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ENGIE are recruiting for a Trainee Site Manager to be based in Salford / Lytham St Annes. This is a permanent  full time role working 36.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview:

The role of the Trainee Site Manager is to assist the site team to manage the building project in accordance with agreed timescales, quality and cost.

The Trainee Site Manager will develop excellent relationships with customers, assist in managing the Supply Chain and assist the site team to manage a contract which has variable value ranges. 

At the same time you will develop your own working knowledge through on site experience and further education via day release.  

Main Duties:

  • Adherence to the Company quality standards including:
  • Management of defects
  • Fully understand the Construction Phase Plan Requirements, including it’s development 
  • Compliance with materials / workmanship schedules
  • Subcontractor code of conduct
  • Assist with the preparation of the Health and Safety file
  • Read and understand Specification, Drawings, Preliminaries, Preambles and Contract Documentation
  • To assist the site team with the Completion of the Contract in accordance with the agreed Plan and Programme
  • Ensure own compliance of all Company policies and procedures
  • Assist the site team to ensure current Safety, Health and Welfare requirements are met and implemented
  • Develop personal understanding of construction issues
  • Understand and implement the Company Quality Assurance system
  • Assist the site team to monitor orders and deliveries to ensure that all materials are available when required
  • Assist the site team to ensure that materials are supplied and fixed in accordance with Contract Specification
  • Ensure materials are stored in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations, so as to minimise loss and wastage
  • Assist the site team to order correct materials in sufficient time to ensure their availability when required
  • Assist the site team to ensure sub-contractors are kept advised of Site requirements
  • Assist site team to distribute information & receive information from the subcontractors
  • Keep Senior Site staff / Contracts Manager advised of all problems with sub-contractors
  • Assist the site team to draft construction and short term programmes using IT based software in conjunction with the Planning Department
  • Assist the site team to up-date the Construction Programme weekly indicating the progress to date
  • Assist the site team to collate daily allocation sheets including permits and the like
  • Ensure that Plant on site is of good quality and working efficiently
  • Ensure all Plant Drivers are approved in accordance with the current regulations
  • Pass details of all instructions received on site to Senior Site staff / Contracts Manager
  • Assist the site team to ensure that all of the works are handed over to the customer
  • Maintain and update Construction Phase Health & Safety plan as works proceed
  • Liaison with the client, consultants, contract administrator, head office etc.
  • Safe storage and co-ordination of materials
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
  • Attend all mandatory courses related to your role
  • Comply with all the roles and responsibilities as set out within the SHEQ management system

Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:

Skills and abilities

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Financial and commercial awareness
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Professional attitude and approach to work
  • Ability to competently operate MS office (Word & Excel)
  • Current and Valid UK driving license
  • Be prepared to work within various geographical areas


  • Previous Site experience 
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Understanding of local government construction (refurb/New Build) projects

For more information about ENGIE, please visit:


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

If you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview.

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