Engineering Site Supervisor - South Africa

Job Title: Engineering Site Supervisor - South Africa
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Airport Industria
Salary: Market Related
Start Date: 2019-08-08 00:00:00
Reference: ALE/TP/72318/5163
Contact Name: Nicole Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 12:21

Job Description


ALE is the abbreviation for “Abnormal Load Engineering”. Our engineers are at the heart of our business, and are critical to our continued success. 

As an Engineering Site Supervisor in ALE SA you will be tasked to do project planning and report back to the Project Manager frequently. Supervise your team, and deal with the any HR issues when they arise. Communication is key in the position, and it will also require to talk to clients. You will also be required to make sure that your team fulfills ALE’s HSQE requirements. You will spend most of your time on site, traveling as and how the projects require.

If you’re looking for a role that provides variety, then look no further.

Main responsibilities





ConConduct HSQE audits

HSQE Project Audits

Ensure all equipment (Rigging, vehicles etc.) are inspected and tested, ready to use with the needed certificates available.

Ensure that team stays within the legal amount of overtime.

Capture HSQE observations

Keep his team safe, and adhering to the safety rules.

Able to create a project specific risk assessments.

Ensure your team is aware of the execution method to follow (Method Statements)

Ensure your team is aware of the risk involved with the work they are executing (Risk Assessments) 

Be one step ahead of the operations. (By the end of the day, you need to know what must happen the next day, and who will do it with what equipment)

Toolbox talk ready for next day & DSTI’s

Monitoring and plan overtime to ensure the work for the week can be completed. 




Complete a record of daily events, and send it to the PM / Client

Give feedback on the suitability of engineering documents

Ensure that the Method of Change procedure is followed correctly & records are kept & sent to the correct people.

Give feedback to the PM / relevant party if there is a change to the original project plan.

Report any equipment which were damaged / stolen on the project.

Review and sign-off of timesheets

Sort out payroll issues with in his team

Discipline his team when need be


Oversee all operational work, including but not limited to;


Transport activities

Rigging activities

Gantry activities

Jacking activities

Skidding activities

Crane activities

About the company


ALE is a leading provider of heavy lifting and transportation solutions to a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining.  We work with clients both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions.  Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges. The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.


To be the industry leader in Africa, delivering projects exceeding stake holder expectations by accepting nothing less than excellence, based on a foundation of ethics, pride, teamwork and an enabling environment where talented people can excel!