Contracts Manager

Assistant Project Manager

Site Foreman/Woman

Civils Site Manager

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Estimator

Contracts Manager
Exeter
Permanent

 

Sphere Solutions are working with a long standing Groundworks and Civils Engineering contractor to recruit a Contracts Manager for sites across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset

 

Suitable candidates must have groundworks and civil engineering experience, wanting to join a reputable regional contractor to manage their sites across all areas. With an expansion phase in full swing and a large client base of repeat business this is an excellent time to join.

 

You will be tasked with the overall management of designated sites, to provide and maintain on-site health and safety, ensuring compliance and standards are always met. Managing site teams, direct labour and subcontractors, ensuring all plant and materials are fit for purpose, all PPE and on site HSE are in place.

 

Ensure both short and long term programmes and planning is in place to deliver sites on time and in budget. Regular liaison with the client on progress and attending meetings when required will all be part of this role.

 

The candidate:

  • Experience at Contract Manager level within groundworks & civils is essential
  • SMSTS and a good level of health and safety management, RAMS and COSHH
  • Commercial / financial understanding
  • Full Driving License as sites will be across all of Devon

 

On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance and pension.

 

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or apply as instructed. Sphere Solutions are one of the Southwest & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment.

 

With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea, Plymouth and Southampton) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

 

 

 

Assistant Project Manager – Civil Engineering

Newton Abbot – Covering the Southwest

Permanent – Full time

Family Friendly Work-Life Balance, Competitive Salary based on experience & Qualifications & Bonus Scheme

I am working with a well-known Civil Engineering Contractor to recruit either a Sub/Site Engineer or Assistant Project Manager who is looking to fast-track their career in civil engineering construction.

You would be fully proficient in managing a project from start to finish including managing and being responsible for all aspects of H&S, Environment, quality, programming, contractual and the financial side of the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the commercial and technical delivery of projects from £10k-£1m.
  • Confidently communicate with Site Managers, Engineers, Clients and Designers
  • Successfully deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Ensure Health and Safety, Environment and Quality are maintained to the highest of standards.
  • Manage project procurement and temporary works requirements.
  • Administer Commercial Contracts, Provide Early Warnings, CE’s, Valuations, Applications, Cashflow, Forecasts to all Projects.

Essential Requirements:

  • HNC or NVQ equivalent – Industry-specific
  • Eye for engineering detail and setting out experience
  • SMSTS or IOSH, CSCS Card and Full UK Driving Licence
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages and experience of programme software is preferable but not essential.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Live within 50 miles of Newton Abbot

In return:

  • Salary to reflect experience and qualifications
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Company Vehicle
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Pension
  • Ongoing training and 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.

 

Site Foreman/Woman

Totnes

Permanent

Paying up to £23ph with a Van and Fuel card

Sphere Solutions is currently looking for a motivated and well-organised Site Foreman/Woman with housing groundworks experience to join an experienced team on a residential project in Totnes.

Suitable candidates will have experience in a similar role with extensive knowledge and experience in Housing Groundworks and Infrastructure works including, drainage, highways, utilities/pipes, kerbing etc. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage, supervise and monitor site operatives and sub-contractors.
  • Organising Earthworks.
  • Organising plant.
  • Ordering materials.
  • Keeping accurate daily records.
  • Working to tight programmes/deadlines.
  • Health and safety including daily briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Ability to ensure compliance with the works information, construction drawings and specifications.

Requirements:

  • Excellent health and safety knowledge and awareness,
  • SMSTS, CSPS/CSCS, FAW ticket.
  • Good communication skills, confident in liaising and dealing with the client.

On offer:

  • Paying up to £23ph depending on experience.
  • Company van and Fuel card.

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.

 

Site Manager – Solar/Civils

North Tawton

£55k & Package

Are you an experienced Site Manager with a Solar / Civils background looking for a new opportunity,

Sphere is currently working with a Renewable Energy Client seeking an experienced Site Manager to oversee a 26-week Solar Farm project based near North Tawton.

As the Site Manager, you will organise and oversee works carried out on site ensuring it is completed on time and within budget.

This is a permanent opportunity, once the initial project is complete, sites will be based nationally and will require national travel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with clients and reporting on progress to site staff
  • Supervising and hiring site staff and subcontractors
  • Monitoring build costs and project progress
  • Conducting quality and safety inspections
  • Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings
  • Maintaining quality control checks
  • Give toolbox talks.

Key requirements:

  • Must have previous Solar and Civils experience.
  • Willing to travel to other sites on completion of the project
  • SMSTS, CSCS, First Aid

Nationwide Travel will be required after the initial site is completed.

