Construction Supervisor

  • Location

    England, England

  • Sector:

    Construction Engineer

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  • Contact:

    John O'Connor

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Assists in the setting up and administration of the site organisation for an assigned construction area, section, plant complete project or specific project.

Studies and becomes familiar with the relevant contract drawings, scope of work, specifications and man-hour estimates, materials and equipment schedules.

Assesses contractual requirements in conjunction with the sub-contract administrator and ensures that the Subcontractors staff concerned are aware of their responsibilities for workmanship and the standards of quality expected.

Co-ordinates and controls the activities of sub-contractors supervisory staff, ensures effective communication such that they are all always fully informed on their duties thereby enabling effective control of subcontractors.

Co-ordinates and controls the activities of the Jacobs fieldwork team including:

Work packaging

Method statements and risk assessments

Workface planning (in conjunction with the Planner)

Progress measurement and forecasting

Evaluation/recommendation of corrective measures (in conjunction with the CM)

Have a working knowledge of all Safety Legislation in force and associated responsibilities including but not limited to:

Jacobs/Client Induction

Permits to work

CDM Regulations

Assessing and approving Method Statements

COSHH requirements

Implements the Construction Safety Plan


Complies with the construction methods, procedures and practices particularly those relating to quality assurance, safety and statutory requirements.

Ensures that the assigned work is constructed to approved for construction drawings, specification and applicable standards, whilst adhering to good construction practices.

Checks that the Subcontractors Daily Returns and their assessments of progress are completed promptly and reliably.

Complies fully and in all aspects with the applicable Quality Control procedures and maintains, whenever so empowered, special regard to the imposed responsibilities as an authorised signatory of QC/Validation documentation.

Ensures that full and proper records are kept in respect of testing and inspection activities.

Answers technical queries from subcontractors so that work can continue unhindered, where necessary calling on advice or guidance from senior site staff or ensuring information is requested from the HO engineering department.

Ensures the use of correct materials and consumables.

Understand the significance of allowing subcontractors to undertake additional work without first reviewing the contractual and cost implications, ensures adherence to the procedures for technical queries, non-conformity notices and authorisation for extra work.

Maintains commercial awareness at all times.

Maintains an awareness of the general welfare of staff and labour whilst on site. Ensures effective communication such that they are always aware and fully informed of their duties, changes in policy or site rules and that they are aware of and understand all rules and procedures affecting their employment and their own work.

Assists the CM in ensuring that sub-contractors comply with their relevant collective agreement.

Maintains good working relations with all parties, including the client, and upholds discipline with the site supervision at all times.

Liaises closely with the Planning Engineer in determining acceptability of target dates, the manpower and staff needs, co-ordination of the work programme in relation to individual trades, and requirements for materials.