Nicol of Skene Careers
As a result of our continuing growth and the award of several long-term contracts, Nicol of Skene are looking for people to fill a variety of roles.
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Estimator
Requirements
  • Be proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and estimating software such as Evaluate.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure to meet set goals, budgets and deadlines.
  • Have a strong understanding of the civil engineering and multi-utility construction estimating processes.
  • Be technically qualified with an HNC or equivalent relevant construction qualification.
Location
Nicol of Skene Main Office, Aberdeenshire
Type
Full Time/Permanent
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Nicol of Skene are currently recruiting for an Estimator to join our innovative and growing team.  The correct candidate should have a vast knowledge in the industry and add value to our busy Commercial Team. 

The successful candidate will successfully manage all estimating with regards to project pre and post contract by conducting estimates on materials, time and labour costs. They will also be competent in preparing, negotiating and analysing costs for tenders and contracts.

The Duties

  • Prepare and submit tenders, including assisting in all aspects of projects throughout the entire tendering cycle, from instruction through to contract award and completion.
  • Produce technically competent, financially viable and competitive tender packages
  • Utilise all available information and technical knowledge to prepare cost effective, value engineered, competent and compliant tender quotations including keeping up to date with inflation, rates and projected timescale costs.
  • Lead and take part in pre-tender discussions
  • Lead and take part in planning, tender and handover meetings with internal staff and commercial colleagues.
  • Maintain and populate Evaluate system
  • Participate in Tender review with relevant Contracts/Sites Managers and Commercial Manager
  • Assist Quantity Surveyors with the preparation and submission of Variations to contract
  • Carry out site visits and measures
  • Cost reporting and forecasting to Line Manager
  • Produce tender statistics for analysis
  • Participate in Business Generation reviews of submitted tenders
  • Identify hazards, asses risks and make recommendations to Line Manager
  • Generate business and establish client relationships 

 

The requirements

  • Be proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and estimating software such as Evaluate.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure to meet set goals, budgets and deadlines
  • Have a strong understanding of the civil engineering and multi-utility construction estimating processes.
  • Be technically qualified with an HNC or equivalent relevant construction qualification.

 

The Benefits

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Company vehicle or car allowance alternative
  • Private Health Care

 

To apply, please send your CV to enquiries@nicolofskene.com, alternatively call our main office on 01224 744473 with any queries.

Nicol of Skene Ltd

Westside of Carnie

Westhill

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Accounts Supervisor
Requirements
  • Professional Accounting Qualification is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience within Construction Industry would be advantageous
  • Working knowledge of Sage Packages
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Packages, Word, Excel
Location
Nicol of Skene Main Office, Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Type
Full Time / Permanent
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An excellent opportunity has become available with a leading Civil Engineering and Multi-Utility Contractor in the North East of Scotland. 

Nicol of Skene are looking for an Accounts Supervisor to join our innovative and growing team.  The role is a full time, permanent position, based in our main office in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.

The Duties

  • Preparation of the Monthly Management Accounts and all reporting associated within this process
  • Supervise accounts administrators
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
  • Maintenance of Finance Spreadsheets
  • Credit Control Duties on aged debt
  • Responsible for cashflow forecasting
  • Budget analysis
  • Quarterly VAT returns/reconciliations
  • Assess risks and make recommendations on budgeting and financial business matters
  • Processing of stock takes in Sage Accounts, monthly and annually
  • Dealing with insurance claims
  • Maintenance of online motor insurance database
  • Vehicle tax renewals
  • Notifying DVLA of any sold vehicles
  • Retaining personalised number plates and assigning to/removing from vehicles
  • Maintaining accurate Operators Licence
  • Management of Company Finance Functions, in compliance for audits
  • Provide support and deputise for Finance staff during periods of annual leave
  • Coach employees on best practices for handling finance and accounting issues and handling daily issues and tasks
  • Achieving targets set by Senior Management and Board of Directors
  • Execution of any other relevant duty/task issued by Senior Management and Board of Directors

The Requirements

  • Professional Accounting Qualification is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience within Construction Industry would be advantageous
  • Working knowledge of Sage Packages
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages, Excel, Word

The Benefits

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension

To apply, please send your CV to nicola@nicolofskene.com, alternatively call our main office on 01224 744473 with any queries.

Nicol of Skene Ltd

Westside of Carnie

Skene, Westhill

AB32 6UJ

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Mechanic
Requirements
  • Formal Qualification in vehicle and/or plant repair (City & Guilds desirable)
  • Experience with hydraulics, electrics and carrying out minor fabrication/welding repairs would be advantageous
  • Be flexible and have an enthusiastic approach to working in sometimes challenging conditions
  • Be capable of working on your own initiative
  • Hold a current Driving Licence
Location
Nicol of Skene Main Office, Westhill, Aberdeeshire
Type
Full Time / Permanent
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a Mechanic for a top Civil Engineering contractor in the North East of Scotland.

