Careers

We have a range of exciting opportunities and are always seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our team, where we value our people as much as the work that we do. We have a strong set of Company values, which are central to how we recruit, motivate, retain and develop our employees, and we are keen that our staff demonstrate and promote these values in all aspects of their work.

Our belief is that by developing our people we enable them to reach their potential, which in turn, helps achieve our overall business objectives and creates the behaviours we want to see demonstrated within the business. Barhale has an in-house training centre which caters for the training needs of all Barhale employees.

We offer competitive remuneration packages for our staff roles, including a Company car or cash allowance for roles which require business travel, standard benefits including company pension contribution, private medical cover, permanent health cover and life assurance along with the option to select from a number of other flexible benefits to suit individual lifestyles.

If you are interested in any of the following roles, please submit your CV and covering email with your salary expectations to careers@barhale.co.uk, quoting the vacancy reference.

We are also recruiting for a variety of roles within the IOS alliance with Anglian Water. If you are interested in working within IOS, please click here  to search for roles and apply on the dedicated IOS recruitment website. If you already work for Barhale or one of our partners within IOS, but would like to make an internal application, please click here


Cost Clerk

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC713

The Role:
Support Contract Teams in the capture and allocation of cost to contracts and the management and review of accruals to reflect accurate Contract Costs to date

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    Customer Coordinator

    • Location: Peterborough
    • Status: Permanent
    • Vacancy ID: WC706

    The purpose of this role is to support delivery against the client and @one Alliance Partner needs in relation to customer service experience and performance measures, including the Service Incentive Mechanism (SIM)
    Act as the key point of contact between teams in @one Alliance and the Operational Call Centre, Customer Care Team, Digital Customer Service Team and the Media Team

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      Health and Safety Manager

      • Location: Peterborough
      • Status: Permanent
      • Vacancy ID: WC708

      An outstanding opportunity for an experienced and progressive Health and Safety professional to join an industry leading collaborative organisation. Working in an innovative industry, the @one Alliance with Anglian Water are currently delivering approximately 800 projects valued at £1bn until 2020 with prospect of a further 10 years up to 2030. This exciting role is to be accountable for managing a team of Health and Safety Advisor's and supporting the implementation of policies and procedures to support project teams. Advise and support the Head of Operations, Operations Managers and Project Teams on all matters relating to health, safety and well-being at work, including the obligations and responsibilities of managers and employees; and provide comprehensive and practical advice to all managers on best practice.

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        Industrial Electrician

        • Location: Peterborough
        • Status: Permanent
        • Vacancy ID: WC702

        This experienced industrial electrician will build up a dedicated electrical site team for our @One alliance, through carrying out installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.

        This an excellent opportunity with good career prospects, with chance of promotion to the right candidate. Successful candidate must be willing to travel and stay overnight.

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          Head of Fabrications Division

          • Location: Walsall
          • Status: Permanent
          • Vacancy ID: WC699

          The Head of Fabrications is responsible for the strategic leadership of design, manufacture and installation of fabrication projects, reporting to the General Manager. The Head of Fabrications will contribute proactively to the BCS Senior Management Team and collaborate effectively with the BCS support functions.

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            Head of Plant Hire Division

            • Location: Walsall
            • Status: Permanent
            • Vacancy ID: WC700

            The Head of Plant Hire Division is responsible for the strategic leadership of all aspects of the hire business stream, reporting to the General Manager. The Head of Hire Division will contribute proactively to the BCS Senior Management Team and collaborate effectively with the BCS support functions.

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              Workshop Fitter – Tool Hire

              • Location: Walsall
              • Status: Permanent
              • Vacancy ID: WC698

              The Tool Fitter is responsible for preparing equipment ready for hire, to include service and maintenance procedures, and to complete off hire inspections following the return of equipment. Utilise the system to track all labour worked and stock parts used on assets.

