Careers

Careers with the Advance Group

Thank you for interest in working with Advance Construction Scotland. We are always on the look-out for new talent and skilled individuals. As our business grows, we seek to recruit individuals who are passionate about their role within our business.  Our staff are our business, and we reward our staff with generous training, potential for growth and development and industry competitive salaries.

If you are interested in working with Advance Construction Scotland, please send an up to date CV stating which type of role you would be best suited to info@acscotland.com

Current Vacancies

Engineer

Due to continued growth we are seeking an experienced Site Engineer to work in our expanding team throughout the West of Scotland.

You will be responsible for:

• Prioritising site engineering workloads.
• Keeping in constant dialogue with site construction team on allocated projects for projected workload.
• Assisting trainee engineers with any technical site issues and keeping in dialogue to assist as much as possible
• Reviewing drawings/information and implementing civils works in accordance with specification/design on site.
• Attending prestart/client/site meetings when required
• Providing clients/ACS with engineering solutions for any potential issues or remedials.
• Completion of the initial RFI for each project based on drawings received from handover, ensuring site engineer maintains the RFI document throughout the contract period
• Preparation of ACS/Clients site quality manuals and maintaining records.
• Review of information received from the document controllers on each site and assessing, assisting trainee engineers if required with revisions or key information.
• Prioritising own workload to suit the requirements of engineers and site
• Problem solving at site level, e.g errors may have occurred on site and a design solution will be required to reduce remedial and commercial impacts
• Preparation of drainage take offs and RFIs.
• Maintaining RFIs throughout project and chasing relevant information from clients/design team.

This is not an exhaustive list of activities, so it is important that applicants have great organisation skills and are used to working in a fast-paced environment. 

Essential Attributes:

• Minimum level HNC/HND
• Minimum of 3years site experience

Salary / Benefits (dependant on experience)

• £excellent
• Opportunities to progress career
• Company vehicle
• 29 days annual holiday

Please register your interest along with your CV to Darren Sommer, Engineering Manager, darrensommer@acscotland.com

Office Junior

Due to continued growth we are seeking an Office Junior.

Duties and Responsibilities of the role:

• Receiving mail
• Indexing for filing purposes
• Large volume scanning
• Matching invoices to timesheets and delivery tickets
• Filing
• Ad hoc duties as required

All training will be provided

Essential Criteria:

• Computer literate
• Mature approach and confidence to operate in busy and robust construction office setting
• Strong work ethic – reliable with good time keeping and attendance
• Must be able to get to Strathclyde Business Park with ease to meet start and finish times
• Show commitment to working in an office role within construction sector
• Ability to work well in a busy and demanding environment
• Must be a team player
• Able to work with good attention to detail and accuracy

Desirable Criteria:

• Keen to learn and grow in a very supportive environment

Please register your interest along with your CV to Martina Clark martinaclark@acscotland.com

Plant Administrator

Due to continued growth we are seeking a Plant Administrator.

Duties and Responsibilities of the role:
• High volume invoice processing.
• Authenticating signatures.
• Matching invoices to delivery lines and timesheets.
• Numbering, scanning and filing of same.
• Notifying suppliers of any disputes and requesting credits.
• Processing credits and releasing associated invoice for payment.

Essential Criteria:
• Computer literate – proficient in Microsoft Office
• Mature approach and confidence to operate in busy and robust construction office setting
• Strong work ethic – reliable with good time keeping and attendance
• Must be able to get to Strathclyde Business Park with ease to meet start and finish times
• Show a commitment to working in an office role within construction sector
• Willing and keen to learn
• Ability to work well in a busy and demanding environment
• Must be a team player
• Able to work with good attention to detail and accuracy

Desirable Criteria:
• Plant experience – knowledge of plant terminology and hiring

Please register your interest along with your CV to Martina Clark martinaclark@acscotland.com

Buyer

Due to continued growth we are seeking an experienced Civils Buyer to work in an extremely fast paced purchasing department.

You will be responsible for:

• Assist Purchasing Manager with the day to day running of a very fast paced purchasing department.
• Collating and comparing all prices received on a project by project basis
• Negotiating terms deals.
• Source prices as required.
• Place orders as required for each project.
• Liaising with site personnel on deliveries.
• Securing compliance certificates for materials as required and submitting the information to principal contractor.
• Securing information of materials for the completion and submission of Operation and Maintenance Manuals for each project.
• Sourcing new suppliers & maintaining relationships with existing suppliers.

Requirements:

• Excellent Communication Skills.
• IT literate, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to prioritise workload when managing multiple tasks.
• Ability to work accurately under pressure.
• Ability to work as part of a Team.

Salary/Benefits (depending on experience)
– £excellent
– 29 days annual holiday

Please register your interest along with your CV to Alan Mulvanny, Purchasing Manager alanmulvanny@acscotland.com

Purchasing Assistant

Due to continued growth we are seeking a Purchasing Assistant to work in an extremely fast paced purchasing department.

