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We are a recruitment consultancy based in Cambridge specialising in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction, Surveying & Property. The company has over 18 years local recruitment experience within the built environment sector with in this region. One thing our experience has taught us, and where we aim to be different is in our approach to you. Our company policy is not to have a heavy handed sales approach to recruitment. If you are fed up hearing about jobs and being put forward to interviews that arent relevant to your skills, then Technical Moves can offer you a more personal touch without the hard sell. We concentrate purely on finding you opportunities within the local market that are of genuine interest and relevant to your career aspirations. We offer a specialist recruitment service and have jobs and vacancies available in a range of disciplines including:- ARCHITECTURE Architects, CAD Technicians, Planning, Building Control, Detailed Design SURVEYING & PROPERTY PQS, Building Surveying, General Practice, Valuations, Asset Management CIVIL ENGINEERING Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering Design, Project Management BUILDING SERVICES Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC, Facilities Management & Maintenance, H&S CONSTRUCTION Contract, Site & Project Managers New Build, Refurb, Civil & Housing COMMERCIAL Quantity Surveying, Commercial Managers, Estimating, Planning & Buying We continue to expand our range of specialist services and we have recently added further dedicated divisions for:- SALES & MARKETING Field Sales, B2B, B2C Sales, Telesales, Advertising & Specialist Product Sales MOTOR TRADE Parts Advisors, Service Advisors, Vehicle Technicians, Sales & Support Staff All levels of Permanent, fixed term and temporary recruitment for the Private and Public Sector, our benefits include:- Local market knowledge of the East Anglia, Herts, Essex, Beds, Bucks, Home Counties & North London area. A strong technical awareness of our candidates needs including previous work experience within the industry During our careers we have built up a solid reputation based on strong and trusted relationships with clients and candidates by offering a quality and professional service that is based on integrity and the ability to find you local relevant job opportunities. REC Corporate Membership - You can be confident that you are receiving a quality and professional service that adheres to industry standards, we fully support the REC (Recruitment Employment Confederation) Code of Practice. A completely confidential service, tailored to your job search needs. We have experience dealing with small local businesses, regional contractors, blue chip multi-disciplinary clients and public sector organisations.
We are currently working with an established, independent insurance broker who is looking at additional growth in their business. Due to recent expansion they are looking to secure a Personal Lines Account Handler to join them in their Saffron Walden office. The client is a successful and award winning company that have developed and worked with many of the insurance markets leading companies - providing insurance cover for both personal and commercial lines. They are a traditional but forward thinking broker who provides mainline insurance including: Motor, Home, Travel, Wedding, Personal accident and Commercial/Industrial, Public liability, professional indemnity, building contractors etc. The successful candidate will need a keen eye for detail, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work as part of a team. Previous knowledge of personal insurance is favoured, along with a background in customer service or a call centre environment. Good knowledge of Open GI and software packages would be beneficial, however full training on systems and products will be given. Required Qualifications: Maths and English GCSE or equivalent In return they can offer an attractive salary and benefits package depending on skills and previous experience.
We have an immediate requirement for a driver / stores person to work in Cambridge. Our client is an independent building supplier and specialise in plumbing and heating. Duties include driving a van delivering goods around the Cambridge area but also to their other branches if necessary. When you are not driving, you will be based in the warehouse putting away stock etc. 45 hours per week (7.30am 5.00pm) with half an hour lunch break. Saturday mornings are on a rota basis which will be paid at time and a half (8.00am to 12.00pm). Salary is around £15,000 per annum but negotiable depending on experience and product knowledge. A clean driving license required and preferably a counter-balance fork lift truck license.
My client is a busy M&E consultancy that has been trading for 30 years. Due to a strong workload and healthy order book going forward, they are currently looking to recruit an M&E CAD Technician. Although this position is initially offered on a contract basis, it is anticipated that it will lead to a permanent offering for the right person. You will be responsible for producing and layering CAD drawings to the required standard, undertaking measured and detailed site surveys. You will also be required to assist in the maintenance and archiving of drawn information. Candidates must be capable of producing general arrangement and detailed building services drawings including lighting, power, HVAC, CCTV and other similar layout drawings using AutoCAD.
