Civils Supervisor

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Washington, Tyne & Wear

Salary: Up to £45k per annum

Benefits: Car or car allowance & pension

Hours of Work: Full time

Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

The client is a UK gas and energy engineering specialist offering design, build and maintenance on critical national infrastructure for the UK gas asset owners. The client provides a comprehensive range of water infrastructure services covering all aspects of pipeline networks including investigation, design, planning infrastructure maintenance, mains rehabilitation, new connections, metering and repairs. Fixed Line Telecoms provide construction of networks including cabling, splicing and testing on networks.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the day-to-day Supervision of The Civils Teams on the fixed line telecoms.

  • The individual will have responsibility for site management, ensuring the clients requirements are met whilst working in line with the company health & safety, quality and customer satisfaction.

  • Management of construction activities:

  • Safety. Ensuring site standards maintained, assisting risk assessment, accident investigation, site instructions and inspections.

  • Production. Working to programme.

  • Quality. Ensuring standards of workmanship maintained. Ensure completion of quality records, continuity of process-capability

  • Problem solving / trouble shooting

Liaison with Health & Safety Teams

  • Working together to improve standards through joint site inspections and reviews of site monitoring results

  • Dealing with improvement notices

Liaison with Operatives

  • Working together to ensure safety, quality and environmental standard are achieved

  • Dealing with actions from technical audits

  • Development / maintenance of competency levels

Liaison with Client Representatives

  • Progress meetings

  • Day to day

  • Liaison with local authorities & other bodies in connection with site activities

Management of Site Personnel:

  • Recruitment

  • Disciplinary

  • Manpower planning

  • Communication

  • Man-management

  • Control of plant, equipment and materials


  • Documentation. Quality records, as laid information, timesheets, work records etc

  • Any other duties reasonably assigned.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Understanding of the installation of City Fibre network

  • NRSWA (Supervisors)

  • Supervisory Management training


  • Extensive experience of working on telecommunications

  • Full UK driving license

  • Experience of managing contractors (advantageous)

  • Thrive within our values and culture of relentlessly striving to excellence through;

  • Doing the right thing

  • Raising the bar

  • Positive attitude and energetic pace

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Integrity

  • Ability to make things happen – starter/finisher

  • Tact and the ability to deal with difficult situations

  • I.T literate particularly Microsoft Office and Excel

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

  • Team player, but also comfortable working alone

  • Understands the need for respect, sensitivity and discretion in a public facing role

  • Some flexibility of working hours may be required

  • Self-Motivated, enthusiastic and calm under pressure


Contact for this job: Lisa Doyle

Method of application: CV

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