Vacancies

who are we looking for?

At Messenger we look for individuals who share our values and take pride in what they do.  People who want to be the best, but who are always looking to be helpful, supportive and fair in their dealing with others.

If you excel at what you do and are looking for a new challenge, with a traditional building contractor, then please get in touch.  

Phil Stubley, Master Slater, eager to get to work!

Current Vacancies

Here at Messenger we are always eager to hear from passionate and highly motivated individuals interested in joining our team.

For speculative enquiries please forward your CV and covering letter along with salary expectations to hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk, otherwise please respond as specified within any vacancy posted.

  • Contracts Surveyor – Insurance Related Repairs
  • Door Technician/Supervisor PFP
  • Operative/Supervisor PFP
  • Experienced Heritage Plasterer
  • Experienced Contracts Manager – Heritage Sector
  • Experienced Site Manager – Heritage Sector
  • Experienced Groundworker
  • Experienced Collyweston Slaters
  • Working Foreman
  • Experienced Masons – Burntwood
  • General Site Labourer – Burntwood

For further details scroll below.

Contracts Surveyor – Insurance Related Repairs

Due to recent growth we are looking for a Contract Surveyor to join our Collyweston team, specialising in both domestic and commercial insurance based building repairs. You will be responsible for ensuring projects are executed effectively and safely on each site and in compliance with the contract to the required quality standards.

This role requires regular travel to sites under its control, liaising with Building Surveyors, Site Managers, Clients and Sub Contractors and ensuring adherence to contract specification for each contract. Success is dependent on productive relationships with support functions to ensure the critical path is delivered effectively. Working as part of the team, you will be responsible for overseeing a range of projects varying from £1,500 – £250,000.

Skills and Experience

  • Experienced in managing multiple insurance based contracts
  • Excellent at prioritising workload
  • Thorough knowledge of the labour requirement and trades involved in project execution
  • Highly numerate with close attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and IT skills
  • Structured and planned approach to work
  • Able to influence with impact and resolve conflict effectively
  • Confident decision maker who weighs up the risks and makes quick, appropriate decisions
  • Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Able to work collaboratively with other individuals to deliver successful project completion

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Collyweston based, with travel
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Door Technician/Supervisor PFP

Due to recent growth we are looking for an experienced Fire Door Installation Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate must have a good knowledge of timber fire doors and associated furniture.

Skills and Experience

  • Installation of timber fire door sets, BRE, or FDIS equivalent
  • A good understanding of BS8214, BS9999, and BS1245
  • 2 years joinery experience preferred
  • Adhering to Covid 19 safety measures
  • Take personal responsibility for Health and Safety
  • Keeping a clean and tidy work area
  • Good timekeeping skills

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: marvin.williams@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Wide geographic area (own tools essential and own transport preferred)
  • Contract: Permanent or Fixed term contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Operative/Supervisor PFP

Due to recent growth we are looking for experienced hard-working Passive Fire Stoppers that can complete all aspects of fireproofing to a high standard.

Skills and Experience

  • CSCS
  • NVQ Level 2
  • Able to read site drawings and log and record work efficiently using Boris software
  • 2 years experience preferred
  • Adhering to Covid 19 safety measures
  • Take personal responsibility for Health and Safety
  • Keeping a clean and tidy work area
  • Good timekeeping skills

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: marvin.williams@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Wide geographic area (own transport preferred)
  • Contract: Permanent or Fixed term contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Experienced Heritage Plasterer

Messenger Construction is looking for both employed and sub-contract heritage plasterers with conservation experience to join their Collyweston team. Individuals must be dedicated to the care, repair, conservation and restoration of old buildings, churches and historic monuments.

Skills and Experience

  • Lime plaster and rendering
  • Ornamental plasterwork
  • General repairs to various plaster finishes
  • Potential of working with other plasterers on site
  • Assisting the site manager/foreman
  • Adhering to Covid 19 safety measures
  • Take personal responsibility for Health and Safety and report any instances of breaches to the site manager
  • Keeping a clean and tidy work area
  • CSCS
  • Good timekeeping skills

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: matt.webster@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Wide geographic area
  • Contract: Permanent or labour only
  • Hours: Full Time

General Site Labourer – Burntwood/Lincoln Area

Messenger Construction is looking for a labourer to join their Staffordshire team. Candidates must be dedicated to the care, repair, conservation and restoration of old buildings, churches and historic monuments.

