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Mechanical Estimator
Bristol
Posted 3 months ago

Location: Bristol

Duration:

Start Date:

Salary: Circa 50k

Job Description:

  • Receive client enquiries and conduct site surveys to understand project requirements
  • Prepare detailed estimations and obtain quotations from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Support client meetings and tender presentations to secure opportunities
  • Gather client feedback on submitted tenders/quotes and provide solutions to overcome concerns
  • Develop and refine the estimation process to improve efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness
  • Evaluate strategic opportunities and report on lead status and quotes
  • Utilise vital technical skills to support the wider team when needed
  • Communicate effectively and professionally at all times

Essential Experience/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3+ years' experience in a similar role
  • Mechanical or Plumbing background
  • Commercial and contractual understanding
  • Full clean driving license
  • Willingness to undergo a DBS full disclosure
  • Experience across sectors such as Healthcare, Education, Hospitality, Commercial Property
  • Fully IT literate with CRM systems understanding

Main Responsibilities

  • Compiling Bids for Projects.
  • To understand specification documents and produce complete takeoffs from mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • The mechanical project ranges from £1 – 6 million.
  • Calculating costs for materials, transport, labour, equipment hire, permits, and other project-related expenses.
  • Obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from subcontractors and suppliers, including Electrical and Builders' work elements.
  • Collating detailed price lists of everything required on each tender/project.
  • Clarifying the client’s needs and expectations.
  • Prepare detailed and accurate cost estimates, breakdowns, and proposals.
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements.
  • Keeping up to date with inflation and understanding potential risks.
  • Analyse potential risks and opportunities associated with the project and incorporate them into the estimate.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to estimates and project costs.
  • Making visits to the site to familiarise with the works and fully understand the scope of works and site-specific requirements of works being tendered.
  • Stay up to date on industry standards and regulations
  • Present bids to clients and answer their questions.
  • Assisting bid writer with specific site information to assist with quality submissions.
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for more minor works up to £1 million for contractor’s design style projects with limited information available.
  • Desire to want to progress into renewable technologies.
  • Ability to tender for multiple projects at any one time.
  • Ability to produce value engineering solutions.

Produce programme of works and site logistic plans at tender stage to demonstrate to clients we understand their requirements and to present our delivery methods.

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this position, please call David Page at 07497 480107 / dpage@roberthurstltd.co.uk or complete the form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
DurationPermanent
SalaryCirca £50K
ContactDavid Page

My client requires a mechanical estimator on a permanent role. For more information or to apply for this position, please call David Page at 07497 480107 / dpage@roberthurstltd.co.uk

Commercial Manager, Quantity Surveyor
Bristol
Posted 3 months ago

Location: Bristol

Duration: Permanent role

Start Date: Asap

Salary: circa 50k

Job Description:

As an experienced Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor, you will report to the Commercial Director and be a key part of the commercial team.

You will be responsible for all aspects of finances relating to the project, providing commercial expertise and responsible for the financial delivery of a number of projects, including assisting and managing to ensure that projects are procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality while exceeding our client expectations.

Prior experience working with a blue-chip contractor is preferable, as well as being an active team member in respect of cost and commercial matters on fast-track schemes up to £4-5 million value with a high degree of change throughout the pre-construction and contract period.

