Project Manager (Electrically Biased)

Job description

Project Manager required for a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor with projects in Ireland, Europe and the UK - working accross many sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Power, Waste to Energy, Commercial, Data Centre and Petrochemical.

Project Start-Up Phase

• Arrange and chair handover of project from estimating department to construction team.

• Liaise with the Director of the project regarding staffing for the project.

• Validate project and in doing so develop business plan, cost control system, cash flow and billable schedules, etc.

• Produce procurement plan, drawing / design plan, construction programme, s-curve and histogram.

• Liaise with client and design team on procurement and engineering issues.

• Develop project safety and quality plans.

• Mobilise sub-contractors and labour in accordance with business plan.

• Mobilise site establishment.

• Development Project measure prior to commencement of Construction in line with the agreed project programme

• Ensure projects team familiarity with the Projects contract requirements

Project Running Phase

• Agree a training plan for staff and operatives particular to your site in conjunction with the Director of the project.

• Manage your site team:

• in the effective day to day running of site activities

• to ensure the delivery of the project within the given constraints of time and cost.

• Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries, and engineering, quality and safety issues.

• Ensure compliance with Contract requirements

• Ensure audits are carried out by the ED in accordance with the design plan (if applicable).

• Attend meetings with client.

• Hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors and ensure that safety and training are discussed.

• Hold monthly team meetings to discuss project progress against milestones

• Ensure effective cost and sales control in conjunction with Q.S & Lead Engineers.

• Advise client in good time of current sales plan.

• Ensure productivity at work face is measured on a weekly basis also maintain project progress control.

• Submit monthly internal reports to Operations Director.

• To minimise company exposure to risk on the project.

• Manage and coordinate installation of the project.

• Ensure compliance with all relevant technical aspects within construction industry standards and local authorities requirements if applicable

• Manage labour and subcontractors ensuring compliance for installation in accordance with the projects specification and contract documentation

• To ensure that all health, safety and welfare obligations associated with the project delivery are met.

• To create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

• To ensure that relations with the client and all stakeholders in the project are maintained and managed to an appropriate level.

• To apply the clients methodology effectively and enforce project standards.

• To ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

• Audit and prepare on-site quality plans

• Monitor & maintain site EHS requirements

Establish an effective material stock control and storage system

Project Completion Phase

• Understand the requirements and actions to be taken to test, commission and handover the project prior to the commencement of the commissioning period

• Ensure testing and commissioning is carried out in accordance with the Quality Plan and projects specific requirements.

• Ensure final design audit (if applicable) is carried out by the ED.

• Complete and certify all ‘life systems’ in good time for handover date.

• Ensure all systems are demonstrated to Client and projects Building control officer.

• Issue O&M manual format’s for approval prior to final submission

• Handover O&M manual and record drawings.

• Prepare final account with the QS, submit and agree with client in line with company objective.

• Demobilise site team and establishment in conjunction with Director of the project.

• Produce a project close-out report and submit to the Operations Director.

• Archive project server and EHS files in accordance with DEL’s requirements.

• Maintain contact with client for warranty period and thereafter when retention monies are collected.

• Undertake a lessons learnt review on the project and present these findings to the Directors

• Post contract completion i.e. clearing site/archiving/financial & practical review/installed drawings and manuals/secure disposal of confidential information and systems

People Management

• Ensure your project team is following Company policies and procedures

• Ensure all project teams have the required EHS training

• Providing a positive contribution towards your team’s performance and development by:

• setting objectives at the start of the year

• monitoring progress against specific objectives/ KPIs throughout the year

• discussing progress against these objectives at performance reviews

• acting as a mentor and advising on training development opportunities


• Put forward ideas and take action to implement continuous improvement of the Company

• Maintain a site diary / day book

• Maintain the company’s confidential information policy

• Build relationships with all parties involved in the project and maintain effective team communication and cooperation for successful project completion



• Bachelors Degree in Engineering

• Project Management Course

• People Management & Leadership Course



• 10 + years’ experience in a similar position

• Experience working in a similar industry electrical biased

• Detailed knowledge of the Project Manager role

• Detailed knowledge of Engineering

• Detailed knowledge of construction industry standards

• Experience in leading a team

• Commercial knowledge and understanding

• Familiar with DEL Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures



• Good IT skills - particularly Word and Excel

• Ability to plan and programme

• Priorities and allocate time according to priority

• Delegation

• Assess relative risk and allocate time accordingly

• Lead and motivate the team

• Manage performance: monitor, give feedback, confront issues

• Effective communication skills

• Excellent organization skills

• Excellent time management skills

• An exceptional eye for detail

• Ambition to succeed and progress

• Passion for delivering results


• An exemplar ambassador for the company and its values; integrity, dependability, safety, pride, quality

• A positive, “can do” approach, determined to succeed

• Ability to coach and inspire your team

• Rewards achievement

• Generates a sense of energy and urgency

• Remains calm under pressure

• Build trust and maintains excellent working relationships

• Recognizes own strengths and weaknesses and committed to ongoing development

• Demanding of self and others

• Acceptance of responsibility and accountability

• Sound, balanced judgement

If you think you’re the right person for the job; click ‘apply now’ or contact Sean Luckie directly on 091 455302 or

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