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Project Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Founded in 1968, Griffiths is one of the leading civil engineering and rail contractors working throughout Wales, the midlands and south-west England. With an annual turnover of circa £225m our 1000+ directly employed, well-trained, dedicated and highly competent workforce deliver client solutions which includes Transport for Wales, Welsh Government, Network Rail, Highways England, local authorities, Utility Companies and selected private sector organisations.  

In 2018, Griffiths became part of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials business and a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH. Griffiths has over 1,000 employees operating across 100 sites or schemes at any given time.  

We're now recruiting Rail Project Managers to be based at the TFW project office in Treforest, Pontypridd. The projects are part of the transformation of the Core Valley Lines.

You will be responsible for the safe execution of projects from construction phase mobilisation to hand back, in accordance with company policies, procedures and Railway Standards. 

Role Responsibility

Based at the TFW project office in Treforest, Pontypridd, the Project Managers will report to the Contracts Manager and has a responsibility to ensure that the Projects are accurately priced, delivered on time and to budget in a safe, environmentally friendly manner and to the high quality standards demanded by the project. They will also: 

  • Health and safety leadership to the assigned operational delivery site team 

  • Delivering a high quality and profitable package of work 

  • Ensuring that site management team rigorously adhere to Transport for Wales’ Life Saving Rules   

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant HSE legislation and NR/TfW Standards 

  • Promoting and implementing sustainable business objectives 

  • Achieving gross site margin target on allocated schemes as directed by the contracts manager        

  • Compliance with all relevant NR/TfWStandards, Griffiths Procedures and HSE guidance             

  • Ensuring sufficient and competent resource is in place for the delivery of the project and ensuring the project objectives are communicated to the site team 

  • Developing and maintaining a construction programme and ensuring works are communicated and delivered against milestones. 

  • Identifying, managing and controlling associated programme risks and communicating this as required 

  • Promoting and maintaining effective client and stakeholder relationships to protect and enhance the company’s reputation to support repeat business 

  • Upholding the core company values, inspiring and encouraging the same throughout the team 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidates for this role are experienced Construction Project Managers that have proven history of delivering Rail schemes in the Construction space.

Candidates will have a relevant Degree or HND in civil engineering and ideally, should be in receipt of a PTS & SMSTS.


Why Us

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Company Car/Allowance
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

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