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BYLOR Vacancies

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On-Boarding Advisor & Junior On-Boarding Advisor

On-Boarding Advisor

The purpose of this role is to work as part of a team of On boarding advisors who process the security and on-boarding vetting of both internal and external staff, workforce and supply chain for the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset. This is a critical role as no access to site is provided unless vetting has been completed.

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Junior On-Boarding Advisor

Details as above.

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Perth/Dundee Work Placement Opportunities

1 x placement in Dundee to fill – asap

2 x placements @ Almondbank in Perth – to be filled by February 2018

8 x placements @ Crieff Road in Perth – still lots of time for this to happen

Perth Transport Futures Project – Phase 1 – A9 / A85 to Bertha Park

Balfour Beatty was awarded the £35 million Perth Transport Futures Project contract by Perth and Kinross Council under the SCAPE Group’s National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework. The works comprise of the construction of a grade separated junction on the A9 at its junction with the A85 Crieff Road in Perth, including the construction of new link roads together with all associated infrastructure. The works include minor elements of contractor design. The scheme will also deliver a number of measures and improvements for pedestrians and cyclists. These include a shared use cycle / footway over the whole length of the new link road, a new footbridge over the A9 at a point North of the new grade separated junction, the creation of a path adjacent to the diverted Lade and lastly Toucan facilities at all new traffic signal junctions.

Almondbank Flood Prevention Scheme

The Almondbank Flood Defence project was awarded to Balfour Beatty under the SCAPE Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework by Perth and Kinross Council. The village of Almondbank had experienced a history of flooding from the River Almond and the East Pow Burn. This scheme will deliver a series of flood defences and a temporary flood storage area on the village playing fields. The scheme consists of set back and in channel flood defences along the River Almond and he Pow Burn. The defences comprise of approximately 1150 linear metres of sheet piled flood walls, 1600m of reinforced concrete flood walls, 750 m of earth embankments and over 2000m of erosion protection measures. It also includes replacing and raising two vehicle access bridges along the Pow Burn and raising and moving an existing pedestrian bridge on the River Almond. A temporary flood water storage reservoir will be created on an existing playing field in the centre of the village. A community sports pavilion will also be built in the vicinity. The impact of the scheme on surface water flooding has been addressed with additional drainage measures, modifications to existing highway drainage systems and the provision of water pumping stations. In addition a number of construction works are required including site clearance and utility diversions.

Work Placement – Civil Engineering & Construction

Balfour Beatty Regional is actively looking to work with Ex Servicemen / woman by creating opportunities for ex-Army/Navy/RAF – personnel in the Perth area.

As part of a suite of Civil Engineering projects currently being delivered by Balfour Beatty in Perth, we would like to invite you to take part in bespoke work experience programme.

The programme is open to all Ex Forces people and will give you hands on practical experience of working on a live building site. The roles will be General Operative positions and will be unpaid. The placements will last for a minimum of two weeks and will give you the chance to increase your knowledge of the construction industry and meet a diverse range of construction professionals.

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Avondale Construction - Logistics Operatives

Avondale Construction

Central London

General labourers, Hoist, FLT Driver etc.

Must have current CSCS / CPCS
Long term positions available.

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Reliable Contractors Ltd

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Environmental/General Operative

Job Title: Environmental/General Operative
Job Description: Preparing/clearing grass verges surrounding project and assisting other craft workers when required.
Number Required: 1
Approximate Hourly Rate: £9.50
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Open Ended
Project Name & Contractor : A14 Cambridgeshire (Highways England) Costain/Skanska/Balfour Beatty/Carillion JV
Postcode Location: A14 Swavesey Compound, High Street, Boxworth, CB23 4AA
Qualifications or Skill required:
Reports to: TBC

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Laing O'Rourke - Lifting Technician Apprenticeship Scheme

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Lifting Technician Apprenticeships in association with Select Plant Hire – CTP Job ID Number: N162378

An industry leading scheme, to develop bright potential talent.

Lifting Technician Apprentice Scheme

Select Plant, the UK’s leading construction services company are pleased to offer another opportunity to join their industry leading scheme.

We are recruiting for our September 2017 intake to support the continued need for skilled technicians in our nationwide lifting operations. In conjunction with the Construction Industry Training Board, successful applicants will work towards a Construction Skills Award Level 2 Certificate in Plant Operations—Cranes / Lifting, with ongoing training and career development. The very best can achieve Master Lifting Technician status, with the opportunity to pilot our largest and most
sophisticated cranes such as the new CTL 1600 tower crane, the largest of it’s type in the country.

The roles are national with a current London emphasis and may require you lodging away during the working week depending on home location.

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Base Contracts - Logistics Manager

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Logistics Manager – Tottenham Hotspur

CTP Job ID Number: N160819

We are looking to train up a Logistics Manager to be the front line at the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium.

Interviewing now!

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Wills Bros - Work Placements

Wills Bros Civil Engineering Ltd

Wills Bros Work Placement Opportunities.

Must have minimum requirement of Nebosh General / Nebosh Construction
Location: Cornwall & Reading

For more information and to apply, please complete this form.

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Laing O'Rouke - North West

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Laing O’Rourke are currently recruiting for all trades across their projects in the North West.

If you’d like to register your interest, please complete the short form.

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Laing O'Rourke - Gatesmen

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Gatesmen – CTP Job ID Numbers: N158230 | N158231 | N158232

A Gateman (General Operative) would manage entry and exit points and keep the public separated from our works.

  • 10 x Opportunities in Manchester
  • 2 x Opportunities in Liverpool

£500 pw.

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Apprentices required.

We are currently looking for some more individuals to join our pre-existing apprentice group, currently based between our London sites and our training facility in Battersea.

Successful candidates will be offered a full training programme and a formal 2 year apprenticeship, at the end of which we also aim for them to have completed their NVQ Level 2 in Drylining.

Please quote: BUILDFORCE when applying.

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VGC Group

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A large number of opportunities are currently available with one of our Alliance members, VGC Group.

These include:

Multi Skilled Operatives
IPAF MEWP operators
Ground workers dumpers
Pipe Layers
NRWSA workers
Concrete finishers
NRWSA workers
General operatives
Shuttering carpenters
LU Crane controllers
Working COSS
PTS operatives
Safety Critical Staff
MEWP operatives
Piling operatives
PTS civil operatives
MNE fitters
Ground workers
Concrete finishers
Steel fixers
Shuttering carpenters
Plant Ops
Traffic Marshals

Please use the Click Here to Apply button below or contact BuildForce for more information.

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-Fixed-term 12 months-

Are you interested in developing people? Do you have the skills and experience that we need? Are you wanting a career in training others?

An opportunity has arisen for an NVQ Assessor/Trainer to join our approved training centre, the Astins Institute, where we provide construction training and qualifications for our people. This is a 12 month fixed term contract, with a view to extension in line with business needs.

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Ernst & Young (EY)


BuildForce Work Placement  EY – Advisory Infrastructure

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