NRSWA Pre-Construction Supervisor

Location West London
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000
Contact name: Lee McCormack

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Job ref: 1494983
Published: 6 months ago

NRSWA Pre-Construction Supervisor
Potters Bar / West London (Anywhere within the M4 Corridor)
£40,000 - £45,000 


  • 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 across the power, telecoms, gas, and water sectors.

They are now recruiting for two experienced and accredited NRSWA Pre-Construction Supervisors who live within the corridor of the M4, local to West London.


  • NRSWA Desirable.

  • Ideally EHV experience or HV with gas or water experience.

  • Used to carrying out very deep excavation.

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

  • CSCS Card for the appropriate level of responsibility/competency.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in utilities.

  • Full UK Driving License

  • HSG47 awareness.

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


  • As a percentage, around 75% of the pre-construction role is site-based so you will need to have around 5 years site-based experience and be able to deal with 3rd parties confidently in addition to ideally Traffic Management experience and liaising with councils.

  • NRSWA (street works) Supervisory experience is paramount so you will need not just to have the units which cover signing, lighting and guarding but also reinstatement & backfill and ideally deep excavation.

  • Working in the Pre-Construction Department (Power) predominantly planning and designing cable routes, customer connections and managing feasibility studies/reports.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Support and assist the multiple surveys/feasibility studies (the number assigned will be subject to value, duration and complexity) and effective deployment of resources to ensure works are delivered incident-free, in compliance with company policy and procedures, to programme and within budget.

  • Continuous development of client and supply chain partner relationships and, where identified, implementation of cost-effective innovations to the business.

  • The role will require an active involvement in supporting the pre-construction department and the tendering/estimation process in the preparation of both tender and construction programmes requiring liaison with Estimators and Surveyors to provide operational and technical support in the compilation of bids and feasibility studies.


  • Assist in feasibility studies surveys/reports

  • Supporting the pre-construction/bid team at the tender stage, providing them with route surveys, paving schedules and tender programmes.

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

  • Encourage the reporting of near misses.

  • Promotion and implementation of SQE policies and procedures.

  • Participation in the delivery of site safety briefings and toolbox talks

  • Production of reports, presentations and drawings/designs as required

  • Preparation of Job Packs from site surveys for preparation of private wayleaves documents.

  • Cable pack design -Straight Line Diagrams, Public Infrastructure Access Documentation.

  • Creating a register of Special Engineering Difficulties (SEDs) and liaising with necessary Authorities to agree on working methods and procedures.

  • Support of Scope of Works Method Statements and Risk Assessments.

  • Preparing, updating and inputting information to MS Project Reports.

  • Other aspects of the department are necessary for the successful completion of a project.

  • Liaison with Highways Authorities, Clients and their clients, Utilities Representatives and internal colleagues.

  • Compliance with all company Policies & Procedures.

  • Actively promote a diverse & Inclusive working environment.