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.
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.
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.
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:th 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:-
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