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UCA Consulting
Sep 25, 2020
Full time
Job Title : COMMERCIAL BUILDING SURVEYOR Job type:  Full-time Level:  Intermediate/Apprentice Work Location : The role is flexible with the attraction of home working. Salary:  £40-45K Plus attractive remuneration package with bonus scheme   The client is an expanding independent company. They are the professional services arm of a highly respected and long-established surveying and chartered engineering organisation. a building consultancy providing project management, building surveying, architectural and structural engineering services to a range of property investors, occupiers and developers throughout England and Wales.   Key Responsibilities:   Must be Highly organised Self-Motivated Chartered Building Surveyor Based in Birmingham but will involve travel to cover projects for national clients Working on core commercial building surveying Must have knowledge of Residential Surveying and be MRICS qualified. Salary:  40k-50k plus bonus
UCA Consulting Belfast
Sep 25, 2020
Full time
We are working with a market leading Fit Out contractor who are keen to hire a mid-level Estimator. This would be an amazing opportunity for someone experienced in the fit-out space and is keen to take their estimating career to the next level, while bidding on and winning some of the UK’s high priofile fit out projects. Our client works within caters to a wide range of sectors providing the full range of fit out services. The successful candidate will be responsible for; Developing quote/tender strategy with Estimating Manager Attend meetings with sales team to develop quotes/tenders Prepare preliminaries in conjunction with delivery teams Involvement in the selection of proposed subcontractors/suppliers Manage the tender/cost plan process Advise on alternative options and value engineering Identify and assess risk and opportunity Attend quote/tender interviews/meetings with clients Continually liaise with other relevant depts and site teams for feedback on subcontractors Develop and maintain internal/external relationships Requirements; Fit Out experience – high end/large scale (upwards of £10m) experience would be a huge bonus Ideally working in a range of different sectors Broad knowledge of pricing Fit Out works including M&E Minimum five years in similar role Good understanding of contract documentation and potential risk Ability to use estimating software ONC or equivalent in construction related subject
UCA Consulting London
Sep 24, 2020
Full time
Job Title : Senior Quantity Surveyor Job type:  Permanent – Immediate start Level:  5 years’ experience Minimum Work Location : London Salary: £70,000.00  per annum     The client looking for a Quantity Surveyor who is a strong leader with particular experience of the high-end residential market to join during an unprecedented period of growth. You will work closely with the Directors who form Senior Management Team and drive progress across designated projects whilst lending your knowledge and experience to junior members of staff. Responsibilities Office based with site visits around London Working with the design team to develop designs, including timescales, surveys required, and costs involved. Commercial Appraisals Cost Planning and Feasibility Cost Reporting Value Engineering Project Variations Lead projects with values from £5m to £25m Procurement Developing programmes illustrating the process from initial design to final completion Monitoring project progress once building starts, checking progress and quality of the build Ensuring health and safety and risk is managed for both client and contractor Contractual Matters Creating and monitoring variations and change requests Sub-Contractor/ Supplier Payments Interim Applications for Payment Site Meetings Liaising with the Professional Team Delay Analysis Preparation of Claims Final Account Forecasting and full responsibility for Final Accounts Position Requirements Must have a RICS accredited degree in Quantity Surveying or similar Must be proficient at I.T Full Driving licence (preferable) Excellent communication skills Ability to lead and be a mentor Position Remuneration
UCA Consulting Greater London
Sep 24, 2020
Full time
Job Description: The London office provides cost and project management, project monitoring, CDM and Employers Agent services and taxation advice to a range of private and public sector clients. Recent expansion of our hotel projects portfolio means that we are currently seeking a Cost Manager to join our existing team and work on a range of hotel refurbishment and fit out projects. As a Cost Manager you will provide support for the day to day delivery of small to medium projects. You will also support larger projects / programmes of work and demonstrate the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision. An excellent communicator and relationship builder, you will develop our business through networking and developing client relationships. The successful candidate will be a client facing team player, confident working under pressure to strict deadlines with minimal supervision. Good communication skills are essential. Candidates should have worked on hotel refurbishments and fit out projects and have experience in commercial refurbishment and public service projects Candidates must be degree qualified have recently attained MRICS status. Private health insurance, critical illness cover, and pension scheme are all included in the attractive package.
