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Careers

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.

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

Contracts Manager

Location: Applicants will be based at our Bury office and 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 are actively recruiting a Contracts Manager experienced in civil engineering and earthworks for activities in our expanding portfolio. As a Contracts Manager you will be required to:

  • Promote best practice and ensure use of Company Policies/Procedures in terms of financial management, Health & Safety, Quality, Environmental and engineering on all aspects of the contract.
  • Ensure contracts are completed to budget and within the timescales defined by the client.
  • Harbour responsibility for all aspects of each contract.
  • Foster positive working relationships with clients, designers and consultants with the aim of enhancing the Company’s reputation.
  • Produce a resourced cost plan/programme for each contract prior to commencement on site.
  • Provide on a weekly basis a cost/value and progress/ programme comparisons.
  • Question on an ongoing basis, production levels, gang sizes, material alternatives etc to ensure that maximum efficiency/best buying practices are constantly being undertake.
  • Support and advise all members of your team whilst ensuring the company procedures are followed in the construction of the works.

 

Qualifications: The following qualifications/competencies are required:

  • Preferably to hold a Civil Engineering Degree
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Competent in Health and Safety practice
  • Current valid driving licence

Experience: Wide experience of managing all aspects of civil engineering projects, including drainage, reinforced concrete, temporary works, earthworks, utilities and river works. Experience to include the management of budgets/programmes and site supervision and lead negotiations with client’s representatives at a senior level.

How to Apply: Please send your CV with covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or Ms C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Limited, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL8 1AR.

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Estimator

Location: Head Office - Bury

Role: The Estimator will play a crucial role in supporting the continuous flow of new business through the Company. CHC carries out a huge variety of civil engineering and construction contracts, ranging in value from £5,000 to £15million for an increasingly broad spectrum of Clients and working as part of the Estimating Department provides exposure to all of these. You will be welcomed into a fast-paced environment, where no two jobs are the same.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Scrutinise incoming enquiries
  • Assess all relevant technical issue
  • Carry out site visit
  • Prepare take-offs and materials schedule
  • Prepare subcontract enquiries and evaluate quotation
  • Prepare estimates and outline programmes for the costs of the works
  • Coordinate tender submissions including health and safety, environmental and quality elements
  • Submit proposals to clients
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with clients prior to contract award  
  • Participate in tender handover meetings

Skills: 

  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Knowledge of Conquest estimating software and Microsoft Project
  • Necessary skills to review construction drawings and perform quantity take-offs
  • Ability to produce estimates from first principles
  • Capability to work on multiple tenders and budgets
  • Aptitude to work autonomously
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A professional attitude to representing the Company
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines

 

Experience: Ideally, the successful applicant will have already worked in a similar role for a civil engineering contractor, pricing works involving earthworks, concrete, drainage and remediation etc.

 

Benefits: Pension, generous holidays, private healthcare, car allowance or company car.

 

How to Apply: Please send your CV with covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or Ms C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Limited, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR.

 

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Site Engineer

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

Role: CHC are recruiting a Site Engineer experienced in civil engineering for activities in our expanding portfolio. As Site Engineer, you’ll 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
  • Preparation and maintenance of work record and data sheets and ensuring work is carried out in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Assisting Site Agents/Contract Supervisors with general contract administration
  • Maintaining contract management quality records as directed by Site Agents
  • Production of As-Built Drawings in accordance with Client requirements
  • Carrying out site surveys for weekly/monthly measurement purposes. Submission of processed information to Company Quantity Surveyors and Site Agents
  • Assisting with the control of site activities, including sub-contractors, as directed by Site Agent
  • Compliance with individual responsibilities with regard to safety, health and environmental issues, as set out in the Group Safety, Health and Environmental Policy
  • Completion of daily site diary
  • Project a professional image
  • Ability to work as part of a team and maintain client relations

Qualifications: The following qualifications/competencies are required:

  • Valid CSCS card
  • Experienced in a variety of Civil Engineering disciplines
  • Oral/written communication
  • Commercial awareness
  • Flexibility
  • Organised
  • Be able to problem solve
  • Computer literate

Experience: Experience of working in any capacity on civil engineering projects, including Drainage, Concrete, Earthworks, Highways, Utilities and River works.

Preferably hold or be working towards a qualification in Civil Engineering.

How to Apply: Please send your CV with covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or Ms C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Limited, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR.

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Site Agent

Location: 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: CHC are actively recruiting a Site Agent experienced in civil engineering for activities in our expanding portfolio.

As Site Agent, you’ll be required to:

  • Plan and organise labour and plant on site
  • Maintain Quality Control
  • Cost control and monitoring
  • Have a working knowledge of MS Project, maintain and update contract programmes
  • Ensure all resources are used efficiently on site
  • Maintain high safety standards
  • Keep records and maintain electronic filing system
  • IT literate and able to operate Word, Excel electronic documentation
  • Ensure the site is a safe and tidy place to work and visit
  • Manage and reduce waste
  • Project a professional image
  • Ability to work as part of a team and maintain client relations

Qualifications: The following qualifications/competencies are required:

  • HND/HNC or equivalent
  • Valid CSCS card
  • SMSTS qualified
  • Competent in Health and Safety practice
  • A good knowledge of Environmental Management
  • Experienced in a variety of Civil Engineering disciplines.
  • First aid at work qualified
  • Current valid driving license

Experience: The successful applicants will have at least 5 years experience as a Manager/Supervisor of staff  in general groundworks and civils works including drainage, highways, concrete, landfill, remediation, hard landscaping, pipelaying and foundations.

How to Apply: Please send your CV with covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or Ms C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Limited, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR.

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