£ 35000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
My client is one of the market leaders when it comes to large scale decoration schemes. They operate in the commercial, social housing, MOD and industrial sectors. Operating nationally I am recruiting for the Berkshire business unit based in Bracknell. This region is spearheaded by an experienced and stable management team that empower their employees, offer scope for growth and encourage their staff progress.    
Due to an influx of work my client are looking for a Surveyor to oversee price and financially control multiple redecoration schemes.    
Reporting to a Commercial Manager you will be responsible for delivering quick, effective, accurate and competitive prices on large scale painting and decorating contracts. You will also be well versed in that strong commercial management of busy schemes which are a mix of direct staff and sub contractors.    
It is essential that you have worked on volume painting contract previously, preferably in the social housing or accommodation markets. My client expects their Surveyors to be able to produce quality tenders in an efficient and competitive manner but also be able to visit schemes sand practically measure up painting projects. My clients are painting experts and will go explore your painting knowledge at interview stage. You will be IT literate. You will be an positive, articulate and ambitious character that is a self starter able to organise their own workload and proactive enough to prioritise their work. This is a business that looks for passion and pride in people which in turn runs though their own work ethic.    
This role carries a large salary range as my client are looking for the right person as opposed to somebody that ticks a box.    
This is a business that truly employ a work hard and play hard attitude. They expect loyalty, commitment and hard work form those that they give opportunities to. In return they will offer flexible scope, money and working conditions. This business have a secured workload over the next couple of years and are very confident about increasing the market share in the short to medium term.    
To chat confidentially about this role then please call Matt Smith on 01489 232080 or email your cv to m.smith@earecruit.co.uk    
£ 42000.00 - £ 74000.00 per annum
Lead Systems Engineer - Berkshire
We expect the role holder to be an up-to-date, hands-on practitioner in several of the following areas:-
  • Full engineering life-cycle and Systems Engineering (IVV&T) practices from requirements/user story capture and decomposition through to integration, acceptance and customer sign off and associated toolsets
  • Experience of producing high/low level designs
  • Proven track record of driving standards and best practice
  • Software methodologies including Waterfall/V model, Agile, Lean
  • Experience in aspects of test engineering such as Continuous Integration Testing, Test Driven Development, Unit and System level testing, performance, soak and smoke testing.
  • Ratifying requirements against acceptance criteria
  • In depth knowledge of the Windows, Linux or Unix operating systems.
  • Linux scripting with Bash (or similar) and preferably at least one other programming language.
  • Unix/Linux/Windows system administration
  • Big Data systems experience (e.g. ElasticSearch, Hadoop)
  • Experience of integration to ensure multiple components of a software project knit together at a system level in a seamless manner.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in Operating System security and associated network/platform design, hardening and deployment, including firewalls and IDS/IPS etc.
  • Kickstart of linux based components and in-life management using puppet/ansible.
  • Patching methodologies and testing.
  • Development and deployment of monitoring systems for both in-development and live components (Nagios/SolarWinds/Check_MK) including configuration of agents and SNMP.
  • Advanced deployment and configurations of VMware products including ESX, vCenter with VDS and NSX.
  • Understanding of storage platforms and protocols, including SAMBA, NFS, FCoE and high availability enterprise grade storage platforms including Netapp & EMC.
  • Design and debug of underlying networks and protocols including TCP/IP, firewall theory and packet analysis.
  • Design and development of deployment guides.
  • Issue management using tools such as Redmine or JIRA.
  • Understanding of backup and restoration issues for 24x7 support, including development of documentation for 1st and 2nd line support teams.
Desirable skills:
  • An appreciation for Service Management, Service Delivery, Transition to Operations (TTO) and ITIL.
  • An awareness of delivering software projects to time, cost and quality.
  • External recognition and certification e.g. CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, CCNA or SSCP
£ 60000.00 - £ 70000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor - Berkshire - Regional house builder
Our client is a reputable house builder who build 2-5 bedroom family homes of traditional and timber frame build.
They are looking for a surveyor to join their commercial team and play a key role in the delivery of their developments.
The salary offered is around £55k plus package or up to around £70k for a Senior level Quantity Surveyor.
Package includes car allowance, pension, health care and generous annual bonus.
Have you always wanted to join a friendly, prestigious and successful house builder? Apply Now!
£ 65000.00 - £ 67000.00 per annum
Job Title: Design Manager  
Location: Berkshire  
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + package  
Start date: ASAP       
I am working with a large regional contractor in the Berkshire area who are looking for an experienced Design Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will work in and around the Reading area, on pre-contract and post-contract education projects. These projects are £15m and above.    
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Managing the design process using your commercial, contractual, programme/time awareness and technical expertise
  • Supporting, understanding and advising the client as to the requirements and your obligations in the development of a building design
  • Encouraging and inspiring design consultants to produce their best work using their full flair, experience, resources and talents in a cost effective way
  • Ensuring the design process recognises current legislation, standards and codes of practice, where appropriate
  • Ensuring design information is of the right quality and keeps pace with project timescales
  • Striving to eliminate health and safety risks in the design and financial risks during construction
 Personal specification:
  • Previous industry experience
  • Experience working on education
  • Flexible with working hours and have the ability to travel within the local area on a regional and national basis when required
  • Ability to take ownership and solve problems and implement actions
  • Commitment to customer care and customer focus
  • Technical ability
Rewards and benefits:  
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.  
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£ 45000.00 - £ 70000.00 per annum
Intermediate and Senior Quantity Surveyors - Berkshire - Smaller regional house builder  
I am working with a timber frame housing developer who produce sites of around 100 units up to 300+ units and they are looking for two members to join their commercial team. They produce high quality 2-5 bedroom homes across Southern regions and are always keen to expand and develop the company.  
Roles and responsibilities:  
  • Preparations of contracts, including details regarding quantities of required materials 
  • Sub-contractor and supplier payments    
  • Completion of project tenders    
  • Allocating upcoming work to sub-contractors    
Do you have residential experience?  
Do you hold the initiative to solve problems?  
Can you hold supplier relationships?  
If you may be interested in this role please get in touch or Apply Now!  
£ 25000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor - Location: Thames Valley - Competitive Salary  
This is the ideal role for a Quantity Surveyor with proven experience of working in the Refurbishment, Capital Works, Schools and FRA sectors and is looking to join a leading company that provides a safe, secure and friendly working environment for all its employees.