UCA Consulting Wolverhampton
Sep 23, 2020
Full time
Job Title : Designer Salary:  Salary £30-£35K Level:  We need Hot Rolled Steel Experience (Tekla and Advanced Steel). Work Location : Wolverhampton The client operates in many construction sectors including residential, commercial, health, education, student accommodation and leisure. Using light steel framing their Building System  outperforms traditional methods of construction. Responsibilities:   Using Auto CAD, Frame CAD and Revit for the production of 3D modelling The production of general arrangement drawings, assembly drawings, material schedules, issue sheets, printing drawings,  uploading and downloading drawings to web sites, sending drawings by email, ensure incoming and outgoing drawings are stored in accordance with company procedures  ensuring drawings are presented in accordance with standard company practice Taking off quantities Site visits, attend site design meetings and overseeing jobs from conception to completion Reporting on progress of build on site Offer advice and technical advice to more junior members of the team Work under own initiative to provide standard detail as required. Report principally to Project Designer
UCA Consulting UK-Cardiff
Sep 23, 2020
Full time
Job Role: Building Surveyor  Salary :  35k-40k Overview The purpose of the role is to deliver the whole spectrum of building consultancy services to a varied range of commercial clients across Wales and the wider UK. A willingness to undertake local and firm-wide business development initiatives, and increase develop the building consultancy service delivered from our Cardiff Office. Pro-active with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind. The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. The ability to produce clear and concise written reports and recommendations. A keen team member, with the ability to accept responsibility and work on their own initiative. Good client relationship skills. Qualifications The job will require someone who is a qualified Member of the RICS (MRICS), ideally with a Degree in Building Surveying. Essential Criteria: Pre-acquisition Building Surveys and Schedules of Condition. A good working knowledge of IT is essential, in particular a familiarity with Microsoft Office packages and CAD. A full driving licence is essential. Planning and Building Regulation application familiarity. Experience in the design and refurbishment of buildings and administration of Building Contracts. Defect Analysis – Identifying & analysing building pathology, preparing technical reports. Party Wall etc. Act 1996 experience. Reinstatement costs assessments. Experience in health and safety procedures, CDM and DDA. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload.   Responsibilities The role will be to assist in the promotion and development of the Cardiff Building Consultancy Team, whilst supporting the activities of the Cardiff Commercial Team, and wider Firm, in achieving targeted fee income and will include: Preparing specifications, tendering and providing contract administration services. Preparing technical drawings on Auto CAD for project instructions. Requisite statutory approval applications. Project monitoring services on behalf of lenders for various construction projects. Preparing feasibility studies and sketch scheme designs for a wide variety of building types. Preparing Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedules. Preparing and negotiating schedules of dilapidations. Preparing schedules of condition. Preparing Party Wall etc. Act 1996 notices and agreeing Awards. Professional work as designated according to experience. Providing support for more junior members of the team. Development of the existing Client base and new Client instructions. Positive promotion of the BK brand and Building Consultancy offering via network and business development activities. Compliance with Company standards and procedures.
UCA Consulting Corby, Northamptonshire
Sep 22, 2020
Full time
This UK’s leading independent manufacturer are committed to sustainability with bold thinking, continuous improvements and unprecedented results. As part of new investment and strategic growth the company are now seeking to recruit a dynamic Engineering Manager to manage, lead and motivate the engineering teams at group level across key sites to ensure maximum equipment efficiencies. Essentially we are seeking a qualified Engineer who can standardise engineering practices for a multiple site operation whilst managing engineers and providing technical solutions to engineering problems. You will have the technical expertise and market leading knowledge of mechanical/electrical maintenance to deliver OEE (overall equipment efficiency) whilst maintaining budgetary control. Job Description Initiate group engineering practises by bringing all sites working together and provide credible solutions to engineering problems as they arise. Regularly visit multiple sites working with multi skilled engineers for automated machinery and manual tools to ensure maximum equipment effectiveness. To lead and deliver the sites capital projects and plans to deliver growth and improvements. Plan and deliver effective equipment maintenance activities. Ensure all engineering tasks are carried out in a safe and cost effective manner. Develop thorough engineering procedures and ensure compliance. Ensure all statutory legal inspections are carried out as scheduled within the allotted time frame. Ensure that business systems such as SAP are being used effectively to develop a planned maintenance strategy. Support the development of these systems within the engineering function. Manage the engineering stock and purchase functions to ensure essential spares are available, whilst controlling costs and considering best value. Manage engineering and maintenance spend, identifying cost reduction opportunities across all sites. Recruit, train, develop, motivate and manage the engineering team. In coordination with the CI manager, identify and implement cost saving projects Implement an effective services, building and grounds maintenance programme working in partnership with 3rd party. Manage and control engineering contractor activity ensuring full compliance to site procedures and standards. Implement approved capital projects, meeting quality, safety and operational standards Qualifications : Recognised Engineering qualification, essential HNC/HND Desirable degree. Minimum of 5 years manufacturing management Financial awareness and business acumen Project management experience Effective communication, influencing and networking skills Effective planning, organizational & prioritization skills An understanding/qualification in 5s, Six Sigma or lean thinking would be an advantage This is a unique opportunity to make you mark within a leading UK organisation that can give you the opportunity to fully influence and implement your significant engineering skills. This company invest in their people and clearly understand that their employees are their competitive edge.