This well respected practice situated in Peterborough, is looking to enhance its already strong team with the addition of an Architect. You will predominantly be working on residential projects (both new build and refurbishments) so a strong background within this sector is required. It is expected that applicants have job running skills and are fully up to date with UK regs, along with good design skills. Key requirements are: · Ability to demonstrate previous job running skills or the capability to take on this responsibility in the future · Knowledge of residential projects with values of up to £200k · Knowledge of UK planning regulations and ability to understand and make planning applications · Producing working drawings and amending to meet regulations where necessary · Very strong Cad skills gained in an architectural field · Team skills with some management experience · Ability to be client facing when required · Design skills advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for someone with firm knowledge and sound technical skills to take on more responsibility within a successful and growing practice.
Due to expansion our client is seeking to recruit an Architectural Technician to be based at their Chesham office. This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking and progressive practice. Majoirty of the work is on residential projects and candidates must be proficient users of Revit. Requirements: Experience of producing all working technical drawings and specification Ability to compile and submit planning applications Good building detailing skills Up to date knowledge of UK Building Regulations Construction knowledge Proficient with AutoCAD
Our client is an expanding architectural practice based in Essex. They are currently recruiting for an Architectural Technician to work alongside qualified Architects and Technicians on their residential projects. Ideally you would have a good eye for detail and design, be AutoCAD proficient and have comprehensive knowledge of current Building Regulations, HQI, Lifetime Homes, Code for Sustainable Homes & Construction details. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a reputable, fast growing practice and to develop your skills to the highest level.
We are seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to join one of our Bedfordshire based clients. They are a Building Services consultancy that is looking to expand their current team; you will be working on a variety of sectors covering Commercial, Educational, Industrial and Retail with values of up to £15 million. This role will be based on involvement in the electrical design of systems through all stages of a project from feasibility through to site completion. Projects will include the design of new build facilities as well as the improvement of existing facilities, where direct liaison with the clients and end users is typically involved. Role Design of high voltage and low voltage distribution systems, including transformers, generators, uninterruptible power supplies and main electrical distribution systems. Design of miscellaneous electrical systems, such as fire alarms, earthing, security, ICT, vertical transportation, lightning protection etc Assisting with the production of drawings, reports and specifications Design management Assisting with developing and encouraging sustainable building design on projects Ideally experience of healthcare, industrial, commercial or financial services type buildings and sectors Direct Client and external team liaison on technical issues as well as project management and general coordination Work will be based in the office, on construction sites and in existing buildings (including survey work) as necessary This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing consultancy, work on a variety of projects and be rewarded with a highly competitive salary
My client is currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Project Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, procuring, organising all labour, materials, meeting project plans and ensuring financial targets are met on the projects that you have responsibility. Ensuring M&E Installations comply with Design, Quality, and Installation standards within budgeted costs. Ensuring operational activities comply with Contractual, QA and legal requirements. Managing a system of costs and work control i.e. QS, expenses on all projects controlled. Projects are predominantly commercial, educational and high end residential but also cover a variety of other sectors. Values of contracts vary but typically range from 100k - £2m This is an excellent chance to join a respected company. Salary is negotiable but expected to be 35-45k + company car, pension and healthcare
This well respected practice situated in London, is looking to enhance its already strong team with the addition of either an Architectural Technologist or job running Architectural Technician. Applicants must have a strong background in social housing projects. The initial requirement is for 4+ months but with a view to permanent Key requirements are: Ability to demonstrate previous job running skills or the capability to take on this responsibility in the future 10+ years experience Strong demonstrable experience within Social housing projects Knowledge of UK building regulations Preparation of detail designs, construction drawings and building regulation applications. Very strong AutoCAD skills, use of Revit is an advantage Team skills with some management experience Ability to be client facing when required This is an excellent opportunity for someone with firm knowledge and sound technical skills to take on more responsibility within a successful and growing practice The client is looking to take the successful applicant on an initial contract basis but there is a strong possibility of this role becoming permanent
