Job Information

Salary:

£50,000

Region:

South Central

Location:

Reading

Industry:

Civil and Utilities Contractor

Discipline:

Project Manager (Utilities)

Sub Discipline:

Project Manager (Utilities)

Employment:

Permanent

Job Description

The project leader is responsible for overseeing the safe, compliant, installation of electrical, gas and water infrastructure with a focus on quality of installation and compliance with approved design parameters and current legislation and COP.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

To fully understand the project requirements and ensure the infrastructure is installed to specification and to an adoptable quality.
Provide support to the Head of Delivery in any delivery related matters.

Ensure regular progress reports are obtained for each project and that regular reports are submitted to the Head of Delivery and that all progress trackers are updated as required.
Ensure ICP designs obtain full design approval by one of our appointed design consultants.
Timely review of incoming invoices and challenging where relevant.

Timely raising and monitoring of all required purchase orders for contractor works, identifying variances when they occur.

Ensuring that business processes covering contractor activities are complied with in respect to H&S, Contractor management, operational compliance etc.

Ensuring activities and assets are compliant with all relevant legislation and approved design.

Working with the operations department to ensure that new assets are handed over with all relevant records and handover documentation is in place and issued to the Operations team.

Compile plant replacement strategies ensuring a safe and efficient method of plant replacement is in place prior to energisation with key contractors involved set up on our procurement system allowing swift allocation of purchase orders.

Work with the Head of operations to ensure a suitable COMER contract is in place for each operational site.

Ensure standards of installation, pre- energisation checks and sign off meet and/or exceed requirements.

Conduct effective project handovers, manage project snagging to satisfactory completion standards.
Provide support to sales team and operations team as required.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Any other reasonable task requested by their line manager in order to support the team and business priorities at the time.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED
Experience of working in a DNO / IDNO organisation.
Good Knowledge of the general utility industry.

Proven track record of the management of utility contractors.

Working familiarity with H&S management and audit processes.

Understanding of regulatory standards applicable to the business and the processes required to be compliant with them.

Good computer and reporting skills.

Adaptability and an eagerness to learn.

The ability to be flexible in terms of time, location and activity.

Ability to foresee problems and identify possible solutions or step in to ensure the problem is eradicated at the earliest opportunity.

WATER SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE

Water Hygiene Card

NAV application process

Water & Wastewater -Self Lay Operations

Water & Wastewater Distribution Network Design

Water & Waste water – Network Construction Operations (Water) (EUS)

Water & Wastewater – Safe Control of Mains Connections (EUS)

Water & Wastewater – Contaminated Land

Water & Wastewater – New Roads & Streetworks Act (NRSWA)

Water & Wastewater – Understanding Sewer Adoption

Water Industry Act (Understanding)

Water Fittings Regulations (Understanding)

RELATIONSHIPS
Key contacts will be:
External contractors
Internal stakeholders
Key customer representatives

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