Electrical Manager

The role

To manage the Electrical division of a residential project in Central London from conception through to delivery, reporting to the Project Manager.


  • To manage and co-ordinate the Electrical division of the relevant residential project from conception through to delivery
  • Manage and oversee the on-site construction team, including Electrical and external Contractors
  • Ensure Sub-contractors work to the programme, construction sequence and efficient deployment when pro-actively allocating work
  • Assisting implementation of Cilantro’s Electrical Safe Systems of Work procedure in line with the site AP
  • Ensure the highest consideration is given when complying with current regulations and specific client requirements
  • Reporting of all Health and Safety issues and manage the issue and upkeep of PPE to the team
  • Proactively demonstrating Health and Safety Leadership and monitoring on site; ensuring the safety standards are understood, implemented and maintained by all team members and Contractors
  • Carrying out detailed Quality Assurance inspections of installations in accordance with Cilantro’s QA procedure
  • Manage and oversee the electrical pre-commissioning and commissioning
  • Implement and monitor the project to ensure it is engineered to the highest standard
  • Take ownership of Electrical issues and liaise with the Client and Design consultants to obtain closure and clarifications where necessary
  • Ensure appropriate quality and workmanship
  • Carryout Toolbox talks were required to Sub-contractors
  • Provide weekly updates to the Contracts Manager and Projects Manager
  • Review of ongoing works and highlight potential defects or risks
  • Complete accurate project materials take off as allocated by the project procurement process
  • Compile project and task specific RAMS and ensure they are updated in line with the project progress
  • Ensure installations are in accordance with drawing specifications

Skills and experience required

  • Previous experience working as an Electrical Site Manager, ideally with a National Contractor
  • Gold card Electrician/Managers card
  • Hold a valid Site Manager (SMSTS) certificate
  • Up to date First Aid qualification
  • Hold a Testing qualification such as C&G 2391 (preferred but not essential)
  • Essential experience of managing staff and 3rd parties
  • Ability to understand building services including Design principles, Method statements, Inspection Test Plans, Risk Assessments, commissioning and handover requirements
  • Ability to communicate with Sub-contractors, consultants and other team members
  • Experience working on residential projects
  • Experience dealing with MEP Sub-contractors
  • Essential Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety requirements and Electrical Safe Systems of Work
  • Ability to influence and drive positive attitudes and behaviours with regards to site Health and Safety and influence people who are not part of your team
  • IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word

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To apply for this position, please complete the form below or alternatively send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@cilantroeng.co.uk

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