Site Manager – Water

Site Manager – Water

Location: Lichfield, Staffs

Salary: £45-55k (neg DOE), Car/allowance and excellent benefits package

The Company: Works in partnership and collaboration with their customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK.

Their specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill, from building and highways to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

Through their unique offering, providing services from feasibility and design to construction and handover, their Water business provides Full Asset Lifecycle Thinking across their projects in both the clean and wastewater environments. They ensure they support their customers with innovative outcome-based solutions and an exceptional experience.

The company delivers infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects for 10 of the largest national water sector companies.

The Role: Reporting to the Project Manager supporting the Project Delivery Team, you will be involved in the site management of Mechanical, Electrical and Civil installation schemes of a large clean water project, job value circa £20m+.

Responsibilities: Preparation and sign off of all relevant documentation prior to the commencement of the installation phase of contracts, including:

Site Management Plans

Risk Assessments and Method Statements for activities being undertaken by directly employed resources

Reviewing and approval of subcontractors site documentation including:

Risk Assessments and Method Statements

Installation programmes

Test and Inspection documentation

Management and control of all site activities ensuring that all work is undertaken in a safe and timely manner in accordance with all Safety, Health and Environmental legislation, all relevant contractual timescales and all relevant contract specifications.

Liaison with the client’s engineering and operational staff to ensure all KPI’s are met or exceeded.

Work alongside the Contract Engineer and Planner to regularly review the progress of the works ensuring that adherence to the contract programme dates are maintained. This will include the preparation and maintenance of fortnightly look ahead programmes.

Ensure all required site documentation is completed, including:

Daily diary sheets

Daily allocation sheets

Records of delays and changes, including the financial implications

All relevant Safety, Health and Environmental documentation

Records in respect of Subcontractor progress and performance

Undertake Site Inductions and regular Tool-Box Talks for all resources visiting and working on the site.

Ensure that site costs are monitored and controlled.

Preparation of progress reports as required.

Attendance at site visits/meetings.

Coordination and liaison with suppliers, specialist sub-contractors, in-house functions, site installation and construction teams.

Preparation of material & plant requisitions

Experience: An industry applicable qualification in an engineering (mechanical, electrical, ICA, MEICA or civil) or construction discipline (Degree/HND/HNC/ONC/C&G/NVQ)

Demonstrable experience of working within the water and/or wastewater/sewage industries

Relevant H&S qualifications (IOSH or CITB 5 Day Site Safety Management (SMSTS), a relevant CSCS card and First Aid training)

Working knowledge of Microsoft packages


A high level of diplomacy and tact, and customer focused

Strong team player but also able to work as an individual

Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

Able to work in a busy environment under pressure

Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)

Possess a “can do” attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required

Key Words:

Site Manager

Site Management








Water Treatment

Water Industry

Water Sector


Waste Water


Clean Water

Risk Assessments

Method Statements


Site Documentation

Health & Safety




Job Information

Job Reference: 886859_1623690213
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: International
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Civil,Electrical,ICA,Mechanical

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