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Construction Manager – Vadodara, India

  • Job reference: R-028224
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Vadodara

Title : - Construction Manager – Vadodara, India

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects. Linxon will undertake turnkey electrical alternating current substation projects related to renewable and conventional power generation, power transmission and transportation solutions. Turnkey solutions will include project design, engineering, procurement, construction, management, commissioning and after-sales support.

Linxon – A Leading Engineering Company:

As one of the leading engineering companies, we help our customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy, and transportation.

As a single point of contact, we combine the accumulated know-how of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a lower environmental impact in a sustainable way.

Mission Statement:

Lead all on-site construction/civil-works activities in alignment with project delivery schedule/ activities to assure cost-effective execution of project deliverables in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, schedule, and safety requirements.

Main Accountabilities:

Bid Support:

Responsible for supporting the Bid Manager in :

  • Assessing the scope of the contract and the construction specification.
  • Assessing the site location and soil conditions through site visits.
  • Reviewing the estimates of the Quantity surveyor / Engineer.
  • Estimating the construction cost based on site conditions and local civil material costs.
  • Forging tie-ups with prospective contractors for site execution.

Project Execution Support:

  • Support the project team in finalization of construction activities of the project schedule.
  • Take lead in negotiation and finalization of contractors to be deployed for the project.
  • Review and monitor site progress and contractor performance.
  • Review and monitor civil costs and give inputs to the project manager.
  • Support the Project Manager in claim management
  • Coordinates agreement between customer and external resources on construction targets, health, and safety requirements, site organization and policy

Site coordination and monitoring:

  • Review and monitor the site construction activities in line with the project schedule.
  • Support the site team in planning construction activities.
  • Monitor the performance of contractors and support project manager in claim settlement.
  • Support the project manager in smooth closure of construction activities and taking over by the customer.

Stakeholder relations:

Serves as a project representative by building and maintaining effective relationships with customers as well as other local organizations such as authorities, banks, and suppliers to ensure their active support of field activities

Sub-contractors: Evaluates, finalizes and manages the sub-contractors on site hired by LINXON to ensure necessary quality and progress achieved to meet the delivery date and agreed standards

Health, safety, and environment (HSE) and project security: Supports the site team to prepare construction Health & Safety (H&S) plan.  Ensures all on-site resources are properly trained on company health, safety, and environmental policy and proactively promotes health and safety considerations to project partners throughout the project.

Develops, mentors and coaches site engineers in the planning and execution of site works. Has good leadership skill in leading team of site engineers.

Develops contractors and maintains good relations with all stakeholders..

Required Qualification: BE Civil with 15 years in field of construction.

Required Experience: 15 years in construction with 5 years in leadership role.

Customer Exposure: PGCIL, NTPC, Utilities

Any Special Skills: Has sound knowledge on construction codes and practices.

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