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Electrical Site Manager for Onshore Substation

South East England, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

JOB TITLE:Electrical Site Manager for Onshore Substation

YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Significant experience in managing Electrical, Civil and Substation/Cable site construction works for electrical transmission projects.

IDEALLY YOU ALSO HAVE:Knowledge of specification, design, maintenance, construction and commissioning of either civil, electrical or overhead line and cable works- SMSTS

COMPANY INFORMATION: Scottish Power Renewables


Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names.

Main Purpose of Job

To support the delivery of the Electrical Substation construction works for East Anglia One project to the relevant safety, quality and environmental standards whilst ensuring financial and programme targets are met. Supporting the Construction Manager in planning, management of and monitoring the construction activities including aspects such as site mobilisation, safety coordination across all Contractors, safety performance measurement and monitoring, leading the relevant site staff and delivering the works to the agreed scope. Managing the contractors, material and conditions of contract.

Key Tasks

Support the Construction Manager and Site Management team(s) in implementing the relevant Safety Management system. Comply with all relevant legislation with a particular focus on CDM and the role of the Principal Contractor/Contractor. Assist in the preparation of relevant safety documentation. Functional activities may include conducting necessary site inductions, delivery of pertinent safety communications at site, participating in safety leadership tours, incident management and reporting and Safety Observation reporting. Review of Contractor pre-task planning documentation including method statements & risk assessments to facilitate daily site checks to ensure activities are being carried out safely;
Manage and deliver Electrical Substation Site Works in accordance with client specifications, engineering specifications, British Standards, Euro Codes and other Industry standards;
Manage and deliver Site Works to meet commercial conditions of contract including minimising delays and claims for variations. Collate and provide monthly reports including early warnings and variations;
Coordinate the site activities of the project (for relevant discipline area) in accordance with contractor's scope of works;
Act as the site point of contact for your relevant discipline area. Organise and supervise contractors, plan and chair site meetings, complete site quality, safety and environmental inspections. Deal with and resolve disputes whether they are technical, financial or other;
Minimise variations and manage the variations process where appropriate. Review contractor measures, applications for payment and confirm accuracy;
Prepare and provide site works progress reports related to your discipline area on a regular and ad-hoc basis;
Provide technical support, advice and instruction (related to your discipline area) to various contractors and others on-site;
Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and in a team consisting of Project Management, Design, Commercial, Civil, Electrical, Overhead Line & Cable, Safety, Quality and Environmental staff whilst monitoring contractor activities;
Deliver site works in accordance with Safety, Quality and Environmental processes and procedures. Minimise non-conformances or resolve within specified timescales.

Key Criteria

Significant experience in managing Electrical, Civil and Substation/Cable site construction works for electrical transmission projects;
Experience with Electrical Commissioning of Substations;
HNC in related engineering discipline or equivalent experience;
Knowledge of specification, design, maintenance, construction and commissioning of either civil, electrical or overhead line and cable works;
Awareness of regulatory issues impacting the business;
Experience in major UK onshore infrastructure construction projects;
Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation related to construction;
Safety trained for managing site construction works, e.g. 5 day CITB SMSTS or equivalent;
Practical experience and awareness of CDM Regulations 2007, in particular the role of the Principal Contractor and Contractor roles supported by practical experience;
PC knowledge of Microsoft applications;
SMSTS qualification Read More

Further Details

Construction & Building Services, Engineering
Energy and Power
Ref: 697197
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