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Electrical Supervisor

  • Salary: £200 - £380 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Gatwick, West Sussex
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 02/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381058A

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To ensure that all activities and equipment on the installation site meets all applicable SHEQ standards.

This role is required to undertake the supervision of the electrical installation activities. The responsibilities include assisting the site manager in keeping the site a safe environment and to ensure work is completed in line with quality standards and the project's programme of work


  1. Attend all 'buildabilities' and use experience and knowledge from previous roles to identify the best methods of installation.
  2. Responsible for the review of electrical detail within the method statements and risk assessments and for ensuring that electrical registers are in place for isolations.
  3. Provide assistance to the procurement department to ensure that plant equipment ordered for the works is of the correct specification (i.e. Test equipment, podiums and Jacks)
  4. Responsible for ensuring that registers are in place for plant and equipment checks.
  5. Ensure that any allocated electrical issues are dealt with and the impact assessed with the Site Manager/Site Engineer before communicating updates to the site team.
  6. Assist the design team on site carrying out surveys and ensure that they are working in accordance with the project and safe systems of work.
  7. Responsible for ensuring that the electrical installation is completed to achieve the gateways for energisation of the system and handover.
  8. Be responsible for the snagging (close out) process and ensure that prior to a SAT being undertaken all relevant items are resolved.
  9. Responsible for electrical (red line) 'as built' documentation.
  10. Participate in weekly site safety walks and complete a report.
  11. Deputise for other site electrical/mechanical supervisors in their absence.
  12. Participate in lessons learned meetings for all completed work packs, ensuring that allocated issues found during the project are resolved.
  13. Perform other duties as considered appropriate by the Installations Manager.
  14. Assist with the technical detail required within method statements.
  15. Inspection of installed plant and documentation prior to setting to work and commissioning
  16. To work with the Site Planner to plan in detail site activities, to ensure these activities are executed in a safe and timely way and meet the agreed project quality plan.
  17. Ability to read the programme and ensure that equipment is delivered to site at the required times.
  18. Assist commissioning engineers working on site.
  19. On completion of workpacks assist the site manager with the client familiarisation training to ensure successful handover to the end user.
  20. Produce Shift reports and attending meetings as required


  • PC Literacy particularly the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Ability to plan and organise multiple workload requirements
  • Ability to prioritise work load and deliver to set deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Have a methodical way of working
  • Excellent written and numeracy skills
  • Excellent IT skills (including those listed above)
  • Able to work as part of a team when required but equally able to work without team support when needed
  • Ability to be a Self-Starter
  • Able to manage and co-ordinate working groups consisting of people from differing elements and levels within their organisations


  • Extensive knowledge of conveyor / automation operational processes
  • Knowledge of electrical installation practices and safe systems of work
  • Able to read electrical drawings
  • A good understanding of design processes and the implantation of the design onto an operational site.


  • Experience of working with Project teams and an understanding of the project management process
  • Facilitation of process development and review workshops and team briefs
  • Experience in working with a diverse range of specialist team members
  • Experience of HAL/GAL document management process and procedures including the use of Documentum would be an advantage
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • 17th Edition C&G 2382-10
  • CSCS Supervisor Level
  • Working within an ISO 9001 Environment
  • Electrical setting to work i.e. power up, I/O Testing & Fault Finding.


  • NVQ level 3 in Engineering Craftsmanship or similar
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