Construction Manager

South West England
£75,000 - £85,000 + package
Our clients, two of Europe’s most dynamic engineering and construction specialists, are working together in a joint venture to deliver the main civil engineering works at Hinkley Point C (HPC) worth over £2.8 billion.
They require a Construction Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.
They are pushing the boundaries of innovation and modern technology while delivering high quality construction on a massive scale.
They have already broken the UK record for the largest continuous concrete pour of 9,000m3 of concrete.
This is great opportunity to be part of a dynamic organisation that is challenging the industry and making history.
Purpose of the role:
Responsible for directly leading and managing a team on site to deliver the main civils package of works comprising of large reinforced concrete structures.
Key responsibilities and specific accountabilities:
• Sets standards and creates benchmarks for others to follow.
• Able to identify quality problems before works start and instigate change to achieve and deliver quality
• Applies in depth knowledge of the quality processes, understands how they are used and communicates these within the project to achieve quality goals.
• Sequences work appropriately and applies protection measures to avoid damage to completed works to ensure quality product delivery.
• Manages the client through inspection and handover process.
• Drafts, reviews and approves the quality documents.
• Adopts a culture of continuous improvement and shares lessons learnt across projects. Monitors productivity and costs trends and takes appropriate interventions to ensure successful outcomes.
• Delivers completion strategy for project and contributes to process for ensuring that all works are correctly planned.
• Monitors progress to ensure handover deadlines are met to achieve client and stakeholder satisfaction.
• Manages direct workforce
Essential skills & knowledge: Technical Skills:
• Direct delivery experience is essential, you must have at least 3 years experience of directly putting to work a workforce of at least 80+ operatives in a direct delivery project
• Experience of 3 years + working on heavy reinforced concrete structures.
• Ideally at least 5 years experience working in the Construction industry
• Able to deliver projects safely and to the highest quality standards
• Trade background in carpentry/ formwork or reinforcement fixing
• Sound understanding of reinforcement details and fixing methods
• Familiar with formwork and falsework systems commonly used in the construction industry.
Interpersonal Skills:
• A strong communicator with the ability to work within a team environment
• Respects other team members across all functions and has a one team approach.
• Presents a professional image and promotes the values of the project
• Demonstrates commitment to work to processes
• Seeks to minimise waste in resources and materials
Education & Qualifications:
• Qualifications in Construction Management