3 01, 2024

Estimating Bid Manager

2024-01-03T17:12:50+00:00January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

As a result of team growth, we have a vacancy for an Estimator/Bid Manager, working within our busy Sales discipline on both steel and cladding, predominantly design & build projects.

You will join a motivated and successful sales team, with supporting interfaces to Business Development, Contracts, Design and our Drawing Office. You will be responsible for estimating new projects for our UK and export markets, preparing and presenting bids, building relationships and negotiating with clients/main contractors in order to win orders.

Experience within the steel and/or cladding industry in a similar role is desirable.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Taking an inclusive, collaborative and creative approach to winning business.
  • Providing sales estimates and proposals to our established customer base.
  • Working with Business Development to ensure proposals fit with client expectations and achieve our corporate goals, objectives and targets.
  • Liaising and communicating with the commercial discipline and suppliers and contractors to achieve best material prices, quality and lead-time.
  • Communicating closely with customers to understand project requirements.
  • In addition to bid preparation, chair handover and technical launch meetings to our delivery teams and ensure accuracy of information transfer.
  • Being client facing; customer visits and some travel may be […]
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 […]
10 12, 2020

Steel Erector

2024-01-03T17:06:05+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 […]
10 12, 2020

Steel Detailer

2024-01-03T17:07:29+00:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Steelwork Detailer to join our busy Drawing Office. The role will see you working on a wide range of structural steel projects for both our UK and overseas markets.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar role and be able to effectively manage their workload whilst working to tight deadlines.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • 3D modelling and detailing of steel framed buildings, structures & associated items using Tekla 3D detailing software.
  • Creating fabrication drawings, including editing, to enable accurate steelwork manufacture.
  • Liaising within house designers, cladding draughtsperson, bid managers and construction team as well as external design team meetings with architects, engineers and clients.
  • Preparing lists for manufacturing, purchase and despatch.
  • Issuing and monitoring Requests for Information (RFIs) and responding to site queries.
  • Preparing drawing registers and issuing arrangement drawings and parts and fixing lists.
  • Advising bid managers of any extras or variations as the project progresses.

Key Skills

  • Previous Tekla steelwork detailing experience in a similar industry.
  • Some cladding experience would be useful but not essential.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Teamwork.
  • Commercial Awareness.
  • Organised and methodical.
  • Excellent communication skills.

The above list is not exhaustive but it […]

10 12, 2020

Project Manager

2024-01-03T17:08:26+00:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Career|Tags: |

Role Overview

*permanent and fixed term positions considered*

As a Project Manager, you will work within our Contracts discipline to manage our project(s) from start to finish in a professional and highly organised manner. You will be the main point of contact for our customers on active projects and you will pull the internal project team together to ensure that projects are delivered safely, on time, to specification and on budget.

You will create and build strong working relationships and be able to manage multiple demands at a time. You will promote our values and ensure good communication which is vital.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Provide early engagement in bid process if determined by Contracts Director.
  • Work closely with bid management and heads of discipline to determine project programme, budget and knowledge of specification as part of contract negotiations.
  • Develop, manage and communicate project programme to ensure project delivery is achieved.
  • Fully understand the project requirements/scope of works/specifications and contract conditions.
  • Work closely with relevant internal project team and external stakeholders to ensure the effective and efficient progress of the project(s).
  • Identify the extent of Design Development on a project and, once that has been completed, notify […]
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