Would you like to join our team?

Would you like to join our team?

We love what we do and are passionate about making a difference to the future of the construction sector. Would you like to join us on this journey?

We are an innovative and progressive company that places a strong emphasis on the ‘Learning Organisation’. We hire for potential and invest in our people to ensure they reach their full capabilities.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and benefits package including access to continuous professional development, learning and development opportunities, coupled with challenging work and a culture driven by innovation, integrity, pride and collaboration.

We believe that modular construction is the future and we are looking for energetic people who share our ambition to join our team.

Would you like to join our team?

Open Positions

The following are a number of positions currently open.

VDC Manager


Role & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of a collaborative digital working environment between each department throughout the company. Ensuring the management, integrity and security of digital information created throughout the company and management of the common data environment with internal staff and external project stakeholders.

It is imperative for the candidate to have a good understanding of the contractual and commercial aspects of Digital Deliverables, and ensuring compliance against industry, government and client requirements. A vocal advocate of Digital Delivery, promotes best practice, assists in delivering training/learning programmes, and supports project teams. Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to bring efficiencies and value to projects, clients and the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing & Implementing company standards and protocols for digital construction processes and procedures.
  • Developing & implementing hardware infrastructure to ensure collaborative working and flow of information.
  • Working across multiple projects as VDC manager.
  • Responsible for providing digital delivery project fee estimates / monitoring spend

/ recording efficiencies and reporting issues to company directors.

  • Ensures that all BIM level 2 project mobilisation, contractual documentation and delivery are successfully executed in accordance with client employer information requirements (EIR).
  • Establishes, manages and controls the common data environment.
  • Ensures the security of all digital project information, including appropriate security vetting for access to the common data environment, and confident in raising non-compliances where they occur.


  • Responsible for verifying the final project information model against the master information delivery plan.
  • Raising technical queries and early warnings with the fabrication workshop and construction manager onsite.
  • Be the main point of contact and the authority of BIM on a project, including providing leadership and guidance on the project.
  • Assesses capability and training needs and proactively implements training and support when required
  • Liaising with client representatives, project manager, site supervisors and with company design team.
  • Working with Contractors to meet their BIM requirements and responsible for handover of Project Information Models.
  • Daily management of digital workflows, coordinating and driving the timely delivery of project information.
  • Conduct regular model reviews and audits
  • Support & train all departments on BIM protocols and standards
  • Development of models and reports in line with company requirements.
  • Manage the in-house design team drawing control and drawing schedules, ensuring all is up to date with drawing management.
  • Assistance in the overall development of the BIM protocols and systems. This to include marketing BIM capability as necessary to external clients/consultants.
  • Ensure continual improvement of modular and prefabricated building processes and procedures investigating new and future technologies.

Requirements specifically in relations to knowledge of modular construction, prefabrication design, electrical and mechanical coordination is essential


  • A strong understanding of all stages of the construction process from design, construction to the final maintained building asset.
  • Advance knowledge on utilising of BIM software is essential - Revit, Navisworks and AutoCad at a minimum;
  • Experience using the BIM 360 platform advantageous;
  • A good understanding of BIM Level 2 standards, requirements and industry BIM protocol;
  • Ten years (minimum) experience in a construction role with four years (minimum) experience in a similar BIM coordination/management role.
  • Degree/ Diploma in a Construction related discipline
  • Construction experience on large scale projects and Design coordination experience across multiple disciplines.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong people management skills with the ability to coach and develop your team
  • Understands the requirements and the necessity for feedback
  • Self-directed with an ability to motivate your team
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate up down and across the organisation, understanding the requirement to collaborate with all internal and external stakeholders when required.

Please apply to recruitment@extraspacesolutions.com clearly stating the job you are applying to with your CV attached

ESS Modular is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Structural Engineer



We are seeking a Structural Engineer to work with an inhouse team to develop structural designs and contribute to the engineering of modular buildings. You will work closely with a small team reporting to the Head of Engineering in designing volumetric steel residential, pharmaceutical, healthcare, educational and commercial modular buildings.

You will work collaboratively with our outstanding team of creative and innovate people including architects, fabricators, designers, other engineers and contractors to consistently meet the high standards we have set and the needs of our clients.


  • Performing structural engineering calculations for timber, concrete, masonry and timber
  • Performance simulations including sizing, selecting and specifying Structural components and systems
  • Ensure designs are compliant with Company’s principles of design for manufacturing, assembly, and systems integration
  • Preparing drawings; developing and monitoring proposals; scopes and budgets
  • Undertaking factory and site inspections in both the UK and Ireland
  • Compiling structural specifications and responding to relevant RFI’s


  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a Civil/Structural Engineering office design role
  • Full IT proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, Robot/MASTERSERIES/similar 3D wireframe modelling, TEDDS, MS Office etc. would all be an advantage
  • Experience with cold formed/light gauge steel would be an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of steelwork design required with experience in reinforced concrete, timber and masonry
  • Knowledge and experience of Eurocodes

Please apply to recruitment@essmodular.com clearly stating the job you are applying to with your CV attached

ESS Modular is an Equal Opportunities Employer