Full-Time, Permanent
Posted 1 month ago

To empower people and industries to create a safer and more productive world

Wednesbury Based – Full Time permanent position, £45k – £65k + competitive benefits package

Our client is a team of planning, design and construction specialists building a number of new tram extensions across the West Midlands. Formed in 2016 to transform the West Midlands by delivering the best integrated transport system for the future. We work hard to be a best practice organisation, delivering stakeholder-focused services as it plans and delivers five Metro extensions across the region for the West Midlands Combined Authority.

What will I be doing?

As the Construction Manager you will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. You will deliver projects to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance.  On a day- to-day basis your responsibilities will include:

  • Site Management
  • Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised
  • Assume overall responsibility for the successful delivery of projects
  • Deliver the work safely and without environmental incidents
  • Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects
  • Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, ITP’s and waste management plans, in line with MMA and Company procedures
  • Produce and manage the project programme
  • Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks
  • Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official bodies
  • Deliver end product to customer satisfaction
  • Assist in providing information for the cost plan for the project
  • Maximise project value
  • Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed
  • Provide information to ensure KR’s and KPI are achieved.


What hours will I be expected to work?

Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week.

What experience would we like you to have?

In order to be selected for this role, your application must demonstrate

  • Extensive construction and civil engineering experience gained within senior level site management position
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a design and build culture, new bridge construction and bridge deck replacements, reinforced concrete, drainage, transportation or structures knowledge
  • Plant, labour and materials management and cost control, with experience of procurement and contract management of packages of construction work.
  • Experience of varied environments such as utility, highway works and working on Network Rail assets (light rail exposure advantageous)
  • Knowledge of finance systems and Cost and budget administration
  • Working knowledge of NEC contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme and Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting
  • Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering
  • Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent
  • CSCS manager card
  • IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS

It would also be beneficial to hold:

  • Temporary Works Co-ordinator
  • CEng MICE, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Primavera P6 software
  • Confined space training
  • First Aid at Work


Our client offers a range of benefits including:

  • 26 days paid annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
  • Car allowance of £6120 per annum
  • Contributory Pension
  • Healthshield health cash plan
  • Non contractual bonus scheme

As an equal opportunity’s employer, we do not discriminate on grounds of ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.


About Us

Our mission is to ensure that we make our clients operate more safely and achieve more productivity when on site, whether delivering new projects, track renewal programmes or maintenance of the rail infrastructure. We are not just another infrastructure company, but a trusted company who understands the value of partnerships and long standing business relationships, continually looking to deliver outstanding performance and customer service, and we remain as one of the market leading rail services groups within the UK.

We believe in the value and contribution of individuals, respecting the diverse make up of our organisation and need people who want to make a difference to our clients and to the growth of the Group. Our teams are committed, supporting each other to meet the demands of an industry sector which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Working together to either plan, resource or deliver a range of services in to a highly demanding industry sector, that can be very reactive, challenging your skills to adapt quickly to new situations. A strong worth ethic and a ‘Can Do’ attitude is the foundation of our business, we want people who can drive success and have a right first time, every time approach to their work life, without cutting corners and who understand the essence of safety and customer service. We are a people orientated business, nurturing, and investing in our staff and teams to become the best at what they do, creating managers and leaders of the future.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, RSS Infrastructure do not discriminate on grounds of ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.
The company also actively encourages both reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces to apply for positions. For more information on how we support ex-military personnel please visit our website.


How To Apply

To apply forward your CV to kaye.toy@auctusmg.co.uk or apply online

Job Features

Job CategoryCivils & Construction
Salary£45k - £65k
Experienceprevious experience working in a similar role and been involved in P-way deliverables and development operations (Ballasted or Slab Track) and will have knowledge and working appreciation of all related enabling and delivery aspect including all multi-discipline interfaces.
Holiday26 days paid annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
PensionContributory Pension

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