Site Manager

Watsham Consulting

Site Manager - Residential Projects

  • Site Manager
  • Residential Projects
  • Reading
OVERVIEW OF SITE MANAGER:
  
Job Title: Site Manager
Location: Reading
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 plus car allowance, BUPA healthcare, bonus and pension
Contract type: Permanent
  
Watsham Consulting is exclusively representing an owner-manged SME Main Contractor in Reading. Due to continued growth and a substantial orderbook, they’re in a position to hire a permanent Site Manager to manage residential projects in the Thames Valley area.
  
The Site Manager will facilitate the work carried out on site from the beginning of a project when the foundations are poured, through to handing over to the client.
  
This role is best suited to an experienced Site Manager who’s worked on new build residential projects.
  
  
JOB DESCRIPTION OF SITE MANAGER:
  
  • Supervising site at all times, ensuring Health and Safety measures are met and acting as appointed first aider
  • Liaising with all subcontractors, enabling their work and coordinating accordingly between teams
  • Working closely with the Quantity Surveyor, procuring lower value plant and materials
  • Calling off all materials
  • Interpreting drawings and ensuring the houses are built to specification
  • Keeping up with the programme, planning ahead and organising all aspects of the build
  • Maintaining relationships with the client, neighbours, subcontractors and consultants
  • Managing the team effectively and dealing with any issues which arise on site
  • Updating daily schedule and preplanning in readiness for the following day
  • Attending and occasionally chairing the monthly construction meetings with the client, inclusive of the preparation and presentation of the monthly Contractor’s Report  
  
PERSON SPECIFICATION OF SITE MANAGER:
  
  • SMSTC
  • FIRST AID
  • Residential experience essential
  • Competent with MS Outlook and Excel
  • MS Project Experience desirable
  
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