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Advanced Engineer Plumber

National Health Service

Barrow in Furness, NW
7 days ago
Barrow in Furness, NW
7 days ago

Advanced Engineer Plumber

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

The closing date is 03 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic person to work in the Estates department at Furness General Hospital. You should be experienced, time served and suitably qualified in plumbing maintenance, fault finding, and repairs.

Main duties of the job

You should also be proficient in small scale installation work on plumbing services, plant and equipment at the Hospital and other local health care premises.

About us

Flexible working will be required where you will assist other trades and undertake other tasks to maintain the building services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • Full apprenticeship or equivalent approved training.
  • NVQ3, BTEC or Equivalent
  • Computer literate
  • Willingness to undertake further relevant training
  • Driving licence (B)
  • Certificate in Water Hygiene (Skilled Person WH1)

Desirable

  • City and Guild qualifications in relevant subjects.
  • Certificate in Ventilation Safety (CP - HTM03)
  • Certificate in Hot & Cold Water Systems (BS2/H)
  • Certificate in Disinfection of Water Supplies (WN18)

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of hospital systems and equipment, policies and procedures especially HTM's and relevant DoH guidance.

Desirable

  • Experience and use of computerised building management systems and facilities management systems

Skills, ability & knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with other members of the department, other (non technical) Trust staff, patients, visitors, public utilities and emergency services as required.
  • Ability to deal with information sensitively and confidentially.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with other members of the department, other (non technical) Trust staff, patients, visitors, public utilities and emergency services as required.

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to comply with the Trust's policies.
  • Ability to travel between the Trust sites as required.
  • To demonstrate flexibility in approach to work patterns.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Address

Furness General Hospital

Barrow in Furness

LA14 4LF


Employer's website

https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk

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Quantity Surveyor

Randstad CPE

Barrow-In-Furness, NW
21 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, NW
£40k - £50k Per Year
21 days ago
£40k - £50k Per Year

Quantity Surveyor

Company

Randstad are currently recruiting on behalf of a Regional Civil Engineering Main Contractor. Specialising in an £80 million heavy civils project.

They are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to be based on site at Barrow in- Furness

The Role

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for;

  • Managing multiple projects at once including pre-tender involvement.
  • Preparing and reporting Cost Value Reconciliation Reports
  • Providing detailed financial reports
  • Accurate cost reporting & valuations for a variety of contracts
  • Manage all costs from the initial calculations to the final figures.
  • Ensure the maintenance of auditable records
  • Ensure the effective planning, management and performance of all
    projects under your control
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Analysing and evaluating Commercial Risks
  • Maintain all contract documentation and advise on pre tender and post contract matters
  • Sub-Contract procurement and management, including monthly valuations and certifications
  • Preparation and submission of interim valuations to clients
  • Ongoing management of Change Events/Compensation Events
  • Dispute resolution
  • Agreement of Final Accounts
  • Overseeing two Quantity Surveyors

Requirements

We are looking for candidates with a minimum of 5 years' experience within Civil Engineering along with;

  • Relevant BSc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering
  • Professional membership of MRICS would be an advantage
  • Proficient knowledge of NEC3/ICC/JCT Contract Conditions, CDM Regulations, Design Management, Programme & Risk Management.
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Understanding of Contractual Law
  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to constructively challenge

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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Maintenance Engineer

Travelodge

Kendal, NW
2 days ago
Kendal, NW
£24k - £29k Per Year
2 days ago
£24k - £29k Per Year

Due to expansion of our team, we are looking for Maintenance Engineers to help support the upkeep of our hotels and other locations within the Travelodge estate. Working on a full-time permanent basis, you’ll receive a competitive salary of£24,000 - £29,000 per annum + benefits.
Benefits include:

- Performance-related annual bonus
- 50% discount on Travelodge rooms
- 4% contributory pension
- Company Phone/PDA
- Opportunities for further training and development

This is a field-based role which involves visiting different locations within a geographical area and carrying out a variety of maintenance related tasks. You will interact with our colleagues in hotels, working with them to ensure you work in the most efficient manner.
As our Maintenance Engineer you will work 40 hours per week, you will be required to work any 5 out of 7 days and we aim to provide you with a rota 3 weeks in advance. Saturdays will likely form part of your working week.

