Works Manager

Location Barnstaple
Discipline: Highways, Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Up to £50000.00 per annum
Contact name: Luke Norton

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH8640_1654075274
Published: 30 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Main Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Site Agent you will be expected to understand and accept verbal and written instruction and be responsible for:

  • Planning and organising labour and plant resource to undertake the works in line with the construction programme
  • Planning and organising labour and plant resource to undertake the works safely and in accordance with company Health and Safety Policy and procedures
  • Ensuring adherence to Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Permits
  • Ensuring the timely ordering and delivery of plant and materials
  • Supporting the site team in the effective planning and delivery of the works
  • Managing and delegating duties to Foremen and Site Supervisors
  • Undertake Tool-Box Talks and Daily Task Briefings
  • Liaise with fellow members of the project team and client's representatives on site
  • Compiling and maintaining daily work record sheets and diaries

The Ideal Candidate

Successful candidates will have previous experience within the Civil Engineering industry on similar highway projects. Candidates would be expected to have experience and knowledge of the following disciplines:

  • Earthworks and excavations
  • Drainage and underground service diversions
  • General carriageway construction and resurfacing
  • Structural Concrete


  • To possess a valid CSCS & SMSTS card
  • To be eligible to work in the UK
  • To work site hours (Generally 07.30 - 17.30 Monday to Friday)
  • To work occasional night and weekend shifts
  • To be motivated and enthusiastic

Successful candidates will be given every opportunity to develop and progress their careers with a forward thinking and rapidly expanding business on future schemes across the South West region