Highways Project Manager

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    Highways and Traffic, Project Management & Controls

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    Paul McCaul

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  • Published:

    about 5 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Highways Project Manager; Manchester; 12 Month+ Contract to work 3-5 days per week on the management of utility diversions on 12 major schemes (£350m); £Competitive
Key Skills: Civil, Highways, Utility diversions, maintenance, planning, site, construction.

The Role: 
The main role as Utilities Manager would be to manage a series of utilities protection works, temporary utility connections and permanent utilities diversions to ensure individual projects can be delivered in line with prevailing time and cost constraints.
Provide strategic direction on negotiation, reporting and contract processes with utility companies, local authorities and other relevant project partners.
Lead the development of a detailed project plan for the utilities work stream, which includes facilitating the identification of key milestones and activities.
Chair regular meetings with utility companies and key stakeholders to monitor the progress of the project(s) and work that needs to be completed.
Challenge the utilities design through the C3/C4 stage of the measures necessary laid out within HAUC.
Provide mitigation measures within the design stage to reduce costs; i.e. Multi-trench solutions.
Create a utilities programme and obtain the utilities agreement.
Supervision of works and monitor the agreed programme activities.
Challenge at C9 stage i.e. agree final accounts (reasonable costs).

The Candidate: 
Strong project management expertise (including formal techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects).
A qualification in civil engineering, project management or equivalent.
A proven and demonstrable track record of managing utilities projects within large construction programmes.
Complete knowledge of the measures necessary under the code of practise for diversionary works – HAUC; C2 to C9.
Practical experience of the legislation under HAUC & the New Roads & Streetworks (GMRAPS).    

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