Site Manager (Civil)

  • Job Reference: 00044339-1
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Cambuslang, Lanarkshire
  • Salary: £39,240 to £49,050
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Site Manager (Civils)

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

Full Time / Permanent

Closing date: 21/07/24

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 team responsible for planning and delivering major construction projects. Importantly, you'll focus on providing technical support, & advice, primarily in relation to all civil aspects of the construction stage for transmission projects, including management of a number of onsite contractors.

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 civil aspects of construction stages for transmission projects. 

What you'll be doing

With your experience in planning and management of all civil transmission works (including new build construction at 33/132/275/400kV Voltages, accesses / foundation installation and remediation works) you will be confident at monitoring and managing contractor's programmes in a proactive way in line with the overall project programme. You will also support coordinating all disaggregated packages of work safely and in line with CDM regs 2015.

With your knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and your ability to implement quality assurance and environmental processes, you will ensure compliance with all site environmental legislation and monitor all agreed mitigation. 

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:

  • Must have experience as a Manager delivering the Principal Contractor role and managing multiple contractors in the Civil sector, although not a prerequisite, knowledge of this type of work within a High Voltage electrical utility environment would be preferred

  • HND in Civils/Construction Management or significant on-site experience in managing construction projects in the power sectorProficient in 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 8pm till midnight -Time and a half 

  • Monday - Saturday midnight to 8am -Double Time

  • Sunday - Double Time

  • 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%.  

At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why 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.

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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