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Field Manager

Complete Utilities
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23 Sep 2020

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Reports to: Project Manager

Excavation Operative and Team Leaders will Report to : Field Manager

Location: Gloucestershire

Role purpose: Provide on-site leadership, direction, and development of all work facets in the management of staff and subcontractors to ensure safe, on-time/budget delivery of assigned telecoms projects.

We can’t fast track networks on our own!!!

The world is changing. The next generation of fibre, 5G and the electric vehicle boom demands a new level of connectivity. Population growth and ambitious plans for new housing will require a huge investment in the water, gas and power networks too.

To meet the rising demand for our services we’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team. You’ll bring us your skills, experience and ‘can do’ attitude. And in return you’ll get to work for a family business, with a favourable remuneration package and a commitment to invest in your training and career progression.

Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibility for all activities on the works within the projects assigned to you. Equal importance to be assigned to the 3 key areas of project delivery: Health, Safety and Environmental; Quality; and Productivity. Responsibility extends to all CU support services or 3rd parties who enter site. One project, One Management team, One Point of Responsibility.

Assist the Project Manager in implementing and analysing KPIs for the teams, to drive excellence in HSE, Quality and Productivity.

Provide direct management of all reinstatement requirements and walking over a project to identify any defects and rectifications needed.

Fulltime field-based role, it is expected that all teams under your management are visited once a day.

Reduce defects, compliance failure, strike and incident rates. Develop ‘Right first-time’ approach.

Assist the PM to manage works against the programme and budgets assigned to them, ensuring strict control, and prompt review and update throughout the timeline of the works.

Build and own strong relationships with clients and external parties.

Management and instruction of CU support services with regards to the requirements of your projects - Reinstatement & Logistics department, Fibre Team, Quantity Surveyor and Field Managers ensuring alignment within the team.

Responsibility for the HSEQ performance of all teams assigned to you; you are responsible for ensuring they comply with company instructions and for assisting them in meeting their requirements.

Work with relevant staff to develop technical solutions to operational issues, emphasis on coming up with solutions not just escalating problems to the PM.

Assist the PM to provide weekly forecasting and reports for all projects.

Assist the PM to track build progress; document and escalate delays through CEMAR via early warnings and compensation events.

Identify and reduce risks by knowing near misses

Identify and revise any CE variations to the PM

Weekly meetings cost and sales reviews with PM’s to ensure profitability and efficiency

1st stage for sign-off of wages, subcontractor and 3rd party payments relating to your projects, PMs are 2nd

Person specifications:

Exceptional communication skills at all levels.

Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.

High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.

Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success.

Expert in all relevant Industry Standards including HAUC, NRSWA.

Proven track record within the Utilities industry preferably on large Fibre to the Home Projects.

5+ Years’ experience working on Construction projects in a fast-paced environment

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