Displaying 17 jobs from Reed Property & Construction
We have an excellent permanent opportunity for a Building Surveyor to work for a leading provider of Social Housing covering a patch of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire, with it being desirable that candidates are located within this patch. Key duties include; 1. To administer contracts including capital replacements, mechanical & electrical installations, cyclical refurbishments and design led redecoration works and other statutory maintenance obligations. 2. Ensure all works are carried out in compliance with statutory requirements and industry codes of practice and to the satisfaction of the residents, and staff. 3. Prepare early stage cost estimates, monitor expenditure and maintain budgetary control, ensuring value for money in accordance with partnered contractual arrangements or otherwise approved contracts 4. Undertake surveying duties from inception to completion, including stock condition, energy efficiency, adaption's, repairs or improvements, Fire Risk Assessments, Annual Technical Inspections, including preparation and production of feasibility reports, specifications of work and drawings. 5. Prepare specifications of works ensuring the organisation fulfils its statutory obligations. 6. Seek competitive tenders, where applicable under JCT Contracts evaluate tenders. This gives a unique opportunity to join a leading Social Housing provider, excellent working conditions, salary and benefits package.Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
We have an excellent permanent opportunity for a leading provider of Social Housing, working in the capacity of a Senior Building Surveyor covering a patch of Shropshire & Staffordshire. This is a home-based role and candidates should live within the patch that they are working. Key duties outlined below; 1. Provides a high level of technical expertise for the design and specification of remodelling programme, leasehold and capital investment projects 2. Produces project and feasibility studies for complex works, ensuring appropriate design value for money and tight budgetary control. 3. Produces spending profiles and budgetary control reports to the Asset Management team as required 4. Undertakes complex surveying duties from inception to completion, including stock condition surveys, Fire Risk Assessments, preparation and production of feasibility reports, specifications of work and detailed drawings where required, site and building inspections. 5. Prepare specifications & administer contracts including capital replacements including mechanical & electrical installations, cyclical redecoration and makeover projects, and other statutory maintenance obligations including consultations with Locality Managers, Leasehold Team residents and staff. 6. Ensure all works are carried out in compliance with statutory requirements and industry codes of practice and to the satisfaction of the residents and staff. Applicants should be a chartered member of RICS, CIOB or CIAT with considerable post qualification experience. Experience of estimating, production of tenders, management of contractors and contract administration. Candidates should also have demonstrable CAD skills and the ability to interpret technical drawings. Excellent salary and benefits package on offer with this role as well as the opportunity to work for a leading Social Housing provider.Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Main purpose of Job: To manage the Commercial aspect of a variety of Network Rail and London Underground projects and to assist in the achievement of the Company's financial performance targets and goals. Supporting and focussing the Project Teams to optimise the margin for the Company whilst producing Client satisfaction and protecting from commercial risk. Experience: *Extensive experience working in contracting commercial department *Highly experienced, articulate and well informed with ability to carefully structure persuasive arguments *Extensive experience within field of either : Electrical and Mechanical Works or Minor Building Works and Civils *Good working knowledge of Network Rail and/or London Underground : working principles, practices, methods and standards *Current client expectations and requirements Skills: *Strategic thinker with a proven record of managing change within a complex organisation *Strong communicator with an ability to influence at all levels *Well-developed interpersonal and team working skills *Politically astute with a diplomatic nature able to broker agreement *Personal drive and ambition *Commercial and challenging style *Understanding of legislation in force relating to Commercial aspects of the Construction Industry *In depth knowledge of the NEC form of contract *Knowledge of the MF/1 form of contract *In depth knowledge of the Network Rail R.T. suite of contracts *In depth knowledge of dispute resolution practices and methods Key Result Areas: *Ensure Interim Applications for Payment are submitted and agreed within Contract timescales and payments due received on time *Ensure Final Accounts are resolved at the earliest opportunity *Identification, control or avoidance of risk both at project and Company level *Oversee the placement and management of Sub-Contract accounts *Manage contract disputes *Development and improvement of relationships within Project Teams and with Client Key Performance Indicators: *Payments made no later than the due date, ensuring positive cash flow is maintained equal to margin *Achievement of Tender Margin across the business *Clear interpretation of contract conditions with the effective clarification/mitigation of unfavourable terms and risks *Robust and accurate Cost Reporting (cost and value) with well managed project and business risks. Provision of clear reports to Executive Team on possible outcomes within acceptable Best/Worst case scenario *Production by the site teams of complete, timely, detailed and well-structured sub-contracts properly reflecting the risks, terms and conditions agreed between the Parties *Early resolution of disputes with Clients and Sub-Contractors Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