Normal weekly working hours are typically 8.5 hours between the hours of 08.30 and 21:00 with an unpaid 30 min break.

As our Maintenance Engineer you will:

- Complete reactive and planned maintenance jobs within hotels across areas assigned.
- Complete emergency Health and Safety jobs within hotels across areas assigned.
- Develop strong working relationships with the hotel operations teams ensuring that the customer is the key focus.
- Comply with the requirements of Health and Safety, other relevant legislation and Travelodge policies and procedures.
- Ensure the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used as required.
- Ensure that all jobs allocated are consistently completed to a satisfactory finish in accordance with agreed standards.
- Responsible for returning rooms to sale as quickly and efficiently as possible in a safe manner.
- Manage stock to agreed levels and ensure that you have parts available to complete jobs as quickly and efficiently as possible.
- Work from your work phone to complete assigned jobs
What will you need to become one of ourMaintenance Engineers?

- Experience or an ability to complete a variety of hotel maintenance jobs.
- Able to use basic technology and systems to close jobs and respond to stakeholders
- High levels of attention to detail
- Drive and the determination to continuously improve
- Always has the customer in mind and is an ambassador for the Travelodge brand.
- Good communication skills with internal colleagues and third parties.
- Able to deliver targets and complete assigned tasks
- Holds UK driving licence and confident to drive a van
- City And Guilds / NVQ 2 or equivalent in Plumbing / Carpentry / Painting / Plastering / Air-Con (desired)
- Trade qualifications preferable but not essential
Please only apply if you have a multiskilled background and experience within a maintenance environment or property maintenance.

If you think you have what it takes to become one of our Maintenance Engineers, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

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Engineering & Factory Team Leader

Aggregate Industries

Carnforth, NW
3 days ago
Carnforth, NW
3 days ago
Engineering & Factory Team Leader (Ref: 10064)
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We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious hands on Engineering/Factory Team Leader at our Back Lane site in Carnforth. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity to showcase your capability and be part of a large organisation that can offer future career opportunities, this is an excellent opportunity. 

 

About the role

 

Within this hands on role you will be responsible for maintenance of the plant, the team across the site and general site services. Helping to achieve key performance indicators, including Health & Safety, productivity, quality, plant operational performance, planned preventative maintenance.

 

Other elements to the role include:

 

  • Establish and operate to recognised corporate & local Health & Safety standards
  • Have responsibility for the site operations team
  • Ensure all plant, services and equipment is maintained/serviced in line with company and manufacturer’s requirements
  • Develop and implement a PPM maintenance schedule
  • Help achieve key performance indicators for productivity and quality
  • Advise on plant issues and improvement opportunities
  • To control all engineering documentation/records
  • Control purchasing of supplies and services for the engineering function
  • Manage engineering projects and contractors
  • Help manage the maintenance budget
  • Ensure maximum possible plant uptime
  • Ensure clear communication and compliance to Health & Safety Standards of site team

 

 ​What will you bring?

 

  • Qualified mechanical background
  • Experience of leading a team and having responsibility for site plant equipment/services
  • Multi-skilled engineering background ideally HND or similar (e.g. electrical, mechanical, pneumatics and PLC’s)
  • Experience with automated factory machinery
  • Processes where continuous improvement has been used
  • Experience in finding route cause of a problem and fixing it

What’s on offer?

 

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring
  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad
  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business
  • Relocation or live away from home support will be considered.

 

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

 

Why join Aggregate Industries?

 

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in.

 

LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas. 

 

About Aggregate Industries

 

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. 

