Field Manager

  • Job Reference: 00005747-1
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Employer: Lanes Group
  • Location: Chertsey, Surrey
  • Salary: £30,000 to £38,000
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Field Manager


At Lanes Group nothing is more important than the health, safety and well-being of our people and our customers. It’s a major reason we are the UK’s largest independent specialist infrastructure delivery partner of choice with a turnover in excess of £530 million, (EBITDA £45m), with over 4,000 brilliant people and a countrywide network of operational locations. Our services cover the majority of the FTSE 100 & 250 respectfully.


Strong leadership being at our heart, supporting our people ensuring they are engaged with purpose, rewarded and recognised whilst delivering absolute exacting operational excellence being a leading entity and enviable delivery team embracing quality and compliance in our overarching delivery, one of our fundamental key differentiators. 

In this critical role of ensuring our organisation is known for being the best in everything we do, known for leaving a legacy of absolute quality and compliance and, keeping our promises at all times is our absolute mantra.


We operate 24/7 and as such you are required to work flexible hours, weekends and participate in an on-call rota. Full training / PPE / use of company equipment will be provided to ensure that all our employees have the right tools, competency, and confidence to undertake the work to Lanes’ high standard of operation regardless of background or previous experience.


Position: Field Manager

Location: Chertsey, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent, full-time

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours, plus on call rota - start times to be discussed 

Salary: OTE £30,000 to £38,000 per annum depending upon experience, plus a non taxable company vehicle, on call allowance and fuel card

Benefits: 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays); health cash plan; free onsite parking; auto enrolment pension scheme; friendly working environment.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager for Home Counties you will need to be able to lead a team of multi-skilled waste network service engineers in the delivery of both a reactive and planned 24/7 operational response in a dynamic environment. The key to success in this role is having a proactive, purposeful yet personable approach in performance and line management.


You will be part of a team of Field Managers responsible for all aspects of Health & Safety, performance delivery, people management, vehicle utilisation and ensure adherence to budgetary limits for equipment and consumables.


  • Carry out site inspections
  • Coordinate field engineers
  • Manage fleet issues
  • Evaluate employee performance
  • Liaise with the office planners / team leaders
  • Conducting one-to-ones
  • Vehicle utilisation
  • Resource availability
  • Assisting the client with high profile jobs
  • Monitor engineers’ performances
  • Carry out and liaise with HR on disciplinaries / interviews / pathway reviews
  • Looking after the wellbeing of the field staff
  • Be aware of BSI policies and your responsibility towards them
  • Any other reasonable ad hoc duties requested by the Operations or Regional Manager for Home Counties, or the Head of Field Operations


So if you enjoy delivering only the best in customer service, where no two days are the same and want to join a growing company that not only values you and your ability - but also strives to develop your potential and further your career progression, then we are the right Company for you.


About You:

The ideal candidate will be hard working and respectful and comply with health and safety standards. Previous management and leadership experience is crucial, as is a full UK drivers licence. Having prior knowledge of the utilities sector, especially drainage and waste water, will be an advantage. Being able to prioritise and multitask whilst building working relationships is essential.