Site Manager (Wind Farm Projects)

  • Location: UK, Ireland and Europe
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • DurationPermanent
  • Posted10/08/2018
  • Job referenceWPR01-100801_1533898483
  • Level of educationThird Level Degree

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Site Manager to join a well-established company who provide specialist engineering installation and maintenance services to the wind farm industry in the UK, Ireland and Europe. This Site Manager role provides the opportunity to work in one of the fastest growing sectors within the construction industry and will give you valuable experience to enhance your career in construction management.

Our Client is a specialist wind turbine installation contractor offering heavy cranage and mechanical / electrical services to the principal wind turbine suppliers in the market and to date they have erected over 4,800 wind turbines with an installed capacity in excess of 10GW. They are now recognised as the largest wind turbine installation contractor in the UK with an increasing market share in mainland Europe and beyond.

Working together with the Project Manager you will be responsible for the overall day to day running of site activities on various Wind Farm installation projects.

As Site Manager your duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Supervision and management of site staff working with installation, commissioning and pre assembly of wind turbines.
  • Ensuring Health and Safety practices are conveyed and carried out by all site staff.
  • Liaison with the client/customers in daily meetings to discuss progress, site issues, and governance.
  • Recording all on-site activity and providing reports to the client, and internal departments.
  • Provide support to Project Manager in relation to cost control and contractual matters.

To be considered for this exciting role you must have:

  • At least 5 years' experience in Site Management in a similar Construction/Heavy Lift industry. Wind Turbine installation experience would be beneficial.
  • Associated Site Training such as First Aid, CSR/CSCS, etc. Further training can be provided.
  • Third level qualification in a relevant engineering, construction management, wind turbine technology or sustainable construction discipline would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Demonstrate contractual and commercial awareness.
  • Flexibility in terms of travel, the role will require you to spend time at various sites in Ireland, the UK and Europe. Working rotations are 4 weeks on and 1 week off.

Location: various sites in UK, Ireland and Europe

Rotation: 4 weeks on 1 week off

Salary: £DOE, Flights and Accommodation provided.


If you feel this "Site Manager (Wind Farm Projects)" vacancy is something you may be interested in and you would like to be considered please apply via the button shown and we will contact you upon receipt of your application to discuss your suitability and the role specifics in more detail.

If you wish to discuss the role in more detail please contact Anne MacEntee or Michael Knox on 0044 2890 312009.

Please also be aware that any correspondence or discussions related to this opportunity will be conducted with the utmost of confidentiality.


This vacancy is being advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd and part of the Wellington International Group are those of an Employment Agency on behalf of our client.

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