Civils Site Supervisor (Power Utilities)

Location Potters Bar
Discipline: Telecoms & Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60,000
Contact name: Lee McCormack

Contact email:
Job ref: 1444618
Published: 9 months ago

(Power Utilities) Civils Site Supervisor
Potters Bar: London & Home Counties
£50,000 - £60,000 


  • Enhanced annual leave entitlement 28 days + Bank Holidays (36 days in total)

  • Overtime ( 1.5 )

  • Health Cash Plan

  • Private company pension scheme

  • Professional development support

  • Employee Assist Programme

  • Discount and cashback scheme

Our client is a multi-utilities contractor group of companies that are now looking to appoint an experienced Civils Site Supervisor in their Power Utilities division.


  • As part of the Power Major Projects Team, reporting directly to the Project Manager, the purpose of this role is to always act as a company ambassador, demonstrating and delivering the company Vision & Values, and always upholding the company’s good reputation.

  • To oversee day-to-day operations of the teams to ensure the smooth running of the civils and cabling works on specifically assigned projects and/or work streams associated with Framework Contracts providing services to the Electricity Supply Industry predominately up to 132Kv, but also 275 and 400kv.

  • To manage and ensure the efficient and economic use of resources, materials, transport, plant, and equipment to its best potential.

  • To maintain a safe working environment in compliance with all current Legislation, maintaining the highest standards of workmanship.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • The Site Supervisor will be responsible for the Supervision of civils, cabling, HDD, Scaffold and Jointing teams and effective deployment of resources to ensure works are delivered incident-free, in compliance with company policy and procedures, client specifications and standards, to programme and within budget.

  • Continuous development of client and supply chain partner relationships.


  • Ensuring full compliance with current legislation, and relevant specifications are achieved by you and all teams under your control and all company policies & procedures are adhered to.

  • Promotion and implementation of SHEQ policies and procedures. Implement zero harm/occupational initiatives while striving for continuous improvement.

  • Ensuring delivery of site safety briefings and toolbox talks as required.

  • Ensure that all health safety quality and environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place, monitored, and updated as required.

  • Encourage the reporting of Hazards and Near Misses

  • Conduct weekly Safety and Quality audits, and ensure all corrective actions are dealt with in a timely manner.

  • Assist with the management of recruitment, training, competence, and performance management of the work teams.

  • Assist where required with any investigations / HR matters relating to any works under your control.

  • Developing good working relationships with the Project Team, internal departments, and all stakeholders.

  • Always ensure effective Supervision of the work teams and workloads.

  • Assist, where required with any complaints, and ensure these are handled in line with company policy/procedures.

  • Ensuring all information submissions are of a high standard (Daily Work Sheets, Data collection, Quality sheets etc.).

  • Ensure all work under your control is delivered in line with Contractual agreements/specifications and agreed KPIs, and to company high standards.

  • Ensure all site records are to the highest standard and passed to the Project Manager for filing correctly.

  • Always communicate respectfully and politely to work colleagues and all stakeholders.

  • Assist with the management of all operational aspects of specific projects and activities ensuring on-time delivery, within planned costs, to the specifications and drawings to the agreed standard.

  • Take ownership of the works under your control.

  • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure successful planning of the sequence of the work, establishment of key dates and the workforce required by the project works.

  • Work closely with the Streetworks team with regards to Permit / Section 50 applications / TTROs, Bus stop/Parking suspensions etc.

  • Monitor and ensure that the work of direct and subcontract resources is being carried out to specification and program, ensuring that defects are remedied where applicable.

  • Attainment of relevant targets and business goals, maximizing contract profitability.

  • Proactively identifying and resolving mitigated project delivery issues with the Project Manager

  • Any other appropriate duties as required on a contract/project basis or required by senior management to meet the requirements of the business.


  • Minimum 2 years in a similar role.

  • Proven experience within the Power/Utilities industry.

  • Experience in managing diverse teams/workforce.

  • Experience of working on-site and in an office environment.

  • CITB or equivalent in site safety management (SSSTS).

  • EUSR Power.


  • Competent in the use of MS Word, Excel, Project and Office Outlook.

  • Temporary Works Supervisor.

  • First Aid.

  • Fire Marshall.

  • Full Driving license.