REED PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION have an opportunity for a Graduate Structural Engineer who is looking to join a thriving multi-disciplinary Consultancy and progress their professional career. Our Client is looking to recruit a Graduate Engineer to join its dedicated Civil and Structural Engineering team who provide an array of design and professional services to Commercial and Residential projects across the region. You will work alongside experienced engineers, gaining broad industry experience and guidance towards gaining chartered status. Person Specification Degree qualified in Structural / Civil Engineering Previous relevent work experience either through sandwich year or piot graduate experience Knowledge of CAD systems Desire to progress Professional outlook
REED PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION are working with an established Organisation who are looking to stregthen their Capital Projects team by appointing 2 Building Surveyors / Capital Projects Managers to join their busy team. You will be responsible for delivering a range of projects valued from £20K - £1.5 million which typically are refurbishment or upgrades to the Clients current facilities. Additionally you will produce specifications for works, produce CAD drawings and tender the work through approved Contractors and then oversee their progress. Ideally you will have a Building Surveying, Project Management, Construction background and experience of delivering small scale Capital Works
6 Month temporary assignment To provide support the Project Managers which include the following: Workload planning & prioritising Management of Estates Risk Register Management of Estates CAD Database Preparation of feasibility, studies, space planning Updating of CAD database, fire plans, floor plans etc. Management of small work projects Contract Management Tender preparation and evaluations Maintenance of the Estates & Facilities Directorate drawing portfolio Carry out all necessary survey's to assist the Estates & Facilities Directorate in ensuring the estate is compliant This is a responsible/professional position requiring self-management and the ability to interact with staff at all levels of the organisation and external consultants/contractors. Main Tasks: Maintaining and developing drawings and survey database. Maintaining Service Level Contracts (SLCs) within the organisation. Supporting and training Estates & Facilities staff in the use of the CAD system. Establish develop and maintain the Estates Risk Register within the CAD system Investigating reported fault messages and software application errors and carry out remedial action. Ensure that procedures for the issuing and return of tender are correctly managed. Liaising with architects to receive proposed design and as built drawings in line with standard conventional layering and file formats. Responsible for the continuous updating of Statutory Safety Information in graphical format. Production of CAD drawings as required by the Directorate. Updating the "space database" to take into account change of use/ownership/building alterations/additions/demolitions. Uploading technical and operational manuals, memoranda, etc. Communication and Relationship Skills Will receive complex information from various sources and input data to CAD System. Liaise with wards and departments involved to obtain good quality data regarding occupancy Knowledge, Training and Experience Specialist knowledge of CADFMI systems Be prepared to study for further relevant qualifications in property management Planning and Organisational Skills Plan and organise Estates Risk Register Manage programmes to EFM staff so that they can obtain data required Responsibility for Policy/Service Development Develop CAD system and any subsequent systems for all customer properties Develop system for recording and maintaining tender and financial control Compile and maintain Risk Register Responsibility for Financial & Physical Resources Manage the Estates Capital Master Programmer Responsibility for Information Resources: Manage and monitor CAD system and any subsequent systems Provide progress reports Support the work required to complete the Estates Surveyor updates
REED PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION have an exciting opportunity to join our Clients Capital Projects team initially on a 6 month temporary contract. You will work closely with the Senior Estates team and be responsible for developing a masterplan for the re-provision of a number of sites across their estate and manage their Project Managers in delivering the plan. Our Client is interested in finding someone with eith a strong Architectural or Building Surveying background with extensive estates development experience.
