4 06, 2024

Trainee Production Operative

2024-06-04T11:33:43+01:00June 4th, 2024|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

To support the Company’s ongoing growth and drive to increase operational efficiencies, we are seeking a trainee to join our manufacturing facility.

You’ll assist in pre-fabrication activities in our stockyard, operating our shotblast machine and material handling between our workshops. This will support the smooth running of our fabrication/welding process.

A safety conscious, hardworking team player who is keen to learn would be the ideal candidate. We’ll invest in your training, included forklift truck and overhead gantry crane operations.

There may be future opportunities to train to use our steel processing equipment including our robotic plasma.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complying with all relevant Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Unloading steel sections from delivery vehicles.
  • Helping to organise stock in our stock yard.
  • Shot blasting steel sections.
  • Movement of steel sections into our workshops, ensuring that the correct pieces are delivered as required.
  • Safe use of forklift trucks and overhead gantry cranes.
  • Banksman duties.
  • Ensuring that the workshop is kept clean and tidy.
  • Support in other areas of production as required.
  • Working in accordance with our Company Values.

Key Skills

  • Attention to detail – to ensure the correct pieces are supplied to workshops.
  • Numerate – to identify […]
26 03, 2024

Glazing Sales Estimator

2024-03-26T15:09:42+00:00March 26th, 2024|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

As a result of team growth, we have a vacancy for a Glazing Sales Estimator, working within our busy
Glazing discipline.

Your role will be pivotal in generating leads, crafting quotations, fostering client relationships, and
ensuring seamless communication throughout the process. You will be responsible for estimating new
projects and building relationships with main contractors to be on the tender list for all upcoming

Experience within the aluminium glazing industry in a similar role is desirable.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Comply with all relevant Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
• Work in accordance with our Company Values.
• Take an inclusive, collaborative and creative approach to winning business.
• Utilise prospecting tools, historical data, and marketing campaigns to generate leads.
• Prepare detailed quotations for Glazing on commercial projects.
• Estimate project costs accurately.
• Cultivate long-term professional relationships with clients, maintaining regular contact.
• Identify and build relationships with tier 2 contractors.
• Negotiate terms with clients, ensuring optimal margins and contract conditions.
• Collaborate with REIDsteel Sales to convert quotations into orders.
• Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and gather pricing feedback on submitted quotations.
• Possess a good understanding of the contractual process and project risk.
• Have a detailed market awareness of customers, competitors […]

26 03, 2024

Site Manager

2024-03-26T15:05:09+00:00March 26th, 2024|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

As a Site Manager you will work within our contracts discipline, reporting to our Contracts Director and liaising with the wider project team to manage the construction and delivery of your assigned projects.
You will be expected to approach your work in a flexible manner which will involve travel and working away from home on a regular basis.
You will adopt a safety first approach and be a reputable ambassador for the Company.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Complying with all relevant Company Health, Safety and Environmental and CDM policies and procedures.
• Working in accordance with, and actively promoting, our Company Values.
• Producing project specific method statements, erection sequences, crane lift plans and risk assessments.
• Making pre-site inspections and ensuring that the Safe Site Handover Certificate is properly administered and is in place prior to the commencement of works.
• Attending regular contracts coordination meetings, project meetings and client meetings as required. Being client facing on site.
• Providing expertise to Bid Managers on erection time, complexity and cost to support tenders.
• Working with the Project Manager to provide information for target programmes and to ensure compliance with specification and contractual arrangements.
• Communicating with designers to ensure safe construction […]

26 03, 2024

Quantity Surveyor

2024-03-26T14:45:29+00:00March 26th, 2024|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

To support our busy project management function, we have created a vacancy for an experienced QS.
Reporting to our Head of Project Management, you’ll provide real time cost data for all elements of our
projects and at each stage of the project lifecycle, facilitating effective decision making and contributing
to the overall success of our projects.

It is essential that you portray a flexible and collaborative approach in this role: to sharing information,
analysing risk and agreeing plans of action. Our One Team value is particularly relevant as we must
work effectively together with a common goal across all business areas.

This is a great opportunity to make a real difference within a role, for a Company that truly values all
individuals in its team.

Experience in a similar role is desirable.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Analyse cost vs budget data from Company ERP software.
• Evaluate time, labour costs and expenditure across all project disciplines (sales, design, drawing office, glazing, procurement, fabrication and construction).
• Generate weekly reports on project commercial status.
• Communicate weekly reports with project managers and assist in problem solving and determining action plans for mitigation where required.
• Perform risk, value management and cost control activities throughout project lifecycle.
• Identify commercial […]

12 09, 2023

Steel Drawing Checker

2024-01-03T17:03:37+00:00September 12th, 2023|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

An exciting new opportunity has been created in our busy Drawing office, reporting to our Head of Steel Detailing.

To support our quality control procedures your role will be to undertake an independent check of Steelwork 3D model & fabrication drawings prior to their release to production.

You will need to be a competent user of AutoCad & Tekla structures and have the ability to communicate technical subjects.

