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Site Manager

Job Title: Site Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG371
Job Published: September 19, 2019 14:55

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an M&E Site Manager with mechanical bias to join our Construction Southern Home Counties team in Basingstoke on the £50m Portsmouth University Project, which will provide superior leisure facilities and resources for college students, as well as teaching facilities and office space.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Support the M&E PM in development of the construction programme, short term look ahead planning reports and equipment and materials schedules
Develop a daily key action plan that includes productivity and people management
Attend/Chair internal meetings with sub-contractors on site progress
Review design drawings for build-ability and co-ordination, raising RFI where appropriate
Manage the flow of sub-contractors design information as delegated by the Project Manager to suit the programme of works on site
Assist the Project Manager and or Design Manager to produce and monitor the MIRS

We are looking for a qualified and competent Site Manager with mechanical bias who has previous experience on construction projects in excess of £10 million.


To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive, passionate and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business.


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 Wates Group, Wates Building Services (WBS) can combine greater commerciality with an integrated approach across our supply chain - This replaces traditional M&E procurement on some of Wates Construction’s projects, working with specialist sub-contractors to implement a tailored approach on a project-by-project basis. This in-house platform ensures we can deliver greater value.

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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