Works Manager

Posted 27 April 2023
Salary £300 - 340 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameSam Carr

Job description

Job Title: Works Manager - Highway Schemes
Location: Bristol Area
Contract: Freelance, Full time
We are seeking an experienced Works Manager to join our team and oversee the delivery of our highway schemes in the Bristol area. As a Works Manager, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our projects, ensuring that work is carried out safely, efficiently, and to the required quality standards.
Key Responsibilities:
·Manage the day-to-day operations of multiple highway schemes, ensuring that work is carried out safely, efficiently, and to the required quality standards
·Liaise with Project Managers to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget
·Manage and coordinate subcontractors and suppliers, ensuring that they deliver their work to the required quality and standards
·Conduct site visits and inspections to ensure that work is progressing as planned and to identify any potential issues or risks
·Ensure that all work is carried out in compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and standards
·Manage and maintain project documentation and records, ensuring that they are accurate and up-to-date
·Monitor project costs and manage budgets, ensuring that costs are kept within budget
·Provide leadership and support to site teams, ensuring that they are motivated and working efficiently
·Attend and contribute to project meetings with stakeholders and clients, providing updates on project progress and identifying any issues or risks
Skills and Experience:
·A degree in civil engineering, construction management, or a related discipline
·Minimum of 5 years' experience in works management, preferably in the highways sector
·Strong leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and manage teams
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and project teams
·Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and mitigate project risks
·Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
·Knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations and standards
This is a permanent position with a competitive salary package, including a range of benefits. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and work on some of the most challenging highway schemes in the Bristol area, then we would like to hear from you.
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Sam at Carrington West on 02394314911 for more information.