Careers

At Avonline Flooring our staff are our greatest asset, so we provide a comprehensive benefits package which typically includes paid holidays, pension, life assurance and disability benefit.

As a company that has held ISO 9000:2001 since 1989 and is also ISO 14001 (Environmental) and OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety) accredited, we are committed to providing our teams with the training and equipment to carry out their roles to the best of their ability. Supervisors and managers are typically incentivised with Performance Related Pay as an element of their salary package.

If you can’t find the information that you are looking for on either this page or the linked pages please feel free to email our Human Resources team with your query (hr@avonline.co.uk). Remember to leave us your contact details and your query and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Floor Screeding gangs (traditional & flowing)

Due to continued expansion Avonline Flooring, one of the UK’s leading Field Service providers is looking to recruit experienced screed gangs (sand & cement and flowing) to join our screeding division on a Subcontract basis.

We require experienced Screeders for contracts in the South West and Scotland

Subcontractors must be confident in working with high quality materials and be able to work to demanding programmes including shift works when necessary.

Must have experience working on large construction projects and posses a valid CSCS card.

Please contact our National Underfloor Heating and Screed Manager Keelan Dudbridge on: 0117 9022084/08001303132

Email Avonline and attached CV

Flooring Contract Site Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF ROLE:

To project manage all onsite activities, liaising with the client in order to complete flooring contract in line with customer requirements and to budget. Manage onsite resources to ensure delivery to timescales, work quality, health and safety, deliveries to site. Developing relationships and creating forward opportunities with onsite Quantity surveyors and contract managers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Management of specific flooring projects nationally as agreed with flooring manager
• Attend Pre Contract award meetings
• Liaise with Client to deliver work packages to agreed time-scales
• Manage resources onsite to ensure highest quality of workmanship is maintained and to ensure works are in line with agreed work packages
• Project control and reporting; measurement of works, attend site meetings, quality of works, health and safety of works, resource requirements, contract resource wages, reporting daily/weekly of progress internally and to client, seek agreements to variation orders onsite, attend pre let meetings
• Supplier ordering and delivery in line with contract timeline
• Ensure good customer relationship management processes and information management practices are in place with each client
• Work with the engineering installation and project management teams to develop appropriate solutions to meet customer needs
• Project a professional and competent image of Avonline at all times
• Operate at all times in accordance with health and safety at work legislation
• Undertake any other tasks or responsibilities in line with the scope and level of responsibility of the post, which might reasonably be required

PERSON SPECIFICATION / PROFESSIONAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

• Worked in a similar management or Supervisory role previously
• Experience in project management
• Effective Leadership and communication skills
• Self motivated, able to motivate others effectively
• Good Managerial skills
• Results orientated
• Awareness of Customer Satisfaction for both internal and external sources
• Accepts and stimulates change within working environment
• A good understanding of commercial flooring and the construction industry. Preferred not essential as ongoing training will be provided
• Good understanding of installation principles for all flooring and hygienic walling solutions preferred not essential as ongoing training will be provided
• Clean driving licence

 

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Flooring Fitter

Due to continued expansion Avonline plc one of the UK’s leading Field Service providers Companies is looking to recruit experienced Floor Fitters to join our Flooring Division

Experience in:
Vinyl-Safety Flooring, Marmoleum, Rubber, Commercial Carpet, Soft and Hardwood Flooring, Acoustic, Sports Halls, Resin.
We also require fitters for Hygienic wall coverings such as white-rock.

Must have experience working on large contracts and has at least 5 years experience and possess a clean driving license

 

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Quantity Surveyor

Reports to: Operations director
Business: Commercial Flooring, Screed, Under floor heating and Raised Access flooring contractor
Primary purpose:
The successful Quantity Surveyor will be expected to take the lead on all live contracts for the valuations, Variations, contract negotiations and Final account resolutions. The successful Quantity Surveyor will have a commercial builder background and/or experience working on all types of standard contracts both new build and refurbishment. You will possess knowledge of standard forms of contract (NEC / JCT).

Key Responsibilities

• Performing risk and value management
• Advising on procurement strategy;
• Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
• Analysing costing for tenders;
• Providing advice on contractual claims;
• Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
• valuing completed work and arranging payments;
• Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
• Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations.
• Cost Control or projects/ contracts
• Preparing and submitting final accounts
• Control of additional works/ variations
• Contract Invoicing verification
Professional Skills/ Experience: • Worked in a similar role previously for a tier 1 or 2 builder
• Experience in contract terminology.
• Effective Leadership and communication skills.
• Self motivated, able to motivate others effectively
• Good Managerial skills
• Results orientated
• Awareness of Customer Satisfaction for both internal and external sources.
• Accepts and stimulates change within working environment
• A good understanding of the construction industry.
• A good understanding of the tier 1&2 builders processes and procedures.
• Clean Driving Licence
Personal Qualities:
•The potential, drive and ambition to develop your career in a commercial and fast-paced environment.
•The personal credibility to talk to all levels, typically dealing with Senior quantity surveyors, Quantity Surveyors, project managers and senior decision makers.
• Passionate, professional, personable, motivated and dedicated.
• Good probing skills to identify areas of opportunity.
•Evidence of good interpersonal and communication skills. Highly personally credible with customers
• Able to liaise effectively with tradesman and project management teams.

