Work Placement / Internship

Construction Management/Building Engineers Summer/Year-long Placements

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Job summary

As the GRAHAM business continues to grow and develop we are looking for enthusiastic student and graduates to join our team.

We are GRAHAM

At GRAHAM, ‘delivering lasting impact’ is our guiding principle. It is a sign of our ambition, testament to our continued growth and reflective of our future optimism.

Job description

You will:

  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to
  • Undertake Surveying and setting out duties
  • Check drawings and quantities
  • Assist in scheduling of materials
  • Plan the work and efficiently organise site operations in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines
  • Liaise with any consultants and sub-contracts engaged in the project as necessary
  • Ensure quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise
  • Arrange testing of materials
  • Undertake the testing and calibration of instruments used
  • Keep a Site Diary
  • Fully interact with other members of the construction site team (team player)
  • Liaise with other function/departmental managers
  • Introduce improvements and innovation where appropriate to areas of responsibility
  • Other duties as required by the Site Manager to facilitate construction of the works

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for the Construction Managers/Building Engineers and the range of duties to be undertaken.

It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals.

Personal specification

Technical Competencies

Essential

  • Studying a degree in construction management or relevant discipline
  • Demonstrate an understanding of construction management practices
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Health & Safety Induction Including Management System CSR/SAFEPASS/CSCS Card
  • Previous site experience

Behavioural Competencies

Essential

Commercial Awareness: relevant to the position applied for and understanding of why commercial awareness and business acumen are related and how these combine to meet customer needs and GRAHAM business requirements.

Leadership skills: Communicates well and shows commitment to work as part of a fully integrated team.

Effective Communication skills: Able to adapt communication to audience and create detailed written documents and reports under supervision. Able to maintain and manage communication links with a variety of stakeholders. Presents a professional image and promotes the Brand.

Customer Focus: Takes time to question and understand why customer needs are important and wants to forge ongoing sustainable links with customers to act in theirs and the businesses long term interest.

Influencing: Identifies and builds relationships with those who will be useful now and in the future in achieving strategic business objectives.

Initiative: is able to work alone to get results in an effective way. Understands and seeks to minimise waste in resources and processes. Adopts and encourages others to adopt new ways of working. Demonstrate ability to eventually work unsupervised.

Team Player: Always willing to be involved in other activities to achieve company objectives. Works collaboratively and uses influence to gain resolution of issues. Demonstrates honestly, loyalty and commitment.

Our commitment

GRAHAM aims to be an employer of choice for people from different backgrounds and to promote respect for the individual and equality of opportunity. We believe that everyone should be treated solely on the basis of personal merit and contribution throughout their GRAHAM career journey. The diversity of our people, their skills and abilities is the strength that helps us achieve our best.

We will only consider applications from individuals who are eligible to live and work in the UK as per Home Office regulations. Please check your eligibility with the regulations before applying, as we will sponsor a work permit on your behalf. Individuals with a current time restricted right to work in the UK should contact the Human Resources team in the first instance.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: GACONS-UK-O19
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Opportunity Overview

  • January 31st, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long, Summer
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Construction Management

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