Senior Site Manager – Water

Position: Senior Site Manager

Location: Oswestry

Salary: £55-65k (neg DOE), car/allowance and excellent benefits package

The Role:

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor who operate predominately in the water industry. They have been awarded a prestigious contract with United Utilities to deliver a refurbishment and upgrade project for one of their clean water treatment works located in Oswestry. This is a £180m project and one of the largest schemes being delivered in the UK for AMP7.

They are looking to recruit a Senior Site Manager for this project, where you will manage the Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability with responsibility for CDM for managing compliance for all delivered construction work within a designated team. Managing the local construction delivery team to ensure all construction activities are provided in compliance with the scheme deliverables, you’ll drive a culture of zero accidents and zero defects to meet the Delivery Milestones to provide the best service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage site construction team to deliver the project within approved budget and to an agreed time frame; facilitate project construction kick off meeting and lead health checks.
  • Responsible for the performance of Tier 2 suppliers in relation to Safety, Time and Quality including approving RAMS ensuring they are appropriate and adequate.
  • Take the lead with Constructability Reviews, Project Rehearsal and Fit for Assembly sign-off which drives outperformance and innovation where possible.
  • Drive a focus on zero waste and reducing embodied carbon within construction activities.
  • Ensure that the site teams are raising the relevant contractual and commercial notices to the rest of the Project Team in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Lead Construction Manager to establish long term and short term resource needs (labour, plant and materials).
  • Ensure full H&S compliance is achieved where the team feel safe everyday and have the confidence and autonomy to raise safety concerns.
  • Adopt, maintain and promote cost conscious management through efficient use of all resources.
  • Ensure realistic scheme programmes are prepared, reviewed and updated.
  • Ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared, reviewed, briefed and updated.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of managing operational resources in a fast-paced water industry environment.
  • Recognised Civil or Construction Management Qualifications
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Management (IOSH or Construction Managers Safety Certificate)
  • CSCS Card (Black minimum)

Package includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc.

Key Words:

Site Manager

Site Management

Construction Manager

Construction Management

Civil Engineering

Water Treatment

Water Sector

Water Industry



United Utilities

Severn Trent Water

Welsh Water


Health & Safety

Project Delivery




Job Information

Job Reference: 887022_1651233862
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: International
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Civil

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