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We are always looking for JLES people!

JLES know that good people are hard to find.

We are committed to investing in our staff long term, believe in nurturing young talent and empowering staff to have conviction in their own abilities. We offer high rewards for achievement together with a great place to work with many staff benefits and so as an employer, we are demanding of our staff and have high expectation.

If you think you have what it takes to become a member of the JLES staff team and are a dedicated, hardworking, innovative and conscientious team player, then get in touch!

You might be just what we are looking for! We look forward to hearing from you!


Current Opportunities

Apprentice Assistant Project Engineer (Ref No: SW001)

Start Date: ASAP | Salary: £neg (please state current salary when applying)

Job Title: Apprentice Assistant Project Engineer (Ref No: SW001)
Location: Chepstow/Bristol
Reporting to: Divisional Engineering Manager

Job Description:

We have a requirement for Assistant Project Engineer to join our expanding South West regional office. The employer has taken on several apprentices in the past so knows how to nurture and offer the correct support. This role is predominantly associated with assisting the Engineering team on completing duties directly related to issues in the field. The role will be split between site and office work and provides varied day to day duties and responsibilities.

You will be rewarded by working for a growing company serving the rapidly growing housebuilding sector who are a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer (2014 National Apprenticeship Awards). If you are interested in business and not just construction then this is the ideal opportunity for you. You will be involved in all aspects of the business from engineering solutions to pricing and profit analysis and this opportunity could lead to you becoming a Business Leader within our group of companies. We want people who have drive, ambition, personality and the desire to succeed and overcome challenges.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Engineering team in reporting to the client.
  • Assisting the team with key projects issues as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Assist the Project Engineering team in the management of consultants and contractors.
  • Site inspections with Engineering team and adopting authority.
  • Seeking quotations from Sub-Contractors.
  • Cost analysis / Tender evaluation of Sub-contractors.
  • Works under close supervision to achieve time, cost & quality in all assignments.
  • Liaising and Managing Sub-contractors to complete works.
  • Liaisons with various Adopting Authorities and pursuing adoption certification from various authorities.
  • On site supervision of site works.
  • Flexible where possible in role & team contribution.  


Environment and Working Hours

  • The office is an open plan environment
  • Company office hours are 8.30 am until 5.00 pm (4:30pm on Fridays)


Person Requirements:

  • Math’s & English GCSE Grade C or above (preferably).
  • Willing to learn about Project Engineering / Civil Engineering principles.
  • Understanding of current industry trends (not essential).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • AutoCAD skills (not essential).
  • Microsoft Office Competent.


Do You Show?:

  • Energy and enthusiasm.
  • Confidence and ambition.
  • Desire to succeed and progress in career.
  • Contribution to team effort as well as individual tasks.
  • Positive attitude.


Application Instructions:

If you think you meet the criteria then please send us your CV (stating your current salary and notice period) and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
JLES House
Higher Green Lane
Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to recruitment@jlesgroup.com

Project Engineer - Southern region (Hemel Hempstead based) (Ref No: 130)
Start Date: asap | Salary: £neg

Job Title: Project Engineer
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Reporting to: Managing Director 
Team: Southern

Description: This role is heavily associated with concentrating their efforts on completing duties directly related to issues in the field. The role split equally between site and the office and provides a varied day to day duties and responsibilities.

The engineer’s role is really the wheels of a divisions operations. The management and structure provide the power and steering but without the engineers out in the field completing and managing the day to day operations there would be no business or service to offer clients.

Project Engineer Job Purpose: Completes engineering projects by organising and controlling project elements.

Project Engineer Job Duties:

  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Compiling reports for approval
  • Seeking quotations from sub-contractors Studying specialist drainage survey footage
  • Compiling & submitting required adoption documentation Liaising & managing sub-contractors to complete works
  • On site supervision of Stage 3 site works
  • Implementing comprehensive resident liaison program
  • Obtaining on site 'sign off of the works from the LA / WC inspector Chasing adoption certification from the various authorities
  • Proving informal updates to progress and relaying any on site issues to the
  • operations manager

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Requirements Analysis, Design Skills, Project Management, Manufacturing Methods and
  • Procedures, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills,
  • Safety Management, Supervision, AutoCAD.

Personal Attributes:

  • Industry knowledge
  • Background and understanding of basic Civil Engineering principles AutoCAD Skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to manage and deliver completion of projects on time and in budgets

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
The Haybarn Higher
Green Lane Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to info@jlesgroup.com.

