Mechanical No1 Site Supervisor

We are looking to recruit a Mechanical No1 Site Supervisor. You would need previous industrial / commercial experience in supervising project packages of around £5m-£10m and doing so as the No1 (i.e. Senior) Site Supervisor for the Mechanical Services package.
We have project for an immediate start, which is in North Wales. A willingness to work away from home Mon-Fri is essential.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Position: Site Supervisor (Non-Working)
Pillar: Projects (MEP – Commercial & Industrial)
Assignment: Permanent
Line Manager: Contracts Supervisor/Manager
Reports: Varies (by site)
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Site Based (lodging away)

 

Essential Skills / Qualifications / Attributes:

  • Min 5years MEP on site supervision experience as non-working supervisor on fast pace commercial & industrial projects.
  • Time served experienced City & Guilds qualified Engineer with minimum relevant NVQ3 (or equal) in relevant discipline (M or E).
  • Solid experience in running teams on site including site works planning/co-ordination, and driving programme on fast paced sites.
  • Practical time-served hands-on competence in mechanical installation, commissioning, and sub-contractor management.
  • Confident communicator with experience in client/main contractor facing role and supervising in-house and sub-contract teams.
  • Ability to motivate site teams positively, inspiring trust and confidence through competence to ensure we deliver for customers.
  • Calm under pressure, pragmatic and logical in approach to plan what is needed and get the job done properly and promptly.
  • Good eye for detail, and stickler for quality, organised and excellent site record keeping and ensuring close out of all tasks.
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office Applications. (Most records are held in real time on the cloud – computer literacy essential).
  • Customer focussed – willing to go the extra mile to consistently deliver an excellent Customer experience by delivering on promises and ensuring timely and proper close out of all commitments made by, or on behalf of, the Company.
  • Sound commercial awareness, with good understanding of the importance of meeting agreed deadlines and keeping good records.
  • Safe pair of hands. Good awareness/foresight “early senses”. Approach to any disputes is always timely, honourable, firm, and fair.
  • Highly organised and driven individual committed to delivering excellence through great teamwork, sound decision making, and clear and timely communications.
  • Willingness to lodge away from home 4-5nights per week (usual format is on site Mon-Fri with return home weekends).
  • Valid UK car driving licence and own vehicle (business miles are reimbursed).
  • Alignment with our company values.

 

Desirable Skills / Attributes:

  • SSSTS or SMSTS (CITB) certification.
  • PASMA, MEWP, Asbestos (non-licenced), First Aid at Work, Unvented HW, Scaffold Inspection, Manual Handling, etc.
  • Used to following ISO-9001 quality management processes and managing the co-ordination of site QA.
  • Pro-active in helping develop improvements, including efficient project delivery, sustainability and waste reduction as well as HSEQ.

 

General Statement:

The role requires a can-do, hands-on, pro-active approach and a tenacious, organised, character that is focussed on sustainable business success, while operating within our FIT values. It requires leadership qualities that will support and develop the already positive culture of the wider team to deliver at the highest possible level for stakeholders. This is a role that requires a capable team player who can confidently engage and negotiate at all levels internally and externally, inspiring confidence with colleagues, customers and supply chain.

Duties:

  1. To supervise & manage our in-house and sub-contract teams on site and act as the day-to-day co-ordination contact between our site teams, other trades, the office, and as required also the client/main/principal contractor.
  2. Plan ahead and keep the contract management team informed of progress, changes, and foreseeable issues etc.
  3. Ensure materials required for the works are procured and received in good time, and that all on site materials are stored securely and in an organised/controlled manner that protects them from damage/theft/loss.
  4. To attend site meetings as required, provide updates alongside the PM, and to ensure respective actions are closed out promptly.
  5. Co-ordinate the site works day to day, and working with the management team ensure safety, quality, time, and cost is well managed.
  6. Ensure all relevant procedures are followed, maintain site records, and assist with site auditing requirements.
  7. Act as point of contact for our site visitors as required.
  8. To ensure all installations are completed in accordance with the latest drawing/specification revisions and relevant standards.
  9. To ensure all QA/ITP requirements are met and relevant notices are raised at the appropriate time, and stage sign offs are achieved as applicable.
  10. To ensure the department enhances the professional offer of the whole company, and its culture is in step with the company values.
  11. Relying on their own experience, but also where necessary drawing on the experience, and knowledge that exists within other departments, ensure a consistently high quality and responsive service to all customers.
  12. To provide technical practical mechanical engineering support/guidance to our teams as required to overcome problems.
  13. To ensure any changes/deviations are first agreed with the management team, and that as fitted information is properly recorded.
  14. To assist in ensuring project handovers are prepared for and completed properly.
  15. To provide post-completion defects response support as may be required from time to time.

 

Background Information:

The company provides commercial and industrial building services contracting at scale (M + E), together with service, maintenance, and breakdown support for the same, see www.kimpton.co.uk. The team operates nationally on a design, supply, and fix basis. Projects are undertaken both for private and public organisations of various size in the commercial and industrial arena with a variety of high profile and Tier 1 clients.
 

How to apply

Please send your cv and a covering letter to vacancies@kimpton.co.uk

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