Construction Vacancies

Commercial Assistant

Permanent
Cambridge, UK
Competitive salary

Our Client is looking to hire a Commercial Assistant/ Operational Assistant to assist the Managing Quantity Surveyor within the Commercial team Job Description • The successful candidate will report directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor within the Commercial team the roles include: • Dealing with, and managing orders to and applications from, our approved subcontractors, including liaison with our subcontractors commercial and finance teams; • Undertaking valuations/claims on the in-house IT “Inform” valuation system and contributing to the month end process; • Organise and adjust Road Space Booking for the Road Marking team operations; • Producing cost and value reports; • Working closely with the Road Marking Manager and Depot Manager in delivery and commercial roles; • Liaison with Commercial, Operational and Finance team personnel to ensure accuracy of cost and value capture; • Review all information including Compensation Events (CE) with the Road Marking Manager and Depot Manager as required and the Managing Quantity Surveyor; • Dealing with clients’ and subcontractors’ queries and enquiries; • Ensuring that all CE information is accurately recorded and filed; • Checking sub-contractors applications for payment are accurately coded and authorised in line with Skanska policies and procedures; • Ensure accuracy of data entered into cost capture system (CPA); • Provide cover for other members of the commercial team; • Other administrative tasks. The Individual The ideal individual will have commercial/financial experience with a good attention to detail You should be able to work with minimum guidance and show initiative You will be a strong team player You will add value to the contract You will need to demonstrate attention to detail whilst working to very tight deadlines You will be reliable and have excellent organisational skills You will have excellent communication skills, coupled with a flexible and proactive approach to work to thrive in a busy team You will have to be able to drive and have a car available for use for work. Rewards and Benefits • 28 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays • Contributory Pension Scheme • Life Assurance Scheme • Personal accident cover • Professional fees paid • Give as you earn – charity contributions • IT Related discounts • Share incentive plan (after 6 months service) • Bike4Work scheme – opportunity to benefit from tax and NI savings on a new bike used primarily to travel to work. • Employee Assistance Well-being Programme – 24 hour free confidential information and advice

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Civil/Drainage Engineer

Permanent
Wexford, Ireland
Competitive salary

Civil/Drainage Engineer Wexford €Neg Civil /Drainage Engineer with previous Civil Projects experience, in particular roads and motorway projects. This role will be based in Wexford. Reporting to the Project Manager, the candidate be responsible for the supervision of the quality assurance and control of pavement, roadworks and finishing works. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Design review of submissions for pavement, road furniture and markings and finishing’s to ensure it complies with the contract requirements Prepare method statements, inspection and test plans and risk assessments; Responsible for the technical development of staff members; Review quality of work on all ongoing works; Ensure compliance with standards and specifications for pavement design and workmanship; Supervision of CBGM and asphalt pavement construction; Monitors work on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate testing; Review and advise the design team of any modifications needed to the detailed road designs; Propose cost effective and innovative solutions to the problems in road/pavement, roadworks and finishing works; Prepare estimates and participate in tender reviews as required; Manage and price contract variations (continuing variations and improvement works); Prepare and issue price enquiries; Prepare scoping documentation, seek suppliers / subcontractors, obtain quotations, undertake the technical evaluation, and make recommendations for the procurement of materials and services; Communicate with, and attend project progress meetings with the internal site team and clients; Liaise with the Construction Manager, client and supplier on technical matters as required; Provide technical advice and assistance to Site Management and other personnel as required; Coordination and Supervision of Site Engineers; Provide Support to foremen and supervisors; Identify contract variations and prepare documentation to the client; Prepare programme status reports as necessary; Manage project cost control and reporting; In conjunction with the Project Planner, prepare and maintain construction and maintenance programmes including: Resourcing, timing and cash flows Co-ordination of inter-related activities Co-ordination of subcontractors Assist the site management, as necessary, to purchase materials and services in accordance with approved procedures; Provides clear leadership and direction and promotes and fosters a team culture; Provides regular performance feedback to direct reports and completes annual Performance Appraisals; and Provides coaching, mentoring and development opportunities for direct reports and builds the capability of business unit personnel. Ability to work unsupervised and willingness to work weekends and night shifts to meet project requirements; Job Requirements Degree in Civil Engineering, or Geotechnical engineering or related Engineering field. Minimum 5 years Civil Engineering and or Pavement/Concrete or Asphalt Construction Industry experience. Familiarity with specification for highway works and contract document preparation Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software; Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills; The ability to lead, manage and proactively participate in project teams; Hold a valid Driver’s License. To register your interest please send CV to john.behan@icds.ie or call +353 (0)1 632 1200 for more.