UCA Consulting Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sep 22, 2020
Full time
A World Leading & Award Winning Arms Manufacturer require an experienced System Safety Engineer. You will exploit your safety and system engineering skills to influence the safety aspects of technically complex and challenging products. While exploring the boundaries of best practice, this will involve optimising the effort devoted to safety assurance, with the goal of balancing safety against the inherently lethal attributes required of complex weapon systems. The Role In this role you will need to balance time and cost constraints to ensure that a safety case, comprising appropriate evidence, is constructed. To do this, you will need to understand the system and its operating context, so that you can decide what type of evidence will most cost-effectively show that the identified hazards have been mitigated to the customer’s satisfaction. This will involve exploiting a range of techniques and approaches. What’s great about the team? You will be joining a team with a strong pedigree in the delivery of safety engineering, in a company with an excellent safety culture. You will have the opportunity to share in that experience and contribute to our learning as we continue to develop our approaches and techniques. You will be able to influence systems as they develop from concept to delivery and gain first-hand experience of working with military customers. What are we looking for? Demonstrable knowledge of, and experience in, the application of UK and International system engineering processes, particularly in safety-related systems, and safety assessment processes. Thorough understanding and experience of how the hazard analysis process integrates with the system engineering process to influence the design. Ability to deliver supporting information (Safety Case Reports, Hazard Analysis, Functional Failure Analysis, FTA, etc). Good verbal, written communications analytical and problem solving skills. Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary / multi-national team. Detailed electronic engineering experience is highly desirable. Experience of other engineering disciplines (design, software, manufacture, etc.) is also desirable. What would you get? Flexible working Opportunities for career progression Paid overtime (subject to level) Great bonus scheme Comprehensive pension scheme Annual salary review Fantastic working environment and site facilities Social, charitable and sporting activities.
UCA Consulting Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Sep 21, 2020
Full time
Asbestos Surveyor Analyst - Sunderland - North East £24,000 - £28,000 + Benefits + Overtime + Career Progression My client is a leading Environmental consultancy who due to growth are looking for an Asbestos Surveyor Analyst to join their team. The chosen Asbestos Surveyor Analyst will have the chance to develop their careers within Asbestos Consultancy through opportunities and further training. The chosen Asbestos Surveyor Analyst will carry out Management, Refurbishment and Demolition surveys, air monitoring and 4 stage clearances on a mixture of sites. They will be responsible for collecting bulk samples, producing high quality survey and analytical reports and maintaining strong client relationships. Experience Required: BOHS P402 or Equivalent Qualified BOHS P403 & P404 or Equivalent Qualified Minimum 2 years' experience as an Asbestos Surveyor Analyst Full UK Driving License Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent Reading and Writing Skills
UCA Consulting Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire
Sep 21, 2020
Full time
Overview We are currently seeking an experienced Architect to be based at our Cumbernauld head office. We are looking for a high calibre, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a keen eye for detail. You must have a thorough understanding of AUTOCAD and ideally knowledge of visualization tools. The successful candidate must be thorough, detail oriented, able to meet established project deadlines, driven by performance and thrive within a relatively independent work environment with minimal supervision. The Role The Role You will report into the Group Property Manager and will work closely with the Property team and other internal departments. The role requires sound comprehensive knowledge of design, CAD/graphics and reading of drawings. The successful Architect will essentially be responsible for developing designs for complete and complex projects where we expect you to plan and execute the presentation of these in graphic form; you must also have a sound working knowledge of UK Planning & Building Regulations and relevant British Standards. You should have experience of working in a dynamic, challenging, driven and targeted Retail Architecture Environment/Culture. As Architect you will be responsible for the following: Preparing design layouts and develop through to construction drawings for use on-site Project Manage multiple projects within the Group Ensure compliance with approved design standards to provide quality design, safety, constructability, reliable operation, construction economy, and operating convenience Provide full responsibility from drawing to completion and liaising with Marketing, Builders, Landlords, Construction and various other individuals Reviewing and checking calculations, drawings and design documents for quality, accuracy, neatness, functionality, and company satisfactory completion Assembling bid, approval, and construction issue drawing packages Ensuring the preparation and review of design solutions, which fully comply with all applicable current legislation, British Standards and agreed time, cost and quality requirements Ensure compliance, in all activities undertaken, with Company Environmental, Safety & Health requirements Ensure compliance of mechanical building services and HVAC equipment with statutory requirements, national standards and recognised best practice standard, if required by project There will be essential travelling involved throughout the UK and potentially abroad, therefore it is required that you hold a Full UK Driving License and are committed to ensuring that you are able to travel when required. Education/Experience: Degree level education in Architecture Previous Retail Project Management background Equivalent combination of education, training and vast amount of experience Experience across Residential, Commercial, Industrial or Environmental sectors Skills and Special Requirements/Licensing: Strong AutoCAD skills and be experienced with Sketch Up Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and codes Experience in working with multiple discipline projects Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Suite Awareness of contractual relationships with suppliers and contractors Deadline and performance driven as well as open to learning new skills Diversification Benefits What’s in it for you? Competitive salary Free or discounted optical products/procedures Career progression Modern working environment with superb technology support This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop within a professional working environment
