Construction Manager

Salary: 
 £31500 -  £47900 per annum
Closing date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:02
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

Location: Argyll & Bute
Salary:  £31,500- £47,900 depending on skills and experience
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available| 37 hours per week
Our Role
The Transmission Capital Development & Delivery Team is responsible for delivering our investment in a wide range of reinforcement and new build projects on the electricity transmission network. To help deliver that investment, we are looking for an experienced and capable Site Construction Manager to be based on site. Located in the Argyll area and primarily concerning the construction of new overhead transmission lines including accesses, earthworks, piling & foundations, tower erection and wiring, dismantling and reinstatements; also including associated substation works electrical installation and commissioning.
Responsible for ensuring site activities comply with planning consents and SHE legislation, youll liaise with SSE staff and contractors, helping to maximise project team effort. As a great communicator, youll develop effective relationships with contractors, suppliers and the community.
Youll ensure the project is executed in accordance with relevant requirements, particularly relating to statutory and legal obligations, Health and Safety, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, Quality & technical compliance, personnel and industrial relations. This will include facilitating safety and progress meetings and ensuring routine reports and KPI's are submitted as directed by the Project Manager.
Your Skills and Experience
You should have previous experience of construction health and safety legislation and practices, and be experienced in all aspects overhead line and substation construction and commissioning. Being a good organiser and communicator, youll be confident challenging others. You should also have experience of resolving conflicts and planning site activities.
You should have previous supervisory or management experience with a recognised trade and hold ONC qualification or equivalent. In addition, you should have a recognised Health and Safety Qualification, such as IOSH Managing Safely or the NEBOSH Certificate.
Our Company
At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.
Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Heres a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
Next Steps
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesnt take long.
Closing date for applications is: 22nd July 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If youre internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If youre successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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