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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 our Recruitment team at recruitment@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

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 recruitment@rbscotland.com

Please note: no agencies

Quantity Surveyor

Reporting To: Commercial Manager

Location: Based in our Lockerbie Head Office 

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 8.30 AM until 5:00 PM 

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.

How To Apply

To join our company, please submit your CV to: recruitment@rbscotland.com

 

Workshop Operative

Reporting To: Production Manager
Location: Lockerbie
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 2 PM - 10 PM (Backshift)
Salary: Competitive 
            

Robinsons Scotland Ltd are currently looking for a Workshop Operative to join our growing team. Working within our busy fabrication workshop, specialising in steel framed buildings, you will assist with the preparation of structural steel.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILTIES

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

  • Assist with the measuring, marking and preparation of steelwork;
  • Operate a variety of machinery including plasma burner, punching machine and abrasive wheels;
  • Carry out plasma profile burning, metal drilling and steel plate cutting;
  • Physical aspects of manual handling including medium lifting of flat bars;
  • Complete daily checks on equipment as required;
  • Learn how to operate equipment as and when required;
  • Ensure specific area of the workshop are maintained in a safe, clean and tidy manner;
  • Always adhere to company policies and procedures.

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

  • Attention to detail - essential;
  • Willing to learn new skills - essential;
  • Basic numeracy and literacy - essential;
  • Excellent communication skills - essential;
  • Maintain a high standard of work under pressure - essential;
  • Work effectively as part of a team or on own initiative - essential;
  • Previous experience in a similar role - essential;
  • Hold a forklift ticket - desirable.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

 

HOW TO APPLY 

To be considered for the role of Workshop Operative, please apply with your CV to recruitment@rbscotland.com

Structural Technician

Reporting To: Structural Engineer Manager

Location: Irvine

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

Salary: Competitive

 

Robinsons Scotland Ltd, established in 2005, is a friendly, ambitious, family run company manufacturing Agricultural & Commercial Steel Framed Buildings. Due to increase in  workload, we are looking to appoint a skilled, ambitious and self-motivated Civil and Structural Technician to assist our in-house Charter Structural Engineer and will be based at our Irvine Division. You will also be working with our experienced Design team that will encourage and support your development.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Our expectations are that you will:

  • Produce a wide range of drawings plans using AutoCAD;  
  • Deliver an efficient project support role for the engineer covering a wide range of tasks;
  • Work alongside experienced Technicians on commercial, agricultural and refurbishment projects in a range of sectors;
  • Bring exceptional customer service to customers and internal departments, providing first point contact resolution in a prompt and professional manner


PERSON SPECIFICATION

Skills & Abilities

The right person will be:

  • Experienced in detailing building and other structures in steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber, essential;
  • Able to produce drawings and details in AutoCAD, essential;
  • Ability to use AutoCAD and/or REVIT Structures within none or minimal supervision, essential;
  • Experience in AutoCAD and/ or Tekla Structures, essential;
  • Excellent skills in maths, IT and science and be good a problem solving, essential;
  • Experienced in Tekla Structures preferred but not essential as training will be given;
  • Current experience working in a similar role in a construction environment, desirable;
    Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision;
  • Have a positive, problem solving nature and be a team player;
  • Good communication skills, people skills and project management skills;
  • Full driving license, essential.

Qualifications

Have or are currently studying:

  • HNC/HND/Eng. / BSC or similar in Civil / Structural Engineering;
  • Eng. Tech MICE/ TIStructE an advantage but not essential;
  • BIM

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

28 Days Holiday includes annual shutdown

Workplace Pension

You will be joining an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.


 

HOW TO APPLY

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

Steel Erectors – Agricultural & Industrial Buildings (Squads preferred, although individuals considered)

Reporting To: Site Manager

Location: UK coverage (includes working away from home)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7.30 AM to 4:00 PM (+ overtime working as required)

Salary: Competitive

We are an established, forward thinking structural steel company with a clear strategy for growth. We require experienced Steel Erectors for our Agricultural and Industrial Divisions to which you will be part of a squad working on various projects within the UK.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assembling metal framework of new  buildings;
  • Cement and roof profiling;
  • Concrete panel fitting;
  • Timber cladding;
  • Gates/ Door installation;
  • Working away from home when required;
  • Working well with work colleagues and customers to achieve final results.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Skills & Abilities

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

 Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant valid CSCS Card - essential;
  • Valid IPAF 3a, 3B - essential;
  • IPAF Harness - essential;
  • NVQ Steel Erector - desirable;
  • SMSTS/ SMSTS - desirable;
  • Crane Supervisor - desirable;
  • Telehandler - desirable;
  • First Aider - desirable;
  • Previous relevant and proven experience in erecting steel - essential;
  • Experience installing cement roof sheets;
  • Driving licence - essential.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Overtime + travel time
  • Overnight Substance Allowance
  • Company Vehicle 
  • Annual Shutdown

HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role, please submit your CV for the opportunity to work for this fast paced, forward thinking and expanding organisation to recruitment@rbscotland.com.

Cladders (Squads preferred although individuals considered)

Reporting To: Site Manager

Location: Based in Lockerbie; UK Coverage & working away from home required.

