Works Manager

Water & Utilities
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £60,000 to £70,000 per year
Our client is a main civil engineering and infrastructure contractor, they are currently seeking a Works Manager located in London. As the Works Manager, you will be responsible for managing and supervising all construction activities on-site while ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, quality...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.04.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/28183

Quote ref: 513/28183

Job description

Our client is a main civil engineering and infrastructure contractor, they are currently seeking a Works Manager located in London.  

As the Works Manager, you will be responsible for managing and supervising all construction activities on-site while ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, quality control, and cost and productivity targets. You will also manage the material resources, preparation of construction schedules, and progress monitoring and reporting.  

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to grow and develop their team of supervisors to deliver the package on-site, including the development, procurement and delivery of multiple complex temporary works schemes. In addition, you will support and collaborate with the wider project team in the management of contracts with Thames Water, consultants and the supply chain including commercial, planning and project controls (reporting).  

 

Project Details:  

Manor Road NOS 07/08 remediation packaged for Thames Water, which involves the repair and remediation of 2no. bridge structures and 5no. trunk sewer barrels across both rail and road spans.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

 

Operate and promote safe working on-site  

• Implement company requirements and legal regulations paying specific attention to HSE legislation and quality  

• Carry out and record site inspections  

• Ensure all works are carried out in line with approved method statements, conduct and amend risk assessments and deliver toolbox talks/briefings  

• Ensure site personnel have job-relevant training requirements and this is entered on-site personnel training register  

• Lead by example  

 

Ensure the completion of work on time and within budget:  

• Proactively drive the progress of the works, challenging methods to maximise progress and minimise costs  

• Schedule, coordinate and supervise the daily activities of gangs/site operatives  

• Ensure gangs/site operatives complete all required documentation in line with customer/company requirements  

• Track and document daily work productions  

• Organise and monitor the work of subcontractors on-site  

 

Equipment and materials management:  

• Be proactive in challenging plant/equipment utilisation and driving down costs  

• Order and manage hired/internal equipment daily  

• Co-ordinate delivery and collection of materials as required  

 

General  

• Liaise with customers/suppliers/third parties as necessary  

• Assist with promoting best practice  

• Assist with promoting the company to customers

Requirements

Essential:  

• Experience working within the Construction industry, specifically within a general Civil Engineering environment  

• Previous experience of infrastructure, drainage, public realm, highways and structures  

• Proven track record with delivery of large-sized schemes or supervisory experience of work on multiple schemes at any one time  

• Good all round people management skills including the management of subcontractors  

• Practical hands-on approach  

• CSCS black card  

• SMSTS qualification  

• Lift supervisor  

• First aid qualification  

• NRSWA supervisor  

• Excellent people skills with proven leadership qualities and the ability to motivate others  

• Excellent communication, organisational, planning and time management skills  

• Ability to effectively liaise with Clients  

 

Desirable:  

• CPCS appointed person for lifting operations  

• Temporary Works Co-ordinator / Supervisor  

• NEBOSH Certificate  

• NVQ Level 6 In Construction Site Management

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