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Electrician

Closing Date: 28th April 2024 

Location: Bishop Auckland, Seaham 

We’re on the lookout for an Electrician to join our EICR team on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity if you want to make a real difference. We believe in life without barriers. If you aren’t sure you meet 100% of the criteria but think you would be great in this role, don’t let that stop you; we would love to hear from you. We’re interested in your skills, knowledge and experience, as well as your personal values. We’re committed to supporting everyone here at believe housing and being an inclusive organisation.

Although this role is advertised as full-time, we will consider part-time, job share and alternative working pattern proposals where possible.

Joiner

Closing Date: 28th April 2024 

Location: Bishop Auckland, Seaham 

We’re on the lookout for a multi skilled Joiner to join the Adaptations team on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity if you want to make a real difference. ‘We believe in life without barriers. If you aren’t sure you meet 100% of the criteria but think you would be great in this role, don’t let that stop you; we would love to hear from you. We’re interested in your skills, knowledge and experience, as well as your personal values. We’re committed to supporting everyone here at believe housing and being an inclusive organisation.

Although this role is advertised as full-time, we will consider part-time, job share and alternative working pattern proposals where possible.

Stock Condition Surveyor

Closing Date: 6th May 2024 

Location: Bishop Auckland, Seaham, Hybrid  

We’re on the lookout for a stock condition surveyor to join the believe housing team on a six-month fixed term basis.

This is an exciting opportunity if you want to make a real difference. We believe in life without barriers. If you aren’t sure you meet 100% of the criteria but think you would be great in this role, don’t let that stop you; we would love to hear from you. We’re interested in your skills, knowledge and experience, as well as your personal values. We’re committed to supporting everyone here at believe housing and being an inclusive organisation.

Although this role is advertised as full-time, we will consider part-time, job share and alternative working pattern proposals where possible

Intumescent Protective Coatings (Holdings) Ltd (IPCHL)

Junior Estimator / Administrator

Location: North Shields, Tyne and Wear

About IPCHL:  Established in 1998, IPCHL are a passive fire protection contractor working for tier one contractors in the North East and London regions.

Role Overview: As a Junior Estimator, you will play a crucial role in our project pricing and execution process. You will work closely with our senior estimator and project managers to prepare accurate and competitive bids for fire protection projects. This role offers an excellent opportunity for career growth and development within the construction industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse project specifications and drawings to determine materials, labour, and equipment requirements.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and subcontractors to obtain competitive quotes.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates and proposals for groundworks projects.
  • Assist in the review and negotiation of contracts.
  • Maintain accurate records of project costs and expenses.
  • Support project managers in the planning and scheduling of work activities.
  • Support the renewal of sector certifications and contractor PQQ requirements.
  • Support with the production of O&M manuals at the end of each project.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in the construction industry, preferably in a similar estimating role.
  • A understanding of construction methods.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and word.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary:  Depending on experience

If you would like more information or apply for this position please contact Graeme Nesbit on graemenesbit@ipcl.co.uk

GSSArchitecture

Architectural Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 38.75 per week, flexibility with start and finish times

As a result of GSSArchitecture’s continued success, we are looking to recruit a Part I Architectural Assistant to join a well-established, award winning Practice, based at our Newcastle Studio which has recently moved to a new larger premises at Hoults Yard.

Role & Responsibilities (this list is not exhaustive):

• Assisting with the day-to-day delivery of projects, working in collaboration with the team. You must therefore be able to demonstrate
the skills and positivity to allow you to deliver across RIBA stages 0-7.
• Assisting Project Architects with the production of planning and construction drawing packages – drawings, schedules and specifications.
• Liaising with clients, contractors, consultants, local planning authorities and building control.

If you would like to apply for the above position, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@gssarchitecture.com quoting reference RA073.

RE:GEN

Quantity Surveyor

A quantity surveyor’s role is to provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery of a project to ensure that it is procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality.

From early design costs to final figures, quantity surveyors seek to minimise the costs of the project and enhance value for money whilst ensuring that the project meets all legal and quality assurance requirements and regulations.

