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Assistant Site Manager

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Site Manager

Location: Lothian, Edinburgh

Job Type: Permanent, expected to work Full-Time hours

Primary Industry: Construction

Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 per annum


  • Bonus scheme
  • Car allowance or company car
  • Private pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Additional benefits


Qualifications: SMSTS, CSCS, First Aid, Driving Licence

Skills: Timber frame, New build housing


Job Description:

A prestigious award-winning house builder based in East Scotland are recruiting for an Assistant Site Manager to join their team. They have several exciting new projects and a strong pipeline of land which is why they are expanding their team in 2024.

Job Duties:

  • Assist the Site Manager in all aspects of site operations and management
  • Coordinate and supervise subcontractors and trades on site
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Monitor progress and quality of work on site
  • Assist in the timely completion of projects within budget

Required Qualifications:

  • SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme)
  • CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card
  • First Aid certification
  • Valid UK Driving Licence
  • Scaffold Awareness training (desired)


NVQ Level 4 or qualification in Construction Management related field


  • Prior experience in a similar role within the construction industry
  • Strong understanding of timber frame construction
  • Experience with new build housing projects
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines


If you would like to learn more about this role, contact Chloe of Thorn Baker on 07733314668 or