Piling Supervisor

This challenging and exciting opportunity in multiple UK wide locations requires individuals with a strong technical background and demonstrable experience in taking the lead on a range of piling or foundations engineering sites, contracts, and operations.
Our client is proud to be one of the worlds leading piling, foundations, and ground engineering contractors, and has earned an enviable reputation for best-in-class innovation and R&D technology, combined with the successful delivery of many of the industrys most significant and recognised major projects. The company actively promotes partnering through all their projects and is committed to achieving continual improvement with the objective of increasing their performance, future opportunities and making their workplace a platform for employee excellence. Their dedicated teams are involved in a comprehensive ongoing training programme designed to ensure they are equipped to meet the changing needs of this exciting industry.
Due to continued growth and a significant forward order workload throughout the UK (including spotlight HS2 contracts), along with the genuine desire to push the boundaries of industry excellence and to retain their advantage in a highly competitive market, our client wishes to appoint two Piling Supervisors offering demonstrable senior level experience from within the industry. Reporting to the Operations Director, the main purpose of these roles will be to take responsibility for leading all aspects of site-based operations and contracts. The role will provide support to the main board and will operationally control all works. This will be successfully achieved through effective management of multiple teams, with a clear focus upon maintaining net margins and a high level of staff satisfaction, whilst liaising closely with the directors in providing regular progress and general project reporting.
The Role
To supervise, lead and deliver sites and contracts through effective operational management
Delivery of site and project deadlines in a safe and timely manner, whilst always maintaining a high level of client satisfaction and team morale
To supervise works with a hands-on approach to the daily activities of contracts and projects
To develop and implement plans for the success of all projects, ensuring that goals are either achieved or bettered with an emphasis upon service delivery, therefore effectively managing all operational activities
To act as a focal point and leader for operations, steering and guiding contracts forward, ensuring total client commitment, coupled with increasing service levels and client focus
Working with the commercial team to ensure effective resource and budget allocation and management
Establish and lead regular review meetings with the staff to develop a proactive focus upon project safety, quality, personnel, labour, resources, rig and equipment management, scheduling and programming
To build and maintain a spirit of teamwork and cohesion between all levels of staff
To establish and direct regular meetings with staff to discuss progress as well as providing the directors with reports, and liaise with other Senior Managers in regard to operating policy and project deliverables
Report to the Directors on ongoing issues keeping them informed of any potential project problems that could affect the business
The Person
To have a proven track record in a hands-on leadership or management role from within a recognised piling, foundations or ground and geotechnical engineering contractor
To have run contracts and site operations with a diplomatic and pragmatic approach, coupled with a hands-on attitude to clients, sub-contractors, and people management
To possess senior level leadership and management experience, therefore able to demonstrate a tenacious, lead from the front approach to delivery
You will offer proven experience in a variety of piling disciplines, such as bored, LDP and CFA
Possess an excellent understanding of the operations process, along with the ability to manage and develop sites both technically and commercially
A general awareness or understanding of foundation design
Ability to join an existing and established business and team, and lead all aspects in a positive manner with enthusiasm and drive
A motivator and manager of others who can evaluate problems or issues and offer appropriate solutions
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, being able to relate to individuals at all levels in an organisation, and to establish and maintain respect both professionally and personally
A strong and supportive character able to guide, evolve and steer sites and teams forward
Should be robust and resilient, possessing drive, determination, and natural enthusiasm, as well as being a team player and leader
Must have excellent time management skills, being able to effectively prioritise and delegate against deadlines
Open to new ideas, not set in your ways, and able to think laterally
A balanced approach to relationships with colleagues, staff, clients, and suppliers alike
Forceful and persuasive but able to listen and communicate effectively
Must be loyal to the company and the Group
A highly attractive salary (permanent) plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, coupled with longevity of work and career expansion, given the companys market leading status and the commitment to continuous, profitable growth across the UK.
Birmingham, United Kingdom, gb
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