Works Supervisor

April 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Works Supervisor

Works Supervisor

Location: Bridgnorth

Kier Local Highways are looking to recruit a Works Supervisor to join the Shropshire Council highways maintenance contract.

Job Purpose:

Site or Depot based in Shropshire. Working together with the Area Manager, is responsible for the day-to-day management of gangs and sub-contractors. - Involved in the programming of works and the effective utilisation of resources to meet those programmes.- Implementation and monitoring of health, safety, quality and performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • General site/depot supervision, including completion of records as required, including the day-to-day organising of labour.
  • Supervision an organising the site/depot and managing all safety and operational housekeeping within the site/depot boundaries
  • Organising labour, plant and calling off materials for the work
  • Corresponding with Client/Consultant/The Public and other colleagues to seek resolution of any issues.
  • Ensure utilisation and productivity levels are maintained and exceeded.
  • Ensure familiarity &effective use of the Confirm System.
  • Ensure works packs are produced and verified prior to works commencing.
  • Responsible for briefing out of works packs
  • Ensure returned information is accurately recorded in Confirm
  • Manage performance improvement on the contract via Kier processes.
  • Proactively participate in any required review meetings.
  • Maximise utilisation of labour, plant & resources.
  • Assist with scope as required
  • Ensure that cost is controlled and that income is maximised.
  • Be proactive in recording Non-conformances. Take action as required to reduce NCR's.
  • Recognise and contribute to the processes that form the IMS
  • All Health and Safety issues on site, completion of paperwork for records.
  • Undertake site inspections as required
  • To ensure all work comply with relevant environmental legislation and that recycling takes place whenever possible.
  • Ensure all works are carried out in accordance with Kier SHEMS
  • Responsible for depot PMR`s
  • Foster good employee relations, ensuring that team members are properly trained and developed to make their best contribution.
  • Ensure effective people management practices are carried out across the area in line with Company procedure (team brief, tool box talks, appraisals, disciplinary, grievance, managing performance etc).
  • Participate in Emergency and Winter Standby
  • Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • To have a certificate in Site Safety Management (attended 5 day course - SSSTS)
  • Experience in construction and Highways environment
  • Experience in Highways Maintenance at a supervisory level
  • Commercial awareness
  • Must be able to drive
  • Must be computer literate and have good written and numerical skills
  • NRSWA Supervisor card

  • Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Fleet Management
  • Knowledge of O Licence compliance
  • LGV licence and City and Guilds 6159

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