Instalcom are looking for a Front Line Manager to join our team for a project we have in the Reading area:

The purpose of the role: 

  • Provides functional leadership for all construction phase activities within the Integrated Project Teams promoting Health, Safety, Environmental and construction best practice as well as co-ordinating construction resources across the projects in close liaison with the Area Construction Managers.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Overall management of project teams during the construction and installation phase of the project.
  • Co-ordination of constructability input during solutions identification and development (SID) phase.
  • Co-ordination and allocation of construction staff to projects ensuring that appropriate construction and installation staff are appointed to individual projects: based on experience, skills and knowledge.
  • Liaises with the Area Construction Managers & HR Department to ensure that the construction resource pool is an appropriate size, with an appropriate blend of skill-sets, for the projected workload.
  • Overall management of construction resources including Labour, Plant and Materials.
  • Overall performance management of subcontractors.
  • Identify discipline specific technical issues and feedback to the detail design team for resolution.
  • Ensures that the construction and installation teams are accountable for their performance against agreed schedules and man-hour budgets.
  • Ensures that all construction and installation activities are carried out in accordance with Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Ensures that the duties of the Principal Contractor are discharged in accordance with the CDM Regulations.
  • Overall authorisation of Project Construction Phase Health and Safety Plans.
  • Ensures that all temporary and permanent construction and installation activities are carried out in accordance with agreed quality procedures.
  • Interfaces with the all other functional leaders within Instalcom to facilitate successful development of the project from solution stage constructability through construction, installation, commissioning and handover to the client.
  • Ensures that the construction teams proactively manage knowledge to facilitate feedback and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure regular input from the Project Co-ordinator is gained on third party, environmental and public relations issues.
  • Overall responsibility for the Construction & Installation (Execution & Control) phase of all projects.

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstration of knowledge and practical application of Site Construction activities.
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card – Manager – Platinum, Black, Experienced Supervisor or Manager.



  • CITB 5 Day SMSTS
  • Environmental Awareness & Management
  • CDM Awareness
  • Behavioural Safety
  • LV- 132KV electrical installation knowledge
  • NRSWA supervisor


  • IOSH managing Safety
  • Quality Management
  • First Aid
  • Substation entry
  • Deep excavation
  • Confined spaces

The remuneration package for this position is competitive and depends on the skills/ experience of the candidate.

Application: please send all applications to