 

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

 

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Senior EC&I Engneer

GPW Recruitment

Seascale, NW
1 day ago
Seascale, NW
£42 Per Hour
1 day ago
£42 Per Hour

We are recruiting a Senior EC&I Engineer / Design Engineer for a long term contract based in Cumbria. The role is within the nuclear industry so previous nuclear experience and SC clearance would be advantageous.
This is a 12 month contract which may go longer for the right person.
About the Company
Our client play a key role in the UK and global nuclear industry. That means reducing the cost of clean-up and decommissioning, maintaining critical skills and attracting talented new people to the industry. We are the only UK organisation with the skills, facilities and expertise to provide technical support to all aspects of the nuclear industry. We pride ourselves on offering quality, value and service to every one of our customers.
Job Introduction
The Engineering Design Team require further design resource over the next 12 months to deliver a new and exciting programme of work.
The Team provides engineering design support across numerous projects in nuclear industry. They cover all aspects of engineering design such as optioneering studies, concept design, detail design, manufacturing, testing and installation. Their expertise includes the supply of active research and development rigs and analytical equipment, and the modification of existing nuclear process plant.
The role of the Senior EC&I Design Engineer is to provide engineering and scientific support to the design, build, testing, development, commissioning and on-site installation of active rigs, and analytical equipment to support scientific research and development work in the nuclear industry.
Role Responsibility
Duties:
  • The innovative development of engineered solutions from a design brief and/or plant survey.
  • Liaising with safety assessors, facilities personnel, project stakeholders and other scientific/engineering disciplines as required to provide fit for purpose engineered solutions either by self or through the use of supporting engineers and designers.
  • The supervision of small engineering teams to deliver engineering work packages.
  • Undertaking calculations to support / underpin the design and authoring technical reports and design memos.
  • Undertake the checking of engineering work performed by others.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance on issues appropriate to their working area.
  • Comply with all legislative, regulatory and company policy standards and procedures e.g. safety, quality, risk, security etc. applicable to the role.
  • Liaise with project managers to ensure that work is delivered to meet time, cost, quality and safety requirements.
  • Dealing with supply chain, from scoping requirements and authoring procurement specification through to overseeing contract delivery as necessary.
  • Initiation and progression of the procurement process, including liaison with suppliers and manufacturers, through delivery and inspection.
  • Requirement to travel is expected, between office locations and customer locations.

Ideal Experince
Essential Skills/Qualifications:
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related subject and a relevant level of experience.
  • Knowledge of the legislative, regulatory, quality and environmental requirements relating to engineering development projects.
  • Competency in AutoCAD / AutoCAD LT desired with the ability and flexibility to undertake own CAD work if necessary.
  • Competent in electrical building services, up to date with relevant legislation and standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, such that difficult concepts can be conveyed clearly and concisely to customers, regulators and key stakeholders in a technical forum such as HAZOPS, SDDR and MDDR.
  • Evidence of problem solving and seeking solutions.

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Good knowledge of nuclear industry and plant operations.
  • Capable of designing safety related systems to BS EN 61508 and Sellafield Standard ES_1_2190-1, 2 & 3.
  • Knowledge of CAESAR and AMTECH/TRIMBLE software.
  • Self-motivated, high energy contributor.
  • Questioning attitude.
  • Good organisational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrable experience in dealing with supply chain, from scoping requirements and authoring procurement specification through to overseeing contract delivery as necessary.
  • Previous experience in the nuclear industry or other heavily regulated industry.