A quantity surveyor with mechanical, pipework or buried utilities experience is required by a Buckingham based market leader in underground pre-insulated pipe systems. The office based position will involve projects throughout the UK. Applicants should have extensive experience using major forms of contract such as JCT and NEC, and be capable of liaising with contract engineers, sub contractors and suppliers to control all the financial elements of the projects from tender stage to final completion, including preparation of valuations, priced variations and final accounts. Key Responsibilities Checking estimate prior to accepting order Negotiating and placing sub contract orders with installers Visiting sites during installations for valuation purposes Dealing with client and sub contractor contract variations Monitoring contract costs Compiling applications for payment and ensuring they are dispatched on time in line with the contract requirements Agreeing final accounts with clients and sub contractors Ensuring application payments from clients are received on time Ensuring retention payments are applied for and are received on time Overseeing chasing overdue monies Liaising with the clients and sub contractors to ensure the smooth running of the contract whilst maximising profits Signing off invoices for suppliers and sub contractors Salary on offer is 40 - 50k plus company car and pension
Our client is a well respected contractor specialising in the Retail and Hospitality sector that currently have a permanent position for an Estimator to join their Bristol office. This is a new role, supporting a supermarket roll-out program, therefore the successful candidate must have roll out experience, typically with lower to mid-range values of contract (£500k up to £2-3m) or a strong retail project background. The ability to price simple construction projects as well as fit out will also be required. Candidates must feel comfortable managing multiple projects at one time. Due to the requirement to work a majority of the time out of the Bristol office, candidates will ideally be based within a commutable distance or happy to relocate (however the client will not offer a relocation package) and priority will be given to local candidates. Benefits include a salary circa £40 - 45K plus a £5250 car allowance: single private medical cover, pension and life assurance Your key responsibility will be to support the Bid team in preparing accurate and competitive tenders to win new work for the company. To ensure that our processes are suitable, visible & at all times adhered to & key tender opportunities are conducted in an efficient & methodical manner utilising the skills of the supply chain in a collaborative and commercial manner. Key Responsibilities: · Evaluate and advise on the suitability of tender opportunities for the business - traditional, two stage, and design & build · In conjunction with the Bid Manager and the bid team, agree the bid strategy and scope for each tender opportunity · Evaluate and review sub contractor tenders checking for accuracy comparing costs to ensure both suitability and competitiveness of tender · Organise the tender adjudication and advise the bid team leader on bid proposals and market levels to ensure both the quality and competitiveness of the bid proposition · Cost analysis and cost planning, identifying opportunities to increase the financial competitiveness of the tender, able to defend costs and present a strong financial case. Produce tender submissions. · Responsible for completing compliance checks. · Prepare and participate in client meetings/presentations with specific responsibility for discussing the risk analysis from a commercial perspective · Demonstrate a collaborative and commercial approach to the supply chain by selecting and fully integrating suitable suppliers into the tender process · Share best practice within the estimating team to improve the cost efficiency of the bid process and improvement of the estimating/bid function across the business To be shortlisted for this position applications must be received by Thursday 5th December 2013
A respected Property Management company are looking to recruit an Estates Manager to join their busy regional office in Cambridge. With a network of offices throughout the UK they have a strong reputation of being one of the industrys leading and progressive companies. The position will suit a hardworking and driven professional with a background either in Estates or Property Management as well as strong communication and customer service skills helping to resolve day to day financial and management queries and effectively managing an increasing portfolio. Reporting to the General Manager, your main duties will be to ensure the KPIs are achieved and monitored, ensuring the financial aspects of the estates are effectively managed, ensuring the maintenance is managed efficiently and providing excellent customer service and achieving customer satisfaction. There will also be times where you will need to deal with minor/routine reported maintenance issues by liaising with the relevant departments and check against warranty or maintenance contracts. Other duties will include placing various orders with contractors, assisting with marketing and mailings, and ensure all paperwork is processed effectively. Previous relevant management experience is essential and IRPM qualification is preferred but not essential. The successful candidate will need to have strong coordination and problem solving skills, strong experience of budget management, knowledge of relevant legislation, a positive approach to resolving issues, Competent in IT, administration and standard Microsoft packages with a good standard of education and common sense approach.
