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Section Manager

Job Title: Section Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 138
Job Published: August 13, 2018 11:47

Job Description

We have an opportunity for two Section Managers to join our Construction North East team to work on two new projects – a £27m development of an Inpatients Facility currently in progress, and the other a £32m high end residential build seeking commencement in January 2019.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Keep and maintain records, for area of responsibility i.e. Labour Returns, Daily Diaries, Cube Results, As Built Programmes, and Weekly Project Report.
Carry out material scheduling, and call offs including reinforcement, brickwork etc.
Demonstrate understanding of Engineering requirements and the importance of Grid Lines and T.B.M.
Participate, contribute and where required chair and minute meetings with Sub-Contractors  
Draft Contractual correspondence for approval by the Commercial Team  
Work safely at all times

We are looking for qualified and competent Section Managers with experience on construction projects in excess of £10m along with the ability to apply basic Project Management tools and techniques, as well as prioritise own workload in line with set objectives.


To be successful in the role you will be a confident communicator with an awareness of key health and safety legislations and an understanding of trades best practice and quality control.


A bit about us:


Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Within the Group, Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality. We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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