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Construction Manager

Scotland, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Construction Manager to join a leading energy business, that builds its success based on the dedication and commitment of its team.

Integrity, quality, and a can-do attitude are a number of values that play a significant part in their continual growth. With this business you can be part of a community that fosters entrepreneurial spirit and supports you in your personal development.

About the Role

The Construction Manager will manage all specified works on electrical substations ensuring delivery on time to the required standards. The jobholder will be responsible for ensuring site safety and ensuring quality processes are implemented for all works.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Acting as customer lead for the site management of projects and ensuring the daily delivery of site works.
• Management of the construction, maintenance, fitting and wiring of substation plant and equipment.
• Fully manage and plan site activities to ensure safety, cost and quality are maintained.
• Follow all published guidelines, standards, policies and procedures to ensure satisfactory completion of work.
• Ensure all works is undertaken in compliance with the Project design and construction documents, including construction drawings, RAMS and lift plans.
• Working closely with the Project Manager for successful project delivery.
• Deliver scheduled/unscheduled work safely, to time, ensuring quality standard in accordance with defined work scope (including principal contractor/non principal contractor.
• Advise the project team on site staff resource numbers and competencies.
• Assist in the management and maintenance of all site based orders and materials.
• Lead and manage all aspects of site construction, H&S and environment.
• Plan, manage, attend and record OPS daily briefings.
• Ensure required of CDM Regulations are met in full.
• Consider all environmental aspects and impacts when preparing operations documentation.
• Proactively manage health and safety issues and concerns, working closely with all departments to ensure safety by design and accident and incident free culture is maintained.
• Ensure all plant and equipment is ordered in an efficient and timely manner.
• Collaborate with Project Managers to issue 6 weekly reports with sufficient detail to enable efficient planning on site and by Construction team coordinator.
• Complete all site related paperwork accurately and to time, including written risk assessments, site measurement and work record sheets.
• Take responsibility for your team whilst on site to ensure the safe, effective and efficient implementation of operations.
• Appoint direct supervision for work parties .
• Ensure site check sheets and ITP schedules are completed satisfactorily.
• Provide a mentoring role to develop nominated staff for their training and development.


  • A proven site management track record with the ability to execute critical tasks in real time.

  • A sound knowledge of H&S and risk assessments.

  • The ability to plan works in the most efficient manner.

  • The ability to manage and motivate industrial staff.

  • The ability to put the customer at the center of decision making.

  • The ability to engage at a specific and detailed level with key tasks, evidenced by those tasks being executed in a highly efficient manner.

  • Personal integrity, resilience and the robustness needed to operate in a fast changing contracting environment.

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