Trainee Site Manager

    Employer Chestnut Homes

    Location Lincolnshire

    Industry Construction

    Contract Full Time

    Job Type Permanent

    Deadline 20/12/2018


    Chestnut Homes are one of the leading new home developers in Lincolnshire. We enjoy an enviable reputation for building quality new homes on attractive well-designed developments, varying in size from 50 units up to 500 units. The company continues to grow in a planned and sustainable way, and we enjoy training and developing our staff.

    The role of Site Manager is a very responsible position within the construction industry and requires a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through your training with Chestnut Homes, you will gain those skills and knowledge to enable you to ultimately manage your own construction sites.

    As a Trainee Site Manager, you will learn how to develop, motivate and mould talented individuals into a team that delivers quality new homes for our valued customers in a safe and sustainable manner

    You will assist the Site Manager while learning the following skills:


    • Plan, Organise & Manage workloads
    • Staff & Contractor Management and Supervision
    • Material Scheduling and Ordering
    • Managing Health & Safety
    • How to build new homes & associated works to meet the Company’s Build Programme and Targets in a planned and safe manner
    • Technical competence in building techniques
    • Management of Quality to ensure the company meets required standards
    • Management of Customer Care process
    • Carrying out the various build stage, and final Inspections
    • How to liaise effectively with sales staff, head office, site inspectors etc.
    • Input into Site Manager and Project Meetings


    • Gaining knowledge working day to day working with an experienced Site Manager
    • You will need to commit to undertake & complete appropriate training, including:
      • SMSTS
      • NHBC Site Manager Accreditation Programme
      • NVQ Level 4 (Site Supervisor)
      • NVQ Level 6 (Site Manager)
      • 3 Day First Aid Qualification
      • CISRS 3 day Scaffold Inspection Course
      • Fire Marshall


    • The desire and ability to develop leadership skills
    • Commercial awareness
    • Ability to work as part of a busy team, but also be confident in your own ability & decision making
    • A strong willingness to learn
    • Good organisational, oral and written skills
    • Good IT skills
    • Hardworking, reliable and have a very positive attitude
    • Comfortable working in a construction environment
    • Clean driving licence

    This role will suit either a Graduate or a candidate with less educational experience but who possess a strong drive to learn and succeed.

    In return you will receive a competitive salary; a good benefits package; extensive training, and great potential for progression in a friendly and growing company.

    This is a full-time position.

    So if you would like the opportunity to launch or progress your construction career with us, we would love to hear from you.