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Burns & McDonnell Site Manager - Transmission & Distribution (Scotland, United Kingdom) in Motherwell, United Kingdom


SSENCAT 3 Principal Contractor Site Manager

Role purpose: To be in charge of site operations, directing and organising site activities to ensure that the planned work is delivered safely and on time; and monitoring that performance meets recognised standards of productivity, quality, and compliance with essential health and safety provisions.

Interfaces: Internal - Operational leadership, project delivery teams, internal reporting. External - Clients, project stakeholders, sub-consultants/subcontractors, enforcement agencies, local planning authorities & statutory bodies.


  • Understand the Company Health & Safety and Environmental (SHE) Policies and Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company’s operations and ensure the requirements are implemented.

  • Manage compliance to CDM regulations on-site.

  • Lead and motivate a team of Sub-Contractors to deliver all aspects of planning and operations

  • Deliver the planned work safely and on time, adhering to the requirements of the client and Burns & McDonnell

  • Produce roster for the staff under their management

  • Resource suitably competent staff to complete activities

  • Undertake detailed site visits

  • Maintaining accurate records of site resources, materials, and plants. Provide daily resource sheets, weekly plant returns, weekly materials returns, and subcontract performance reports

  • Produce reports or provide information in a timely manner

  • Attend and cascade briefings as directed and in a timely manner

  • Perform On Call duties as directed

  • To perform fluidity tasks to ensure work can be executed on time and without issue

  • To liaise with customers, clients, local authorities, and other interested third parties regarding past, present, or future works

  • To provide sufficient and timely supervision, assessment, and coaching to ensure sub-contractors are performing to agreed production levels

  • To ensure quality checks are completed in line with contract specification and contract statement of requirements

  • To regularly undertake all necessary and appropriate Tool Box Talks, briefings, and other communications

  • To maintain own levels of skill and knowledge to do the job effectively

  • To perform other duties as directed by your line manager or management team

  • To comply with the relevant Company HSQE and welfare policy provisions

  • To support the client and ensure all agreed KPIs are met or exceeded

  • To ensure operative records are accurate and kept up to date each week

  • Provide operational and functional management advice on the practical implementation of the company’s environmental policies and processes including external stakeholders such as customers if necessary.

  • Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses, and other incidents.

  • Promote best practices, capture best practices, and ensure it is fed back into the business.

  • Set standards and lead by example in health, safety, quality & environmental management.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Full UK driving licence

  • SSEN Cat 3


  • IOSH environmental or equivalent

  • MEWPs for Managers

  • CSCS for Managers & Professionals

  • First Aid (Full 4 day)

  • Temporary Works supervisor

  • CDM Regs

  • Waste Management

  • HSG47

Desirable qualifications:

  • NEBOSH General/ Construction Certificate

  • Varied knowledge of substation equipment from various OEMs

  • Must have the right interpersonal skills and communication skills to build a culture of trust with the site team.

  • Minimum of 8 years experience working within HV sector

  • Minimum of 3 years Site Management of Hv Substation construction.

  • Must have a strong Lv & Hv knowledge

  • The ability to thrive in pressure situations.

  • The ability to empathise, communicate and influence stakeholders and the Contract Team.

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills.

  • Be able to work on your own initiative.

  • Computer literate.

  • Ability to lead and motivate people

  • Must have commercial awareness and understand the effect of site-based activities on the project's financial performance.

  • Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively, particularly to external parties such as the client, their customers, and local authorities

  • Must have the skills and confidence to supervise and coordinate site requirements and tasks

  • Must have an understanding/ knowledge of the client's Transmission procedures

  • Must have a strong understanding of engineering drawings and the management of drawing systems


  • This role, will initially be site based in the Perth and Kinross area however ability to travel nationally is required for the role. Level of travel may vary over time depending on project and client requirements, but typical expectation is that this is a full-time site-based role. Project locations will dictate the amount of travel.


Job Field Construction Management

Primary Location GB-Motherwell, UK-Motherwell

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

Req ID: 233293 Job Hire Type Experienced