Contracts Manager

Junior Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Assistant QS & Senior QS

Site Agent

Contracts Manager – Civils

Cornwall

Permanent

We are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager with Civils and/or groundworks engineering experience to join a long-standing regional Contractor to manage their sites across Cornwall.
With an expansion phase in full swing and a large client base of repeat business this is a great time to join.

The Role:

  • You will be tasked with the overall operations management of sites, to provide on-site health and safety, ensuring compliance and standards are always met.
  • Managing site teams, and site supervisors.
  • Programmes and planning is in place to deliver sites on time and in budget.
  • Attend pre-let meetings, regular liaison with the client on progress

Requirements:

  • Experience at Contracts Manager level with – civils, groundworks, and surfacing will be considered
  • SMSTS and a good level of health and safety management
  • Commercial/financial understanding
  • Full Driving License as sites will be across all of Cornwall

On offer is a competitive salary paying circa £65,000, a company vehicle and a pension.

To Apply:
For an informal discussion please call Jo on 01752 421888 or click apply and embark on this journey with us!

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester and Taunton
We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

Junior Quantity Surveyor

 

Helston – Office based with site visits across the county.

 

Permanent

 

Sphere Solutions is seeking a Junior Quantity Surveyor, ideally from a groundworks/civils/surfacing background to join a very successful contractor covering sites across Cornwall.

 

You will join an experienced commercial team, reporting to a Commercial Director

working with both commercial and domestic clients; predominantly house builders, contractor, and councils on large and small projects that include roads, car parks, footpaths driveways etc.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring Quantity Surveyor to join a forward-thinking team of like-minded professionals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role will involve managing sub-contractors to maximise costs, as well as assisting with ongoing estimating duties.
  • Commercial/financial management, valuations, reconciliations, and final accounts.
  • You will be required to report to the head office and travel to the site.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified with a suitable construction-related qualification
  • Have some experience within the construction industry on similar projects.
  • A full driving license will be required,
  • Proficient IT skills in particular Excel.

 

 

On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary (DOE)
  • car/car allowance
  • Offering ongoing career progression

 

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

 

 

 

Quantity Surveyor 

Helston – Office-based with site visits across the county.

 Permanent

 Sphere Solutions is seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor, ideally from a groundworks/civils/surfacing background to join a very successful contractor covering sites across Cornwall.

You will join an experienced commercial team, reporting to a Commercial Director

working with both commercial and domestic clients; predominantly house builders, contractors, and councils on large and small projects that include roads, car parks, footpaths driveways etc.

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified Quantity Surveyor to join a forward-thinking team of like-minded professionals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role will involve managing sub-contractors to maximise costs, as well as assisting with ongoing estimating duties.
  • Commercial/financial management, valuations, reconciliations, and final accounts.
  • You will be required to report to the head office and travel to the site.

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified with a suitable construction-related qualification
  • Have extensive experience within the construction industry on similar projects.
  • A full driving license will be required,
  • Proficient IT skills in particular Excel.

On Offer:

  • Salary circa £60k & car/car allowance
  • Offering ongoing career progression

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

 

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

 

 

Assistant QS & Senior QS

Bridgwater – South West

Permanent contract + package

 

Sphere Solutions are currently recruting for an Assistant QS and Senior QS to work for a reputable contractor in Bridgwater.

Our client work with a variety of leading main contractors and housebuilders to successfully complete a range of civil engineering and groundwork projects, ranging in value from £100,000 to £15 million.

Turnover circa £20 million and the business is split 50% housing/ 50% main contracting (mainly public sector projects – schools, hospitals, social housing etc).

 

The Candidate:

  • Ideally experienced in civil engineering and groundworks
  • NEC contract experience
  • Ideally resides locally to the area but will recruit from areas like (Bristol, Taunton, Bridgwater, Newport)
  • 1-3 years’ experience for AQS and 5-10 years for the senior role

 

Duties:

  • Assisting in the preparation of the sub-contract/supplier enquiry lists for approval.
  • Preparing full enquiry packs and collating all tender information, ensuring fully compliant tender packs are issued, return tenders are analysed and compliant bids received.
  • Preparing tender comparison sheets, including making recommendations for placing subcontract orders
  • Attending meetings that may be necessary in the performance of your duties.
  • Complying with and upholding company policies and procedures
  • Carrying out drawing take-offs

 

If you are interested and would like further details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Site Agent

Devon

Permanent

Sphere Solutions is working with a regional Civil Engineering contractor to recruit an experienced Site Agent, sites will be in various locations across South and Mid Devon.

Projects will include major and minor highways schemes, kerbing, retaining walls and bridges. Suitable candidates will have UK civil engineering experience and be familiar with the local supply chain.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing civils projects, managing site operations and teams
  • Coordinating with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, and delivering toolbox talks
  • Monitoring project progress
  • Budget management, quality control, and client communication
  • prepare reports, schedules, and documentation

Key Requirements

  • Must have valid SMSTS, First Aid, and CSCS, (Street Works advantageous)
  • Previous UK experience working on Civil projects is essential.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • A thorough understanding of civil engineering principles.

On Offer

  • Salary paying up to £46k + car allowance
  • Generous Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Employee discount scheme and wellbeing events
  • Holiday starting at 23 days and increasing to 28 with service plus bank holidays
  • Investment and support in your continuous training and development

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

 

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

 

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.