Joe Chandler

Site Manager

Joe is the Site Manager at Constructionarium’s 19-acre Bircham Newton facility. He is responsible for all of the health, safety and environmental considerations that pertain to the operations on-site and provides project management support to participating organisations. Joe manages a talented team of operatives and together they move the project site through the various operational phases, from supporting student-led project weeks to the decommissioning and preparation works that enable future events to take place. During his time at Constructionarium, Joe has developed great relationships with our partners from the construction industry and higher education.


Joe has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, NVQs in planning, management and plant operations, qualifications in concrete technology and surveying. Joe has a keen interest in traditional and sustainable timber construction and recently attended a course hosted by a guild of Master Craftsmen in Latvia, where he developed his skills and knowledge surrounding timber framing and full scribe log building.