Quantity Surveyor

Site Manager

Multi Skilled Technician

Assistant Site Manager

Buyer

Assistant Estimator

Quantity Surveyor

Penzance/Cornwall

Permanent / Full – time

Sphere Solutions are seeking a highly motivated Quantity Surveyor to join a very successful Civil Engineering and Groundworks Contractor with regional offices across the South West.

Working with an extensive client based; covering both leading contractors and house builders this is an excellent opportunity for a suitably motivated candidate to join a forward thinking team of like-minded professionals. There is the opportunity to progress with a good support structure and training on offer.

The role will be varied and include:

  • ·Assist with pricing civil & groundworks packages
  • ·Tender administration
  • ·Assisting with producing bills of quantity
  • ·Submission documentation
  • ·Excellent computer skills, including Word and Excel
  • ·Good client liaison skills / attendance at tender interviews
  • ·Must be highly motivated

To Apply: For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 0175242188 or apply as instructed. Sphere Solutions are one of the South West & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment.

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

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Site Manager

Cornwall

We are seeking a Site Manager to assist with a programme of small works across Cornwall, working with an experienced operational team, you will assist in delivering a program of capital works, ranging from small external works to redecoration or a small new build.

The successful candidate will manage site teams, sub-contractors, on-site health and safety and compliance, ensuring project delivery both on time and within budget.

What you will need:

  • Experience in a similar role, working as a Principal Contractor, managing trades and the supply chain.
  • Current in date SMSTS, CSCS and First Aid.
  • Ideally, an ONC / HNC or level 6 NVQ in a construction-related subject, experienced trade route will also be considered.
  • Longevity with previous employers and a good understanding of various forms of contract.

If this is something you would be keen to consider and want to discuss in more detail, please do call or apply as instructed.

Sphere Solutions are one of the South West & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment.

Multi Skilled Technician

Customer Care Technician

Multi Skilled Technician

Permanent – Full Time

Covering multiple sites across Cornwall

I am working with a private, bespoke house builder to recruit an experienced Customer Care / Multi-Skilled Technician to join their team covering developments across Cornwall

Reporting to the Customer Service Manager, you will carry out all maintenance and repairs to newly built and owned properties, ensuring the very best care and service is provided to new homeowners throughout their aftercare period.

Key responsibilities:

  • Taking direction from the Customer Care Manager, ensuring all customer appointments are attended on time.
  • Ensure the property is adequately protected before the commencement of works, including PPE and overshoes.
  • Take relevant photographs confirming protection, before and after work and reporting on completion of works via email.
  • Review your diary and ensure that workload is allocated appropriately, ensuring work can be completed right first-time in the time allowed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • As and when required carry out inspections of reported defects and issue a full report with photographs.
  • Report any repetitive defects on active and non-active sites to the Customer Care Manager to discuss with the Commercial/Technical Director
  • Ensure that Health and Safety are followed, and site regulations are adhered to.

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction, and housebuilding trades e.g. Painting, Decorating, Plastering, Carpentry and Joinery
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Organised, self-motivated with a high level of personal integrity and respect for others is essential.
  • Able to work as part of a small team with established processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise work and take initiative.
  • Works well under pressure/in a fast-moving environment.
  • Driving license.

Package:

  • A competitive of salary up to £34,000per annum
  • Company Van, fuel card, tools, uniform & work phone
  • 25 days annual leave PLUS bank holidays
  • Pension contribution

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina 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, 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 Site Manager

St Ives

Permanent

Would you like to join a leading housing developer with a pipeline of new sites locally? With, a commitment to quality, innovation, and excellence, they have a strong reputation for delivering exceptional homes across Devon & Cornwall.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised Assistant Site Manager to join the construction team. The Assistant Site Manager will work closely with the Site Manager to ensure the successful delivery of residential new build schemes, the first site will be Near St Ives.

The role:

  • Assist the Site Manager in planning and coordinating all construction activities.
  • Monitor and enforce safety regulations and compliance with company policies.
  • Supervise and coordinate subcontractors and direct labour on site.
  • Ensure that work is progressing according to programme timelines.
  • Quality control, inspection of works, and Customer Care.
  • Support / deputise for the Site Manager s and when required.
  • Liaison with the NHBC/LABC and building inspectors.

What you will need:

  • Experience in a similar role within newly built housing
  • Knowledge of modern construction methods, in particular timber frame
  • Ideally a trade or HNC background, with a valid SMSTS, First Aid at Work, ideally CSCS also.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and documents.
  • Health & Safety-conscious and familiar with safety regulations on-site.
  • Full driving license required.

In Return:

  • Competitive salary and Car Allowance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity package

 To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert in the first instance or apply as instructed

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

 

Buyer

Truro

We are looking to speak with construction Buyers with a passion for materials and plant procurement in the Cornwall area.

We are working with a leading civil engineering contractor to recruit a Buyer. This organisation is going through a steady growth period and now is the perfect time to join this experienced team and establish a procurement strategy.

Duties will include:

  • Create, maintain & build positive and effective relationships with new and existing supply chains.
  • Procurement of materials, plant & equipment.
  • Take-offs.
  • Certifying material invoices.
  • Support the pre-construction tendering process and commercial team.
  • Best value strategy, rebates, and ensuring a cost-effective method is established and maintained.

Suitable candidates:

  • Construction experience in a buying role – material, plant, and site equipment.
  • Good negotiation skills, with a natural ability to forge lasting relationships.
  • Effective IT skills, Excel is mainly used.
  • Good local and national supply chain knowledge.

 

If this is of interest and you would like to explore this further, do call Jo for an informal discussion and apply as instructed.

Sphere Solutions is a Southwest & Wales market leader in providing recruitment services to the built environment.

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

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.