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  • The Benefits of Temporary vs. Permanent Construction Jobs

    When considering a career in construction, workers often find themselves weighing the benefits of temporary vs permanent construction jobs. Both types of employment have unique advantages and challenges, and the best choice depends on individual circumstances and career goals. At Precision Recruitment Group, we understand the importance of making an informed decision. Here’s a comprehensive look at the benefits and drawbacks of temporary and permanent construction jobs. Temporary Construction Jobs Pros Flexibility One of the most significant advantages of temporary construction jobs is the flexibility they offer. Workers can choose projects that fit their schedules and take breaks between assignments. This is particularly appealing to individuals who value work-life balance and want the freedom to travel, pursue further education, or engage in personal projects. Diverse Experience Temporary positions provide the opportunity to work on a variety of projects. This exposure can be incredibly beneficial for building a versatile skill set. Workers can gain experience with different construction techniques, materials, and work environments, making them more attractive to future employers. Networking Opportunities Temporary jobs allow workers to meet a wide range of industry professionals. Building a robust network can open doors to new opportunities and provide valuable references for future job searches. Each project becomes a chance to prove one's abilities to new colleagues and supervisors. Quick Entry Temporary jobs often have shorter hiring processes compared to permanent positions. This quick entry can be beneficial for those looking to start working immediately, whether they are new to the industry or between permanent roles. Cons Job Security The most notable drawback of temporary construction jobs is the lack of job security. Once a project is completed, workers must seek new employment, which can lead to periods of unemployment. This uncertainty can be stressful, especially for those with financial obligations or dependents. Benefits and Stability Temporary positions typically do not offer the same benefits as permanent roles. Health insurance, Pensions, and paid time off are often not included, which can affect long-term financial stability and well-being. Permanent Construction Jobs Pros Job Security Permanent construction jobs provide a level of job security that temporary positions cannot match. Workers have a steady income and do not need to constantly search for their next project. This stability is crucial for those with families or long-term financial commitments. Benefits Permanent employees usually receive a comprehensive benefits package, including pensions, sick leave and paid leave. These benefits are essential for maintaining a good quality of life and planning for the future. Career Development Permanent positions often come with opportunities for career advancement. Employers are more likely to invest in training and professional development for their long-term staff. This can lead to promotions, salary increases, and a clear career path. Sense of Belonging Working with the same company over an extended period fosters a sense of belonging and team cohesion. Building strong relationships with colleagues and feeling part of a community can enhance job satisfaction and overall happiness. Cons Less Flexibility Permanent jobs require a long-term commitment, which can limit personal freedom and flexibility. Workers may find it challenging to take extended breaks or pursue side projects, as they are expected to be available consistently. Limited Variety While some permanent positions offer diverse projects, others may involve repetitive tasks or working in the same environment for years. This lack of variety can lead to stagnation and reduced motivation for those who thrive on new challenges. Slower Hiring Process Securing a permanent job often involves a more rigorous hiring process. Background checks, multiple interviews, and extensive paperwork can delay the start date. This can be a disadvantage for those eager to begin work immediately. Making the Right Choice Choosing between temporary and permanent construction jobs depends on individual priorities and circumstances. Those who value flexibility, diverse experiences, and quick job entry may find temporary positions more appealing. Conversely, individuals seeking job security, benefits, career development, and a sense of belonging might prefer permanent roles. At Precision Recruitment Group, we help construction professionals navigate these choices by offering tailored advice and matching them with opportunities that align with their goals. Whether you're looking for the freedom of temporary work or the stability of a permanent position, we are here to support your career journey. About Precision Recruitment Group Precision Recruitment Group specialises in connecting skilled construction professionals with top employers. Our extensive network and industry expertise ensures that we can find the right match for your skills and career aspirations. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you achieve your professional goals.

