Project Manager - Construction/ Civil Engineering/ Power

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
£48000 - £55000/annum
Jan 22, 2022
Feb 07, 2022
Position Type
Project Manager
Organization Type
Project Manager - Construction/ Civil Engineering/ Power

Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire/ Site based (London)

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.

Principle Duties and Accountabilities:

Responsible for the Management of projects or multiple contracts (number assigned will be subject to value, duration and complexity) and effective deployment of resources to ensure works are delivered incident free, in compliance with company policy and procedures, client specifications and standards, to programme and within budget. Continuous development of client and supply chain partner relationships and where identified implementation of cost effective innovations to the business. The role will require and active involvement in the tendering and estimation process and preparation of both tender and construction programmes requiring liaison with Estimators and Surveyors to provide operational and technical support in the compilation of bids and feasibility studies.

General Duties:

• 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

• To promote the services of the client whilst carrying out your duties to assist in creating new business

• 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, maximizing contract profitability.

• Production of reports, presentations and drawings/designs as required

• Any other appropriate duties as might require on a contract/project basis or required by senior management to meet the requirements of the business.

• Operational and technical support to site managers, foremen, gangerman and operatives.

• Weekly progress reports to assist in commercial management and financial reporting.


• 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.

Qualifications / Competency:

• 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.


• National Grid Competent Persons

• Temporary Works Supervisor