This position is a 39 hour working week Monday to Friday (possibly felxible hours).
Hourly rate is £42 umbrella per hour or the PAYE equivalent.
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Principal Civil Engineer

Page Personnel United Kingdom

Barrow-In-Furness, NW
3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, NW
3 days ago

Principal Civil Engineer

Would you like to play a key role providing civil engineering assurance in support of our submarines manufacturing facility? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Civil Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Civil Engineer, you will be working within the Civil & Structures department of the Site Engineering Technical Authority Team reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager. The primary role of the Site Engineering Technical Authority Team is to provide engineering (electrical/mechanical/civil and structural) support and guidance to area Engineering Authorities, Projects and Services teams for Site & Facilities. The main aim is to afford assurance that engineering designs for site and facilities equipment and installations comply with relevant standards, statutory regulations and safety requirements. Specific tasks include giving technical advice, identification of technical requirements, providing technical solutions, review of designs, writing technical reports, conducting investigations and carrying out audits of installations/documentation.

This role will provide you with a good variety of engineering projects to work on which will involve engaging with relevant stakeholders, departments and external contractors. We fully support our staff in their professional development and this role offers potential for career progression in the future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all new or modified assets are compliant with relevant current standards for intended use and meet with stakeholder requirements
  • Ensuring that nuclear related assets on the Barrow Licensed Site are justified to meet the requirements of the Nuclear Site Licence
  • Establishing and agreeing stakeholder requirements (and if applicable Nuclear Safety Functional Requirements) for facilities and equipment
  • Production of reports, technical specifications and Statement of Requirements (SoR) documents, as well as the production of special operating procedures and documentation
  • Providing advice to other disciplines, maintainers and site committees on technical issues and requirements to meet nuclear, HS&E and other relevant legislation
  • Review of design proposals for both new assets and for major modifications
  • Assisting in the project management of installations and commissioning of new and modified assets where discipline knowledge is required
  • Overseeing consultants and contractors who supply specialist analysis and design services or installations
  • Amending design substantiation reports and producing safety justification documentation to support the safety case for Nuclear Related site facilities and equipment and obtaining authorisation through due process

Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Civil Engineer:

Essential:

Degree, or equivalent, in a Civil/ Structural Engineering (or closely related) discipline

Experience in a civil/structural engineering role

Experience of technical document writing and report-building

MS office experience

Desirable:

Registered with an Engineering professional institute - chartered or working towards

Delivery within a Nuclear Environment to relevant ONR License Conditions or similar highly regulated business

Ability to produce civil / structural designs to meet current standards

What we're looking for in you:

You must be a resilient individual with good leadership skills and be able to successfully build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You must also possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to be able to explain technical subjects to non-specialists, as well as other engineers.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

This role will provide you with a good variety of engineering projects to work on which will involve engaging with relevant stakeholders, departments and external contractors

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Practitioner Cost Engineer

Costain

Morecambe, NW
30+ days ago
Morecambe, NW
30+ days ago

This is an exciting Practitioner Cost Engineer opportunity working for our EDF Framework in Morecombe, Lancashire.

 

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

 

Costain supports EDF Energy Generation to maximise the lifespan of its eight UK nuclear power stations and prepare for defuelling and decommissioning. Costain's role is to provide project controls and commercial managed services to portfolios and programmes of work across all of EDF's eight UK nuclear power stations. As part of this work Costain will develop people capability in core project control skills and provide specialist support to EDFs Central Technical Organisation to improve project performance and deliver cost efficiencies.


