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Trainee Site Manager - Civil Engineering

JWE Solutions Ltd
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£25000 - £35000/annum Car Allowance, Bonus
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023

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Position Type
Internship / Student / Training, Manager / Leader
Organization Type
As an established Civil Engineering and Construction business based in Nottingham. Much of our works are contracts with values ranging from minor works up to £10m
These rewarding works are varied and each having its own challenge to complete in successfully in terms of commercial, safety, time and quality.
Overview of the Role
The successful candidate will have a genuine interest and enthusiasm for working in a dynamic construction environment. The role requires working closely with other construction professionals including client engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and planning engineers.
The ideal candidate will be a good team player and be capable of showing leadership qualities as they progress into the role. It is essential the applicant builds a close rapport with the on-site staff - supervisors and operatives. As you develop in the role you will be responsible for direct management of operational contract staff and sub-contractors.
The role will be both office and site based. The nature of this makes the possession of a driving licence essential to enable site visits and meeting with Clients / Sub Contractors.
You should demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with our staff, Clients and suppliers
Significant on the job training will be provided to develop the successful candidates knowledge base, by working alongside experienced professionals who have a wealth of expertise. This will be supplemented with off-site learning leading to a professional qualification in surfacing and associated works.
You will report directly to the Contract Manager. The role will evolve as your skills and experience develop to enable you to eventually set up schemes and run them with reduced support from your line manager.
Responsibilities include:
* Supporting the Contracts team - visiting sites, measuring works and accompanying Contract Managers
* Continuing liaison - potentially further meeting with Clients and sub contractors to offer engineering improvements to the scope of works.
* Contributing to the planning and programming - to develop a plan for the works through to completion
* Health and Safety awareness- at planning stage and monitoring through the works
* Cost Management - produce a cost for the works prior to commencement
* To support the briefing of project teams, contractors and suppliers
* Monitor progression of works on site with supervisors and Client
* Measure works on completion and agree any additional works required
* Gathering all information together for invoicing at the end of the project and Contribute to the final assessment of the cost and value of each individual scheme
Skills & Knowledge:
* Enthusiasm for working in a fast moving construction environment
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Strong maths and IT skills
* An appreciation of health and safety issues. Training will be provided.
* Being confident, professional and flexible
* The ability to work to deadlines
* Being a team player and the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
* People management and staff supervision
* The ability to work both on your own and as part of a team

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