NEC Senior Site Supervisor

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Belfast, UK

About this role

As a key member of the Water Infrastructure Team at RPS, your role as Senior Site Supervisor is critical to helping us deliver great projects for our Water Industry clients. You will be working alongside a team of water project experts including Project Managers, Designers, Process Specialists and MEICA experts on a range of capital delivery projects.

We’re RPS, our projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success. We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. Here you’ll find work that is challenging and rewarding, and you’ll be supported every step of the way.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working within a large team of civil engineers, mechanical and electrical engineers, health and safety specialists, drainage modellers, environmental specialists, and geotechnical specialists.

  • Undertaking and/or managing site surveys of existing water and wastewater infrastructure assets.

  • Liaising with utility companies and other statutory bodies.

  • Site supervision of construction projects, ensuring application of current legislation, CDM Regulations, Codes of Practice and industry standard engineering design principles;

  • Attendance and contribution to Risk and Value Engineering and HAZOPS Workshops;

  • Review of Contractor Method Statements and Safe Systems of Work;

  • Witnessing Level 1 – 3 project commissioning and testing and acceptance of same on satisfactory completion;

  • Compilation and maintenance of the Project snaglist (snagging and recording to be co-ordinated with other RPS Supervisor disciplines on site) and ensuring satisfactory resolution within agreed time scales;

  • Provision of a project management support and advisory role to the RPS Project Manager

Who we’re looking for:

  • Proven experience of a similar site role, ideally in the water industry

  • Evidence of relevant training, either in Civil or MEICA engineering or from a Health & Safety background

  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of Health & Safety on construction projects.

  • Good communication skills and ability to engage with all members of the project team

  • You should demonstrate the ability to work independently on site and as part of a collaborative team sharing knowledge and best practice.

  • A full driving licence.

What’s in it for you?

We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone.

A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.

We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.

We understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard, we’re happy to talk about flexible working. This is a workplace that works for you.

A career here is far from ordinary. Here you’re not a number, you’re part of the solution.

Company benefits

We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. We also actively encourage global mobility opportunities for our talented people, enabling us to deliver interconnected sectors and services, and make RPS a great place to do great work.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:  

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
  • Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Life Assurance, Critical illness cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Screening
  • Dental Cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Memberships and a BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.