Job Title: Assistant/Graduate Site Manager
Contract Term: Permanent
Location: Remote working/Regional
Entitlement: 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays



Ignite Energy implement energy efficiency and management projects for large businesses in hundreds of client sites in a typical year, using a combination of employed and sub-contracted workforce. Typically, several high value projects run in parallel with fast turnover and regular milestones. Customised delivery and unrivalled service and support tailored to each business is crucial to our business model.



  • The company is recruiting full time, permanent Assistant/Graduate Site Managers to join our growing team, and ensure that Ignites responsibilities as Principal Contractor are being met on site. The role will involve travel to sites regionally and nationwide to support and monitor works carried out in the field, and which will require overnight working.
  • The Site Manager is responsible for coordination of sub-contractors and assessing and managing issues on site as they arise. The role reports to the Project Manager whilst deployed on projects and is line manged by the Head of Health & Safety, and you will also liaise with clients on site directly.
  • Effective communication is key, and training will be provided for Microsoft Dynamics, iAuditor and Microsoft Teams as appropriate, as well as on-site shadowing of extant project site management.
  • Overall responsibility for the safe running of on-site installations and management of contractors in accordance with Ignites procedures, client specifications and industry standards safely, on time and to budget.

The key responsibilities for this role are:

  • Running a safe site
  • Sub-contractor co-ordination
  • Client liaison
  • Assessing and dealing with any day-to-day site issues as they arise
  • Regular updates and communication with the Project Manager
  • Full CDM2015 management including inductions, PPE, permits to work, tool box talks and any other relevant actions
  • Read and comply with the company Health & Safety Policy; taking reasonable care for the Health & Safety of themselves and others; co-operate with managers and other employees in fulfilling our objectives and statutory duties



Essential (but training can be provided for the right candidates)

  • CITB CSCS Card
  • You should have a current CITB SMSTS qualification
  • You should have held a current First Aid at Work certificate (3 day)
  • A full category B UK drivers’ licence


  • Prospective candidates will also be expected to demonstrate a methodical and responsible approach to their duties, and the ability to engage productively with all levels of management
  • Candidates will go through a thorough on-boarding process through which they will receive approval as an Ignite approved Assistant/Graduate Site Manager


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