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Trainee Assistant Site Manager

Posted on December 17th, 2019

Closing Date: January 10, 2020

Location: Site based across the North West region; Cheshire & Lancashire

Benefits: salary dependant on experience, with recent house building experience a must have. NHBC Pride in the job awareness.

Hours: Mon – Thur 08.00 – 16.30; Fri 08.00 – 15.30 (30 mins Lunch) 39 h/pw,

Our Company

Seddon Homes is part of the Seddon Group, which is a family-owned development, housing and construction business spanning over 120 years and four generations. The company employs over  700 people, including trades and apprentices, with a turnover of £200m across the UK. At the heart of Seddon are its people. Commitment to the safety, development and well being of its staff has made Seddon the UK Contractors Group (UKCG) Employer of the Year twice. With a wide range of opportunities available, building a career in house building with Seddon could not be easier.

The Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Assistant Site Manager to join our growing housing business in Birchwood, Warrington. The principle purpose of the role is to assist the Site Manager with the responsibility for all on site construction activities, reporting on a regular and routine basis to the Contracts Manager.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Proactively support the Site Manager and Assistant SM in their day to day activities, to include the following:
  • Assist in ensuring construction works are carried out and monitored in accordance with current H&S legislations and within company policies
  • Assist in effectively supporting the supervision and management of all contractors and labour force on site to consistently deliver value to the highest standard of workmanship
  • Assist in the deliver a 5* product, ensuring customer satisfaction and zero snags at handover stage, promoting a ‘Getting it Right First Time’ approach in everything you do
  • Assist with the forward planning of on-site activities to work within programme to meet customer demand, and plan all resources for personnel and materials accordingly
  • Ensure the company’s procedures are followed at all times by yourself and others on site
  • Provide ad hoc cover on other sites as and when required
  • Assist in the financial aspects of the contract and assist in the delivery of the project’s profit in line with business requirements
  • Assist in the regularly liaison with sub-contractors on site and all other stakeholders in each project

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Have experience as a trades person, or have some site experience
  • Have an understanding of the house building process
  • An understanding of NHBC and CML requirements desirable
  • Have an awareness of site Health & Safety



Application with full CV, before closing date of January 10, 2020 to [email protected] quoting job reference - DJM/2319

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