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Site Manager

Vacancy Location Icon Durham

Overall Objective:

Control all day to day activities on plotwork scheme valued at £2 m to £ 5 m.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Induct workforce, review and prepare risk assessments and method statements
  • Monitor progress against programme, taking off & calling off materials in advance of work
  • Maintain up to date and accurate records of measurement for direct and subcontract works
  • Maintain company quality assurance documentation for ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 systems
  • Prepare daily and weekly progress reports, variation reports for the scheme
  • Manage information flow and identify technical queries

It is not possible for this document to totally encompass or define all tasks that may be required of the post holder. 

The outlined duties may therefore vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibility

General responsibilities:

  • The Group is committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the post holder will be expected to contribute to maintaining standards to ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation
  • To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities
  • To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect

Key Measurements:

  • H&S 
  • Customer  satisfaction 
  • Accuracy of information 
  • Progress reports
  • Quality control
  • Waste

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Computer literate, including Microsoft project
  • CSCS card – minimum gold standard
  • 5 day Site Managers Safety certificate
  • Experience of civil engineering scheme of values £100k - £4million
  • First aid at work certificate desirable

Personal Skills:

  • Encourage and supports other colleagues
  • Friendly and approachable and caring 
  • Has a ‘can do/ will do’ attitude
  • Analysis own performance and takes steps to improve this 
  • Remains focused when faced with competing demands
  • Keeps people informed of progress on key tasks
  • Adapts their communication style to suit their customer/ colleague responding to their feedback 
  • Is open to new ideas and listens to other peoples point of view
  • Is open and honest
  • Consistently makes decision which brings benefit to customers 
  • Conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner
  • Professional behaviour at all times
  • Good IT Skills

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, everyone is encouraged to apply again when a suitable role becomes available.

Yes, anyone applying to work at Esh will be treated equally in line with our policy. We strive to recruit from the widest and most diverse talent pool available.

In line with GDPR legislation, we treat your information with the strictest confidence. It will not be shared with third parties.

Our interview process is based on individual role requirements. We use competency-based questions and may also use other selection tools such as presentations or psychometric testing. It may sound daunting, but it isn’t – you will be given sufficient guidance prior to your interview.

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Yes, if one of our team recommends you and you’re successful, they could earn up to £500 as long as they are not part of the selection process.

Yes, you can email us direct at HR@esh.uk.com or complete the enquiry form at the foot of our Careers page.

Contact our HR Team

Lisa Burton

Group HR Administrator

Sarah Berriman

Group HR Administrator