Site Manager

  • Job Reference: 18516
  • Date Posted: 16 February 2021
  • Employer: IBERDROLA S. A.
  • Location: Cambuslang (G32 8FA), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Undefined
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we're investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We're committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.

SP Energy Networks

At SP Energy Networks our focus is on harnessing technology and innovation to create the networks of the future. Our team is building a dynamic network to meet the changing demands for electricity and increasingly, renewable electricity - safely, securely and sustainably in the communities we serve.

At SP Energy Networks, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.


The position of Site Manager is positioned within the project delivery arm of the SP Energy Networks Transmission (SPT) business, reporting directly to the SPT Unit Manager. This department is responsible for the construction of new build, replacement, refurbishment or other associated major transmission projects which you will be one part of a multi-disciplined team responsible for delivering the project leading the construction phase.

Responsibilities

Responsible for project technical input for planning and development stages, including supporting the build-up of all pre-construction information, you will provide technical expertise to the project delivery strategy, project programme and support and/or assist the Principal Designer to coordinate the design stages.

Assisting with the delivery strategy and preparation of contract bid packages of work, you will be required to lead the technical analysis for each contract, proactively resolving technical queries which may include leading the technical evaluation of each bid to meet key milestone dates for award and site start.

Managing and delivering site works to meet commercial conditions of contract, including minimising delays and claims for variations, you will possess the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy in a team consisting of Project Management, Quantity Surveyor's, Engineers, Safety, Environmental and Quality advisors.

Additional responsibilities will include:

* Proactively planning and monitoring project and contractor's programmes to meet agreed key dates or milestones
* Possessing experience within site environmental legislation, waste, and mitigation
* Holding in-depth knowledge of all quality standards and specifications with a particular focus on planning and monitoring of the works, using the contractor's inspection and testing regime which includes control over all material and free issue equipment
* Supporting and coordinating project development designs, planning, estates, wayleaves and procurement stages to support contractor access requirements
* Minimising variations, keeping accurate daily records and reports
* Ability to proactively liaise and interface with SP Energy Networks Transmission Operational Staff, Protection Engineers and SAP's, understanding and implementing safety from the system, supporting commissioning stages and providing technical assistance during commissioning panel meetings


Skills and Requirements

* Significant experience in managing transmission construction projects
* Experience in planning and management of both HV & EHV Underground Cable installations which should include civil duct installation and HV cable installation, horizontal directional drillings, joint bays, jointing works, outdoor sealing ends and terminations, fibre optic connections (including connections) and testing at predominantly 33KV voltage levels and above
* Experience working on the public road network, working within the confines of the New Roads and Street Works act and familiarity with council road opening and closing notices with specific traffic management requirements
* Strong leadership and planning skills
* Experienced in the management of NEC Option B conditions of contract
* Contract management including variations and claims
* Ability to implement and monitor quality assurance and environmental processes
* Significant experience in all current Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and understand: CDM regulations
* GS6
* HSG47
* Temporary works
* New Roads and Street Works Act
* SEPA regulations

* Knowledge of specification, design, maintenance, construction and commissioning of HV and EHV Underground Cable installation and test, including fibre optic installations and joints
* Proven ability to lead and work in a team and contractor's environment
* Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

To be successful in a role you will need to demonstrate as minimum:

* Experience as a Site Manager delivering the Principal Contractor role, managing multiple contractors in the power sector on EHV or HV Cable type projects
* Preferred BEng in Electrical Power Engineering or significant on site experience in managing construction projects in the power sector
* SP Energy Networks authorisations up to 400Kv WI/1 and EN2
* Excellent IT skills
* NRSWA Supervisor (valid and in date)
* Full clean driving licence (Business insurance)
* Current five days SMSTS or equivalent
First Aid certification (essential)


What we Offer


This is a permanent contract. Salary for this role will be from £36,286 per annum.

As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme. You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.

Our Selection Process


* Behavioural Based Interview and Technical Questions
Behaviours of an Individual Contributor: Develop Self & Others, Collaborate & Share, Be Agile

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we're investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We're committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.