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Graduate Site Manager at Balfour Beatty
at Balfour Beatty

How would you describe your job in 2-3 lines?
I am responsible for the management and coordination of sub contractors on a small primary school refurbishment project. I monitor and report on health and safety including the site's sustainability performance.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
I carry out site inductions to operatives and supervisors, i report on the progress of the project and manage the finishing trades to the overall project programme. On a daily basis i interact with the contract managers, supervisors and operatives of the sub contractors (external customers) and the site management and commercial team including internal resources HR, Health & Safety, sustainability teams (Internal Customers).
What are the main positives and negatives to your job?
Positives: -
I'm given real responsibility and report to my superiors.
The interaction with a diverse range of people on a daily basis.
The job is very challenging and diverse.
I get lots of training to assist me in my job.

Negatives: -
None as yet
What qualifications and skills are needed to be great at this job?
A degree in a construction related subject.
Enthusiastic and positive approach.
A willingness to deal with challenges head on.
The ability to adapt with a fast changing industry.
What advice would you give to candidates applying for a similar role at this company
Completed an application form online, was then invited to have a telephone interview and then invited to a formal face to face interview.
What hours do you actually work, on average? 8amto 6pm.
With the benefit of hindsight, would you choose to do this job again?
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Job Title:
Graduate Site Manager
Years Experience:
0 - It’s an entry-level / graduate role
Average Rating:
Date of Review: 17th Apr 2012
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