Civils Supervisor

Plus car with good career potential
22 Feb 2012
21 Mar 2012
Job Type

Term Maintenance Senior Supervisor. Civils contractor, for Term Maintenance Contract work. Dynamic and enthusiastic individual needed. Work is throughout Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire; includes winter maintenance programme. Permanent position.


Term Maintenance Senior Supervisor. This role has become available following internal promotion. The successful candidate is likely to be seeking a career path that will see their efforts rewarded both in the short and long term. Ambition, drive, motivation and a desire to succeed are all ingredients to your success. You must be able to deal with people at all levels whilst representing the company in a professional manner.


Mobility is essential, so a current driving licence is required. You will cover a number of the schemes which are Local Authority awarded works and involve both new and refurbishment elements. Roads, Paving, Drainage, Hard and Soft Landscaping or related schemes experience essential.


Qualified to NRSWA, with SMSTS and First Aid certification, a good knowledge of all aspects of Roads and Highways construction is an advantage. The Projects are either side of the M4 and you must live within 30-45 minutes travel of the Swindon/Reading axis.

Ideally you will have a high degree of site management capability, coupled with a proven track record of delivering both highway and “A” road surfacing projects. Your role will involve managing multiple tasks/projects. Good oral and written English is essential; with computer literacy and administrative skills expected. A background in asphalt laying and road construction is essential. The successful candidate will to demonstrate a reasonable level of commercial awareness and be comfortable developing risk assessments and project plans. Your background will probably demonstrate considerable time “on the tools, learning the game”.


The Projects involve working in public areas whereby you will be involved in capital maintenance works/general maintenance and soft landscaping works. You will need to demonstrate previous experience in working for a Contractor and running these schemes on your own.


The Position offers tremendous scope for the successful candidate to develop their managerial skills and work towards a full contracts management career.

You will:

  • Manage and control live projects in line with the Company’s Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Procedures.
  • Manage projects on a day to day basis having regard to Commercial and Contractual requirements.
  • Be able to adequately plan, programme subcontractors and direct labour and plant to carry out the works.
  • Be the main point of contact for the Client and their representatives.
  • Supervise and co-ordinate the contract Supervision of directly employed and subcontract labour.
  • Collect and present measurement information to justify valuations.
  • Represent the contractor in a professional manner.


    Experience and Qualifications. At least 5 years in the UK in an equivalent role, ideally with a recognised Civils contractor. You must have a current Driving Licence, CSCS Site Supervisor essential (Gold card); SMSTS and NRSWA are ideal. Good HSEQ awareness is essential.


    Remuneration. A permanent role is offered, with a salary of £30 – £35,000, overtime, car and package commensurate with an established and growing contractor.