Highways Project Manager - Civil Engineering

Bethell Construction Limited
Bolton, North West, M26 1GE
May 25, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Project Manager
Organization Type
Who Are Bethell?
We are a Manchester based civil engineering and utility services group, continuing our major expansion plans in 2021 targeting a strengthening of its workforce by up to 20%.Bethell, which has operated in the Northwest for over 150 years, has a significant number of framework contracts with the Utility sector, Local Authorities and key infrastructure clients. We are an equal opportunities employer and have been accredited with both Investors in People and The Workplace Wellbeing Charter. We offer accredited training to colleagues who wish to develop themselves professionally and grow their skillsets.

What Will The Role Involve?

We are keen to recruit a Project Manager with proven experience in highways and associated civil engineering works. The successful candidate must have the ability to manage highway construction projects in both local authority and private development sectors and should have at least five years experience of successfully managing projects from £0.5m to £5.0m in value.

You will work collaboratively with the client, design partners, internal staff, sub-contractors, operatives and other professionals and be responsible for all aspects of health and safety, quality and environmental assurance, contract administration, cost control, planning, communication and people management.

What Key Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?


Experience in excavation/groundworks/concreting/drainage/highways

Minimum 10 years experience in a site supervisory role

HNC/HND/Degree qualification in construction-related studies

Minimum Gold Card CSCS accreditation

SMSTS 5-day accreditation

Minimum 3-day first aid accreditation

Full Clean Driving Licence

Temporary Works Supervisor accreditation

NRSWA Supervisor / Lantra 12D accreditation

SEATS accreditation (Site Environmental)

Good working knowledge of the construction industry and of all relevant trade disciplines

Good understanding of the CDM regulations

Good understanding of NEC Form of Contracts

Salary and Benefits:Competitive Salary depending on experience + company car/car allowance + fuel card (business/personal use) + annual bonus + great company pension + life assurance cover + buy/sell holiday scheme.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skillset required, then please apply online and complete the application process. We reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date should the need occur, therefore we advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Bethell Group are an equal opportunities employer and actively recruit for members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and their families, having recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant.

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision over the coming years.

Due to the nature and environment of our work, all offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks. These include:

Checking identity and Right to Work in UK

Employment References

Basic Disclosure criminal records checks

Drugs Test on first day in business

Other checks may be required depending on the nature of the job for which you have applied, e.g., qualifications or enhanced security checks.