Leading East Yorkshire construction firm seeks Contracts Administrator

Established in 1992, Ideal Building Systems are an independent family owned business with an enviable reputation in the local Modular market for producing high quality modular buildings for a variety of clients throughout the UK.

Ideal Building Systems manufacture a range of products from individual units for site construction or temporary accommodation to full scale building packages in single or multi storey units.

Ideal Building Systems have grown from strength to strength over the last 10 years and now have several purpose-built factory premises covering over 8 acres. Ideal Building Systems work across the entire UK and focus on manufacturing for schools, councils, construction firms and other businesses.

With an impressive reputation in the local and national market, Ideal Building Systems employ over 100 staff and are well known for their quality and the workforce’s positive attitude to every project.

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A Great Place To Work

Ideal Building Systems are proud of the working environment they have created. The welfare of their employees is always top of mind and they can proudly boast annual staff turnover around 4 percent which is testament to a productive and positive environment.  There is a running joke in the business that no one leaves Ideal and its proving to be true!

The leadership team consider employee health and safety, the environment they work in and wellbeing at all times when making company decisions. They actively encourage learning and further training with apprenticeships, college courses and various other training regularly offered to both office and factory employees alike. The team like to laugh and have created a fun and friendly culture that fosters  hard work and great relationships with clients. While the current situation makes it more challenging the team have always put importance on spending time together, putting on regular events which can range from a fish and chip van for lunch in the yard or trips to Beverley races! There are plans to extend and continuously improve the working environment.  We think this is a place you could really enjoy working!

The Opportunity: Contracts Administrator

A Contracts Administrator is required to join the Ideal Building Systems team based in Bridlington. The business has gone from strength to strength over the last 10 years with turnover doubling in that period. Working with councils, schools, and other businesses, the client is experiencing a period of growth with over 20 live projects being completed at present.

Working as part of the contracts team and reporting to the Contracts Manager the Contracts Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Compiling and issuing Construction Phase Plans
  • Arranging Crane/Transport Surveys
  • Completing and Issuing Delivery Schedules
  • Placing orders in line with budget for crane/transport/installers
  • Compiling site scope of works and issue/obtain quotes from installers
  • Completing RAMS and issue/amend as necessary
  • Co-ordinating sub-contract RAMS and issue as required
  • Compiling site folders
  • Arranging plant hire and issue spread sheet weekly for control
  • Co-ordinating materials for site/shortages and arrange with buyers for procurement/delivery
  • Managing/printing/co-ordinating of O&M Manuals
  • Being the key point of contact in office for all sites and managers/supervisors
  • Managing after sales service (key contact once projects have been completed and handed over)
  • Managing 12 months defects

To be successful in the role of Contracts Administrator you will:

  • Be an excellent communicator being able to deal with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be organised
  • Have strong administration skills
  • Preferably have worked previously in an Engineering/Construction/Technical environment
  • Preferably have knowledge of Risk Assessments
  • Have an attitude and ability to learn

Please apply by clicking the link below, alternatively for more information and a full outline of the role, call Joe Makin on 01482 628808.

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