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Cheetham Hill Construction is an experienced and award winning contractor that undertakes work on projects across the country for a number of high profile clients.

The company is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of race, gender; religious belief; disability, age, marital status or sexual orientation. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.

Due to our on-going development, we are seeking to recruit the following professionals:

CIVILS FOREMAN

Location: North West

Role: Cheetham Hill Construction is a family run business which has been operating for over 55 years. Our people are our most important asset, and we are proud to say that we have many employees who have been with the company for over 15 years. We believe in training and progression within the company, and all our people are directly employed. We also offer a very generous pension package.

Due to winning a number of new contracts, we are now looking for Civils Foremen to join us, covering the North West. Although there may be times when you will be asked to work away from home. If you have experience in civil engineering and would like to join an award-winning company, we’d like to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Overall day-to-day supervision of projects, assisting the Project Management Team in ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget. 
•    Ensure that allocation sheets are completed on a daily basis. 
•    Assess the competence of all personnel entering the works area. 
•    Ensure that all projects follow best practice and Company procedures/Policies with regards to Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental issues. 
•    Communication of Inductions, Risk Assessments, Method Statements and daily pre start meetings for all site activities and tool box talks where required.
•    Daily supervision of third parties, sub-contractors, technical & professional, specialists and their representatives
•    Attend and participate in monthly site health & safety meetings
•    Undertake weekly site safety inspections in accordance with company policies/procedures.
•    Completion and submission of timesheets and plant returns when needed
•    To give assistance with planning and programming
•    Ensure all plant is inspected on arrival and on completion of hire and report any problems to the Plant Department

The ideal candidate: The following qualifications/competencies are required:

•    Valid CSCS supervisor card/SSSTS qualification 
•    First Aid at Work
•    Leadership skills and commercial awareness
•    Experience in Civil Engineering projects
•    Oral/written communication
•    Flexibility
•    Organised
•    Ability to problem solve
•    Computer literate

With experience of supervising all aspects of civil engineering projects, including earthworks, draining, concrete, piling, utilities and canal work, you will also be used to supervising site staff, labour and sub-contractors on a daily basis.

Benefits:

In return, you can expect a competitive salary and a generous range of benefits including:

•    Excellent pension scheme
•    Generous holidays
•    Health & wellbeing programme
•    Private healthcare
•    Bonus scheme

How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk, write to Ms. C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Ltd, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR or call Claire on 0161 761 5109.
 

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SENIOR ESTIMATOR (CIVIL ENGINEERING)

Location: Bury, Greater Manchester

Role: Cheetham Hill Construction is a family run business which has been operating for over 55 years. We value loyalty and fairness and have many members of the team who have been with the company over 25 years. You will not just be a number but an integral team member with chances to receive more training and the opportunity to progress.

You will play a crucial role in supporting the continuous flow of new business through the Company. We conduct a wide variety of civil engineering and construction contracts, ranging in value from £5,000 to £15million for an increasingly broad spectrum of clients. Ideally, you will have already worked in a similar role for a civil engineering contractor, pricing works involving earthworks, concrete, drainage, and remediation etc.

What you will be doing: On a day-to-day basis, you will be involved in:

  • Reviewing incoming enquiries
  • Assessing all relevant technical issues
  • Conducting site visits
  • Preparing take-offs and materials schedules
  • Preparing subcontract enquiries and evaluating quotations
  • Preparing estimates and outlining programmes for the costs of the works
  • Coordinating tender submissions including health and safety, environmental and quality elements
  • Submitting proposals to clients
  • Negotiating terms and conditions with clients prior to contract award  
  • Participating in tender handover meetings

What you will need: 

  • Good IT skills, including the Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Knowledge of estimating software and Microsoft Project beneficial but not essential
  • Ability to review construction drawings and perform quantity take-offs
  • Skill to produce estimates from first principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good time-management and organisational skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • A professional attitude to representing the Company
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
  • Capability to work on multiple tenders and budgets

Benefits: You will be joining a fast-paced environment, where no two days are the same. In return we can offer you a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays, private healthcare and either a car allowance or company car.

To apply: Please email your CV with covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or call 0161 761 5109 and ask to speak to Claire Chamberlain.

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SITE MANAGER

Location: Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, however, applicants are required to be able to work throughout the North of England, and at times may occasionally be asked to work away from home.

Role: Cheetham Hill Construction is a family run business which has been operating for over 55 years. Our people are our most important asset, and we are proud to say that we have many employees who have been with the company for over 15 years, some over 35 years. We believe in training and progression within the company, and all our people are directly employed. We also offer a very generous pension package.

