Mechanical Supervisor

  • Location

    Newbury, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Morson International are working with a key client in the nuclear sector who has an urgent requirement for a Mechanical Supervisor to be based at their site operations in Newbury. This is a longer term contract position and a competitive hourly rate is on offer to a suitably experienced and qualified candidate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reports to the General Foreman or his deputy for all matters relating to quality and safety.
  • Undertake all work as instructed by the General Foreman or his deputy to the requirements of the task documentation (i.e. Method Statement; Construction Plan; Risk Assessments etc.), with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent disturbance to site plant or equipment.
  • Comply in addition to the above-mentioned documents, with all other relevant safety instructions as identified through the General Foreman or his deputy and set to work the supervisors within their charge.
  • Provide a daily report on work performed and any areas where opportunities may be realised or where work is not being delivered to plan with an option to recover any slippages.
  • Attendance at daily and weekly team planning meetings.
  • Perform work whilst avoiding danger to themselves and to others that might be affected by their acts or omissions
  • Report all anomalies, safety hazards, plant damage and specific problems through the General Foreman or his deputy before proceeding further.
  • Refrain from defeating or interfere with, anything provided in the interests of Health and Safety (PPE, fire extinguishers etc.) or environmental protection.
  • Use plant and equipment correctly, and in accordance with training and instruction provided.
  • 'Build only to the Print' in compliance with the requirements of the design intent.
  • Adopt at all times the S*T*A*R*T principle. Stop, Think, Act, Review and Tell whilst engaged on all types of works on site.
  • Support and attend weekly Toolbox Talks on matters of Safety and Company policy.
  • Participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments.
  • Participate in the Pre & Post Job De-Briefs.


  • Site Installation/Maintenance supervisory experience in the Nuclear Industry/Power Generation.
  • Aware of Nuclear Class 1 Installation Requirements and Standards.


  • Have experience working on a building/Construction environment in the role as a supervisor/foreman.
  • Hold relevant CSCS card for their trades/skills.
  • Be prepared to have Compulsory and Random Drugs & Alcohol Testing.
  • Hold valid licences, tickets, authorisations for the roles they have been appointed to.
  • Have carried out Manual Handling training.
  • Are fully conversant with the Health and Safety at work act 1974.
  • Are fit and healthy to undertake Physical/Manual labour.
  • Provide evidence of all qualifications (which must be in date).
  • Have knowledge of CDM regulations

Desirable (any combination of the list below):

  • IOSH Managing safely
  • Lifting Equipment Operator tbc
  • Slingers/Riggers.
  • Banksmen.
  • Forklift truck operator licence.
  • PASMA qualification.
  • Pipe fitting.
  • Cable running.
  • Driving Licence.
  • Electric Pallet truck operator.
  • Pneumatic tug operator. (Master mover) (Training may be provided)
  • Knowledge, experience on Hydraulic systems installation.
  • Able to read installation drawings and follow instructions.
  • Hand tool and power tool competent.
  • Ladder/Stepladder inspection.
  • PAT Tester.
  • Abrasive Wheels.
  • Fire Safety, Fire Watch, Hot works.
  • Loler AP Lifting equipment inspector.
  • Stores/Supplies control.


  • Recognised Training Scheme or Apprenticeship (CITB/Company Training Scheme).