The ideal candidate will have a professional, proactive approach.  You will be an effective communicator and have experience in internally and externally negotiating with customers.  This role would suit a candidate with an organised and systematic nature who is happy to work individually and as part of the wider project team.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The role will involve financial reports, cost value reporting, and approval of payments internally and externally.
  • Prepare extension of time claims where applicable, contra charges, payment notifications, notification of delays, tender cost analysis, day works, forecasting, valuations, final accounts negotiating and measuring.
  • To take responsibility for regularly reviewing all projects' financial performance, improving financial certainty and maximising commercial success.
  • To ensure best practice and continuous improvement in financial processes on-site
  • To provide high-quality management information to the Commercial Director and support, monitoring and advice to colleagues throughout the company
  • To actively assist in maintaining or increasing margins
  • To strive to build and establish excellent working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and clients where appropriate.
  • Identify any potential disputes in a timely manner, report them to the Commercial Director and Head of Contracts, and then implement effective resolutions.
  • As required preparing cost estimates, organising bids, communicating with clients and colleagues, and engaging with suppliers and sub-contractors to determine the financial needs of completing a project
  • As required, attend tender presentations for new projects, contributing, leading commercially and presenting alongside the Ultimate Bid Team
  • During the proposal stage, prepare the budget and cost estimates as required, obtain and vet trade contractor bids, compile the Ultimate company information section for the proposal document and collate the overall document
  • Maintain relationships with existing clients keeping a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients
  • Work with contracts teams and design teams to help with development, innovation, and creativity on client projects

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this position, please call David Page at 07497 480107 / dpage@roberthurstltd.co.uk or complete the form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
DurationPermanent Role
SalaryCirca £50K
ContactDavid Page

As an experienced Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor, you will report to the Commercial Director and be a key part of the commercial team. For more information or to apply for this position, plea...

Project Quantity Surveyor
Chiswick, West London
Posted 3 months ago

Location: Chiswick, West London

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Asap

Salary: DOE

Requirements

  • A minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Must have worked on Public Works contracts.
  • Social Housing sector
  • Worked on Projects throughout the construction cycle

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Re-measurement of works requirements
  • Sub-contractor appointment & management to final account
  • Cost control & value engineering
  • Valuing completed work and arranging for payments of same
  • Timely drafting of commercial and contractual correspondence
  • Valuing and recovery of contract varied & additional works
  • Prepare and review monthly cost reports
  • Negotiation and agreement of main contract final accounts
  • A key leader in the development and growth of the company
  • A team player with good organisational, communication and reporting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ideal candidate

  • A Level 8 degree in Quantity Surveying
  • IT Skills – experience in using Cost X and Build Soft
  • Good knowledge of construction
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start Dateasap
Durationpermanent
SalaryDOE
ContactMichaela Francis

Project Quantity Surveyor vacancy. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk

Senior Estimator (Groundworks, RC Frames)
Welwyn Garden City
Posted 3 months ago

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire,

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Asap

Salary: Up to £85k

Position Overview:

As an Estimator, you will play a crucial role in our construction projects, responsible for accurately estimating costs and resources required for groundworks and RC frames. The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, exceptional analytical skills, and a solid understanding of construction processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse project specifications and blueprints to prepare accurate cost estimates.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and subcontractors to gather necessary information for estimating.
  • Evaluate material, labour, and equipment costs to determine project feasibility and profitability.
  • Prepare and present detailed cost breakdowns and proposals to clients.
  • Review and negotiate subcontractor bids and proposals.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of market trends, material costs, and construction regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an Estimator in groundworks and RC frames within the construction industry.
  • Strong proficiency in estimating software and MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary up to £85k based on experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • Flexible work arrangements (self-employed or permanent).
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Employee assistance program.

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start Dateasap
Durationpermanent
SalaryUp to £85k
ContactMichaela Francis

As an Estimator, you will play a crucial role in our construction projects, responsible for accurately estimating costs and resources required for groundworks and RC frames. For more information or t...

Senior Estimator
Welwyn Garden City
Posted 3 months ago

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Asap

Salary: Up to 85K

Job Description:

As an Estimator, you will play a crucial role in our construction projects, responsible for accurately estimating costs and resources required for groundworks and RC frames. The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, exceptional analytical skills, and a solid understanding of construction processes.

Key Responsibilities:

• Analyse project specifications and blueprints to prepare accurate cost estimates.

• Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and subcontractors to gather necessary information for estimating.

• Evaluate material, labour, and equipment costs to determine project feasibility and profitability.

