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Site Manager

Due to recent contract awards in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire area we are currently looking for Site Managers.

Job Purpose

To supervise all personnel on site and make day to day decisions relating to site operations to ensure that they planned and carried out safely, within budget and to a high standard.

Main Responsibilities & Duties

  • Ensuring health and safety standards and regulations are complied with.
  • Liaise with design team regarding drawings and specifications – ensuring TQs are implemented timeously.
  • Supervision of CHAP site employees – allocation of daily work expectations, ensuring work packs and instructions are clearly understood.
  • Supervision of all CHAP personnel and non-CHAP employees on site e.g. subcontractors, agency personnel, work experience placements.
  • To guarantee quality of work produced by implementing ITP inspections, issuing defect notices as required and implement rectification.
  • Monitor contract and target programmes to ensure key dates are met and implement 2-4 week Excel look ahead programmes, ensuring all plant, labour and materials are delivered to meet programme demands.
  • Review specifications and propose alternatives to increase margin where applicable
  • Provide detailed material take-offs, accurately quantifying materials timeously – this must have back up notes for others to understand/marked up drawings/etc.
  • Produce a ‘snag’ list prior to project completion and ensure all identified issues are resolved timeously.
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the SMSTS provisions.



  • CITB SMSTS site supervisor certificate
  • CSCS Card
  • Driver’s licence
  • First Aid


  • Bachelor’s Degree related to construction or civil engineering
  • Management qualification NVQ/SVQ level 4 is desirable (holds or is currently undertaking or is willing to achieve in a timely manner).
  • Construction trade craft apprenticeship


Essential Criteria:

  • Sufficient knowledge and experience of managing the construction of multi-disciplinary highly serviced buildings to demonstrate full competency in site management of such projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence, persuade, guide and motivate others.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Computer Literacy – including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Minimum 2 years project supervising experience including directing site works and project management.
  • Ability to maintain up-to-date knowledge of best practice.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of effectively dealing with operational issues, opportunities and obstacles.

How to Apply:

Applications can be submitted by sending your CV & a covering letter to

We look forward to receiving your application.

job type:

Full Time, Permanent Position


Competitive remuneration and benefits package


Opportunities in various locations in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

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