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                Accounts Payable Clerk

                • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                • Status: Permanent
                • Vacancy ID: WC692

                To administer, manage, and reconcile all aspects of assigned Supplier Accounts, ensuring processes are followed and all supplier accounts are up to date, accurate and paid in a timely manner, ensuring audit & process compliance.

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                  Site Agent

                  • Location: Somerset
                  • Status: Permanent
                  • Vacancy ID: WC687

                  The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

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                    Estimator

                    • Location: Watford
                    • Status: Permanent
                    • Vacancy ID: WC684

                    The Estimator will assist in the preparation of estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of the tender teams to secure sufficient work by value and type, in order to meet Company objectives.

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                      Business Development Manager

                      • Location: Walsall
                      • Status: Permanent
                      • Vacancy ID: WC605

                      We are currently recruiting for an experienced Business Development Manager to work with team managers, specialist business units and other members of the business development team in the generation and management of a sustainable pipeline of work that reflects the current and anticipated business plans.

                      The role will involve research and intelligence gathering, the interpretation and communication of data, and the preparation and implementation of appropriate action plans, primarily through identification of, and engagement with, customers and their stakeholder teams.

                      This would suit someone with experience in building commercial relationships, a detailed knowledge of marketing and the ability to contribute to development of strategy and take responsibility for delivering strategic objectives.

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                        Bid Manager

                        • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                        • Status: Permanent
                        • Vacancy ID: WC579

                        The Bid Manager will identify business opportunities that align with the Barhale Business Strategy, particularly aligned to own region. They will be responsible for developing appropriate relationships with external parties to help develop opportunities and winning submissions, secure work by value and type to meet company objectives and work with the Senior Bid Manager to develop customer solutions and prepare responses. The role will also involve overseeing all quality, technical and commercial aspects in accordance with company procedures, developing “best practice” systems and processes and implementing them across the other regions, whilst maintaining and building relations with them.

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                          Business Development Manager

                          • Location: Watford
                          • Status: Permanent
                          • Vacancy ID: WC586

                          The purpose of this role is to work with team managers, specialist business units and other members of the business development team in the generation and management of a sustainable pipeline of work that reflects the current and anticipated business plans. This will be achieved through programmes of research and intelligence gathering, the interpretation and communication of data, and the preparation and implementation of appropriate action plans, primarily through identification of, and engagement with, customers and their stakeholder teams.

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                            Project Commercial Manager

                            • Location: Peterborough
                            • Status: Permanent
                            • Vacancy ID: E463

                            Accountable for the commercial and cost management of a project or programme of projects from inception to close out reporting directly to an IPL, (Integrated Project Leader) ensuring the maximum efficiencies are obtained and full compliance with all Alliance and Anglian Water governance procedures is achieved. Providing a commercial challenge to the IPL and his team on all project matters.

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                              Estimator

                              • Location: Peterborough
                              • Status: Permanent
                              • Vacancy ID: WC599

                              The post holder will work within an integrated delivery team, and is accountable to the Commercial Manager for the provision to the IPL and their respective teams of robust estimates and pricing documentation of a project or programme of projects from inception through to start on site. You will have responsibility to ensure that the IPL and their respective delivery team have a full understanding of the estimates incorporating the right standard of quality and safety whilst also ensuring maximum efficiencies are taken account of and that full compliance with the Alliance and Anglian Water governance procedures has been followed.

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                                Senior Estimator

                                • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                • Status: Permanent
                                • Vacancy ID: WC589

                                The Senior Estimator’s role is to lead estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value and type to meet the company’s objectives.

