Job Profile

Bennett and Game are currently working with a nationally-operating multi-disciplined civil engineering and utility contract provider with over 40 years of experience, who are seeking a dedicated Project Manager. As framework partners with major utilities like South Staffordshire Water, they prioritize solid client relationships and uphold a reputation for quality service.

As the Project Manager, you will oversee all aspects of excavation works on-site. This hands-on role requires proactive management, coaching, and mentoring of supervisors. Your responsibilities include anticipating and resolving challenges efficiently, ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, and maintaining adherence to project specifications. With a focus on achieving timely completion, you'll coordinate weekend work and ensure adequate coverage.

Utilities Project Manager - Position Overview

  • Coordinate contractor resources, equipment, and permits for project execution.
  • Daily liaison with Operations Director, WPD Contracts manager, and stakeholders.
  • Address customer complaints according to contract and company protocols.
  • Plan and manage safety audits and ensure compliance with RAMs.
  • Monitor and manage effective reinstatement processes for assigned jobs.
  • Assess upcoming works for traffic management needs and ensure supervision.
  • Review and approve weekly timesheets and collate vehicle/plant paperwork.
  • Attend to discovery of damage and conduct final inspections for defects on works over 100m.

Utilities Project Manager -Position Requirements

  • Experience of managing short term civils projects of this nature and supervising civil teams
  • Previous Experience of working as Utilities Site Supervisor or Site manager on an electric contract
  • NRSWA street works qualification - preferably at supervisory level as well as a SMSTS certification.
  • General Civil engineering knowledge
  • Reading & understanding of utility plans and construction drawings.
  • Dealing directly with clients.
  • Awareness of clients and customer expectations.
  • Full understanding of NRSWA compliance to facilitate completion of works on Highway.
  • Working to deadlines.
  • Full UK driving licence

Utilities Project Manager - Position Remuneration

  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 28 days holiday a year including Bank holidays.
  • Training and development
  • Salary: DOE

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