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Development & Aftersales Coordinator

Permanent
Dublin City Centre, County Dublin
Competitive salary

Development & Aftersales Coordinator / Sales Consultant (Property Development) Dublin City €Neg My client is a well know property development firm operating on several residential projects across Dublin. Due to a large-scale expansion they have an opportunity for a confident property professional with 2-3 years’ experience working with a developer or in a property management role to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a strong customer services focus and have previously dealt with snagging and possess a client facing disposition. Profile: Liaising with house buyers to arrange snagging, liaising with construction team to progress snag lists, Dealing with house buyers when they move in and providing Customer Service and Aftersales – working closely with the Sales & Marketing Manager & Development Team to progress sales Administrative Duties Assist Sales and Marketing Manager as needed on special projects Assist with sales closings and tracking the sales process Liaise with home buyers to arrange snagging appointments and ensure snag lists are issued to site and progressed. Inspecting properties to ensure snagging has been progressed Reporting on status of snagging and de-snagging Arranging house cleaning and inspecting homes before buyers move in Coordinating the day to day operations once buyers move in and dealing with any issues that may arise. Provide high quality of customer service, update and maintain current daily logs. Preparing and collating handover information manuals. Maintain and update customer care files for all home owners. Handle miscellaneous assignments as requested by management Maintain highly organized filing system for manuals, handover packs, customer care files, snag lists, weekly reports. Experience/skill set should include: Strong attention to detail 2-3 years administrative experience in a property management/customer care environment Excellent customer service Demonstrated knowledge of phone and email procedures and etiquette Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to deal with delicate matters/complaints in a professional manner Strong ability to work independently; Ability to research and problem solve Knowledge of office and accounting procedures Exceptional computer skills Familiarity with facilities operation An attractive package is on offer for this position. Contact John.behan@icds.iefor more info, or call 01-632-1200 to discuss.

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Building Services Engineer / Coordinator

Permanent
London, UK
Competitive salary

Building Services Engineer / Coordinator Dublin & Leinster €Neg + Package Our Client deliver projects nationwide, with an in house Building Services Division, their main body of work consists of supervising both nominated and domestic sub-contractors for new build installations / refurbishment works in the following sectors: Apartment / High Rise Residential Industrial / Pharmaceutical Plants Shopping Centres / Retail Parks Hotels / Commercial Developments Apartment / High Rise Residential Hospitals / Medical Centres Government Buildings / State Buildings Projects of National & International Importance We seek applications from both junior (3+ years post grad experience) and senior applicants. Responsibilities: Liaison with supervision and control of all subcontractors and suppliers. Meet programmed dates by active monitoring. Procurement Programming Drawing Production. Attend regular review meetings with professional team. Productivity control, measurement and quality. Production of methods statements risk analysis. Maintain variation log in conjunction with project QS and advise client of additional costs as they occur. This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious Building Services Engineer / Coordinator to join a leading main contractor who offers excellent salary, employment conditions and definite career path. Please email CV with cover letter to or call 01 632 1200 to discuss in confidence and view other options at www.icds.ie/build

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Quantity Surveyor

Permanent
Dublin City Centre, County Dublin
Competitive salary

Quantity Surveyors (Grad, Assistant and Intermediate) €Neg + Package Dublin/Leinster & London, UK ICDS have new full time / permanent vacancies with Tier 1 main contractors, leading property developers and large specialist sub-contractors across Ireland including: Assistant QS (3+ year’s experience), to join property developer in Dublin, projects in the commercial and residential sectors, reporting to Senior QS, with long term prospects. QS (Intermediate), for construction of 1,500 houses and apartments along the Luas line, 5 year build programme, definite career path for ambitious candidate. Senior QS Roles: Senior QS, with developer for €75m riverside mixed use development in Dublin's Docklands. Senior and Junior QS for Tier 1 national contractor with projects from €10 to €85m in Dublin and Cork, projects in the pharma, industrial and commercial sectors. QS for national contractor on school bundles in Louth, Meath, Kildare. Project QS, refurb, fit out and restoration projects to listed structures including hotels and state buildings. Senior QS, for the construction of Primary Care Units, various locations, Dublin, Meath, Kildare. QS for regional contractor, with focus on the Munster and South Leinster regions, projects to €20m. If interested, send your updated CV to barry.kelly@icds.ie or call +353-1-632-1200 for more information. Alternatively visit www.icds.ie/build for more options.

