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Works Manager

Job Introduction

Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England. We pride ourselves in providing the “personal touch” establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships at all levels within client organisations, throughout the supply chain and with stakeholders. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today.

We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team.

As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Works Manager to join our Rail Team. Initially based on the Barmouth Timber & Metallic Viaduct Project, Gwynedd. We are looking for an experienced Works Manager looking to take the next career step. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of backgrounds

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Project Manager your key responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Providing Health and safety leadership to your operational delivery teams and promote behavioural safety improvements
  • Ensuring that site teams rigorously adhere to Network Rail's Life Saving Rules
  • Ensuring that the General Foremen or other site supervisors are organised and wellmotivated to safely meet the programme milestones
  • Supporting the General Foremen to work safely in accordance with assessed construction risks and adherence with the control measures defined in Work Package Plans and Task Briefs
  • Managing the General Foreman, Foreman, Site Supervisors and other assigned resources.
  • Manage and develop team members individual performance, identify strengths and development needs to contribute to the succession planning of the business
  • Providing necessary support to enable the project environmental risks, objectives and targets are met
  • Promoting and maintaining effective client and stakeholder relationships to protect and enhance the company’s reputation to enable repeat business
  • Upholding the core company values, inspiring and encouraging the same throughout the team
  • Supporting the Project Manager in defining the efficient and effective planning of the works (methodology) and plant and labour resources

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following skills:

  • Passion for keeping people safe and improving themselves, cultures and individuals
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and IT skills
  • Ideally have around 5+ years’ experience in a similar role, but any other relevant experience may also be taken into consideration
  • High level commercial acumen

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • NVQ Level 6 – Construction Site Management
  • PTS & relevant CSCS Car

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Tarmac Trading Limited


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