SENG5 - Site Engineer - Construction - Caribbean

  • Role: Site Engineer - Construction
  • Sector: Commercial Construction
  • Location: Caribbean Region (Various Islands)
  • Remuneration: Competitive Salary + Expat Benefits.

 

My client is a leading contractor operating within the Caribbean and they are seeking to hire a Construction focused Site Engineer for Commercial projects ranging from US$10-30m. This position will require travel around the region and sometimes for short-stay durations, so the ability to be flexible in your movements will be a necessity.

 

To be considered, you must have:

  • A Degree within Construction or Civil Engineering
  • Ideally between 5-10 years’ post graduate experience in the field - preferably from within a National Main Contractor environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practical application of Site Engineering activities
  • Experience with RC Frame packages within a Commercial Construction environment
  • Experience on projects of values from US$10-30m.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurate setting out of the works and dimensional control
  • Fully conversant with Total Station, dumpy level
  • Control line & level of concrete pours which will involve pre & post pour inspections/checks. 
  • Be able to assist with the production of as-built drawings (AutoCAD)
  • Manage & supervise small works crews when required
  • Manage & control concrete quality assurance & record keeping
  • Ensuring activities are carried out in a safe manner in accordance with the project Safety Plan.
  • Maintenance of Quality Management System records.
  • Ensure construction operations conform with Contract requirements using agreed procedures and competent personnel as applicable and ensuring that the required level of quality is maintained throughout the construction process.
  • Co-ordination and supervision of Sub-contractors in the performance of their assigned Scope of work.
  • Informing senior management of any non-conformances or poor workmanship.
  • Ensure all site personnel have the relevant information to carry out their duties.
  • Ensure only the latest issues of drawings are being used.

 

In return, my client is looking to provide a competitive salary, with expat benefits and a long term career opportunity. Due to the requirements of short-stay travels to ‘live’ projects within the region, then this role may well be better suited to professionals traveling on a Single Status basis.

CM5 - Construction Manager - Caribbean

  • Role: Construction Manager
  • Sector: Commercial Construction
  • Location: Caribbean (Various Islands)
  • Remuneration: Competitive Salary + Benefits.

 

My client is seeking to strengthen its team with additional Construction Managers for operational oversight on single to multiple Commercial construction projects ranging in value from US$10m-30m.

 

To be considered, you will have:

  • You will be degree qualified within Construction or Civil Engineering
  • At least 10 years’ experience of working in a Construction Manager capacity
  • A solid background in taking a project out of the ground through to finishes (highly advantageous)
  • Prior/current Caribbean project experiences (advantageous)
  • A career history that demonstrates stability within a large national main contracting arena delivering Commercially focused projects of values between US$10-30m
  • Experience in RC Frame packages within a Commercial Construction environment.

 

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Operational oversight for single or multiple project sites within the Caribbean region
  • Manage and monitor both in-house staff and subcontractors
  • Ensure all Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Management Procedures are followed
  • Deliver the project safely within programme and budget
  • Liaise with client and designers
  • Attend progress meetings and record and report directly to a Senior Management
  • Be responsible for achieving high standards of quality and workmanship on site
  • Travel between the 'live' project locations.

 

This is a long term position where the client is offering a competitive salary + expat benefits, and as frequent travel will be required in this role, it may be better suited to those traveling on a single or married status.

COMMMGR3 - Commercial Manager - New Build Projects - Caribbean

  • Role: Commercial Manager
  • Sector: Commercial Construction
  • Location: Caribbean Region (Various Islands)
  • Remuneration: Competitive Salary + Expat Benefits.

 

My client is a leading Main Contractor within the Caribbean region who are looking to strengthen their commercial team with the addition of an experienced Commercial Manager. The position could be based longer term at Head Office, and include travel around the region to any of the ‘live’ schemes, or you could spend longer periods on specific projects, so flexibility of travel within the region is a must.

 

To be considered, you will have:

  • A solid background within a UK or Caribbean large main contracting environment
  • Experience of new build Commercial projects from US$10 - US$30m
  • Prior/current Caribbean experience is preferential, but not a necessity
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying (higher class)
  • Between 10 – 15 years’ post graduate experience as a Quantity Surveyor, with at least 5 years’ in a Senior QS / Commercial Manager capacity with multiple project oversight
  • Team Leadership and Mentor experience
  • Career stability is a key consideration for this client
  • A good understanding of contracts – primarily FIDIC and JCT.

 

Duties include (but are not be limited to):

  • Full oversight of all Commercial activities within the ‘live’ projects
  • Report to senior management
  • Liaise with Construction Managers and Operations Team
  • Estimating and Bid Work
  • Preparation of Budgets and Value Engineering alternatives
  • Negotiate Contracts and Prepare Agreements
  • Managing Contract Administrating of construction projects.

