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Date Added: Thu 12/08/2021

Site Manager

Leicester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £45000/annum

The Site Manager is responsible for delivering the project on a day to day basis on site to budget and in time. The role involves continually planning 7 days ahead in term of labour, material and plant requirements and, in conjunction with the Project Manager, making sure that the operatives working in their team are fully productive.

The role is Construction Site based, generally based on one site for a period of a few weeks to over twelve months. May be asked to cover other site from time to time with limited notice.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Uses project drawings, specifications, and programmes to plan labour and materials requirements and ensures these are sourced to resource the project efficiently

* Communicates technical and non-technical information with site labour, ensuring their understanding and buy-in to what needs to be done, so that they are able to work productively

* Checks that the work of others, eg the setting out of partitions, meets standards required

* Manages the hand over procedure on site

* Arranges with the Project Manager to get the manufacturers to inspect the works if required

* Ensures all plant is organised and in permanent use, and off hire immediately when not required

* Carries out site inductions, explains method statement and carries out short duration training

* Makes sure any person being put to work has a method statement covering the work and that this has been communicated to them

* Arranges for a COSHH Assessment to be carried out before ordering any materials

* Keeps a full site diary recording all issues

* Follows procedure for RFI's, variations, defect notices, etc.

* Carries out Safety Inspections

* Helps the Project Manager/Contracts Manager with programme and Site Reports

* Monitors against the programme and takes action where required.

* Sets rates and targets for operatives. Never agrees to pay for works on a daywork basis. Sets targets prior to works being undertaken

* Liaises with client to ensure that areas are released on time and on agreed dates.

* Supersedes old drawing and keeps drawing register up to date; advising QS of any changes.

* Ensures waste procedures on site are being adhered to

* Orders materials from purchasing department

* Checks plant records each month.

* Makes recommendations to improve processes and procedures.

People Leadership & Development

* Leads and manages direct reports to include the entire employee journey, in accordance with the People Strategy; establishes clear direction and focus for others; provides feedback to more junior individuals about their performance. Keeps the training Index up-to-date (with the Project Manager).

* Trains and mentors less experienced staff so that they can carry out their duties effectively, develop core capabilities to enhance their value to the organization and develop their careers.

Qualifications: Must hold the following minimum qualifications or be working towards them:

* NVQ 3 in Supervision

* SMSTS certificate

* CSCS Managers (Black) card

* Face Fit Mask certificate

* First Aid certificate

* PASMA Certificate

* Bluebeam


- a minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role or have been working as a Site Supervisor
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