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Signalling Construction Manager

Job Title: Signalling Construction Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Start Date: January 2020
Reference: PL-0342
Job Published: December 16, 2019 22:24

Job Description

Signalling Construction Manager
Ref: PL-0342

Work with Amey on the UK's most exciting rail project
TRU is a once-in-a-generation rail upgrade programme to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable rail services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. By connecting the major cities of the North with an enhanced, more reliable service, it has the potential to impact the lives of thousands of passengers and support economic growth across the whole of the north of England.

Amey, in partnership with Arup, BAM and Network Rail is upgrading the route between Manchester and Leeds, which includes civils, track, railway systems and electrification. The opportunity to use modern digital signalling and train control also means we can lay the foundation for the Digital Railway.

Working with Amey on TRU is essential for anyone serious about a career in rail. You will be pioneering new techniques, using the latest technology and helping us set new standards for collaborative working.

What is the purpose of the role?
To build, manage and develop the SP&C across Projects W1 & W2 for Rail Systems within the Transpire Alliance, supporting all contracts and projects on Transpire, and to achieve targets and project objectives in respect of team development and staff utilisation.

What will the role involve?
To promote safe working practices, ensure full implementation and compliance with safety responsibility statement below.
To deliver the Amey Essentials.
To engage and lead with constructability reviews.
To attend IDC’s where applicable.
To attend Project construction, planning and access meetings.
To coordinate the implementation of site construction activities with the SP&C installation team(s).
Responsible for the submission of accurate site records to enable effective monitoring of programme, cost plans and change as requested to agreed format as applicable.
Ensure that tool box talks, task briefs and COSS briefs are carried out for all work tasks prior to commencement of work for allocated contracts.
To produce construction Work Package Plans
To produce and coordinate weekly Task Briefs
Ensure that all allocated tasks are undertaken in accordance with the planned safe method of working.
Responsible for ordering and receipt of site deliverables, timely returns of goods receipts notices.
Responsible for ordering and receipt of site plant, including security and timely off–hire.
Supervise sub-contractors, contract staff and direct labour for allocated site activities.
Overseeing quality control throughout the project cycle.
Identifying and monitoring project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing mitigations to them, and responding to other issues that affect the project.
Carry out performance reviews for direct reports, administering poor performance, attendance management and disciplinary procedures as applicable
Undertake PDRs and staff development of direct reports where applicable
The role is one of site supervision and based generally in a site environment. It is a requirement of the role to attend site on a regular basis (including night time).
Assist the Project Manager and Project Engineer to,Managing requests for change
Managing, coaching and motivating members of the project team
Preparing end stage reports
Taking appropriate action in order to ensure that the project / programme is able to deliver to the required quality, on time and to budget
Supporting post-project reviews
Supporting a formal Handover Plan / Control Plan to transition the ongoing ownership of project-related activities to appropriate business owners
Capturing information that can assist in documenting any relevant case studies that can be used to support future bids
Documenting follow-on actions and recommendations
Identifying and documenting ongoing continuous improvement opportunities
Identifying opportunities to transfer programme deliverables / best practices to other parts of the business in order to maximise return on programme investment
Assist with the completion of the Health & Safety File and associated O&M Manuals.
Assist with completion of ‘Red-Line’ AFC construction details for As-Built designs.
Preparing lessons learnt report.
What are we looking for?
Acceptance of Sponsorship
Industry Common Induction
Standard 019 Briefing
Personal Track Safety
D&A Screening
SMSTS/IOSH Managing Safely
Supervisory Management training / qualification with significant practical experience
Must be able to drive
The ability to supervise and lead the site team in the successful delivery of the allocated contracts for specific discipline (PWay, civils, signals)
Computer literacy – Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
Core planner skills 2 (Rimini)
Experience of railway construction management for specific discipline
About Amey
At Amey, we are committed to creating better places to live, work and travel.

We make a difference every day for millions of people across the UK - and that's thanks to the passion and drive of our team. Our success is your success so we're as ambitious for our team as we are for our business.

Joining our team is the first step in growing your career with us. We encourage talent and help you identify and achieve your goals. We’ll then give you everything you need to succeed– whatever stage your career is.

This is our ‘People Promise’ – we create the right environment for your personal and professional growth and help you achieve it.

That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, and it’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition, you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices, which offers a range of flexible benefit options and additional benefits available throughout the year.

Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

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