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Assistant Site Manager

Application Reference Number: 0212
Function: Construction
Location: Colindale, London
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 05/02/2021
Job Purposed: Effectively and professionally assist Site Manager with monitoring and supervision of site works including subcontract packages. Assist with delivering project safely in accordance with company procedures, programme requirements and specifications.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Familiarise and understand the contract programme and the mode / method strategy
  • Assist Site Manager is ensuring operatives are working to the latest method statements and check they understand the method statement
  • Assist Site Manager with managing, controlling and liaising with the sub / trade contractors regarding their contract performance (including their labour, plant and material requirements)
  • Solve site problems when they occur, providing feedback on any defects or defaults found and put forward any innovative ideas to alter current methodology
  • Assist Site Manager with receiving and inspecting material deliveries to site as and when they arrive
  • Assist with the design and coordination of production information with respect to site requirements / conditions / cost restraints
  • Be aware of design changes and their impact - ensuring that the site progress is in accordance with the latest design information at all times
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is kept up to date regarding sub / trade contractor performance, issues on site etc. and reported back to the commercial team
  • Ensure that all directives provided to sub / trade contractors are carried out in accordance with company procedures are not verbal directives only
  • Promote the site safety culture
  • Ensure that all works are carried out in a planned, controlled and safe manner in accordance with statutory regulations, current standards and company health, safety environmental and quality standards
  • Ensure all operatives on site have been inducted and possess a valid skills card
  • Ensure standards of plant and site facilities are always maintained in accordance with H, S and Welfare regulations and procedures
  • Ensure that health, safety and environmental matters are regularly checked (more than once a day) and are being attended to properly
  • Validate installation for quality standards and compliance with specifications and requirements
  • To ensure inspected works are regularly checked for soundness of quality and compliance with specifications and drawings
  • Carry out benchmarking and snagging of works
  • Assist Site Manager with maintaining all records, including letters, e-mails, notices, drawings, site records, and computer data
  • Assist Site Manager with ensuring daily diaries are completed and that progress reports are communicated on a regular basis to the senior management

Technical Competencies:

  • Previous experience as a Construction Supervisor within the Construction Industry essential
  • Experience with a house builder or residential property developer highly desirable
  • Management experience of multiple sub / trade contractors essential

Person Specification:

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • An effective leader, motivator and mentor
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined
  • Team player
  • Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
  • Well-presented and business like

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday.


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