Trainee Project Technician


Innovation On-Site Limited

Job Title:

Trainee Project Technician

Contract type:

Full time / Permanent


Site based



Job Description:

Nature & Objectives of the Job

The Trainee Project Technician, will assist with the overall management of a project ensuring the appointed project team is delivering the project to the required specification, on time, within budget and in accordance with Health and Safety specification and to expected standards.

You will follow a structured training and development plan.

Main Responsibilities:

Training in onsite operational management of project (day to day) encompassing the following;

Project Scope of Works Management

  • Understanding of the works, contractual obligations, terms & conditions with regard to all elements of
  • work within the scheme- i.e Joisting, Roofing, 1st Fix, 2nd Fix, Kitchens, Finals, Cladding, Windows,
  • Fixings, Loading out & Protection.

Health and Safety Management

  • Understanding of IOS Site File inc. Task specific PPE, Policy, Procedures, COSHH, RAMS, Toolbox Talks,
  • Daily briefings, Identifying Risks, Reporting Procedures.

Cost Control

  • Understanding of budgets and prices, sub-contractor invoicing procedures, employee wage procedures, obtaining instructions for non-contracted works. Record keeping for the aforementioned including work completed, resource allocations and date/time.

Labour Resource Management

  • Learning to programme correct levels of efficient resource. Understanding the procedures to raise or lower manpower. Interface with Carpenters, clients and IOS managers. Understanding employment laws.

Materials Management

  • Understanding materials and quantities – take-offs, procedure to order materials, theft, loss and damage implications. Unloading procedure of materials and distribution

Defects Management

  • Understanding of snagging procedure and administration of snag, de-snag, client snag. Understanding of sign-off procedure and administration of. Understanding of PAT testing, scaffold checks and small plant checks and the administration of.

Client Reporting Requirements

  • Understanding daily and weekly client requests and administration of –†resource, materials, H & S, handovers, snagging. Representing IOS in meetings with managers and clients.

Company Reporting Requirements

  • Understanding and administration of new starters, accidents, H & S issues, labour, fixings and material.
  • Interface with IOS surveying department. Site reports and emails.

Additional ad hoc duties as directed by Manager

About you:


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite


  • Excellent Planning & Organisation Skills
  • High Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-management & personal effectiveness
  • Leadership
  • Solving problems & thinking skilfully
  • Team Player


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent inter personal skills
  • Strong team player
  • High level of integrity
  • High degree of loyalty
  • High level of motivational skills
  • Health and Safety Support
  • Accreditation Support
  • 1. Stop! 2. Think! 3. Proceed! Campaign Support
  • Additional ad hoc duties as directed by Senior Management
  • Maintain records of any training and development received on your individual training log.

Training will be tailored to encompass the following;

  • CSCS Card / Level 4 Qualification / SSSTS / SEATS / PASMA / Scaffold Safety / Witting of RAMS /
  • 3 Day First Aid / Manual Handling / Managing People & Performance / Appraisal Skills / DSE Assessment /
  • Face Fit Mask Training.

Additional & Altered Duties

  • The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive.
  • It is expected that reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level may be necessary to fulfil such role.

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