Apprentice Trainee Site Manager - Vistry Partnerships - KA 093

Company overview

Vistry Partnerships are part of the Bovis Group, they are in the top 250 companies on the stock exchange.
They are a home builder and are building in Knowsley for two clients.

Key responsibilities for the role:

 
  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Site Management.
  • Assist the Site Manager in the supervision of the day to day delivery of construction projects; quality, time, procurement, contractors including the supervision of sub-contractors and the monitoring of contractor attendance and progress providing direct instruction as necessary.
  • Complete daily site physical and on-line paperwork including health and Safety forms and reports.
  • Conduct site inductions for all visitors and contractors.
  • Ensure high touch areas of the site are cleaned, including welfare facilities, in line with COVID Safe Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure contractors have the necessary cards and qualifications to perform their job safely on site.
  • Ensure all site personnel are working safely, stopping work if unsafe and speaking up to address any safety concerns.
  • Ensure that detailed plans are followed such that  materials and resources are available in order to meet the overall project plan.
  • Ensure all materials delivered to site in a timely manner to meet production needs.
  • Ensure that all additional work is identified and that the site team are fully aware of all potential opportunities and risks.
  • Communicate any project issues/risks to site team to ensure that they are fully aware of project progress and are notified of all financial, specification and time risks.
  • Embrace learning and development opportunities.
  • Help to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Embrace sustainable practices relevant to your role, helping to identify opportunities for improvement.

Person specification

Education, training or qualifications 

Essential: 

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook 
  • A formal Construction qualification at level 3 or higher

Desirable: 

  • Valid SMSTS / SSSTS Certificate 
  • Valid First Aid at Work Certificate 
  • Valid Scaffold Inspection certificate 
  • CSCS Card

Relevant Experience

Essential: 

  • Some experience of working on a construction site

Desirable: 

  • Experience working on new build projects
  • Experience in the management of Health and Safety
     

Special skills or knowledge 

Essential: 

  • Up to date knowledge of Health and Safety obligations and building legislation 

Interpersonal skills and attitude 

Essential: 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence people 
     

Special Circumstances 

Essential: 

  • A strong interest in pursuing a career in Site Management.


Location: Halewood Site Office 
Contracted hours: 37.5
Hourly rate of pay: NMW
Closing date: Wednesday, 4 August 2021

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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