Project Engineer - Central region (Manchester based) (Ref No: 126)

Start Date: asap | Salary: £neg

Description: Job Title Project Engineer Reporting To Managing Director

Description: This role is heavily associated with concentrating their efforts on completing duties directly related to issues in the field. The role split equally between site and the office and provides a varied day to day duties and responsibilities. The engineer’s role is really the wheels of a divisions operations. The management and structure provide the power and steering but without the engineers out in the field completing and managing the day to day operations there would be no business or service to offer clients. Project Engineer Job Purpose: Completes engineering projects by organising and controlling project elements.

Project Engineer Job Duties:

  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Compiling reports for approval
  • Seeking quotations from sub-contractors Studying specialist drainage survey footage
  • Compiling & submitting required adoption documentation Liaising & managing sub-contractors to complete works
  • On site supervision of Stage 3 site works
  • Implementing comprehensive resident liaison program
  • Obtaining on site 'sign off of the works from the LA / WC inspector Chasing adoption certification from the various authorities
  • Proving informal updates to progress and relaying any on site issues to the operations manager Skills/Qualifications: Requirements Analysis, Design Skills, Project Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills, Safety Management, Supervision, CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design

Person Requirments:

Personal Attributes: Industry knowledge Background and understanding of basic Civil Engineering principles AutoCAD Skills Microsoft Excel Ability to manage and deliver completion of projects on time and in budgets

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
The Haybarn Higher
Green Lane Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to info@jlesgroup.com.

Project Engineer - Northern region (Thorpe Park, Leeds based) (Ref No: 132)

Start Date: asap | Salary: £neg

Description: Job Title Project Engineer Reporting To Managing Director

Description: This role is heavily associated with concentrating their efforts on completing duties directly related to issues in the field. The role split equally between site and the office and provides a varied day to day duties and responsibilities. The engineer’s role is really the wheels of a divisions operations. The management and structure provide the power and steering but without the engineers out in the field completing and managing the day to day operations there would be no business or service to offer clients. Project Engineer Job Purpose: Completes engineering projects by organising and controlling project elements.

Project Engineer Job Duties:

  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Compiling reports for approval
  • Seeking quotations from sub-contractors Studying specialist drainage survey footage
  • Compiling & submitting required adoption documentation Liaising & managing sub-contractors to complete works
  • On site supervision of Stage 3 site works
  • Implementing comprehensive resident liaison program
  • Obtaining on site 'sign off of the works from the LA / WC inspector Chasing adoption certification from the various authorities
  • Proving informal updates to progress and relaying any on site issues to the operations manager Skills/Qualifications: Requirements Analysis, Design Skills, Project Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills, Safety Management, Supervision, CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design

Person Requirments:

Personal Attributes: Industry knowledge Background and understanding of basic Civil Engineering principles AutoCAD Skills Microsoft Excel Ability to manage and deliver completion of projects on time and in budgets

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
The Haybarn Higher
Green Lane Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to info@jlesgroup.com.

Assistant Project Engineer - Central region (Manchester based) (Ref No: 127)

Start Date: asap | Salary: £neg

Job Description: Job Title Assistant Project Engineer Location Manchester Reporting To Divisional Engineering Manager

