Civils Team Leader

We are currently recruiting for Civils Team Leaders to support our key framework clients in the Central Belt of Scotland.

Region: Scotland - Central Belt

Reporting to: Site Agent or Site Manager

Department: Construction Team

Job purpose: The Civils Team Leader is accountable to deliver projects in a safe manner, on time and to the required quality standards.

Person specification

The Civils Team Leader is accountable to deliver civil engineering projects in a safe manner, on time and to the required quality standards. Typically, this could involve overseeing a 2–3-man team on various types of projects including drainage, groundworks, infrastructure and concrete works.

Key accountabilities

  • Ensure sites are established/set-up to the correct standards.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Site Agent/Site Manager on site progress.
  • Ensure that all site forms and procedures are being followed with respect to H&S & Quality.
  • Accountable for ensuring that the site always remains productive and efficient.
  • Ensure RAMS onsite are relayed to all members of the team and subcontractors through daily briefings.
  • Ensure work onsite is to Standards and Specifications required by our clients.
  • Promote company policies, values, and initiatives.
  • Keep records of work (Diary)


  • Proven track record in the safe delivery of individual projects
  • Experience in overseeing Subcontractors
  • Recognise what good looks like from a quality perspective.


  • Job specific knowledge & training
  • Basic understanding of Relevant IT Skills i.e., use of Apps on mobile phones.
  • Basic understanding of road specifications for reinstatement

Qualifications and attainments

  • CSCS Supervisors Card
  • First Aid Training (3 Day)
  • Full Clean Driving License
  • SSSTS (desirable)


  • Planning and Organisational Skills
  • Conscious of site priorities
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to lead & motivate others
  • Be able to identify and encourage talent on site
  • Correctly challenge incorrect behaviours
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Self-Motivated
  • Teamwork

To apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected] or find out more about Mackenzie Construction here