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Lead Quantity Surveyor

Our client, a renowned engineering contractor working primarily in the global rail industry is looking to source an experienced Lead Quantity Surveyor on a permanent staff basis based in there offices in West-London. This is a chance to join a global engineering firm working on one of the most prestigious projects in the rail industry.The Lead Quantity Surveyor will have the following roles and responsibilities:Acting as the project commercial lead and supporting the commercial management of the

  • West London
  • £50,000 / annum
  • Permanent
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Mechanical Engineer

Job title: Mechanical EngineerType: PermanentLocation: LeedsContract rate: £28 per hourJob Reference: 1610-115An exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer has arisen to work for one of the top engineering consultancies within the UK Water Industry.Role As part of the Design Team the role has responsibility for providing support in all areas of Mechanical Engineering in the development of efficient technical solutions that will deliver improvements to wastewater treatment facilities in line

  • Wakefield
  • £28 / hour
  • Contract
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Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant has arisen to work for one of the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firms based in Birmingham. The successful candidate will be working in a dynamic environment as part of a rapidly expanding nuclear sector team where they will be delivering engineering services and advisory services to a wide range of projects.On a daily basis you will be:Reporting to the principal consultant.Managing selected projects

  • Birmingham
  • £0 / annum
  • Permanent
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Electrician & Electrician Mates

We are now recruiting for fully qualified electricians to work nights on a major station upgrade on the London Underground.You will be working on a station refurbishment installing containment, trunking, Conduit, tray work, trunking and more. To be considered for this role you must have a proven background working on the underground and installing metalwork to a high standard. The project is very high profile and will receive a large amount of focus from the main contractor. This is a long term

  • Bank
  • £140 / day
  • Contract
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  • Rail recruitment experts celebrate 5th anniversary in style after record growth


    Since establishing 5 years ago in September 2011, Advance-TRS has grown from one man’s idea into a £18 million turnover business boasting 30 staff and some of the best recruiters in the industry. Group Managing Director Andy Ridout’s unique energy and dedication has inspired and driven the team to place over 1,170 rail professionals in the past 5 years, helping place the company as one of the sector’s leading suppliers of contractors and permanent staff.With plans to more than double the work force again in the next 3 years, the rapidly growing team shares Andy’s commitment to providing excellent customer service to both candidates and clients alike, finding the best candidates for each role.Building on more than 70 years of combined industry experience and mobilising the dynamism of new recruits, the team are going from strength to strength. In the last year alone the company has nearly doubled in size, expanding the admin, finance, marketing, compliance and sales teams. In order to accommodate this extraordinary growth, the team recently celebrated an office expansion which has nearly doubled their office space, spanning two large floors in central Guildford.All of this has been achieved whilst maintaining a singular dedication to excellent customer service. Following a collaborative consultation process with directors and staff, the company’s Core Values of Quality, Commitment, Integrity, Honesty and Loyalty were rolled out at this year’s Annual Summer Conference.With business development plans firmly rooted in these five principles, Advance-TRS aims to continue this pattern of growth whilst maintaining their strong reputation as dependable, effective and honest.Advance-TRS’s high standards have also been recognised by a number of awards and qualifications, operating ISO 9001 certification, the world’s most popular quality management system, attaining OHSAS 18001, the internationally recognised hallmark for occupational health and safety management best practice and placing as a finalist in the coveted Recruitment Excellence category at the 2016 UK Rail Industry Awards.Following success in the rail sector, head chief Ridout identified opportunities to expand into three new sectors in autumn 2015, expanding the business to incorporate the Water & Utilities, Telecoms and Energy sectors.“Advance-TRS’ success has been proof that hard work and a dedication to delivering excellent service pays off.” Andy explains, reflecting on the last 5 years.“Now the team and I are more motivated than ever to continue this sensational track record of growth and are excited for what the future brings.”“Together we can all advance”

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  • Advance-TRS Marketing Director scales new heights for Railway Children


    Advance-TRS’s Marketing Director Vicky Ridout is due to join a team of rail professionals to climb Mount Kenya this September.Since Andy Ridout established the rail recruitment firm in 2011 Advance-TRS has had a strong association with international children’s charity Railway Children. Andy has already completed mega triathlons, marathons and climbed Everest to raise money and awareness for the street children supported by Railway Children. Now Marketing Director Vicky has taken up her own challenge for the charity.“I'm sure everyone who knows me will be surprised by the fact that I have signed up to partake in a monumental climb of the 17000ft Mount Kenya” explains Vicky.“This will be a huge personal challenge and something quite out of character but I am excited about this latest opportunity to work with Railway Children and help to give all children the right to be children, a right to education and a right to wake up each morning in a safe place without fear.”Vicky’s hike will lead her to Point Lenana, the highest trekking point of Mount Kenya via dense rain forest, vast moorlands, rocky valleys and deep rocky gorges.Once the climb and descent is complete Vicky and her fellow hikers will make the journey to the streets of Kitale, the location of one of the many Railway Children project centres and an area renowned for its vast amount of children street children. Here she will meet with the young people helped by the project and see the impact of living on the streets up close. In Kenya 250,000 children live on the streets and in the UK a child runs away from home every 5 minutes. Show your support and donate online via Vicky’s Virgin Money Giving page or track Vicky’s progress by following Advance-TRS on social media.Your donation can make all the difference for young people abroad and in the UK. Just £3 could feed a child 3 times a day in a Railway Children shelter for a week in India.£10 could keep a Railway Children team member on the streets in the UK for an hour.£20 could provide overnight clothing and toiletries for a child at a runaway refuge within the UK.£60 could fund a medical check-up and medication for a child in Kenya for a year.£100 would give a child in India 3 meals a day, new clothing, healthcare, counselling, basic education and protection for up to 6 months.“Together we can all advance.” 

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