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Cost Planning/Quantity Surveyor (Residential)

Permanent
Dublin City Centre, County Dublin
Competitive salary

Cost Planning/Quantity Surveyor(Residential) Dublin City €Neg + Package Our client is a highly-reputable developer who are currently undertaking landmark residential projects across Leinster. Due to expansion, they currently require a Cost Planner/Quantity Surveyor to assist in the provision of quantity surveying services, under the direction of a Senior Quantity Surveyor undertaking pre-contract duties. This role will include interpreting information from live and completed projects, along with the measurement of planned works to help robustly project construction costs for upcoming and prospective projects. It will also involve contributing to the decision-making process driving key project decisions at various stages through acquisition and design development. Key responsibilities Typically, the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties: A member of the cost planning team tasked with the preparation of cost plans from early feasibility through to detailed cost planning ready for handover to project team. Participation in design team meetings through the design phases offering cost advice to ensure the financial viability of the project without compromising the design. Ensure that the design team stay cognisant of the most efficient unit types, unit and project layouts and building materials when progressing a scheme design. Liaison with project delivery teams ensuring construction budgets for upcoming developments are robust. Liaising with the sales teams to ensure specifications and budgets properly reflect the market expectations of each project. Taking off Quantities to create Bills of Quantities for upcoming developments, interpreting those BoQ’s to provide site teams with working documents and budgets. Interrogation of current project exit costs to ensure real time cost data is informing new projects. Development / maintenance of a databank of Companies construction costs to assist the ongoing Cost Estimation and Financial Appraisal process. Prepare Part V applications to Local Authorities and follow those submissions to ensure compliance is achieved. Contribute to the annual budget process through re-assessments of future site development costs and feasibility using current detailed and macro cost data. Ensure Cubit is the QS tool of choice including support to the site teams on the extraction and in/out of information from the software. Attend meetings and undertake site visits. Requirements 3+ years Post-Graduate experience in PQS or Contractors office. Proficiency in Buildsoft-Cubit, Cost-ex or equivalent A willingness to attend training (CPD) and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills. To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings To be able to co-ordinate several different projects at the same time. To register your interest, please send CV to john.behan@icds.ie or call +353 (0)1 632 1200 to discuss further.

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Quantity Surveyor (Junior)

Permanent
Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
€0.00 - €40,000 per annum

Quantity Surveyor (North Kildare) Kildare €Neg + Package (Bonus, Pens) ICDS are currently recruiting for a Junior Quantity Surveyor for a leading developer for multiple housing projects in Kildare. They are currently undertaking a large housing project in North Kildare (150+Units) as part of a long-term development plan for the area. Ideal candidate will have experience in the housing/apartment construction sector. Key responsibilities Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties: Assisting the Senior QS to manage subcontract packages and overseeing payments to subcontractors, suppliers and consultants along with normal QS duties. Experience of RC frame / apartment and residential building / commercial projects ideal, but not essential Assisting the Senior QS to assist with the preparation of monthly internal valuations and monthly cost reports Reporting on budgets and variations. Maintaining subcontractor and supplier contractual details Requirements 1+ years' Post-Graduate experience with a PQS or Contractor. To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings To have good spoken and written communication skills To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative To register your interest please send CV to john.behan@icds.ie or call +353 (0)1 632 1200 for more.

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Project Manager/ Site Agent - Marine