My client is looking for a professional and talented graduate PQS, to support their expanding retail and education team. The company is a well established and sort after firm with low staff turnover, who want to help support a graduate Professional Quantity Surveyor through their APC in gaining full RICS Membership (MRICS). There is a competitive package and room to grow and develop within the company. The right candidate must; Have completed an appropriate degree with a minimum grade of 2:1 (Preferably 1st). Be enthusiastic and motivated with a driven attitude towards your career. Willing to learn new skills. Be a team player. Excellent Maths, Science and English. An eye for detail. Very strong communication skills. A knack for problem solving. Able to work to tight deadlines. Due to the nature of the role; must have own transport. Skills/experience that would be advantageous: Be part way through APC (e.g. 12 months). Have experience in working within the retail and/or educational sector. Strong IT skills including Microsoft and Auto CAD. Have a 1st degree Honours qualification (appropriate). Good at working in a team and independently. To apply for this role; please contact Steve Tomkinson from Technical Moves on the details provided.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a locally based Property Manager to join an Independent Estate Agency in Cambridge. Our client is a respected company who provide a comprehensive management service across a mixed portfolio of approximately 270 properties throughout Cambridgeshire, consisting of around 35 40 per cent of these being new build. Due to further growth within their portfolio, they have a need for a Property Manager to join their experienced team and assist with a growing customer base. The role will include full Property Management duties expected with the management of a large portfolio including; handling landlords and tenants enquiries on a daily basis, preparing inventories, carrying out inspections and end of tenancy checks, arranging for maintenance works to be carried out and assigning work to appropriate contractors, as well as other administrative duties associated with the role including, marketing, tenancy agreements, gas safety certificates etc. The role will be based initially in the companys office in the centre of Cambridge, moving next year to a brand new office. Candidates wishing to apply for the position should ideally have 2-3 years previous industry experience, either in a Property Management or letting's capacity, ideally with knowledge of the local market. ARLA qualification is desirable but not essential - as they are prepared to look at training and qualification support for the right candidate. In addition, candidates need to be able to demonstrate; excellent customer service skills and a good track record working within a customer service environment. The company promotes a strong team environment, so candidates should be looking to work within a small but successful team. In return they are looking at a basic salary of £20,000 to £25,000, depending on experience; a pension scheme is available after probation period, a work phone and use of pool cars in office hours. If you feel that you have the right experience, please apply by submitting an up to date CV to Alice Pond along with your salary expectations and relevant experience. Please note, the client cant consider applications from candidates needing to relocate to the area.
We are currently recruiting for a Project Engineer with mechanical, pipework or buried utilities experience for a market leader in underground pre-insulated pipe systems. The office based position will involve projects throughout the UK. Applicants should be familiar with contract procedures, have a good understanding of H&S requirements and be capable of controlling projects from tender stage to final completion, including preparation of valuations, priced variations and final accounts. Working within a small multi-disciplined team controlling various projects at any one time from order placement to final account and ensuring optimum profits are achieved from each contract. To anticipate and respond to client needs to ensure they offer an exceptional service. Key Responsibilities Checking estimate prior to accepting order Agreeing order conditions Compiling contract specific risk assessments and method statements Compiling programme of work if required Ensuring accurate working drawings are compiled and dispatched to client Ordering all materials for the project Arranging transportation and delivery of materials to site Negotiating and placing sub contract orders with installers Supplying sub contactors with all relevant documentation Supervising sub contractors during the contract Visiting sites during installations Dealing with contract variations Monitoring contract costs Ensuring all certification is (a) received from sub contractors (b) supplied to the client Ensuring as installed drawings are accurately compiled and dispatched to client on time Compiling applications for payment and ensuring they are dispatched on time in line with the contract requirements Agreeing final accounts with clients and sub contractors Ensuring retentions are applied for at the correct time Chasing overdue monies Liaising with the client and sub contractors to ensure the smooth running of the contract whilst maximising profits
TECHNICAL / REPAIRS ADMINISTRATOR We are representing a progressive maintenance contractor based in the East Anglia that have an opportunity for an experienced Technical repairs administrator to join their Building maintenance division. They provide a full and comprehensive repairs and maintenance service to several Landlords and Property management companies across the East of England. Due to further expansion and a new regional office in Cambridge, they now have an exciting opportunity for a proven individual to join their contact team. The team is growing and currently consists of administrators and call handlers that deal with, enquires, repair works orders, administration, and are the first port of call for their customers. The team also consists of in-house maintenance operatives across a full spectrum of Technical, Trades, and Labour - in additional to several sub contractors. REQUIREMENTS The administration team are responsible for carrying out performance monitoring of the repairs process from enquiry to completion, so it is very important that the successful candidate has previous in-depth knowledge of domestic repairs maintenance or building services maintenance. Candidates are invited to apply if they have strong skills in office administration, technical knowledge/experience within property maintenance; strong IT and communication skills and can demonstrate a solid employment track history. Candidates also need to be competent in collating detailed management information and monitoring KPI's with good organisation skills as the role calls for strong diary management and scheduling of responsive repairs - including provision of out of hours services. Please note: This is a technical role and the client has requested that only candidates that have a strong understanding of Building Services or repairs can be considered. Ideally they are looking to recruit a candidate who has previously worked in this role for either another maintenance contractor, Housing Association or Local Authority. IN RETURN In return they are looking to offer salaries in the region of £14 - £16.5k which are dependent on previous experience. They are also able to provide a career path and opportunities for promotional as they expand.