The Practitioner Cost Engineer is responsible for providing cost management support to the EDF Energy Nuclear Generation work portfolio and will monitor, control and forecast the costs during the Project lifecycle. The main focus will be to work with Project Managers to manage project costs and their integration with the management of risk, change and the schedule in accordance with EDF Energy Generation Company standards and processes.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the cost trackers for all workpacks across the programme.
  • Work with the Project Managers to ensure contracts and forecasts are effectively managed.
  • Report to Deputy Programme Manager in accountability meetings.
  • Control, monitor, analyse and report cost related aspects for designated projects within a Portfolio.
  • Implement the correct and appropriate cost management tool for the project in accordance with Central Technical Organisation (CTO) Programme Office processes/templates.
  • Assist in development and use of Project Control Structures (CBS, OBS, WBS etc.).
  • Understand the basis of the estimate.
  • Ensure all cost and contract transactions on a project are understood and managed in an appropriate way.
  • Ensure all variances to the cost baseline are communicated in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the necessary cost management interface is in place with Finance and ensure regular communications.
  • Support the EDF Energy Business Planning process.
  • Active involvement in the change process, understanding the reasons for and factors influencing each change to the project’s cost baseline plus the implications of such change.
  • Continually monitor Project Risk and Change status to maintain current forecast.
  • Review and understand, with the assistance of the Planning Engineer, the schedule progress and it’s alignment to the Project Control Structure.
  • Liaise with Project team members and contractors with regards to progress and financial forecasting.
  • Update the Cost Tool to comply with Project Reporting Cycles.
  • Monitor, control and analyse the project cost information, identify variances and bring these to the attention of the Project Manager with possible alternatives. Prepare specific reports to facilitate challenge and analysis to meet the project’s specific needs.
  • Challenge cost variances against the baseline plan with individual task leaders/contractors and/or outside stakeholder management as necessary to enable mitigation.
  • Contribute to progress meetings as required in support of the Project Manager.
  • Regular interfacing and integration with the project Planning Engineer to maintain an aligned financial position with the project Primavera plan.
  • Contribute to the drafting and updating of Project Documents (PDD, IRM papers etc.) to ensure that they contains the project Scope of Work, KPI’s, payment milestones and the methodology for controlling the project schedule, costs and variances etc.
  • Contribute to Lessons Learnt process throughout the Project lifecycle.

The Practitioner Cost Engineer will have a breadth of experience across whole project and programme lifecycle (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning processes), preferably in a highly regulated environment. Nuclear experience would be beneficial.

 

Skills

  • High level of numeracy and excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent MS Office skills and well versed in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Exhibits a strong awareness of the level of interaction required with the project team function to support the successful delivery of projects.
  • Breadth of experience across whole project and programme lifecycle. (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning processes).
  • The ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programmes of work.
  • Proficient in the use of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools.
  • Proficient in the use of Earned Value Analysis.
  • Self motivated with good interpersonal skills working in a team environment.
  • Good attention to detail with good time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, presentation and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to use initiative and work independently as needed.
  • Ability to work flexibly within the demands of the project.
  • Good working knowledge of financial systems.
  • The ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programmes of work.
  • Proficient in the use of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools.

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a Cost Engineering role.
  • Ideally have a nuclear background and be familiar with the gated engineering process and design phases.
  • Experience of decommissioning projects would be of benefit, but not essential.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of HNC/HND ideally in a cost related discipline or relevant experience.
  • MACostE desirable.

Why work for us?

 

Talent comes in many different guises. At Costain we recognise this and work with employees to take them where they want to go rather than where we think they should go. We are fully committed to creating a safe place to work, where everyone can be at their best, every day. A workplace where everyone can be their true self, feel valued and understood for who they are and what makes them unique.

 

As a mark of our progress we were named as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women in 2018 and again in 2019. In addition to this, we have won various awards, including IChemE Diversity and Inclusion, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Employer of the year and a Business in the Community (BITC) Game Changer award. Manchester and London Pride parades are now established dates in the Costain calendar, and we are proud to be a Stonewall diversity champion. We are a member of Working Families, an early signatory to the BITC Race Charter and a Disability Confident Committed employer. 

 

Costain value that everyone is different and by being different, our people can bring their own valuable contribution to the business. Creating an inclusive culture makes us more able to recruit, retain and progress a diverse workforce, increasing employee engagement and experiencing higher levels of wellbeing.

