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Construction Advisor

Job Role:
Other Job Role
Employment Type:
Freelance Roles
Sub-Employment Type:
Nuclear Jobs
Rest of UK
South West England
Salary Description:
300-450 Per Day Ltd
Start Date:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Job Ref:

Job title - Ref

Construction Advisor - 3743


Based Scotland (Hunterston & Chapelcross), South East (Sizewell & Dungeness), Wales (Wylfa & Trawsfynydd), South West (Winfrith & Harwell) & initially Oldbury South West

Duration - Hours

18 months approx. - 8/40

Day rate

£tbc based on exp

We are looking for an experienced & qualified Construction Advisor ideally with nuclear sector experience. Detail below.

The Regional Construction Advisor is a site based position providing construction technical support at sites throughout the UK.
Reporting to the Head of Construction, the Regional Construction Advisor is to provide onsite construction expertise to help improve work delivery, and ensure adherence to the latest UK legislation and Construction Industry safe working practices.
To help ensure a common basic approach and methodology to construction activities is adopted across all sites, each Regional Construction Advisor will work closely with the site construction managers within their designated region. They will also ensure that any potential issue, shortfalls etc. are reported into the Construction Department for action and that any policies, practices, notifications etc. issued are actioned accordingly.

To fulfil this role the applicant must have an extensive background in Construction Management and/or Site supervision within a high integrity/ heavy construction industry.
They must also have demonstrable knowledge of the legislative and safety aspects of managing a Construction Project in both greenfield and brownfield environments. Experience of Decommissioning/Controlled Destruction of structures within an operational environment will also be advantageous.
Formal qualifications in Project/ Construction/ Safety management are also desirable due to the need to understand the technical and safety compliance requirements at the individual sites.
Initially at Oldbury, then based on your chosen site, please be aware that travel to other sites may be required.

The following points briefly outline some of the specific activities to be undertaken and responsibilities for this role:

* Attend site and establish relationships with Construction Managers and Site Engineers within designated region.
* Demonstrate a clear knowledge of Construction Industry legislation, standards and best practises, and in conjunction with the site management, help ensure these are applied on site.
* Ascertain status of current and planned construction activities (including programme) and help ensure these are available, visible and understood by all stakeholders.
* Assess all planned and ongoing works in line with current CDM Regulations -Identify any shortfalls and/ or areas of concern and report these through to the Head of Construction for assessment and action.
* Assist/Mentor Construction Managers/Site Engineers wherever possible. Encourage best practise from an outside construction point of view and share knowledge using demonstrable examples where appropriate/ applicable.
* Share findings with stakeholders within own region and ensure these are reported into Head of Construction to help provide a platform for standardising specific procedures.
* Encourage and help project teams to plan works and implement proactive roles & responsibilities.
* Work alongside peers within local project teams to help demonstrate the benefits of being proactive an

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 02087472161
Contact: James Christie

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