Site Manager - Manchester

Full time

Manchester, United Kingdom


About us:

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

The Role:

We are recruiting for a Site Manager to join our team based from our Regional office in Altrincham. Your first project will be to manage site staff and subcontractors, delivering the demolition and new construction of a £10m fuel storage facility in Manchester. This a multi-disciplinary project comprising of civil engineering, construction and mechanical, electrical, control and instrumentation works.  Reporting to the Project Manager, your main responsibilities will include (but are not be limited to):

  • Overseeing the site delivery team
  • Writing RAMS
  • Ensuring project delivery is in line with the programme
  • Controlling safety, quality & environmental activities, ensuring the highest standards are maintained at all times
  • Diary management
  • Client interface & daily team liaison
  • Management of subcontractors
  • Progress reporting

Due to the complexity of works, it is essential that applicants have a strong background in the successful delivery of Mechanical & Electrical projects within a safety critical environment and will ideally have a good knowledge of the requirements for installation of Control and Instrumentation solutions. You will be either a Mechanical or an Electrical Engineer with a confident understanding of both disciplines. Currently working as a Site Manager, you will possess excellent technical ability in this sector and be a strong manager of people, possessing the ability to get the most out of your team whilst delivering projects safely and successfully.


  • HND/BEng in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • BS 7671: 2018 18th Edition Regulations


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • The opportunity to buy further holidays via a salary sacrifice scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free onsite parking

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544.

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.          

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