Construction Manager

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  • Sector:

    Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    c£425/day Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Construction Manager - Duration 6 months - Rate c£425/day Umbrella - London NW1
Key words / skills: Construction Manager, Engineering Manager, Civil, Structural, Rail, Major Projects,
Site Representative, GRIP.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Construction Manager to work on a 6 month contract in London NW1.
As a Construction Manager your duties and responsibilities may include:
Act as Network Rail’s day-to-day site representative to monitor so that the contractor’s site activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner with minimum impact on the environment and operational railway, and the work is of a high standard and in accordance with the relevant specifications and latest practices.

Key Accountabilities;
Monitor so that site activities comply with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), relevant rules, regulations, Railway Group and Network Rail’s company standards and all applicable procedures and legislation.
Review in conjunction with the Protection Engineer, the contractor’s method statements and site-specific risk assessments.
Monitor by liaison with appropriate Network Rail personnel whether arrangements for access, possession, storage, worksites etc. have been made to facilitate the efficient completion of work.
Monitor by a programme of regular pre-arranged inspections the quality of the contractor’s work. Instruct contractors in accordance with powers delegated. Where remedial actions are required monitor so that non-conformance reports raised are closed out in an auditable manner. Direct changes as appropriate.
Inspect completed works and survey for the readiness of portions of the work for inspection and for the recording of the outcome and the control of any remedial works required.
Monitor, by close liaison with the contractor, whether “first off” examples of elements of the works are jointly inspected at an early opportunity. Agree the detailed workmanship standards for consistent application to the whole of the works.
Monitor the contractor’s management of site works by regular site meetings at which details of the locations of, nature of, and number of staff to be employed upon each element of the work shall be established for the period until the next meeting.
Monitor progress of the works by regular site visits and inspections, comparing work in progress with contract documentation, and information given at site meetings and with the overall contract programme.
Maintain a regular and frequent site presence at all worksites and to continually monitor, and correct where necessary, the standard and methods of work, being always vigilant for inadequacies. Maintain site diary as appropriate.
Encourage an awareness of the importance of HSQE and good workmanship by regular communication with all contractors’ site staff
Monitor and assess the competence of contractors staff prior to and during all phases of work.
Check whether the contractor complies with Network Rail policy in accident/incident reporting and investigation, and assist with conducting investigations.
Locally agree site records and freight haulage claims with the contractor for payment purposes.
Provides functional support to Development Managers and Project Managers as directed.

You will be an experienced Construction Manager / Engineering Manager.
You should have experience working on Network Rail Projects.
5-10 years experience.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.