 

Our employee benefits

 

We’re dedicated to providing a broad range of rewards and benefits. As well as a competitive salary, our employees enjoy a comprehensive core benefits package which includes:

 

  • Group Pension Plan, to help you save for the future
  • Employee Assistance Programme, to help employees and their families balance the pressures of work and home life
  • Incentive payments to recognise high-performance
  • Life assurance, to help protect your loved ones financially
  • Funded membership to a professional Institute
  • Private healthcare and dental packages
  • Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership, to keep you as fit and as healthy as you can be
  • Volunteering days, so you can give back to your local community
  • Save as You Earn (SAYE) scheme, that lets you save towards buying shares in Costain

 

Costain, and the Armed Forces

 

We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

 

Right to Work & Security Checks

 

Understandably given the nature of our business, everyone who is employed at Costain must undergo thorough referencing checks. We will need different information depending on the job we have offered you. For all roles, we'll carry out a criminal record check and we’ll ask to see evidence that you have the legal right to work in the UK. You may be required to obtain and maintain security clearance of at least Security Check level (or SC clearance). To satisfy the requirements, you will need to have been a legal UK resident for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully complete all stages of the vetting process.

 

Closing date

 

Please note that Costain reserves the right to bring forward the closing date of any of its job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend at you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

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Practitioner Planning Engineer

Costain

Morecambe, NW
30+ days ago
Morecambe, NW
30+ days ago

This is an exciting Practitioner Planning Engineer opportunity working for our EDF Framework in Morecambe, Lancashire. Reporting to the Project Controls Lead, the main focus will be to work with Project Managers to develop & manage schedules to incorporate risk, change, resource requirements and cost in accordance with EDF Energy Generation Company requirements and standards. The Planning Engineer will create plans for the full project lifecycle including development and design.

 

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

 

Costain supports Energy Nuclear Generation to maximise the lifespan of its eight UK nuclear power stations. Costain's role is to provide project controls and commercial managed services to portfolios and programmes of work across all of EDF's eight UK nuclear power stations. As part of this work Costain will develop people capability in core project control skills and provide specialist support to EDFs Central Technical Organisation to improve project performance and deliver cost efficiencies.


Key Responsibilities & Outcomes

  • Develop, control, monitor, analyse and report on schedule related aspects for designated projects within a Portfolio.  
  • Establish and monitor a cost and resource loaded, logic linked, baseline plan for the project in accordance with CTO Programme Office processes.  
  • Capture project budgetary costs and resources in the plan to determine time phasing of expenditure and the total project budget.  
  • Establish robust Work Breakdown and Project Control Structures in terms of project scope, in accordance with Investment Delivery processes, templates and Procedures.  
  • Work with the Project Manager and the Project team to establish the project activities, cost and durations and ensure that these reflect project scope, constraints and commitments.  Challenge as necessary to ensure compatibility and compliance.   
  • Interface with other departments regarding the project’s activities which may have an impact and ensure these are correctly captured.   
  • Facilitate acceptance of and ensure that the project plan embraces the full project work scope, is fit for purpose and is achievable.  This to be done in collaboration with the Project Manager and the project’s Key Team Members / Task Managers.   
  • Ensure that any necessary planning interface with the site Work Management Process (WMP) is established.  
  • Maintain and control project baselines in line with company procedures and guidance.  
  • Support the EDF Energy business planning process.   
  • Ensure the reasons for, and the factors influencing each change to the project’s baseline plan plus the implications of such change are understood and communicated with the wider project team.  
  • Liaise with project team members and contractors with regards to progress and cost forecasting.   
  • Monitor, control and analyse the project programme and cost information using Earned Value methodologies, identify variances and bring these to the attention of the Project Manager with possible alternatives, prepare specific reports to facilitate challenge and analysis to meet the project’s specific needs.   
  • Challenging schedule and cost variances against the baseline plan with individual task leaders/contractors and or outside stakeholder management as necessary to enable mitigation.   
  • Integrate 3rd party schedules and data into the overall project plan.  
  • Contribute to progress meetings, as required, in support of the Project Manager.   
  • Regular interfacing and integration with the project controls team to maintain an aligned financial position with the Project Plan.  

