Wheal Jane Group

Vacancies

Wheal Jane Ltd is proud of the high level of experience and expertise within its team. If you are interested in working with us, please keep an eye on this page to see vacancies posted as they arise. For further details of vacancies posted below, please contact us on 01872 560200.

Vacancy for Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title:    Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Reports To:    Managing Director
Location:    Wheal Jane site & site locations as required
Date:    January 2018

 

Purpose of the Role

  • Developing geotechnical services and profitable turnover within the existing department whilst contributing to the promotion and marketing of all aspects of the Consultancy business
  • To assist in developing and growing the department, by means of the introduction of additional skills as well all aspects of business development and promotion and to develop intercompany business opportunities

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand and deliver the client’s requirement and undertake and ensure full liaison on projects from enquiry to completion including pricing, site works, report writing and project and financial completion in a professional and timely fashion to client’s satisfaction
  • Develop the Consultancy’s Geotechnical capability
  • Manage subcontractors and site operatives effectively to maximise profitability and motivation
  • Maximise cash flow and ensure timely resolution of claims and final accounts. Ensure costs are managed effectively
  • Liaise with Contractors / Engineers / Architects / H&S Reps etc. to discuss all matters regarding the contract works
  • Ability to ensure project delivery meets (or exceeds) the client’s expectation and provides the best customer service. Manage contracts with a high level of client contact and develop relationships with clients to encourage repeat business
  • Comply with, promote, and help develop Quality Assurance & Management procedures within the department. Comply fully with all Group and departmental Health and Safety procedures and rules at all times
  • Input to tailings dam operations as required relating to monitoring and inspection to the Dam Engineers requirements
  • Promote all departments and services offered by the group for the benefit of the Group when opportunities arise and distribute useful information and leads as appropriate

 

Experience and Qualifications Needed

Minimum

  • BSC Civil or Geotechnical related degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a supervisory role managing geotechnical works. Experience developing contract documents, plans, details and specifications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with geotechnical design software programs and IT literate – Excel & Word
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • A good level of numeracy, analytical by nature and a problem solver

 

Desirable

  • SMSTS and/or CSCS Qualified
  • 5 years plus experience of working in a civil engineering, building contracts, geotechnical environment plus experience of managing small to medium sized teams
  • MEng in Civil or Geotechnical related degree
  • Chartership (or working towards) of a related professional body
  • Commercial knowledge

 

Personal Attributes

These are some of the personal attributes that are required for the position to be carried out successfully. For example;

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Honest, friendly and a non-confrontational manner
  • Team player with managerial courage and leadership abilities to able team motivation and building whilst driving performance for results
  • Ability to manage own workload and react to changing demands
  • Flexible, to be able to carry-out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team
  • Ability to meet deadlines and targets and to operate under pressure

 
23rd January 2018

Vacancy for Site Supervisor

Job Title:    Site Supervisor
Reports To:    Senior Supervisor
Location:    Wheal Jane site & construction site locations as required
Date:    December 2017

Purpose of the Role
To manage our contracts successfully with a focus on safety, quality, efficiency and productivity and in accordance with company procedure.
To ensure that contracts perform in line with budget and to maintain a motivated, effective and safety conscious workforce.

Requirements

Three years minimum experience on geotechnical or civil engineering sites
IT literate – email, Excel and Word
A sound technical knowledge of a range of geotechnical and civil engineering products and solutions
SSSTS qualified
CSCS card holder
Full UK driving licence

Personal Attributes

Excellent communication skills
Team player and able to work alone
Outgoing and friendly
Ability to meet deadlines
Strong desire to achieve
Self-motivating
Honest and a non-confrontational manner
Flexible, to be able to carry out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team

Desirable

Experience of working on large multi-technique projects
SMSTS qualified
First-aider

14th December 2017

Vacancy for Driller

Job Title:   Driller
Reports To:   Supervisor/Senior Supervisor
Location:   Wheal Jane site & construction site locations as required
Date:   December 2017

Purpose of the Role
To undertake site duties in accordance with company procedures and management.

Minimum Experience and Qualifications Needed

CSCS card holder
CPCS card holder
Full UK driving licence

Personal Attributes

Honest, outgoing and friendly and a non-confrontational manner
Team player
Self sufficient, requiring only remote support
Flexible, to be able to carry-out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team
Ability to meet deadlines

Desirable

Flexibility
First-aider
IT literate – Excel, Word & Outlook

14th December 2017

Vacancy for General Operative

Job Title:   General Operative
Reports To:   Supervisor
Location:   Wheal Jane site & construction site locations as required
Date:   December 2018

Purpose of the Role
To undertake site duties in accordance with company procedures and management.

Minimum Experience and Qualifications Needed
CSCS card holder
Full UK driving licence

Personal Attributes
Honest, outgoing and friendly with a non-confrontational manner
Team player
Self-sufficient, requiring only remote support
Flexible, to be able to carry out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team
Able to meet deadlines

Desirable
IT experience
First-aider

18th December 2017

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