Assistant Site Manager

West Midlands
£28.00 - £33.00 p hour
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Purpose:
Assist with the management of site operations (including the fulfilment of the role of Principal Contractor under CDM on Provider Works and undertaking the role of Supervisor on Managed Works)
Tasks / Job Requirements:
Reporting to the Site Manager. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
1. Assist with managing and administering the construction works in accordance with the contract.
2. Assisting with the implementation of the duties of the Principal Contractor under CDM and/or undertaking the role of the Supervisor under the NEC conditions of contract.
3. Assisting with the implementation of the Construction Phase Plan including ensuring compliance with the requirements (eg. site inductions and site rules).
4. Assist with ensuring that a robust construction programme is prepared, monitored and maintained.
5. Assisting with the management and control of all site operations including monitoring the progress of site operations and taking appropriate action (including identifying relevant instructions) to avoid over-run.
6. Assist with organising regular meetings with the contractor to review progress and programme.
7. Assisting with the recording of work carried out.
8. Checking compliance with the relevant Quality Plans, Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Inspection and Test Plans.
9. Assist with identifying changes to the works and assist the site manager to ensure they are properly communicated including the issue of instructions to the contractor.
10. Understand roles and responsibilities within the site team.
11. Assist with ensuring temporary works are installed in accordance with the approved design details.
12. Assist with ensuring appropriate inspection, sampling and testing is carried out to verify compliance. Carrying out quality checks and witnessing, and reporting of any non-conformances.
13. Carrying out regular Safety, Health and Environmental inspections, attending Safety, Health and Environmental meetings, and reporting all accidents, incidents and near-misses.
14. Assist with monitoring the performance and operation of contractors. Ensure they are properly instructed in the safe execution of their work and programme requirements. Report on their progress.

15. Compilation of site records with the Site Manager's agreement - ensuring that all records are present, correct and complete.
16. Assist with the collation of all data necessary for the measurement of key performance indicators (KPIs) and assist with the necessary prepared.
17. Promoting a 'right first time' culture and the use of quality management procedures as a means of continuous improvement.
18. Maintain all necessary records required for incorporation into the handover documentation (eg. Health and Safety Files, as-constructed drawings and asset registers).
19. Promoting the introduction of innovation, and the recording/sharing of best practice and lessons learnt.
20. Promoting a partnering ethos to provide a working environment of co-operation, trust, respect, open communication and honesty.
21. Assist with the management and co-ordination of network occupancy activities including development of traffic management proposals, roadspace booking, stakeholder liaison and updating Scheduled Road Works (SRW).

Key Relationships:
* Construction Management Team members (Construction Manager / Construction Team Leaders / Site Managers / Inspectors / Clerk of Works).
o Scheme Programme Manager,
o Area Engineer,
o Network Manager,
o Principal Designer,
o Health and Safety Manager,
o Environmental Manager,
o Design Team Leader.
* Highways England.
* Contractors and Suppliers.
* Key stakeholders: Emergency Services, Local Authorities, Department of the Environment, the Public and the Media.

Individual / Person Requirements:
* SMSTS (5 Day CITB Site Manager's Safety Training Scheme).
* Experience in the delivery of the Principal Contractor's obligations under the CDM Regulations 2015 and role of the Supervisor under the NEC.
* Extensive experience in the successful delivery of major highway projects involving night time working and restricted site availability.

* Experienced in the successful delivery of construction projects to tight time and budget constraints.
* Good working knowledge of construction programming.
* Good working knowledge of risk management.
* Problem solving skills.
* Conversant with the Microsoft Office suite of programs.
* Commitment and adaptability.
* Drive and determination.
* Positive attitude to the delivery of schemes through collaborative working in a partnering environment.

* Qualified to HNC in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
* CSCS (Supervisor) Card.
* Experience of working for a major contractor at Sub-Agent level or above.
* First Aid Certificate.
* Temporary Works Co-ordinator Certificate.
* Appointed Person (Lifting Operations) Card.
* Fire Safety Co-ordinator/Marshal Certificate.
* Knowledge of the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCHW).

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