  • PRG - Wellbeing Programme

    Rochdale-based recruitment company Precision Recruitment Group are delighted to announce the launch of their new Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), supporting the wellbeing of its employees and workforce. The programme is designed to help their employees and workforce with any problems that they might be having, helping them to work through issues, including those related to mental health. - 24/7 Helpline Access - Online booking for support - Access to confidential counselling delivered by accredited specialists - Access to legal, debt, and life management advice - Access to hundreds of pages of wellbeing content and resources - Topics covered: Mental Health, Work, Law, Money, Family, Older People, Wellness, Addiction The wellbeing programme is not something that they must offer by law, but it is a benefit that their employees and workforce deeply appreciates. The service is free and is provided by an independent mental health company. Speaking about the EAP, Carl Bennion, Director at PRG, said: “The construction industry is well known for its physically demanding and stressful work environment, which can have a significant impact on workers mental health and wellbeing. However, introducing our PRG wellbeing programme can help address these issues and promote mental health and wellbeing among our workforce. As a company we are huge champions of mental health, and this is another way of showing our workforce that we care, and they are very much appreciated.” If you are part of our workforce and want a confidential discussion on how to access any of the above free services available to you, contact our wellbeing specialist 07359134507

  • Job Of The Month - Senior Site Manager - £90K

    The Company Owing to an increase in workload, our client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Site Manager for a £40-£45M steel frame and cladding package. They already have a strong team in place on site and looking for a Senior Site Manager to join the team. The Role As a Senior Site Manager, you will be responsible for safe and timely delivery of the steel package, leading by example and managing your team to successfully deliver. You will report directly to project director who is based on site. Our client is not after a manager who is going to be in the cabin sat at your desk. You will be very much in the thick of it, on site driving the sub-contractors to safely deliver. You will be responsible for the management of four sub-contractors, leading them by example. Oversee resource allocation, including labour, materials, and equipment, to ensure efficient project delivery. Sub-contract programming/planning. Manage to budget and complete within agreed deadlines. Manage, motivate, and appraise team members. Maintaining Health and Safety. Coordinate with architects, engineers, fabricators, and subcontractors to ensure project requirements are met. You will be working long hours 07.00-17.00 as a minimum and maybe weekends hence the salary. About You To be considered for this position you must demonstrate that you have successfully worked on and delivered similar steel frame projects with a minimum value of £40M. You will be highly motivated and be able to work in a busy, pressured environment working to tight deadlines. PLEASE NOTE – Our client is looking for a candidate who has proven track record of delivering steel frame projects from start to finish for steel frame contractors or a main contractor. SMSTS 5 Day Health & Safety / CSCS Card / First Aid At Work Experience in Steel Frame projects from start to completion IT Literate – You must have excellent IT skills Apply & Rewards For your skills and experience they can offer an excellent salary of around - £80,000 - £90,000 + excellent company benefits. You will be joining an excellent company who value their staff and are fully committed to supporting you and building an inclusive and diverse workplace. For more information call Carl Bennion 07359134507 for a confidential chat between the hours of 7.00AM – 7.00PM or go to our "Search Jobs" section on our website to upload your CV.

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  • Site Engineer Bradford - undefined

