Our Vacancy

MEH – Construction Delivery Lead

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bridgwater
  • 29/09/23
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

Assystem is pleased to be hiring for Construction Delivery Lead to work on the prestigious Hinkley Point C site in Bridgwater. The Construction Delivery Lead (CDL) will be expected to oversee all site activities and offer support and guidance in a Line Management capacity to Construction Delivery Managers on site.

The role of CDL is integral to managing and overseeing all construction activities in allocated areas as part of the NNB Hinkley Point C Construction Phase plan. 

As Construction Delivery Lead, you will be expected to undertake responsibilities including:

  • Manage and develop their Construction Delivery Managers, to ensure they have a good understanding of site activities and can carry out their role accordingly. Offer support and guidance, along with ensuring that all appropriate training for a CDM is undertaken.
  • Oversee all aspects of Health Safety and Environment during construction activities in their allocated area (s), in accordance with the NNB HPC Construction Phase Plan.
  • Undertake and record safety and/or assurance inspections that support the project KPI’s. The tool used at HPC is INSIGHT, familiarity with this software is desirable.
  • Construction Delivery Lead shares the Construction Delivery Manager’s responsibilities depending on work area and scope complexity. When nominated by the SCDM, undertakes role of Construction Delivery Manager for specific areas as required.
  • Ensures that the HPC Drumbeat for the series of daily and weekly meetings is understood and carried out by CDMs.
  • Organise and conduct weekly planning meetings called Plan of the Week (PLOWs) with the Contractor Partners, to ensure the coordination and short term planning is in line with the overall delivery schedule and outputs are recorded and issues escalated.
  • Supports the CDM/Contract Partners in the running of the Plan of the Day meetings (PLODs).
  • Attends all appropriate Coordination Meetings for their areas of works. CDMs will support.
  • Attends all weekly, monthly MDT meetings for their areas of work and contracts. CDMs will support.
  • Leads all weekly construction meetings for their area of works and contracts, using and updating the Issues & Action Tracker created for all of the NI Mechanical & Electrical works, with CDM support. 
  • Oversee the contractors’ management of all construction and labour force logistics and contracts relating to the works to be constructed.
  • Support the Tier 1 contract partners in the delivery of their scope, providing information and co-ordination to support the contractual management of the works.
  • Recommend temporary measures to mitigate against safety and/or quality concerns, along with program restraints. 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.
  • Reviews the Construction Daily Site Logs (DSL), Surveillance Guideline, produced by the CDM’s, to ensure information is reported to the required level of detail, up through the organisation and escalates any issues/concerns via detailed reports. Fieldview and QCFC training will be required.
  • If required to do so by the SCDM due to resource constraints and the “Agile” approach, monitor works on site, record findings in your  DSL, using the Quality Control For Construction tool  QCFC, and capturing this on the issued Tough Pad, ensuring information is reported up through the organisation to the SCDM. Photographs of working activities should be taken and placed in the DSL, along with Photographs of the Works Authorisation Form, Temporary Access Certificate, Permits and POWRA. Check all are in date and valid.
  • Ensures that a Surveillance Programme is in place for all contracts associated with their work area.
  • Proactively communicate/co-ordinate with site functions (H&S, quality, surveillance, commercial, project controls, logistics) and other CDM’s, CDL’s & SCDM’s, to maintain good communication links, and ensure activity is well and timely reported. This will also include regular attendance at Daily Activity Briefings (DAB’s), Pre-Start Briefings, POWRA and supporting the delivery of key messages to the contractor’s organisation, along with attendance at the delivery of any major Toolbox Talk or Specific Safety Brief.
  • Acts as Lead Reviewer (or Reviewer as SME) for documents submitted by the contract partners on Teamcentre. Calls upon NNB SMEs to gather any specialist help to review and identify necessary control measures associated with such RAMs or Documents, to ensure the work can be executed safely and compliantly.
  • Ensures that an appropriate Review Matrix is available for Construction related documentation and that the individual MDT’s have an up-to-date version to assist them with the correct individuals to carry out document surveillance.
  • Assists CDM’s & Tier 1 Partners in the production and validation of RAM’s Addendums. 
  • Supports the CDM in Reviewing and Signing WAF’s (Work Authorisation Forms) to give approval for Work Authorisation on all work areas under his control. Approves to give “go ahead” before final processing of WAF by Permit To Work (PTW) office. Monitors life cycle of WAF’s in their areas and assists the PTW office on the allocation of Primary or Secondary WAF’s. 
  • Leads CDM’s in assisting the Tier 1’s in the production of Hand Over Certificates, and associated Temporary Access Certificates (TAC’s). An Interface Management Document (IMD) will be required as an appendices of the TAC, this consists of a brief outline of the scope and a RACI (Responsible, Accoutnable, Consulted & Informed) to define project roles and responsibilities.  
  • Working with the CDM & SCDM, ensure that the Tier 1 Contractor Partners are collating Lifetime Quality Records (LTQR’s), in a systematic way and in the appropriate format. This will result in an accepted End of Erection Status Report. The CDL has actions within the process that they are responsible for.
  • Supports the MDT PM is collating evidence for the DWP from T-12. Leads the production of evidence to complete the Delivery Work Packs (DWP’s) at T-3, with the support of the CDM and SCDM. The CDL has actions within the process that they are responsible for and must be trained to use Switch.
  • Ensure that the Tier 1 Contractor is complying with all ITP activities in the field and that all Surveillance Opportunity Notification Information Management System (SONIMS) notifications are being booked and adhered to by them. This can be checked at the PLOD’s.

This is a comprehensive list of roles and duties expected to be carried out by Construction Delivery Leads.

My profile

As Construction Delivery Lead, you will be expected to hold the following skills and qualifications:

  • Management of strategic planning of site set up, construction sequencing, recovery plans and resource allocation.
  • Good working knowledge of commercial principles affecting construction matters.
  • Ability to produce informative, concise reports.
  • Motivational approach and the ability to energise team members by building a climate of trust and understanding.
  • Considerable working knowledge in the delivery of large M&E complex projects
  • Relevant Degree (or equivalent) in either Mechanical & Electrical Engineering or Construction.
  • Working understanding of the post holder’s obligations under CDM Regulations
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Able to deliver results when working under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders.
  • NEBOSH, SMSTS or IOSH qualification holder.
  • Collaborate with other managers to effectively manage operations of the site.
  • Adopt a results-focussed mind set, using initiative, and taking personal responsibility and accountability to ensure necessary action is taken to deliver excellence, value, and quality.

Candidates will be required to hold a minimum of Security Clearance (SC).

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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