Earthworks Manager

Earthworks Manager you will provide site-based leadership for all earthworks, construction operations, promoting Health & Safety management, construction best practice and management of site construction resources in close liaison with the Site Manager. Most importantly you will need to be enthusiastic, driven, a good communicator in addition to being a strong leader/motivator that is able to manage projects to ensure continuity of the works programme and your delivery team.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Knowledge and experience of Earthworks Projects managing relevant site machinery
  • Plan and deliver sites work, ensuring work is completed on time and to the agreed standard.
  • Ensure short and medium contract programmes are planned, reviewed and delivered.
  • Monitor progress periodically against the project plan, resolving issues but may escalate critical operational issues to the Project
  • Line management of Site Managers and other workflow supervisors.
  • Provide updates to the Contracts Manager on project/contract progress, typically operational in nature.
  • Ensure risk assessments in place and reviewed as and when needed.
  • Manage and Review plant, labour and materials to ensure resources are in place for the works.
  • Consult with the Project Manager & Engineer to resolve any technical issues outside of the scope of works.


  • Extensive experience in managing construction projects in a civils / earthwork’s environment.
  • Good background in Civil Engineering.
  • Good knowledge of GPS machine control systems.
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Experienced with MS Office.
  • Must hold full Driving Licence.
  • CSCS Card.