Route Clearance Site Manager – Around Derby Area

Job Type: contract TBD
Job Location: Derby on site
Pay and Benefits: TBD on interview
Language: English
Expected Hiring Date: ASAP
Hires Needed: 1

The job holder will provide day-to-day duties as Route Clearance Construction Manager to oversee safe delivery of the sub-contract works.



  • Liaise with AMP team to arrange implementing of AMP process in relation to Route Clearance
  • Agree Race-cards with Sub-contractor prior to submitting to planning team
  • Attend Weekly PDR and White board meetings
  • Agree disruptive works with Sub-contractor and liaise with planning team
  • Co-ordinate SSOW and any resource requirements between planning team and Sub-contractor

Works Delivery:

  • Site management of all aspects of Route Clearance works to ensure they are delivered safely, to programme, to the required standards and within budget
  • Be involved in development of short-term plans and programmes
  • Review resource numbers with sub-contractor required to meet the programme
  • Review requirement of Critical resource with Sub-contractor
  • Review and monitor quality of workmanship
  • Support and work with Project Engineer/Sub Agent
  • Co-ordinate with supervisors to ensure that daily works reports are fully completed for each shift and are submitted to Head Office
  • Close and frequent communication with engineers and supervisors to relay information
  • Meet and communicate with clients representatives (Construction Managers, Site Managers, Engineers etc.) to ensure their projects are delivered to their satisfaction
  • Ensure that “for construction” project specific drawings and specifications are used
  • When working alongside other contractors on site, liaise with their site supervision to avoid any conflicts
  • Ensure that site teams have the required level of protection staff i.e. COSS, machine controller, look out etc.
  • Ensure that all tools / plant and equipment required are available and where applicable are tested with certificates


  • Ensure Works are undertaken in line with project specific risk assessments, work package plans and task briefing sheets at all times through regular reviews on site.
  • Ensure that you and your staff receive a briefing from your COSS regarding the railway safety protection in place i.e. possession details, isolation details etc.
  • Carry out regular site inspections to monitor progress and check quality of installation
  • Conduct regular site safety tours/inspections and compile reports
  • Manage other site supervisors to ensure they carry out their regular site safety inspections.
  • Enforce and instil the SPL NOTE raising policy in relation to issues of safety concerns and good practices

The Person

  • Experience in supervising Civils works and operatives on the projects.
  • Valid PTS  an OLEC 1 qualification (minimum)
  • Computer literacy  including various software programmes.
  • Willingness to travel and to learn and open minded for new technologies
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team and support as required
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Full driving license and vehicle
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to stay calm and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel to different locations as and when required.

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