SITE ENGINEER

About the project

The Visual Impact Provision project in Eryri National Park aims to reduce the visual impact of National Grid’s overhead line across the Dwyryd Estuary from Minffordd to Llandecwyn.

Stakeholders have agreed that the best way to achieve this is to remove a section of this overhead line and replace it with electricity cables buried in a tunnel underground. It represents a major opportunity to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and environmental heritage of this precious landscape of Eryri.

The role

As a Site Engineer you must have at least two years project delivery experience within the Civil Infrastructure project delivery and not necessarily from a tunnelling project.

To provide engineering and quality control for construction works including maintaining appropriate records and to support and assist others as required ensuring the project site remains compliant with requirements in all aspects.

PLEASE NOTE, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK ON SITE MONDAY – FRIDAY.  SUBSISTENCE SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED

Please contact Stewart Lange at sl@sol-rec.com or on 07545 620084

 

SUB AGENT

About the project

The Visual Impact Provision project in Eryri National Park aims to reduce the visual impact of National Grid’s overhead line across the Dwyryd Estuary from Minffordd to Llandecwyn.

Stakeholders have agreed that the best way to achieve this is to remove a section of this overhead line and replace it with electricity cables buried in a tunnel underground. It represents a major opportunity to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and environmental heritage of this precious landscape of Eryri.

The role

Candidate MUST have a​ civils infrastructure project delivery experience and not necessarily from a tunnelling project.

You will lead the construction team within area of responsibility and to be responsible for all aspects of the works, including compliance with legal, company and project requirements. You will manage area of responsibility to achieve project commercial and programme requirements.

You will also coordinate area of responsibility with other project areas and manage junior staff.

Review weekly plant, labour and material returns to identify areas of variance from planned usage. Provide reports to line management identifying the reasons for the variance, including action plans to reduce wastage and improve positive variance.

In conjunction with General Foreman, actively review requirements for all plant and equipment within area of responsibility to support compliance with programme and commercial requirements.

Manage all subcontractors within area of responsibility to ensure compliance with project requirements. Chair and produce minutes for weekly meetings with each subcontractor.

Maintain a detailed knowledge of subcontractors’ scopes of work. Maintain a detailed knowledge and records of site progress, including details of any potential variations. In conjunction with commercial team, critically assess subcontractor records, applications for payment and variations.

Manage all works, including subcontractors, within area of responsibility to ensure compliance with all legal, company and project health, safety and environmental requirements.

Manage all works in area of responsibility to ensure compliance with project specification, programme and commercial requirements.

Ensure all required documentation is fully approved and in place prior to any works commencing within area of responsibility. Ensure that works within area of responsibility are managed and constructed in accordance with the latest revisions of all relevant information and documents.

PLEASE NOTE, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK ON SITE MONDAY – FRIDAY.  SUBSISTANCE SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED

Please contact Stewart Lange at sl@sol-rec.com or on 07545 620084

Surveying & Monitoring Manager

About the project

The Visual Impact Provision project in Eryri National Park aims to reduce the visual impact of National Grid’s overhead line across the Dwyryd Estuary from Minffordd to Llandecwyn.

Stakeholders have agreed that the best way to achieve this is to remove a section of this overhead line and replace it with electricity cables buried in a tunnel underground. It represents a major opportunity to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and environmental heritage of this precious landscape of Eryri.

The role

Responsible for the overall project requirements in geodetic surveying and deformation monitoring. Oversee planning, evaluation, monitoring and surveying of Snowdonia VIP, ensuring compliance with contractual, legal requirements and industry standards.

As the Survey & Monitoring Manager you will report to the Tunnel Operations Manager.  This is a very tunnelling specific role and with the support of Surveying Engineers will be responsible for the surveying and deformation monitoring works on the surface, in shafts and in the tunnel.  You will ideally have a Surveying Engineering degree and probably minimum 5 years’ experience as a Survey Engineer.

PLEASE NOTE, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK ON SITE MONDAY – FRIDAY.  SUBSISTENCE SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED

Please contact Stewart Lange at sl@sol-rec.com on on 07545 620084

 

 

Qantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor

About the project

The Visual Impact Provision project in Eryri National Park aims to reduce the visual impact of National Grid’s overhead line across the Dwyryd Estuary from Minffordd to Llandecwyn.

