What does an Assistant Site Manager do?

Site managers work on building and construction sites to ensure a project completes safely, on time, and within budget. They monitor and direct contractor activities from start to finish and direct and oversee various contractors and subcontractors from site preparation and foundation laying to the final touches. Site managers supervise the process with a critical eye, provide input on selecting and hiring contractors, and serve as a liaison between contractors and clients.

Site managers keep close contact with clients throughout the project’s life cycle. They accompany clients during site visits and answer questions or concerns about the project’s progress. They are also budget-conscious and identify opportunities to save money by reducing wasteful practices or increasing efficiency. They maintain site safety protocols daily on their site visits and ensure contractors and crew work in a safe environment and follow the rules. They work to minimize risk and resolve violations and potential hazards. Site managers need a bachelor's degree in related fields including construction management or architecture and experience as a contractor.

What responsibilities are common for Assistant Site Manager jobs?
  • Achieve goals by build consensus, engage internal partners, and celebrating collective success.
  • Hire, train, and general manage all employees on project(s).
  • Provide input into the planning and development of the program.
  • Manage project site safety for internal and subcontract personnel.
  • Ensure your site is operating effectively. maintain licensing, safety, and educational standards.
  • Promote and enforce company's safety mantra at all times.
  • Complete site reports and other paperwork on time and accurately.
What are the typical qualifications for Assistant Site Manager jobs?
  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, computer science, engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent leadership, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can collaborate with others with professionalism.
  • Conduct site evaluations and risk assessments and provide findings to proper departments.
  • A professional with a sound work ethic.
  • Possesses technical leadership skills.
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Assistant Site Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

€55,972 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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€56K
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Assistant Site Manager Career Path

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L2
Assistant Site Manager
€55,972/yr
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L4
Lead Site Manager
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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
18%
2 - 4
40%
5 - 7
2%
8+
40%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Assistant Site Manager Insights

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Puma EnergyPuma Energy
Site Manager
15 Apr 2021

“• If you get a good team to work with your job is enjoyable and team orientated”

HBG ConstructionHBG Construction
Site Manager
4 Aug 2021

“The size and scale of projects was an excellent opportunity for me to develop my early years career.”

Menzies AviationMenzies Aviation
Country Vice President
8 Jun 2021

“I am very happy here and have a great group of colleagues to work with.”

YMCAYMCA
After School Site Director
29 Apr 2022

“Having the opportunity to work with kids and parents is probably the best part of this job.”

E.ONE.ON
Site Supervisor
17 Jun 2021

“No chance of progression or personal development unless your related to one of the many managers”

Metro One LPSGMetro One LPSG
Site Manager
16 Jan 2021

“Great experience to either begin a career in security or to simply work part time.”

American Guard ServicesAmerican Guard Services
Security Site Supervisor
3 Dec 2021

“Great pay and hours I love the job”

MizzouRec Services & FacilitiesMizzouRec Services & Facilities
Gym Manager
17 Dec 2021

“fun and great people to work with”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an Assistant Site Manager

The most similar professions to Assistant Site Manager are:
  • Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • General Manager
  • Branch Manager

The most common qualifications to become an Assistant Site Manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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