 

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7.30 AM to 4:00 PM (+ overtime working as required)

Salary: Competitive

We are an established, forward thinking structural steel company with a clear strategy for growth. We require experienced Cladders for our Agricultural and Industrial Divisions to which you will be part of a squad working on various projects within the UK.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assembling and installing outline of new agricultural buildings;
  • Installing composite, box profile and flashings;
  • 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;
  • Overnight stays when required.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant valid CSCS Card; essential;
  • Valid IPAF 3a, 3B, essential;
  • Slinger/Signaller, essential;
  • Harness Training, essential;
  • NVQ cladding, desirable;
  • Crane supervisor, desirable;
  • Previous relevant and proven experience installing profiled cement roof sheets, essential;
  • Driving licence, essential.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Overtime + travel time 
  • Overnight Substance Allowance
  • Company Vehicle 
  • Annual Shutdown

HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role, please submit your CV for the opportunity to work for this fast paced, forward thinking and expanding organisation to recruitment@rbscotland.com.

Please note: no agencies

Tender Administrator

Reporting To: Business Development

Location: Lockerbie

Salary: Competitive

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

As Tender Administrator, you will research & source a variety of public and private sector tender opportunities for our Structural Steelwork, Main Contractor and Agricultural divisions. You will be responsible for collating all information and recording the tender opportunities & feedback from both customers and estimators.  To streamline the tendering process, as Tender Administrator you will be responsible for collecting information from each department on a regular basis to ensure the tender and PQQ database is up to date.  Due to this position being a new role within the company, there will be the opportunity for growth and development as the company continues to expand.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collate tender opportunities from public and private procurement sites;
  • Work with all departments to collect and record departmental data;
  • Write, proofread and edit bids & tenders;
  • Assist estimating team as required;
  • Keep company and supplier profiles up to date on all tender platforms;
  • Actively seek new opportunities;
  • Assist with the organisation of community benefit and recruitment activities related to the tender process;
  • Provide an analysis of the tender process and review bids;
  • Input into the company’s bidding process and project management strategy;
  • Support the project manager through presentation and debrief.

Personal Specification:

  • Previous administration experience within a busy office, preferably with knowledge of the construction industry, bidding and tender processes;

  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;

  • Educated to Higher English would be preferable;

  • Excellent teamwork skills;

  • Ability to manage own time and complete multiple tasks to deadlines;

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you possess the right skillset to join our team as Tender Administrator, please apply by sending you CV to recruitment@rbscotland.com 

 

Closing Date: 31.01.2020

Bandsaw Operator

Reporting To: Production Manager

 
Location: Lockerbie

 
Salary: Competitive

 
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM (40hpw)

Working within the Production Department, this role will be responsible for cutting hot rolled steel using the appropriate equipment in accordance with drawings and specifications in order to meet production deadlines. 

ROLE RESPONSIBILTIES

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

  • Operating a Bomar bandsaw to cut steel to the required size
  • Loading and unloading steel onto and off the bandsaw
  • Measuring steel based on instructions or drawing specifications
  • Ensuring quality is kept to the highest possible standard
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working area
  • Monitoring machinery, reporting problems when or if they arise
  • Adhering to Company and Health & Safety policies and procedures at all times

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The ideal candidate should have:

  •  Experience of operating bandsaws
  •  A high level of attention to detail and quality
  •  A valid forklift certificate
  •  An understanding of safe manual handling techniques
  •  Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Backshift Hours
  • On-Site Parking
  • 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 recruitment@rbscotland.com.

Contracts Manager

Reporting To: Operations Manager

Location: Based Lockerbie, UK Operations Nationwide (An amount of flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business)
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7.30 AM to 4:00 PM

Robinsons is a family manufacturing and construction business based in Lockerbie, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects. We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities and having a positive impact on our every changing environment. Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims. We are an established structural steel company and you will be part of a forwarding thinking company with a clear strategy for growth. We require an experienced Contracts Manager or Project Manager looking to make the next step, to manage and efficiently deliver our projects and contribute to the development of the company.

ROLE RESPONSIBILTIES 

  • Manage and ensure the safe and efficient delivery of each project within defined time constraints;
  • Manage health and safety compliance for our projects;
  • Risk assess each project and provide site specific details to the works procedures;
  • Deliver RAMS and toolbox talks to site-based teams;
  • Carry out site safety audits;
  • Assess training requirements for site-based teams and ensure completed;
  • Manage project budgets and work with the management to provide updates and reports when required;
  • Keep accurate diary notes of daily progress on all sites;
  • Plan, establish and maintain site set up and welfare facilities;
  • Be well organised with attention to detail and a practical approach to problem solving;
  • Be customer focused; Hold regular recorded update discussions with the customers;
  • Ensure variations are dealt with quickly to maintain progress while being recorded and agreed with the customer;
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure plant and materials are on time;
  • Be willing to travel throughout the UK and occasional overnight stays.

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

  • Proven and relevant track record of management and delivery of multiple projects, essential;
  • SMSTS 5 day, essential;
  • CSCS; Black card preferred;
  • Microsoft word, excel, project, preferred;
  • Excellent written and oral skills;
  • 3-day first aid, preferred;
  • IPAF 3a + 3b, preferred;
  • CPCS / NPORS telehandler, preferred;
  • Full driving license and willingness to travel, essential;
  • High level of verbal and written communication and familiar with Microsoft Office packages, essential.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Company Vehicle 

On-Site Parking

28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option

Workplace Pension

Christmas Shutdown

HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role please submit your CV for the opportunity to work for this fast paced, forward thinking and expanding organisation to recruitment@rbscotland.com.

Please note: no agencies