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Rail: Construction Manager: London

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Rail: Construction Manager: London

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    Up to £0.00 per day + Public Sector IR35

  • Contact:

    Daniel Brokenshire

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  • Published:

    almost 5 years ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

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Purpose of the Job
Responsible for managing the Systemwide Contractor's performance with regard to progress, cost and health & safety at the contract level. Managing all construction and testing within area of responsibility, supported by site teams at each geographic location or system based area of responsibility.
Principal Accountabilities

  • Managing the Construction and Testing.
  • Managing contract interfaces on site and coordination across contracts with other Construction Managers.
  • Keeping the Project Manager informed of contract and site progress & performance.
  • Supporting the PM in the review and acceptance of the programme, and the review of payment applications.
  • Developing relations with local community with support from stakeholder liaison office.
  • Supervising & leading Site Engineers, including reviewing their daily and weekly reports.
  • Maintaining contract performance against project milestones, KPIs, programme, budget and other established metrics.
  • Managing the Contract through Construction, Testing, Commissioning, and Handover.
  • Provide input into constructability.
  • Assisting the Supervisor Representative (PFE) in ensuring Contractor compliance with their Quality Plan.
  • Leads the reviews and acceptance of selected contractor submittals.
  • Assisting the Supervisor Representative (PFE) in the management of NCRs and Snag List items.
  • Review and acceptance of the Contractor Commitments Compliance Plan in conjunction with the sustainability and consents team.
  • Complying with the management arrangements for CDM, within their area of responsibility.

Main Challenges of the Job

  • Responsible for putting in place systems and procedures that will ensure railway engineering works are delivered in accordance with the Technical Assurance Plan, and Systems Integration Management Plans.
  • Manage works that have complex interfaces between sub-systems, and with the civil station and Systemwide contracts, which require effective interface management during implementation, testing and commissioning phases.
  • To support compliant handover of the completed works to railway infrastructure operators.
  • To ensure contractor compliance with safe methods of railway working, throughout project execution.
  • To ensure the internal interfaces between contractors and the external relationships with Network Rail, London Underground and other project partners is managed in such a way as to ensure timely and safe completion of the programme.
  • To ensure the contractor complies with their own quality systems.
  • To work with the Project Manager and Project Construction Manager to build effective working relationships at the appropriate level within the contractor's team.
  • Management of installation across multiple principle contractors green field sites and work on operational Network Rail Infrastructure.

Dimensions & Interfaces (Internal and External)

  • Reports to Project Manager.
  • Works closely with Project Field Engineer and Contractors' representatives.

Person Specification

  • Relevant Engineering qualification, Civil, mechanical or electrical engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of managing the construction of significant value packages of work on a major railway signalling project.
  • Knowledge and experience of construction quality systems and processes in a relevant context
  • Knowledge of project controls processes
  • Leadership experience of site-based and railway ES&H processes and procedures
  • Experience managing construction contracts.
  • Knowledge of the use of subcontracts; knowledge of the contractor/ subcontractor's responsibilities contained in subcontract documents.
  • Construction regulatory standards (CDM) experience and relevant experience in Construction Planning & Scheduling
  • Professional qualifications in Engineering;
  • Construction experience in multidiscipline railway projects;
  • Experience in managing or supervising signalling projects and;
  • 10 years' experience in Network Rail installation, construction and test standards and procedures for signalling.