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Works Manager

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Water, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Jack Burton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 531 1489
  • Expiry Date: 06 August 2024
  • Job Ref: 407837JBU

Works Manager - West Yorkshire
Our esteemed Tier 1 client is engaged in a significant multimillion-pound enhancement of a critical wastewater treatment facility in West Yorkshire. The projects primary aim is to elevate the water quality of a local river by reducing the discharge of untreated wastewater and lowering Phosphorus levels in treated effluents. This comprehensive project includes the installation of a new storm tank, upgrading treatment processes, and modernising existing assets, reflecting the clients dedication to environmental sustainability and community health. We are currently seeking a highly skilled Works Manager/Site Supervisor to take charge of the on-site execution of this pivotal wastewater treatment works project in West Yorkshire. The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day operations, ensuring that all project aspects align with the client’s objectives, schedules, and compliance standards.
Key Responsibilities:
• Lead the on-site execution of the wastewater treatment works project.
• Coordinate effectively with contractors, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget.
• Oversee the installation of a new storm tank and associated infrastructure to increase storage capacity and reduce untreated discharges.
• Supervise the installation of chemical dosing units and other treatment processes aimed at decreasing Phosphorus levels in treated wastewater.
• Ensure the modernisation of existing assets is carried out to the highest standards and meets project specifications.
• Ensure all work adheres to environmental regulations, health and safety standards, and the client’s policies.
• Implement quality assurance and control measures to maintain high standards throughout the project lifecycle.
• Manage and lead a diverse team of construction workers, engineers, and subcontractors on-site.
• Liaise with the client’s project manager and other key stakeholders to ensure the project remains aligned with client expectations.
• Maintain clear and effective communication with the client, contractors, regulatory bodies, and the local community.
• Provide regular project updates and promptly address any issues or concerns that arise.
• Engage with local stakeholders to ensure project transparency and foster positive community relations.
• Identify potential risks early and develop strategies to mitigate project disruptions.
• Enforce rigorous health and safety protocols to guarantee a safe working environment for all personnel.
• Oversee project budgets, ensuring efficient use of resources and effective cost control measures.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Proven experience in a Works Manager or Site Supervisor role within large-scale construction or infrastructure projects.
• Extensive knowledge of wastewater treatment processes and infrastructure projects.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage diverse teams effectively.
• Excellent organisational and problem-solving abilities.
• Strong communication skills and the ability to interact with various stakeholders.
• Thorough understanding of health, safety, and environmental regulations.
• Relevant certifications or qualifications in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field are highly desirable.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the North of England’s largest construction companies who have exciting plans for near future in the region. For more information on this role please contact Jack Burton on 07809426902 or via email on