Civil Engineering

Contract Manager


Job Purpose

• Collaborate closely with the Operations Manager and Project Managers to provide scheme support.
• Deliver autonomous engineering and management assistance.
• Aid in the tendering process new projects and actively monitor the progress of the works delivery scheme.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Responsibilities – but not limited to:

• Ensure the safe execution of all assigned works in compliance with our SHE Management system, ensuring the wellbeing of workers, sub-contractors, site visitors and the public.
• Regularly compose and review all essential health and safety documentation such as construction phase plans, RAMS, and job packs.
• Foster the development of efficient and productive works teams, inspiring individuals to achieve targets.
• Engage with clients and cultivate strong business relationships.
• Conduct site visits prior to tendering and provide reports to the commercial department for pricing purposes.
• Demonstrate proficiency in reading and interpreting site drawings and specifications.
• Identify temporary works items on projects and establish a register for temporary works.
• Supervise and verify temporary works elements in accordance with prepared designs.
• Independently generate and compile comprehensive records to complete scheme Health and Safety files.
• Display a thorough understanding of Inspection and Test Plans (ITPS) and their role in matching quality control on site.

Qualifications and Experience

• HNC/ HND – Civil Engineering.
• CSCS Manager Card
• Confident using MS Project
• Previous experience in a similar role in the Highways/Civil Engineering industry
• NRSWA Accreditation – Desirable

Person Specification

• Professional attitude
• Exemplary work ethic
• Strong mentoring capabilities .
• Exceptional leadership skills
• Excellent time and task management skills
• Proficient understanding of engineering principles
• Strong understanding of Health and Safety legislation
• Full clean driving license
• Skilful communication across various levels

Carnell Benefits

• Generous holiday entitlement
• Pension scheme
• Group Income Protection
• Private Medical Insurance
• Death in Service
• Referral Bonus
• Employee Recognition Scheme
• Online Rewards Platform with offers from over 900 retailers.
• Car Allowance


• To undertake other miscellaneous activities/project work deemed appropriate for the role of Contract Manager to support to assist with the efficient operation of the business.
• Deal with sensitive information with discretion, always maintaining confidentiality.


Personal qualities

Personal attributes




Good time keeping

Strong leadership skills

Professional attitude

Specific job skills

Proficient understanding of engineering principles
Excellent time management
Strong leadership skills



Previous experience in a similar role


Education and/or qualifications

HNC/ HND – Civil Engineering
CSCS Manager Card



Carnell is committed to a diverse, inclusive workforce, offering equal opportunity to all. We create an environment where difference is embraced and individuals flourish.

We value passionate, responsive, innovative, trustworthy, and respectful people. These behaviours are embedded across the company, they guide us in all actions both on site and in the office.
We are committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of all our employees; not only ensuring that everybody goes home safely but also giving all a good work life balance.

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