Assistant Site Manager

Assistant Site Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Housing Maintenance Trades

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Holly Lewis

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Assistant Site Manager (Social Housing Refurb)

Type: 6 Month FTC

Location: Tyne & Wear

Salary: £30,000 – 35,000 per annum + company vehicle / allowance

Hours: Mon – Fri (37.5 hours)

I am currently recruiting for a principal contractor based in the North East, they are currently looking for three Assistant Site Manager’s to join their team and assist them in the management and delivery of their Decent homes scheme. You must have experience working on site and a good understanding of local government construction (refurb/New Build) projects.

Benefits Include:

  • Pension
  • Paid holidays (+8 public holidays)
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee discount shopping scheme, including discounts on gym memberships, holiday packages and more
  • Employee personal & professional development profile
  • Personal and career development pathways supported by an academy

Day to Day:

  • Assist with the preparation of the Health and Safety file
  • Read and understand Specification, Drawings, Preliminaries, Preambles and Contract Documentation
  • Ensure own compliance of all Company policies and procedures
  • Develop personal understanding of construction issues
  • Understand and implement the Company Quality Assurance system
  • Store all materials in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations, so as to minimise loss and wastage
  • Advise Buying Department of any materials that are likely to be surplus at least one month before Contract Completion
  • Assist site team to distribute information & receive information from the subcontractors
  • Keep Senior Site staff / Contracts Manager advised of all problems with sub-contractors
  • Assist the site team to draft construction and short term programmes using IT based software in conjunction with the Planning Department
  • Ensure that Plant on site is of good quality and working efficiently
  • Ensure all Plant Drivers are approved in accordance with the current regulations
  • Ensure all certification is valid and up-to-date

Assist the site team

  • To complete Weekly GRN reports electronically
  • To ensure that materials are supplied and fixed in accordance with Contract Specification
  • To order correct materials in sufficient time to ensure their availability when required
  • To ensure sub-contractors are kept advised of Site requirements
  • To up-date the Construction Programme weekly indicating the progress to date
  • To ensure progress is recorded on the standard Company records
  • To collate daily allocation sheets
  • To record daily labour levels on site
  • Assist the QS dept with the implementation of the Operatives Bonus system
  • To keep weekly record of onsite plant
  • To distribute information & receive information from the subcontractors
  • To monitor orders and deliveries to ensure that all materials are available when required
  • To ensure current Safety, Health and Welfare requirements are met and implemented
  • With the Completion of the Contract in accordance with the agreed Plan and Programme


Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:

  • Skills and Ability to fully operate Microsoft Project
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Financial and commercial awareness
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Professional attitude and approach to work
  • Ability to competently operate MS office (Word & Excel)
  • Current and Valid UK driving licence abilities:


  • Previous Site experience
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Understanding of local government construction (refurb/New Build) projects
  • SMSTS / CSCS / Asbestos / PASMA / SSSTS, etc

Please apply or contact Holly Lewis at Build Recruitment for further details.

We’ll take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role. We’ll also take references and may ask for proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

We work with a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, and we will work with you to identify clients in which your skills, experience and personality will fit. Once we submit you for a role you will receive support and regular communication throughout the interview process.

From there our commitment to you is all about being your career partner. We’ll identify suitable jobs, provide support, and career guidance and even provide regular salary benchmarking.

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.