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If you’re looking for a job, please take a look below at the positions available.

If you would like to apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@shorts-group.co.uk quoting the job reference and job title you are applying for.

Agency submissions are by invitation only.

 

 


Job Description

Responsibility for project planning and management of contracts

  • Prepare and update contract schedules
  • Pre start meeting site visits with client, and during project and final site sign off (Certificate of Practical Completion)
  • Preparing cost plan for new projects Demolition Manager
  • Responsibility for ordering and checking equipment and stock
  • Responsible for providing details of new staff to admin
  • Prepare documents including; inspection & test plans
    • Risk Assessment Method statements (RAMs), Phase Plans
    • Contribute to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQs) when required
  • Ensure information has been checked in accordance with company procedure
  • Compile records for clients, as required
  • Job specific costings, plant and skip charges
  • Preparation of invoicing for admin

Management of various staff and controlling employee resources

  • Assist in recruitment of staff
  • Dealing with lower issue staffing issues
  • Update employee records (add time to complete costings)
  • Assist in organising training and development of demolition site staff
  • Attend site progress meetings

General

  • Attend weekly Demolition Group meetings
  • Any other job related duties as required

Person Specification

  • CCDO Demolition Supervisor Gold Card
  • Working towards CCDO Demolition Management Black Card – desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant demolition/health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Self-motivated as well as a good motivator
  • Good project management skills within demolition
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Be approachable and professional.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess excellent organisational skills, meeting deadlines, plan and prioritise workloads.

Job Description

The duties will include controlling vehicle and plant access movements on site. A Banksman will be required to carry out duties individually and as a member of the team to maintain safe operations, ensure compliance, delivering continuous improvement and customer’s requirements.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to
• To manage all vehicle movements on site, such as Shorts group vehicles, third party vehicles and mobile plant.
• To ensure that all vehicle movements are controlled in a safe and efficient manner.
• To organise and prioritise vehicle movements in the most effective manner ensuring that time critical vehicles are prioritised accordingly.
• To manage vehicle movements to avoid excessive queues building up, and rotate accordingly between loading bulkers and accepting material in to the site.
• Provide a visual check on all vehicles ensuring that materials and load are genuine and that no unsafe loads leave the site. Inspections to ensure all incoming loads are graded according to criteria. Update PDA with waste content information (photographing if required/necessary).
• Supervise load tipping.
• Ensure clear communication between weighbridge, inspectors, and supervisory team.
• Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by Manager (including but not limited to general yard maintenance, washing vehicles, covering picking line duties).

Person Specification

• Hold Banksman certificate.
• Effective and confident communication skills.
• Excellent relevant Health and Safety legislation and Shorts procedure knowledge.
• Safe working attitude (wearing PPE at all times).
• Be able to operate in a compliant manner in a challenging environment.
• Self-motivated and flexible.
• Be approachable and professional.
• The ability to reason logically within tight and conflicting timeframes.
• Willing to learn and take on new duties.
• Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed expectations.

Job Description

  • Standing in to take on Manager’s duties when away, including daily management & coordination of all operations, logistics & maintenance. Starting early / finishing late when Manager is away to unlock / lock, manage drivers (inc reporting/inspections).
  • Support staffing/resources with communication, recruitment and development of a motivated team (dealing with any issues as required). Calculation of monthly sales commission. Conduct return to work and disciplinary interviews.
  • Understand budgets and depot financial targets and costs.
  • Input regarding operations & introduce corrective actions.
  • Support purchasing of all depot equipment, tools, general orders & hire fleet. Oversee the completeness of all paperwork & ensure that the procedures for all contracts, purchase orders stock transfers etc are followed correctly. Stocking and maintaining sales goods. Ordering sales stock and adding to Plant register and Syrinx.
  • Ensure all aspects of work & processes comply with health & safety guidelines.
  • Prompt completion of relevant reports: cash summaries, customer queries, stock takes, employee attendance etc. Create depot weekly management reports.
  • Oversee sales team & assist with management of customer accounts if required.
  • Ensure the depot, staff, vehicles, hire fleet & sale items are consistent & promote a professional image to all potential customers in accordance with company standards. Assisting in managing and training of the Hire Controllers.
  • Contact for intruder alarm callouts bringing about key holder responsibilities, including, locking / unlocking building. Setting / unsetting alarm system
  • Communicating with customers in the shop, on the phone and via email
  • Takes initiative to learn new products and has good understanding of existing range of products.
  • Processing tool and ppe sales within our shop.
  • Trained in Hireguard insurance to ‘sell’ to our customers. Calculating and submit the monthly Hireguard declaration.
  • Delivering equipment at busy times.
  • Partaking in training courses as necessary, possibly in own time. Partaking in promotional events.
  • Assisting with other depots if required.
  • Show and apply competence to comply with all ISOs, health and safety, including hazardous substances, coshh / msds – filing etc.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as requested by Manager.

