Site Manager - Civil Works

Vacancy ID: 1029711
Created Date: 13.01.2020
Job Title: Site Manager - Civil Works
Salary Negotiable
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: Scotland
Sector: Construction
Consultant: Shaun Lamb
Consultant Phone: 0141 226 8156

Job Description:
NRL’s client based in Grangemouth is looking to recruit a Site Manager on an ongoing contract basis.

About the role:

  • The Site Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of site activities relating to construction where health and safety is a key driver.
  • The Site Manager will be experienced in the management of civil works & underground pipeline installations. The Site Manager will develop a close working relation with the Clients site staff in order to minimise the impact of construction activities.
  • The Site Manager must have the ability to drive a pro-active HSE culture throughout all aspects of the activity and have experience of both writing and reviewing Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Monitor and track costs from projects and report to Construction Manager.
  • Order materials.
  • Verification of vendor/sub-contractors invoices and claims.
  • Monitor and report on sub-contractor site resources to assist in ensuring project delivery and meeting project costs.
  • An awareness and appreciation of the cost implications in waiting time of site operatives and sub-contractors.
  • Pro-active approach to minimise the cost of any potential non-productive works.


  • Supervision and management of on-site subcontractors and/or direct labour.
  • Implementation of and, ensuring compliance to project and site procedures.


  • The role requires direct control of and responsibility for plant and equipment to complete works as necessary.
  • It will also involve monitoring sub-contractors plant to ensure compliance with project and site methodologies.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities should cover Health & Safety, Financial, Customer, Innovation, People & Behaviours, Environmental and Operations/Work Knowledge
  • Management of health safety and environmental standards in a petrochemical environment on a complex multi customer project.
  • Supporting and implementing ISO 9000, ISO 14000, BS 18000 and IIP accreditation using and delivering the Business Performance System
  • Monitor direct labour and sub-contractor activities on site
  • Continually review project associated risks within the context of long term site service contract and manage to minimise
  • Clear and precise instruction to direct site labour and sub-contractors with respect to project risks
  • Develop and maintain operational relationships with the customer at all levels to ensure the success of ongoing projects
  • Act as a conduit for direct labour and/or sub-contractors to raise issues with the client.
  • To adopt a positive and innovative approach to site supervision of remediation and optimisation projects
  • Directly manage and control on site sub contractor activity
  • Good working relations are an essential factor within the company.

What you will need?

  • Managerial experience
  • Experience of work planning
  • Mechanical or piping background is preferred
  • Ability to monitor a number of projects simultaneously
  • Experience of electrical and/or civil works (desirable)
  • Experience of petrochemical and/or power site regulations (desirable)
  • Experience of working on multi-faceted process engineering projects
  • Specialist knowledge of risk assessed permit systems (desirable)
  • Experience of direct customer contact at various levels – customer focussed role
  • Computer literate – Word, Excel, Access, Project, Lotus Notes and Internet Explorer
  • Previous experience of setting out is required.
  • SMSTS or SSSTS qualified.
  • Time served / recognised mechanical engineering or pipefitting apprenticeship
  • HNC/HND or equivalent in engineering discipline (desirable)
  • CCNSG Safety Passport or IOSH equivalent
  • Relevant HSE training (Risk Assessment, Method Statement, Manual Handling etc)

What’s in it for you?

  • Ongoing contract work
  • Attractive rate

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