MR1 Site Manager

  • Balfour Beatty
  • Wolverhampton, UK
  • Sep 24, 2019
Full time Construction Engineering Management

Job Description

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Site Manager to join our Gas business unit to work in Wolverhampton/ West Midlands


Role purpose

A key member of the GDSP with front line management and day- to-day responsibility for safety, quality, cost control, customer and clients satisfaction.

What you'll be doing

As, MR1 Site Manager, you will be responsible for the following:-

  • Responsible for site activity from start to finish of construction of network;
  • Planning and programming the daily work to use all resources efficiently;
  • Personal safety, safety of other personnel under your authority and members of the public;
  • Reporting all accidents, dangerous, occurrences and near miss incidents on the company statutory forms;
  • Maintaining good relationships and set a personal example when visiting locations, clients councils and public;
  • Carrying out Risk and COSHH Assessments, Method Statements, Safety and Quality inspections;
  • Implementing Company Safety policy and Quality / Environment & Security procedures;
  • Setting high standards of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental awareness;
  • Ensuring all persons wear the correct personal protective equipment as required for the task Guarantee that company vehicles and equipment are clean, calibrated and safe to use;
  • Ensuring persons under your authority are made aware of their responsibilities;
  • Identifying and promoting training for subordinate staff;
  • Reviewing operational shift arrangements and update as required;
  • Supporting engineers with technical advice and problem resolution;
  • Resolving customer complaints and work with strong customer focus, supporting an increased OFGEM score;
  • Carrying out investigations into technical non compliance and safety related incidents, such as damages to other utilities, plant/equipment/NLTI/LTI. Close out of these investigations;
  • Considering ways of working, seeking efficiency and improvements;
  • Ensuring compliance to Streetworks and NRSWA;
  • General tasks as required and directed in support of the Construction Manager.

Who we're looking for

The following qualifications and experience are essential:-

  • Valid U.K Clean Driving Licence;
  • Streetworks Units 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 qualifications;
  • Direct supervisory experience in the utilities industry/Civil Engineering;
  • People management and leadership skills;
  • Customer service skills;
  • Able to work as part of a team;
  • Willing to work at different locations as required.

The following qualifications and experience are desirable:-

  • CDM/ Risk Assessment trained or equivalent;
  • SHEA Gas Card;
  • NCO Gas Level 3 qualification;
  • SCO Level 1, 2 & 5 qualification;
  • Working towards or willing to work towards Technical Engineer level of IGEM;
  • Registered as Competent Person on National Grid register;
  • First level Project Management qualification.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beattys Gas & Water teams work in the UK and internationally, providing expertise and experience to support a stable and safe supply of these vital services.

Working on long-term, large-scale contracts, we build close, collaborative relationships with our clients. Our teams bring technical knowledge and in-depth industry experience to projects, provide exceptional customer service and introduce innovative approaches to minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and the environment.

Our water operations cover the whole lifecycle of networks, including clean and waste water mains, metering, treatment facilities and other essential infrastructure. Working closely with the supply chain, we employ industry-leading approaches like BIM and offsite construction to bring cost and time efficiencies to projects.

In the gas sector, we work to expand and renew underground mains, often in busy and high-impact residential and commercial areas. We work closely with clients to manage and plan work intelligently in these areas, minimising the impact this essential work has on local communities.


We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.