Person Specification

  • High regard to customer satisfaction and working to exceed expectations.
  • Ability to learn about new products, understand them and be aware of competitor information.
  • A high level of accuracy is essential, and take responsibility for own work. Resolve problems and conflict effectively.
  • Have a good knowledge of IT systems.
  • Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.
  • Accountable for results and long term business objectives.
  • Work well under pressure
  • A proven track record in experience of the hire & construction industry.
  • Good working knowledge of relevant H&S legislation and company policy.
  • Show a basic understanding of Purchase & sales ledger.
  • Excellent organisational skills & attention to detail. Plan and Prioritise.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong negotiation skills and excellent communicational skills.
  • Proven experience in managing a sales portfolio of customers and excellent knowledge of product range.
  • Responsible & accountable.
  • Positive and self-motivated as well as a good motivator. Be open/encourage change.
  • Confident and effective people management skills. Focused on achieving business goals and optimising the abilities and contributions of the team.

Job Description

  • 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

Person Specification

  • 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

Job Description

For Plant and Tool ranges including but not limited to:

Access Platforms, Drilling & Breaking, Cleaning, Compaction, Decorating, Garden & Landscaping, Hand Tools & Power Tools, Material Lifting & Support, Plant Machinery & Attachments, Plumbing, Power Generation & Lighting, Pumping Heating & Drying, Site Works & Building, Surface Preparation and Concreting, Welding & Woodworking.

 

  • Test, maintain and service plant and hand tools
  • Site visits to repair equipment
  • May have to deliver / collect equipment if required
  • Assisting with other tasks/depots if required
  • Liaising with staff members, customers and suppliers
  • Partaking in training courses as necessary, possibly in own time
  • Clean all returned hire equipment
  • Maintain the workshop test and ancillary equipment
  • Assist customers with loading & unloading ( if required)
  • Maintain the appearance of the hire fleet with bodywork repairs & painting including updating the fleet numbers
  • Liaise with office staff regarding equipment required for future bookings
  • If required, assist the drivers with loading or unloading of vehicles
  • Keep the workshop and plant yard clean & tidy at all times
  • Lock the containers outside the plant yard at the end of each day

Person Specification

  • Full driving licence required.
  • Experience in plant engineering/fitting/testing as above and small power tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible approach to overtime and tasks allocated.
  • Good geographical area knowledge.
  • High regard to Health and safety and follow processes.
  • High regard to customer satisfaction
  • Ability to learn about new products and understanding them to good level
  • Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.
  • Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed customer expectations.
  • Analytical in problem solving.
  • Fit and active.

Job Description

For Plant and Tool ranges including but not limited to:

Access Platforms, Drilling & Breaking, Cleaning, Compaction, Decorating, Garden & Landscaping, Hand Tools & Power Tools, Material Lifting & Support, Plant Machinery & Attachments, Plumbing, Power Generation & Lighting, Pumping Heating & Drying, Site Works & Building, Surface Preparation and Concreting, Welding & Woodworking.

  • Communicating with customers in the shop, on the phone and via email.
  • Proactive in learning about new products and have basic understanding of the range of products.
  • Taking and processing orders for tools and plant hires.
  • Processing tool and PPE sales within our shop.
  • Liaising with fitters and transport dept.
  • Trained in Hireguard insurance to ‘sell’ to our customers.
  • Liaising with staff members, customers and suppliers.
  • Stocking and maintaining sales goods.
  • Raising POs if required & entering purchase receipts.
  • Assisting with stock displays.
  • Delivering equipment at busy times. Assist customers with loading/unloading (if required).
  • Keeping work environment clean and tidy.
  • Show and apply competence to comply with ISOs.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as requested by Manager.

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High regard to customer satisfaction
  • Knowledge and previous experience in this sector. Sales/hire/telesales/debt recovery experience. Ability to learn about new products and understanding the basics of them, and be aware of competitor information.
  • Must possess excellent organisational skills, meeting deadlines, plan and prioritise workloads.
  • A high level of accuracy is essential, seeking clarity when required and taking responsibility for own work. Resolve problems effectively.
  • Have a good knowledge of IT systems (inc Syrinx ideal but not essential).
  • Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.
  • Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed customer expectations.
  • Accountable for results and long term business objectives.
  • Work well under pressure

Job Description

For Plant and Tool ranges including but not limited to:
Access Platforms, Drilling & Breaking, Cleaning, Compaction, Decorating, Garden & Landscaping, Hand Tools & Power Tools, Material Lifting & Support, Plant Machinery & Attachments, Plumbing, Power Generation & Lighting, Pumping Heating & Drying, Site Works & Building, Surface Preparation and Concreting, Welding & Woodworking.

• Loading / unloading vehicles
• Delivering / collecting plant and tools
• Completing necessary paperwork
• Keep up to date with and follow health and safety and other procedures.
• Report any vehicle defaults.
• Assisting at other depots if required
• Assisting with non-driving jobs at depot if required including yard areas
• Partaking in training courses as necessary, possibly in own time
• Keeping necessary qualifications up to date
• Liaising with staff members and customers

Person Specification

• CPCS & Full driving licence required. Tacho card.
• Mechanical aptitude
• Literate
• Customer friendly
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Flexible approach to overtime and tasks allocated.
• Good geographical area knowledge.
• High regard to Health and safety and follow processes.
• High regard to customer satisfaction
• Ability to learn about new products and understanding them to good level
• Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.
• Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed customer expectations.
• Fit and active.