Careers

Forkers Ltd are a well-established contractor with over 45 years' experience in civil and ground engineering.

If you are interested in any of these careers, please forward your CV to maureenfaux@forkers.com


Various available vacancies in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire for the New Year


  • Site Agent/ManagerExperienced in civil engineering with previous experience in earthworks and haul road construction, drainage works & environmental habitat creation works. Initial employment will involve pre-construction paperwork based at our Head Office in West Bromwich, following which candidates will be required to work at various sites in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire

  • Sub Agent/Assistant Site ManagerExperienced in civil engineering. Previous experience working with a Tier 1 contractor would be beneficial. Must be competent at producing site management plans, health & safety and environmental documents, quality control documents and RAMS. Will be required to attend client meetings. Initial employment will involve pre-construction paperwork based at our Head Office in West Bromwich, following which candidates will be required to work at various sites in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire
  • Graduate Civil EngineerMinimum 2 years’ experience in civil engineering. Previous experience working with a Tier 1 contractor would be beneficial. Must be competent at producing site management plans, health & safety and environmental documents, quality control documents and RAMS. Initial employment will involve pre-construction paperwork based at our Head Office in West Bromwich, following which candidates will be required to work at various sites in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire



Senior Estimator


We are looking for an experienced Senior Estimator with a proven track record to join our busy Civil Engineering estimating team which are based in West Bromwich. Working in both the public and private sectors and with a number of key clients we work in a fast paced tender environment. Candidates will be expected to be self motivated and have good communication skills, commercial acumen, familiar with all forms of Contract & specifications, have experience with programming & planning and be happy to work in a team environment.



Plant Fitter

A plant fitter is required for a busy workshop based in West Bromwich. Experience and knowledge of heavy plant and small tools is essential together with a good understanding of hydraulics is important.

Suitable transport will be provided and good rates of pay will be offered to the right candidate.



Drillers & Grouters

Our ground engineering division is looking to recruit experienced operatives for Midlands based contracts. We are looking to fulfil the following roles:


Drillers (rotary percussive) -NVQ Level 2 accreditation required Drilling support. 

Operatives - Experience and NVQ Level 2 accreditation is an advantage, but not essential. Training will be provided.

Grouters - Experience is an advantage, but not essential. Training will be provided. 

CSCS accreditation is essential for all roles.  



Working Gangs

Forkers Ltd are looking to recruit Labour (Gangs) to fulfil our project obligations throughout the Midlands area.

Our requirements:

  • Drainage gangs for deep sewer works
  • Brick layers/benchers
  • General labourers
  • Plant operators

    All the above must be experienced and hold relevant skills certifications relevant to their role (e.g. CSCS, CPCS, NRSWA, Confined space, Slinger/banksman) 


    All the above must be experienced CSCS competent and hold the relevant CPCS, NRSWA, Confined Space, Banksman relevant to the position they hold.

    Locations:

    • Birmingham
    • Staffordshire
    • Derby
    • Leicester
    • Worcestershire
    • Warwickshire
    • Stoke
    • Telford


      Site Agents, Site Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and Site Foremen

      Forkers Ltd is a multi-disciplinary Civil and Ground Engineering Contractor, providing a range of construction and geotechnical services to public and private sector clients. As we continue to expand the company we are looking to recruit individuals to join a company with an enviable reputation for problem solving, innovation, quality, client focus and attention to customer care. We offer a good remuneration package for the right candidate.

      Highways England work.

      1 Site Agent immediate start –

       

      Scheme start 05.08.19

      Kilsby to Weedon working hours Monday to Friday 07:30 – 17:30 which includes 2 x 30 minute break times.

      45 hours per week.

      Weekend working may be required.

      Night time working may be required.

       

       

      Requirements

      •             Preferred engineering background HNC / HND Civil Engineering.
      •             CSCS -Black card (NVQ level 6)
      •             SMSTS: 5 days
      •             First Aid : Full 3 Day Course
      •            Asta power project (must be able to use proficiently)
      •             Confined Space Training
      •             NRSWA – Supervisor
      •             Practicable Environmental Management
      •              Lifting Appointed persons
      •             Temporary Works Co-ordinator

       

       

      Roles & Responsibilities

       

      •             Planning, programming and resourcing.

      •             Contract Budget and target programme - preparation and monitoring.

      •             Site Cost Control.

      •             Construction of the works to specified quality standards.

      •             Health & Safety and Environmental compliance and best practice.

      •             Compliance with contract particulars.

      •             Management of site staff, sub-contractors and operatives.

      •             Liaison with the Engineer’s Representative, Project Manager or Supervisor.

      •             Efficient utilisation and use of resources in carrying out your duties.

      •             Maintain comprehensive records and ensure all records are archived.

      •             Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

      •             Inspection, testing, commissioning and handover.

       

      Highways England main imperatives are Safety, Customers and Delivery so candidates must be good Managers of these imperatives.


      WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER


      • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
      • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System
      • ISO 44001 Collaborative Business Relationship
      • ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety Management Systems
      • Investors in People
      • Achilles UVDB (Utilities Vendor database) and ‘Verify’ audit
      • Achilles Building Confidence
      • Member of CECA Midlands Region The Civil Engineering Contractors Association
      • CHAS Contractors Health & Safety Scheme
      • Construction-line
      • Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme
      • SAFEcontractor
      • Exor Management Services accreditation
      • Member of the BDA British Drilling Association