Job Title: Apprentice Site Manager Job type: Permanent, Full-time Salary: Competitive salary


Thinking of going to university? But also want to gain practical skills and earn at the same time?

We are seeking an Apprentice Site Manager, to join our project delivery team, reporting to an experienced Site Manager (Overseen by the Construction Director). As a Site Management Apprentice, you will have the opportunity to study towards a BSc Construction Management with our university partners.

You day to day will include assisting with.

  • The successful delivery of a construction project on time, budget and to the required quality expected of all Read projects
  • The achievement of health, safety and environmental objectives
  • Working collaboratively with the delivery team, especially with the design manager, project quantity surveyor & contracts manager.
  • Promoting & upholding Read’s reputation for providing the highest standards
  • Promoting best practice throughout the construction process, developing good working relationships with all project Stakeholders.

Read are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is willing to learn. A proactive individual, with the ability to plan, organise and monitor. This role involves working on live-construction sites, across a range of sectors.

Candidates must have at least 48 UCAS points OR relevant industrial experience, and Level 4 of above in Maths and English. Be IT competent and hold a full UK driving licence. Welsh speaking is advantageous but not essential.

WhatWe offer

  1. Competitive salary
  2. Learning & Development (range of both formal and informal learning opportunities to continuously develop talent within the business)
  3. Enhanced Annual leave (26 days paid holiday plus 8 bank holidays)
  4. Enhanced sick pay and family leave schemes
  5. Employer Pension contributions to help you save for the future
  6. Recognition Awards (awards for long service and annual employee awards)
  7. Various other benefits such as cycle2work scheme, death in service cover, employee volunteering days, a wide range of enhanced benefits to support your well-being and work-life balance.


  • Attending start-up and pre let meetings to develop knowledge of scope and specification of the works to be completed.
  • Assisting with preparing and presenting site inductions, safety briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Assisting to ensure full compliance with all Health & Safety aspects, including developing and maintaining Health and Safety documentation.
  • Attending Site meetings and progress meetings.
  • Assisting with developing quality plans and manage on site QA processes.
  • Maintaining site records and diaries.
  • Assisting with developing programme of works and monitor and report progress on certain packages of works.
  • Develop a full understanding of all specifications, drawings, preliminaries, preambles and contract documentation, ensuring the project is delivered within these parameters.
  • Assist Site Management in the allocation of onsite packages, and subsequently of establishing relationships with each subcontractor. Good commercial understanding is required.
  • Support delivery team throughout procurement process.
  • Assist the project to achieve its Environmental & Waste Management Plans, Community Benefits and BREEAM targets.
  • Work closely with the client, consultants and delivery team to ensure project deliverables are achieved and quality standards upheld


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