Project Manager

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    Civil Engineering

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    Negotiable depending on experience

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    Ben Knight

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Title: Civil Engineering/Groundworks Project Manager (Permanent)

Location: South Wales

Site Hours: 7.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday 

Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum plus competitive package



Thorn Baker is currently working with a South Wales and West based, specialist civil engineering and construction company, to recruit a Civils/Groundworks Project Manager who will join the team on a permanent basis.

Thorn Baker's client has been long established and is currently experiencing a period of significant growth with an order book packed until 2023. They require someone to manage a number small schemes ranging from £75000-£1m in value. 

This is an opportunity for a Site Agent/Manager, who has groundworks and/or civil engineering experience, to step into a Project Manager position; or an already established Project Manager to move to a thriving company with a varied and interesting workload

Please note, Thorn Baker's client will consider someone who has worked their way up from the tools and holds no degree OR someone who has come up via the technical route holding relevant civil engineering qualifications and engineering experience

As Project Manager you will:

  • Manage each individual project, consisting of Managers, Supervisors, Engineers and Operatives, from conception through to completion
  • Undertake regular formal inspections of sites and ensure checks on machines are being carried out
  • Liaise with Setting out Engineers, other Managers and Site Supervisors to ensure smooth delivery of each individual scheme
  • Ensure Health and Safety processes and procedures are adhered to on site and all relevant health and safety paperwork/RAMS are filled in accordingly by the correct representative
  • Ensure all QA documents are filled out and filed accordingly

Thorn Baker's Client is looking for someone who:

  • Has a demonstrable background working in a groundworks/civil engineering environment with either a main or sub contractor 
  • Be happy working in a fast paced environment with a varied workload
  • Have strong communication skills 
  • Understand the principals of setting out and be able to assist if necessary 
  • Has relevant qualifications (CSCS, SMSTS)

Benefits include:

  • A negotiable salary of up to £55K 
  • A package consisting of company vehicle, pension, l30 days holiday + Christmas shutdown as an addition, company laptop and mobile phone
  • The opportunity to join an established and busy, specialist civil engineering company in the local area

For further information relating to this role, please contact Ben Knight of Thorn Baker on 07811 744871 or apply directly to the advert or via email ben@thornbaker.co.uk 

Key skills: Project Management, CSCS, SMSTS, Groundworks, Civil Engineering, Drainage, Surfacing