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Graduate Site Manager

Job Description

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Graduate Site Manager

The Company

To manage all aspects of a working construction site. To cover health and safety issues including relevant paperwork and on-site activities. To deliver a professional and consistent service to the business and its customers; ensuring that customer requirements and expectations are met. To provide leadership and management by proactively monitoring the effectiveness of the project processes and procedures and safety precautions.

The Role

  • Responsible for ensuring that projects are planned, managed and delivered to the highest standards of safety, compliance, customer excellence and commercial control
  • Management of the entire site and control of all resources to complete the works satisfying the requirements of the design, legislative (e.g. CDM), regulatory and Cadent / Costain technical standards, policies and procedures
  • Surveying, organising, planning and liaising with internal and external stakeholders and contractors, ensuring effective communication and coordination is maintained at all times
  • Undertake site inspection of projects focusing on the safe, compliant delivery of all activities in progress and quality of work completed taking the appropriate action where necessary to address weaknesses or failings
  • Undertake or assist with incident reporting, investigations, submission of final reports as well as close out of remedial actions
  • Undertake or be working towards Temporary Works Supervisor (TWS) duties for temporary works operations
  • Continually monitor performance and foster a culture of team working and safety, creating a culture of zero harm and Injury Free Environment
  • Ensure operatives possess the correct and current qualifications and competencies to allow them to undertake the relevant work activities they are being employed to do
  • Participate in effective and appropriate planning to ensure optimum competent resource is available for the workload
  • Deliver the required targets and key performance indicators of the contract
  • Ensure suitable induction is provided to all workers and visitors to site
  • Ensure formal site audits are carried out and recorded in accordance with Costain requirements
  • Ensure that communications are delivered effectively.  Deliver as appropriate toolbox talks, safety briefings and team briefs


  • Have a good working knowledge of Construction with a good level of practical experience
  • Have an interest to stay abreast of the latest construction thinking and techniques
  • An ability to self time manage
  • Able to liaise with clients and co-workers
  • Ability to lead and negotiate
  • Able to multitask, manage high stress situations and resolve issues effectively and efficiently
  • Able to Supervise and work within a team
  • Able to set high standards and lead by example

Interested in this opportunity?

If you’re interested in applying for this opportunity or you’d like to learn more, please get in touch with our team today:

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or call 0114 3240041

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