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Construction Site Manager

  • Location: Plymouth, PL1 4SG
  • Salary: Negotiable hourly rate
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Kayleigh Bentham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 12 months initially
  • Start Date: 2022-07-08
  • Expiry Date: 07 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 11858

Construction Site Manager

NRL are recruiting for a Construction Site Manager to be based on a site in the South of England. This role is a hands-on position providing a pivotal role in the project’s success. Working on a highly regulated site with exposure to nuclear regulations you will be tasked with the safe delivery of a project. Please note this role is inside IR35.


  • Be the focal point for the Company, Customer and sub-contractors.

  • Ensure all activities are planned, assessed and managed so that risks or hazards are adequately identified and controlled to ensure compliance with relevant Company and Customer standards, expectations, rules and procedures.

  • Set and uphold standards and expectations in line with Company initiatives such as People Who Do the Right Thing and People Who Lead Safely.

  • Organise and obtain sufficient resources to deliver the applicable work scope as described in the contract and/or project documentation.

  • Oversee the implementation of work to ensure that it meets the required technical and quality standards - hence delivered right first time.

  • Ensure suitable Safe Systems of Work (Risk Assessments, Methods Statements etc.) are produced so that supervisors and work teams can be effectively set to work, supervised, and are provided with adequate instruction and information to complete the work task safely.

  • Manage and control sub-contractors where applicable.

  • Review and assess training and competency records of personnel (including those of sub-contractors) to ensure that those assigned to undertake tasks are competent to do so.

  • Provide regular reports, information, and statistics to the Company and/or Customer to demonstrate performance against Safety, Quality, Time, and Cost criteria.

  • Carry out regular workplace inspections to ensure compliance with relevant Company and Customer standards, expectations, rules, and procedures.

  • Immediately report any unplanned events or incidents in line with Company and Customer procedures.

  • Leading Self: Is a role model, demonstrating Cavendish principles, promoting health, safety and wellbeing, respect, and inclusion.

  • Leading Others: Owns the performance and development of their team members, including effective and ongoing communication and feedback.

  • Leading Resources: Responsible for effective planning and organisation of resources to deliver on customer promises.


  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment, ideally nuclear or defence

  • CSCS Card

  • CSCS Black Card – Desirable

  • Engineering knowledge

  • CDM Knowledge

  • Degree Qualified or Vocational with extensive experience

  • Ability to write documentation

  • Contractor Management experience

  • Highly organised and ability to build relationships at all levels

What’s on offer

  • Negotiable hourly rate

  • 12 month initial contract

  • Access to contractor benefits

About NRL

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life, and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

For temporary workers and contractors opting to work with us through our Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payroll service, we’re delighted to offer a wealth of benefits including access to virtual and telephone GP appointments 24/7, health and wellness resources, gym discounts and retail savings.