REED PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION are working with an leading organisation within their industry who are looking to strengthen their team by appointing an additional Inspector and maintenance Engineer to join their team. Job Description The role is to ensure that within the defined geographical area the person will be responsible for the inspection and maintenance of all playground sites. Compliance with industry and safety requiremnents are crucial. The key areas of responsibilities are: To provide regular operational inspections to check the function and stability of equipment, including examination for wear and tear plus structural integrity. Undertaking general maintenance, which involves metal, woodworking, painting and welding, if necessary. Provide detailed quotations for any necessary work, prioritising according to urgency. Completing inspection reports in a timely manner, following an inspection. To conduct annual inspections, risk assessment and Disability Discrimination provisions within the Equality Act 2010 compliance assessments, as necessary Provide excellent customer service and ensuring that the customer is made the priority in all circumstances To provide regular liaison with different departments to ensure the smooth inspection and maintenance of all projects and contracts Proven experience of metal and woodworking is essential Good fitting or assembly type skills, preferably in a maintenance environment as well welding experience is desirable Strong administrative and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload effectively, work unsupervised and to manage own diary Good customer service and communication skills-internal and external, both face to face and over the telephone Good reporting skills A team player with a helpful can do attitude to your work A self-motivated individual who continually keeps abreast of industry and safety requirement changes Availability to travel around the area on a regular basis Occasional overnight stays may be required -need a full clean driving licence RPII Operational inspection accreditation is an advantage
The client are a major international civil engineering contractor. Their Bristol based Utilities and Electrical Substation division are seeking to add a permanent Quantity Surveyor to the team. In this role you will provide efficient commercial management of projects ensuring that all commercial aspects of the project are delivered in accordance with the relevant procedures. Operating to the highest standards of Safety, Health, Environmental, Security, Quality and Integrity. key responsibilities and duties include Procurement and management of Subcontractors, accurate cost forecasting, cost reporting and commercial guidance. The successful candidate will have a Degree level education or equivalent, preferably in Quantity Surveying or related discipline. You will be a member of or seeking membership of a relevant Professional Body and have good experience of NEC Target Cost Contracts, Knowledge of NRM / SMM7 & CESMM3. You will likely come from a Civil Engineering or Mechanical & Electrical background. The role will be office based but with site visits across the South of England. In return you will be offered a competitive package and excellent career development opportunities. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
A leading Infrastructure Civil Engineering Contractor has a requirement for a Site Agent working predominantly in Oxfordshire. The client have recently been awarded a number of highway improvement projects by Oxfordshire County Council. With a combined value of approximately £30m these projects are currently at various stages of the project lifecycle. The client works with Oxfordshire County Council on a Highways Maintenance framework that continues until at least 2020. As part of this partnership a number of larger more complex schemes have been awarded and the portfolio of projects is likely to grow in the coming years. The Site Agent reports to the Project Manager and will be wholly responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of a range of Highways Improvement schemes. You will Manage and supervise schemes on-site to ensure that work is carried out safely, on time, to budget and in accordance with the HSEQ standards required. You will need to efficiently organise labour, materials, equipment and subcontractor resources. and ensure Construction Phase Plans, method statements and safe systems of work are in-place before work is started and that required safety standards are maintained at all times. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of supervising highway maintenance and improvement works. You will have CSCS and SMSTS/IOSH certificates and have good commercial awareness of budgets. In return you will be offered a competitive package. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
