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Job Opportunity: Part Time Cleaner

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.

Job Opportunity – HGV Class 1 Driver

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

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.
Reliable.
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.

Job Opportunity – Civil Working Foreman

Civil 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.

Job Opportunity: Software Developer

Software Developer

Due to our continued expansion we are seeking an experienced Software Developer to work in our IT department. This role will be focused on further developing our own in-house developed Production Tracking System as well as Time & Attendance and HR systems.

We are looking for the following:

  • At least 3 years’ commercial experience
  • Experience using .Net and MS SQL Server to develop desktop applications
  • Experience using reporting tools, preferably Crystal Reports
  • Experience of working on the full development life cycle, from requirement gathering to testing and delivery of final product

The following qualities are also important

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Problem Solving
  • Producing work to a high standard

Job Location – Carnwath, South Lanarkshire

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form 

 

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.