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Turbine and Generator Construction Lead

  • Location: Ince-in-Makerfield, Wigan
  • Salary: Competitive annual salary on offer.
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Christian Hart
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 05 June 2024
  • Expiry Date: 06 July 2024
  • Job Ref: V-172498

Turbine and Generator Construction Lead

The NRL Group are currently looking for an experienced Turbine and Construction lead to oversee the delivery of a significant work package on a major power generation construction project in the South West.

What will the role consist of?

  • Execution of the discipline works turbine and generator construction strategy as defined by the Construction Manager. 

  • Creation of a detailed plan and sub schedule to ensure all works within the discipline are completed in accordance with the overall schedule; 

  • Preparation and pre checks to ensure all materials are available and all required tools and equipment are available;  

  • Liaise with Engineering on all engineering documentation required for delivery of the turbine and generator discipline work;  

  • Ensuring the highest quality of workmanship and adherence to the Site Quality Assurance Programme by the subcontractors and/or Self Performance of the discipline work;  

  • The management of the subcontractors and/or Self Performance appointed to install the works within the discipline to ensure that the works are completed on time and within budget; 

  • Actively manage all subordinate personnel, subcontractors and/or Self Performance turbine and generator construction resources to optimise the execution of the scope of the discipline works; 

  • Thorough investigation and taking remedial action within the scope of the discipline works of all variances, deviations, non-conformances, extra works, claims, non-budgeted costs, etc., and coordination with the Site Contracts Manager and other site management to eliminate or minimise the cost impact to the project;  

  • Maintaining all records of progress within the scope of the discipline works; 

  • Maintaining all quality records within the scope of the discipline works; 

  • Managing and maintaining the creation of as-built documentation within the scope of the discipline works; 

  • Coordination for access to all areas within the scope of the discipline works;  

  • Communicate directly with construction management and engineering to resolve and/or clarify any technical issues; 

  • Coordination with the Construction Manager and other disciplines on all issues affecting the scope of the discipline works and interfaces with other works;   

  • Assist with and provide input to the Construction Monitoring System (CMS);   

  • Action to ensure all punch list open items are cleared;   

  • Implementation within the discipline scope of works of site specific EHS plan and for providing subordinates with information about hazards, risks and elimination measures applicable to the site;  

  • Ensuring within the scope of the discipline works that subcontractors and/or Self Performance are in compliance with the EHS requirements at the site; 

  • Implementation of the necessary EHS procedures within the scope of the discipline works to include review of method statements, risk analysis, safety walks, toolbox talks, etc.   

  • Closely monitor all activities which could have deleterious effects on the environment; 

  • Action to ensure all subcontractors and/or Self Performance turbine and generator construction resources maintain all work areas in safe and clean condition and all installed materials are adequately preserved and protected; 

  • Control and approve timesheets of subordinate personnel and all Self Performance turbine and generator construction resources; 

  • Maintain a comprehensive and detailed logbook of all relevant events; 

  • Preparation and submittal of detailed construction reports to site management; 

  • Conduct assessments and reviews of subordinate personnel. 

Who are the NRL Group?

For over 40 years we’ve provided engineering recruitment, workforce solutions and contracting services, thanks to the talented people working in our regional branches and support teams. Our focus on continuous improvement and innovation have earned us coveted industry awards and listings, including the Staffing Industry Analyst’s Top 20 Largest Global Engineering Staffing Firms.

We want colleagues to feel supported both inside and outside of work, which is why we’re a Living Wage Employer, have a network of Mental Health First Aiders and provide personalised learning and development training plans to help everyone find the right career path for them. We’re family-owned, which means we have a strong moral compass that guides everything we do, creating a transparent workplace where everyone is heard and work together to strategically grow our business.

What we’re looking for:

  • Prior experience managing major construction projects/ scope of works in the power generation or other similar industry

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience in mechanical or construction engineering

  • Excellent communication skills

  • IT skills including good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

A wealth of benefits:

Just some of the benefits you will be able to access when you join the NRL Group include:

  • 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years continued service – with the option to purchase additional days each year

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Health Cash Plan medical expense allowance

  • Personal finance coach, health checks and tailored finance advice

  • Hybrid working environment (working from home and office)

  • Long service awards

  • Benefits platform including wellbeing, cycle to work scheme, paid charity days and life assurance