Construction Manager

Location Granville
Discipline: Commercial
Contact name: Ryan Baxter

Job ref: 012006
Published: about 1 month ago

We are hiring! 


Circet Ireland & UK’s Power Division are now looking for an experienced Construction Manager  to join their growing team in Northern Ireland for Power Projects. (NIEN) 


Candidates will have strong knowledge of overhead lines, civils, and cabling activities on power infrastructure new build and maintenance contracts.  


Working with Circet 


Circet Ireland & UK (Formerly KN Group) have built an ever-growing portfolio of specialist services. We are leading providers to the Telecommunications, Transport Infrastructure and Power Sectors in Ireland and the UK. We are driven to be innovative and proactive in delivering solutions that meet our client’s expectations while not losing sight of their changing requirements. With over 4000 employees across Ireland & UK we continue to bring people together to make this happen. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


*               Pre-sighting of work locations programmed for upcoming outages to identify efficiencies, set out locations for plant and overcome potential blockers which may delay progress on the day of the outage.

*               Ensure all required materials are booked out from stores and available to collect at a suitable location.

*               Assist with crew allocation ensuring all teams have appropriate personnel to carry out the days tasks.

*               Receive permit for work from SAP once network is de-energised and earthed, and ensure all competent persons are informed of, signed-on and understand the limits of the permit and requirements imposed by the permit.

*               Monitor work progress throughout the day and assist with issues as they arise on site.

*               Keep management and other stakeholders informed of progress throughout the day as well as reporting in any unforeseen issues that may arise.

*               Ensure that work is on schedule and within the parameters of the outage’s times agreed and issued in advance.

*               Monitor work and quality throughout the day and ensure all completed activities are captured to allow efficient payment upon completion.

*               On completion of works, ensure that all plant and personnel are clear of the network, all drain earths are removed and permit is cancelled.

*               Ensure site is left clean and tidy and in a safe condition for the public.

*               Complete updates and submit construction clearance documentation.

*               Complete site safety audits / inspections per agreed targets.


Knowledge & Skills Requirements:


*               Degree qualified in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or the equivalent.  

*               A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing power construction projects.

*               Proven ability to lead project teams & supervise projects.

*               Proven track record of delivery of projects to Client specifications and Key Performance Indicators.

*               Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically excel.

*               Customer and Delivery focused.

*               A good understanding of managing risk, issues, complaints and escalations.

*               A good understanding of project governance and control.

*               Knowledge of NIEN safety rules and specifications.


Why work in Circet?


*               Be part of a company that encourages involvement, diversity and inclusion 

*               Be part of a company that nurtures excellence and develops leaders 

*               Be part of a company that encourages personal development and career progression through our further education programme, mentoring programme and pathway programme 

*               Be part of a company that is dedicated to making a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility 

*               You will get a competitive salary and a benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave per annum, life assurance, access to Employee Assistance Programmes and access to career developmental opportunities 


Circet UK is an inclusive organisation and welcomes all applications. Our mission is to create a workforce that consists of individuals with talent, skills and potential across all areas of our business. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.