Site Manager

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  • Sector:

    Civil Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £220 - 280 per day

  • Contact:

    Ben Knight

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Job Title- Groundworks/Earthworks Site Manager

Type- Freelance (Outside of IR35)- Ltd companies accepted

Contract Length- Up to 8 months

Rate of Pay- £220 - £280 per day

Thorn Baker is happy to be working with a regional civil engineering and groundworks contractor to recruit a freelance Site Manager to manage the groundworks and infrastructure package on a school project in Derby. 

This project is programmed to last until March 2022. The successful candidate will benefit from a competitive rate of pay (outside of IR35) of between £220 and £280 per day (dependant on experience.

As Site Manager you will:

  • Efficiently manage site programmes as agreed with the client and stakeholders
  • Provide support and continual guidance for the team
  • Ensure all activities meet with requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care
  • Maintain resource levels of labour, plant and materials
  • Complete daily diaries, briefings and safety documentation
  • Liaise daily with the principal contractor
  • Lead, motivate and direct your teams on all work streams to ensure high working standards.
  • Ensure a number of daily inspections are completed on Trade Operatives / nominated sub-contractors

Thorn Baker's client is looking for someone with:

  • First Aid at Work, SMSTS, CSCS Card
  • Experience working on similar projects consisting of groundworks, roads, sewers, drainage, foundations 
  • Experience working on projects consisting of earthworks/cut and fill (desirable) 
  • Proven experience of efficient programme management within civils/groundworks


  • Competitive rate of pay (between £220-280 per day dependant on experience)
  • The chance to work on a good length contract for a potential 8 month period

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