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Quantity Surveyor - CA Roofing Services

Reporting to the Surveying Manager the post holder will take responsibility for a wide range of commercial projects within our busy contracting division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and agreeing valuations with clients and ensuring payments are received in accordance with subcontract agreements 
  • Preparing accurate take off of material quantities from drawings 
  • Follow procedures to ensure proper allocation of job cost 
  • Pricing of contract variations 
  • Preparing subcontractor payment certificates, calculation and allocation of subcontractor payments and updating spreadsheets accordingly 
  • Assist in the control of supply chain ensuring full visibility of liabilities 
  • Issue of subcontract enquiries, comparison of quotes, undertake negotiations and placing of comprehensive orders 
  • Contribute to the formulation of monthly financial reports 
  • Negotiation and agreement of final accounts with main contractor QS 
  • Cash flow forecasting across all contracts to project company turnover
  • Liaising with estimating, design, purchasing and contracts teams to ensure any changes and potential cost overspends are identified as soon as practicable, ensuring costs are recovered and future overspends avoided wherever possible 
  • Working with the Surveying Manager to provide cost control and reporting on individual contracts, as well as overview and cost management of all contracts for CA Roofing Services division 
  • Supervision and training of assistant / trainee QS 
  • General administration duties as required 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Confident personality with the ability to communicate across all disciplines and at all levels within the organisation 
  • Previous experience of working for a specialist sub-contractor essential 
  • Cladding knowledge preferred 
  • Pro-active, flexible approach with an ability to work to deadlines 

How to apply

Façade Engineer - CA Group Limited

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce design concepts, supporting sketches and fully detailed technical drawings for the design of a range of established façade types
  • Research and Development of existing systems and new innovations
  • Development of and updating existing drawings, design and detail new;
    • System specifications
    • Typical construction details
    • Associated components
  • Development and production of new and updating existing technical drawings and data to meet new regulations, designs, etc.
  • Project manage various subject matters from conception to completion, such as R&D of existing systems, innovations, etc.
  • Visit architects, specifiers etc. to discuss technical issues pertaining to product range
  • Liaise with production, planning and commercial teams
  • Manage structural testing, wind load testing, CWCT testing, etc.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate training plans & instructions to accommodate new product introductions
  • Assist with general day to day technical enquiries 
  • Support technical, commercial and contracting teams by attending meetings and/or site investigations, including reporting, etc.
  • Support external project development team
  • Manage day to day enquiries from architects, design & build contractors and façade contractors etc.by telephone and e-mail

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Qualified to minimum HNC standard in an engineering discipline and able to demonstrate a high level of expertise with rainscreen façade systems
  • Be fully conversant with AutoCAD 2D/3D.  Experience of the BIM environment would be preferred but not essential
  • Ability to engineer solutions from first principles, demonstrating the ability to undertake fundamental calculations to support the design concept
  • Knowledge or understanding of key building performance characteristics such as thermal, acoustic & structural
  • Previous experience in delivering multiple projects, ensuring deadlines and budgets are maintained
  • Previous experience of managing NPI projects preferable but not essential
  • Ability to positively influence and communicate with all team members
  • Excellent PC skills with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

How to apply

Draughtsman – Roofing Services Division

Working within our Roofing Services Division (CARS), this is a rewarding position for an experienced Roofing and Cladding Draughtsman. The role involves completing projects from design stage through to construction with projects ranging from several months to in excess of a year.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working on the building envelope, detailing drawings and material scheduling for commercial cladding, roofing and twin skin wall applications
  • Working in close partnership with architects and contractors
  • Design co-ordination
  • Production of layouts

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience within similar role
  • Roofing/Cladding/Rainscreen focus in current role
  • Proven AutoCAD Draughtsman
  • Previous experience of Revit & Solidworks would be advantageous
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • A responsible proactive approach

How to apply

Design Coordinator – Roofing Services Division

Working within our Roofing Services (CARS) Division this is an exciting opportunity for a Design Co-ordinator. The role involves overseeing sub-contract drawing offices and taking projects from early design stage through to construction. You will work in close partnership with architects, contractors and site teams. Our projects range from several months to in excess of a year, working with the UK’s largest contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design co-ordination
  • Dealing with project correspondence
  • Attending design team meetings
  • Detailing and material scheduling for a variety of roofing, cladding and rainscreen systems
  • Undertaking checks on detailing / material scheduling and monitoring programme schedules against progress

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Previous cladding experience
  • AutoCAD experience is essential
  • Proven design knowledge within the roofing and cladding sector
  • Roofing / cladding / rainscreen focus within current role
  • Ability to produce material schedules and understand programmes
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A responsible pro-active approach with an ability to multi task

How to apply

How to apply

To apply for any of the vacancies above, please email your CV with covering letter to careers@cagroup.co.uk or to the postal address below;

Human Resources
CA Group Limited
Evenwood Industrial Estate
Copeland Road
Evenwood
County Durham
DL14 9SF