Estimator

Assistant Site Manager – Housing

Buyer

Due to an increase in the volume of tenders, we have been appointed to assist with the recruitment of an Estimator for a Groundworks contractor.

  • Estimator
  • Cornwall

You will play a part in the delivery of projects and packages of work valued from £50k to £1m. My client’s scope of work includes – Earthworks, Civil Engineering, Remediation, Groundworks, Drainage and RC structures on Residential and Commercial new-build projects.

Reporting to the Commercial Director and working closely with the construction team, you will take responsibility for pricing tender packages, following the process from initial receipt through to award. Suitable candidates will have sound knowledge and the ability to read drawings with specific attention to detail.

  • My client will pay up to £65,000 & a package for the most suitable candidate.
  • All applicants must live within a commutable difference of Redruth.

For an informal discussion please call Abbie 0773 655560 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

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.

One of my clients, a medium-sized family-owned timber frame developer, are looking to strengthen their team by recruiting an experienced Assistant Site Manager to join their Cornwall division.

  • St Ives
  • Permanent

Applicants must have a proven background within house building and be able to assist the Site Manager in pushing the progress on site. You will deputise if the Site Manager is unavailable and will ensure standards and morale are high throughout the team.

The development is already underway and works will continue on-site for at least another 12 months, longevity is on offer for suitable candidates to move on to local sites throughout the area.

Please only apply if you possess the following:

  • SMSTS, First Aid at Work & CSCS card
  • No less than 3 years experience as an Assistant Site Manager
  • Trades background
  • Must live locally to St Ives

On offer:

  • Competitive salary, ranging up to £42,500 for the right person.
  • Car Allowance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Other enhanced company benefits

For an informal discussion please call Abbie 0773 655560 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

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.

Are you looking for a new role in Buying / Procurement?

  • Materials Buyer
  • Permanent

Sphere Solutions is seeking an experienced Buyer with construction experience to join a well-established contractor in Cornwall.

With at least 5 years-experience experience as a Buyer, this opportunity will suit an individual that had a proven track record in procuring materials, is both commercially aware and has excellent negotiation skills, whilst being local to Cornwall.

The role:

  • Procure all materials for the best possible price
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Analyse current supply chain price agreements / obtain competitive prices
  • Compare suppliers’ quotes and analyse prices against tender allowances
  • Research product information and alternative products
  • Assist the accounts department to resolve/ avoid invoice queries
  • Measure quantities of materials if required

The person:

  • Proven experience in a similar role with construction experience and knowledge
  • Highly organised/ Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of Excel
  • Construction qualification preferred but not essential

On offer is an excellent salary and package for the right candidate. This is a unique procurement opportunity in Cornwall.

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert 01752 421888 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

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.