New Connections Project Manager

North East London

Job Reference:TD1004PROMAN



One of biggest and best clients are expanding their growing workforce and now need hungry and multi skilled project managers to look after New Connection projects up to 66KV on various residential and commercial sites.

We are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our growing Construction Department. This is a mobile role, with frequent travel to customers, sites offices. Candidates need to be based in the East / North London area.

About the role:

The main purpose of the Project Manager role is to successfully deliver new electricity and gas connection projects from LV to 66kV and LP – MP.

Key responsibilities and duties of the role:

• Manage and supervise internal and external staff; covering cable jointing, substation installation, excavation & reinstatement, cable installation, gas pipe installations, installation of pressure reducing installations commissioning and energisation

• Responsible for project safety, cost and quality

• Prepare Work Instructions, Risk Assessments & Method Statements

• Liaise with Local Authorities regarding street works

• Procure and control project materials

• Provide monthly project reports and ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget

• Liaise with DNO’s & iDNO’s to complete final connections

• Liaise with and support both the client and the intrernal team to ensure smooth project delivery

What we are looking for:

Ideal Qualifications / Experience

• 5 years’ experience in Electrical Project Management

• Experienced in managing internal and external labour for cable installation, jointing, switchgear installation and gas installation works

• Qualification in Electrical Engineering e.g. C&G, ONC, HNC & Degree (equivalent Engineering qualifications may be considered)

• SMSTS, ECS/CSCS, First Aid, Manual Handling

• Previous experience of power distribution or gas networks advantageous

• NRSWA Supervisor qualifications advantageous

Key Skills / Attributes:

• Solid organisational ability and strong influencing skills

• Ability to work effectively within a team, with good internal and external communication skills

• Customer service orientated, and a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success of the company

• Problem solver and solution provider

What we can offer you:

Core Benefits:

• Competitive starting salary

• 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day a year after two complete years’ service, up to a maximum of 30 days

• Life Insurance (3x salary)

• 5% Employer Pension Contribution

• Private Medical Insurance (following successful probation)

Employee Assistance Programme with access to employee savings site

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