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Through an ongoing program of investment in our people, our organisation continues to enjoy a high rate of growth year on year. We believe our team have been fundamental to our success.

We believe that investing in our teams learning and development, guarantees that we will remain at the forefront of our industry.  All members of our team have access to training relevant to their role and we carry out regular reviews with our staff to find out if they would like to gain training in other areas that would benefit their role.

If you would like to work for a dynamic and ever expanding company then take a look at our current vacancies to the right or e-mail Human Resources: hr@rbscotland.com stating what position you would be interested in and why you think you would be suitable for the role.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status.

(It may not be possible to reply to all individual prospective applications, however we will endeavour to contact you when we can. We will keep your details on file and match you to any role that becomes available in the future where we can, if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.)

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Current Vacancies

Site Manager - Civils

Reporting To: Operations Manager
Location: Central Scotland
Salary: Competitive + Company Vehicle
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

 

We require an experienced Civils Site Manager responsible for the day-to-day operations on sites across east coast, central belt and South Ayrshire. You will be part of a forwarding thinking company with a clear strategy for growth.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overseeing schedules and reacting to constant changes on site;
  • Overseeing and arranging logistic solutions for specific sites;
  • Civil works background essential;
  • Assist in preparing costings for specific sites including negotiations with subcontractors;
  • Assist in Auditing suppliers and subcontractors;
  • Creating and reviewing SOP’s to improve performance and lower running costs;
  • Working with customers to achieve final results on technical, financial and quality matters;
  • Monitor the site and ensure adherence to all policies, procedures and Health and Safety requirements with company H & S Advisors.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong leadership skills with ability to identify and notify development areas within team essential;
  • Maintain a high standard of work under pressure.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 5-year experience in a Site Manager role;
  • Appropriate CSCS card, SMSTS;
  • Substantial relevant and proven site experience - essential;
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety legislations - essential;
  • Full driving license and willingness to travel - essential;
  • Education or training related to Civil Engineering - desirable.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option
  • Workplace Pension
  • Christmas Shutdown

 

HOW TO APPLY

 Please submit your CV to hr@rbscotland.com

This job description is subject to change as the demands of the business and as the role, develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability.  All company employees need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

Quantity Surveyor

Reporting To: Commercial Manager

Location: Based at Lockerbie with frequent travel to Ayrshire Office,

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 8.30am until 5pm (40hpw)

Purpose of Job:

Working within the Commercial Department, this role will proactively support the Commercial Manager with the successful management and control of commercial aspects and elements of our projects and contracts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, the key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with commercial administration and management of live and pre-construction phase projects and contracts;
  • Issuing contractual correspondence and other appropriate documentation in support of additional payment, variations and claims ensuring compliance with requirements;
  • Placing and managing subcontract orders;
  • Preparation of valuations/compensation events in line with contract terms;
  • Managing and submitting application for payment;
  • Producing final account assessments for internal approval;
  • Assisting in the preparation of cost/value reports.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A relevant QS qualification – HNC/HND/Degree;
  • Previous experience working in a similar role within the construction industry;
  • Excellent communication, organisational and negotiation skills;
  • The ability to operate under pressure to changing deadlines and priorities;
  • A High level of attention to detail and quality;
  • Be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office software in particular, Excel and Word;
  • Hold a UK driving licence to allow travel to sites and offices.

Additional Information:

  • Competitive Salary;
  • 28 Days Holiday Entitlement & Holiday Purchase Option;
  • Workplace Pension;
  • Christmas Shutdown;
  • Training and Development opportunities.

To join our company, please email: hr@rbscotland.com

 

Concrete Groundworker

Reporting To:

Site Manager

Location:

Lockerbie, Moffat, Annan, Newton Stewart, Stranraer, Dumfriesshire

Salary:

Competitive + overtime + travel to site locations

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday – 7:30am to 4:00pm

Purpose of Job:

You will be a groundworks leader or a labourer working within a squad. The role involves working with concrete in the formation of concrete constructions for our Agricultural/ Industrial buildings. The ideal candidate will have skills gained from all aspects of groundworks ranging from drainage, shuttering, concrete and general labouring. Valid CSCS card preferred. Full driving Licence.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities will include laying and finishing of concrete floors;
  • Experience with concrete building methods and materials, including how to set out for groundworks;
  • Concrete construction including shuttering walls and tanks;
  • Duties include physical aspects of manual handling and physical labour.

