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    Assistant Construction Manager

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    £350 - £450 per day

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    1 Year

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Job Title: Assistant Construction Manager

Contract: Immediate start - Ongoing 

Location: Cumbria



Role Description:

Monitor contractors’ on-site activities as Network Rail’s representative so that their site activities are conducted safely and efficiently with minimum impact on the environment and operational railway, and whether the work is of a high standard and complies with the relevant specifications and latest practices.



-     Work with contractors to deliver site activities that comply with GRIP or PACE, relevant rules, regulations, Railway Group and Network Rail’s company standards and all applicable procedures and legislation.

-     Review & accept in conjunction with the Protection Engineer contract documentation. Check whether that contractor has in place adequate communication plans to inform line-side residents of proposed works.

-     Monitor validity of Contractor’s employee’s competency documentation, before work commencing and during all phases of work, using sentinel and construction industry checklists.

-     Maintain a regular and frequent site presence at all worksites and continually monitor, and correct where necessary, the standard and methods of work, being always vigilant for inadequacies. Where remedial actions are required to confirm whether non-conformance reports are raised and closed out in an auditable manner. Maintain site diary as appropriate.

-     Monitor the progress of the works through regular site visits, inspections, and progress meetings, comparing work in progress with contract documents and information given at site meetings and with the overall contract programme.


Skills/ Experience:


-      5 years’ experience in the construction or railway industry.

-      2 years’ experience in a supervisory role in the construction or railway industry.

-      Good communication skills.

-      Nebosh construction certificate.

-      Environment Awareness.

-      Construction Site Supervisor card from CITB Construction Skill Certification Scheme.



-      Construction trade background

-      Commercial awareness.

-      Clean driving licence


Please apply with an up to date CV to be considered.