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Site Manager – Utilities

  • £50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Due to a healthy pipeline, our client who are a multi-disciplined contractor who turnover £100M, are currently recruiting for an experienced Site Manager to work within their mains replacement division. If you have experience of managing street works and excavations / backfilling in the highways sector along with working on shafts / deep drainage projects in the UK, please get in touch.

About the company

Our client is a multi-disciplined, reputable sub-contractor who currently turnover £100m per annum. As a business, they specialise primarily within the water (wastewater and clean water) and infrastructure/non-infrastructure areas of civil engineering, with offices in North London, Kent, and on the South Coast. The company has some of the best employees in the industry working for them, they are very well respected across the utility industry and are currently in a period of steady growth.

Whilst the business is looking to expand, they are also keen to maintain their family feel atmosphere, offering an enjoyable working environment and everyone is treated as a name, not a number, with the respect from the directors across the company.

They are a relationship-based contractor and pride themselves on the quality of the work that they produce. This has led them to have repeat business with Thames Water, holding certain frameworks for over 30 years. On top of this, they have long-standing relationships with Affinity Water, Southern Water, and South East Water and have recently started working with Anglian Water.

About the opportunity:

Due to successful company expansion, our client is recruiting for an experienced Site Manager who will be accountable for supervising / managing the construction activities that take place on a day to day basis on various sites and ensure the successful completion of the contract under your supervision. Reporting directly into the Project Manager, you will oversee 3 project teams (3-4 professionals in each) ensuring activities undertaken on sites are carried out to the highest practicable safety standards and delivered to programme.

Working within the mains replacement department, projects will involve installation via open cut, horizontal direction drilling and insertion, working with Thames Water. Projects are fast paced throughout London and the position will involve programming, dealing with clients, local authorities and the general public along with working on permits.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this opportunity, my client is targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere between £50,000 – £55,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered in addition to other benefits associated with a large successful company.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must come from a water or gas background, hold a valid SMSTS and experience of managing street works and excavations / backfilling in the highways sector along with working on shafts / deep drainage projects. Furthermore, you must have the ability to effectively communicate to site crews, liaise with clients and local authorities, hold a good knowledge of HSG47 and also a full UK driving license.

How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss further on a confidential basis.