Permanent
Belfast, UK
Competitive salary

A Head of Department and Senior Management Team (SMT) Role. As an experienced key marine professional reporting to the Managing Director and working side by side with the Marine Manager you will oversee, manage and develop all operational projects and project teams for profitable, safe, efficient delivery. The Projects Manager will be a leader in managing complex, multi discipline £2m+ jobs within the marine industry, undertaking a range of specialist marine and coastal operations from tender through to planning, execution and closeout. Essential attributes: • Strong leadership and negotiation skills. • Relevant offshore or site management experience managing complex, multi discipline jobs within the marine, civil and construction industry with specific experience in: • Engineering analysis including FEED studies for marine construction and/or decommissioning projects. • Main contractor / turnkey / EPC marine construction and/or decommissioning. • Management of rock armour, nearshore construction, mooring installation/ decommissioning, marine current turbine installation/decommissioning, salvage, ROV survey and general chartering projects. • Experience in negotiating and managing of BIMCO, Logic, FIDIC, NEC and JCT contracts. • Attention to detail, forward planning and budgeting/financial knowledge are paramount. Important Qualifications/Certification: • Applied Engineering Discipline Undergraduate Degree BEng or BSc. • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience in nearshore and offshore marine, commercial, contractual management, construction projects and operations. • Good working knowledge of marine regulatory frameworks and International Conventions. • Deep familiarity with specialist / marine construction contracts forms • Good working understanding of maritime law and shipmasters Business & Law. • Excellent understanding of marine and construction emergency procedures, and salvage responses. • Full Clean Driving Licence.

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Project Information Manager - South Dublin

Permanent
South Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary

Project Information Manager/ Document Controller – South Dublin Neg salary A leading provider of Project Handover Documentation solutions are currently looking for a Project Information Manager who will be based in their South Dublin Office. The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience delivering professional document control services on large-scale construction / industrial projects and should be open to new ways of delivering such services through a digital safety file / O&M system / FM Management. This role will include: • Assessing , planning, and time-scaling the management of the information delivery program • Collecting / chasing and reviewing all documents from all stake holders • Issuing and maintaining master documentation and supporting documentation • Coordinating document requests and stage documents for presentation during the project construction program • Extracting information from 3D BIM models • Integrating BIM models with Software • Responsible for correct execution of project standards and processes across all project information Education and Experience Required: • Relevant 3rd level qualification – Technical, Engineering, PM, with min 3 year experience. • Additional experience in relevant role may be substituted for 3rd level achievement • Experience working in a BIM level 2 information management environment would be beneficial • Have a good working knowledge or understanding of BIM processes and documentation standards relating to O&M Manuals and handover documentation / FM On Offer This permanent role offers the potential for a technical minded administration professional to join a growing company, focussing on providing excellent services for implementation of high-quality and high-spec digital building handovers. Attractive career enhancing, permanent status role with long-term career prospects. Remuneration is negotiable depending on experience. To register your interest please send your cv to andreea.ursu@icdsuk.com

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Architectural Technologist - Data Standards

Permanent
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
Competitive salary

Our client are currently seeking to expand their design team by hiring a Architectural Technologist on a permanent basis in Newark. This is a full-time permanent position. The primary role of the Architectural Technologist (Data Standards) is to produce project specific Bills of Material from AutoDesk Revit project models to allow efficient and timely procurement of materials for manufacturing. The Architectural Technologist (Data Standards) will facilitate this process by creating standard product families in Revit that include essential procurement data. The Architectural Technologist (Data Standards) should: Be qualified to HND/HNC Level. Be competent in the use of AutoDesk Revit including the production of item families. Have experience working within a design role in a construction or manufacturing business. Be capable of managing workload to meet assigned deadlines, and to report back to the Head of Technical in relation to design programme progress. The Architectural Technologist (Data Standards) will: Be responsible for the creation of Revit families for standard products and details for use by the wider design team Liaise with procurement and production to ensure embedded Revit family data meets the downstream needs of the process Liaise with the wider design team to ensure design requirements and the graphical format of Revit families meet the needs of the BIM and clash detection protocols. Ensure that complete Bills of Material are produced (per module) to programme for each project in a format that requires minimal processing by the purchasing team. The production of project Bills of Material should be automated as far as possible using appropriate software tools. Manual Bills of Material creation will be necessary until automation is achieved. Liaise with production and site teams to identify where materials will be consumed and structure the Bill of Material accordingly. Liaise with the Technical Document Controller to ensure revision control of Bill of Material is synchronised with other issued documents. Carry out design activity in line with the requirements of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System and maintain appropriate paperwork records. Provide such programme updates and reports to Project Design Managers as are deemed required through the project life to allow coordination. Contact Info: If you are interested in this role please send a CV to Stephen.Walsh@icdsuk.com or Call Stephen on 0208 861 7847. NO CV'S ARE SENT TO CLIENTS WITHOUT PRIOR CONSULTATION AND PERMISSION TO DO SO FROM THE CANDIDATE

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