• Prepare and present detailed cost breakdowns and proposals to clients.

• Review and negotiate subcontractor bids and proposals.

• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of market trends, material costs, and construction regulations.

Qualifications:

• Proven experience as an Estimator in groundworks and RC frames within the construction industry.

• Strong proficiency in estimating software and MS Office Suite.

• Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.

• Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.

• Exceptional communication and negotiation skills.

• Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality.

Benefits:

• Competitive salary up to £85k based on experience.

• Opportunities for professional development and advancement.

• Flexible work arrangements (self-employed or permanent).

• Collaborative and supportive work environment.

• Contributory pension scheme.

• Employee assistance program.

Additional Information:

Groundworks, RC Frames experience

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Vinnie Saunders at 01256 817878, email vsaunders@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
Durationpermanent
SalaryUp to 85K DOE
ContactVinnie Saunders

As an Estimator, you will play a crucial role in our construction projects, responsible for accurately estimating costs and resources required for groundworks and RC frames. For more information or t...

Compliance Manager
Posted 4 months ago

Salary: £35-£50k DOE (after six months company van/truck and fuel card).

The role:

The primary responsibility is to perform on-site inspections of various in-built fire protection elements, including fire door sets, fire stopping, cavity barriers, and structural steel fire protection, installed by our Gunfire Site Personnel. Meticulously assess these installations, ensuring they meet both current regulatory standards and manufacturer test data requirements. Your diligence in this role will be pivotal in upholding safety and compliance within our projects.

The candidate:

Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that the organisation complies with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards relevant to its operations. 

Risk Assessment: Identify potential compliance risks and assess their impact on the organisation. 

Monitoring and Auditing: Continuously monitor the organisation's activities and processes to detect any instances of non-compliance. Conduct regular compliance audits and assessments.

Training and Education: Develop and deliver compliance training for employees and management to raise awareness of compliance issues and promote a culture of compliance.

Technical Knowledge: Strong understanding of passive fire protection systems, materials, and installation techniques. Familiarity with relevant codes and standards.

Third-Party Compliance: Monitor and assess the compliance of third-party suppliers, and contractors that the organisation interacts with.

Investigations, Fire Stopping & Fire Door Surveys/Sign Off: Conduct internal investigations into alleged violations, maintaining confidentiality and objectivity throughout the process. Conduct fire stopping, fire door & Compartmentation Surveys along with Fire Door Certification Sign Off (BM Trada – If applicable to role)

Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for improving compliance processes and programs and implement enhancements.

Documentation and Reporting: Maintain comprehensive records of compliance activities and incidents and provide timely and accurate reports to senior management.

Compliance Culture: Promote a culture of compliance throughout the organisation by setting an example, communicating the importance of compliance, and encouraging reporting of potential issues.

Adaptation to Change: Be flexible and adaptable in response to evolving regulations and industry standards.

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start Dateasap
Durationpermanent
Salary£35-£50k DOE
ContactMichaela Francis

The primary responsibility is to perform on-site inspections of various in-built fire protection elements. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 8178...

Roofing and Cladding Estimator
Durham
Posted 4 months ago

Exciting Career Opportunity in Durham! Roofing and Cladding Estimator Needed - Salary £50k Plus Car 

Are you a skilled estimator with expertise in roofing and cladding projects? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity with excellent compensation and benefits? Look no further!

We are seeking a talented Roofing and Cladding Estimator to join our team based in Durham. As an Estimator, you will play a key role in assessing project requirements, preparing accurate cost estimates, and ensuring the success of our roofing and cladding projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough assessments of project specifications and requirements.
  • Prepare accurate cost estimates for roofing and cladding projects, including materials, labour, and other expenses.
  • Collaborate with project managers, architects, and contractors to ensure alignment of project goals and objectives.
  • Analyze project risks and opportunities to develop competitive bids.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, materials, and pricing.
  • Assist in the negotiation of contracts and pricing agreements.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an estimator in the roofing and cladding industry.
  • Strong understanding of roofing and cladding systems, materials, and installation methods.
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Proficiency in estimating software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Valid driver's license.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £50,000 per annum.
  • Company car provided.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement plans.