    THE COMPANY Our client is a well-respected Yorkshire-based civil engineering contractor, who works across a number of Joint Ventures, Public-Private Partnerships, and alternative forms of contract. They have recently secured various schemes ranging from highway work to local authority packages, and are looking for an experienced Site Engineer/Setting Out Engineer to join their existing team. THE ROLE You will be working on 278 Works / Public Realm / Paving / Earthworks / Retaining Walls / New Road Construction / Road Surfacing / Road Junctions / Round About / Drainage / Externals / Landscaping Setting Out (Groundworks, Drainage, Foundations, Landscaping All associated paperwork / Record Keeping / QA Sub-contract Dealing with all technical queries and issues Oversee revision of drawings, ensuring that designs adhere to building regulations Managing all permits Liaise with sub-contractors and the Site Management team Communicating and technical support to colleagues and Sub Contractors ABOUT YOU As a Site Engineer/Setting Out Engineer, you must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working on highways and public realm schemes to be considered for this vacancy. Civil Engineering/Construction Management Qualification e.g. HNC/HND/Degree level Experience working as a Site Engineer minim 5 Years Strong interpersonal and communication skills Ability to use initiative to identify and solve problems Excellent planning and time management skills Strong attention to detail Site Engineer APPLY AND REWARDS For your skills and experience, we can offer an excellent day shift rate of £300 working 8.5 hours Monday to Friday, Saturdays will be available from April at £300 day rate working half day. For more information call me Carl Bennion on 07359134507 or a confidential chat between the hours of 7.30AM – 7.30PM or just click 'Apply Now' and send your CV. Don’t forget to give our PRG Social Media platforms a follow which will include jobs, candidate of the month rewards, events, competitions, and general construction news which can be found on our website www.pr-group.uk By submitting your job application, you are hereby giving us your consent to use your personal data for recruitment purposes detailed in our GDPR Policy Document. This will be emailed to you along with confirmation that you are registered on our database. APPLY NOW JOB SECTOR Civil & Infrastructure LOCATION Bradford JOB TYPE Freelance SALARY RANGE NA HOURLY RATE £30 - £35 REFERENCE NUMBER 10053 JOB TITLE Site Engineer BACK TO JOB SEARCH JOB SPECIFICATION

  • Senior Site Manager Deeside - undefined

    THE COMPANY Owing to an increase in workload, our client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Site Manager for a £40-£45M steel frame and cladding package. They already have a strong team in place on site and looking for a Senior Site Manager to join the team. THE ROLE As a Senior Site Manager, you will be responsible for safe and timely delivery of the steel package, leading by example and managing your team to successfully deliver. You will report directly to project director who is based on site. Our client is not after a manager who is going to be in the cabin sat at your desk. You will be very much in the thick of it, on site driving the sub-contractors to safely deliver. You will be responsible for the management of four sub-contractors, leading them by example. Oversee resource allocation, including labour, materials, and equipment, to ensure efficient project delivery. Sub-contract programming/planning. Manage to budget and complete within agreed deadlines. Manage, motivate, and appraise team members. Maintaining Health and Safety. Coordinate with architects, engineers, fabricators, and subcontractors to ensure project requirements are met. You will be working long hours 07.00-17.00 as a minimum and maybe weekends hence the salary. ABOUT YOU To be considered for this position you must demonstrate that you have successfully worked on and delivered similar steel frame projects with a minimum value of £40M. You will be highly motivated and be able to work in a busy, pressured environment working to tight deadlines. PLEASE NOTE – Our client is looking for a candidate who has proven track record of delivering steel frame projects from start to finish for steel frame contractors or a main contractor. SMSTS 5 Day Health & Safety / CSCS Card / First Aid At Work Experience in Steel Frame projects from start to completion IT Literate – You must have excellent IT skills Senior Site Manager APPLY AND REWARDS For your skills and experience they can offer an excellent salary of around - £80,000 - £90,000 + excellent company benefits. You will be joining an excellent company who value their staff and are fully committed to supporting you and building an inclusive and diverse workplace. For more information call Carl Bennion 07359134507 for a confidential chat between the hours of 7.00AM – 7.00PM or just click 'Apply Now' and send your CV. Don’t forget to give our PRG Social Media platforms a follow which will include jobs, candidate of the month rewards, events, competitions, and general construction news. By submitting your job application, you are hereby giving us your consent to use your personal data for recruitment purposes detailed in our GDPR Policy Document. This will be emailed to you along with confirmation that you are registered on our database. APPLY NOW JOB SECTOR Commercial & Build LOCATION Deeside JOB TYPE Permanent SALARY RANGE £81k - £100k HOURLY RATE NA REFERENCE NUMBER 730855 JOB TITLE Senior Site Manager BACK TO JOB SEARCH JOB SPECIFICATION

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