Water Mains Supervisor

Our client has an exciting new vacancy for a Water Mains Supervisor to join their established utility services business.

JobTitle: Water Mains Supervisor

Salary: £50,000 per year + car allowance + benefits

Depot: London, E5

Sites: London & South East

About our Client

They are a family run, utility services business which has been in business for 50 years.

They are collaborative to their core, and they have built the business on delivering repeat business with their clients through consistent good performance and a reputation for being easy to deal with.

They listen to their clients, understand their objectives and work hard to deliver for them.

They have a deep understanding of their clients' networks, infrastructure and geography and they have a core competence of working in the Capital.


To supervise construction activities that take place on a day to day basis at various mains renewal sites.

To ensure the successful completion of the works under your supervision, and that all activities undertaken on site are carried out to the highest practicable health, safety, and quality standards.

To ensure that works are delivered to programme delivery dates.

Must Haves

* Must hold a current UK Driving License
* SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme)
* Must hold a current UK Driving License
* EUSR National Water Hygiene
* Confined Space Trained (Desirable)
* NRSWA Supervisor (Essential)

Job Responsibilities


* To ensure current and future work activities are planned and resources (labour, plant, and material) are available.
* Build and develop the team to deliver all aspects of the project requirements.
* Provide, monitor, and control, labour, plant and materials to meet the programme.
* Monitor and instruct Subcontractor and Direct workforce, identifying training requirements and ensuring only trained, competent and authorised persons are completing assigned tasks and operating equipment and plant.
* Ensure delivery of briefings including start of shift, method statements, risk assessments and regular toolbox talks covering appropriate health, safety and environmental issues are recorded and understood by your teams.
* To ensure that works are being undertaken as detailed in the method statement and in accordance with the risk assessment for the task.
* Assist with working method and outputs for production of method statements and programme.
* To ensure that permits are received and completed and that controls
* Ensure accurate, legible, and up to date allocation sheets are recorded and provided at end of shift with delivery tickets and plant returns completed.
* Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors' attendance, and records of work-related discussions with client.
* Ensure that plant, equipment, and vehicle inspections are carried out, and defects are reported immediately.
* Interpret and apply engineering drawings.

Health & Safety

* Under the Health & Safety at Work Act you must take reasonable care of yourself and others who may be affected by your activities at work, must cooperate with J Browne and must not intentionally or recklessly misuse anything provided for your health and safety.
* Ensure that the workplace is organised and planned to minimise or avoid unnecessary manual handling of materials.
* Ensure that the workplace under your supervision is kept tidy and safe access routes for both plant and people are maintained.
* Remain aware of the arrangements implemented with other Contractors and Subcontractors to avoid confusion about areas of responsibility
* Ensure hazardous materials are stored, handled, used and disposed of in accordance with the COSHH assessment.
* Ensure that employees are not required, instructed or permitted to take unnecessary risks, or to undertaken task activities that exceed their capability and capacity.
* Stop any activity which is considered to be unsafe and only allowing to restart when it is safe to do so.
* Report all health and safety incidents, including near misses and injuries, immediately, and assist with any incident investigations.
* Carry out regular safety inspections and implement recommended courses of action as identified from progress monitoring and management inspections.


* Comply with environmental legislation and company procedures.
* Control and monitor site waste.
* Ensure that dust and other nuisance is kept to a minimum.
* Report all environmental incidents immediately and assist with any incident investigations.
* Carry out regular environmental inspections and implement recommended courses of action as identified from progress monitoring and management inspections.


* Monitor quality standards on site ensuring high standard of works to meet the specification requirements 'first time' and minimise rework.
* Identify and report non-conformances.

Next Steps

To apply to our vacancy for a Water Mains Supervisor, please click apply to upload your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Location: London, England
  • Salary: £50000 Per Annum + car allowance + benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Lilium Direct
  • Posted: 07-Mar-2023
  • Posted on: careers4a.com