Job Specification / Overview

We have a requirement for Assistant Project Engineer(Apprentice) to join the expanding Central regional office. As an Assistant Project Engineer, you will develop projects protocols and generally assist to deliver the projects on time, to budget and to the desired quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Engineering team in reporting to the client.
  • Manage key projects issues as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Assist the Project Engineering team in the management of consultants and contractors.
  • Assist in managing the projects change control process.
  • Cost analysis / Tender evaluation of Sub-contractors.
  • Liaising and Managing Sub-contractors to complete works.
  • Liaisons with various Local Authorities.
  • Chasing Adoption Certification from the various Local Authorities. Client Management, Marketing and raising the profile of the Company
  • Portrays professional image to clients in person, in writing & via the telephone.
  • Responds positively to the needs of customers, supervisors and colleague.
  • Aware of importance of marketing & raising Company profile & where possible contributes. Commercial Job Management and Finances
  • Works under close supervision to achieve time, cost & quality in all assignments.
  • Demonstrates cost consciousness.
  • Aware of commercial nature of work. People, Leadership and Teamwork
  • Actively seeks feedback to improve own performance.
  • Demonstrates energy and enthusiasm.
  • Contributes to team effort as well as individual tasks.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Develops good team working relationships.
  • Seeks and utilises feedback to improve personal performance.
  • Motivated in work.
  • Flexible where possible in role & team contribution. Service Delivery, Technical Skills and Task Management
  • Knows when to seek advice and direction from supervisor and colleagues.
  • Attends prescheduled training courses.
  • Acts responsively in carrying out tasks.
  • Updates supervisor / manager of progress on a regular basis.
  • Undertakes mainly routine work.
  • Understands implication of actions on other team members. Strategic and wider business contribution
  • Aware of company objectives & services and promotes where possible. Personal attire, appearance & hygiene
  • The Company’s image is influenced by the personal appearance and hygiene of all persons carrying out its business. You are expected to adopt a standard of dress appropriate to the environment in which you are working and to ensure that your personal hygiene meets the standards of a professional working environment.
  • It is expected that you will use good judgment in determining appropriate attire. You should consult with your line Manager or the Human Resources department if you have any queries about what constitutes appropriate attire. KPIs
  • Perform duties & activities relative to the appointed scope of service.
  • Maintain minimum delivery standards expected from JLES Group Limited.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous standard at all times.
  • Works under close supervision to achieve time, cost and quality in all assignments.
  • Demonstrates cost consciousness.
  • Contributes to team effort as well as individual tasks. Environment and Working Hours
  • The office is an open plan environment
  • Company office hours are 8.30 am until 5.00 pm (4:30pm on Fridays)

Person Requirments:

  • Math’s & English GCSE Grade C or above
  • Passionate about Project Engineering / Basic Civil Engineering principles.
  • Understanding of current industry trends and willingness to learn.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Confident, energetic and an ambitious self-starter.
  • AutoCAD skills (not essential).
  • Microsoft Office Competent.

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
The Haybarn Higher
Green Lane Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to info@jlesgroup.com.

Assistant Project Engineer - Northern region (Leeds based) (Ref No: 128)

Start Date: asap | Salary: £neg Job

Job Title: Assistant Project Engineer Reporting To Divisional Engineering Manager

Description: We have a requirement for Assistant Project Engineer (Apprentice) to join the expanding Northern regional office. As an Assistant Project Engineer, you will develop projects protocols and generally assist to deliver the projects on time, to budget and to the desired quality.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Engineering team in reporting to the client.
  • Manage key projects issues as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Assist the Project Engineering team in the management of consultants and contractors.
  • Assist in managing the projects change control process.
  • Cost analysis / Tender evaluation of Sub-contractors.
  • Liaising and Managing Sub-contractors to complete works.
  • Liaisons with various Local Authorities.
  • Chasing Adoption Certification from the various Local Authorities. Client Management, Marketing and raising the profile of the Company
  • Portrays professional image to clients in person, in writing & via the telephone.
  • Responds positively to the needs of customers, supervisors and colleague.
  • Aware of importance of marketing & raising Company profile & where possible contributes. Commercial Job Management and Finances
  • Works under close supervision to achieve time, cost & quality in all assignments.
  • Demonstrates cost consciousness.
  • Aware of commercial nature of work. People, Leadership and Teamwork
  • Actively seeks feedback to improve own performance.
  • Demonstrates energy and enthusiasm.
  • Contributes to team effort as well as individual tasks.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Develops good team working relationships.
  • Seeks and utilises feedback to improve personal performance.
  • Motivated in work.
  • Flexible where possible in role & team contribution. Service Delivery, Technical Skills and Task Management
  • Knows when to seek advice and direction from supervisor and colleagues.
  • Attends prescheduled training courses.
  • Acts responsively in carrying out tasks.
  • Updates supervisor / manager of progress on a regular basis.
  • Undertakes mainly routine work.
  • Understands implication of actions on other team members. Strategic and wider business contribution
  • Aware of company objectives & services and promotes where possible. Personal attire, appearance & hygiene
  • The Company’s image is influenced by the personal appearance and hygiene of all persons carrying out its business. You are expected to adopt a standard of dress appropriate to the environment in which you are working and to ensure that your personal hygiene meets the standards of a professional working environment.
  • It is expected that you will use good judgment in determining appropriate attire. You should consult with your line Manager or the Human Resources department if you have any queries about what constitutes appropriate attire. KPIs
  • Perform duties & activities relative to the appointed scope of service.
  • Maintain minimum delivery standards expected from JLES Group Limited.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous standard at all times.
  • Works under close supervision to achieve time, cost and quality in all assignments.
  • Demonstrates cost consciousness.
  • Contributes to team effort as well as individual tasks. Environment and Working Hours
  • The office is an open plan environment
  • Company office hours are 8.30 am until 5.00 pm (4:30pm on Fridays)

Person Requirments:

  • Math’s & English GCSE Grade C or above
  • Passionate about Project Engineering / Basic Civil Engineering principles.
  • Understanding of current industry trends and willingness to learn.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Confident, energetic and an ambitious self-starter.
  • AutoCAD skills (not essential).
  • Microsoft Office Competent.

