Sub-Station Site Manager

  • £350 - 450 per day
  • Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
  • full-time



£350 – £450 PER DAY

KPI Recruiting have the pleasure of supporting one of our most prestigious rail & infrastructure clients for a contract based onsite working with the substation team. Due to an exciting project, the department is recruiting for a Substation Manager to manage the substation team. This is an exciting time to join the business on a fantastic new project. You will be joining a leading independent OHLE provider who work on both a Principle Contractors Licence and a Plant Operators Licence. The business provides turnkey OHLE capabilities from design through installation and commissioning to final testing. They operate with the main line heavy rail and the mass transit and this new project will see a serge in their workload and a requirement for an additional manager in the business.

Your new role as a Substation Team Manager is to support the department and ensure full support for the team of subcontractors. You will be required to undertake safety inspections onsite, ensuring quality inspection and test plans are completed and in line with regulations. You will be responsible for ensuring the team and site are safe, H&S records are up to date and records are maintained within industry best practice and standards.

You will be capable of delivering support to the team by applying broad, technical understanding of required activities, with minimal supervision.

Duties will include but are not limited to –

  • Input into Assurance Documents
  • ALO Coordinator
  • Daily shift and site reports 
  • Briefing and signing in staff
  • Note Reporting
  • Keeping COVID records
  • Signing for material and equipment deliveries
  • Making sure skips are emptied and cabins are clean and tidy
  • Ensuring fire extinguishers are in date and fit for purpose
  • Ensuring first aid kits are fully stocked and De-fibs are calibrated


  • Minimum SSSTS but preferable SMSTS
  • BTEC or ONC (Electrical or civil biased
  • ALO Coordinator 
  • First Aider

Desirable Criteria

  • Level C substations competency
  • Civils experience including setting out
  • Electrical experience HV environment

Please call Lily on 01925 637 871 or email

Job ID: 4826247 / Job Reference: LJSUBSITEMAN

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