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Careers at TG Escapes

Dec 22, 2023 | Page

TG Escapes is a fast-growing business and we are on the lookout for talent to join our team. if you think you would be a good fit, please email your CV and cover letter to apply@tgescapes.co.uk.

About TG Escapes:

TG Escapes is a privately owned company and growing timber-frame construction business based in Coventry. We design and build modular, eco- friendly buildings, for both the public and private sector, while also providing a fully inclusive installation. We are committed to creating sustainable, innovative, and inspiring spaces that enhance the quality of life and learning experiences. Our team is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of design and construction while prioritising environmental responsibility. Founded in 2003, we have successfully delivered over 800 projects. But most of all, we are passionate about the service we provide our clients and passionate about our people and planet.

Why Join TG Escapes:

路 Opportunity to work on cutting-edge modular building projects that positively impact the environment and communities.
路 Collaborative and innovative work culture.
路 Benefits inc: Hybrid Working, TG Challenge, The Great Escape Day & 25 days Holiday
路 Professional development and growth opportunities within the company
路 Commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly design.

Currently Recruiting for:

Project Engineer (Structures)

Salary: 拢35,000 鈥 拢45,000
Location: Coventry (Hybrid)

Job Description:

We seek a talented and experienced Structural Engineer to join our dynamic team at TG Escapes. As a Structural Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing and developing our innovative modular buildings. You will work closely with our multidisciplinary team of architects, designers, and project managers to ensure our projects' structural integrity, safety, and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

路 Conduct structural analysis and design calculations to ensure the structural integrity of our Timber buildings.
路 Collaborate with architects and designers to develop innovative and cost-effective structural solutions.
路 Perform site visits and assessments to gather necessary data and assess the existing conditions.
路 Create detailed structural drawings and specifications for construction purposes.
路 Ensure compliance with all relevant building codes, regulations, and industry standards.
路 Collaborate with the project management team to oversee construction and provide structural guidance during the build phase.
路 Review and approve structural drawings and plans produced by Graduate Engineers and Timber Frame Designers.
路 Stay up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in structural engineering to bring innovative and sustainable ideas to the team.
路 Participate in project meetings and communicate effectively with clients and stakeholders.
路 Provide technical support and guidance to the construction team throughout the project lifecycle.

Qualifications & Experience:

路 Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (Master's degree preferred).
路 IEng or Near chartered CEng with the IStructE or ICE
路 Minimum of 4 years of experience in structural engineering.
路 Proficiency in structural design software such as AutoCAD, Revit, and Masterseries
路 Strong knowledge of Eurocodes codes and Building regulations.

Skills:

路 Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
路 Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
路 Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
路 Experience in the Timber or modular building industry is a plus.

If you are a passionate and experienced Structural Engineer who is excited about contributing to innovative building solutions, we encourage you to apply for this position at TG Escapes.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your relevant experience, and any relevant certifications to Matt Gill at apply@tgescapes.co.uk. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and talented Structural Engineer to our team! Please do not apply if you currently reside outside of the UK or don鈥檛 have a relevant work visa and NI Number.

Sales Support Administrator (Construction)

The main aim of this role will be to support the very start of a customer journey and building relationships, identify new business stream opportunities, maintain relationships with and manage existing clients to identify new opportunities with the construction industry. Proven ability to juggle multiple clients and work streams at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail. Strategic planning is key.

We pride ourselves in creating stunning bespoke timber frame modular buildings with endless possibilities. Fully inclusive modern method building services including design and build to a broad education & commercial client base and are seeking a motivated self-starter, who thrives in busy fast paced environments, has great communication skills and is confident talking to customers.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the role sits within a small sales team and will provide sales support for both the sales surveyors and business development manager. This role is key to delivering the exceptional level of service we aim to provide our clients. Consistently. Every day.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effective and efficient handling of sales enquiries, managing from inception to initial meetings and surveys. Gathering all relevant information to inform the next steps.
  • Efficiently capturing relevant data and ensuring CRM is populated and up to date.
  • Follow-up quotes to maximise conversion, together with reengaging with past and potential customers.
  • Maintenance of correspondence with each potential customer.
  • Arranging and booking of TEAMS meetings with potential customers with supporting diary management for the sales manager and surveyor.
  • Support the growth aspirations of the business.

Skills and qualifications required.

  • Ability to manage a varied workload with conflicting deadlines and multiple simultaneous tasks.
  • Sales CRM system administration, inputting, record keeping, being able to process tasks, diary management and to produce sales reports as required.
  • PC and Office literate e.g. Excel, Word. Basic awareness of contract law.
  • Experience within an administrative role, preferably within a corporate/highly commercial environment.
  • Ideally, you will have progressed from further education within a commercial setting, but you would be educated to minimum GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths.
  • Positive DBS certificate would have to be acquired prior to appointment as some work in schools and other places that require this certification.
  • Have a great telephone manner with the ability to confidently control a conversation and provide each customer with exemplary levels of service.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment, maintaining a strong attention to detail.
  • Ideally, access to a car and a full UK driving licence would be an advantage.
  • Manage sales inquiries as they come in and deal with each one appropriately.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate and present data in a clear and concise manner to both internal & external stakeholders across all levels.

Although based in Coventry, Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

Office Based role (Coventry Head Office) - Mon to Fri 8:00 to 17:00

In return

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Clear career progression
  • Ongoing training and development.

In a very fast-growing business, with a recognised brand, there is an opportunity for this person to define their own role and become an invaluable member of our expanding team. With your confidence and determination in managing customer sales opportunities, together with leading improvements and changes where required, there is scope for fast further development in our progressive company, where we all wear a range of different hats at times.

Applications in the first instance by email: matt@tgescapes.co.uk

Job Type: Full-time

Diversity Statement

We are an equal-opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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TG Escapes
Providing net-zero timber frame buildings since 2003. As a gold member of the Structural Timber Association we are fully compliant to design, manufacture and build giving us full control of the quality of all the timber components in our system.

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