Construction Section Manager - Civils


Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Construction Section Manager - Civils
Construction Management
Contract type
Full time permanent

Construction Section Manager - Civils

Location: Cumbria

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About us:

Come and work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Construction Section Manager (Civil Background)

Are you a skilled Civil Engineer with expertise in construction project management? We have an exciting opportunity for a Construction Section Manager with a Civil background to join our dynamic team. As a Construction Section Manager, you will oversee and coordinate construction activities within your assigned section, ensuring projects are delivered to the highest standards of quality, safety, and timeliness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage construction activities within the assigned section, ensuring adherence to project plans, specifications, and budget.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to a team of engineers, foremen, and construction workers, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders, including clients, contractors, and consultants, to ensure smooth execution of construction projects.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks or issues, and implement effective mitigation strategies to ensure timely completion.
  • Conduct regular site inspections to ensure compliance with safety protocols, quality standards, and relevant regulations.
  • Coordinate with other sections and departments to ensure effective resource allocation and seamless project coordination.
  • Review and approve technical designs, construction plans, and material specifications to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to resolve construction-related challenges and ensure project objectives are met.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in construction project management, with a strong focus on civil engineering projects.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex construction projects on time and within budget.
  • Solid understanding of construction methodologies, codes, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage and motivate a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making skills to address construction-related challenges.
  • Sound knowledge of health, safety, and environmental practices in construction.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects. If you have the required skills and experience, and are looking for a new challenge, please apply with your CV and a cover letter.


Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.

Our work focuses on delivering non-nuclear infrastructure activities in a nuclear environment both for civil and military customers.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

 Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void

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