Site Manager

Site Manager
The Company

Brownlee Cale are currently recruiting on behalf of a Principal Contractor in the North East who require a Freelance Site Manager due to increased workload.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience working as No 1 on Construction sites valued up to £5million in value. 
For this particular role we are looking for Managers who have extensive experience of client facing roles and building pre-cast concrete framed structures.
The Role

You will be managing a project from inception to completion as No 1 on site reporting into the Senior Contracts Manager.  Responsibilities will include;

  • Managing the programme and making changes where required
  • Managing all Sub Contractors & Trades & Labour on site
  • Procurement of Labour & Materials
  • Ensuring work is carried out in accordance with all specifications
  • Oversee and enforce a high level of Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental processes
  • Produce RAMS
  • Hold tool-box talks and Inductions
  • Report progress and issues to the Contracts Manager on a weekly basis
  • Liaising with consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project
  • Communicating professionally with clients and their representatives 
  • Resolving any unexpected challenges and issues
  • Take responsibility for ensuring the project is completed on time and to budget

The Requirements

Suitable candidates will have the following attributes;

  • Experience as No 1 on Build projects valued £5million for the Principal Contractor
  • Proven experience of overseeing & managing technical and design issues and managing the programme.
  • Professional manner with experience of liaising with the client
  • BSc in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or a time-served trade background
  • Excellent communication and I.T. Skills
  • SMSTS, First Aid, CSCS


This is a temporary position to cover a project with a duration of 6 months, the rate would typically be an hourly rate of £28.00 per hour.

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