Knowledge  

  • Breadth of experience across whole project and programme lifecycle. (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning processes).  
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.

 

Skills  

  • Proficient in Primavera (P6).
  • High level of numeracy and excellent analytical skills.  
  • Must be able to complete relevant reporting - resource and cost loading, forecast planning etc.
  • Excellent MS Office skills, particularly Excel, well versed in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  
  • Exhibits a strong awareness of the level of interaction required with the project team function to support the successful delivery of projects.  
  • The ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programmes of work.  
  • Proficient in the interpretation of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools.  
  • Proficient in the use of Earned Value Analysis.  
  • Self motivated with good interpersonal skills working in a team environment.  
  • Good attention to detail with good time and organisational management skills.  
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills.  
  • Able to use initiative.  
  • Ability to work flexibly and independently within the demands of the project, where appropriate, while maintaining the procedural and quality requirements of EDF Energy

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a Planning role.
  • Ideally have a nuclear background and be familiar with the gated engineering process and design phases.
  • Experience of decommissioning projects would be of benefit, but not essential.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of HNC/HND ideally in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience.  

Why work for us?

 

Talent comes in many different guises. At Costain we recognise this and work with employees to take them where they want to go rather than where we think they should go. We are fully committed to creating a safe place to work, where everyone can be at their best, every day. A workplace where everyone can be their true self, feel valued and understood for who they are and what makes them unique.

 

As a mark of our progress we were named as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women in 2018 and again in 2019. In addition to this, we have won various awards, including IChemE Diversity and Inclusion, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Employer of the year and a Business in the Community (BITC) Game Changer award. Manchester and London Pride parades are now established dates in the Costain calendar, and we are proud to be a Stonewall diversity champion. We are a member of Working Families, an early signatory to the BITC Race Charter and a Disability Confident Committed employer. 

 

Costain value that everyone is different and by being different, our people can bring their own valuable contribution to the business. Creating an inclusive culture makes us more able to recruit, retain and progress a diverse workforce, increasing employee engagement and experiencing higher levels of wellbeing.

 

Our employee benefits

 

We’re dedicated to providing a broad range of rewards and benefits. As well as a competitive salary, our employees enjoy a comprehensive core benefits package which includes:

 

  • Group Pension Plan, to help you save for the future
  • Employee Assistance Programme, to help employees and their families balance the pressures of work and home life
  • Incentive payments to recognise high-performance
  • Life assurance, to help protect your loved ones financially
  • Funded membership to a professional Institute
  • Private healthcare and dental packages
  • Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership, to keep you as fit and as healthy as you can be
  • Volunteering days, so you can give back to your local community
  • Save as You Earn (SAYE) scheme, that lets you save towards buying shares in Costain

 

Costain, and the Armed Forces

 

We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

 

Right to Work & Security Checks

 

Understandably given the nature of our business, everyone who is employed at Costain must undergo thorough referencing checks. We will need different information depending on the job we have offered you. For all roles, we'll carry out a criminal record check and we’ll ask to see evidence that you have the legal right to work in the UK. You may be required to obtain and maintain security clearance of at least Security Check level (or SC clearance). To satisfy the requirements, you will need to have been a legal UK resident for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully complete all stages of the vetting process.

 

Closing date

 

Please note that Costain reserves the right to bring forward the closing date of any of its job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend at you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

 

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IT Engineer

MacArthur Recruitment

Kendal, NW
25 days ago
Kendal, NW
25 days ago
IT Engineer – South Lakes / Lancashire
£19,000 - £21,000

MacArthur Recruitment is seeking an IT Engineer to provide onsite and field-based support to the education and other sectors in the South Lakes, Barrow-in-Furness and North Lancashire areas. Typically you’ll be three days on one site, one in the office (eg learning new skills) and another day elsewhere.

The role is with a company who are expanding and working with more customers. As a result there will be future opportunities for you to develop your career.

