Site Manager - Water / Civils

Water & Utilities
  • UK, West Midlands, Walsall
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £45,000 to £55,000 per year
My client is a Tier 1 main contractor and they are currently looking to recruit Site Managers from a Water background for the Midlands operations. The main purpose of the Site Manager will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/26677

Quote ref: 513/26677

Job description

My client is a Tier 1 main contractor and they are currently looking to recruit Site Managers from a Water background for the Midlands operations.  

The main purpose of the Site Manager will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. You will be responsible for the delivery of various projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Contracts Manager, Project Manager, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

Site Management:  

• Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of various projects in the Civils and Water sectors  

• Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects  

• When required, lead a teams of Sub Agents, Engineers and Foreman to deliver the work safely without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality.  

• Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, ITP’s plus other Safe Systems of Works, when specified, in line with Company procedures  

• Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised  

• Produce and manage the project construction programme as well as producing 4 weekly look ahead programmes.  

• Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks  

Client interface:  

• Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official bodies  

• Deliver end product to customer requirements and satisfaction  

Cost control:  

• Populate and manage the Barhale cost plan for the project  

• Maximise project value  

• Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed  

• Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo  

• Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities  

Reporting:  

• Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally  

• Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures  

 

Key Measures & Targets:  

• Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met  

• Adherence to Business Unit Objectives

Requirements

The successful candidate will need considerable experience in Civil and Water sectors as well as an appreciation of Process Engineering, and likely to meet all of the following criteria;  

 

Essential:  

• Considerable experience in Civil Engineering/ Water, Utilities and FRC works as a Site Agent for a contractor, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment.  

• Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme and Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost, and value reporting  

• Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent  

• Good knowledge of specifications and testing regimes relevant to general civil engineering  

• Experience managing subcontractors value greater than £1m  

• Experience in producing, reviewing, and implementing Safe Systems of Work for task specific activities  

• Experience in producing look ahead programmes, implementing and analysing  

• Knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract  

• CSCS (Site Manager)  

• SMSTS or IOSH Managing Safely  

• Excellent communication, people, and team management skills  

• Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to a conclusion  

• Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line with the Company culture, ensuring high standards of compliance  

• Proficient in using Microsoft including Excel, Word and PowerPoint  

 

Desirable:  

• NRSWA  

• First Aid  

• Confined Space Training

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