Externals Manager, Brickwork and Cladding

Argee Recruit
Acton Central, London (Greater)
£240 to £250 per shift UTR
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Site Manager
Job Type

Externals Manager, Brickwork & Cladding. Looking at details / technical issues / installation. Technical knowledge of cladding / external. New residential development near Acton for principal contractor. £240-250/day. 12 months plus work on this project.

The Project. A mixed-use scheme includes the construction of 15 floors of residential units for private and affordable housing in multiple blocks

The Role. To organise and run the externals and cladding packages, looking at details and technical issues, progressing deliveries and installation. Needs in depth technical knowledge of cladding and externals. Good knowledge of the various aspects of cladding to include Metsec, render, Terracotta, curtain walling and brickwork.

Background. A strong Trades or Construction Management background with a history of working with large scale cladding operations.  Experience in working on hotels, substantial private residential or housing association schemes. Your experience will have come from co-ordinating and supervising the activities of subcontractors and / or a direct labour force on a large-scale scheme. 

The Company is a well-established Contractor with a good volume of substantial projects both on the ground and in the pipeline.

Project specific. The most important features are:

  • Thorough understanding of the cladding and finishing procedures
  • Up to date Health & Safety training and awareness
  • The ability to organise both direct and sub contracted packages
  • The skills to maintain progress and achieve realistic targets
  • Good grasp of the logistics involved in multi-storey projects
  • Good recording and reporting skills

Previous Experience in working on quality finishes on substantial residential schemes, commercial or leisure developments will be relevant. Of major importance is the knowledge and experience gained from working either for a relevant contractor or subcontractor or supervising them if coming from a main contractor background.

Current CSCS certification, ideally SMSTS and First Aid. Good oral and written communication skills will be needed.

Rate. A negotiable rate of £240-250 / shift is on offer. You must be legally entitled to live and work in the UK to be considered for the post.

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