You will be responsible for:
• Place orders as required for each project
• Liaising with site personnel on deliveries
• Securing compliance certificates for materials as required and submitting the information to principal contractor
• Securing information of materials for the completion and submission of Operation and Maintenance Manuals for each project
• Sourcing new suppliers & maintaining relationships with existing suppliers
• Processing of Purchase Orders
• General Administration Duties

Requirements:
• Excellent Communication Skills.
• IT literate, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to prioritise workload when managing multiple tasks.
• Ability to work accurately under pressure.
• Ability to work as part of a Team.

Salary/Benefits (depending on experience)

– £excellent
– 29 days annual holiday

Please register your interest along with your CV to Alan Mulvanny, Purchasing Manager alanmulvanny@acscotland.com

Experienced Multi-Utility Mains and Service Operative

Location: Scotland
Salary: TBC (depending on experience)
Hours: 45 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time

Due to continued growth a position is available for an experienced Multi-Utility Mains and Service Operative.

You will be responsible for:
• Undertaking excavation works, both on Developer Site and The Public Highway to NJUG standards for laying of utilities.
• Installation of Water, Gas and Electric Mains and Services to meet quality and compliance standards in accordance with an approved design drawing.
• Backfilling and Compaction of Excavations to meet Developer and necessary HAUC specifications
• Installation of Water and Gas meters to service connections
• Ensure ACU and Developer Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental policies and standards are met.
• Provide necessary work records undertaken on a daily basis

This is not an exhaustive list of activities, so it is important that applicants have great organisation skills and are used to working in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Attributes:
• NCO gas service/mains laying
• NCO water service/mains laying
• SCO 1,2 and 5 trained CP
• Electric/gas/water SHEA
• Water Hygiene
• NRSWA excavation, backfill and reinstatement in highways
• 180/360 excavator trained and certified
• Banksman/slinger trained and certified
• Use of Abrasive wheels

Salary/Benefits (depending on experience)
– £excellent
– Overtime beyond 45 hours per week
– Opportunities to progress career
– Company vehicle
– 29 days annual holiday

Please register your interest along with your CV to Lynsey Breen, Director of Strategic Operations – lynseybreen@acscotland.com

Experienced LV Cable Jointer

Location: Scotland
Salary: TBC (depending on experience)
Hours: 45 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time

Due to continued growth a position is available for an experienced LV Cable Jointer, with live jointing experience for work in the SP/SSE areas and have current (or just expired) authorisations. The jointer will Ideally have SPEN authorisations but this is not essential as we will consider jointers with any current DNO/iDNO authorisations also.
Working within two-men teams, you will assist in the supply, installation and maintenance LV electricity distribution systems including new connections and LV mains.
Work and projects will be on DNO systems and private networks, mainly in the SP and SSE areas.

Overview
We are looking for experienced Cable Jointers to join our expanding team, to install and maintain HV and LV electricity distribution systems and deliver a flexible and rapid response service to a variety of utility and private clients.
We are offering candidates a permanent position where they will be given an excellent remuneration and benefits package and are also offering candidates regular overtime opportunities enabling candidates to significantly increase earnings. We also offer candidates the prospect to progress their careers at timely intervals through various training schemes e.g. higher voltages, etc.

Requirements
– Willing to work across/within the SP/SSE areas
– DNO/iDNO authorisations: current or just expired
– Must have live mains jointing and new connections experience

Salary/Benefits (depending on experience)
– £excellent
– Overtime beyond 45 hours per week
– Opportunities to progress career
– Company vehicle
– 29 days annual holiday

Please register your interest along with your CV to Lynsey Breen, Director of Strategic Operations – lynseybreen@acscotland.com

Document Controller

Due to continued growth, Advance Construction Scotland are looking for a Document Controller to help meet demands.

We are looking for a highly motivated person to join our engineering department based in the Bellshill Office.

General responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and record information flow from clients & incorporate into ACS system.
  • Recording and registering of information via email, disc or project vault.
  • Regularly checking live project vaults and keeping site registers updated.
  • Preparation of site ganger boxes.
  • Preparation of site drawing registers and hyperlinks to most recent drawings.
  • Print & Scan Drawings at request.
  • Document duplication.
  • Liaising with engineers/external clients.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience working in an administration/construction role.
  • Proficient in MS Office; working knowledge of excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritise workload when managing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Great communication skills.

Please register your interest along with CV to darrensommer@acscotland.com

Submit Your Details

Looking to work with Advance Group groundworker, HGV driver, labourer, plant operator or utility worker?

We are always looking for hard-working and enthusiastic employees and regularly employ throughout the year. Fill in your details below to be added to our database for future consideration.

All applicants MUST be in possession of a valid CSCS, CPCS or CPC card, for their relevant position.

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