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Site Manager

Site Manager

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Contact:

    Ryan Harris

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Summary of Role:

We are seeking experienced Site Managers with a sound Electrical Engineering background and experience of working on electricity substations. The successful candidate will be able to work flexibly from home, our office or the customers sites depending upon work requirements. Responsible for all site related aspects of delivering EC&I projects safely to cost, time and specification, the successful candidate will be qualified as described below and ideally will have recent relevant experience.

Role Description:

Managing the installation and customer acceptance of Substation Control and Protection System projects in the energy business in accordance with National Grid safety standards and local site work practices

People-management responsibility for leading and motivating a subset of the project team of software and hardware engineers (typically 1 to 5+) during the site installation and commissioning phases of the project

Control and management of installation sub-contractors (typically cable installation and minor electrical/mechanical works)

Hold regular report and progress meetings with clients including production of related minutes

Liaise with the Health and Safety Manager regarding all aspects of welfare on site

Ensuring through close liaison with the Project Management that sufficient resources are planned for site work to enable delivery to cost, budget and quality

Available to assist with Electrical Installation/Test/Commissioning activities

Able to interpret customer requirements, undertake site surveys and produce electrical drawings/installation specification

Undertake Risk Assessments and produce Method Statements, Create / input into project safety health and environmental plans.

Essential Requirements:

Experience of managing E, C & I installation and commissioning activities (Substation Control Systems, Protections systems or similar) on National Grid Sites

Current "National Grid Competent Person"

Either TP144 or SR163 Certification

To have successfully completed Client Contractors National Safety Group Safety Passport Supervisor training or equivalent

First Aid at Work Certificate

Must be prepared to travel and work away at customer sites

Full UK driving licence.

Desirable Requirements:

Candidates who can demonstrate greater compliance with the following requirements will be considered preferentially.

To have successfully completed specific health and safety awareness training delivered by recognised training provider (IOSH, CITB, RoSPA, BSC etc), e.g. manual handling, (preferred qualified to minimum of Appointed Person), lifting operations (banksman/slinger), working at height, CDM, confined spaces etc.

Have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations 2015 and understand the responsibilities of the roles within it, particularly Principal Contractor Role and to have managed Sites as the Principal Contractor - "non-working" Site Manager

Have experience in carrying out Electrical Installation works and hold current BS:7671 18th edition qualifications.

IOSH /SMSTS certificates

To have successfully completed Construction Industry Training Board Construction Skills Site Managers Safety Training Scheme course (5days) or equivalent

Apprenticeship trained with ability to undertake minor Site installation activities as a "working" site Manager.

Trained in Temporary Works Coordination / Supervision

Undertaken Asbestos Awareness training

Undertaken Impressed Voltages Training and understand the causes and consequences of Impressed Voltages

Understanding of the UK Environmental and Waste Management legislation

Understanding of the relevant National Grid procedures:-










Personal Qualities:

Articulate and have good communication skills

Strong leadership skills including team management

Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines

Strong and decisive in managing subcontractors

Attention to detail with a good safety ethos

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