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Mechanical Supervisor

  • Location: East London
  • Salary: £37,000 to £38,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 89 days ago
  • Company: Dutton Recruitment

Mechanical Supervisor

East London/Essex area

£38k+ depending on experience

Monday to Friday 8am-5pm with one hour unpaid for lunch

Candidate must be able to join call out rota

Van, Fuel card, Phone, PDA & PPE provided plus standard benefits

Our client is looking for a Mechanical Supervisor responsible for the day to day supervision of various sub-contractors, employees, foreman and chargehands to ensure the delivery of reactive/planned works and to an agreed programme, budget and quality within the company's operational targets and industry standards.

Main Duties

Supervision of specialist supply chain delivering installation works.

To coordinate with other crafts working on site to ensure smooth transitions.

To organise tools, plant, machinery and materials in a timely manner in order to keep the job on track.

Maintenance and correlation of all records and incoming documents, ensuring that databases are kept up to date.

Necessary supervision to ensure that job sheets for every task, daily log sheets and weekly time sheets are completed in agreed formats.

Inspection and completion of quality control documentation appertaining to completed works. Use and ability to train in the use of a PDA device.

To comply with safe working practices ensuring the safety of the workforce and public is maintained at all times.

To undertake quality control inspections.

To supervise and train staff, providing technical support and advice.

To oversee the progression of apprentices ensuring they are provided with work experience relevant to their current requirements.

To maintain a high standard of customer service for all internal and external facing activities

To analyse and quickly resolve any work problems that may arise ensuring all deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner.

To arrange and supervise tool box talks.

To be responsible for the Health & Safety on site, leading by example by complying with the company's Health & Safety policy at all times and by following all related safe systems of work.

Undertake other duties of a similar nature as required by management.


Experience in managing site labour and performing risk assessments

Experience as a suitably qualified Foreman/Supervisor/Working Foreman working in commercial and/or domestic premises

Experience with Water Hygiene

Experience in high/low purity pipe fitting/stainless steel, carbon, copper, Press fit copper, mild steel pipe fitting finishing to high standards

Experience pricing commercial, industrial, and domestic pipefitting and plumbing projects.

Experience managing the quality and assurance process on a high-end residential project and social housing projects.

Knowledge of fire and environmental control measures, building control requirements and the Health and Safety at Work act.

Appropriate industry qualifications

Experienced welder (MIG, TIG, ARC and Gas wielding Coupro-Tech) Desirable but not essential


IT Literate with experience with sending emails, using excel spreadsheets and other word documents

SSSTS Safety Trained

Holder of CSCS Card and specialist Plumbing & Heating accreditation in Level 2 and 3

Gold Card Holder status for Pipefitting and Plumbing

Fully qualified Plumber and Pipefitter with City & Guilds Accreditation

Holder of current Safe Pass and completed manual handling course - Desirable but not essential

IPAF ticket holder - Desirable but not essential

Coded certified Welder (European norm ASIME) Desirable but not essential

The ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong analytical, numeracy and literacy skills

To be able to work as part of a team

To be able to prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines.

The ability to follow plans and specifications

It is a requirement that a valid full clean driving licence is maintained

Hardworking, reliable, flexible, punctual with a good work ethic

For further information please email [email removed] or call our Romford Branch on 01708 380 820