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

As the Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will assist the site team to manage the building project in accordance with agreed timescales, quality, and cost. You will develop excellent relationships with customers and assist in managing the supply chain, subcontractors and staff.

Labourer

As a labourer, you’ll be working with the site team, supporting them in various areas to enable our projects to be delivered as efficiently as possible.

Plasterer

A plasterers role is to provide an effective service, by carrying out all duties associated with plastering works, covering repairs and refurbishment in a range of properties. 

SHE Manager

The main purpose of this role is to ensure, in conjunction with the Head of SHE and RE:GEN Group senior management, that adequate arrangements are made within each group provision for the effective implementation and operation of ISO standards and systems.

The Manager will also ensure that all resources either internal or outsourced are used effectively to support the business and will understand, adhere to and implement the company SHE policy/strategy, ensuring consistency across the Group.

Project Manager

A Project Managers role is to oversee every aspect of a construction project. This includes planning and delivery, organising logistics, delegation of work and ensuring that work is completed safely, on time, in budget and in line with contractual obligations. Creating a positive health and safety culture, your duties will include supervising all construction workers, their tools and materials and making regular safety inspections.

 

Site Manager

A Site Manager’s role is to manage all site activities to ensure the project is completed safely, on time, on budget and in line with contractual obligations.

Creating a positive Health & Safety culture, your duties will include supervising all construction workers, their tools and materials and making regular safety inspections.

Electrician

This role will provide an effective service through the installation, maintenance and repair works of electrical systems across a range of domestic and commercial settings. You will be provided with a company van.

Solicitor

Reporting to our Head of Legal, you’ll be a valued member of our team with direct access to the board and other Group directors.  The role presents a great opportunity for someone looking to help build and grow our in-house legal function and helping us develop and maintain our corporate governance regime fit for our newly structured business.  You will have a platform for professional development and a voice in how the legal function operates and develops.

Trainee Vacancies

Take a look below at the vacancies we’re actively recruiting for. We’re working with a range of employer partners around the North East to deliver these who have some fantastic job opportunities ready and waiting for you.

Portland Consulting

Finance Assistant

Closing Date: 25th April 2024 

Location: Gateshead 

We currently have a full-time vacancy for a new Finance Assistant working from our Gateshead office.

The Finance Assistant will support our Managing Director in maintaining and delivering accurate and timely financial information, following internal controls and processes to help the business meet targets and reporting deadlines.

This exciting role will assist in both Cost/Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Reporting of internal efficiencies.  Collaborating with our finance software Xero and project management software CMAP, the successful candidate will monitor, report and analysis data.

Hartlepool College of Further Education

Lecturer - Construction & The Built Environment

Closing Date: 3rd May 2024 

Location: Hartlepool 

To plan, deliver and assess a range of construction and the built environment programmes, including HNC/D and level 3 Diplomas including Civil Engineering courses, which are offered to post 16 and adult learners. The post-holder is expected to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and embrace the College’s RESPECT values.

Hartlepool College of Further Education is firmly committed to embedding and promoting a safeguarding culture, and adopts safer recruitment practices.  Therefore all appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and references.

Expedient Training

Trainee Trainer – Street Works and/or Confined Spaces

Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 per year with pay rise of up to £33,500 on completion of Level 3 training course.

Share Your Expertise: Pass on your valuable skills and knowledge to aspiring street works or confined spaces professionals. Make a difference to their careers!

Uphold Awarding Body Standards: Show your dedication to maintaining high standards in the dynamic world of street works or confined spaces!

Teach The Future of Street Works or Confined Spaces: Turn your passion for street works into a fulfilling teaching opportunity. Inspire others with your enthusiasm and experience!

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a stable day shift schedule with the added bonus of early finishes every Friday!

Thrive in a Great Environment: Join a company that has an incredible culture, where you’ll forge meaningful connections with like-minded colleagues who share your drive and ambition.

If you’re ready to embark on this thrilling journey and more, seize the opportunity and apply for our amazing street works or confined spaces trainer role today!

