Apprentice Contracts Manager

Posted on | Expires on Feb 14, 2019

Employer Name

Kings Cross Construction Skill Centre

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Full Time


As an Apprentice Contracts Manager we will ensure you receive the support and training which will enable you to assist with ensuring that the construction of any project proceeds efficiently. This will eventually include supervising subcontract labour and to coordinate the activities of trade on site. As an apprentice you will be trained on any/all of the following tasks/responsibilities: • Check site plans are up to date with the site office (weekly). • Check the quantity and quality of deliveries made to site and storage facilities are satisfactory. • Carry out a weekly stock check and pass to Operations Assistant (visual check every visit). • Conduct weekly toolbox talks (form issued by HSEQ to be signed and returned to Operations Assistant). • Check future areas to be worked on are ready / running to program • Check if areas already completed are still in good condition, is protection required/satisfactory? Advise client on any issues IN WRITING. • Advise Planner/Buyer of forecasted material requirements for 2 weeks time to arrange call-off. • Work Inspection Records to be signed by the Client and CM to confirm the area completed and the quality is good. A copy is given to the Operations Assistant to forward to the client. • Check general site safety and that our fitters are using the correct equipment correctly. Check fitters are wearing AC PPE. Any problems must be resolved immediately and reported. • Discuss site progress with the site manager highlighting all concerns you may have. Confirm all changes to the original program and any site problems IN WRITING. Report any concerns you or site have to Contracts Director immediately. • Obtain all site instructions in writing, no work is to be carried out without this. • All discussions with site should be confirmed to site in writing and copied to your QS • Ensure all product specifications and quantities are known and ordered in time (especially matting and nosings) • Organise labour requirements • Record all accidents in the site accident book AND the AC accident book • Ensure you fully understand what has been included in the contract with AC. • Ensure products are installed according to the terms of the guarantee • Arrange for key manufacturers to visit site to confirm installation is carried out according to their guarantee and get written confirmation. • Notify Operations Assistant of any fitter that fails to attend site, if program affected discuss with Contracts Director. • Book site clearance with planner/buyer and confirm stock to be collected. • Pass daywork requests to the QS before the work is done. • Meet all new fitters on their first day and check quality within 24 hours. Give the fitters the plans and rates. • Agree with fitters where joins are to go in order to minimise waste, and check this is done correctly. • Maintain your appointments on Outlook to show at least one week ahead. Operations Assistant will update these from the office. • 2 week short term programme to be written and given to site and office • Tick sheets to be completed and returned the office by Tuesday of the following week • No daywork, work needs to be lump sum or price • Fitter sign off is responsibility of CMs, disciplinary action for signing off work that is not completed ie not welded • PPE, AC plc is a 5 point PPE company. This means that on site we expect CM’s and fitters to wear Glasses, Hard Hat, Hi Vis, Gloves and boots. Fitters found not conforming to this will be warned (stood down for the day) and a repeat offender will be removed from the approved fitter list. • Fitters instruction pad, fill out instruction details and hand to fitter on site if possible include VO number on sheet. Return copy of sheet to QS in office Key Skills: • Good interpersonal skills • Good communication and negotiation skills • Highly organised and professional • CSCS card • IT literate Knowledge required: • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation • Knowledge of commercial flooring • Construction knowledge

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants will need to have a CSCS card or be working toward the completion of one.

Other Information

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How To Apply

If you are interested please send an up to date CV to or call 02079745161.