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                                  Impact Plan Technician

                                  • Location: Peterborough
                                  • Status: Permanent
                                  • Vacancy ID: WC598

                                  The purpose of the role is to manage and deliver the impact plan submission process ensuring the AWS customer interruptions are minimised for all projects (ODI’s)

                                  • Identify network risks and opportunities to enable design to optimise
                                  • Efficient balanced solutions for project delivery
                                  • Produce Impact Plan documentation and seek client authorisation to allow delivery to operate the clients network as project programme

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                                    Senior Site Agent

                                    • Location: Southern Region
                                    • Status: Permanent
                                    • Vacancy ID: WC601

                                    The Senior Site Agent is responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining high standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

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                                      Site Agent

                                      • Location: Southern Region
                                      • Status: Permanent
                                      • Vacancy ID: WC602

                                      The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

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                                        Senior Engineer/Sub Agent

                                        • Location: Southern Region
                                        • Status: Permanent
                                        • Vacancy ID: WC604

                                        The Senior Engineer is to provide site engineering duties, to a number of projects within the region, including the supervision of trainee and site engineers within the region. The role involves establishing the level and survey control for contracts and setting out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

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                                          Account Manager

                                          • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                          • Status: Permanent
                                          • Vacancy ID: WC607

                                          Responsible for maintaining and developing a customer portfolio with a keen focus on new business and account management.

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                                            Cost Manager

                                            • Location: Peterborough
                                            • Status: Permanent
                                            • Vacancy ID: WC618

                                            An outstanding opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor working as part of an integrated & collaborative delivery team. Accountable to the Project Commercial Manager for the cost management of a project or programme of projects from inception through to close out. Responsible to ensure that all operations are carried out to control costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety whilst also ensuring that maximum efficiencies are obtained and full compliance with the Alliance and Anglian Water governance procedures are achieved. All to be done working as part of an integrated delivery team providing commercial challenge and recommending actions to achieve and create an environment of outstanding performance.

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                                              Alliance Infra Operations Manager

                                              • Location: Peterborough
                                              • Status: Permanent
                                              • Vacancy ID: WC629

                                              We are currently seeking an experienced Operations Manager to join an industry leading collaborative organisation within the infrastructure team working in an innovative industry.To ensure the programme and site delivery planning is collaborative with the delivery team and supply chain. Accountable for the planning, co-ordination & delivery of site-establishment requirements. Drive efficiencies by ensuring your teams maximise utilisation, developing logistics for re-use of surplus materials where possible. Ensure all construction and operational managers are given clear and relevant objectives that provide direction and link to Alliance, Programme and operational goals and targets. Engage with People Development/Partners to ensure recruitment/development plans are in place Work closely with PAMS and PACMs attendance, PA governance meetings, project and programme reviews and conduct regular construction-lead team meetings.

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                                                Cost Clerk

                                                • Location: Watford
                                                • Status: Permanent
                                                • Vacancy ID: WC632

                                                Support Contract Teams in the capture and allocation of cost to contracts and the management and review of accruals to reflect accurate Contract Costs to date.

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                                                  Construction Manager

                                                  • Location: Peterborough
                                                  • Status: Permanent
                                                  • Vacancy ID: WC637

                                                  The Construction Manager will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, whilst maintaining standards of health and safety, quality environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver projects to specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the commercial department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that the projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

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                                                    Quantity Surveyor

                                                    • Location: Peterborough
                                                    • Status: Permanent
                                                    • Vacancy ID: WC641

                                                    This role involves working for the Integrated Operational Solutions (IOS) Framework for the Anglian Water AMP 6 Programme, to provide commercial support to the project team, maintain commercial information and ensure compliance with contractual requirements. The Quantity Surveyor will liaise with the customer, customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

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                                                      Electrical Design Engineer

                                                      • Location: Peterborough or Northampton
                                                      • Status: Permanent
                                                      • Vacancy ID: WC642

                                                      As an Electrical Engineer you will be involved in problem solving across the clients asset base, from analytical sensors to high voltage motors. The diversity of electrical assets is exceptional and every day you will have a new challenge. You will use your technical electrical knowledge, mathematical and design skills to create innovative solution to problems across this diverse range of water sector assets. You will specify and design solutions for new and existing challenges, manage supply chain companies, and shape the clients future.