One of our clients is currently recruiting for a Geotechnical Design Engineer to join a geotechnical team working mainly on rail projects. Responsibilities: *You will make sure technically sound design solutions are produced, including all associated reporting, ensuring compliance with all relevant standards (particularly Eurocode 7) *Delivery of projects to programme, within budget and to the quality required *Guidance is provided for less experienced staff and professional development and training is actively pursued *Develop designs in accordance with the Client's requirements and relevant design standards to achieve cost effective solutions *Scope, plan and manage effective ground investigations to facilitate all project design requirements *Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, management and reporting of project resources and finances *Prepare and check feasibility studies, outline designs and detailed designs, factual and interpretive reports, geotechnical appraisals / assessments and other technical documents as required *Development of engineering solutions and presentation of engineering options. *Develop and maintain good working relationships with the Client and other relevant stakeholders *Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations *Supervise team members including engineers, senior technicians and assistant/graduate engineers Essential Criteria: *BSc, BEng, MEng or MSc in a geotechnical/geological science (or Civil Engineering + Geotechnics) *Substantial post-qualification experience in rail *Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS office suite and geotechnical design software *Good experience of the co-ordination of the design process and team management *Broad experience in ground investigation and geotechnical design *Good communication skills dealing with clients, project partners, supply chain, elected representatives and the public *Client focused approach to service delivery Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Our client is seeking a Bridge Design Engineer to work with Network Rail in the Birmingham Region. They are after someone who has gained proven work experience in the design of bridge structures in the UK. Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Associate Director / Director, you will provide technical support into assigned projects ensuring successful delivery of technically challenging Bridge/ Structures schemes for UK and internationally based projects Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: * Delivery of allocated technical assignments, work elements and work packages and other design activities * Undertaking technical tasks in accordance with the Company's quality, safety and project management/engineering procedures and controls * Provision of Civil Engineering design inputs, within own area of experience/knowledge, across aspects of the Company's activities and commissions * Checking/ vetting all designs before issue * Undertaking consultancy assignments and providing advisory support to Clients and contribute to formulation of design concepts and approaches * Maintain good relationships with Client's key representative, and contribute to the marketing/networking of the Company to potential customers * Inputs to the formulation of technical Proposals and their presentation to potential Clients * Contribute to overall team resource allocation and utilisation * Specific allocated responsibilities and duties commensurate with individual experience and developmental needs. * Design management, team leadership / mentoring and client relationship skills Minimum Academic Qualifications: * Master's Degree in Civil Engineering Essential Experience: * Demonstrable experience of rail bridge design in the UK * Significant experience in the analysis and design of bridges and civil structures in concrete and or steel * Strong working knowledge of bridge design codes used in the UK * Excellent written English with experience of writing and checking reports for clients * Liaising directly with clients Desirable Experience: * Design of bridges to Eurocodes, BS and ASSHTO standards * Experience in post-tensioned bridge designs * Experience of leading a design team, mentoring and developing junior engineers * Experience of working on major infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Our client is seeking a Bridge Design Engineer to work with Network Rail in the North West Region. They are after someone who has gained proven work experience in the design of bridge structures in the UK. Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Associate Director / Director, you will provide technical support into assigned projects ensuring successful delivery of technically challenging Bridge/ Structures schemes for UK and internationally based projects Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: * Delivery of allocated technical assignments, work elements and work packages and other design activities * Undertaking technical tasks in accordance with the Company's quality, safety and project management/engineering procedures and controls * Provision of Civil Engineering design inputs, within own area of experience/knowledge, across aspects of the Company's activities and commissions * Checking/ vetting all designs before issue * Undertaking consultancy assignments and providing advisory support to Clients and contribute to formulation of design concepts and approaches * Maintain good relationships with Client's key representative, and contribute to the marketing/networking of the Company to potential customers * Inputs to the formulation of technical Proposals and their presentation to potential Clients * Contribute to overall team resource allocation and utilisation * Specific allocated responsibilities and duties commensurate with individual experience and developmental needs. * Design management, team leadership / mentoring and client relationship skills Minimum Academic Qualifications: * Master's Degree in Civil Engineering Essential Experience: * Demonstrable experience of rail bridge design in the UK * Significant experience in the analysis and design of bridges and civil structures in concrete and or steel * Strong working knowledge of bridge design codes used in the UK * Excellent written English with experience of writing and checking reports for clients * Liaising directly with clients Desirable Experience: * Design of bridges to Eurocodes, BS and ASSHTO standards * Experience in post-tensioned bridge designs * Experience of leading a design team, mentoring and developing junior engineers * Experience of working on major infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Employment Type: Full Time, Flexible Working Employment Category : Permanent Number of Vacancies: 3 Salary: 43,000-60,000 Industry: Engineering, Buildings our client is looking to appoint an Associate Electrical Engineer into our Building Services Practice in Epsom or London Euston. The Building Services Practice is part of a multi-disciplinary division that is trusted to deliver some of the industry's most challenging and time critical engineering projects. Recent projects have seen our engineers involved in the design of Venues for the London 2012 Olympic Games and the design of the world's largest airport. Our need to recruit comes from the success of our Engineering & Major Projects (E&MP) division and the expected growth across a variety of sectors, including Airports, Defence, Energy, Civil Infrastructure, Education and Rail. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer to work within an internationally renowned consultant, working on large scale multidiscipline projects. You should have the ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way. Requirements *Chartered Engineer - IET, CIBSE or equivalent *Experience of working in a large design consultancy *Experience of working within a contractor environment *Experience in the design and delivery of medium to large scale projects *Ability to manage a technical team at a senior level within an engineering design consultancy practice *High level of technical skill in Electrical Building Services *Experience of dealing with clients, building strong working relationships *Commercially focused *Experience of working in a Multi-Discipline environment and good understanding of co-ordination and interfaces with other disciplines *Capable of accurate work under pressure and able to work on several projects simultaneously *Able to see wider picture outside own discipline in projects *Able to understand and express technical concepts in written and verbal language *Able to innovate new solutions as well as applying existing solutions to problems *Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way *A confident and articulate communicator, with good verbal and presentation skills *Project management experience ensuring work is delivered on time and to budget Responsibilities *To lead delivery on Electrical Building Services design on UK and international projects with a good understanding of International standards *Act as Project Manager on engineering projects *Motivate and develop the Building Services team to consistently deliver excellent performance *Strategic technical decision making and strategic technical direction to the electrical team *Establish and develop strong client relationships with new clients and build relationships with existing clients, securing repeat business and identifying opportunities to sell new services *Coordination between the M&E Disciplines and across the multi discipline team. *Ensure Electrical design quality is maintained *Own resource schedule for your projects and liaise with other team leaders to maximise staff utilisation and Multi-discipline opportunities *Lead bids for M&E and Multidiscipline projects *Ownership of commercial reporting for your projects as Project Manager with emphasis on accurate forecasting of costs as well as income The Individual *Displays enthusiasm and is able to motivate other team members *Keen to develop their individual capability and that of the team *An effective communicator, both written and verbal Training Our client develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. Our client recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career in engineering, but who require flexibility. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. Please do not contact us if you do not have the requirements that we want. please call 02072204751 Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Employment Type: Full Time, Part Time, Flexible Working Employment Category : Permanent Number of Vacancies: 1 Salary: 25,000-30,000 Industry: Buildings we are recruiting for a Structures Technician to join our forward thinking structural engineering team based in Epsom, Surrey. Working within a busy design office, successful candidates will have experience of the preparation of structural 2D models and subsequent drawing output using AutoCAD software. Candidates will come from a structural engineering background and have sound knowledge of the AutoCAD software package. As a structures technician you will be working closely with engineers to be directly involved in a broad range of major projects. Knowledge of RC detailing would be an advantage. This is an immediate opportunity on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity for successful candidates to develop their knowledge and skills supporting a fantastic company' drive to embrace Building Information Modelling (BIM). This will involve relevant training in BIM processes and supporting technology such as Revit Structures. Responsibilities * Generation of 2D CAD models and drawings using AutoCAD software *Collaboration