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Trainee Civil Engineering Technician Opportunities Cable Stay Bridge Team The Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors consortium (FCBC), comprising HOCHTIEF Solutions, American Bridge International, DRAGADOS and Morrison Construction, have been appointed to design and construct a new cable stayed bridge over the Firth of Forth, together with new road connections both north and south of the estuary. We have requirements for the following positions within the Cable Stay Bridge Team. The duties will include:      

Assisting the co-ordination of international steel fabrication companies. Assisting with the creation of work procedures for multiple heavy lifts in excess of 900 ton using some of Europe’s largest plant and equipment. Calculating Centre’s of Gravity for irregular lifts. Assisting with the administrative tools for predicting, monitoring and tracking site production welding. Assisting with the procurement of outstanding permanent and temporary works. Compiling document control records to gain the necessary approvals to execute works on site.

Day release attendance at college in either Edinburgh or Glasgow will be required. These opportunities are suitable for enthusiastic individuals looking for their first role in the Construction Industry. A minimum of Standard Grade Maths grade 3 is essential (or equivalent). Higher grades preferred. Experience using Excel / AutoCad would be an advantage. If you are interested in working on this landmark project and believe you have the qualities and experience that this challenging and rewarding position demands, please forward your CV quoting current salary marked “Private & Confidential” to: HR Department, FCBC, King Malcolm Drive, Rosyth, Fife, KY11 2DY Email: Closing Date: 18 April 2014

Great news for 2014 - Construction Job Opportunities for school leavers & others! The following job opportunities in civil engineering and plant mechanics have become available for a 2014 starting date, if anyone is interested follow the guidelines below to apply! Civil Engineering technician vacancies Civil Engineers design, plan and build structures from bridges to power stations to roundabouts & road networks! They use hi-tech instruments to calculate the positioning of the structure or building. The technician role supports the work of the civil engineer whether in the design office or out on site! The technician will attend college on a day release basis to either an Edinburgh or Glasgow College balancing time on site with off the job structured training. An opportunity to earn while they learn, working towards a civil engineering qualification HNC/HND. Vacancies as follows:1. Forth Replacement Bridge Constructors (Joint venture - FCBCJV) – immediate vacancies for 2 or 3 civil engineering technicians to work with the main bridge section. The project office is on the North side of the Firth of Forth close to Rosyth Docks, near Edinburgh. A qualification in Maths is essential. Attached sheet with details from the HR manager. Please email or post CV to the HR manager, Aileen Louden email address: Closing date 18th April 2014. Check out web-site for further information on the project at 2. Lafarge Tarmac UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions company are looking to recruit 2 civil engineering technicians. The company are keen to attract applicants from the central belt of Scotland. The most suitable candidate will determine where the job location will be! (So if you live around Glasgow, Stirling, Falkirk or Edinburgh worthy of applying!) Check out their web site for the company profile To apply send your CV to HR Manager Wendy McCadden email address: 3. The international company Black & Veatch Ltd has approximately 10,000 professionals working out of more than 110 offices worldwide and has completed projects in more than 100 countries. Black & Veatch Ltd started in 1915 as a two person partnership in the USA. They head the civil engineering field in energy, water, telecommunication etc designing solutions to ensure project performance is sustainable. They are also looking to recruit two civil engineering technicians from the central belt with their office being located in Falkirk. Check out their web site To apply send your CV to Mr Andrew McCrone email address: Plant Mechanic apprenticeship – Edinburgh and Grangemouth 1. The Jarvie Plant Group has eight depots throughout Scotland and are looking to recruit two apprentice plant mechanics for the Edinburgh and Grangemouth depots. Similar to the work of a car mechanic but working or specific machines that make up construction plant eg dumpers, excavators, forklifts, compressors, rollers, access platforms, telehandlers. If they breakdown on site repair is essential to keep the job on track! A four year apprenticeship with off the job training at college working towards a recognised qualification in this craft! Check out their website To apply please forward your CV or note of interest to Gillian MacCormick at CITB

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