

An opportunity has arisen for an experience Mechanic/Fitter to join our team at Carnwath to help maintain an expanding fleet of construction machinery for use throughout the UK. The successful candidate will mainly be based at Carnwath, although they will be required to carry out work on site from time to time.

Job Description

Working within a team to ensure all vehicles and plant are maintained and serviced in accordance with the manufacturers requirements. To carry out servicing and repairs to all of our company plant, which would entail working on the following types of machines, telehandlers, MEWPS, mobile cranes, trombone, standard lorry trailers and all other types of construction based plant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Servicing, repairs and inspections to vehicles and plant.

Attributes:

  • Experience with plant and construction equipment, ability to work on their own initiative.
  • The ability to fault find within the electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems will be an advantage.
  • Job commitment.
  • Punctuality.
  • Clear communication skills, and the ability to use their own initiative to order parts etc.
  • Level 3 and time served in heavy plant.
  • Experience of working with construction and agricultural equipment will be an advantage.
  • Qualification in 6 Weekly Checks also advantageous.

Salary negotiable for the right candidate. Company offers good working conditions, company pension scheme and attractive holidays.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

Job Opportunity: Paint Shop Manager – Vacancy Fulfilled

 Paint Shop Manager

BHC require a Paint Shop Manager to oversee the day-today running of the Paint shop.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the daily management of all labour resources within the paint shop and loading area.
  • To ensure all scheduled maintenance is carried out on all paint plant.
  • To identify training needs and arrange approved training as necessary.
  • To attend daily management briefings.
  • To ensure customer specifications are reviewed and achieved.
  • To ensure all quality and environmental procedures are adhered to.
  • To liaise with internal / external suppliers.
  • To maintain an acceptable standard of cleanliness / housekeeping by conducting daily audits.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Organisation, Planning and Management skills are required.
  • Must be able to effectively plan the workload of the team for both day shift and night shift and liaise effectively with other departments in order to achieve customer delivery requirements.
  • The job requires an individual who can cascade information effectively to their team to meet targets and deadlines set.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Application Form located at the bottom of the Recruitment page.

Job Opportunity: Residential Site Manager

Residential Site Manager

We are seeking an experienced Site Manager with a Residential background to build housing projects in the local area.

The Site Manager must have experience delivering residential developments of a similar scale, with a strong background in the housing sector.

Your key activities will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring the project meets build programs and schedules with any problems being dealt with quickly and effectively.
  • Managing directly employed labour whilst onsite to ensure they have a full understanding of the programme dates.
  • Effectively monitoring and controlling work flows, staff resources, plant, material & call off schedules.
  • Timely production of accurate reports on progress for circulation to clients and internal teams as and when required
  • Responsible for accurate record keeping of quality control documents and material delivery.
  • Effectively liaising with project manager, architects, engineers and other service providers.
  • Ensuring that subcontract works are carried out in accordance with quotations and or specifications.
  • Monitor Health and Safety and amend/compile all necessary documentation
  • Great leadership, time management and communication skills, as well as the ability to motivate a team.
  • Meet with prospective buyers to agree specifications from a range of available options.
  • Pay particular attention to finishing’s of properties.

Qualifications/ Experience

  • Strong Site Management experience with a regional/national housebuilder
  • Strong trade background
  • 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.

Job location – Carnwath, South Lanarkshire.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

Job Opportunity – Civil Working Foreman

Civils Working Foreman

Due to growth and expansion within our Main Contracting, Industrial and Agricultural division we are seeking Civil Working Foreman to join our Groundwork / Civils squads.

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 groundwork/ 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 certifications.
  • 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.
  • On larger projects, you may be required to coordinate and interface 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 licences 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 Orientated
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Personal Learning
  • Team Working
  • Initiative

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

BHC Achievements

Congratulations

Congratulations are in order this month!

Two of BHC’s Structural Engineers – Alistair and Hoang – successfully passed their IStructE Chartership exam.

Additionally, Billy our Transport Manager has passed his CPC exam and Jimmy our RWC has received news of passing the Diploma in Welding Technology.

 

Job Opportunity: Site Engineer

Site Engineer

The Site Engineer is responsible for ensuring the successful handover of structural steelwork. This includes ensuring the plumb, line and level of the steelwork complies with the contracted tolerance and issuing of the handover certificate. The site engineer will also be involved with some of the turn key projects which BHC undertake, this will include the engineer starting with a gen field site and working with all trades on site to the stage of handover to the client. The Site Engineer will be responsible for all works during this time, delivering as build drawings for all of their setting out during this time.

As part of the role the Site Engineer is expected to carry out the following:

  • As built Bolt Surveys
  • Cast in Plate Survey
  • As built Steel Surveys
  • Plumb and Lining of steel
  • Casting of bolts “Dead” (No Cones)
  • Setting OUt
  • TOPO Surveys
  • Work on their own and through their own work load.

The Engineer must be competent in the use of Total Stations for both surveying and setting out. In particular, experience with Leica robotic total stations is advantageous.

The successful candidate will be able to take survey data and complete as built surveys using CAD.

An element of manual work such as below is expected:

  • Plumbing of steel by tightening bolts.
  • Moving steel into position using heavy hammer and wedges.
  • Setting of Bolts.

The Engineer must conscientious, hard working and driven.

Site Engineers at BHC are responsible for several jobs at any given time and are expected to be able to travel between them, therefore a driving license is essential. In addition to this you will also require a current CSCS card. Please note that depending on the locations of Projects working away from home may be required.

Experience in the use of total stations for setting out and surveying is essential although not necessarily with a Leica Robotic Instrument. An Engineer with a sound fundamental understanding of setting out and surveying will quickly be able to adapt to using any instrument. A basic knowledge of CAD will also be useful.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form. 

Job Opportunity: Graduate/ Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Graduate QS

We are seeking Graduate Quantity Surveyors to work in our Surveying department.

An element of training will be required using software and systems, the final role will include and require you to:-

  • Manage all costs relating to projects including reporting.
  • Assisting estimating where required.
  • Reviewing contracts and preparing contract documents.
  • Understanding and knowledge of types of contracts and conditions.
  • Sub contract ordering.
  • Preparing interim valuations/ final accounts.

Graduate Quantity Surveyor Essential Knowledge:

  • Proficient use and knowledge of software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.
  • Educated to degree level as Quantity Surveyor Preferred. HND level considered.

Graduate Quantity Surveyors Essential Skills:

  • Well-developed client facing skills with a client orientated approach.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal, Organisational & Planning Skills.
  • Able to balance competing priorities and meet personal targets within a fluctuating & demanding workload.

Graduate Quantity Surveyor Essentials Attitudes:

  • Safety Focus.
  • Customer Focus.
  • Positive and Flexible Approach.
  • Professional.
  • Honesty & Integrity.
  • Open to Innovation.
  • Open to Collaboration.
  • Right First Time Approach.
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead.
  • Strong Personality and Professional Approach.

Job Location – Carnwath, Lanarkshire with site visits when required.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

Job Opportunity: Site Manager

Site Manager

BHC 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 Site Manager to work on up and coming projects 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 the 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 Managers/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 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 that sub-contract works are carried out in accordance with quotations and or specifications. Ensure 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 ensuring a high level of customer service.
  • Monitor Health & Safety and amend/compile 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.