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Construction Manager Lifts & Escalators

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Construction Manager Lifts & Escalators

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Sam Mather

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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1. Purpose of the Job

Support the Business through the management of the delivery of various Tier 2 and 3 Supplier work scopes (primary focus on lifts & escalators) through the construction, testing, commissioning and handover phases of the Stations, Shafts and Portals projects. Enable the Tier 2 and 3 Suppliers to efficiently honour their contracts through the coordination of scope, resources, interfaces, interrogation of programmes and the monitoring and reporting of progress for the areas of responsibility.

2. Principal Accountabilities
Support the Business in relation to the following:

  • Managing Tier 2 and 3 Supplier performance with regards to progress, efficiency, resources, efficiency, and Health and Safety.
  • Supporting coordination of all interface between the Tier 2 and 3 Suppliers and the Site Teams, Tier 1 Contractors and Systemwide Contractors at each geographic location.
  • Supporting Tier 2 and 3 Suppliers in the development of robust integrated programmes for the installation, testing and commissioning.
  • Driving the efficient delivery of the site works to meet the required programme dates.
  • Keeping the Site Teams and Delivery management informed of progress and performance, escalating key issues where appropriate.
  • Reviewing resources against accepted plans; advising of risks and issues and supporting their resolution.
  • Evaluating productivity of work execution; confirming appropriate site controls are in place.
  • Reviewing compliance with Employer's technical requirements; review of work in progress for acceptance at witness points; and Employer's acceptance of completed works.
  • Driving Tier 2 and 3 Supplier production of assurance documentation and supporting acceptance process.
  • Supporting coordination with the Chief Engineers Group (CEG) and their attendance of witnessing testing and commissioning of the works.
  • Coordinating interfaces with adjacent or follow-on contracts; resolving problems; assisting the project manager coordinating the final handover of the project to the Infrastructure Manager.
  • Taking reasonable care of your own and others' health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles.
  • Co-operate with Crossrail in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.
  • Act as a role model for Crossrail's vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail's Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too.
  • Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behavior when interacting with colleagues.
  • Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Crossrail's information or information systems at risk.

3. Main Challenges of the Job

  • · Influencing without authority - the Tier 2 and 3 Suppliers are in contract with the Tier 1 Contractors and are not under direct control of Crossrail.
  • · Building strong relationships with all stakeholders to support the successful delivery of the Tier 2 and 3 work scopes.
  • · Facilitating and coordinating the interfaces between the Tier 2 and 3 Suppliers, Tier 1 Contractors, Systemwide Contractors, Crossrail, and all other third parties and stakeholders.
  • · Driving the Tier 2 and 3 Suppliers to perform in accordance with the requirements of their contracts, including safety, schedule, provision of adequate resources, cost control, self-assured quality, etc.

4. Dimensions & Interfaces (Internal and External)

  • Reports to the Supply Chain Delivery Director.
  • Works closely with the Station, Shafts and Portals Construction Managers, Site Managers, Planners, Field Assurance Engineers, Engineering Managers.
  • Collaborates with the Tier 2 and 3 Suppliers, Tier 1 Contractors and Systemwide Contractor representatives.
  • Develops effective working relationships with key stakeholders.

5. Person Specification

  • Experience of delivery of lift & escalator scopes of work, ideally on major projects.
  • Technical familiarity throughout the project lifecycle of M&E systems would be desirable.
  • University degree in an engineering related subject is desirable.
  • Member of a relevant professional institution preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of construction quality systems and processes.
  • Knowledge and experience of project controls processes.
  • Knowledge and experience of site-based ES&H processes and processes.
  • Experience of building strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience of managing complex and demanding interfaces.
  • Knowledge of the use of subcontracts; knowledge of the contractor/ subcontractor's responsibilities contained in subcontract documents.