Works Manager - Civil Engineering

Bethell Construction Limited
North West
Jun 22, 2022
Jun 28, 2022
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type
Works Manager - Civil Engineering

Location:Kearsley (M26 1GE) with travel to sites across the North West

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 looking for a Works Manager to join us on a permanent basis with a background of supervising construction projects in highways environments. With continued long-term frameworks in place, we offer guaranteed continuity of work in the north west area of England.

In this role, you will assist in the management of key project deliverables whilst ensuring compliance with all quality procedures and safe working practices, undertaking all works to the highest possible Health, Safety and Environmental standards, whilst safeguarding the wellbeing of employees.

Youll be an ambassador for the company and maintain an organised, clean and tidy site layout that promotes a positive image of both the company and our clients. Youll show respect to all site workers and implement measures to maintain a high morale amongst the workforce.

In this role, you will carry out regular site inspections to ensure quality standards are being maintained and ensure accurate site records are kept and accurately filed at the end of a project. Youll also be expected to conduct weekly checks of all plant and equipment on site and inform the Plant Department of any discrepancies on their weekly published plant record. You will also be expected to keep accurate diaries, photographs and other documentation as necessary to record progress on site and ensure that these records are uploaded onto the Company servers in a timely manner.

What Key Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?

  • Minimum Gold Card CSCS accreditation
  • SMSTS 5-day accreditation
  • Minimum 3-day first aid accreditation
  • Minimum 10 years experience in a site supervisory role
  • Experience in excavation/groundworks/concreting/drainage/highways
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Temporary Works Supervisor accreditation
  • NRSWA Supervisor / Lantra 12D accreditation
  • Good working knowledge of the construction industry and of all relevant trade disciplines
  • Good understanding of the CDM regulations
  • Motivator and people leader

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.

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.

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.

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

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