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  • Job reference: RMS0209327

Construction Manager - solar farms

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/04/2019
  • Duration: perm
  • Time left:
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    (27/05/19)
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The Company
Our client is a global solar farm producer and has been around for a number of years, they have a vast amount of solar farm projects confirmed in the future and are looking for a Construction Manager for a permanent position.

The role
* Construction project management of the solar farms
* Managing and maintaining key relationships with the local authorities
* Work within agreed budgets and time frames and maintain a disciplined tracking and reporting regime using recognised project management techniques and tools
* Taking ownership to deliver the project from the very earliest stage of the project life cycle to the final delivery;
* Management of contractors on site
* Liaise with the various stakeholders involved in the project construction including engineers, designers, other technical professionals, subcontractors and trades people;
* Implementing coordinated work programs for sites;
* Ensure compliance, Health & Safety on-site are up to company standards
* Coordinating with land owners, the client developer, all stakeholders involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
* Financial Management, Procurement, Cost Reporting
* Drive the development of new ideas & systems

Requirements
* Previous experience delivering utility-scale solar farms
* Have tertiary qualifications in engineering
* Proven experience in negotiation and handling difficult conversations
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to work autonomously and manage their own workload
* Previous management of contractors, ensuring that KPI's are being met
* Ability to schedule labour resources, procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment

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