Power Project Manager

Location Potters Bar
Discipline: Civil Engineering and Infrastructure
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££50000 - £55000 per annum
Contact name: Kate McKnight

Contact email: kmcknight@novaxrecruitment.com
Job ref: KMCK696_1633356694
Published: 13 days ago

Role: Power Project Manager
Salary: £50,000-£55,000

A unique opportunity has arisen to work for a well-established highly reputable regional Civil Engineering company who undertake a diverse range of civil engineering projects on a nationwide basis. They specialise in EHV cable installations, fibre optic installations, utility diversionary schemes, roads and sewers.

Role Description

To manage and assist day-to-day operations on specifically assigned projects and/or work streams associated with Framework Contracts providing civil and cable installation services to the Electricity Supply Industry and key clients such as National Grid and Distribution Network Operators (DNO's) predominately up to 132Kv, but also 275 and 400kv. To manage and ensure the efficient and economic use of resources, materials, transport, plant and equipment to its best potential. To manage and assist in feasibility studies. Supporting the bid team at tender stage, providing them with route surveys, paving schedules and tender programmes.

Key Responsibilities
· Manage all operational aspects of specific projects and activities ensuring that they are on time, within planned costs, to the specifications and drawings and profitable to the agreed standard.
· Ownership of assigned project and / or multiple contracts, responsible for ensuring contract administration in accordance with the company integrated management system (IMS) and contract terms and conditions.
· Manage and assist in feasibility studies surveys/reports
· Supporting the bid team at tender stage, providing them with route surveys, paving schedules and tender programmes
· Promotion and implementation of SQE policies and procedures.
· Participation in delivery of site safety briefings and toolbox talks
· Ensure that all health safety quality and environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored.
· Encourage the reporting of near misses
· Regular site visits and progress review meetings with the designated site managers
· Identifying opportunities for introduction of new innovations and industry products
· Work closely with the Site team to ensure successful planning of the sequence of the work, establishment of key dates and the workforce required by the project works.
· Work with when requested, the commercial team on all contract related issues e.g variations, interim progress applications for payment on account for the project works, negotiation and agreement of the project final amount, subcontractor accounts.
· Monitor and ensure that the work of direct and subcontract resource is being carried out to specification and program, ensuring that defects are remedied and man where applicable.
· Attainment of relevant targets and business goals, maximising contract profitability.
· Production of reports, presentations and drawings/designs as required

Essential Qualifications/Experience/Skills
· CITB or equivalent in site safety management (SSSTS)
· CSCS Card for appropriate level of responsibility/competency
· Minimum 2 years' experience in project managers position
· HSG47
· Competent in use of MS Word, MS Project, Excel and Office Outlook.
· BESC / PERSONS
· National Grid Competent Persons
· Temporary Works Supervisor
· NRSWA
· A positive attitude
· To be an effective leader
· To be a competent manager
· Technically competent in power engineering
· Good communication skills, both written and verbal
· Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team
· Good organisational and time-management skills
· Good negotiation skills and persuasiveness
· Confidence presenting to large groups of people i.e safety briefings etc
· Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information
· A smart appearance and professional manner at all times.

If this role is of interest or you would like to find out, please apply directly or call us directly and ask for Kate Mcknight
At Novax we are a specialist in the Engineering and Construction Sector. If you feel this role may not be directly suited to yourself but find yourself looking. We have a range of vacancies across these sectors please do register a CV.

Key words
Civil engineering, Management, power, utilities, cable, Civil, highways