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Radan Programmer - Building Products Division

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Radan Programmer who is looking to develop their career within a fast paced manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tool and nest sheet metal parts for Trumpf machine
  • Liaise with quality and productions departments to facilitate best practice
  • Ability to check first off’s
  • Understanding of machine tolerances
  • Understanding of machine capabilities

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years sheet metal work experience in addition to;
  • Knowledge of tooling
  • Knowledge of Radan
  • Knowledge of AXYZ machine
  • Knowledge of sheet utilisation
  • Be fully computer literate
  • Health & Safety awareness

How to apply

Technical Engineer - CA Group Limited

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with customers, specifiers and main contractors at all levels
  • Become a key driver of product development of both existing and new products and systems
  • Utilising in-house technical systems and software whilst providing support to external customers, specifiers and in-house departments
  • Support and training will be given for development within the role for the Technical Engineer to provide a high level of support to the department and Technical Director
  • Produce design concepts, supporting sketches and fully detailed technical drawings for the R&D of existing systems and new innovations
  • Provide support to the external sales and development teams
  • Dealing with day-to-day technical enquiries and calculations providing prompt and accurate information to customers and clients
  • Conduct theoretical and installation training sessions at the company’s production facility and at construction sites
  • Produce new and update existing technical information papers, drawings, documents and articles

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience within an engineering discipline (all engineering disciplines; BIM, architectural and mechanical will be considered)
  • Proficient presentation skills
  • Conversant with Autocad 2D/3D
  • Experience of the BIM environment would be preferred but not essential

How to apply

Quantity Surveyor - CA Roofing Services

Reporting to the Surveying Manager the post holder will take responsibility for a wide range of commercial projects within our busy contracting division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and agreeing valuations with clients and ensuring payments are received in accordance with subcontract agreements 
  • Preparing accurate take off of material quantities from drawings 
  • Follow procedures to ensure proper allocation of job cost 
  • Pricing of contract variations 
  • Preparing subcontractor payment certificates, calculation and allocation of subcontractor payments and updating spreadsheets accordingly 
  • Assist in the control of supply chain ensuring full visibility of liabilities 
  • Issue of subcontract enquiries, comparison of quotes, undertake negotiations and placing of comprehensive orders 
  • Contribute to the formulation of monthly financial reports 
  • Negotiation and agreement of final accounts with main contractor QS 
  • Cash flow forecasting across all contracts to project company turnover
  • Liaising with estimating, design, purchasing and contracts teams to ensure any changes and potential cost overspends are identified as soon as practicable, ensuring costs are recovered and future overspends avoided wherever possible 
  • Working with the Surveying Manager to provide cost control and reporting on individual contracts, as well as overview and cost management of all contracts for CA Roofing Services division 
  • Supervision and training of assistant / trainee QS 
  • General administration duties as required 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Confident personality with the ability to communicate across all disciplines and at all levels within the organisation 
  • Previous experience of working for a specialist sub-contractor essential 
  • Cladding knowledge preferred 
  • Pro-active, flexible approach with an ability to work to deadlines 

How to apply

Façade Engineer - CA Group Limited

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce design concepts, supporting sketches and fully detailed technical drawings for the design of a range of established façade types
  • Research and Development of existing systems and new innovations
  • Development of and updating existing drawings, design and detail new;
    • System specifications
    • Typical construction details
    • Associated components
  • Development and production of new and updating existing technical drawings and data to meet new regulations, designs, etc.
  • Project manage various subject matters from conception to completion, such as R&D of existing systems, innovations, etc.
  • Visit architects, specifiers etc. to discuss technical issues pertaining to product range
  • Liaise with production, planning and commercial teams
  • Manage structural testing, wind load testing, CWCT testing, etc.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate training plans & instructions to accommodate new product introductions
  • Assist with general day to day technical enquiries 
  • Support technical, commercial and contracting teams by attending meetings and/or site investigations, including reporting, etc.
  • Support external project development team
  • Manage day to day enquiries from architects, design & build contractors and façade contractors etc.by telephone and e-mail

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Qualified to minimum HNC standard in an engineering discipline and able to demonstrate a high level of expertise with rainscreen façade systems
  • Be fully conversant with AutoCAD 2D/3D.  Experience of the BIM environment would be preferred but not essential
  • Ability to engineer solutions from first principles, demonstrating the ability to undertake fundamental calculations to support the design concept
  • Knowledge or understanding of key building performance characteristics such as thermal, acoustic & structural
  • Previous experience in delivering multiple projects, ensuring deadlines and budgets are maintained
  • Previous experience of managing NPI projects preferable but not essential
  • Ability to positively influence and communicate with all team members
  • Excellent PC skills with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

How to apply

Draughtsman – Roofing Services Division

Working within our Roofing Services Division (CARS), this is a rewarding position for an experienced Roofing and Cladding Draughtsman. The role involves completing projects from design stage through to construction with projects ranging from several months to in excess of a year.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working on the building envelope, detailing drawings and material scheduling for commercial cladding, roofing and twin skin wall applications
  • Working in close partnership with architects and contractors
  • Design co-ordination
  • Production of layouts

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience within similar role
  • Roofing/Cladding/Rainscreen focus in current role
  • Proven AutoCAD Draughtsman
  • Previous experience of Revit & Solidworks would be advantageous
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • A responsible proactive approach

How to apply

Design Coordinator – Roofing Services Division

Working within our Roofing Services (CARS) Division this is an exciting opportunity for a Design Co-ordinator. The role involves overseeing sub-contract drawing offices and taking projects from early design stage through to construction. You will work in close partnership with architects, contractors and site teams. Our projects range from several months to in excess of a year, working with the UK’s largest contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design co-ordination
  • Dealing with project correspondence
  • Attending design team meetings
  • Detailing and material scheduling for a variety of roofing, cladding and rainscreen systems
  • Undertaking checks on detailing / material scheduling and monitoring programme schedules against progress

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Previous cladding experience
  • AutoCAD experience is essential
  • Proven design knowledge within the roofing and cladding sector
  • Roofing / cladding / rainscreen focus within current role
  • Ability to produce material schedules and understand programmes
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A responsible pro-active approach with an ability to multi task

How to apply

Multiskilled Maintenance Fitter - CA Building Products

It is essential that the successful candidate has extensive experience performing maintenance operations on conventional machines (Lathes / Milling Machinery).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports
  • Confer with engineers/contractors and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions and provide technical information
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation
  • Provide feedback to managers with a degree of accuracy
  • Able to recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions
  • Establish and co-ordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule and supply of materials required for maintaining machines and equipment in the prescribed condition
  • Collaborate with electrical/mechanical engineers and other personnel to identify, define and solve machine related problems.
  • Plant, equipment and building maintenance
  • Must have a can do, will do attitude

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Mechanically biased with electrical knowledge as an advantage
  • Previous experience of using lathes and milling equipment
  • Previous experience of working in a lean manufacturing background
  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work at height
  • Ability to work to deadlines, under pressure and unsupervised
  • Ability to manage projects to tight deadlines and to co-ordinate personnel
  • Quality and Health & Safety awareness
  • Experience on hydraulics and pneumatics systems
  • ONC/HNC educated in an electrical or mechanical discipline

How to apply

How to apply

To apply for any of the vacancies above, please email your CV with covering letter to careers@cagroup.co.uk or to the postal address below;

Human Resources
CA Group Limited
Evenwood Industrial Estate
Copeland Road
Evenwood
County Durham
DL14 9SF