AWE is currently recruiting for a Construction Manager to be responsible for delivering, to the Project Manager, the construction phase of a project or projects and associated documentation to meet safety, quality, programme and cost objectives, by implementing the project strategy and using the defined arrangements within the Project Delivery Process, Execution and Quality Plans.
Location - Reading area
Package - £42,000 - c£65,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
Market leading contributory pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)
Flexible working hours
Salary sacrifice scheme
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
Working for one of the area's largest employers and enjoying an excellent work/life balance, our engineers gain experience on a wide variety of equipment and projects and can make a direct and visible contribution to the successful running of the business.
Within this position you will:
Provide technical construction expertise/advice throughout the lifecycle of a project
Provide management and governance to maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality across all mechanical construction works
Ensure the standards, procedures and work instructions underpinning construction are followed
Ensure construction teams are appropriately organised and that key personnel are demonstrably competent to undertake their roles
Ensure that commissioning activities follow the appropriate Project Delivery Map
Ensure construction records are maintained to support project handover
Responsible for task management to meet the professional standards, performance and integrity of the work and reporting information necessary to support the project and business objectives
To be successful in this role you will need to have:
Strong background and technical experience in managing multi-disciplinary construction works
Must have experience on working on regulated construction sites supervising mechanical works
OND/HND/vocational certification (level 6 or above) or equivalent experience
SMSTS & CSCS Black Managers Card required
Membership of an appropriate professional institution desirable
Needs an excellent understanding of HSAWA, CDM, risk assessments, safety systems, safety cases and SSoW
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.
AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.
AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.