Site Manager

  • Job Reference: 00042704-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Cambuslang, Lanarkshire
  • Salary: £39,240 to £49,050
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

SPEN - Site Manager

Site Based role - We have projects in the East Coast, Central Belt, Borders, Glasgow, Ayrshire & Dumfries and Galloway.

Salary up to £55,000 per year, with a strong benefits package - plus Overtime available (further details below)

37-hour basic week

Closing Date: 10th June 2024


Help us create a better future, quicker


As Site Manager within our Transmission business within Energy Networks you will be part of a department responsible for the construction of new build, replacement, refurbishment or other associated major transmission projects. 


You will enjoy being part of a multi-disciplined delivery team that includes Construction Managers, Project Managers, HSQE consultants, Quantity Surveyor & Design Engineers responsible for planning and delivering major construction projects.


As the primary on-site representative, you will feel confident in having on-site ownership and providing technical support and advice primarily in relation to electrical aspects of construction stages for transmission projects.


What you'll be doing


With your experience in managing transmission construction projects, including Contractor Site management you will be confident at monitoring and managing contractor's works, tracking progress, keeping accurate site records ensuring compliance with all Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.


You will have technical Knowledge and experience in quality control and inspection and testing of structure and main plant installation e.g Grid TX's, Auxiliary Earthing Transformers, CB's, PI, CVT, CT's, SA, ES, Pantographs & Disconnector's.


We will also look for you to have Experience in cable installation, glanding and terminating, protection & control systems, telecoms, earthing, mechanical and electrical interlocking/testing.


What you'll bring


You enjoy, and are focused, on leading a team in a contractor's environment, and your excellent negotiation and influencing skills will be a great attribute to the team.


If you have the following experience that we are looking for, then we want to hear from you:

  •  Experience in managing transmission construction projects

  •  Experience as a Site Manager preferably with experience of carrying out duties associated the Principal Contractor role managing multiple contractors

  •  Ability to understand electrical design drawings, circuit diagrams, wiring diagrams and all inspection and testing  

  • Awareness of NEC conditions of contract

  • Proficient with IT and software packages such as Microsoft office

  •  Prior experience of working in a live Substation environment working under electrical safety rules.

  • Holds SMSTS, or equivalent safety training.

  • Full First Aid certification

  • Clean Driving Licence

Overtime payments:


Monday - Saturday (8am till midnight) - Time and a Half

Monday - Saturday (midnight to 8am) - Double Time

Sunday - Double Time (all hours)

Overtime is not mandatory.



What's in it for you


As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.


Our benefits include:

  • 36 days annual leave

  • Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave

  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme

  • Payroll giving and charity matched funding

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes

  • Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving

  • Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

  • Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments

  • Life Assurance (4x salary)

  • Access to nudge' financial wellbeing support

  • Plus, shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

  • Development opportunities at ScottishPower we believe in investing in our people that's why we have formed a training partnership with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). Every year we provide opportunities to learn and develop new skills through further education, job shadowing and mentoring.

  • For projects requiring more than +2hr travel e/w hotel accommodation + meals will be provided in line with SP travel and expenses policy.


Why SP Energy Networks


SP Energy Networks is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses through Central and Southern Scotland, North Wales and in the North West of England. We operate over 4000km of cables and lines that make-up the transmission network - connecting infrastructure like wind farms into the electricity system. It's a role that puts us right at the heart of Scotland's ambition to be Net Zero by 2044. And we're taking it very seriously.


We're investing £2 billion into our transmission network, directly supporting the rapid growth needed in renewable energy. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a

commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.


Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in.


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