Mechanical Supervisor
Water (Non - Infrastructure)
£50k - £65k

Mechanical Supervisor

Ref: 663| Posted: 17th Jun 2024

Mechanical Supervisor – Water Non-Infrastructure Projects – Thames Valley / Berkshire + Some remote / hybrid working.

Opportunity for a Mechanical Supervisor to join one of the UK's most successful Tier 1 building & civil engineering main contractors, with a very stable and fast growing forward order book working on a long term water framework.

Ideal opportunity for long term local work on Thames Valley projects



Our client a reputable civil engineering main contractor is seeking a Mechanical Site Supervisor to work on their client (Thames Water) projects in the Thames Valley region. 



As Mechanical Supervisor your duties will include:

  • Ensure that safe working practices are adhered to by monitoring and mentoring the team and their supply chain. 
  • Monitor the quality of sub-contract work to ensure work meets required Thames  Water standards  and latest Engineering Specification .
  • Resolve site technical queries by liaison with the Design team and Project Engineering team for the best technical solution to meet project specifications.
  • Provide support to Site Managers with client liaison by attending meetings and reporting progress to ensure customer satisfaction. 
  • Liaise with the supply chain for the provision of technical support and information to ensure safe and efficient operation of their equipment to meet client needs. 
  • Maintain a site diary to record work activities and resources used and to ensure a record of all work activities is maintained. 
  • Ensure that all site activity meets both internal company standards and external regulatory requirements, including Thames Water asset standards, with respect to Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure the company's obligations and policies in these areas are fully complied with.
  • Contribute to profitability on site by maximising efficient use of manpower and plant resources and minimising abortive works.
  • Contribute to the Company’s reputation by maintaining good working relationships with the client’s on-site staff during installation activities.
  • Ensure all works are carried out in accordance with C.D.M. Regulations and compliance with the Company safe working practices.
  • Assist in the preparation/review of Method Statements, Lift Plans, Action Plans and Risk Assessments as appropriate.
  • Regularly contribute to and hold collaborative planning sessions to ensure that programme commitments are maintained. Identify any project blockers early on and managed effectively to reduce any impact on the programme.
  • Maintain accurate records and manage change control with the site installation works.




To be considered for this Mechanical Supervisor role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Ideally Clean and wastewater mechanical installation and commissioning experience. 
  • Capable of being appointed as authorised person for isolation and permit to work purposes for Mechanical work.
  • The mechanical supervisor is responsible for the installation supervision and to support/assist with commissioning of mechanical equipment.
  • The mechanical supervisor will be responsible for equipment alignment checks, pressure testing and other mechanical quality assurance issues on site.
  • Mechanical Engineering qualification, Site supervisors’ qualification, CSCS card.
  • Water industry experience from a main contractor background ideally. May also consider candidates from other civil engineering or power sectors.



The successful Mechanical Supervisor will receive:

-Competitive Basic 
-Car  Allowance 
-Pension (Matched up to 8%)

-26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)

-Private medical  

-Life Assurance 

-2 days volunteering opportunities

-Flexible Benefits scheme  

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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