Skills and Experience

  • Carry out all works on site as instructed by the Site Manager /Foreman
  • Take personal responsibility for Health and Safety and report any instances of breaches to the site manager
  • Ensure compound and welfare facilities are maintained
  • Ensure site is kept tidy by all trades
  • Able to use initiative whilst working unsupervised
  • CSCS
  • Good timekeeping skills

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Potential 50-mile travel radius of Burntwood
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Experienced Contracts Manager – Heritage Sector

Due to recent growth, we have requirement for an experienced Contracts Manager to be based from our Collyweston Head Office.

Your role will include (but not be limited to) regular travel to sites under your control, liaising with Quantity Surveyors, Site Managers, Clients and Sub Contractors and ensuring adherence to contract specification for each contract. Attending internal project review meetings and client progress meetings as required.

Skills and Experience

  • Experienced in managing multiple contracts
  • Excellent at prioritising workload
  • Thorough knowledge of the labour requirement and trades involved in project execution, preferably in the restoration sector
  • Highly numerate with close attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and IT skills
  • Structured and planned approach to work with strong attention to detail
  • Able to influence with impact and resolve conflict effectively
  • Confident decision maker who weighs up the risks and makes quick, appropriate decisions
  • Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Able to work collaboratively with other individuals to deliver successful project completion
  • Coaching and developing others

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Collyweston
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Experienced Site Manager – Heritage Sector

Due to recent growth, we have requirement for an experienced Contracts Manager to be based from our Collyweston Head Office.

This role is based on site and manages a range of trades’ people, both employees and sub-contractors. It is the company on site representative in respect of the customer, professional team and public officials.  Therefore, sensitivity, credibility and diplomacy are essential, as well as broad knowledge of building trades and architect responsibilities.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in site management
  • Thorough knowledge of the labour requirement and trades involved in construction project execution
  • Highly numerate
  • Strong analytical and IT skills
  • Structured and planned approach to work with strong attention to detail
  • Able to influence with impact and resolve conflict effectively and diplomatically
  • Confident decision maker who weighs up the risks and makes quick, appropriate decisions
  • Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Able to work collaboratively with other individuals to deliver successful project completion
  • Strong customer focus and strong stakeholder management

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Varied
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Experienced Groundworker

Setting out experience essential. Potential 50 mile travel radius of Collyweston.

To apply please e-mail: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Collyweston
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Experienced Collyweston Slaters

Candidates should be comfortable with the setting out of a roof and ideally experienced with forming laced and swept valleys.

To apply please e-mail: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Collyweston
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Working Foreman

This position could suit someone looking to make a steady transition from tools to management. The winning candidate will be able to successfully execute projects on site through effective management of the site workforce to ensure delivery to project specification. This role is based on site and manages a range of trades’ people, both employees and sub-contractors.

Skills and Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of the labour requirement and trades involved in construction project execution
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Structured and planned approach to work with strong attention to detail
  • Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Strong customer focus

To apply please e-mail: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Potential 50 mile travel radius of Collyweston
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Experienced Stone Masons – Burntwood/Lincoln Area

Messenger Construction is looking for Stone Masons with conservation experience to join their Staffordshire team. Individuals must be dedicated to the care, repair, conservation and restoration of old buildings, churches and historic monuments.

Skills and Experience

  • Conservation masonry works
  • Ashlar and walling stone new build
  • Internal flooring installation / repairs and hard landscape paving / steps / walls
  • Lime mortar repair works
  • Potential of working with other masons on site
  • Assisting the site manager/foreman
  • Adhering to Covid 19 safety measures
  • Take personal responsibility for Health and Safety and report any instances of breaches to the site manager
  • Keeping a clean and tidy work area
  • CSCS
  • Good timekeeping skills

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Potential 50-mile travel radius of Burntwood
  • Contract: Permanent or labour only
  • Hours: Full Time

General Site Labourer – Burntwood/Lincoln Area

Messenger Construction is looking for a labourer to join their Staffordshire team. Candidates must be dedicated to the care, repair, conservation and restoration of old buildings, churches and historic monuments.

Skills and Experience

  • Carry out all works on site as instructed by the Site Manager /Foreman
  • Take personal responsibility for Health and Safety and report any instances of breaches to the site manager
  • Ensure compound and welfare facilities are maintained
  • Ensure site is kept tidy by all trades
  • Able to use initiative whilst working unsupervised
  • CSCS
  • Good timekeeping skills

To apply (no agencies thank you), please forward CV along with covering e-mail to: hayley.gibson@messengerbcr.co.uk

  • Location: Potential 50-mile travel radius of Burntwood
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Equality Statement

As an equal opportunities employer, we consider all applications on merit in the strictest confidence.