Working for the Principal Contractor on a new road connecting Kent and Essex the Site Manager is responsible for actively managing the site compounds and work areas for the ground investigation. Site compounds may constitute a main satellite compound, mini compounds and laydown areas, work areas etc.
The Site Manager will be responsible for the management of the Site Agent and Site Access Coordinator and report directly to the Package Leads. The Site Manager will ensure that the contractual requirements and CDM standards are always met by the ground investigation subcontractor and will remain responsible for all works being undertaken on the Package for its duration. You will therefore be working closely with the Contractor to ensure that all on-site activities are carried out in a safe and responsible manner, with a key focus on safety, time and quality, including the preparation by the contractor and prior approval of Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) and all other safety documentation.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Health and SafetyCo-operate with the Package H&S Advisor and the H&S Team to encourage a good safety culture.
Responsible for safety management of the project providing visible leadership for continuous improvement and innovation. Responsible for the implementation of the construction phase plan and subcontractor staff, ensuring that all requirements are delivered by the package, highlighting where these standards are not being met and putting in place corrective actions.
Ensure the implementation of any contractual and statutory health and safety requirements including work plant / equipment registers, PPE register, permit to work systems etc.
Ensure the technical and health and safety review of all sub-contractor safety documentation, CSCS cards / training and inductions.
With the support of the H&S Advisor undertake regular Safety Management Observations and participates in regular site inspections, client site inspections and Director walk rounds.
Report Incidents; ensure the timely reporting of any Health and Safety requirements including timescales for any accident / incident reporting/ monthly sub-contractor SHE Reports, Project Dashboard.
Coordinates, develops and conduct weekly safety meeting with sub-contractors and the H&S Advisor to review compliance, coordination, training, initiatives and feedback.
Develop with the H&S Advisor, the site H&S communications requirements for the project and regular review of implementation, feedback and continual improvement.
Responsible for the accommodation, furnishings, services, equipment and vehicles used during the Ground Investigation, from the commencement date, until the removal at the end of the Site Operations;
Coordinate the investigation and resolution of operational problems in conjunction with other personnel.
Record any sort of nonconformity on site;
Review history of accidents and incidents, and prepares reports and recommendations as required. Reviews reports and presents corrective actions for specific situations identified;
Complete close out actions and reporting following incident investigations.
Coordinate safety of the project, gives safety orientation, toolbox talks, H&S stand downs etc;
Interface with carriers, contractors and other safety professionals to direct and improve effectiveness of safety standards, codes and regulations at the site compounds.
Assure the proper level of training for subcontractors and collates and check competency prior to start of work;
Supervise all sub-contractors and trades and assures the proper use of plant, equipment and vehicles.
May be responsible for the coordination of the project drug-testing program.
Provide direction and leadership to assigned personnel including the Site Agent and Site Access Coordinator.
Provide guidance and assistance relative to operating problems at the site compounds.
Manage the ground investigation subcontractor’s mobilisation and demobilisation activities, including management of plant/equipment etc.
Application of key quality principles throughout the operational processes of planning, control, assurance and improvement.
Understand and adhere to quality, health, safety and environmental policies at an operational level. Comply with all statutory health and safety regulations.
Clear communication by verbal and written records with all parties including field operational and supervisory staff, suppliers and sub-contractors.
Co-ordination of sub-contractors and site personnel to assist the Package Leads in ensuring safe, efficient, high quality and programme-compliant ground investigation activities.
Ensure RAMS, Safe Systems of Work and Permits to Work are in place prior to the commencement of stated activities.
Support the Project Engineer and Lead Geotechnical Engineer in the technical delivery requirements, monitoring and recording of progress the project.
Monitor the progress and quality of the works through liaising with the Package Manager, Site Agent and Project Manager.
Liaise with LTC’s Investigation Supervisor team and the ground investigation subcontractor’s managers through regular Package progress, risk reduction and ad hoc meetings.
Complete/review inspection and test plans, risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.
Supervise, prepare, check and approve site (and design) work in accordance with company procedures.
• Degree in construction or civil engineering (or equivalent qualification)
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in managing construction activities
• Have attended EPIC training (project specific H&S induction training)
• Asbestos awareness training
• CSCS card
• Full UK Driving Licence
• First aid (3 day course preferable)