We are looking for a Site Manager, with at least 5 years’ experience of managing/supervising staff in general groundworks and civils work including drainage, highways, reinforced concrete, remediation, and hard landscaping.  On a day-to-day basis, we will expect you to:

  • Plan and organise labour and plant on site
  • Work as part of a team and maintain client relations
  • Uphold high safety standards at all times
  • Project a professional image and lead by example
  • Maintain Quality Control
  • Ensure resources are used efficiently on site and that it is a safe and tidy place to work and visit
  • Control costs by monitoring them weekly
  • Have a working knowledge of MS Project, maintain and update contract programmes
  • Keep records and maintain an electronic filing system
  • Be IT literate, able to use Word, Excel, and other electronic documentation
  • Manage and reduce waste

What you will need:

  • Experience in a variety of Civil Engineering disciplines
  • HND/HNC or higher
  • Valid CSCS card
  • SMSTS qualification
  • First aid at work qualification
  • Competency in Health and Safety practice
  • A good knowledge of Environmental Management
  • Current valid driving licence

Rewards/Benefits: For experienced Site Managers, this is a great opportunity to join an award-winning contractor, working with some high-profile clients. In return, you can expect a competitive salary, along with pension, generous holidays, private healthcare and either a car allowance or company car.

How to apply: Please either email your CV with covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or write to: Ms C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Limited, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR. Alternatively,  call 0161 761 5109 and ask to speak to Claire Chamberlain.

 

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ENGINEERING MANAGER

Location: North West

Role: Cheetham Hill Construction is a family run business which has been operating for over 55 years. Our people are our most important asset, and we are proud to say that we have many employees who have been with the company for over 15 years, some over 35 years. We believe in training and progression within the company, and all our people are directly employed. We also offer a very generous pension package.

As a result of increased workload, we are recruiting an Engineering Manager with significant experience in civil engineering and earthworks for activities in our expanding portfolio based out of our Head Office in Bury. With a willingness and desire to mentor our younger team members, you’ll also be required to:

  • Setting out to lines and levels to ensure construction of work in accordance with the Contract Drawings/Specifications or other relevant control documentation
  • Prepare and maintain work record and data sheets and ensure work is carried out in accordance with contract requirements
  • Assist Site Agents/Contract Supervisors/Senior Engineers with general contract administration
  • Complete topographical surveys and assist with setting up and monitoring of GPS on the plant equipment
  • Maintain contract management quality records as directed by Senior Engineers/Site Agents
  • Produce As-Built Drawings in accordance with Client requirements
  • Carry out site surveys for weekly/monthly measurement purposes
  • Submit processed information to Company Quantity Surveyors and Site Agents
  • Assist with the control of site activities, including sub-contractors, as directed by Senior Engineers/Site Agents
  • Ensure compliance with individual responsibilities with regard to safety, health and environmental issues, as set out in the Group Safety, Health and Environmental Policy
  • Complete daily site diary
  • Project a professional image
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and maintain client relations

Skills/Experience: The following qualifications/competencies are required:

  • Valid CSCS card
  • Used to working with LSS or similar software.
  • Experienced in a variety of Civil Engineering disciplines
  • Oral/written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organised
  • Be able to problem solve
  • Computer literate

You'll need experience of working in any capacity on civil engineering projects, including Earthworks, Drainage, Concrete, piling, utilities and canal works, you will preferably hold or be working towards a qualification in Civil Engineering.

Rewards/Benefits: In return, you can expect a competitive salary and a generous range of benefits including:

  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Health & well-being programme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay

How to apply: Please send your CV with covering letter to Ms C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Limited, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR or call 0161 761 5109 and ask to speak to Claire Chamberlain,

 

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SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Location: Yorkshire based

Role: Cheetham Hill Construction is a family run, award-winning civil engineering and plant hire contractor which has been operating for over 55 years, undertaking work on a wide variety of projects up to £15M in value across the country for several high-profile clients. Above all, we value loyalty and commitment and many of our staff have been with us for over 15 years. When you join us, you will be an integral member of the team with plenty of opportunity to receive more training and progress your career.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you’ll be part of an established team of Quantity Surveyors and will assist in the day-to-day financial management of allocated contracts, including procurement, monitoring and payment of nominated subcontractors. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Managing monthly cost reports, as well as forecasting cost and value accurately from commencement of a project through to project completion on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Prompt submission of interim and final valuations
  • Reviewing contract progress and proactively address issues, including the issuing of relevant notices as required.
  • Reviewing all issues, providing solutions, costs and advice to ensure successful project completion.
  • Ensuring cash flow is maintained and providing early forecasting of any shortfall.
  • The procurement, placement of orders, payment, monitoring and review of subcontractors.
  • Agreeing final accounts with clients and subcontractors

Skills/Experience: An experienced Quantity Surveyor, you’ll be commercially aware, contractually astute and conversant in the NEC Suite of Contracts; FIDIC, ICC and JCT contracts. 

In addition, we’ll expect you to be enthusiastic, an excellent team player and equally comfortable working alone. You’ll be able to show us a successful track record of the commercial management of civil engineering projects.

Rewards/Benefits: In addition to a competitive salary, generous holidays, private healthcare and car allowance or company car, you can also expect to join our pension scheme which offers up to 10% contribution.

How to apply: Interested? Then please email your CV and covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or write to Ms. C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Ltd, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR or call 0161 761 5109.

 

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