Senior Supervisor

Location: Kidlington, Oxfordshire Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals Type: Permanent
Contact: Emma Puddick Job Published: 28 days ago

Senior Supervisor - Thames Water
Salary: £37000 + benefits
Type: Permanent

Main Purpose of Senior Supervisor Role:

To manage, monitor and resource, for which responsibility has been given, either directly or indirectly, to maximise production, profit and control costs, in accordance with pre-determined Health, Safety and Environment regulations.
Maintain quality workmanship of the jobs in progress, and demonstrate an understanding of all aspects of the IA activities.

Accountability for the Senior Supervisor:

The post holder will be responsible to the Assistant District Manager/Assistant Site Manager, or immediate Line Manager.
The post holder will be responsible for a number of members of supporting staff.

Main Duties and Responsibilities for the Senior Supervisor:

This will include the management and resourcing of allocated jobs to maximise production and monitor quality of work in progress by:

  • Maintaining good working relationships and close liaison with clients and members of the public.
  • Dealing with health, safety and environment issues.
  • Manage human resources issues, including staff training.
  • Manage company vehicles plant and equipment.
  • Deal with customer care issues promptly.
  • Ensure high standard of quality of work is maintained from the supporting staff.
  • Controlling overtime, petty cash and wages payments.
  • Carrying out pre, current and post contract management.
  • Monitoring overall contract performance.
  • This list is not inclusive or exhaustive and other duties will be expected to be carried out that fall within the capabilities of the role. ( Like Stand-By )
  • Flexible approach to work in order to meet business needs

Other Duties:

  • Set a good example to all employees.
  • Ensure compliance with all IA controlled documents including IA procedures.

Essential Attributes For the Senior Supervisor:

  • Experience of management of Utilities Works (Water Industry).
  • Technical construction knowledge.
  • Ability to analyse problems and offer solutions.
  • Ability to manage people and resources to reach the successful completion of the projects for which the post holder is responsible.
  • Leadership and responsibility
  • Experience of working within a team.
  • Experience of working in the Water Industry.
  • Experience of managing construction works.
  • Minimum of 4-years relevant experience in the industry.
  • Ability to motivate people to reach common goals.
  • Be well presented when dealing with clients.
  • Good negotiator.
  • Good team player.
  • NRSWA Units 2 and 10 or equivalent
  • H&S Awareness
  • A drive to succeed


Holder of relevant vocational qualifications.
General Attributes

  • Able to commit to the concept that Health, Safety and Environment are the number one priority for the Organisation and the individual.
  • Able to commit to the concept of Equal Opportunity in employment.
  • Full and Valid Drivers Licence.

If you are interested please get in touch as they will get you started ASAP.

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