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Construction Site Team Leader/Supervisor

Operating Company: Berkeley Group
Title: Construction Site Team Leader/Supervisor
Is this a business operations role, or trade role? Business Operations
Application Reference Number: 003
Level: 3
Entry Requirements: Level 2 qualification or GCSE English and Maths (A-C)
Location: Various
Working Hours: 40 hours per week
Starting Salary: £18,500 (under 18 years of age), £21,000 (over 18 years of age) 
Application End Date: 31 July 2021
Description: Oversee the planning, design, and construction of a project from beginning to end. Site supervisors and assistant site managers are required to keep within the timescale and budget of a project and manage any delays or problems encountered on-site during construction. You'll spend around a year studying towards your level 3 apprenticeship whilst gaining valuable experience to work towards becoming an Assistant Site Manager. You may choose to do further training afterwards, or to gain more experience working in a supervisory role on site, whilst being supported by our project teams.

Overview of the Role:

  • To assist in managing an efficient construction operation, to achieve health & safety, quality and production delivery requirements within the constraints of the project cost plan
  • Become familiar with safety, quality processes and programme for the specific operations happening on site
  • Become familiar with all relevant design information.  Learn to read and understand drawings, including reinforcement drawings.  Start to look ahead of the works happening on site
  • Become proficient in the use of the company management system.  Understand what "Good" looks like and play a part in making
  • Take every possible opportunity to improve your knowledge and development - expand the breadth of your knowledge-base as well as the depth
  • Assist in ensuring that all building operations are carried out safely, in strict accordance with the Company's Health & Safety policy and the operation-specific Risk Assessment Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Play a key role in administering the environmental, safety and health documentation - ensure paperwork is of the required standard and content and is filed correctly and promptly
  • Assist with ensuring that necessary action is promptly taken when subcontractors/suppliers fail to meet any pre-agreed or company requirements
  • Carrying out ad-hoc tasks as required by the line manager
  • Work safely and competently in a site based environment always adhering to Group Health and Safety standards

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake an agreed programme of learning that leads to gaining a recognised qualification as part of an apprenticeship framework/standard
  • To actively participate in your development plan under the supervision of your line manager, and the training provider assessor
  • To work under supervision to learn your role. Specifics for each apprenticeship role can be found at the end of the job description
  • To work safely and competently and always adhere to Group Standards
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) is used at the appropriate time for each task being undertaken.
  • To undertake and take part in other duties, meetings, toolbox talks, supervision, training and events as requested by your manager that aids learning and development for your role
  • To demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, forming mutual trust and professional respect
  • To operate with a 'one team' approach demonstrating flexible engagement with internal and external colleagues
  • To operate with consistent effort, overcoming obstacles to achieve a goal
  • To be self-driven with a willingness to learn, adopting a 'can do' mentality and work ethic
  • To maintain the Berkeley Group brands and assist in our collective effort to design and deliver a high quality product leading to positive customer satisfaction at hand-over and beyond
  • To consistently work to a high standard and look for ways to improve current working practices and processes for the benefit of our customers and the company
  • Act in accordance with the company culture and values
  • Play your part in helping us to meet the goals set out within Our Vision 2030, and assist us in being a world-class business trusted  to transform the most challenging  sites into exceptional places and to maximise our positive impact on  society, the economy and the  natural world

Person Specification:

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Reliable and punctual 
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • General organisation & coordination abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Self-motivation and commitment
  • Well-presented and business-like
  • Willing to work outdoors and in all weather conditions

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