Essential:

  • Groundworks experience;
  • Be willing to travel;
  • Maintain a high standard of work under pressure;
  • Willing to learn new skills;
  • Willing to do overtime when required;
  • Available for overnight stays when required;
  • Basic numeracy & literacy;
  • Full driving licence.

Desirable:

  • Valid CSCS Card;
  • Valid CSCS Health & Safety Test;
  • Knowledge working with concrete desirable
  • Experience of working with small plant.

How to Apply:

Applications by CV please to hr@rbscotland.com

 

Yard Person/Relief HGV Class 1 Driver

Reporting To: Transport Manager

Location: Lockerbie

Salaried: Competitive + Overnight Allowance

Hours of Work: Approx. 40 hrs Monday to Friday

Purpose of Job:

You will be part of a growing fleet based in Lockerbie. Operating in a wide range of agricultural, commercial and industrial sectors, You will be covering for absence, holidays and temporary relief to our fleet drivers, delivering our steel framed buildings to our customer base around the UK. Applicants will have a flexible approach to working hours to facilitate operational requirements including overnight's and occasional weekend working. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first-class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a positive impression of you and our business. In addition, when not on driver duty, you will be required to assistant in yard duties as assigned by the Yard Manager. This can include the loading and off-loading of our vehicles and general tasks as they are given.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver steel framed buildings to our site-based operations across the UK;
  • Loading and offloading of Plant and equipment to our site-based operations;
  • Complete a daily truck log and submit reports of mileage covered;
  • Observe and report equipment or mechanical failures immediately;
  • Conduct daily inspections of the vehicle at the end of the shift and report any problems or damage to management;
  • Comply with all MOT and in-house regulations and rules;
  • Serve as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction with clients and the public;
  • Overnight stays when required.
  • Additional Yard duties, as assigned, when not on driver duty.

Essential Requirements:

  • Full UK HGV driving license with C+E category (Class 1)
  • Flexible approach to start and finish times;
  • Maximum of 6 penalty points with no CD, DR or MS90 endorsement codes
  • 2+ years’ commercial driving experience required but less may be considered based on current role.
  • Valid DCPC card
  • Valid digital tachograph driver card
  • Sound geographical knowledge and understanding of UK EU drivers’ hours rules.
  • This role involves working away from home Monday to Friday, with the occasional Saturday or Sunday requirement.

Desirable:

  • Telehandler Experience.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Small amount of manual handling;
  • Coupling and uncoupling of trailers.
  • Education and Experience
  • Basic numeracy & literacy;

Additional Information:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Overnight allowance
  • Workplace Pension scheme
  • 28 days paid holiday + holiday Purchase Scheme Options
  • Christmas/ New Year Shutdown

How to Apply:

To join our team, please submit your CV to hr@rbscotland.com

 

HGV Class 1 Driver

Reporting To: Transport Manager
Location: Lockerbie
Salaried: Competitive + Overnight Allowance
Hours of Work: Approx. 50 hrs - Monday to Friday

PURPOSE OF JOB:

You will be part of a growing fleet based in Lockerbie. Operating in a wide range of agricultural, commercial and industrial sectors, delivering our steel framed buildings to our customer base around the UK. Applicants will have a flexible approach to working hours to facilitate operational requirements including overnight's and occasional weekend working. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a positive impression of you and our business.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver steel framed buildings to our site based operations across the UK;
  • Loading and offloading of Plant and equipment to our site-based operations;
  • Complete a daily truck log and submit reports of mileage covered;
  • Observe and report equipment or mechanical failures immediately;
  • Conduct daily inspections of the vehicle at the end of the shift and report any problems or damage to management;
  • Comply with all MOT and in house regulations and rules;
  • Serve as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction with clients and the public;
  • Overnight stays when required.

ESSENTIAL:

  • Flexible approach to start and finish times;
  • No serious tickets or accidents in last 3 years;
  • No Drink/Drug Driving in last 10 years while operating LGV vehicle;
  • 2+ years’ commercial driving experience required but less may be considered based on current role.

DESIRABLE: 

  • Telehandler Experience. Physical Demands
  • Small amount of manual handling;
  • Coupling and uncoupling of trailers. Education and Experience
  • Basic numeracy & literacy;
  • Must have at least two years HGV Class C+E driving experience, hold a clean driving licence and a current drivers qualification card.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your CV to hr@rbscotland.com

Fabricators & Welders

 

Reporting To: Production Manager

Location: Lockerbie

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 6.00am to 2.00pm

Purpose of Role:

We are an established structural steel company and you will be part of a forwarding thinking company with a clear strategy for growth and are at an exciting stage in our development.

