Project Manager

Basildon, UK
10 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fast-growing, multi-utility Independent Connection Provider (ICP) with a national footprint, fully accredited under the NERS, GIRS and WIRS schemes to carry out the turnkey provision of multi-utility infrastructure and subsequent connections to residential, commercial and industrial projects.

We are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our growing Construction Department. This is a mobile role, with frequent travel to customers, sites offices. Candidates need to be based in the East / North London area.

About the role:

The main purpose of the Project Manager role is to successfully deliver new electricity and gas connection projects from LV to 66kV and LP - MP.

Key responsibilities and duties of the role:

* Manage and supervise internal and external staff; covering cable jointing, substation installation, excavation & reinstatement, cable installation, gas pipe installations, installation of pressure reducing installations commissioning and energisation

* Responsible for project safety, cost and quality

* Prepare Work Instructions, Risk Assessments & Method Statements

* Liaise with Local Authorities regarding street works

* Procure and control project materials

* Provide monthly project reports and ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget

* Liaise with DNO's & iDNO's to complete final connections

* Liaise with and support both the client and the intrernal team to ensure smooth project delivery

What we are looking for:

Ideal Qualifications / Experience

* 5 years' experience in Electrical Project Management

* Experienced in managing internal and external labour for cable installation, jointing, switchgear installation and gas installation works

* Qualification in Electrical Engineering e.g. C&G, ONC, HNC & Degree (equivalent Engineering qualifications may be considered)

* SMSTS, ECS/CSCS, First Aid, Manual Handling

* Previous experience of power distribution or gas networks advantageous

* NRSWA Supervisor qualifications advantageous

Key Skills / Attributes:

* Solid organisational ability and strong influencing skills

* Ability to work effectively within a team, with good internal and external communication skills

* Customer service orientated, and a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success of the company

* Problem solver and solution provider

What we can offer you:

Core Benefits:

* Competitive starting salary

* 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day a year after two complete years' service, up to a maximum of 30 days

* Life Insurance (3x salary)

* 5% Employer Pension Contribution

* Private Medical Insurance (following successful probation)

* Employee Assistance Programme with access to employee savings site

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