2767 – Pre-Construction Project Manager – Power

Potters Bar

Role Description

To maintain a safe working environment in compliance with all current Legislation, maintaining the highest standards of quality. To manage and assist the day-to-day operations on specifically assigned projects and/or work streams associated with Framework Contracts. Providing leadership and management on civil and cable installation schemes to the Electricity Supply Industry, up to 400kv.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • CITB or equivalent in site safety management (SMSTS)
  • EUSR Power
  • HSG47
  • Competent in use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook
  • National Grid Competent Persons
  • Temporary Works Supervisor
  • NRSWA Supervisor
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years in a similar Management role
  • Proven experience within the Power/Utilities industry

Principal Duties and Accountabilities

To manage, monitor and resource the schemes under your control and to maximise output and profit whilst minimising cost, achieving programme deadlines, and ensuring compliance with all Company policies, procedures, and ensure the efficient and economic use of resources, materials, transport, plant, and equipment to its best potential.

General Duties

  • Ensuring full compliance with current legislation, and relevant specifications are achieved by you and all teams under your control and all JSM policies & procedures are adhered to.
  • Promotion and implementation of SHEQ policies and procedures. Implement zero harm/occupational initiatives while striving for continuous improvement.
  • Ensuring delivery of site safety briefings and toolbox talks as required
  • Ensure that all health safety quality and environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place, monitored, and updated as required.
  • Encourage the reporting of Hazards and Near Misses
  • Conduct monthly Safety and Quality audits, and ensure all corrective actions are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the management of recruitment, training, competence, and performance management.
  • Assist where required with any investigations / HR matters relating to any works under your control.
  • Developing good working relationships with the Project Team, internal departments, and all stakeholders.
  • Always ensure effective management of the work teams, and workloads.
  • Assist, where required with any complaints, and ensure these are handled in line with company policy/procedures.
  • Ensuring all information submissions are of a high standard (Daily Work Sheets, Data collection, Quality sheets etc).
  • Ensure all work under your control is delivered in line with Contractual agreements/specifications and agreed KPI’s, and to JSM high standards.
  • Ensure all site records are to the highest standard and filed correctly
  • Always communicate respectfully and politely to work colleagues, and all stakeholders.
  • Carry out annual performance reviews, and regular 121 meetings with direct reports.
  • Manage all operational aspects of specific projects and activities ensuring on time delivery, within planned costs, to the specifications and drawings to the agreed standard.
  • Take ownership of projects, responsible for ensuring the contract administration is in accordance with the company integrated management system (IMS) and contract terms and conditions.
  • Conduct regular site visits and progress review meetings with the designated site team
  • Work closely with the Site team to ensure successful planning of the sequence of the work, establishment of key dates and the workforce required by the project works.
  • Work with the commercial team on all contract related issues e.g., variations, monthly CVR’s, cashflow forecasts, end of life forecasts, interim progress applications for payment on account for the project works, negotiation and agreement of the project final account, and subcontractor accounts.
  • Monitor and ensure that the work of direct and subcontract resource is being carried out to specification and program, ensuring that defects are remedied where applicable.
  • Attainment of relevant targets and business goals, maximizing contract profitability.
  • Production/assistance of reports, presentations and drawings/designs as required
  • Operational and technical support to the site team.
  • Weekly progress reports to assist in commercial management and financial reporting
  • Proactively identifying and resolving mitigated project delivery issues with the client
  • Any other appropriate duties as required on a contract/project basis or required by senior management to meet the requirements of the business


  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Health cash-plan
  • Discount and cashback scheme
  • Annual Bonus
  • Discounted Gym Scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Retail Discount Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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