Careers

Form Business Administrator 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Administrator to join our growing team.

You will be an integral front facing part of Form Consulting. You will be joining a new practice in its relative infancy and have involvement in the development of a growing business!

This role would ideally suit someone who has experience working for a variety of companies and been involved in the business development and its daily duties.

Anything from marketing, accounts, sales, client liaison, senior management support to project management. You will be the go-to person and essentially be running the daily operations of the company.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide general administrative support to the company Directors and other Form employees.
  • Taking all company calls, initial phone and website enquiries, liaise with existing clients, setting up new projects, sending fee proposals, maintaining databases, preparing reports.
  • Client file management, diary management, organisation of site visits.
  • Maintaining HR, holiday and personnel records.
  • Recruitment, liaising with recruiters and potential new employees as required.
  • Creating professional social media posts and writing website content – e.g. blogs and projects.
  • Maintaining accurate and thorough sales records, chasing outstanding fee proposals, maintaining sales databases.
  • Driving B2B sales alongside the company director – e.g. mailouts, letters to and meetings with industry professionals.
  • Keeping track of project stages and work in progress for invoicing.
  • IT trouble shooting, ordering equipment and company stationery supplies.

Required skills:

  • Excellent IT, communication and customer service skills.
  • A proactive, conscientious and resourceful attitude.
  • Office management experience or proven administrative experience.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in updating websites and writing content/ managing social media accounts.
  • Knowledge of accounting packages.
  • Experience with project management/ CRM software.
  • Experience in office move/ business set up and relocation.

Based in Truro we operate throughout Devon and Cornwall. We currently work mostly in the residential and commercial sectors on a wide spectrum of projects that range in size from small domestic alterations up to large multi-million pound projects in interesting locations.

As a business we are also based in the same building as Laurence Associates, this opportunity would enable you to work alongside an experienced team of architects, technicians and planners.

It’s an excellent opportunity to be part of an already very busy and growing company. The existing team are welcoming and well established in their fields, so this also offers a great opportunity to learn and develop the role as required.

The role is full time, 37.5 hours, Mon – Fri 08:30 am – 5 pm.

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 depending on experience.

We offer a competitive benefits package, flexi-time work patterns and onsite parking.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter to emilyc@formconsulting.co.uk

Form Structural Engineers

We have an exciting opportunity for a Structural Engineer to join our growing team.

You will be joining a new practice in its infancy, you will not only be able to put your existing experience to good use but also be able to gain and understanding and have involvement in the development of a new business!

Based in Truro we operate throughout Devon and Cornwall. We currently work mostly in the residential and commercial sectors on a wide spectrum of projects that range in size from small domestic alterations up to large multi-million pound projects in interesting locations. We are looking for an engineer capable of creative thinking to resolve design challenges whilst undertaking the detailed structural design and analysis of elements and frames in concrete, steel, timber and masonry, liaising directly with architects and other members of the design team to meet project deadlines.

It’s an excellent opportunity to be part of an already very busy and growing company. The existing team are welcoming and well established in their fields so this also offers a great opportunity to learn and develop from them.

There will be the opportunity to complete inspections of existing buildings and site visits during construction to confirm design compliance.

All candidates need to have a suitable engineering degree MEng/BEng in civil or structural engineering,
ideally with 2+ years of experience and working towards chartership with the IStructE or ICE.

Strong communication, analysis and technical design skills are essential.

If you are a motivated person looking for a challenge with a busy and growing team who will advocate our values of excellence and team work we’d love to hear from you!

Structural Engineer £35-45k depending upon experience.

Please send your CV and cover letter to Emily Caulfield at emilyc@formconsulting.co.uk.

Form Structural Technicians 

We have an exciting opportunity for a structural technician to join our growing team.

Working mostly in the residential and commercial sectors we are looking for a capable structural technician. Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD is essential and 3D modelling experience using Revit is desirable.

The technician will be responsible for the creation and management of structural engineering drawings and models to communicate the structural design in a clear, organised and well-presented manner.

Good communication skill are essential, the technician will be expected to liaise with other design team members and manage drawings through online document systems.

Position overview:

• Create detailed technical drawings and building models in 2D and 3D.
• Produce plans, sections elevations from the models to communicate the structural design.
• Use Building Information Modelling to integrate the structural design with the architecture and building services to provide a co-ordinated design.
• Use of online document systems.
• Conduct site visits and surveys.

Experience and skills:

• Ideally HNC / HND in a Civil or Structural Engineering / Construction Discipline.
• Ability to liaise with clients and contractors.
• Proficient AutoCAD user with experience in other design packages including Revit.
• Broad technical knowledge in structural detailing.
• 3D modelling, BIM, and architectural visualisation skills.
• RC detailing experience is beneficial.

The ideal candidate will be an motivated person, who advocates our values of excellence and teamwork and wishes to be part of Form and our growing business.

Salary £25k-£35k depending upon experience.

Please send your CV and cover letter to Emily Caulfield at emilyc@formconsulting.co.uk.