• Supervisor (Civils)

    Job Locations UK-Berkshire-Berkshire
    Posted Date 3 months ago(27/02/2018 17:13)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain have been contracted for the design and build of a facility near Reading.  The scope of works for this project will include Programme Management, Construction, Building Services (M&E), Instrumentation and Control Systems and various external works.


    The position of Supervisor (Civils) will be responsible management of the site and the supply chain to meet the time and quality demands of the programme.


    Potential candidates for this role must be able to obtain and retain Security Clearance to be able to be considered.

    What will I be doing?

    • Manage the Safety and Environmental within the Construction Area.
    • Undertake PC duties and responsibilities
    • Undertake weekly / monthly SHE reviews with all suppliers and specialists
    • Assist in readiness for the Costain Scored Inspection monthly reviews
    • Deliver start of shift regular tool box talk briefings to the site team covering appropriate Health, Safety and Environmental issues and ensure records of the briefings are maintained
    • Plan and assist Project Management team in determining best avenue of works, advising on specialists strengths and concerns
    • Be fully conversant with specialists’ contract conditions and attendances
    • Review programme on a daily basis and assist the PM in identifying opportunities
    • Record resources and monitor outputs against programme
    • Coordinate a range of service providers within a defined area
    • Integrate with the Clients delivery team
    • Review on a daily basis outputs achieved and report to the Works and Superintendent team
    • Ensure a quality product is delivered
    • Ensure only adequately trained and experienced operatives are engaged on site to deliver the works

    About you

    The project consists of Logistics external Civil works, M&E Services, high security general building, Lifting beams and Gantries and installation of client’s equipment the role would be suitable to candidates with a background of delivering major construction engineering projects.  


    • An ability to work in a partnering environment with the client
    • Good skills in managing and mentoring less experienced staff
    • To be able to show leadership and ownership of the tasks required for a safe predictable high quality project
    • SMSTS / SSSTS accreditation
    • Man management experience of multi-disciplined contractors
    • Ability of lead , direct and motivate other teams and suppliers

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


    At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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