Careers

Due to continued expansion we have vacancies in the North West for the following suitably qualified positions:

Technical Environmental Manager

P.P. O’Connor is a successful family company specialising in civil engineering, bulk earthworks, remediation, complex demolition & deconstruction, sustainable earthworks and aggregate supply.  We have an opportunity for an Environmental Manager to join our busy civil engineering team advising on materials and waste management on development projects.

The role:

  • Provision of expert advice regarding earthworks management on development sites including potential for reuse, treatment and disposal of arisings;
  • Assessment of site investigation information and chemical analysis for dissemination to sales teams for muck-shift enquiries;
  • Waste classification / characterisation for disposal and assisting in consignment of hazardous waste;
  • Assisting the demolition and civil engineering estimating teams on costs relating to waste management and environmental control / administration;
  • To manage environmental compliance of the Company’s permitted facilities and assist contracts managers with implementation of relevant administration;
  • Provide specialist knowledge of legislation / regulation and contribute to environmental policies, procedures and environmental management plans;
  • Contribute specialist knowledge to environmental / site waste management plans for tender submissions;
  • To advise on regulatory options for development sites requiring import of materials to achieve design formation levels.

The person:

We are looking for a self-motivated, organised and efficient individual to maintain a high standard of environmental control and ensure that the Company’s administration meets obligatory regulatory requirements and reporting required by clients. As a minimum, you will be degree-qualified in a relevant environmental discipline.  Experience of implementing and managing MMP’s in accordance with CL:AIRE DoWCoP is essential.  You must be an effective communicator able to liaise with internal site teams, customers and regulators.

Applicants will be expected to have experience of waste management, knowledge of environmental permitting and contaminated land risk assessment.  Above all, the successful applicant must be a confident individual with a thorough, efficient and accurate approach to work and environmental compliance.

P.P. O’Connor offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

Demolition Estimator/QS
P.P. O’Connor are seeking an experienced Demolition Estimator with a passion to develop their skills by joining our Estimating and Bid Management Team. This opportunity will enable the successful candidate to work closely with more experienced colleagues becoming a valued and senior member of this Department. Initial duties will include but may not be limited to the following activities;

  • Estimating and preparing the cost of demolition tenders using first principles
  • Develop the estimate at a level of detail appropriate to the size and complexity of the project, providing outline method statements in line with the pricing strategy along with assumptions and clarifications
  • Develop initial tender programmes in conjunction with the proposed project team
  • Identify potential cost risks and opportunities within tender submissions
  • Sourcing supplier and sub-contractor quotations
  • Lead the tender submission process, tender preparation and ultimately submit the tender in conjunction with the Bid Management Department
  • Present, discuss and review the tender proposal with the Directors prior to submission. Attendance at post tender negotiations and contract reviews
  • Liaising with clients, consultants, sub-contractors, suppliers and stakeholders
  • Post contract commercial
  • Based at our Head Office in Manchester

Experience of ‘Causeway’ estimating software although not essential would be advantageous, however presentational skills are crucial, as is the ability to be able to meet tight deadlines

A full comprehensive package including a range of benefits is being offered for the successful candidate.


Demolition Contracts Manager
P.P. O’Connor are seeking an experienced full time Demolition Contracts Manager to join our demolition team. Within this role the successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to carrying out the following;

  • Pre tender involvement, offering assistance to Estimating Department including attending pre tender site visits, pricing and running of the contract when awarded.
  • Preparing and compiling all safety method statements, risk assessments, and plans of work, to company procedures and expectations
  • Taking secured contracts from pre award through to successful and safe completion to final account stage.
  • Preparing resource schedules, programming of works, change management and the like
  • Liaison with clients and statutory bodies including the local authority, utility companies
  • Ensure the profitability of contracts delivering them on time and within budget
  • Ensure the company health and safety policies and compliance with current legislation to ensure protection of all employees, stakeholders and the wider public are met.

The successful candidate shall hold;

  • Previous successful track record working as a Demolition Contracts Manager
  • CSCS Black
  • SMSTS
  • Full UK Driving Licence


Demolition Site Manager 
P.P. O’Connor are seeking an experienced full time Demolition Site Manager to join our demolition team. Within this role the successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to carrying out the following activities;

  • Daily management of site activities and supervision and motivation of site operatives
  • Supervision and planning of workload for the site teams.
  • Working to risk assessments and method statements
  • Working to inspection and test plans
  • Implementing health and safety procedures, undertaking safety inspections and ensuring demolition site safety
  • Carrying out daily / weekly reports, completion of toolbox talks, daily activity briefings, site diary and other relevant paperwork
  • Client liaison

The successful candidate will hold;

  • Previous track record working as a demolition site manager
  • CCDO Black (or working towards)
  • SMSTS/SSTS
  • CSCS
  • Demolition Awareness
  • First Aid certificate
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Full UK Driving Licence

 

Other roles available include:

  • Site Supervisors/Managers – Civils
  • Site Agents/ Project Managers – Civils 
  • Demolition Operatives 
  • Civils Operatives
  • Quantity Surveyors 
  • Machine Operators 
  • Wagon Drivers 

 

Our main work area is the North West of England however occasional nationwide travel may on occasions be required.

A full comprehensive package including a range of benefits is being offered for the successful candidate.

 

To apply for any of the above positions please apply in writing to enquiries@ppoconnor.co.uk  (Strictly no Agencies)