Operations Manager


MW / Op Man 3238939


Building & Engineering, Civil Engineer, Other, Project Management, Site Manager, Utilities


£300 to £350 Per Day


Rolling Contract + Fuel Card


Essex / Cambridge

Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Civil Engineering sector. We have an excellent opportunity for Operations Manager to join a highly successful National provider of telecommunications services to mobile & fixed network operators.

Rate £300 - £350.00 (van and fuel card provided for less £50.00 per day)

Working Hours: 40 Location: Cambridge/Essex: Rolling Contract

Operations Manager’s Core Duties

  • Effectively manage all aspects of allocated construction sites on a day-to-day basis via the Supervisor team
  • Determine, plan and deploy resources for each site on a day to day basis
  • Maximise productivity while maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ensure all sites are set-up in accordance with the UK NRSWA regulations
  • Ensuring all works and supplies are being planned in advance to ensure consistent and efficient production
  • Undertake in-progress and post completion audits of allocated sites
  • Ensure daily measures are provided from the field teams in line with Company reporting processes
  • Manage, develop and reward the Supervisors under your control
  • Promote best practice to the field Supervisors and workforce as well as within the wider team
  • Assist in the preparation of work schedules with the Build and project managers.
  • Ensure 'right first time’ quality
  • Carry out ongoing daily site assessments ensuring defective works are rectified immediately
  • Involvement in Customer audits of the field teams as required
  • Effectively manage unexpected problems and seek support where required
  • Manage any conflict within the field teams and between field and supporting teams
  • Provide real time point of escalation for field staff and the supervisors
  • Engage with teams to learn and share best practices
  • Oversee all cable aspects

Operations Manager’s Key Experience

  • Extensive experience with civil engineering and telecoms deployment
  • Detailed experience of UK fixed and cable operator network build guidelines and ways of working, including GPON, FTTX and HFC networks
  • An in-depth knowledge of The New Roads and Street Works Act, 1991 (NRSWA), and its ancillary legislation and the various Codes of Practice
  • An in-depth knowledge of HSG47 "Avoiding danger from underground services"
  • Excellent knowledge of FTTP topology including mixed networks with GPON, G.Fast, VDSL, HFC, DOCSIS;ARIEL
  • Extensive experience conducting quality control of fibre engineering build/construction
  • Experience of managing OSP civils operatives and cabling/splicing engineers
  • Good knowledge of network build from exchange/head end to customer premises
  • Good knowledge of CDM Regulations and up-to-date working knowledge of related legislation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a wide spectrum of personalities.
  • Knowledge of the various trench excavation methods, including but not limited to: manual digging, top-cutting, mechanical trenching, narrow trenching, mole-ploughing, directional-drilling;
  • Good knowledge of backfill & reinstatement materials & their associated HAUC approval status.
  • Good knowledge of the traffic management Code Of Practice
  • Good knowledge of TMA and permitting/noticing legislations
  • CSCS card, desirable
  • NRSWA Supervisor Ticket, desirable

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