Through this development we require an experienced Structural Steel Fabricator and Welder for our production workshop in the fabrication of our internal fittings for our steel framed buildings.

You will be part of a dynamic team, and you will be responsible for the fabrication and welding of structural steel projects comprising of steel gates, fencing and doors from drawings, in co-operation with the existing team, in a safe and responsible manner.

Duties & Responsibilties 

  •  Complete all fabrication tasks as assigned by the Workshop Manager accurately and efficiently, using own initiative as far as possible;
  •  Work with mild steel sections with varying thickness;
  •  Notify Workshop Manager of any concerns in relation to the above;
  •  You will need to be physically fit due to high levels of manual handling duties;
  •  Take responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work;
  •  Must be able to work to deadlines.

Personal Specification 

  • Minimum 1 years' experience in MIG fabrication and welding (MIG); essential;
  • Extensive and current experience of structural steel work welding & fabrication;
  • Must be able to read and work from fabrication drawings;
  • Familiar with most welding equipment;
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking;
  • Work independently as well as in a team.

 

Additional Requirements 

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 6:00am to 2:00pm

28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option

Workplace Pension

Christmas Shutdown

How to Apply

Please apply with your CV for a chance to join this exciting and fast-growing company to Human Resources.

Closing Date: 15/11/2019

Please note: no agencies

Gate Security Personnel

Reporting To: Procurement Manager

Location: Lockerbie

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7:00 AM to 3.30 PM
 

We are an established, forward-thinking structural steel manufacturer with a clear strategy for growth and we are at an exciting stage in our development.

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team based at our head office in Lockerbie in the operation of our new store supplying products to our site teams and customers. You will also be responsible for our front gate security, checking goods and delivery vehicles entering and exiting the yard. 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Store & Service Standards;
  • Ensure the visual presentation of the store is maintained to a very high standard at all times;
  • Merchandising guidelines and initiatives should be implemented effectively;
  • Ensure that stock is effectively replenished on the shop floor and that processes are in place to check all items in stock & are correctly priced;
  • Maintain high levels of standards in the store relating to fixtures, fittings and lighting;
  • Maintenance of customer order and general records;
  • Ensure that high standards of customer service are delivered at all times;
  • Check delivery notes and process stocks in-out;
  • Safe control and assistance to delivery drivers of goods in-out;
  • Checking of vehicles entering and exiting the site.
  • Stock and Cash Control;
  • Minimise stock loss by ensuring full compliance with all company procedures relating to faulty/damaged products and take effective action to reduce stock loss and write-offs at store level;
  • Ensure all stock rooms are maintained to a high standard with all stock accessible and treated with respect;
  • Ensure stock accuracy and store security is maintained to prevent shrinkage and staff theft;
  • Ensure the store is prepared for stock takes in accordance with company guideline;.
  • Liaise with the Warehouse regarding any stock control issues or delivery discrepancies;
  • Liaise with the Buying & Merchandising team regarding any stock related issues;

Gatehouse - Health & Safety

  • Ensure that the role adheres to compliance requirements in all areas of operational activity, company policies and procedures;
  • Take full responsibility for Health & Safety and ensure full compliance at all time

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude;
  • Good level of computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, word, excel;
  • Ability to work under own initiative;
  • Observation skills;
  • Experience with stock control essential;
  • Experience in similar role desirable.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option
  • Workplace Pension
  • Christmas Shutdown

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with your CV to Human Resources: hr@rbscotland.com

Please Note: no agencies

This job description is subject to change as the demands of the business and as the role, develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability.  All company employees need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

Trainee Accounts Assistant

Reporting To: Financial Controller

Location: Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Salary: Competitive

 

Robinsons Scotland has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Trainee Accounts Assistant to join our dynamic team. Based within our accounts department, you will work closely with the Accounts Assistant to aid with the processing of our purchase ledger invoices. You will make sure the ledgers are accurately and properly maintained and that they are processed in a timely manner, thus helping the team meet internal and external audit requirements.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Day to day duties include inputting of supplier invoices onto sage accounts for our company and business partners;
  • Reconcile statements from our suppliers against invoices;
  • Reconcile purchase orders with supplier invoices and communicate any queries with internal departments, following up in a timely manner;
  • Assist with maintaining suppliers aged creditors reports;
  • Handle a range of enquiries regarding supplier accounts;
  • Filing, maintaining and archiving of our accounts filing systems;
  • Inputting information from timesheets onto software for accurate project costing.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Skills & abilities

  • Ability to search and investigate information;
  • Ability to use a personal computer;
  • Ability to use various software packages, with Word and Excel being essential;
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have at least GCSE Maths at level C or equivalent;
  • Relevant work experience in an account’s office role would be desirable;
  • Have or are currently studying a Modern Apprenticeship in Accounts, would be advantageous.

