Construction Manager

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Construction Manager

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  • Salary:

    £63357 - £64357 per annum + pension, additional days off, bonus

  • Contact:

    Nicole Hall

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Job Purpose

Reporting to the Engineering and Projects Manager, the Construction Manager will establish and manage consistently high industry standard construction practices and procedures to develop, procure and deliver programme and project objectives in line with the requirements and obligations of the Nuclear site license.

Key Accountability's

  • Safely deliver project objectives compliant with Company Instructions while maintaining design and engineering standards, configuration and design control.
  • To continually improve a reduction in site time.
  • Plan 12, 24 and 36 month resources and business infrastructure requirements for construction management. (Including but not limited to, key safety roles, clerk of works, RPA's and work permit coordinators)
  • Act as the key communicator for construction management including the briefing of key safety related specialist contracted in suppliers and contractors (i.e. designing and building of pits, cranes, underground facilities etc.)
  • Coordinate with the operational management of the project site, the safe integrated delivery of the project to minimise site time, optimise logistical interface of the works, causing least practical disruption to the operation of the site.
  • Collaborate to plan construction management support over 12, 24 and 36 months [balancing key suppliers workload] identifying opportunities for continual improvement in team efficiency.
  • Manage the team development through the PDR system including Personal Development, Collection, dissemination and effective use of Learning from experience, Acting as mentor or coach to others.

Vocational Qualifications

  • Engineering and or project management post graduate qualification or membership of an appropriate professional body

Experience needed

  • Site and construction safety legislation safeguards and practice (CDM, CSCS, TBNNBS(ideally) & NEBOSH), security protocols, health and environmental legislation and good practice
  • Effective communication at a senior business decision making level, Working collaboratively under pressure, managing people in complex high pressure teams
  • Stakeholder and supply chain management, Project management methodologies for managing successful projects, Managing complex multi-disciplinary projects in regulated environments, Project objectives realisation
  • Relevant design, construction and infrastructure codes, standards and guidance

Specific know how and technical skills

  • Thorough knowledge of up to date nuclear industry practices related to civil engineering and construction
  • Thorough understanding of the UK standards and guidelines relating to civil and structural engineering and design
  • Health & Safety legislation
  • IT skills sufficient to work within MS windows, Documentum and SAP
  • Problem solving to deliver practical solutions
  • Contract management under NEC, JCT and ICE forms of contract as the Employer/Client
  • Communication skills in translation of technical issues to enable effective decision making towards predictable outcomes
  • Management of Projects in line with Company Instructions for Project Management to achieve predictable outcomes under an agreed objectives delivery model