Jacobs Construction Delivery Manager in Bridgwater, United Kingdom
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.
In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.
We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.
About the Opportunity
The Construction Delivery Manager supports activities in the field relating to the construction of a designated section of the works and its on site facilitation. It includes day to day on site supervision and direction of the works to safely and efficiently deliver the project.
The Construction Delivery Manager will support the delivery of an area within a specific section of the Works. This responsibility extends to all construction and related activities, reporting to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager and includes logistics planning and implementation in collaboration with the site wide logistics team, programming and planning, monitoring and close out of authorities’ obligations and conditions and client liaison.
Support the contract partners in their delivery of the works packages to enable efficient delivery of the of their sections of works.
Recommend temporary measures to mitigate against safety and/or quality concerns. Follow up by taking appropriate and proportionate action (e.g. issue communications, call meetings) to avoid the cessation of works. This includes but is not limited to review of documents, assurance audits, etc.
Monitor works on site record findings in a construction daily site log, ensuring information is reported up through the organisation to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager. Escalate any issues/concerns via detailed reports.
Proactively communicate/co-ordinate with site functions (H&S, quality, surveillance, commercial, project controls, logistics) and other Construction Delivery Managers to maintain good communication links, and ensure activity is well and timely reported. This will also include regular attendance at pre-start briefings and supporting the delivery of key messages to the contractor’s organisation.
Organise and conduct PLOD/PLOW meetings with the contractor, ensuring outputs are recorded and issued to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager.
Undertake and record safety and/or assurance inspections that support the project HSPI’s.
Ensure clear, two-way communication with the Senior Construction Delivery Manager so that all activities and issues are directed appropriately.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
We are looking for up and coming engineers experienced at talking about design issues, monitoring progress and following procedures to close issues
Experienced at delivering presentations
Progress chasing to close out actions.
Extensive years of construction knowledge and some experience in actual construction
Experience and knowledge in delivering projects, including construction sequencing, recovery plans and resource allocation.
Good understanding of the post holder’s obligations under the CDM Regulations.
Able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports.
Motivate and energise contract partners by building a climate of trust and understanding and actively seeking alternative views and opinions.
Possess excellent organisation and communication skills.
Tertiary qualifications in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Construction management, or equivalent vocational training and experience.
SMSTS or IOSH qualification holder.
Collaborate with other managers to effectively manage operations of the site
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