Your Personal Qualities 

  • Enjoys working with figures;
  • Has a methodical and organised approach to work;
  • Punctual and enthusiastic;
  • Good concentration skills and not easily distracted;
  • Willing to learn.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option
  • Workplace Pension
  • Christmas Shutdown

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this role please apply with your cv to hr@rbscotland.com.

 

Disclaimer:

This job description is subject to change as the demands of the business and as the role, develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability.  All company employees need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

Office Administrator

Reporting To: Operations Director
Location: Irvine
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 10.00 AM to 2.00 PM
Salary: Above National Minimum Wage

 

Robinsons Scotland Ltd has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Office Administrator to assist with day-to-day administrative tasks for our Main Contractor team in Irvine.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General administration duties and day to day running of the office;
  • Produce and maintain contract files;
  • Support and assist Senior Estimator with potential project/contract tender opportunities;
  • Accurate and timely administration and submission of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQs).

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Skills & Abilities

  • Work well under pressure to achieve deadlines – essential;
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills - essential;
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative/unsupervised - essential;
  • Knowledge of Sage Accounts - desirable;
  • Computer literate - essential;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software, in particular, Word and Excel - essential;
  • Previous experience working in a similar role or Construction Industry would be highly advantageous, however, not essential provided you have strong office administration experience;
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant work experience in an office administration role would be advantageous;
  • Modern Apprenticeship in Business Administration desirable.

Your Personal Qualities

  • Has a methodical and organised approach to work;
  • Punctual and enthusiastic;
  • Good concentration skills and not easily distracted;
  • Willing to learn. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option
  • Workplace Pension
  • Christmas Shutdown

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this role please apply with your cv to hr@rbscotland.com.

Cladders / Steel Erectors (Industrial Projects)

Reporting To: Site Manager
Location: Ayrshire
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7.30 AM to 4:00 PM
 

We are an established structural steel company looking for experienced Cladders/Steel Erectors to join our Industrial Division.  You will be part of a forwarding thinking company with a clear strategy for growth, and will join a squad working on various projects within the UK.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assembling metal framework of new agricultural buildings industry;
  • Cement and roof profiling;
  • Concrete panel fitting;
  • Timber cladding;
  • Gates/ Door installation;
  • Overnight stays when required

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Skills & Abilities

  • Working at height, so physical skills like movement and dexterity are essential;
  • Good timekeeping and communication skills;
  • Working well with work colleagues and customers to achieve final results.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant valid CSCS Card - essential;
  • Valid IPAF 3A, 3B - desirable;
  • Previous relevant and proven experience in cladding/erecting steel - essential;
  • Driving licence; essential.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Overtime available + travel time;
  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option;
  • Workplace Pension;
  • Christmas Shutdown.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications by CV listing experience with steel erecting to: hr@rbscotland.com

Closing Date: 06/12/2019

Please Note: no agencies

This job description is subject to change as the demands of the business and as the role, develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability.  All company employees need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

Steel Erectors (Agricultural Projects)

Reporting To: Site Manager
Location: Falkirk - Central Lowlands
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7.30 AM to 4:00 PM
 

We are an established structural steel company looking for experienced Steel Erectors to join our Agricultural Division.  You will be part of a forwarding thinking company with a clear strategy for growth, and will join a squad working on various projects within the UK.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assembling metal framework of new agricultural buildings industry;
  • Cement and roof profiling;
  • Concrete panel fitting;
  • Timber cladding;
  • Gates/ Door installation;
  • Overnight stays when required
     

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Skills & Abilities

  • Working at height, so physical skills like movement and dexterity are essential;
  • Good timekeeping and communication skills;
  • Working well with work colleagues and customers to achieve final results.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant valid CSCS Card - essential;
  • Valid IPAF 3A, 3B - desirable;
  • Previous relevant and proven experience in cladding/erecting steel - essential;
  • Driving licence; essential.
     

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Overtime available + travel time;
  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option;
  • Workplace Pension;
  • Christmas Shutdown.
     

HOW TO APPLY

Applications by CV listing experience with steel erecting to: hr@rbscotland.com

Closing Date: 06/12/2019

Please Note: no agencies

This job description is subject to change as the demands of the business and as the role, develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability.  All company employees need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.