We’re hiring – multi-award-winning John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd has a variety of new openings to join its talented team.

They are an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and improvement-driven business which values its people and is a great place to work.

Our values are central to how we work and everything we do. We have a ‘One Team’ ethos which puts people and safety first to deliver for customers.

We are recruiting as our company continues to grow with customers across the UK, Europe and the world.

The positions will be based at our headquarters in Christchurch, Dorset.

The positions are:

  • Document Controller
  • Trainee CNC Operative
  • Cladding Detailer (experienced or trainee)
  • Sheetmetal Operative
  • Apprentice Fabricator/Welder
  • Placement – Student Structural Engineer

Please read below for more about each position.

Document Controller

He or she will work in our drawing office, managing technical documents and drawings. They will be a key member of the project team. Experience in a similar role and of main contractors’ document management systems is desirable.

Trainee CNC Operative

Full training provided for a computer literate team player with a desire to learn. They will provide support in our manufacturing facility with material handling via forklift and gantry crane. They will also learn to operate our CNC machines.

Cladding Detailer

This role involves producing technical drawings, detailing metal roof and wall cladding, decking and associated flashings and gutters. It is a fantastic training and development opportunity. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable. There is also a trainee role available for a candidate with AutoCAD knowledge, attention to detail and strong maths abilities.

Sheet metal Operative

This role involves manufacturing sheet metal components such as trims and flashings from technical drawings. He or she will operate a guillotine, drills and CNC brake press. Cutting, folding, edge rolling. Relevant experience desired.

Apprentice Fabricator/Welder

A great Level 2 apprenticeship opportunity with day release to Bournemouth & Poole College. This role will include the welding and fabrication of structural steel. The closing date is May 31, 2023.

Placement – Student Structural Engineer

This is a 30 week + placement as part of relevant degree course. It is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in our design office. The closing date is April 30, 2023.

We’d be delighted to hear from you about these new vacancies.

 Email hr@reidsteel.co.uk for full job descriptions or to apply and visit our careers section of this website  for more information.