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                                                        Draughtsman

                                                        • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                                        • Status: Permanent
                                                        • Vacancy ID: WC643

                                                        The Draughtsman will ensure works carried out in accordance with the necessary specifications and that the company monitoring procedures are adhered to. Some involvement with design specification and procedures.

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                                                          Site Supervisor

                                                          • Location: Watford
                                                          • Status: Permanent
                                                          • Vacancy ID: WC644

                                                          To provide site engineering duties to a number of projects within the region. Establish the level and survey control for contracts and set out detailed works as per the contract drawings ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

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                                                            Site Engineer

                                                            • Location: Watford
                                                            • Status: Permanent
                                                            • Vacancy ID: WC646

                                                            The purpose of this role is to provide site engineering duties for a number of projects within the region. The Site Engineer will establish the level and survey control for contracts and set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

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                                                              Project Lead

                                                              • Location: Peterborough
                                                              • Status: Permanent
                                                              • Vacancy ID: WC662

                                                              To lead and own a group of projects from Asset Planning to Asset operation, influence the overall programme of works and the manner in which the delivery strategies are organised. Manage the design, construction, commissioning and after care of all projects to agreed handover. Ensure they are completed in the most efficient manner at the same time as ensuring the H&S of all concerned.

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                                                                Year Out Placement Quantity Surveyor

                                                                • Location: Watford
                                                                • Status: Year Out Placement
                                                                • Vacancy ID: WC664

                                                                We are looking for an enthusiastic year-out placement student to join our commercial team from August 2018 to July 2019. This role will be based in our Watford office and provides a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable practical commercial experience in a site and office-based environment. The role would greatly complement your academic studies with exciting and interesting on the job project experience. To be considered for the placement you should be currently studying for a quantity surveying degree or similar.

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                                                                  Internal Sales Executive

                                                                  • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                                                  • Status: Permanent
                                                                  • Vacancy ID: WC522

                                                                  The Internal Sales Executive is responsible for maintaining and developing their own customer portfolio, with a keen focus on account management, in order to capitalise on customer relationships, follow up leads and maximise the potential for growth of the BCS business.

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                                                                    Trainee Plant Hire Controller

                                                                    • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                                                    • Status: Permanent
                                                                    • Vacancy ID: WC668

                                                                    Providing the business with a professional plant and equipment co-ordination and communication service, working with and supporting the construction sites and regional support teams in the efficient and timely ordering of plant and construction equipment. Ensuring that the correct paperwork is transmitted in a timely manner in accordance with contract programmes, cost plans and resource schedules, and to achieve maximum cost efficiency for the delivery team. This will involve communicating across the business as well as with external suppliers, trade bodies and associations along with professional construction industry entities.

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                                                                      Assistant Accountant

                                                                      • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                                                      • Status: Permanent
                                                                      • Vacancy ID: WC614

                                                                      To support the Finance Manager with the controls, processes and reconciliations within BCS (Barhale Construction Services Ltd) and also be responsible for statutory returns (HMRC) and assisting the Finance Manager with the organisation and planning of the Finance Team to
                                                                      meet monthly, quarterly and annual targets and deadlines.

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                                                                        Temporary Works Designer

                                                                        • Location: Watford
                                                                        • Status: Permanent
                                                                        • Vacancy ID: WC669

                                                                        Carry out detailed design and checking of temporary works and minor permanent works for civil engineering. Provide technical support to assist with both operational activities. Normally based at Watford but providing national coverage which may require occasional travel throughout the UK & visits to Head Office in Walsall. Includes support of excavations, falsework and formwork, access scaffolds, working platforms, shaft/tunnel installation, plant equipment, lifting operations. Reinforced concrete shaft bases and roof slabs, steelwork fabrications, pipework thrust restraints.

