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Closing Date: 28/02/2024
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary TBC
Company Esh Group

Job Description

Overall Objective:

Control all day-to-day activities on schemes within the General Civils Sector.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Appropriate civils qualification HNC/HND/ Degree – Minimum 10 years’ experience
  • Good IT skills
  • CSCS card – minimum gold standard
  • 5-day SMSTS
  • Experienced in delivery of civil engineering schemes – value £100k – £5million
  • First aid at work certificate desirable
  • UK driving licence, clean or low on points 

Health, Safety & Environmental:

  • Carry out inductions and TBT briefings
  • Develops RAMS including review and approval of sub-contractor RAMS
  • Leader by example on Health Safety and Environmental (will not take risks)
  • Has a good understanding of industry H&S and Env best practices
  • Produces site construction phase plans
  • Can fulfil role of temporary works co-ordinator and fulfil requirements of procedure


  • Has a good all-round knowledge of basic engineering principles
  • Can mentor and develop engineers and set example
  • Good at problem solving, troubleshooting and innovation
  • Can think outside the box analysing project benefits (cost/programme)
  • Can manage information flow and identify and produce technical queries

Programme and Progress:

  • Can assist project planner with project programme and monthly updates
  • Has a basic understanding of planning software
  • Has a basic understanding of contract requirements (NEC Cl31,32 and Cl 60s)
  • Can fully develop the weekly programme independently
  • Monitors progress and plans key programme deliverables, i.e, procurement schedule

Personal Skills:

  • Conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner
  • Is open and honest
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Encourages and supports other colleagues
  • Has a ‘can do / will do’ attitude
  • Good communication skills, keeps colleagues/peers informed
  • Remains focused and can work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Is open to new ideas and listens to others point of view
  • Can adapt their communication style to suit colleagues/client and customer
  • Can consistently make decisions in line with position and level of authority
  • Can take feedback on own performance and takes steps to improve this


  • Has experience and understanding of monthly commercial reporting
  • Has basic training in various forms of contract (NEC/JCT) 
  • Can develop and produce procurement schedules 
  • Can maintain accurate records of measurement for direct works and subcontract works to support the commercial team
  • Can support commercial team in production of variations and quotations
  • Has experience in the review/appraisal processes and management of sub-contractors
  • Can identify risks and opportunities and communicates this in monthly reports to management

Record Keeping/Progress Reporting:

  • Prepares daily and weekly progress reports for the project
  • Is familiar with document management systems and importance of utilising systems in place for record purposes
  • Will chair weekly internal meetings, and client progress meetings
  • Can produce Monthly reporting in line with contract requirements
  • Will ensure the wider site team are complying with daily and weekly reporting requirements  


  • Maintains the necessary company quality assurance documentation for ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 systems
  • Will embrace the sector QA procedures and demonstrates buy in by compliance 
  • Has ability to recognise defective works and rectify in a timely manner
  • Ensures project team and sub-contractor supply chain deliver to standards (Lead by Example)
  • Can compile efficiently the necessary documentation to complete H&S file and handover documentation
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