Skip to main content
Stem recruitment specialists

Find your future role

Job title

Site Manager

Ref no. BHN557333
Salary £42,000 - £47,000/annum
Location Birmingham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

My Client is recruiting for a Site Manager in the Water Sector

Key skills required for this role



Water Sector Experience

Job description

My Client is recruiting for a Site Manager in the Water Sector

Location: Sites throughout UK Salary: up to £47K plus £6K car/allowance

Ultimate responsibility for the day to day running of the project, generally involving remediation works or other groundworks. Responsibilities include health & safety, productivity, quality, and commercial output.

With support from the Project Lead and the project team, the Site Manager has control of site operations, programme, cost and resources. They are expected to successfully deliver a project within budget and programme, to a high standard of health and safety. Responsible for managing all personnel on their site, including sub-contractors.

Location: On site as directed.

Overview of Role:

  • Reporting to and working with the Project Manager.
  • Manage Site Health and Safety
  • Supervising of all works undertaken
  • Managing sub-contractors.
  • Organising labour and materials.
  • Lead Progress Meeting's.
  • Assess the quality of work that the sub-contractors are delivering.
  • To assist the quality manager with all QA sign offs.
  • Dealing with any technical issues that may arise.
  • Making sure that safe working practices are always maintained to company procedures and industry standards.
  • Attending everyday meetings with the management and other trades.
  • Delivering toolbox talks.
  • Arranging inductions.
  • To manage the productivity and push the project towards the completion.
  • Manage schedule of works
  • Liaise with client, subcontractors and partners by having morning daily briefings and regular site meetings
  • Compile Install, repair and maintenance programmes
  • Assist and enable surveys
  • Management of specialist sub-contractors
  • Provide technical assistance and act as site AP

Health and Safety

  • Encourage and promote a positive safety culture.
  • Be aware of all health and safety processes and procedures - inclusive of in-depth knowledge of the H&S management system and its documents therein (including site specific documents).
  • Instigate and monitor work activities on site ensuring and enforcing correct health and safety procedures.
  • Identify and encourage others under their supervision to identify and accurately report safety observations and near misses to help promote a positive safety culture.
  • Report accidents, incidents and complaints immediately in compliance with Company procedures.
  • Undertake site inductions of employees, sub-contractors and visitors.
  • Keep appropriate records in accordance with current legislation and as advised by Project Leads and Health and Safety Managers.
  • Responsible for the morale, discipline and continued development and training of employees working on site.
  • Communication of daily briefings, Tool Box talks, method statements, risk assessments, COSHH assessments and other required documents with the site team (can be delegated to the Site Supervisor where appropriate).
  • Reviewing and ensuring sub-contractors method statements and risk assessments to ensure their compliance with Company Health and safety management system.
  • Production of and amendment to CPP, risk assessments and methods statements as the site manager feels is required to cover all site activities.


  • Liaise with the design team to overcome install problems/health and safety concerns
  • Review drawings from production to site install and highlight any potential clashes
  • Review and audit sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Overseeing temporary works and liaising with sub-contractors on temporary works implementation
  • Site visits with cranage contractor
  • Overseeing ground surveys ahead of site works
  • Managing enabling works
  • Compiling and writing Site/project specific RAMS
  • Review and comment on Sub-Contractor RAMS & SSOW's


  • Work with the Project Leads and Commercial team to maintain a thorough understanding of the day-to-day financial aspects of the projects.
  • Understand, record and provide all information required by the Project Leads and commercial team.
  • Ensure purchase requisitions and delivery of materials are undertaken and completed in accordance with company procedures and to the project specification.
  • Ensure that all plant, materials, fuel and labour are organised effectively.
  • Ensure weekly cost returns for plant, equipment, labour and materials are accurately completed and submitted on time.

Experience and Qualifications:

Mechanical & electrical background (M&E)

SMSTS (Site Managers Safety Training Scheme)

Full 3 day first aid

Black CSCS Card- Management & Professionals

EUSR - Water hygiene

Temporary Works Coordinator


City & Guilds confined space entrant & topman (Medium Risk)(6160-09)

CPCS appointed person (A61)

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

Learn more about Matchtech

Let us find jobs for you