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start Dateasap
Durationpermanent
Salary£50K P/A
ContactMichaela Francis

Exciting Career Opportunity in Durham! Roofing and Cladding Estimator Needed. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstlt...

Site Manager
Stoke
Posted 4 months ago

Location: Stoke

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Asap

Salary: DOE (Depending on experience)

Job Description:

Must have Facades experience 

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
Durationpermanent
SalaryDOE
ContactMichaela Francis

My client requires a Site Manager on a permanent basis to work in Facades. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstlt...

Project Manager
Stoke
Posted 4 months ago

Location: Stoke

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Asap

Salary: DOE (Depending on experience)

Job Description:

Must have Facades experience 

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
Durationpermanent
SalaryDOE
ContactMichaela Francis

My client requires a Project Manager on a permanent basis to work in Facades. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurs...

BMS Controls Engineer
Portsmouth
Posted 4 months ago

Location: Portsmouth

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Immediate 

Salary: £38k - £42k D.O.E

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Must have good Fault-Finding Skills with the ability to complete minor installations
  • Ability to interpret schematic drawings
  • Know about HVAC systems
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to write detailed, accurate reports and produce quotations for remedial works

The candidate:

  • Must be of Smart Appearance with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Hold a Full UK Driving Licence
  • Willing to take DBS Check
  • Flexible to meet the changing demands of the business

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle
  • Company mobile phone
  • Further development opportunities through in-house and external training
  • Company pension

If you think you’re the person for this role, please apply today!

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Work Location: In person

Qualification / Cards:

  • HVAC Knowledge

Additional Information:

  • A Recent DBS check or go through a DBS. 

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Daniel Davey at 01256 817878, email ddavey@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateImmediate
Durationpermanent
Salary£38K - £42K D.O.E
ContactDaniel Davey

Our client is looking to hire a permanent BMS Controls Engineer (Reactive Maintenance). For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Daniel Davey at 01256 817878, email ddavey@roberth...

BMS Controls Engineer
Portsmouth
Posted 4 months ago

Location: Portsmouth

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Immediate 

Salary: £40k - £50k D.O.E

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Experience in HVAC control system software engineering and commissioning (Trend/Tridium/Priva/ Systems)
  • Must have good Fault-Finding Skills with the ability to complete minor installations
  • Ability to interpret schematic drawings
  • Know about HVAC systems
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to write detailed, accurate reports and produce quotations for remedial works

The Candidate:

  • Must be of Smart Appearance with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Hold a Full UK Driving Licence
  • Willing to take DBS Check
  • Flexible to meet the changing demands of the business

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle
  • Company mobile phone
  • Further development opportunities through in-house and external training
  • Company pension

If you think you’re the person for this role, please apply today!

  • Salary – TBA subject to experience.
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000.00-£50,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Work Location: In person
  • Expected start date: 01/04/2024

Qualification / Cards:

  • HVAC Knowledge

Additional Information:

  • Recent DBS check or go through a DBS. 

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Daniel Davey at 01256 817878, email ddavey@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateImmediate
Durationpermanent
Salary£40K - £50K D.O.E
ContactDaniel Davey

Our client requires a permanent BMS Controls Engineer. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Daniel Davey at 01256 817878, email ddavey@roberthurstltd.co.uk

Electrical Construction Managers
Heathrow
Posted 4 months ago
RoleElectrical Construction Managers
Hiring ManagerTBA
LocationVantage LHR21
Size / Value43m
SectorData Centre
Recruiting TimescalesASAP
Salary Banding65k - 80k DOE
PAYE / ContractorPAYE
PM / PDResponsible for Electrical Services installation and pre-commissioning
A rough explanation of what’s involved in the project20 Mega Watt data centre. MEP installation. 
What this person is responsible for?Responsible for Electrical Services instalation and pre commissioning

