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Construction Manager - PWay


Amey PLC
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Management Jobs
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About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

TRU is a once-in-a-generation rail upgrade programme to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable rail services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. By connecting the major cities of the North with an enhanced, more reliable service, it has the potential to impact the lives of thousands of passengers and support economic growth across the whole of the north of England.

Amey, in partnership with Arup, BAM and Network Rail is upgrading the route between Manchester and Leeds, which includes civils, track, railway systems and electrification. The opportunity to use modern digital signalling and train control also means we can lay the foundation for the Digital Railway.

Working with Amey on TRU is essential for anyone serious about a career in rail. You will be pioneering new techniques, using the latest technology and helping us set new standards for collaborative working.

What is the purpose of this role?

To work with the Project Manager and team in delivering allocated contract safely in accordance with legislation and Amey procedures to contract specification and programme, while effectively supervising and delivering the approved construction programmes to the agreed resource and cost plans.

PERMANENT CONTRACT

37.5 HOURS

What will this role involve?

* To check works are carried out in compliance with the Works Information and in compliance with Inspection & Test Plan including material & workmanship observing tests carried out by the Contractor;

* Manage AMP process in line with Asset Management Plan from delap to the acceptance of assets into service in compliance with the track construction standards noting defects and where required checking & marking materials off site so as to protect the Employer's interests;

* To ensure a consistently high standard of quality control and supervision is maintained for each project, via site visits, assessing contract implementation with due regard to Railways, health and safety and environmental standards & legislation;

* To provide a service at all times to the nominated Project Manager and his directions to ensure that the standards of work and the materials supplied by Contractor are as specified in accordance with the Works Information & standard;

* To undertake actions delegated by the Project Manager;

* To witness off site and on -site testing and commissioning and keep appropriate records of results;

* To comply with the legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues and railway standard & legislation;

* Responsible for the submission of accurate site records to enable effective monitoring of programme and cost plans as requested to agreed format as applicable and undertake general administrative tasks;

* To identify technical problems on site, to recommend corrective action and bring to attention of PM to issue directions;

* To assist the Project Manager with managing IDPs, sub-contractors, liaising with statutory utilities team and dealing with technical queries;

* To prepare schedules of defects and certify rectification of snagging items;

* To attend internal and external meetings, both on and off site as required.

* The role of the construction manager is based generally in a site environment and it is a requirement of the role to attend site on a regular basis (including night time)

* This role has a on call requirement.

What are we looking for?

Required Qualifications:

* Working towards PWI/Civil Engineering accreditation,

* Minimum of 2-5 years' experience in a senior site supervisory/construction manager role

* Hold a valid UK driving license.

* Hold Supervisory Management training / qualification with significant practical experience

* Hold IOSH Managing Safely

* Hold a relevant track safety card PTS/SWL

Required Experience:

* Experience of railway construction management for specific discipline;

* Ability to inspect, record and report on work relating to construction works and producing concise reports;

* Experience in the use of current rail design/construction standards and specifications;

* Experience/knowledge of CDM regulations and to manage H&S related obligations;

* Experience in on how to manage and lead the site team in the successful delivery of the allocated contracts for specific discipline (PWay, civils, signals)

* Experianced in the Railway operating environment and railway planning systems

What makes this role unique?

You will be responsible for the submission of accurate site records to enable effective monitoring of programme and cost plans as requested to agreed format as applicable.
About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

TRU is a once-in-a-generation rail upgrade programme to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable rail services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. By connecting the major cities of the North with an enhanced, more reliable service, it has the potential to impact the lives of thousands of passengers and support economic growth across the whole of the north of England.

Amey, in partnership with Arup, BAM and Network Rail is upgrading the route between Manchester and Leeds, which includes civils, track, railway systems and electrification. The opportunity to use modern digital signalling and train control also means we can lay the foundation for the Digital Railway.

Working with Amey on TRU is essential for anyone serious about a career in rail. You will be pioneering new techniques, using the latest technology and helping us set new standards for collaborative working.

What is the purpose of this role?

To work with the Project Manager and team in delivering allocated contract safely in accordance with legislation and Amey procedures to contract specification and programme, while effectively supervising and delivering the approved construction programmes to the agreed resource and cost plans.

PERMANENT CONTRACT

37.5 HOURS

What will this role involve?

* To check works are carried out in compliance with the Works Information and in compliance with Inspection & Test Plan including material & workmanship observing tests carried out by the Contractor;

* Manage AMP process in line with Asset Management Plan from delap to the acceptance of assets into service in compliance with the track construction standards noting defects and where required checking & marking materials off site so as to protect the Employer's interests;

* To ensure a consistently high standard of quality control and supervision is maintained for each project, via site visits, assessing contract implementation with due regard to Railways, health and safety and environmental standards & legislation;

* To provide a service at all times to the nominated Project Manager and his directions to ensure that the standards of work and the materials supplied by Contractor are as specified in accordance with the Works Information & standard;

* To undertake actions delegated by the Project Manager;

* To witness off site and on -site testing and commissioning and keep appropriate records of results;

* To comply with the legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues and railway standard & legislation;

* Responsible for the submission of accurate site records to enable effective monitoring of programme and cost plans as requested to agreed format as applicable and undertake general administrative tasks;

* To identify technical problems on site, to recommend corrective action and bring to attention of PM to issue directions;

* To assist the Project Manager with managing IDPs, sub-contractors, liaising with statutory utilities team and dealing with technical queries;

* To prepare schedules of defects and certify rectification of snagging items;

* To attend internal and external meetings, both on and off site as required.

* The role of the construction manager is based generally in a site environment and it is a requirement of the role to attend site on a regular basis (including night time)

* This role has a on call requirement.

What are we looking for?

Required Qualifications:

* Working towards PWI/Civil Engineering accreditation,

* Minimum of 2-5 years' experience in a senior site supervisory/construction manager role

* Hold a valid UK driving license.

* Hold Supervisory Management training / qualification with significant practical experience

* Hold IOSH Managing Safely

* Hold a relevant track safety card PTS/SWL

Required Experience:

* Experience of railway construction management for specific discipline;

* Ability to inspect, record and report on work relating to construction works and producing concise reports;

* Experience in the use of current rail design/construction standards and specifications;

* Experience/knowledge of CDM regulations and to manage H&S related obligations;

* Experience in on how to manage and lead the site team in the successful delivery of the allocated contracts for specific discipline (PWay, civils, signals)

* Experianced in the Railway operating environment and railway planning systems

What makes this role unique?

You will be responsible for the submission of accurate site records to enable effective monitoring of programme and cost plans as requested to agreed format as applicable.
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