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Site Manager

Terra Firma Solutions

Terra Firma Solutions

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People & HR, Operations
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024


  • Relevant formal qualification – Solar PV Installation Certificate or Electrical Trade Test
  • Relevant work experience in construction management in lieu of formal qualification
  • Wireman’s licence would be advantageous


  • Efficient in MS Office Suite
  • Effective communication skills
  • Analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Understanding of solar installations and understanding of solar construction methods
  • Practical understanding of various construction trade disciplines and or fields
  • Self-starter with ability to work professionally and independently


  • 5 year’s Site Management and Supervisory experience in the construction or facility management environment


Health and Safety

  • Daily – ensure tool box talks by team leaders are done or do them self
  • Ad-hoc - Provide HSE topics to for tool box talks
  • Daily – ensure compliance to safety file including heat stress, fall arrest, waste management & housekeeping
  • Report all incidents/accidents and near misses to the SHEQ Officer and Construction Manager before the end of the shift
  • Ensure you have at least 1 x First Aider and 1 x Fire Fighter on site
  • Ensure safety induction is conducted for all visitors

Performance Management

  • Daily Plan of the day – Set out work to be done with team leaders
  • Daily Plan of the day – Ensure team leaders understand tasks and resource requirements for work to be done
  • Daily site access - Ensure containers, stores laydowns, roof access is opened and secured every day.
  • Daily site inspection - Walk the site & inspect for safety hazards before work can commence
  • Weekly – attend construction meeting with the PM or Engineer
  • Monthly team leader appraisal forms – Submit last Friday of the month by COB
  • Monthly asset register - Submit last Friday of the month by COB
  • Monthly vehicle register - Submit last Friday of the month by COB
  • Daily manage work efficiency of site teams
  • Daily manage compliance to technical specifications
  • Daily submit a 1 day look ahead to the CM
  • Weekly submit a 1 week look ahead
  • Ad-hoc – submit requests for information, acceleration or hinderance reports

Quality Assurance and Control

  • Manage defective material – ensure it is quarantined and report within 24hours
  • Manage quality – complete milestone checklists and present to commissioning manager

Project Reporting

  • Weekly by COB on a Friday –
  • Send 1 annotated photo to the CM per roof per site showing progress
  • Send a completed a progress report per site to the CM
  • Send a completed stock take report per site to the CM
  • Send a quality report per site to the CM
  • Weekly by 10am on a Monday – send the time sheets to the Project Administrator

Site Management

  • Design review – participate in the 80% review when required
  • Project kick off – attend site meetings as required
  • Logistic plan – create a logistic plan per site
  • Logistic plan – source quotations for equipment or services required
  • Balance of system material – measure drawings and issue requests for quotation to suppliers
  • Prepare and deliver all field test reports and hand over documents to the commissioning manager
  • Close out project after practical completion has been achieved
  • Project budgets – prepare a construction plan and assist the construction manager to compile the build budgets

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Terra Firma Solutions.