Facade Manager (Large Main Contractor / Commercial & Residential Project)

CapEx are recruiting on behalf of a major Tier 1 Main Contractor who is seeking a Facade Manager.

The company is a leading building and civil engineering contractor with vast experience across all sectors of the construction industry. They are a nationally recognised contractor with a portfolio of major projects across all sectors of the industry.

Our client is seeking an experienced Facade Manager to assist in the management of a Commercial and Residential Project in the Dublin area.

The Role:

  • Reviewing project / Façade specifications – to ensure subcontractor proposals are in line with Design Team and Client specification.
  • Carrying out technical appraisal of Subcontractors proposals to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Chairing regular façade design coordination meetings with the Design Team and specialist subcontractors through traditional and D&B projects.
  • Ensuring coordination of façade elements across various subcontract packages and oversight of the detailed interface to ensure building air and weather tightness is achieved.
  • Planning and programming the overall façade construction programme from start to finish in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Ensuring that sub-contractors understand the system and have all the up to date and necessary drawings to complete their design, procurement and manufacturing works.
  • Chairing regular façade progress meetings to include reviews on safety, quality, resources, program, site coordination and interface works.
  • Managing the technical submittals, tracking sign off and BCAR approvals process for the façade scope.
  • Managing sample procurement, sign off and testing regimes both off and on site.
  • Ensure compliance with the Employments Requirements and project performance specifications and drawings
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Tracking the procuring of façade materials for project and ensuring all logistics are coordinated with the main construction program
  • Ensuring all SOP’s are met from Design to procurement to installations.
  • Ensuring the project is meeting its core KPI’s including onsite progress vs agreed programme, Procurement, Quality and Health & Safety.
  • Reviewing project specific RAM’s
  • Using BIM field or similar to review project quality and conduct a full check list for each specific system with photographic evidence for BCL and Client records.
  • Using BIM plan or similar to review 2 week “look ahead”  and ensure it does not clash with any other contractors proposed work, this will usually involve creating a contingency plan if weather is forecasted to be a potential delay.
  • Reviewing the façade subcontractor fortnightly program progress droplines with percentage of work completed, along with work inspection records and a progress report.
  • Ensuring that all Safety File and O&M data is compiled in a timely manner for handover to the Clients representative.
  • Ensuring all onsite testing is completed in line with specifications and sign off and snagging is completed in a timely manner.
  • Review and validation of any variations associated with the façade scope.
  • Reviewing variations where appropriate to facade sub-contractor (s) if it is essential but not within their scope of works.
  • Liaising with PM and QS to ensure the facade is delivered within budget and programme.

The Person:

  • Extensive experience in managing facades projects with a proven track record.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at this level, working on similar projects
  • Trade Qualification or Construction related qualification
  • Strong and effective sub-contractor management skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills

The Next Step

To register your interest, or for more information regarding this position or other opportunities, please contact Rob Walsh in confidence

Phone:                  +353 (01) 513 3301

Mobile:                +353 (86) 075 1594

If this role isn’t right for you but you are interested in a confidential discussion about other opportunities, please feel free to contact me anytime to discuss.

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