Site Supervisor - Rail Civils

Job Description

Job Title: Site Supervisor - Rail Civils

Location: All Locations
(Need to be flexible to travel to Belfast when required)

Compensation: £37,703 plus Roster Premium, Overtime + Benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF43983

Be where you matter

At Babcock, we're creating a safe and secure world, together - and you can play your part. As a Site Supervisor - Civils, you'll help to deliver £multi-million rail projects in Northern Ireland through our partnership with the country's rail operator, Translink. Join us and you can develop priceless skills and experience as part of our international aerospace, defence, and security company. The future's ours to build. It all starts with you.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Babcock as a Site Supervisor - Civils, to take control of the supervision of the workforce on site to ensure safety, productivity and workmanship meet the necessary standard. Responsible for the supervision of Babcock employees and contractors, this is the ideal time to join and be part of a valued team, while also developing a future career at Babcock international.

Babcock International and Translink

From the £33m Coleraine to Derry~Londonderry rail systems project, to the Whitehead Station level crossing works: Babcock International is delivering major Northern Ireland rail plans, as partner to Translink. Building on these successes, we're growing and taking on even more high-profile projects such as the Belfast Transport Hub. Whether you're a skilled or aspiring rail professional, there's some incredible opportunities.

The role

As the Civils Site Supervisor you will be required to carry out direct supervision on site of the internal workforce, agency labour, sub-contractors, and plant, including lifting appliances where certified. Your responsibility will be to ensure that all work is carried out, taking cognisance of safety procedures and legislation, while maintaining satisfactory levels of productivity; coupled with the accurate and timely recruitment and release of subcontract/agency resource to meet divisional needs.

Working hours will be 35 hours a week, evenings and weekends - working 2 weekends in 4 & 2 weeks nights in 4.

What will you be doing?
Ensuring all site operations are carried out safely and in accordance with relevant legislation, carrying out periodic site safety checks
Reporting on accidents/near misses if required; also carrying out risk assessments as required
Assisting in the planning of current on site operations and future projects, including resource planning and input into rostering
Ensuring all relevant site records and paperwork are maintained as required by the Project Manager and providing input into preparation of Method Statements, reports etc
Undertaking PICOP/Engineering Supervisor and COSS duties as required
Implementing and participating in the Competency Assessment Programme

Essential experience
Appropriate technical qualifications
Time-served Tradesman
Ability to supervise staff
Understanding of competency assessment principles
PICOP or COSS certificates
Able to drive or willing to learn
Understanding of site management of projects
Must be fully flexible to workdays, evenings, nights, and weekends
Must be willing to undergo pre-employment screening (including, but not limited to credit check, personal and employment references, qualification checks and a drugs & alcohol and medical assessment)
Must have previous rail experience and must have experience in track works.

What we offer
Roster premium
28 days and Bank Holidays
Overtime opportunities
Auto Enrolment into the Babcock Pension Scheme
Eligibility to join Babcock Share Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme
BIG Benefits Employee Benefits Scheme
Tailored personal development and training programme.
Autonomy. Feel trusted to deliver

Babcock International

For over a century, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive.

Closing date: 09/06/2023


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