Site Manager – SIRO

Contract: Fixed term – 6 months

Overview of role:

Gaeltec Utilities Ltd is looking to recruit a Site Manager to work on our SIRO project in Ireland.

The Site Manager maintains oversight and governance of the delivery programme through design and build.  This role requires a strong Site Manager with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work to tight deadlines with a pragmatic approach!  In return you become part of the team, building, and delivering a high-speed broadband network to communities across Ireland.

As a Site Manager your duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day management of site operatives, subcontractors and site work to assure production results in line with project scope.
  • Development and implementation of Safety documentation including Construction Phase plans, Site Quality plans and, Risk Assessments / Method Statements.
  • Assure Health and Safety rules are followed by all workers complying with MESC’s, code of practice, method statements and HSA regulations.
  • Ensure all Financial control and tracking for Monthly Production and Costs meeting the defined Goals and update the Project Manager
  • Liaise with Management and wider project co-ordinators, design and build teams to schedule, keep track and report on project status.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Actively manage risks and issues and propose solutions to those that that will have an impact on delivery timelines or quality
  • Undertake inspections in line with accepted quality control standards.
  • Management/supervision of all associated project Temporary Works.
  • Manage all site activities as well as all plant necessary.
  • Stablish good communication channel between site and main offices.
  • Plan, control and monitor site activities.
  • Control and report staff performance.
  • Control and report production.
  • Perform and track Safety and quality audits.
  • Assure that stock of materials is necessary to support all site activities.
  • Report and escalate to project manager as needed.
  • Manage the relationship with the client.
  • Attend site and customer meetings when needed.
  • Escalate all doubts that appear during work activities related to Safety and procedures.
  • Reduce all construction associated costs where applicable.
  • Planning and programming of current and future works.
  • Material Management.

Essential Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • 2+ years site management level experience Leadership skills and ability work within a team.
  • Experience in telecommunications complex projects preferably with infrastructure / construction deployments.
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle tasks in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment
  • Detail oriented and delivery focused with ability to analyse data
  • Strong communicator with proven ability to create and foster strong teams and build cross functional relationships.
  • Excellent ambassador for Gaeltec, promoting the organisation and role modelling Gaeltec’s values.
  • Excellent knowledge of current legislation relating to Health, Safety and Environment.
  • Skill in organising resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to work within budget and to programme timescales
  • IT literate, specifically in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Full Driving Licence and willingness to travel and work away at customer sites
  • Manual Handling
  • Safe Pass


  • Committed to Gaeltec Utilities Company Mission, Vision and Values and Business Objectives
  • Customer focus; Professional; Honesty and Integrity
  • Positive and flexible approach
  • Open to innovation and collaboration
  • Right first-time approach
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead
  • Strong personality and professional attitude

What we offer in return:

  • A competitive yearly salary
  • Company Vehicle
  • Additional annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay

If you would like the chance to work in this exciting role for an innovative company, please apply directly with CV to:

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