 

This is a great opportunity to further develop your career in sunnier climates and my client is offering a competitive salary plus expat benefits. This position will be better suited to those travelling on a single or married status basis, due to the potential requirement of moving around different projects within the Caribbean.

QS5 - Quantity Surveyor - Caribbean

  • Role: Quantity Surveyor (Junior/Intermediate)
  • Sector: Commerical Construction 
  • Location: Caribbean Region (Various Islands)
  • Remuneration: Competitive Salary + Expat Benefits.

 

My client is a leading Main Contractor within the Caribbean region who are looking to strengthen their commercial team with an additional Quantity Surveyor at a more Junior/Intermediate level. My client has current projects across the Caribbean, and this role could be based on any of their ‘live’ schemes, so flexibility of travel within the region is a must.

 

To be considered, you will have:

  • A solid background within a UK or Caribbean large main contracting environment
  • Experience of new build Commercial projects up to US$30m
  • Prior/current Caribbean experience is preferential, but not a necessity
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying (higher class)
  • Between 5 – 7 years’ post graduate experience as a Quantity Surveyor (Please note this is a junior-intermediate level posting)
  • Career stability is a key consideration for this client
  • A good understanding of contracts – primarily FIDIC and JCT.

 

Duties include (but are not be limited to):

  • Procurement of materials from both local and overseas suppliers
  • Updating senior managers on the procurement and commercial activities
  • Assisting with Estimating and Bidding
  • Carrying out Value Engineering
  • Preparing Bill of Quantities
  • Setting Budgets & Preparing cash flows
  • Contract Administration
  • Prepare Interim payments & Approving payments for suppliers
  • Monitoring the construction cost during construction
  • Preparing Valuations, Measurements and Variations
  • Preparing Cost Value Reconciliation.

 

This is a great opportunity to further develop your career in sunnier climates and my client is offering a competitive salary plus expat benefits. This position will be better suited to those travelling on a single status basis, due to the requirement of moving around different projects within the Caribbean. Please note that this role would be better suited to professionals with between 5 – 7 years’ experience, and duties and compensation will be commensurate with this level.

ELECSUP3 - Electrical Supervisor - Caribbean

  • Role: Electrical Supervisor
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Caribbean
  • Remuneration: Negotiable Dependant Upon Experience

 

MEP Contractor client is seeking an experienced Electrical Supervisor to strengthen their Delivery Team within the Caribbean. This is a long term opportunity and will suit a professional who is ideally degree educated (Electrical Engineering) and has at least 7 years’ experience in a similar capacity within the MEP contracting sector. My client operates within the Luxury Residential, Hotel/Resort, Commercial and Retail sectors.

 

Key Duties (but not limited to):

  • Provide technical guidance and support as the team installs, maintains, and repairs the building’s electrical system.
  • Responsible for ensuring that safety standards and compliance codes are met, and oversee the training and scheduling of workers. Maintaining and troubleshooting equipment is part of their job duties as well.
  • Be familiar with the building’s electrical system and be able to troubleshoot the devices involved. A strong knowledge of electrical and circuitry layouts is essential.
  • Electrical Supervisors should be prepared to work unconventional hours, as they must be on call for electrical emergencies.
  • As this is a leadership position, the Electrical Supervisor should be familiar with the positions of the team under them. Electrical Supervisors will generally have past experience in the field of electronics. The exact job duties will vary based on the type of facility and the specifics of the electrical system, but they will always require someone with strong people skills and wide technical knowledge. All large buildings have a complex and coordinated electrical system, and as such the job growth outlook for the Electrical Supervisor position is strong and growing.
  • The job duties of an Electrical Supervisor will also entail technical, interpersonal and administrative responsibilities. They are responsible for coordinating and scheduling their team, as well as ensuring quality work. In some cases, they may have a role in hiring and termination decisions. They will have hands-on duties such as troubleshooting and repair when needed. Administrative duties such as inventory and budgeting are part of the job. Other common Electrical Supervisor duties include the following:
    • Team Leadership
    • Schematic Design and Improvement
    • Payroll and Scheduling
    • Installation, Troubleshooting and Repair
    • Inventory and Purchasing

 

 

Skills/Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • Degree educated within Electrical Engineering
  • At least 10 years’ experience within the Electrical field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Electrical Supervisor
  • Team Leadership experience
  • Oversight of multiple small projects or one larger scheme – values can range from $100k - $3m+
  • Strong MEP knowledge
  • Good knowledge of construction
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Methodical way of thinking
  • The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
  • Computer literate
  • A clear understanding of HSE building regulations and legal guidelines.

 

This is a long term position with a reputable and leading contractor offering a competitive salary and expat benefits.

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