BUILD YOUR FUTURE WITH US

At Andrew Scott Ltd, we specialise in the construction of both Civil Engineering and Building projects, such as roads and bridges, schools to sports stadiums. We even refurbish existing buildings, several of which have been of historic interest.

We have an annual turnover of around £45m and employ some 200+ staff, which makes us a long-term local employer – we’ve been around since 1870.
Our construction projects rely on a wide range of skilled people to successfully deliver our clients’ projects. Our project teams and supply chain partners work together to ensure that designs are turned into actual buildings which meet our clients’ expectations.

There are many different career opportunities available to you including:

Bid Manager

The person who leads the tender process, and works with a range of people to create a technical and cost proposal which allows a client to select us as their preferred construction partner.

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Site Engineer

The person who takes the design drawings and works with our supply chain specialists to build in the right places, to the right quality and in a safe way.

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Design Manager

The person responsible for managing architect’s and engineer’s designs, making sure the design is safe, buildable and meets client requirements for; use, maintenance and running cost.

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Planning Manager

The person who calculates how long different building activities take and what workforce and equipment is needed to complete construction on time.

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Project Manager

The person responsible for a construction project from start-to-finish. They are the client’s direct point of contact and lead the project team.

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Quantity Surveyor

The person who manages the project’s cost to meet the client’s budget.

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Apprentices

 

We support a wide range of trade apprenticeships, which is a way of learning a NVQ construction skill at college whilst gaining supervised work experience at the same time.
We also work in partnership with specialist apprentice organisations, Cyfle (for projects in West Wales) and Y-Prentis (for projects in East Wales), who help us link their registered apprentices to work placement opportunities with our on-site specialist contractors.

Some of our best project managers began their working life as apprentices with us, and have now progressed through the ranks to senior positions, running their own construction projects.
To find out more about Cyfle and Y-Prentis, use the following links:

www.cyflebuilding.co.uk

www.yprentis.co.uk

“I feel that the amount I have learnt during my placement with Andrew Scott Ltd is my greatest achievement. It has provided me with a level of experience that far surpasses many of my peers from my University course and it’s what sets me apart from them”Callum, Apprentice Engineer

 

Under Graduates

 

We offer work experience placements in our offices and on our construction sites, to students who are undertaking university courses which will lead to a professional career in construction.

Professional careers include:

  • Engineering (Civil and Building)
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction
  • Management
  • Design

Placements are available during holiday periods and for those who require a year-in-industry as part of a sandwich course.

Darcie is a Civil Engineering graduate studying at Swansea University, and undertook her ‘Year-in-Industry’, assisting our in-house Design team and on-site team successfully constructed an industrial building in Newport.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute of working with such a dedicated, friendly team of professionals and on completion of my MEng Masters, it would be lovely to start my professional career with Andrew Scott.”Darcie, Civil Engineering graduate

Graduate Development

 

Graduates add exceptional value to our business and help maintain our position as a long-standing and sustainable construction company, and as such we place a high importance on their professional training and development.

Our Graduates receive a ‘tailor-made’ development programme which will build on their existing skills, job discipline and professional qualification target (RICS, ICE, CIOB).
Graduates benefit from;

  • Structured on-site experience
  • Mentoring and support from experience senior managers
  • Support in achieving professional qualifications
  • In-house and external training courses and Regular development reviews.

It remains our aim to develop, and most importantly, retain talented people who help differentiate us in the construction marketplace.

“I joined Andrew Scott Ltd in 2012 with a degree in Architectural Technology. Working with my mentor, it became apparent that the Company required a BIM Coordinator to meet future project requirements. A structured development plan was put in place along with financial support, which has allowed me to achieve a Master Degree in BIM and Sustainability from the University of South Wales.”Chris Wilde, BIM Coordinator

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