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
The Haybarn Higher
Green Lane Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to info@jlesgroup.com.

Assistant Project Engineer - Southern region (Hemel Hempstead based) (Ref No: 129)

Start Date: asap | Salary: £neg

Job Title: Assistant Project Engineer Reporting To Divisional Engineering Manager

Job Description: We have a requirement for Assistant Project Engineer (Apprentice) to join the expanding Southern regional office. As an Assistant Project Engineer, you will develop projects protocols and generally assist to deliver the projects on time, to budget and to the desired quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Engineering team in reporting to the client.
  • Manage key projects issues as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Assist the Project Engineering team in the management of consultants and contractors.
  • Assist in managing the projects change control process.
  • Cost analysis / Tender evaluation of Sub-contractors.
  • Liaising and Managing Sub-contractors to complete works.
  • Liaisons with various Local Authorities.
  • Chasing Adoption Certification from the various Local Authorities. Client Management, Marketing and raising the profile of the Company
  • Portrays professional image to clients in person, in writing & via the telephone.
  • Responds positively to the needs of customers, supervisors and colleague.
  • Aware of importance of marketing & raising Company profile & where possible contributes. Commercial Job Management and Finances
  • Works under close supervision to achieve time, cost & quality in all assignments.
  • Demonstrates cost consciousness.
  • Aware of commercial nature of work. People, Leadership and Teamwork
  • Actively seeks feedback to improve own performance.
  • Demonstrates energy and enthusiasm.
  • Contributes to team effort as well as individual tasks.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Develops good team working relationships.
  • Seeks and utilises feedback to improve personal performance.
  • Motivated in work.
  • Flexible where possible in role & team contribution. Service Delivery, Technical Skills and Task Management
  • Knows when to seek advice and direction from supervisor and colleagues.
  • Attends prescheduled training courses.
  • Acts responsively in carrying out tasks.
  • Updates supervisor / manager of progress on a regular basis.
  • Undertakes mainly routine work.
  • Understands implication of actions on other team members. Strategic and wider business contribution
  • Aware of company objectives & services and promotes where possible. Personal attire, appearance & hygiene
  • The Company’s image is influenced by the personal appearance and hygiene of all persons carrying out its business. You are expected to adopt a standard of dress appropriate to the environment in which you are working and to ensure that your personal hygiene meets the standards of a professional working environment.
  • It is expected that you will use good judgment in determining appropriate attire. You should consult with your line Manager or the Human Resources department if you have any queries about what constitutes appropriate attire. KPIs
  • Perform duties & activities relative to the appointed scope of service.
  • Maintain minimum delivery standards expected from JLES Group Limited.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous standard at all times.
  • Works under close supervision to achieve time, cost and quality in all assignments.
  • Demonstrates cost consciousness.
  • Contributes to team effort as well as individual tasks. Environment and Working Hours
  • The office is an open plan environment
  • Company office hours are 8.30 am until 5.00 pm (4:30pm on Fridays)

Person Requirments:

  • Math’s & English GCSE Grade C or above
  • Passionate about Project Engineering / Basic Civil Engineering principles.
  • Understanding of current industry trends and willingness to learn.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Confident, energetic and an ambitious self-starter.
  • AutoCAD skills (not essential).
  • Microsoft Office Competent.

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
The Haybarn Higher
Green Lane Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to info@jlesgroup.com.

Bank Staff (Ref No: 131)

Start Date: asap | Salary: £neg

Job Description:

JLES Group are currently looking for people to register their interest in being added to our Bank Staff database for various Projects that will be based throughout the regions in which our company operates i.e. Northern, Southern and Central.

Person Requirments:

In the first instance submit a copy of your current curriculum vitae detailing experience and skills within the industry. Please include your contact details and availability when applying.

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and the Job Reference Number to:

JLES Group Ltd
The Haybarn Higher
Green Lane Astley
Manchester
M29 7HQ

Alternatively, please email it to info@jlesgroup.com.