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Construction Manager

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Nuclear Industry
Job Type
Engineering Manager

Job Details

AWE is currently recruiting for a Construction Manager to be responsible for delivering, to the Project Manager, the construction phase of a project or projects and associated documentation to meet safety, quality, programme and cost objectives, by implementing the project strategy and using the defined arrangements within the Project Delivery Process, Execution and Quality Plans.

Location - Reading area

Package - £42,000 - c£65,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Working for one of the area's largest employers and enjoying an excellent work/life balance, our engineers gain experience on a wide variety of equipment and projects and can make a direct and visible contribution to the successful running of the business.

Within this position you will:

  • Provide technical construction expertise/advice throughout the lifecycle of a project

  • Provide management and governance to maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality across all mechanical construction works

  • Ensure the standards, procedures and work instructions underpinning construction are followed

  • Ensure construction teams are appropriately organised and that key personnel are demonstrably competent to undertake their roles

  • Ensure that commissioning activities follow the appropriate Project Delivery Map

  • Ensure construction records are maintained to support project handover

  • Responsible for task management to meet the professional standards, performance and integrity of the work and reporting information necessary to support the project and business objectives

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Strong background and technical experience in managing multi-disciplinary construction works

  • Must have experience on working on regulated construction sites supervising mechanical works

  • OND/HND/vocational certification (level 6 or above) or equivalent experience

  • SMSTS & CSCS Black Managers Card required

  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution desirable

  • Needs an excellent understanding of HSAWA, CDM, risk assessments, safety systems, safety cases and SSoW

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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