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Construction Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for a Construction Manager to join SCS Railways working in the Uxbridge / Harefield area of where we are a delivering the S1 & S2 lots of HS2.


You will be responsible for overseeing and directing construction of Copthall Green Tunnel, Harvil Road over Chiltern line bridge and the re-alignment of Harvil Road through delivery and into completion and handover.


This will include:

Working with the Section Manager to deliver the works.

Daily reviewing of outputs achieved and report to the Section Manager.

Forward planning to prevent problems occurring and resolving any emerging issues

Ensuring a robust risk management process is implemented

Supporting sub-contract drafting, negotiation and agreement

Ensuring safe systems of work are developed and implemented and reviewing high risk works

Overseeing all on-site and off-site construction works

Monitoring compliance with all construction health, safety, and welfare regulations

Coordinating and directing construction teams, including subcontractors

Ensuring contractual conditions of performance are met

Reviewing work progress daily and assist in preparation internal and external reports on project status

Ensuring quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques

Ensuring manpower and resources are adequate and competent to carry out the works

Carry out regular TRM’s associated with high risk activities

Role Responsibility

Engineering or construction management related qualification (HNC, HND, BSc, MSc, BEng, MEng).

Chartered status (e.g. MICE, CIOB) also an advantage

10 years + experience in the planning and delivery of major infrastructure projects (bulk earthworks, RC works, highway realignment & Network Rail interface)

Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS (or equivalent) or higher health and safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH

Other relevant training (e.g. Appointed Person, relevant lifting training and temporary works co-ordination) an advantage

Good written and oral communication skills

The ability to manage and control complex tasks and lead a team

Willing to mentor and develop junior staff and provide guidance with regards to attaining professional qualifications

The Ideal Candidate

Experience in bulk earthworks

Experience in large scale reinforced concrete works

Experience in transportation infrastructure projects (e.g. roads, rail)

Experience in utility diversions

Knowledge of Environmental Minimum Requirements (including HS2’s Code of Construction Practice, etc)

SCS Railways

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