Residential Project Manager/Site Manager – Walsall

Residential Project Manager/Site Manager – Walsall

McDermotts is a nationwide groundworks and civil engineering company based in Birmingham, supporting some of the country’s biggest construction companies. We’re a family-founded business that still operates with the customer focus and values we started with.

Construction is our passion, and we believe that the industry can provide rich and rewarding experiences. When you engage with McDermotts, you are not just joining a team, you become part of our family. Our culture is built around supporting each other and working together to achieve success.

McDermotts is an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity. All engagement is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We are recruiting a Project Manager/Site Manager with commercial groundworks experience to work on challenging projects in Walsall.

Based on our commercial and civil engineering projects you will join a fast paced, well organised working environment.

 To be suitable for the position you must have:

  • minimum 5 years experience in a similar role
  • proven experience in all aspects of commercial groundworks working on project values up to £10m
  • experience producing and managing programmes
  • proven track record of delivering projects to a tight programme
  • appropriate qualifications/cards (e.g. SMSTS / CSCS)
  • up to date knowledge of compliance and industry requirements (e.g. health & safety)
  • full driving licence

The skills required include:

  • self-motivation and confidence working in a fast-paced environment
  • planning and organising
  • communication and collaborative working
  • coordinating activities with project team (e.g. engineers, quantity surveyors)
  • managing all stakeholder interests (e.g. customer, compliance, etc)
  • IT skills (e.g. word, excel)
  • specialist software (e.g. project management, FieldView)

Outcomes of the role:

  • projects delivered on time, to budget, and with quality assured
  • effective cost control and elimination of waste leading to project profitability
  • compliance with health, safety, environmental, and other obligations
  • conformance with company policies/processes
  • effective and efficient utilisation of resources
  • happy customers and interested parties.


  • Project Management: 5 years (required)
  • Construction: 5 years (required)
  • Residential Groundworks: 5 years (required)
  • CSCS (required)


Site working hours: 07:30 – 17:00.

Rate: negotiable depending on experience.

Contract length: 12 months

Location: the site is located in Walsall

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