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Utilities manager

11.07.2024
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Responsible for overseeing and managing all utility works (electricity, gas, water and sewage networks, sanitary installations) ensuring a fully compliant and System of Work for the delivery of all Contestable Utility Diversions and Connections to time, quality, and budget.

Ensures compliance of construction activities, including subcontractors, with all applicable local regulations and standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To develop utility plans and strategies for construction projects, coordinating with utility companies, municipalities, and regulatory agencies to obtain necessary documentations & approvals.
  • To conduct utility surveys and investigations to identify existing underground utilities (e.g., water, sewage, gas, electricity, telecommunications) within the project areas. Create accurate utility maps and drawings to inform project design and construction activities.
  • To coordinate with engineers, designers, and stakeholders to develop utility designs, layouts, and specifications.
  • To oversee the installation, relocation, and construction of utility systems and infrastructure, coordinate with all contractors, subcontractors, and utility crews.
  • To implement quality control measures and inspections. Ensure adherence to safety standards, environmental regulations, and utility codes.
  • To coordinate utility installations with other construction activities and trades to prevent conflicts.
  • To prepare cost estimates, budgets, and forecasts for utility-related work, including material costs, labor costs, equipment rentals, and contingency allowances. Monitor project expenditures and track utility-related costs to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints.
  • To develop & monitor utility installation schedules and timelines, coordinating with project stake holders to ensure timely completion of utility work within project milestones and deadlines.
  • To maintain accurate records, documentation, and reports related to utility installations, including as-built drawings, utility permits, inspection reports, and contractor documentation.
  • To lead key meetings with all stakeholders, recording and communicating actions and key points.
  • To develop and maintain all necessary Management Plans and Procedures.
  • To act as a point of contact for utility related enquiries on the Project.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or an equivalent experience.
  • Experience of delivering utility projects, with Statutory Undertakers, in the power, water, gas, fuel or telecoms environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of Latvian utility regulations and Construction law.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in utilities maintenance and /or construction (Utilities management in infrastructure project).
  • We prefer previous experience at infrastructure sites with electrical works (reconstruction of high and medium voltage lines).
  • Communication: effective communication skills.
  • Documentation and Reporting: proficiency in maintenance.
  • Language skills: proficiency in both Latvian and English.
  • Budget and Resource Management: ability to assist in managing utility budgets and allocate resources effectively to support initiatives for this scope.
  • Ability to manage several stakeholders.

WE OFFER:

  • Opportunity to gain professional experience in an international company.
  • Monthly salary starting from EUR 4000.00 gross (based on experience and competences).
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • Great working environment and support in the work process.
  • Modern workplace at Matrožu street 15, Riga.
  • Health insurance from your first working day.
  • Corporate and social events.
  • Long-term stability.

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