Highway Works Manager - West Sussex

West Sussex

I have an exciting opportunity for a Works Manager with highway or major roads experience to join a main contractor on a major roads upgrade. Based in West Sussex, your role will be to manage the successful execution of the works on site. This will be a long-term role for the right candidate as the client has confirmed another project which will start after December.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring construction operations and materials are in compliance with project requirements.
  • Stopping work at any time if the safety or quality of work is in question.
  • Obtaining necessary services from departments.
  • Controlling the project schedule to ensure timely and economical completion.
  • Ensuring that effective corrective actions are taken on identified problems.
  • Liaising with the Management team on management of construction activities.
  • Managing General Foreman and Foreman and ensuring they carry out their key responsibilities and duties.
  • Ensuring appropriate Labour resources are identified and are present on the project when required.
  • Ensuring appropriate Plant resources are identified and are present and deployed correctly on the project when required.
  • Maintain records of daily site activities and report on progress when required.
  • Undertake Health and Safety tours in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Actively contribute to the performance monitoring of the Subcontractors.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • HNC (Construction related) or NVQ Level 2
  • CSCS
  • Demonstration of knowledge and practical application of Site Construction activities and management of staff, operatives and subcontractors
  • Previous Civil Engineering and highways/major road construction