Position: Cable Project Site Manager
Salary: GBP40201 - GBP53096 per annum + Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus
Ref: 520367_1573116319
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 07/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading

Salary: £40,201 - £53,096 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

What is the Role?

SSE has commenced a programme of works to under-grounding 500km of our overhead 11kv network. The programme comprises of several projects varying in length from 200m to 5km and will involve the laying of 11kv cables, in private land and highways, and connections to the existing network. There are also several 33kv cable projects to reinforce our existing network or replace aging assets.

As an 11/33Kv Cable Team Site Manager, you'll be responsible for running the construction phase of the project including managing Cable Installation, legal, environmental and consents, cable system design, CDM and Safety management, financial analysis and forecasting and assisting with the design and closure phases.

This will include managing the construction teams including the labouring staff, Machines and Plant, Traffic Management, Materials and large item management, Site compounds CDM principle Contractor responsibility, Construction programme and financial control and reporting.

What Do I Need?

You'll have experience in project management of cable schemes up to either 11kV or 33kV. A minimum HNC in a relevant subject is preferred, in addition to experience in this field with a DNO, utility company or a supplier to the industry. A knowledge of Project Management methodology would be advantageous as would experience of working for a contractor.

You'll also have good communication skills and have previous experience in applying the Construction Design, and Management Regulations 2015 to technically complex projects, and fulfil 'Principal Contractor' duties. Requirements will include managing the delivery partner, contract management, quality assurance, quantity surveying contract and tender management; therefore, the ability to thrive under pressure is essential.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.'

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus