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30 August 2019

Barnes Construction are the largest division of The Barnes Group Limited and offer a comprehensive professional construction service.  The Group is very proud of its commitment to its employees and actively encourages professional and personal development.  Since its formation in 1978, the Company has established itself as a client-focused Building Contractor, completing a wide range of contracts for blue chip and repeat business clients.  The business has a Head Office in Ipswich, but operates throughout the UK.  Barnes Construction is committed to good practice in Health & Safety and has established an extremely good record in this area.

Projects Undertaken
Barnes Construction undertake new build and refurbishment projects in a typical project value range from £0.5m - £15m in all the major sectors including commercial, educational, industrial, leisure, health and social housing.

Key attributes for the Role

  • Possess a strong commitment to the business and its personal approach to contracting.
  • Able to prepare short term programmes, taking into account risk management issues.
  • Report to/work closely with, the Contracts/Projects Manager who has overall responsibility for project delivery and outcomes.
  • Organise and control direct labour and sub-contractors in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day running and organisation of the site.
  • Ensure that excellent quality and good craftsmanship is maintained.
  • Demonstrate ability to work to the site Health and Safety Plan and manage all onsite H&S aspects.
  • Maintain accurate information/instruction records on the project.
  • Act as customer interface on site.
  • Demonstrate good team management skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to anticipate and solve problems as they present themselves on site.
  • Be prepared to work throughout the country, travelling and lodging when required. 
  • To personally drive the construction process to provide the earliest project completion.

The Benefits
The company actively encourages continued training and offers realistic long-term career opportunities throughout the Group.  The position reflects this ethos and attracts the usual fringe benefits of a competitive salary, contributory pension, bonus scheme, life assurance, annual holidays and car allowance, together with generous allowances for travelling and working away from home.

If you are interested in the above position, applications should, in the first instance, be made in writing enclosing a current CV marked ‘For the attention of Mr M Hart, Joint Managing Director to the address below or by email to

Barnes Construction
6 Bermuda Road
Ransomes Europark
Suffolk  IP3 9RU

All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence.  Barnes Construction is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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6 Bermuda Road
Ransomes Europark



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