Works Superintendent

Posted 2 weeks ago by Balfour Beatty UK


About the role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Works Superintendent to join our construction teams on the Argyll Multi-Substation project. Key responsibilities will include: Taking on overall responsibility to provide management, leadership and control of a multi-disciplinary team for the Foremen, General Foreman and Labour required for the management and control of the site works. This includes ensuring appropriate supervision of subcontractors and direct workforce, also that the right level and appropriate resources are used for the design and construction of three indoor substations, including the associated earthworks, drainage, access tracks, structures and utilities, situated between Lochgilphead and Inverary in the West of Scotland. 

What you'll be doing

• Ensuring works are carried out in accordance with H&S legislation and approved RAMS

• Promote and implement Zero Harm and any behavioural safety initiatives

• Keep up to date with changes in legislation and company procedures and cascade information to the team

• Ensuring all daily checks and other records are completed

• Ensure that the right level of resources are on site with the appropriate competence and managed to meet the programme

• Ensure that the ordering and management of site plant and tools is efficient

• Awareness of environmental issues and controls and ensuring that specific project controls are in place.

• Ensuring that Site Inductions, Daily Briefings, Tool Box Talks, Short Interval Control meetings and task Safety Briefings are carried out to a high standard, are succinct and appropriate

• Ensure HSEQ procedures are followed

• Involved in planning and monitoring the programme of site works

• Logistics management

• Ensure that materials are ordered and managed to minimise wastage

• Ensure that quality control is implemented

• Ensure fully comprehensive daily records are produced

• Provide any reports or investigations required and implement improvements as appropriate

• Ensure that all supervisors are briefed and understand company policies

• Ensure Black Hat assessments are carried out on all site supervisors

• Work with the site teams to develop programmes and monitor as necessary

Who we're looking for

• Experience in the rail and highway environment

• Hold a Sentinel PTS card

• You will have a good experience of managing a variety of works with both direct and subcontract workforce.

• Excellent Health & Safety awareness with a demonstrable record of managing sites with an outstanding safety record.

• Understanding the principles of Zero Harm and the passion and determination to ensure the highest standards are achieved.

• Develop and maintain relationships with Clients and Stakeholders.

• Good communication skills with the ability to think and act decisively

• Experience and knowledge of M&E works would be an advantage

Why work for us

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn’t rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package that’s right for you and your life.

Here are some of our key benefits:

  • Competitive base salary relevant to your role
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times
  • Life cover
  • 25 days annual holiday leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Company car / car allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to company share incentive scheme
  • 16 hours / two days fully paid volunteer time
  • Plus a wide range of voluntary benefits, customised to your preference

About us

From Dunfermline’s tramways in 1909 to highland hospitals today, Balfour Beatty has been trusted for over a century to deliver the complex and critical infrastructure and iconic buildings Scotland relies on.

We have the people, knowledge and experience to safely deliver projects right first time, maximising value for money and ensuring a positive social impact and inclusive economic growth for local communities.

Our award-winning sustainable projects, including active travel, Passivhaus and retrofit, demonstrate our commitment to supporting Scotland’s transition towards net zero in the built environment.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit (url removed)/diversityandinclusion

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://(url removed)/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all.  If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: (url removed)

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