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Site Construction Manager

Aberdeen City, Argyll and Bute Council, Argyll and Bute Council, Argyll and Bute Council, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire
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About the Role

Base Location: Flexible Scotland, however, our preference is that you will be based from one of our key Scotland sites such as Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, or Inverness. This role will require you to be onsite at Craig Murrail (near Lochgilphead) five days per week.

Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing, and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

SSEN Transmission has an opportunity for a Site Construction Manager (Electrical), experienced in the principles of construction and commissioning of major transmission substations. This role will be based at Craig Murrail (near Lochgilphead) Scotland, where we are constructing a new 275kV substation. The project is part of SSEN Transmission's Argyll Reinforcement Scheme and is a key to our plans to deliver a Network for Net Zero.

The key duties & responsibilities will be:

- Representing the SSEN Transmission business on-site and be the key and potentially sole site-based point of contact. Key deliverables include earthworks, civils construction, building construction, air-insulated switchgear installation, transformer installation, earthing, building supplies, gas-insulated switchgear and busbar installation and commissioning activities.

- Ensuring 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 & technical compliance, personnel and industrial relations.

- Working closely with the appointed contractor(s) and the operations team to ensure the works are delivered to the project programme, in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

- Ensuring site activities comply with planning consents and SHE legislation, and routine reports and KPIs are submitted to the Project Manager.

- Developing effective relationships with contractors, suppliers and the community, acting as a leader on site and champion for a positive safety culture.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A strong knowledge of NGET standards (preferable), electrical plant installation and testing, cabling and wiring standards and IEE regulations.

- Experience in site management of similarly complex works in construction or utilities.

- A strong engineering and construction knowledge including safety and CDM regulations.

- HND qualified in engineering or construction management (or equivalent) and must hold SMSTS 5-day site management qualification or equivalent.

- An understanding of NEC forms of contracts including previous experience fulfilling the role of NEC Supervisor.

The role requires a full current driving licence due to the requirement to travel to and be on site.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and we will be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Shirley-Anne on shirley-anne.o' / 01738 351976.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you will be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process including a basic criminal record and credit check.