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                                                                          Managing Quantity Surveyor

                                                                          • Location: Watford
                                                                          • Status: Permanent
                                                                          • Vacancy ID: WC680

                                                                          The Managing Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives are achieved. Responsible for Surveyors output. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

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                                                                            Senior Quantity Surveyor

                                                                            • Location: Watford
                                                                            • Status: Permanent
                                                                            • Vacancy ID: WC679

                                                                            The Senior Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives are achieved. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

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                                                                              Year Out Placement Site Engineer

                                                                              • Location: Northampton
                                                                              • Status: Year Out Placement
                                                                              • Vacancy ID: WC677

                                                                              We are looking for an enthusiastic year-out placement student to join our engineering team from August 2018 to July 2019. This role will be based from our Northampton office and provides a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable practical engineering experience working on some of the industries major civil engineering projects. The role would greatly complement your academic studies with inspiring and thought-provoking on the job project experience. You will receive a dedicated development programme and mentoring support. To be considered for the placement you should be currently working towards a Mechanical or Civil Engineering Degree.

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                                                                                Year Out Placement Quantity Surveyor

                                                                                • Location: Peterborough
                                                                                • Status: Year Out Placement
                                                                                • Vacancy ID: WC681

                                                                                We are looking for an enthusiastic year-out placement student to join our commercial team from August 2018 to July 2019. This role will be based in our Peterborough office and provides a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable practical commercial experience in a site and office-based environment. The role would greatly complement your academic studies with exciting and interesting on the job project experience. To be considered for the placement you should be currently studying for a quantity surveying degree or similar.

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                                                                                  Year Out Placement Quantity Surveyor

                                                                                  • Location: Northampton
                                                                                  • Status: Year Out Placement
                                                                                  • Vacancy ID: WC628

                                                                                  We are looking for an enthusiastic year-out placement student to join our commercial team from August 2018 to July 2019. This role will be based in our Northampton office and provides a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable practical commercial experience in a site and office-based environment. The role would greatly complement your academic studies with exciting and interesting on the job project experience. To be considered for the placement you should be currently studying for a quantity surveying degree or similar.

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                                                                                    Business Improvement Manager

                                                                                    • Location: Peterborough
                                                                                    • Status: Permanent
                                                                                    • Vacancy ID: WC685

                                                                                    Strategic leader and member of the Senior Leadership Team to lead the business improvement, performance reporting and communication functions and define the Processes, systems and performance reporting strategies and ensures they are aligned with the alliance goals. To maintain the focus on enabling work streams to ensure the creation of an environment in which IOS can thrive and transition to it’s ideal future state, drives collective SLT focus on the IOS strategy to ensure the transition of the business to it’s ideal future state.

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                                                                                      IT Service Desk Analyst

                                                                                      • Location: Walsall
                                                                                      • Status: Permanent
                                                                                      • Vacancy ID: WC686

                                                                                      The IT Service Desk Analyst is required to be the principal point of contact for Barhale and Joint Venture IT users, answering the IT Service Desk telephone, logging calls on the Incident Management system, and providing first line IT support to the users. They are also to evaluate each problem and escalate incidents to second and third line engineers where appropriate.

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                                                                                        Project Manager

                                                                                        • Location: Watford/Site Based
                                                                                        • Status: Permanent
                                                                                        • Vacancy ID: WC541

                                                                                        The Project Manager is to deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The role also involves working closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner, whilst ensuring customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

                                                                                        Responsibility for producing financial forecasts, monitoring and controlling project costs and all cost reporting. Oversee efficient team building and labour organisation. Chair weekly site meetings recording accurate records of any discussions or actions. Prepare comprehensive estimates for additional work outside target costs. Set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion if HS&E (Health & Safety Environmental) The individual we are looking for will have extensive experience of managing projects within Civil/Water/Process Environments and MEICA Installation.

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                                                                                          We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

                                                                                          Please note that during the recruitment process we will require candidates to prove their eligibility to work in the UK status, and for roles requiring travel a full UK driving licence must be held.