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Construction Manager

Amentum is a premier global technical and engineering services partner. We draw from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics.

We are now recruiting for a Construction Manager to join us on our major project located near Newbury.

Amentum are now looking for a high Calibre Construction Manager to support the delivery of our major Programme.

The Construction Manager will be responsible for the organization, direction, supervision, and coordination of construction activities on a project site as delineated in the applicable procedures and Site Specific Safety Plan.

As Construction manager you will:

  • Be responsible for work procedures, scheduling, cost control, project specification conformity, establishment of manpower levels, monitoring and implementation of safety programs, project conformance to national, local and/or company building codes and the maintenance of accurate records.

  • Work with the various Engineering design teams to support the development of Construction Sequencing and Deliverability together with the development of the initial Construction Management Plan.

  • Support relevant interfaces with key stakeholders including client SME’s / IC’s and supply chain members.

  • Implement the construction portion of the assigned project through day-to-day direction of all field activities and is responsible for all job site activities.

  • Ensure timely and efficient execution of fieldwork.

  • Act as the primary customer contact for all construction project field activities.

  • Ensure all construction is in compliance with design specifications, is completed on schedule, adheres to budget, meets accounting requirements, and is built to quality standards.

  • Function as a Project Manager on a direct-hire construction-only project or as the field manager on an engineering/ procurement/construction management project.

  • Report to the Project Manager and Project Director.

  • Be responsible for managing this major and complex construction project.

  • Conduct work requiring independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of standard construction techniques.


  • Ideally Degree Qualified or HNC in Construction or Engineering discipline

  • NVQ Level 6 Diploma- Construction Site Management

  • Understanding / Experience & Implementation of CDM 2015 roles and in particular the role of Principle Contractor

  • Have a recognised safety qualification; preferably NEBOSH Construction / General or similar

  • Proven knowledge of Site Construction / Decommissioning activities and Radioactive Waste Management

  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to a changing work environment

  • Hold a CSCS card for the position

We need all candidates to ideally be Security Cleared (SC) or have no issue in obtaining SC.

Amentum is an equal opportunities employer.


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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