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6 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Executive
Category: Consulting Jobs
Location: Lochaber/Fort Augustus (Highlands)

Salary: OL15 £31,500 - £47,900 plus 10% bonus

Our Role

The Transmission Customer Connections team is responsible for a wide and diverse range of reinforcement and refurbishment projects of the electricity transmission network and has embarked on a large capital investment programme in the coming years. To help deliver that investment, we are looking for an experienced and capable Site Construction Manager to be based on site. Primarily in and around the Fort Augustus area although covering other sites in the same areas, and primarily concerning Earthworks, Civil Works, Electrical Installation and Commissioning.

You’ll supervise and monitor Contractor’s works on site on behalf of SSEN as Client, to ensure site activities comply with planning consents and SHE legislation, and will liaise with SSE staff and contractors, helping to maximise project team effort, as well as developing effective relationships with contractors, suppliers and the community.

You will ensure the project is executed in accordance with relevant requirements, particularly relating to statutory and legal obligations, Health and Safety, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, Quality, personnel and industrial relations. This will include facilitating safety and progress meetings and ensuring routine reports and KPI's are submitted as directed by the Project Manager.

Your Skills and Experience

You should have previous experience of construction health and safety legislation and practices, and be familiar with civil construction, earthworks, and electrical construction. You should be a good organiser and communicator and be confident challenging others. You should also have experience of resolving conflicts and planning site activities.

You should have previous supervisory or management experience with a recognised trade and hold ONC qualification or equivalent. In addition, you should have a recognised Health and Safety Qualification, such as IOSH Managing Safely or the NEBOSH Certificate.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 18th December 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks. For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

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