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Site Manager

CHAP Group (Aberdeen) Ltd is one of Scotland’s leading privately owned construction groups. We have an inspiring heritage dating back to 1976 when the Company was founded, and a reputation for valuing our employees. Today the Company comprises Construction, Civils and Homes divisions and is a diverse, dynamic and highly successful group which predominantly focuses on providing quality services within the North East of Scotland.

Due to increased work within our Construction Division we have a vacancy for a Site Manager to join the team.

Job Purpose

To supervise all employees on site and make day to day decisions relating to site operations.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring health and safety standards and regulations are complied with
  • Make fundamental decisions regarding operations on site
  • Liaise with architects and engineers regarding drawings and specifications
  • Supervising employees and allocating work on a daily basis
  • Supervision of all non-employees on site eg contractors, agency personnel, work experience placements
  • Identify training and development needs of employees
  • To guarantee quality of work produced and ensure the project is running to schedule
  • Implement changes to the programme or specifications
  • Ensuring that all material required is available on site
  • Provide a material take off in order to quantify materials
  • Produce a ‘snag’ list prior to completion of project and ensure the issues are resolved
  • Completion of appropriate allocation and day work sheets
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the SMSTS provisions
  • Ensure compliance with the CHAP Management systems and requirements of the relevant standards (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018)



  • CITB SMSTS site supervisor certificate
  • CSCS Card
  • Drivers licence
  • First Aid


  • Bachelor 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.

Apply via website with a current CV and also include a cover letter/email providing the following information:

  • why the role is of interest to you and why you think you are a suitable candidate
  • an idea of  your pay expectations
  • what your current notice period/availability to start would be.

job type:

Full Time Permanent


Competitive Remuneration & Benefits Package


Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire

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