My client in Bury St Edmunds requires an enthusiastic and passionate individual for their 'Building Surveyor Technician' position. With an appropriate qualification in Building Surveying and a positive work ethic, you will have significant experience with AUTO CAD and similar architecture based software. Main duties will involve: οΏ½ Creating and analysing CAD drawings and building specifications. οΏ½ Assisting established team with administration duties. οΏ½ Reporting findings. οΏ½ Portfolio management. οΏ½ Direct client relations. οΏ½ Occasional assisted measuring of buildings. The right candidate must have an appropriate degree, preferably with a proven background of using CAD software. Membership of RICS is not required for this role and would ideally suit a graduate building surveyor or surveyor technician with previous experience. To apply for this role; please contact Steve Tomkinson from Technical Moves on the details provided.
This well respected practice situated in Braintree, is looking to enhance its already strong team with the addition of either an Architectural Technician or job running Architectural Technician. Applicants must have a strong background in residential projects and live within a reasonable commute of Braintree. Applicants will ideally have skills and an interest in working on projects at planning stage Key requirements are: Ability to demonstrate previous job running skills or the capability to take on this responsibility in the future 4+ years experience Strong demonstrable experience within residential projects Knowledge of UK building regulations Preparation of detail designs, construction drawings and building regulation applications. Very strong AutoCAD skills, use of Revit is an advantage Team skills with some management experience Ability to be client facing when required This is an excellent opportunity for someone with firm knowledge and sound technical skills to take on more responsibility within a successful and growing practice
Our client based in Norwich, Norfolk is looking for an experienced 'Rail Surveyor' to join their expanding team covering the South East of England. The company predominantly work within the land surveying and rail network support sector, and they are well established, with plenty of room to develop and grow within the company. Your duty will involve supervising a rail survey team. This will include managing a team of graduate and trainee surveyors, assisting senior management with administration and managerial duties, measuring of land and facilities, reporting on findings, overseeing health and safety within your workspace and coming up with solutions. The right applicant MUST have the following experience/skills... A minimum of 5 years experience surveying within the rail and land sector. To have commenced APC with at least 12 months experience. Experienced with laser measuring equipment. A willingness to learn new skills and adapt to your surroundings. Knack for problem solving. Ability to work independently and as a team. Good Health & Safety Knowledge. Access to own transport The following skills would be advantageous... In-depth knowledge of the British rail system and legislation surrounding this. Full Member of RICS status (preferably chartered). Experience with software such as AUTO CAD. Knowledge of the local geographical area. Experience of managing groups of staff and/or contractors. To apply for this role or for more information: please contact Steve Tomkinson from Technical Moves on the details provided.
Lettings Manager - Ely, Cambridgeshire - £18 - 25K + Comms Our client is an established, independent Estate Agency, now looking to recruit a Lettings Manager to take on full responsibility of their lettings department which currently has a portfolio of approximately 165 properties. The Lettings Manager is tasked with a wide variety of duties including: generating new business, prioritising daily management, market appraisals, taking on properties, negotiating rents with landlords and tenants, booking in viewings, conducting viewings, check-ins and outs, reference checks, uploading properties details to the system/website, maintenance, as well as running the lettings office. It is important that applicants have the ability to communicate with people at all levels, be motivating and work to targets set by the company director. To apply for this role, it is essential that you have strong experience working within property management or residential lettings, be able to prioritise workload, work independently as well as part of a team, have a full driving licence and live within 40 minutes of Ely. In return our client is willing to offer a basic salary of £18 - 25K (depending on experience) plus commission.
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