Construction Manager - Civils



Construction Manager - Civils




London, London 




£50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare

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Purpose of the Role

To manage and deliver substation construction projects issued under the UKPN Framework contract in London and the South of England. Remit will include the production of construction plans, coordination of Civil Engineering Support team (Surveyor, Project Engineer, Materials Scheduler, Resources Coordinator), procurement of construction materials and specialist subcontracts, and related activities necessary for the successful delivery of the project. You will be a Senior member of contract management team supporting the Senior Project Manager.


Preparation of the project execution plans, including definition of project objectives and strategies, work scope, risk and opportunities, overall work plan and schedule, financial plan, quality and safety requirements etc., consistent with the terms of the respective Contract and AMEC project execution plan mandatory contents.

The administering of the contract agreements between AMEC and its Client in relation to the construction of the substation buildings.

The administering of the contract agreements between AMEC and its subcontractors whereby AMEC and Client interests are protected and costs are managed.

The maintaining of close contact with respective Client Representatives throughout the project to ensure satisfactory reaction to Client's needs or criticisms.

The monitoring and control of project performance against budget, schedule, and quality and safety requirements using appropriate control tools and reporting of same to AMEC Management and Client.

Preparation of regular project progress and cost reports. Cost report to include the Earned Value Analysis with Forecast on completion.

The identification of changes in the scope of work and ensuring that appropriate change requests are current and adequate.

The promotion of quality and safety on the project in consultation with quality and safety representatives. The issuing of directions for job close-out and the securing of the final project acceptance and contract release from client.

Cooperation with in-house designers and support functions, and contributing to design and constructability reviews.

Leading and managing the Civil Engineering Support team on substation projects through all phases of design, construction, commissioning & close out

Ability to perform take-offs from construction drawings and produce material schedules

Competencies - role specific

Experienced in establishing project delivery teams from scratch
Experienced in contributing to the design and constructability of major civil projects
Experienced in coordinating and interfacing with construction team and sub-contractors
Experienced in coordinating and controlling team delivery in accordance with agreed cost, schedule & change without compromising SHEQ standards
Experienced in developing and maintaining good relationships with clients and sub-contractors

Knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental responsibilities
Ability to review client's Scope of Work for completeness and clarity of intent. Liaise with client groups on points requiring clarification
Ability to manage preparation of Project Control Estimates, review and approve same
Ability to issue instructions to proceed with the work to all relevant project personnel
Ability to engage with specialist subcontractors and material suppliers
Ability to oversee and instruct the Material Scheduler and Resource Coordinator to ensure materials and labour are brought to site in the correct quantities and at the required time.
Maintain overview of material requisition and procurement status for projects
Manage preparation of project schedules
Propose and execute remedial actions for all identified problem areas associated with schedule slippage
Manage expenditure against project control budgets for projects. Alert management of any potential cost overruns
Ensure variations are raised and processed at the correct stage for any changes in the work
Attend client meetings as required
Knowledge of Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment studies

Ability to manage the execution of all project close-out activities.

Essential Competencies:

Degree or HND/HNC qualified in Civil Engineering with a sold working knowledge of CDM Regulation's

* Temporary Works Supervisor

* HS(G) 47 & NEC 3 Form of Contract
* First Aid Certificate

Desirable Competencies:

* UKPN and/or National Grid Substation Access authorisation
* CPCS Appointed Person (Lifting Operations)
* Temporary Works Coordinator

Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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