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Job Opportunity: Steel Erectors

Steel Erectors

Due to our continued expansion we currently have a number of positions available;

  • Erection foremen
  • Steel erectors
  • Complete squads

Work will be UK wide with staying away duties included. The applicant need to have a good head for heights and be physically fit, the works will be mainly external conditions.

CSCS Cards will be an advantage.

Excellent career progression available within the company, pension system and statutory holidays provided.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form. 

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/ Trainee Quantity Surveyor

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 : Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

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

Application can be made via the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

Job Opportunity: Assistant Architect Technician – Vacancy Fulfilled

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

Aptitudes that the candidate will possess include:-

  • Revit & AutoCAD application (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 and 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 visulisation with computer aided rendering and animation.

Applications can be made via the BHC Job Enquiry form.

Job Opportunity: Site Manager

Job Opportunity: 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.

Job Opportunity: Workshop Operative

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 Operatives

Applications can be made by completing the BHC Job Enquiry Form found at the bottom of the Recruitment page.

Job Opportunity: 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 continued expansion, we currently have a permanent position for a mobile crane driver, preferably the candidate will have the following:

  • Class C Liscense
  • 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 made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

BHC confirmed as Structural Steel Contractor for £1 billion redevelopment of Edinburgh St James

Edinburgh St James Centre

BHC have been appointed by Laing O’Rourke as the Structural Steelwork Contractor for extensive redevelopment of the Edinburgh St James Centre.

BHC are delighted to announce our involvement in the major redevelopment of the Edinburgh St James Centre. BHC will be responsible for the supply, fabrication and erection of approximately 15,000 tonnes of structural steelwork over a period of two years.

The redevelopment of the Edinburgh St James Centre is one of the largest investments for Scotland. The 1.7 million sq ft development will see the former 1970’s shopping centre replaced with a 850,000 sq ft of retail space, anchored by John Lewis, a multi-screen cinema, the luxurious W Hotel comprising of over 200 rooms and 150 private residential apartments. The development will become the heart of the city, providing excellent connections to the existing retails areas of Princes Street, Multrees Walk and George Street.

Throughout the duration of the project BHC will employ approximately 20 apprentices.


Redevelopment of Edinburgh St James Centre

Job Opportunity: Construction Programmer / Planner

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.

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.
  • Produce weekly look-ahead programs and manage critical paths.

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, 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 made via the BHC Job Enquiry Form located on the bottom of the recruitment page.