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2018 Apprentices

2018 Apprentices

BHC would like to thank everyone that made the effort to attend our Apprenticeship Open Day in June.

Following the success of the day, we have hired 17 apprentices for our manufacturing workshop. The group included Apprentice CNC Operatives, Fabricator Welders, Industrial Spray Painters and Platers.

The apprenticeship is a modular based training course that is completed within the workplace. The modules will be used to guide the apprentices through the various aspects of the role e.g. the Fabricator Welders will gain experience in the role of marking, cutting and assembling steel components with the assistance of those who have the skills and experience to guide them.

On completion of the apprenticeship, employees will be awarded the BCSA CRAFT Apprenticeship.

Tough Mudder 2018

Tough Mudder 2018

Last weekend a team of BHC employees successfully completed Tough Mudder 2018!

Job Opportunity: Part Time Cleaner – Vacancy Fulfilled

Part Time Cleaner

Reporting to various management, the role involves maintaining a consistent level of housekeeping, ensuring that all scheduled cleaning works are completed in a timeous fashion.

Key Objectives:

  • Upkeep of Builders Merchants including the cleaning and tidying of all shop displays.
  • Maintaining clean and tidy offices, kitchens and toilet blocks.
  • Making sure the outside areas of the shop are well presented, clean windows, swept entrance etc.

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to work independently and use initiative.
  • To be reliable and responsible with a flexible approach to work.

This role will require a minimum of 12 works hours per week.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry form located on the Recruitment Page.

BHC Open Day 2018

BHC will be opening our doors to the local community on Wednesday 6th June 2018 BHC will be hosting our Annual Apprentice Open Day. 

There are many career options within the Structural Steel industry. Where you start does not matter as much as the many different directions you can take and how far you are willing to go.

At BHC, we offer a 4 year apprenticeship programme devised by the BCSA (British Constructional Steelwork Association). As an apprentice, you will learn on the job, build skills and gain qualifications for life.

BHC Apprentice Open Day 2018

Wednesday 6th June

BHC, Medwyn Park, Edinburgh Road, Carnwath, ML11 8HS.

To register your interest email Nicola Young –



Job Opportunity – HGV Class 1 Driver – Vacancy Fulfilled

HGV Class 1 Driver

We currently have a vacancy for an HGV Class 1 Driver.

As an experienced HGV Class 1 Driver you ideally will have:

  • Current C+E license.
  • Valid Driver Qualification Card (drivers CPC).
  • previous experience in a similar role is preferred, however full training will be given. (steel loads and plant loads).
  • Telehandler and Cherrypicker experience also required but not essential as training would also be given.

Other skills required: –

  • Good Timekeeping.
  • Hard working.
  • Reliable.

Job Location – Carnwath / Various Locations throughout the UK.

Job Opportunity – Accounts Assistant/ Administrator – Vacancy Fulfilled

Accounts Assistant/Administrator

We currently have a vacancy for an Accounts Assistant/Administrator to support our busy Accounts department.

Basic duties of the role will include:

  • Accurate and timely processing of sub contract pay certs, purchase invoices and supplier statements
  • Completing purchase ledger tasks within issued deadlines
  • Creating purchase orders within accounting system
  • Preparation of nominal ledger journals, miscellaneous receipts and payments
  • Preparing Ad-Hoc invoices and reports for weighbridge activity along with recording vehicle info upon entering/exiting our site
  • CIS submissions to HMRC
  • Liaise with suppliers, sub-contractors and internal departments
  • Dealing with employee accommodation, travel and expenses
  • Administration of company fuel cards and fuel reports
  • Cross support other team members with a view to meeting deadlines
  • Monitoring of stationery stock and placing orders when required
  • Answering phones, greeting guests and general reception/administration duties

Essential skills and experience required:

  • Experience working within an Accounts/Finance department preferred but not essential
  • Computer literate including MS Office packages
  • Knowledge of accounts payable/general ledger procedures
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have a strong ability to manage their own workload and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and work within deadlines
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and be a pro-active member of the team
  • Proactive, reliability and punctuality is key in this role with excellent attention to detail

Qualification in Accountancy is desirable but not essential.

Job Location:- Carnwath, South Lanarkshire.

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

Job Opportunity – Excavator Driver

Excavator Driver

BHC require an experienced Excavator Driver to assist with our Main Contract, Industrial and Agricultural projects.

CPCS Card is essential.

As an experienced Machine/Digger Driver who has previously worked on Construction sites, you ideally will have:

Experience driving 13 and 20ton excavators
Ability to work under self-initiative and as part of a team.
Other skills required: –

Good Timekeeping.
Hard working.
Job location – Carnwath, South Lanarkshire / Various locations throughout the UK.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

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.

Works continue at Barcaldine Salmon Hatchery


BHC continue to erect structural steelwork onsite at Scottish Sea Farms’ £37 Million salmon hatchery in Barcaldine.

Once complete the hatchery will be used to rear young Scottish Salmon to help meet the growing global demand whilst delivering significant sustainability benefits.

BHC have been onsite since Early February and are expected to complete works late Summer 2018.

Site 6, Dundee Waterfont

Site 6, Dundee Waterfront

Dundee Waterfront is currently undergoing a £1 Billion transformation including the development of  Site 6.

BHC are involved with the supply and erection of the structural steelwork and metal decking for the 5,940 square metre site. Once complete the building will include a 150 hotel, 88 apartments and an open plan office, situated over four floors.