UCA Consulting Mayfair, London
Sep 19, 2020
Full time
We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the building and engineering sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Property Manager / Asset Manager / Building Surveyor to join a property management company based in Mayfair. Their property portfolio consists of offices, hotels, warehousing and residential blocks. Salary Circa around £50,000 however will pay more for the right candidate Property Manager / Asset Manager / Building Surveyor’s Core Duties Liaison with clients solicitors/ agents upon any purchases, checking leases and reports of condition. Preparation of records, rents, service charge budgets, instructing accounts dept. Liaison with letting agents of vacant units and instruction/ liaison with client solicitor. Approval of any proposed alterations both at commencement and during term of lease. Dealing with rent/ service charge arrears instruction Bailiffs/ solicitors Regular inspection of portfolio throughout UK Ensure adequate building insurance in place with appropriate risk, liaison with brokers annual review. Preparation of maintenance contracts to manage running of building, all requirements Instruction of Risk assessments Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety requirements, adherence for inspections/ reporting/ works required Instructions and overseeing repairs both planned and emergency repairs Review of rating assessments, appeals and void periods Any other issues that arise from time to time Property Manager / Asset Manager / Building Surveyor’s Key Experience Experience managing property Preferably MRICS, but not essential Hold any other building surveying qualification or at least 10 years’ experience Experience reviewing residential and commercial property leases Experience with health and safety, IOSH or NEBOSH desirable. Experience of managing maintenance contracts and have a good understanding of general properties repairs and maintenance Good understanding of building insurance
UCA Consulting Forest Gate Community School, London
Sep 19, 2020
Full time
Position: Site Supervisor Salary Scale:  Scale 5 (£24,462 - £25,809) Location:  Forest Gate Community School, London Contract Type:  Full time Contract Term : Permanent Our client, a school in Forest Gate, is a community school in East London, close to Stratford and Forest Gate train stations. They are looking for a Site Supervisor as soon as possible. They offer excellent staff support and leadership development, good career progression opportunities and a friendly and dedicated approach to school leadership. They are a forward-thinking school that has dispensed with formal lesson observations, retrospective book marking and written student exam reports but they maintain very high standards of care and outcomes, being Ofsted rated "Outstanding" and in the top 1% of schools nationally for progress for the last three years. Behaviour is excellent and the students are keen to progress and are used to working hard. They prefer candidates who are organised, friendly, and who possess a positive work ethic. Having a few good ideas is always welcome. If you join them you will be part of a structured, committed and hardworking team that will look after you and help you progress in your career. Please note the employer will only be able to consider references from candidates who can attend an interview in person. Closing Date:  Friday 2nd October 2020 by 12.00pm Start date:  As soon as possible Interviews:  W/c Monday 5th October 2020
UCA Consulting Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sep 18, 2020
Full time
Senior Surveyor Opportunity for a leading property consultancy, Permanent Your new company You will be working for a leading Property Consultancy with offices across the UK. They are RICS and ARLA members and work on both Commercial and Residential projects. They have a strong focus on offering both training, support and motivation to employees. Your new role My client is looking to recruit a Senior Surveyor to work within the team in Cirencester. The role will involve managing the day to day management of an extensive and varied portfolio of commercial properties. This will include dealing with enquiries, carrying out viewings, property inspections, rent review/leases renewals and liaising with clients; You will also be involved in pitching and sourcing new instructions along with building and utilising market contacts. The property portfolio you will be involved with will include properties across Cirencester. You will be dealing with a mixture of clients including developers, property companies, pension funds and high net worth individuals. What you'll need to succeed The right candidate for this role will have graduated from a Property related degree and have experience within Surveying.Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence will be required. Experience using Agency Pilot Software would be desirable but is not essential. What you'll get in return This employer will support and encourage your career progression. You will be working within a team of experts and gain hands on experience and training on the job. The role will pay around £35k + (along with a 10% - 20% bonus) for the right candidate with clear progression potential. You will recieve a company Laptop, Iphone, along with a Pension and 23 days annual leave.