To apply please email info@expedient-training.co.uk

Training Instructor Street Works

Salary: £28,500 – £33,500 per year

The role of the Technical Training Instructor is to deliver and assess both accredited and non-accredited programmes within their skillset. We are specifically looking for Street Works trainers, but would welcome applicants from trainers across our provision, please look on our website for our portfolio.

The instructor must maintain a high quality standard of theory, hands on training and assessment following the awarding organisations criteria, and in line with our quality strategy.

To apply, please email info@expedient-training.co.uk

Business Development Executive

Salary: £22,000 – £26,000 per year

An experienced Business Development Executive who will deliver sales-based activities aligned against the business objectives in Expedient’s business plan.

The role

Working within the sales team and alongside the Marketing Executive, this role will be focussed on growing the business within new and existing accounts.

To apply, please email info@expedient-training.co.uk

Carney Consultancy Ltd

Trainee Health & Safety Consultant

Closing Date: 26th April 2024 

Carney Consultancy Ltd are looking to recruit a new trainee H&S consultant to their growing team. We are looking for a candidate with a keen interest in construction Health and Safety. The ideal candidate would ideally already have the NEBOSH general & / or construction certificate, or be working towards this qualification. We will then if the selected candidate is in agreement look to support the chosen candidate through the funding and studying of the NEBOSH Diploma.

Find out more about the work we do at www.carneyconsultancy.co.uk

Trainee Fire Risk Consultant

Closing Date: 26th April 2024 

Carney Consultancy are looking to recruit a new Trainee Fire Risk Assessor to their growing team.

The role will initially involve:
If you have an interest in all things fire and health and safety, this could be the role for you.
We are looking for someone who ideally has their NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent or is
working towards this qualification. We will support and fund the successful candidate to
study for Fire Risk Assessor and Fire Door Inspection courses, with scope to achieve higher
level qualifications in the future as this section of our business grows further.

Find out more about the work we do at www.carneyconsultancy.co.uk

MGL Group

Groundworkers

Location: Alnwick 

About the role

As a Groundworker for KWP you will follow the safe systems of work, efficiently carrying out various tasks to a high standard of quality. You will be self-motivated with a strong work ethic.

Whilst previous experience in Groundworks is not essential – a background in construction is advantageous. Training will be provided.

Opportunities for progression within the business.

MGL Group fully supports Equality in Employment. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

Surfacing Operatives (various)

Location: Various 

About the role

We are actively recruiting Surfacing Operatives and have a variety of opportunities to join our surfacing team:

  • Foremen
  • Roller Drivers
  • Screwmen

These roles are primarily based in the North East; however you may be required to work on any site on which we operate within the UK.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Durham 

About the role

As a senior member of the team you will provide guidance on all commercial aspects relating to our projects. You will implement best commercial and contractual practices to maintain and maximise the profitability and financial performance of our projects.

The role will involve the day-to-day commercial management of various projects, providing financial management, ensuring that the measurement, valuation and cash flow are managed effectively.

A competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

MGL Group fully supports Equality in Employment. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs.

Thirteen Group

Quality & Compliance Technician

Closing Date: 28th April 2024

Location: Tees Valley Region 

Role Overview:

Thirteen Group is on the lookout for Quality and Compliance Technician to join our Assets team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In this role you’ll provide technical support across our property portfolio in relation to the quality management.
  • Covering both CDM and Clerk of Works functions, you’ll provide technical support in relation to investment and regeneration schemes of work across Thirteen.
  • You’ll also keep up to date with current legislation, sharing best practice and thinking in relation to relevant technical developments in the construction industry, particularly those related to design, specification, and management of works on site.

Roofer

Closing Date: 28th April 2024 

Location: Tees Valley Region 

Role Overview:

Thirteen Group is on the lookout for a dedicated Roofer to join our growing Repairs team in 2024. Embrace the opportunity to be part of a company that not only provides homes but builds communities. If you’re passionate about delivering top-notch services and keen to be part of a team that values innovation and high performance, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

– Support our repairs and maintenance department, to make sure our homes meet the highest standards for our customers.

