Site Manager


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 are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Site Manager to be based at our site in Bristol

Due to the nature of the role, we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Bath, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Worcester, Stroud, Stonehouse, Cirencester, Salisbury, Bath, Chippenham and the surrounding areas.

The role of Site Manager is a role you will be required to work Monday – Friday but with flexibility should a business need arise.

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless.

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.


The Site Manager will work within the civil engineering team. We are looking to hear from candidates who have worked in a similar industry and have previous experience of working on Civil Engineering projects. You may have worked under such titles as a Site Agent, a Construction Manager or Building Manager to name a few.

On a day to day basis, the successful Site Manager’s responsibilities will include (not exhaustive) the following:

  • Promoting and leading the site safety culture; ensuring that all works are carried out in a planned, controlled and safe manner
  • Complying with all HSQE systems; implementing these on site
  • Managing and measuring on site productivity and performance
  • Managing procurement and performance of sub-contractors
  • Ensuring that works’ activities are carried out efficiently
  • Maintaining and developing customer relationships
  • Optimising targeted financial contribution for the scheme


The successful applicant in the role of Site Manager will have an Engineering background with experience of Highways/Road Construction projects.

We are looking to hear from candidates who are in receipt of the following:

  • ESSENTIAL – A good understanding of current methods and up to date knowledge of specifications and contract principles, including the Specification of Highway Works
  • ESSENTIAL – Demonstrable personal and organisational skills
  • DESIRABLE – High level Commercial acumen
  • DESIRABLE – Proven communication and IT skills
  • DESIRABLE – Self-motivation and be able to prioritise and manage workload

Education/Certification Requirements: 

  • DESIRABLE – Preferably a further education qualification e.g. Degree or HND/HNC (ideally relatable to Civil Engineering)
  • DESIRABLE – CSCS qualification
  • DESIRABLE – First Aid at work


We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:
  • Company car/car allowance (where applicable)
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • 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 (employee networks)
  • We currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause’
  • Training and development opportunities

Griffiths, a CRH company, 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.

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