OHL Construction Manager

Newton Solney
01 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of Role

The Midland Mainline Programme (MMP) valued circa £1b is an extensive programme of upgrades, renewals and electrification of the railway line between London St Pancras and Sheffield (via Luton, Bedford, Corby, Leicester, East Midlands Parkway, Derby, Nottingham and Chesterfield) delivered by Carillion Powerlines Group Joint Venture for Network Rail client.

Works are carried out to make the line completely electrified using a 25kV Overhead Line Equipment (OLE) design. Bridges and tunnels on the route will be altered or rebuilt as well as work to remodel stations and carry out line speed improvements.

The work to electrify the MML is a vital aspect of Network Rail's strategy to provide a safe, reliable and efficient railway.

We are seeking an OHL Construction Manager to join the Midland Main Line team, the role will see you ensure all equipment is factory manufactured, constructed, certified as fit for purpose and commissioned onto the system for handback to Network Rail.

Demonstrable OHL Construction and Commissioning experience is essential.

Principal Accountabilities

Construction Duties Include:
- Ensure up to date design register and complete set of design documents on site with procedure for notifying and issuing revisions.
- Manage the Change Control Procedure to monitor design changes or site requested changes.
- Establish procedure for carrying out routine tests and quality checks during installation.
- Ensure a procedure is in place to identify and deal with non-conformances on site.
- Establish procedure for ensuring all site activities are carried out safely, in accordance with HSE legislation and NR safety standards are complied with.
- Ensure approved Method Statements are available on site and all installation activities are monitored for compliance.
- Establish a procedure for recording site queries, variations and issuing site instructions.
- Establish a reporting regime for monitoring progress, quality, safety and commercial issues arising on site including running weekly site meetings to review progress, set targets in accordance with overall programme.
- Check and accept civil works as complete and ready for hand over to installation contractors for commencement of work.
- Ensure site activities comply with Carillion’s Environmental Policy.
- Liaise with installation contractors and third parties for any special lift or access requirements for heavy plant.
- Ensure Site Engineers are fully briefed, competent and in control of daily site activities.

Commissioning Duties Include:
- Customising and final approval of Procedures and Method Statements prepared by installation Contractors for the Commissioning of equipment.
- Produce and maintain procedures for acceptance by the relevant parties, for commissioning new substations and ancillary equipment onto the Network Rail infrastructure.
- Ensuring commissioning tests are carried out in accordance with the relevant standards and procedures with results witnessed/certified. - Ensuring that the commissioning is carried out safely and in accordance with the Method Statements, Network Rail HV Permit requirements and appropriate standards.
- Agree testing schedules with Contractors and witness tests at assembly works Liaison with Network Rail Test Section, Electric Control Rooms, SCADA Contractor, S&T, NGC and other third parties for the execution of commissioning and testing across interfaces.
- Ensure Carillion commissioning staff are fully briefed and competent to supervise and undertake commissioning activities.
- Ensure that all contractors commissioning staff are fully briefed and competent to carry out their duties.

Additional Role Information

A career with Carillion is rewarding in more ways than one. As well as the chance to do meaningful work, you can typically expect to enjoy:

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous holiday entitlement

  • Company Vehicle & Fuel Card

  • Pension scheme

  • Private health insurance

  • Carillion ‘Thank you’ scheme, which offers flexible, tax efficient benefits such as childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and discounts on High Street brands.

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