As a Surveyor, you will be responsible for the financial and technical aspects of contracts including procurement, invoicing and payment to ensure effective cash-flow management and meet profit and ROCE budgets. You will also prepare tenders by measuring and calculating rates for estimating and ensure all work issued have labour targets to return agreed performance.  Additionally, you will manage the contract accounting and ensure prompt payment and control cost information. You will also develop and maintain relationships with the workforce, customers, subcontractors and suppliers.      

Your other duties will include

- Procuring & Managing subcontractors in line with contract budgets
- Ensuring productivity targets are agreed and issued before contract start
- Managing the billing process to minimise capital usage
- Producing monthly contract valuations

To be considered for this role, you must have
- Experience in the commercial management of response contracts, FRA works, minor works and or planned projects      
- Experience of working with social housing and local authority clients desirable      
- Experience of working on schedule of rates type contracts and the ability to price minor works from first principles      
- A successful track record of converting tenders      
- A working knowledge of standard forms of contract      
- The ability to plan and supervise the delivery of contracts      
- The ability to build successful working relationships with customers and colleagues      
- Computer literacy      

As a Surveyor, you must be a customer focused team player with strong judgement and decision making abilities. You must also be commercially savvy and be adept at thinking logically and analytically. Exceptional interpersonal and communication attributes are also key.      
We like to challenge our employees, but we make sure you are rewarded- and we don't just assume that has to be monetary- we care about your development and we are committed to your career. We have a refreshing lack of hierarchy, which in return instil plenty of team spirit, support and the opportunity to learn.      
Benefits on offer:       
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
£ 65000.00 - £ 75000.00 per annum
Job Title: Planner
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
I am working with a main contractor in the Berkshire area who are looking for an experienced Planner to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will need to be competent and understand the design side of construction. The sectors include commercial, healthcare, accommodation, leisure, education and retail.
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Reviewing and monitoring existing planning policy documents
  • Helping to draft and review planning applications
  • Conducting appropriate research to inform planning applications
 Personal specification:
  • Previous industry experience
  • Proven experience in the management and development of employees and teams
  • Good organisational and problem solving skills
  • Co-ordinate a complicated sequence of work activities
  • Keep everything going according to plan
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
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