Remuneration package:

Hours of work – 40 Hrs based on working 5 day week (Monday-Friday)
Salary range – Depending on experience + car allowance or company car
PRP – £0-8K Annual performance bonus paid Quarterly. Based on achieving monthly team
targets which will consist of Budgeted revenue and Margin targets.
Fuel Benefit – Business miles as per Government guidelines paid via agreed expenses
Holiday – 20 days annual holiday.
Location – Bristol (this is a national role and is primarily based in Bristol)

 

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Managing Quantity Surveyor

You will be working as part the Flooring Team based in Bristol.

Avonline plc’s Commercial Flooring division, Avonline Flooring, has turnover in the region of £10m per annum and provides a full flooring service from slab to finish, including under floor heating and screed as well as all forms of carpet, vinyl, linoleum, wood and rubber flooring along with subfloor preparation and comprehensive finishing options. We also carry out specialist flooring projects, and are experienced in the requirements of sports, acoustic, and healthcare application. Our projects range from £250k to £3m over anything from a few weeks to several years.

We take pride in getting the job done, and done well, whatever the on-site constraints and difficulties. We work for many of the country’s largest building contractors and our impressive track record demonstrates our experience across most commercial construction sectors. With industry-leading quality, health and safety and environmental accreditations and comprehensive in-house training facilities for our teams, we work to the very highest standards.

We are now looking for a new position of Managing Quantity surveyor to maximize our return on each project by making sure we know what our commitments are to our customer and what our customer’s commitments are to us. This role will require you to manage all non-operational aspects of the contract, so you will need to know each one inside & out. You will also have to develop a strong relationship with the internal & external QS/Manager of each project. You will be expected to get involved from the earliest contract meetings to the final account submissions, making sure we are protected and able to maximize our margins.
Duties will include:-
*Attend Prestart meetings with customers so that we can ensure we capture all contract information, talk about any additions we want adding for our protection and overall to enable us to have a comprehensive understanding of what is involved and what we have both agreed to prior to signing a new project contract.
* Co-ordination and presentation of reports relating to new work awarded and key project timelines.
* Manage the system contract set up process to ensure we have the info we need to commence the management of the project.
* On all awarded contracts understand the payment process and timelines. Pass relevant key information to Flooring Credit controller and support them with any queries relating to non-payment of valuations.
* Track the progress of all applications & submissions of variations to ensure deadlines are hit and therefore payment is made on time.

*Assist the Ops Director and Senior Flooring Managers with preparation of Month End revenue reporting ensuring all work unbilled is recorded accurately.
* Manage the end to end process on all contract variations, making sure all relevant supporting documentation is prepared and approved on an ongoing basis and submissions are made as per the contract timeline.
* Lead monthly meetings with contract managers on any variations and contract issues highlighting any items that will delay projects or payment to FOD/FD.
* Prepare Flooring Monthly KPI reports to strict deadlines.
* Attend & contribute to Chairman’s monthly margin review meetings.
* Manage the process of recording and improving internal staff & contractor’s productivity.
* Manage the end to end final accounts process making sure the final application and any additional claims are submitted in line with contract timelines.
* Attend, as required, final account meetings to ensure we receive payment for all completed works.
* Manage and lead the team of quantity surveyors.

You will have a strong background in Contracts Management or Quantity Surveying in the construction/utility industry. You will be professionally qualified in a relevant commercial discipline.
To succeed in this role it is essential that you build up an excellent relationship with the QS on each project both internally and externally as they are critical to the process running smoothly and payments being received on time, so you will be able to communicate effectively in person as well as by telephone and email.
You will need to demonstrate your commercial understanding of project maximisation of margins and contract compliance.
You will be experienced in developing processes and procedures to improve business efficiencies. You will have good IT skills, including Excel data manipulation.
You will be working closely with the busy flooring team who have operational responsibilities that often have a higher priority for them than contract concerns so you will need to be understanding of their pressures at the same time as acquiring the information or support you need from them to make sure we maximise our return and hit our timetable deadlines for submission of valuations, variations and final accounts
This role would suit someone with proven QS skills who wants to move into contract management.

KEY PERSONAL SKILLS

Experience as a Managing Quantity Surveyor or similar with a proven track record preferably in the construction/building industry.
Process driven with good negotiating skills.
Confident in managing a team and coordinating the different functions with the business to achieve company objectives.
Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
Good analytical skills.
Organised and accurate.
Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Able to work unsupervised when needed.
Flexible and enjoy working in a team environment.

Email Avonline and attached CV