Site Supervisor (Structures & Landscaping)

Job Details

Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 plus package
Sector: Civil Engineering, Construction, Hospitals
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: SS/CB/SAC/2024


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Sphere Solutions are currently recruiting for a supervisor, to work for a large overseas contractor on the new Velindre Cancer Centre on a permanent contract.

  • Cardiff
  • £45K – £50K + Package

Role Purpose:

The role of Site Supervisor Structures & Landscape will report to the project’s Works Manager. Will be to coordinate construction operations and oversee workers within their package of work. The role holder will be responsible for the day-to-day running of their work package and for ensuring work is carried out safely in accordance with the latest drawings, specifications, and programmes.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Engage with the workforce, supply chain and other stakeholders to assist in achieving both the projects and corporate health and safety targets and objectives.
  • Follow instructions from the Works Manager and report to him.
  • Prepare and provide work permits for daily tasks that may require it.
  • Ensure that those employed on their work packages have the requisite levels of competency to undertake their roles and tasks.
  • Lead supervisory meetings and forums for their own work packages and keep their workforce and supply chain updated with current information and requirements.
  • Provide feedback from the workforce and supply chain to the project’s leadership.
  • Ensure that their work packages are conducted in accordance with the Company’s procedures and standards and that safe systems of work are produced and approved prior to starting work.
  • Manage the use of appropriate plant, tools and equipment, ensuring that it is fit for purpose and inspected, maintained and quarantined as appropriate.
  • Manage the supply chain within their work packages on a daily basis, coordinating their works and interfaces.
  • Ensure that emergency response resources are readily available and that workers understand the requirements of the emergency plans.
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported appropriately, assist with incident investigations and preserve environments, locations or evidence that may be needed for incident investigation.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum experience of 5 years in a similar role;
  • CSCS card – Supervisor (Gold) or Manager (Black)
  • CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection card (if inspecting Basic Scaffolding)
  • CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme SMSTS qualification if involved with supervising Temporary Works:
  • CITB Temporary Works Supervisor qualification
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of the nature and complexity of the work they are being appointed to supervise (e.g. earth support, scaffolding, formwork, falsework, etc).
  • if involved with supervising Lifting Operations: CPCS or NPORS Crane/Lifting Supervisor card
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of the nature and complexity of the lifting operations they are being appointed to supervise (basic, intermediate or complex lifts with tower cranes, mobile cranes or non-cranes (excavators, telehandlers, hoists, MEWPs, etc)).
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of the nature and complexity of the plant and equipment operations they are being appointed to supervise if involved with supervising plant and vehicle movements:
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of the nature and complexity of the types of works at a height they are being appointed to supervise (e.g. on or from scaffolding, hoists, towers, low-level platforms, rope access, etc).

In addition to the above:

  • Ability to assume responsibilities for decision-making on-site
  • Excellent verbal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the relevant structures and civil engineering statutory procedures with particular reference to Health and Safety
  • Proficient with MS Office, in particular Excel.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the Spanish and/or Portuguese Language.
  • Knowledge of the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001
  • Being fully aware of and actively complying with Sacyr’s policies and procedures relevant to your own responsibilities and to corporate policies and procedures including equality, sustainability and the environment, health and safety and data protection

For an informal discussion please call Connor on 07990 569 825 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

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