Stakeholders have agreed that the best way to achieve this is to remove a section of this overhead line and replace it with electricity cables buried in a tunnel underground. It represents a major opportunity to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and environmental heritage of this precious landscape of Eryri.

The role

You will be expected to take supervised responsibility for the commercial function on a project or section of a project and to contribute to a result as agreed with local commercial management.

You will also work to protect the company’s position throughout 360 degree relationships to carry out commercial tasks and present results in an orderly and accurate format.

You will prepare applications and reports, review incoming accounts and correspondence and react accordingly, manage specified subcontract accounts and support senior commercial staff in negotiations, agree a personal development plan and deliver the objectives and also contribute to the development of subordinates

PLEASE NOTE, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK ON SITE MONDAY – FRIDAY.  SUBSISTENCE SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED

Please contact Stewart Lange at sl@sol-rec.com or on 07545 620084

High Voltage Engineer

About the project

The Visual Impact Provision project in Eryri National Park aims to reduce the visual impact of National Grid’s overhead line across the Dwyryd Estuary from Minffordd to Llandecwyn.

Stakeholders have agreed that the best way to achieve this is to remove a section of this overhead line and replace it with electricity cables buried in a tunnel underground. It represents a major opportunity to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and environmental heritage of this precious landscape of Eryri.

The role

Candidates with have previous National Grid-related project experience to manage a large subcontractor that is responsible for the cabling in the tunnel.  The candidate will manage the design of the HV system and following completion of the design act as project manager for the cable installations and the works we are required to do in the substations.

To lead and manage the High Voltage (HV) Cable and HV Plant subcontractors ( in delivering the works and ensuring compliance with all relevant requirements.

To manage the HV designer and sub contractor design activities and deliverables to ensure they are completed in line with the agreed programme and Project requirements.

To be the technical lead for the HV works on the project

Ensure both input and output deliverables for the design are tracked and reported to the Project Director and Engineering Manager as required.

To manage the MEP designer and sub contractor design activities and deliverables to ensure they are completed in line with the agreed programme and Project requirements.

PLEASE NOTE, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK ON SITE MONDAY – FRIDAY.  SUBSISTENCE SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED

Please contact Stewart Lange at sl@sol-rec.com or on 07545 620084

Permanent Works Design Manager

About the project

The Visual Impact Provision project in Eryri National Park aims to reduce the visual impact of National Grid’s overhead line across the Dwyryd Estuary from Minffordd to Llandecwyn.

Stakeholders have agreed that the best way to achieve this is to remove a section of this overhead line and replace it with electricity cables buried in a tunnel underground. It represents a major opportunity to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and environmental heritage of this precious landscape of Eryri.

The role

As the Permanent Works Design Manager you will manage external designers and the small internal design, BIM and CAD team.  Candidates will have significant civil infrastructure project experience and extensive tunnelling design experience from previous tunnelling projects. The role reports to the Engineering & Risk Manager for the project.

PLEASE NOTE, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK ON SITE MONDAY – FRIDAY.  SUBSISTENCE SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED

Please contact Stewart Lange at sl@sol-rec.com or on 07545 620084

Senior Quantity Surveyor

My client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and strategic Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their our alliance partnership with Anglian Water.

If you have a demonstrable track record of making sound decisions, informed by experience and data intelligence, along with excellent attention to detail, this could be the perfect role for you.

Here are some of the activities you will be involved with:

  • Management of subcontractors and accounts
  • Supporting the Commercial Manager and management of the commercial team
  • Management of client disputes and internal auditing
  • Maintaining the commercial risk register
  • Overseeing weekly valuations and confirming accuracy of measurements
  • Cost analysis and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Contract review and rates analysis
  • Production of CVR’s for all projects

Previous experience in a similar role within the water industry is essential.

Demonstrable experience compiling complex subcontract orders, including the allocation of risk and supporting the operational team.

Influential and charismatic communication skills and adept at landing key messages, as well as being a pragmatic problem-solver.