and interface with other disciplines 2D model data *Preparation of drawings composed from model files. * Completion of tasks received from engineer * Adherence to project CAD/BIM Standards and protocols *Adherence to Atkins Quality Procedures Requirements * Have a broad understanding of BIM and its direction within the industry * Have a minimum five years AutoCAD experience *Preferably hold a minimum HNC qualification in Structural/Civil Engineering *Able to work without excessive supervision *Able for self checking & correction of work *Able to produce correct quality work * Compliance with CAD/BIM standards & Quality Assurance *Be reliable and show initiative The Individual *You will have a proactive, co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues *A self-motivating, reliable and consistent approach to work is essential *You must be able to work independently and in teams *Acceptance of responsibility for work carried out *A flexible approach to work is required *A desire and ability to learn new tools and processes. Please only contact us if you have the requirements that we are looking for. Please call me on 02072204751 Ask for Junaid Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Facilities/Technical Manager (Live In) No living cost, Newly refurbished room, with shared kitchen and living area. Mon - Fri 9-5.30pm, when the family is in-house weekends are included and time will be given back in lieu. FM reports to Head of Property Management Location: St James Park 6th October 2014 Our client, a Middle Eastern family - are looking for a top calibre, highly experienced live-in Facilities to be based in their stunning St James residence. The family are in residence for a maximum of three months per year, with many business trips throughout the year. The FM Manager will work alongside a House Manager in ensuring the smooth running of this large and prestigious family home. Although all M & E and technical equipment will have maintenance contracts in place, a hands on approach is required for minor general maintenance & repairs & may occasional be required to assist with FM issues on some of the clients other smaller London properties. You will have complete responsibility for the overall management of all M & E systems and technical equipment within the property including: Asset Register attached & includes the following systems: Leisure suite: Swimming Pool/Sauna/Jacuzzi Cinema Car lift & turntable Door access system Fire system Intruder Alarm system Security camera system Lifts - x 2 - Private Family Lift & Service lift Under floor heating Fireplaces AV systems BMS system Responsibilities: Monitoring and management of all M & E, HVAC & general technical equipment including plant rooms Responsible for tendering & management of maintenance contracts. Ensure that all reactive and planned maintenance tasks are conducted according to the requisite standards across the property and are completed in line with the contract service level agreements. Arranging, supervising all sub-contractors effectively to ensure that all procedures are adhered to and work is carried out in a safe and compliant manner, including issuing permits to work for all planned& reactive maintenance works & repairs. Ensure that planned preventive maintenance programmes are up to date and meet the contract specification. Creating and managing with the Facilities/M & E budget. Personal Specification * Extensive experience within a technical facilities role * Apprenticeship served (mechanical or electrical) * Demonstrate understanding of statutory law and requirements * Experience or knowledge of CAFM & BMS systems * Good IT skills, particularly MS Excel * Understanding of Middle Eastern culture (advantageous) Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
To support the management of the Head Office building at Weybridge, by providing a daily post service; site inspections and maintenance; supporting the Health & Safety regime; and other functions relating to servicing the building. Processing Incoming post and parcels for distribution around the building. Processing outgoing post and parcels in time for collection, including arranging Exporting documentation and logistic. Carry out site inspections on daily basis to pro-actively identify any site issues, whether related to Health & Safety or the operation of the site Carry out planned and reactive maintenance to the site. For example, decoration of the building, low level repair of infrastructure, supporting external contractors. Provide support to Health & Safety regime, to include responsibility for site Portable Appliance Testing, fridge monitoring, COSHH reporting. Support of Reception cover during times of break or absence Support Security Day Guard functions during absence - taking deliveries, distributing parcels and post. Assist Operations and Refurbishment Manager with any other reasonable tasks relating to Facilities or Operational functions Provide general administrative support to the Loan Pool as required, to include arranging of collections and liaison with carriers. Balancing the varied responsibilities to ensure that all internal and external customers are provided with the services they require. Reacting to urgent site maintenance issues to ensure the building facilities are usable and safe. Carrying out site maintenance and decoration during or outside normal working hours without affecting staff ability to perform their roles. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.
Displaying 17 jobs from Reed Property & Construction