– Jobs are planned for you by our Work Planners – so you can concentrate on carrying out repairs to a high standard, ensuring ‘right first time’ wherever possible.

– Work primarily in the vibrant Tees Valley area (Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough), with occasional travel beyond.

– Contribute to our ‘TradePlus’ scheme, acquiring diverse skills to enhance efficiency and customer satisfaction.

Commercial Property Manager

Closing Date: 28th April 2024 

Location: Tees Valley Region 

Role Overview:

Thirteen Group is on the lookout for a Commercial Property Manager to join our Commercial Property Team on a permanent basis.  This is an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of Thirteen’s commercial portfolio to include shops, offices, land, community building and telecoms tenancies.  You will be key in driving forward a programme to optimise our commercial assets, achieve best value and maximise income.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of the commercial portfolio to include Landlord & Tenant, Repairs & Maintenance, Income, Facilities, Contract and Data Management
  • Coordinate a marketing and lettings service for the commercial portfolio including lease negotiation
  • Work with Asset colleagues to develop a long-term financial plan in terms of planned maintenance
  • Lead on an approach to extract best value and maximised income from our commercial assets
  • Lead on the management of commercial property projects eg office refurbishment, shop fit-out
  • Lead on the disposal of surplus assets (buildings and land)

Development Project Manager - Yorkshire

Closing Date: 5th May 2024

Location: Yorkshire & Humber Region  

Role Overview:

Thirteen Group is on the lookout for a Development Project Manager to join our Thirteen Developments team in Yorkshire. Thirteen have expanded into the Yorkshire Regions and we are exclusively looking for candidates that live in the Yorkshire area. The role will be working on new build development projects across sites in the Yorkshire regions, however this role is agile, and the successful candidate may be required to work in other areas including the Teesside area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will work on several projects through the RIBA Plan of Works from inception, through the construction phase up until the end of the defects period, ensuring our developments are completed in line with Business Plan Targets.
  • Collaborating with Thirteen Groups Land, Technical, Commercial and Quality Teams, you will help monitor on site progress and quality as part of a team approach to delivering the highest quality places to live for our customers through the effective management of construction contracts.
  • Working collaboratively with our main contractors and developers to ensure each project is delivered on time, on budget and meet the quality standard that Thirteen strives for.
  • You will form a close relationship with our Neighbourhoods and Sales teams providing information through the contract period for our customers which will continue after handover of the completed home through to the end of the defects period.
  • AnchorYou will assist in the development of a report on how our stakeholders and contractor partners perform and seek to continuously improve the performance of the projects under your control.

Steel River Consultants

Assistant Project Manager

Location: Newcastle or Stockton on Tees

SRC is seeking an Assistant Project Manager who will be keen to develop their skills, whilst having a proactive and positive approach to being part of a developing wider team. The role is being offered on a permanent basis to an individual who is driven, ambitious and looking to take that next step in their career. In return the successful applicant will be offered a generous package with excellent career prospects and the opportunity to contribute to the shaping and development of the business.

Assistant / Graduate Cost Manager

Location: Newcastle or Stockton on Tees 

Due to continued growth, SRC is seeking a Graduate / Assistant Cost Manager to join the team. The role will be based in our Stockton-on-Tees or Newcastle office, though you may be required to occasionally visit sites across the UK, therefore a full, clean driving licence is essential. The role is being offered on a permanent basis to an individual who is driven, ambitious and looking to take that next step in their career. In return the successful applicant will be offered a benefits package including excellent career prospects.

Cost Manager

Location: Newcastle or Stockton on Tees 

Due to continued growth SRC is seeking a Cost Manager to join the team. The role will be based in our Newcastle or Stockton-on-Tees office, though you may be required to occasionally visit sites across the UK, therefore a full clean driving licence is essential. The role is being offered on a permanent basis to an individual who is driven, ambitious and looking to take that next step in their career. In return the successful applicant will be offered a competitive benefits package including excellent career prospects.

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