This role would suit a steel detailer looking for a new opportunity as experience of the job is essential.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in accordance with the Drawing Office checking procedure.
  • Undertake the following tasks:
  • To check that all detailing is carried out in accordance with the relevant British Standards and the current Company Standards.
  • To check the Tekla Model against design calculations.
  • To check that information shown on the Arrangement drawings conforms to the client’s specification and design calculations.
  • To check that fabrication drawings have the correct welds and conform to Company Standards.
  • Accurately record electronically the checks carried out.
  • Make suggestions for improvement opportunities.

Key Skills

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Analytical, accurate and methodical.
  • Effective teamwork and good communication skills.
  • Desire to generate […]
3 02, 2022

Yard Operative

2024-06-04T11:23:32+01:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Yard Operative

Role Overview

Working in our despatch yard, you’ll be a key member of the team in making sure our projects are delivered accurately and on time.

This role entails material handling from our workshops into the yard and unloading / loading trailers and shipping containers.

Previous experience in a similar environment along with certificates in forklift truck operations are desirable although not essential. We would consider a hard working trainee who is keen to learn.

Motivation to work outside year-round is essential.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Complying with all relevant Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Unloading trailers of steel items that have returned from painting or galvanisation, or bought out items that are to be packed for export.
  • Movement of steel sections out of our workshops, into the yard for stacking and loading.
  • Creating “bundles” of items and subsequently loading onto trailers or into shipping containers.
  • Safe use of forklift trucks, staddle carrier and overhead gantry cranes.
  • Banksman duties.
  • Accurately completing despatch paperwork.
  • Ensuring that the yard area is organised and tidy.
  • Making wooden crates for small parts and packing and labelling crates.
  • Support in other areas of production as required.
  • Working in accordance with our […]
10 12, 2020

Cladding Draughtsperson

2024-06-04T11:36:55+01:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

To support growth and professional development, we are looking for an additional cladding draughtsperson to join our busy Drawing Office.

As a key member of our internal project team, you will be responsible for detailing the roof and wall cladding and associated items for our steel structures. Your drawings will be used in the manufacture of sheet metal items and installation of cladding, flashings, gutters and trims on site.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Complying with all relevant Company Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Working in accordance with the Company’s Core Values.
  • Preparing cladding layout drawings and flashing and gutter details.
  • Liaising with in-house designers, steelwork draughtsperson, bid managers and construction team as well as attending external design team meetings with architects, engineers and clients.
  • Liaising with Works Manager and factory team regarding drawing issues and queries.
  • Assisting with site surveys when required.
  • Creating flashing, gutter and fabrication drawings.
  • Preparing lists for manufacturing, purchase and despatch.
  • Issuing and monitoring Requests for Information (RFIs) with clients, and responding to site queries.
  • Creating detailed parts and fixings inventories of all cladding elements.
  • Attending launch and project meetings.
  • Advising project managers of any extras or variations as […]
10 12, 2020

Steel Erectors

2024-03-26T14:52:51+00:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

*experienced candidates and trainees considered*

Due to continuing growth and internal progression, we are looking for an experienced steel erector. As a key member of the site team you will construct steel structures from large aircraft hangars to grandstands and highway bridges with all their steel components and associated roof and wall cladding.

You will have the opportunity to work on prestigious construction projects in the UK and potentially overseas.

In addition to experienced steel erectors, we are keen to discuss trainee opportunities for candidates with a great attitude and desire to start a career in the structural steel industry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Read and understand drawings and follow safe working practices in the preassembly and erection of structural steelwork at low and high levels.
  • Sling loads, signal and work with cranes.
  • Working at height and operating high level access equipment e.g. Mobile Operating Platforms (MEWP’s).
  • Erect steelwork.
  • Operate site plant and equipment.
  • Fit prefabricated sheet metal (flashings and trims) and structural decking.
  • Install roof, vertical and horizontal cladding systems.

Key Requirements

  • A full UK driving licence is essential.
  • A valid CSCS Steel Erector and / or Cladder card resulting from NVQ (preferably L3) assessment.
  • A […]
12 06, 2018

Structural Engineer

2024-06-04T11:19:59+01:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Structural Engineer

Role Overview

This is a great opportunity for an established Structural Engineer to join our expanding Design team.

You will ideally have 5 years’ post graduate experience and be a Chartered Member of the IStructE or working towards chartership.

As Structural Engineer, you will be expected to assist bid management in the preparation of offers; the Drawing Office in the detailing of the building elements; site management in the safe methods of building; and the end clients with a view to meeting the provisions of our contract and encouraging them to come back to us. This is a demanding, hands-on structural engineering position.

We are a well-established company and have a large export market, so the ability to use a variety of codes and design criteria is important.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Complying with all relevant Company Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental policies.
  • Conceptual design – working in partnership with the sales team.
  • Analysis design – using linear element or finite element software.
  • Detail design – of all connections, bolts and welds.
  • Preparing design calculations for draughtspeople and building control.
  • Taking a leading role in preparing the CDM risk register for each building.
  • Assisting with the preparation […]
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