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start Dateasap
Durationpermanent
Salary65K - 80K DOE
ContactMichaela Francis

Our client requires permanent Electrical Construction Managers. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk

Senior Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager
London
Posted 4 months ago
Location Tottenham Court Road
Size / Value £22m S&C/Cat A services
Sector Commercial
Recruiting Timescales ASAP
Salary Banding £75k to £85K (some flexibility above £85K)
PAYE / Contractor PAYE
Explanation of what’s involved in the projectManage mechanical procurement/installation assisted by Mech Engineer. Includes ASHPs/FCUs/Watermist/Ductwork/LTHW/CHW/BCW/PH systems.
What this person is responsible for?Circa £8m mechanical activities, reporting into Senior MEP PM (Project Lead).

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
Durationpermanent
Salary£75k to £85K
ContactMichaela Francis

Our client requires a Senior Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager on a permanent position. For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email mfranci...

Skilled MIG / TIG Welder
Bexley
Posted 4 months ago

A skilled MIG / TIG Welder is urgently required for my client based in Bexley.

Previous experience is essential, and applicants must be able to weld thin metal sheets up to 3mm thick. Duties will include welding, cleaning, and dressing welds on cabinets, enclosures, and generator bases.

Essential skills:

  • MIG/ TIG Welding
  • Good communication skills.

39-hour weeks.

Pay Rate: £13.50 - £15.00 per hour

Contact:

For more information, please call Michaela Samet at 07497 480088, email msamet@roberthurstltd.co.uk or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
DurationPermanent
Salary£13.50 - £15.00 per hour
ContactMichaela Samet

A skilled MIG / TIG Welder is urgently required for my client based in Bexley. For more information, please call Michaela Samet at 07497 480088, email msamet@roberthurstltd.co.uk

Air Conditioning Service Engineer
South West
Posted 4 months ago

Air Conditioning Service Engineer - South West

My client seeks an Air Conditioning Service Engineer to cover the South West, ideally Bristol / Cardiff.

The AC Service Air Conditioning Engineer will be required to perform the following:

  • Provide advice and technical expertise to engineers as required
  • Provide maintenance, inspection and repair services to air conditioning/ventilation/refrigeration/cooling systems
  • Complete planned maintenance to AHUs, VRVs, split systems, fan coil units, chillers and other equipment as required
  • Complete small works, installation and refurbishment of AC and cooling equipment
  • Maintain and manage the records for all HVAC kits on the facility and provide a monitoring service for the critical maintenance schedules, including F-Gas record.
  • Diagnose faults and use diagnostics tools to ascertain correct solutions

Requirements:

  • Experience in Air Conditioning and Chiller maintenance
  • Building services knowledge, to have been exposed to all aspects of building services, including electrical knowledge
  • Proactive attitude and a strong desire to take ownership of the site and contract
  • Full clean driving license

Salary - £35,000 - £45,000

  • Overtime (available all year round)
  • Stand-by allowance, call-outs, travel paid to and from the site.
  • Service vehicle, Mobile phone, tablet, PPE and any specialist equipment provided.
  • Twenty-five days paid holidays plus Bank Holidays.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension, healthcare, and cycle two work scheme.
  • Training opportunities with outstanding resources are available.
  • Van/fuel card/uniform/phone/tablet supplied

Contact:

For more information, please call Michaela Samet at 07497 480088, email msamet@roberthurstltd.co.uk or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
DurationPermanent
Salary£35K - £45K
ContactMichaela Samet

My client seeks an Air Conditioning Service Engineer to cover the South West, ideally Bristol / Cardiff. For more information, please call Michaela Samet at 07497 480088, email msamet@roberthurst...