Due to a growing fleet, Nicol of Skene are looking for an additional full-time, experienced mechanic to join our existing workshop team.  The role is a key position to support the business in a busy fast-paced environment ensuring our large fleet of vans and plant are maintained in line with company and legislative requirements. 

The Duties

  • To service and repair company vehicles, plant, trailers, and equipment effectively, efficiently, and economically
  • Carry out Pre-MOT inspections
  • Ensure that equipment that has an expired calibration or PAT date is not used to perform tasks
  • Carry out routine servicing as well as diagnosing and repairing faults on equipment with minimal supervision
  • Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation
  • Attend site where necessary to undertake duties

 The Requirements

  • Formal Qualification in vehicle and/or plant repair (City & Guilds Desirable)
  • Experience with hydraulics, electrics and carrying out minor fabrication/welding repairs would be advantageous
  • Be flexible and have an enthusiastic approach to working in sometimes challenging conditions
  • Be capable of working on your own initiative
  • Hold a current Driving Licence

 The Benefits

  • Excellent rate of pay with overtime guaranteed
  • Company van supplied
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension

 

To apply, please send your CV to enquiries@nicolofskene.com, Alternatively, if you have any queries, please call our main office on 01224 744473 and request to speak with Richard Stott.

Nicol of Skene Ltd

Westside of Carnie

Westhill

Aberdeenshire

AB32 6UJ

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Contracts Manager
Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience
  • Previous operational management experience
  • The ability to manage, coordinate and maintain multiple task requirements
  • Awareness and understanding of contracting principles
  • Strong civil engineering and multi-utility sector knowledge and business understanding
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Packages
Location
Westhill, Aberdeenshire and Sites across North East
Type
Full Time / Permanent
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An excellent opportunity has become available with a leading Civil Engineering and Multi-Utility Contractor in the North East of Scotland. 

Nicol of Skene are looking for a Contracts Manager to join our innovative and growing team.  The role is a full time, permanent position, based in our main office in Westhill, Aberdeenshire and covering our sites across the North East.

The Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience
  • Previous operational management experience
  • The ability to manage, coordinate and maintain multiple task requirements
  • Awareness and understanding of contracting principles
  • Strong civil engineering and multi-utility sector knowledge and business understanding
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Packages

The Duties

  • Develop commercial opportunities of tender stage
  • Build, maintain, create and develop customer relationships
  • Produce effective short- and long-term project programmes
  • Produce monthly progress reports
  • Allocate resources and manage workloads
  • Ensure compliance with contractual obligations
  • Monitor project performance, taking timely corrective action where necessary
  • Conduct project close out and report ‘lessons learned’
  • Continual review of Operational processes and strategies
  • Support the timeous formulation and release of detailed management reports
  • Monitor staff performance and undertake staff appraisals

 The Benefits

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension
  • Company Vehicle

To apply, please send your CV to nicola@nicolofskene.com, alternatively call our main office on 01224 744473 with any queries.

Nicol of Skene Ltd

Westside

Skene

Westhill

AB32 6UJ

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QHSE Systems Trainee
Requirements
  • Recognised health and safety qualification preferred but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal / communication skills
  • Experience of quality management systems would be beneficial
  • Experience within the Construction and/or Civil Engineering Industry preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Packages
  • Hold a current Driving Licence
Location
Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Type
Full Time / Permanent
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Nicol of Skene is a leading Civil Engineering and Multi-Utility Contractor in the North East of Scotland.  We are proud to be the first company in the North East in our industry to achieve certification to ISO 9001:2008 for our quality system.  Through continued investment we are now certified to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018.

Our Integrated Management System comprehensively covers all aspects of Health and Safety, Quality and the Environment, ensuring our clients can be assured that their works are carried out to an exceptionally high standard.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team of professionals as a QHSE Systems Trainee.  The role will be an integral part in maintaining our Integrated Management System and assisting with compliance throughout the company. 

The Duties

  • Carry out regular QHSE Inspections on all operational sites
  • Assist with the preparation of Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Construction Phase Plans as required
  • Advise, guide, support, promote awareness and coach all personnel with the implementation of the company’s integrated management system (IMS) policies and procedures
  • Assist with the completion of internal IMS auditing programme
  • Assist with the completion of PQQs, ITTs and Contractor Questionnaires
  • Assist with the investigation of all accidents, incidents and near-misses
  • Assist the QHSE Systems Manager to raise QHSE standards across the company and share best practice
  • Assist in the maintenance of quality records including archiving/disposing of any company documentation, as required
  • Maintain, and assist with the development of the company’s QHSE Management System

The Requirements

  • Recognised health and safety qualification preferred but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal / communication skills
  • Experience of quality management systems would be beneficial
  • Experience within the Construction and /or Civil Engineering Industry preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Packages
  • Hold a current Driving Licence

The Benefits

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Inhouse and external training for the correct candidate
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension

To apply, please send your CV to nicola@nicolofskene.com, alternatively call our main office on 01224 744473 and ask to speak to Frank Williamson.

Nicol of Skene Ltd

Westside of Carnie

Skene

Westhill

AB32 6UJ

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