Construction Manager

  • RheEnergise
  • Hybrid, Devon and London, UK
  • Mar 24, 2023
Full time Construction Engineering Management

Job Description

About the Role: 

Are you interested in working in an organisation that is looking to make a positive impact in the world by tackling the climate emergency?


We are seeking an experienced Construction Manager to oversee an innovative/first-of-its-kind pumped hydro energy storage project at our site in Devon County. The Construction Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the project is progressing as planned, is completed on time, within budget, and to the expected quality standards; and that sub-contractors are performing, best practice is being followed, and there is good information flow. The successful candidate will have experience managing large scale construction projects, particularly in the energy, hydro or water sectors, and a good understanding of excavations, working on sloped sites and the pumped hydro energy storage technology.  


Key Responsibilities:   

  • Manage and coordinate all activities on-site, ensuring that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards. 

  • Monitor and report on project progress, risks, and issues. 

  • Coordinate and manage project stakeholders, including contractors, suppliers, and internal teams. 

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements. 

  • Provide regular project updates to the senior management team. 

  • Ensure that all project documentation is up-to-date and accurate.

  • Liaise with the landowners, local community and other stakeholders as required.


Essential Requirements:   

  • Can do attitude, adaptable.
  • Degree in construction management or civil engineering. 
  • 6+ years' experience working in large complex project management
  • Knowledge of pumped hydro energy storage technology and its applications is a plus, or relevant knowledge from other industries e.g. water
  • Proven ability to manage and deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances. 
  • H&S knowledge of best practice, with ability to direct H&S requirements to site personnel.
  • Experience with project management tools and software. 
  • Willingness to get ‘hands dirty’ from time to time and a get it done attitude.
  • This is a full-time, hybrid position with some on-site duties, and the successful candidate will be required to work flexible hours as necessary to meet project deadlines.

Desired Skills:  

  • 2D CAD skills

  • Confidence of working with people implementing electrical and mechanical systems

  • Ability to suggest solutions to issues that arise and work with others (some remote) to agree best possible solutions.


If you have a passion for renewable energy and a strong track record in construction management, we encourage you to apply.



Environmental Protection-Conservation, Project Management, Civil & Structural Engineering, Environmental and Geological Engineering


£50000-£70000 per annum

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