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FG - Project Manager - Operations Mgt

N G Bailey
Closing date
1 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

28 March 2024

Freedom Networks are looking for a Project Manager to lead a number of small teams installing and constructing electrical power distribution and transmission systems from 11kV to 132kV in a manner that delivers safe, profitable, timely, high workmanship quality and fit for purpose networks for the customer and which promotes the company in a positive light at all times.

The Project Manager will provide the management, control and execution of a number of diverse electrical network projects running concurrently. These may include the installation of ground mounted and structure mounted power system components, cable systems, switchgear, transformers, busbars, relay panels and associated equipment in substations operating at up to 132KV.


  • Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the project manager will lead multiple teams and execute duties in a professional manner to build team and customer confidence and thereby contributing to the promotion of Projects Business growth. First line problem solver.
  • Provide the leadership, drive, discipline, and support into teams through direction, guidance, advice, support, commitment, effort and dedication as required to direct reports, other team members and customers.
  • To work within all set procedures and to ensure Health and Safety is the most important element in this regard.
  • Undertake the site supervisor role when required, in accordance with the CDM regulations as required - this may include the control of customer appointed contractors and/or company appointed sub contract labour.
  • Efficiently execute the project management role on a number of projects running concurrently. Oversee the tasks and task types allocated to others in a diligent manner in pursuit of effective project delivery. Appraise direct reports regularly in order to develop them, increase skill range, knowledge base and performance in the process.
  • Resource control. Undertake the organisation, control and deployment of materials/equipment/labour resources for upcoming works on a range of projects running concurrently.
  • Good commercial awareness and completion of valuations against a set scope
  • Keep safe and maintain all company property issued, ensure it is routinely PAT or calibration tested and bring to the company's attention any items that are not of a serviceable nature in a timely manner.
  • Production of as built records, test results, updated drawings and reports for projects.


  • HNC/Degree in Electrical Engineering (and / or time served)
  • Good operational knowledge of electrical power distribution systems.
  • Site safety passport and/or experience of working on CDM sites.
  • SSSTS OR SMSTS is desirable, not essential
  • Possession of SSE DNO authorisation to receive and cancel PTW (or alternative equivalent DNO authorisation i.e. SPEN, NPg, UKPN).

For more information, please apply now with a full CV and salary expectations.

About Us

Freedom are part of the NG Bailey Group, one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. Founded in 1921, with a turnover of GBP500m and 3000 employees, we are proud of our history of developing great people through our investment in training.

Working across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, our innovative, responsible and forward thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies

Progression is something we value and we'll make sure that when you join us you have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be

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