Benefits

In addition to helping you reach your career goals, a competitive salary, pension, healthcare and holiday allowance starting at 24-26 days per annum, they have employee benefits programme with discounts for numerous well-known retailers such as Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Currys PC World and Vue Cinemas, cycle to work scheme as well as an Employee Assistance Programme.

Please contact Stewart on 07545 620084 or on email at sl@sol-rec.com

Site Agent

Responsibilities

  • To management of site staff operatives and sub-contractors.
  • Provide method statements, hazard risk assessments and Project Management plans.
  • Understand the tender allowances and monitor contract costs against agreed budgets and company financial reporting.
  • Preparing and monitoring programmes of work.
  • Manage design co-ordination.
  • Assessment and engagement of sub-contractors.
  • Inform, consult and involve local groups as necessary.
  • Promote and ensure all work complies with safety, quality and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedures.
  • Understand and administer contract change.

Skills Required

  • You should already be experienced as a Site Agent and have a relevant industry qualification (HND/ HNC/ BEng) or equivalent, an up-to-date SMSTS qualification, and appropriate CSCS card. A First Aid at Work is desirable
  • You will also have experience of managing civil engineering projects with a main contractor along with previous experience on Highways, Earthworks and Structures experience.
  • Be able to maintain and monitor works against a programme and budget.
  • Have compliance with current legislation requirements, including the production and implementation of RAMs and other associated safety/project documentation.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please contact  Stewart on 07545 620084 on by email sl@sol-rec.com

 

Senior Quantity Surveyor

The Role

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be working within the Aviation project Delivery team contributing to the profitable performance of the business unit, through the successful commercial and financial management of works, including day to day duties such as:

 

  • Prompt presentation of all applications for payment, including all contractual entitlements.
  • Ensuring that payments are received in accordance with the contract terms.
  • Prompt submission of estimate / tendering information to the client.
  • Prompt presentation of Final Accounts, including negotiation of all contractual entitlements.
  • Prompt presentation of weekly cost / value information, delivery schedules and associated Key Performance Indicator (KPI) data.
  • Preparation and presentation of Monthly Cost/Value Reconciliations and Final Cost/Value Forecasts.
  • Preparation and presentation of forward work schedules and cash flows.
  • Procurement, negotiation and placing of Sub-contract Orders.
  • Financial and commercial management of Sub-contractors through to settlement of their Final Accounts.
  • Ensuring that all contractual letters/ notices and information are presented in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Preparation of appropriate documentation in support of additional payment, variations, claims etc.
  • Commercial support to the site and contracts management team.
  • Commercial support to the Estimating and Procurement teams.
  • Overview and support of Quantity Surveyors under training as appropriate.
  • Close liaison with the client on all commercial matters, including preparation and submission of supporting information.
  • Other tasks as may from time to time be deemed necessary and are authorised by line managers.

 

Requirements

To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor looking to progress to Senior QS level, in a civil engineering environment. Some experience working on aviation projects or maintenance would be beneficial but is not essential for the position.

  • Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management (HNC/HND/Degree)
  • Civil Engineering project experience
  • Contractual experience with NEC or bespoke NR forms of contract)
  • Experience at minimum Quantity Surveyor level

For more information on this role please contact Stewart on 07545 620084 or by email sl@sol-rec.com

 

Commercial Manager

Responsibilities

Commercial leadership of contract(s), ensuring all rights and obligations are fully understood.

Lead the development and implementation of the commercial strategy.

Lead, develop and mentor a team of commercial professionals, to support their career growth.

Develop budgets and cost controls, to ensure contracts meet financial and project objectives.

Ensure tenders, offers and contracts etc. are reviewed and appropriate terms are in place.

Lead cost value reconciliation processes.

Support the resolution of elevated disputes.

Ensure cash is managed effectively, minimising work in progress exposure (WIP).

Oversee that subcontracts are engaged at appropriate rates and on appropriate terms.

Provide sound advice and guidance on complex contracts.

You will have extensive commercial management experience, managing a range of complex contract arrangements within the utilities sector.

 

Significant management experience, with a proven track record of team development is essential, as are resourcefulness and the ability to work under pressure. Along with forward-thinking communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

 

Please email Stewart at sl@sol-rec.com or call 07545 620084

 

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