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.

 

 

Groundworks Quantity Surveyor

Exeter

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Groundworks Quantity Surveyor to be based in Exeter, on behalf of our client a reputable housebuilder, known for their quality in creating beautiful homes across the UK.

Working with management teams to prepare for future developments, procuring the Groundwork and Infrastructure packages for various housing projects across the South West.

Responsibilities:

  • Sub-contractor procurement
  • Preparing/collating tender information, reviewing bids and comparing prices
  • Detailing build costs, including infrastructure costs and new start-up appraisal
  • Monitor infrastructure project costs, budgets, and cash flow.
  • Conduct regular site visits, cost variations, and drawing take-offs.
  • Liaison with design and technical over-specification for sustainable build methods
  • Assist Adoptions with inspections, ensure groundworks obligations are carried out
  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and value engineering.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions and project documentation.
  • Carry out regular valuations, payments and final accounts.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the Groundworks/Civils sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts and cost control
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with the capability to build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple projects simultaneously while working to tight deadlines.
  • Full UK valid Driving Licence
  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field

On Offer

  • A competitive salary circa £65,000 & Package,
  • Health Care Cover
  • Company Car / Allowance
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Pension Scheme

If you are a dedicated and results-driven Quantity Surveyor looking to join a dynamic team, please submit your application with a detailed CV and cover letter. 

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.

 

Quantity Surveyor

Exeter

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Quantity Surveyor on behalf of a reputable Groundworks/Civils contractor based in Exeter, with a strong client base, they specialise in delivering high-quality projects within the construction industry. As they continue to expand their operations, they are seeking a skilled and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

 

Job Description:

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in the company, ensuring the successful financial management of projects. Your primary responsibility will be to accurately estimate and control costs throughout the project lifecycle while maintaining strong relationships with clients and suppliers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Sub-contractor procurement
  • Monitor project costs, budgets, and cash flow.
  • Conduct regular site visits, cost variations, and take-offs.
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts, variations, and claims with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and value engineering.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions and project documentation.
  • Carry out valuations, payments and final accounts.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the Groundworks/Civils sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts and cost control
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with the capability to build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple projects simultaneously.

On Offer

  • A competitive salary package circa £55,000 & Package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are a dedicated and results-driven Quantity Surveyor looking to join a dynamic team, please submit your application with a detailed CV and cover letter.

 

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

West Cornwall

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Quantity Surveyor on behalf of a reputable Groundworks/Civils contractor based in West Cornwall, with a strong client base, they specialise in delivering high-quality projects within the construction industry. As they continue to expand their operations, they are seeking a skilled and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

Job Description:

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in the company, ensuring the successful financial management of projects. Your primary responsibility will be to accurately estimate and control costs throughout the project lifecycle while maintaining strong relationships with clients and suppliers.

Responsibilities:

  • Sub-contractor procurement
  • Monitor project costs, budgets, and cash flow.
  • Conduct regular site visits, cost variations, and take-offs.
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts, variations, and claims with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and value engineering.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions and project documentation.
  • Carry out valuations, payments and final accounts.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the Groundworks/Civils sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts and cost control
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with the capability to build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple projects simultaneously.

On Offer

  • A competitive salary package circa £55,000 & Package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are a dedicated and results-driven Quantity Surveyor looking to join a dynamic team, please submit your application with a detailed CV and cover letter.

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.

 

Trainee/Assistant Estimator

West Cornwall

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting a Junior Estimator on behalf of a contractor, based in West Cornwall. With a strong focus on excellence and customer satisfaction, taking pride in committing to delivering projects on time and within budget. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a motivated and dedicated individual to join their team as a Trainee/Assistant Estimator.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for construction and a desire to kick-start your career as a Trainee/Assistant Estimator, we would love to hear from you.

Job Description:
As a Trainee/Assistant Estimator, you will play a crucial role in supporting our client’s estimating team in accurately assessing project costs and preparing competitive bids. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent HNC/graduate in construction to gain valuable experience and develop a career in the construction industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the estimating team with requirements/specifications.
  • Assist with take-offs/cost estimates for materials, labour, and equipment.
  • Collaborate with suppliers/subcontractors to obtain prices.
  • Assist in the preparation of bid documentation.
  • Maintain up-to-date records of estimates, bids, and related documentation.

Requirements:

  • HNC or a degree in construction or a related field
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • A proactive and self-motivated attitude with a willingness to learn and grow.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Training and mentorship from experienced professionals

How 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.