You will have a thirst for knowledge, empathy for people and a willingness to help as well as a broad grounding and skills in IT from desktop through to server and 3rd Line Support.

Responsibilities for the role of IT Engineer:
  • Providing technical support for our large customer base.
  • Delivering innovation and efficiency projects.
  • Ensuring that support queries are dealt with in a timely professional, and efficient manner.
  • Working autonomously and proactively to ensure that the highest standards of service are always met.
  • Managing all Virtual and Physical servers
  • Performing daily backup checks
  • Communicating with users over the ticket portal, via email, and in-person
  • Working as part of a dynamic team to ensure high standards of support and user satisfaction
  • Expert troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Hardware maintenance / troubleshooting
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows server 2016+
  • Advanced knowledge of GPOs in a Windows 2016+ / Windows 7 / Windows 10 environment
  • Understanding of networking protocols, services and design
  • Capable of understanding business requirements and converting them into IT solutions
  • Full driving licence

Further information on the IT Engineer’s skills :
  • Good understanding of IT security and best practices with a working knowledge of common security management such as Virtual server, Anti-Virus software and Access Control.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking and common protocols such as DHCP, DNS, SSL/TLS and static IP control.
  • Competent with Windows administration, particularly Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012 onwards. And associated technologies such as Active Directory and Group Policy as well as an understanding of PowerShell.

Why work for our client as an IT Engineer?
  • Work for a company that looks after its people
  • Full time role, with future opportunities
  • c£19,000 - £21,000 DOE, use of company vehicle, regular salary reviews
  • Friendly environment

For more information, or to apply for the position of IT Engineer, please contact Ewen on , ideally with a copy of your CV, or call 01768 800260.

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Site Engineer - Civil Engineer Water Sector

Randstad CPE

Kendal, NW
30 days ago
Kendal, NW
£280 - £330 Per Day
30 days ago
£280 - £330 Per Day

Randstad are currently recruiting a Site Engineer for a Water project based in Kendal

The successful candidate will have experience working on Water schemes within the UU framework

Duties

  • Setting out
  • Working with RAMS
  • QA/record keeping
  • managing gangs

Requirements

  • 5 years plus experience
  • Civil Engineering experience
  • BEng in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • CSCS, SMSTS

For more information please contact the infrastructure team in Birmingham

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

7 days ago

Description

Advanced Engineer Plumber

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

The closing date is 03 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic person to work in the Estates department at Furness General Hospital. You should be experienced, time served and suitably qualified in plumbing maintenance, fault finding, and repairs.

Main duties of the job

You should also be proficient in small scale installation work on plumbing services, plant and equipment at the Hospital and other local health care premises.

About us

Flexible working will be required where you will assist other trades and undertake other tasks to maintain the building services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • Full apprenticeship or equivalent approved training.
  • NVQ3, BTEC or Equivalent
  • Computer literate
  • Willingness to undertake further relevant training
  • Driving licence (B)
  • Certificate in Water Hygiene (Skilled Person WH1)

Desirable

  • City and Guild qualifications in relevant subjects.
  • Certificate in Ventilation Safety (CP - HTM03)
  • Certificate in Hot & Cold Water Systems (BS2/H)
  • Certificate in Disinfection of Water Supplies (WN18)

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of hospital systems and equipment, policies and procedures especially HTM's and relevant DoH guidance.

Desirable

  • Experience and use of computerised building management systems and facilities management systems

Skills, ability & knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with other members of the department, other (non technical) Trust staff, patients, visitors, public utilities and emergency services as required.
  • Ability to deal with information sensitively and confidentially.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with other members of the department, other (non technical) Trust staff, patients, visitors, public utilities and emergency services as required.

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to comply with the Trust's policies.
  • Ability to travel between the Trust sites as required.
  • To demonstrate flexibility in approach to work patterns.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Address

Furness General Hospital

Barrow in Furness

LA14 4LF


Employer's website

https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk