Electrical Project Manager

Location London
Discipline: Construction
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Anthony Child

Job ref: 006603

Dornan are currently recruiting for an experienced Electrical Project Manager to work on a Hyperscale Data Centre project in London.

Dornan are a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor with projects in Ireland, Mainland Europe, the Nordics and the UK.

Dornan are involved in projects across many sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Data Centre, Healthcare, Education, Commercial, and Power Generation.

You will join a hard-working ambitious team and you will benefit from a supportive culture, where your ideas and contributions will be recognised.

Roles and responsibilities:

Project Start-Up Phase

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

Project Running Phase

  • Agree a training plan for staff and operatives with the Director of the project
  • Manage your site team:
  • Effective day to day running of site activities
  • Delivery of the project within the given constraints of time and cost
  • Monthly team meetings to discuss project progress against milestones
  • Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries, engineering, quality and safety
  • Ensure compliance with contract requirements
  • Audits to be carried out by the Engineering Manager in accordance with the design plan
  • Attend meetings with client
  • Hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors covering health, safety and training
  • 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
  • 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
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs
  • Relations with the client and stakeholders to be maintained and managed
  • To apply the client’s methodology effectively and enforce project standards
  • 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 Engineering Manager
  • 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

Experience/Qualifications required:

  • Proven experience in a Project Management role on a Hyperscale Data Centre
  • 6+ years in a project management role  on a Hyperscale Data Centre
  • Trade or Degree qualified in an Electrical Discipline
  • Excellent people management experience
  • Experience overseeing a Data Centre project from inception to completion

Why Dornan? 

  • Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team
  • Dornan offer a clear progression path , always seeking opportunities to promote from within
  • Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD
  • Dornan promote collaboration through various team building , social and charity events
  • Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in house Health & Wellbeing advisor