• Full Time
  • Surrey

Design Services

Job Title: Site Manager (Heavy Machinery Installation) 
Locations  Surrey (1 role)
Duration: at least 12 months
Rates are negotiable on experience and location

The Site Manager are responsible for overseeing on-site activities associated with a project to ensure that it is delivered safely, in accordance with defined timescales, to a high standard of quality and to the client’s satisfaction. The Site Manager will report to and work closely with the Project Manager(s).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the following;
• Manage on-site activities associated with a project to ensure they are undertaken in accordance with work specifications, risk assessments, method statements, defined scopes of work, site rules, policies and the Construction Phase Plan.
• Communicate site expectations to all persons visiting site, undertake site inductions and provide onsite training on, for example, health and safety awareness, safe systems of work, personal protective equipment, substances hazardous to health.
• Establish good relationships with, and liaise with, the client, construction professionals, contractors and members of the public as appropriate.
• Record progress on daily activities (via a daily log/diary/report and appropriate photographs) and generate weekly site progress reports for submission to the Project Manager and client.
• Regularly communicate with/report to the Project Manager on the status of site activities and to plan upcoming activities.
• Manage the clients staff and contractors on site and coordinate their activities to ensure there are is no conflict of activities if multiple parties are working simultaneously.
• Ensure materials and tools required for the work activities are on site when required to prevent delays to the work scope and also ensure that they meet specifications and regulatory requirements.
• Continued adherence to site health and safety procedures through regular walk arounds, inspections and audits against site rules, risk assessments, method statements and the Construction Phase Plan.
• Consistently high standards of work is adhered to in accordance with specification and quality standards through regular ongoing quality inspections of onsite works.
• Update and maintain the Construction Phase Health and on-site Health and Safety File, as well as other required documentation.
• Record accidents, incidents and near misses and investigate as appropriate.
• Co-ordinate vehicle movements on site in accordance with a defined traffic management plan.
• Make sure that safe systems of work are followed via permits to work and toolbox talks.
• Ensure good housekeeping, adherence to PPE requirements, discipline, appropriate behaviour etc. on site.
• Control and manage waste in accordance with the site waste plan/policy.
• Provision of first aid capability.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
• SSSTS (Site Supervisor’s Safety Training Scheme) qualification.
• Construction and Design Management regulations 2015 (CDM experience and working knowledge)
• Construction Skills Certification Card (CSCS) card.
• First Aid at Work (City and Guilds) qualification.
• Excellent organisational skills and being able to effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines.
• Professional attitude and approach to work.
• Ability to competently operate MS office (Word & Excel).
• Current and Valid UK driving license.
• Good knowledge of building methods and regulations.
• Relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.
• Ability to communicate with, manage and motivate people at all levels, from staff to sub-contractors.
• Problem solving and Good decision making ability.

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