Reidsteel News2017-01-06T14:31:40+00:00

Great new openings at REIDsteel

REIDsteel creates new jobs

Multi-award-winning John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd has new opportunities to become part of its talented team.

We have openings across the company – based in Christchurch, Dorset – in a range of positions.

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

REIDsteel’s values are central to how it works and everything it does. It has a ‘One Team’ ethos which puts people and safety first to deliver for customers.

The new positions are:

  • Cladding Draughtsperson/Detailer
  • Glazing Draughtsperson/Detailer
  • QHSE Assistant
  • Fabricator Welder
  • Yard Operative
  • Purchasing Administrator

Please read below for more about each position.

Cladding Draughtsperson/Detailer: Responsibilities include preparing cladding layout drawings, flashing and gutter details as well as preparing lists […]

By |July 22nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Great new openings at REIDsteel

Green light for safer future with steel

GREEN LIGHT.: Artist's impression of new manufacturing base and offices at REIDsteel in Christchurch, which has been given planning permission by BCP Council

Steel Times International recently published an article about REIDsteel leading the way in the structural steel sector in a special edition about decarbonisation. Many thanks to the magazine for focusing on our initiatives. Here is the full article…  

THE structural steel sector could prove to be an important cog in the wheel of change as momentum builds towards a cleaner, greener decarbonised industry.

Deadlines are coming ever closer – including the government’s 2050 net zero target for all sectors of the economy and the 2035 aspiration for near-zero emissions from ore-based steelmaking recommended by the national Climate Change Committee.

Structural steel firms such as John Reid & Sons […]

By |July 20th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Green light for safer future with steel

National awards nomination for REIDsteel

John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd’s entry for the British Constructional Steelwork Association’s prestigious Structural Steel Design Awards has won through to the final shortlist.

Its development of the UK’s largest dual-cantilever hangar at London Biggin Hill Airport with Civils Contracting Limited was selected following judging earlier this month. The super-hangar will be occupied by aerospace giant Bombardier when completed.

REIDsteel provided the design, drawing, fabrication and installation of the complete steel frame, electrically operated hangar doors and underslung cranes as well as the floor decking, cladding and glazing elements. REIDsteel was one of just two shortlisted projects where the design and fabrication were from the same company.

The advanced maintenance, repair […]

By |June 23rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on National awards nomination for REIDsteel

Join us – great opportunities at REIDsteel

John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd has three great opportunities for people to become part of its talented team.

We have new openings for a Site Manager, Estimator/Bid Manager and Purchasing Administrator.

Site Manager:  Based at REIDsteel’s office in Christchurch, Dorset, but also working away from home to manage any of the company’s UK construction sites. They will:

  • Actively promote a safety first approach to the erection of structures
  • Produce RAMS, erection sequences and crane lift plans
  • Manage site labour and plant
  • SMSTS, CSCS Managers’ card, AP, full UK driving licence required

Steel and cladding experience is required for this role.

Estimator/Bid Manager: Responsible for preparing sales estimates, proposals and bids for design & build and pre-design projects. They will:

  • Work collaboratively with the wider […]
By |June 16th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Join us – great opportunities at REIDsteel

Judging opens for Structural Steel Design Awards

Judging is underway for the prestigious Structural Steel Design Awards (SSDA) – and it was the turn of our entry to go in the spotlight yesterday.
It was a pleasure to welcome one of the SSDA judges to view our dual cantilever ‘super-hangar’ built at London Biggin Hill Airport for occupation by aerospace giant Bombardier.
Our thanks go to Bombardier who hosted the visit.  John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd Pre-Construction Director Richard Hanson and Head of Technical John Harrison attended for the technical discussion and they were also accompanied by our Client team from London Biggin Hill Airport and main contractor Civils Contracting Limited in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of a One Team approach in constructing a […]

By |June 10th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Judging opens for Structural Steel Design Awards

BCSA spotlight shines on REIDsteel

BCSA video

John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd has become the first company to feature in a new series of videos from the British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA).

The ‘Meet the Member’ profile features Head of QHSE Joanne White and Head of Technical John Harrison who give insights into the company and some of its most outstanding recent projects, including a landmark hangar at Biggin Hill Airport.

They set out REIDsteel’s design, build, fabrication and installation expertise for the full building envelope, which significantly reduces risk and the likelihood of variations for clients.

Jo and John also explained how BCSA membership gives REIDsteel a framework to help manage its systems, ensuring client satisfaction, safe projects for the company’s staff, other trades and end users.

BCSA has […]

By |May 31st, 2022|News|Comments Off on BCSA spotlight shines on REIDsteel
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