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Site Electrical Supervisor

  • Job reference: 917548
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 19/02/2018

Site Electrical Supervisor


Duration - 3 Months

Location - Dungeness, Kent

Hours - 37 per week

Rate - Negotiable

Orion are sourcing a Site Electrical Supervisor for our client in Dungeness, Kent for 3 months work.


The supervisor will

  • Be fully conversant with the Company's Health and Safety Policy and understand the responsibilities placed upon them.

Specifically in the interest of Safety they shall:

  • Be fully conversant with the Company's Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and understand the responsibilities placed upon them.
  • Ensure that employees under their control know and understand the Company's Health and Safety Policy and their Environmental Policy.
  • Operate within agreed systems/procedures applicable to the work of the site or facility. Full and appropriate, use of the services of Health and Safety personnel should be made to assist and advise in undertaking their duties.
  • Ensure that all procedures and instructions, relevant to the activities being undertaken as detailed by the Company are known and complied with.
  • Routinely check the workplace and activities being undertaken to ensure that these continue to be satisfactory in terms of Health and Safety and maintain a record of the checks. Particular emphases should be placed on establishing that plant, tools and equipment are available and safe to use. Safe access/egress to/from work coupled with the highest standards of housekeeping is equally important.
  • Ensure that all employees under his/her control are instructed, trained and capable of undertaking their duties in a safe manner. Particular attention must be paid to non-routine operations. New or transferred employees must not undertake tasks without appropriate induction, instruction or relevant training.
  • Be fully conversant with the Construction Services Group Event Reporting procedures, undertake preliminary investigations of unplanned events and take prompt remedial action.
  • Ensure that all unplanned events are reported to line management as soon as practicable.
  • Ensure that protective clothing and equipment is issued to employees as required and that all employees under his/her control are instructed as to the use and maintenance of such clothing and equipment.
  • Co-operate with the Company and Construction Services Group Health, Safety and Environmental Managers in the implementation of their recommendations.
  • At all times set a personal example for employees to follow in the observance of Health and Safety requirements.
  • Continually seek to improve Health, Safety and Environmental standards and make suggestions to departmental heads or to health and safety personnel on possible improvements.
  • Ensure visitors, including contractors, are aware of hazards that may exist on the site or premises. Where visitors have been provided with protective clothing and equipment, Supervisors will ensure that its use is understood and worn correctly.
  • Ensure that suitable Risk Assessments (including Point of Work Risk Assessments) have been undertaken, prior to commencement of work, in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate, site specific Health, Safety and Environmental and Welfare Plan (HSEW Plan).
  • Ensure that all associated Safety Assessments (including Risk, PPE, MH) are fully understood and complied with by the work force and are current and relevant for the job to be done
  • Ensure that appropriate Toolbox Talks are delivered at intervals as set out in the clients Safety Procedures
  • Refer immediately to line management any problem experienced in the implementation of any health, safety or environmental matters or where any remedial actions cannot be taken to comply with the plan or associated documents and legislation.

3) Liaise with Staff Representatives to resolve problems and/or disputes.

4) Communicate at all levels with labour under their control on any aspect of the Company's business, which may be appropriate.

5) Promote communications between those under their control and other groups on the site in order to ensure the site is working in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

6) Liaise and communicate with the client and/or contractor on any aspects that are appropriate.

7) Supervise employees under their control and ensure that all auditable daily records are kept.

8) Comply with rules/regulations; permit systems and safety requirements in force on the specific site and to promote these disciplines in all of those under the Supervisors control.


  • Appropriate Accredited training scheme / HNC in relevant discipline
  • Demonstrative experience of previous work (EDF work beneficial)
  • Site Installation/Maintenance/Engineering experience (preferred) in Nuclear/Power Generation
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • CTC Security Clearance
  • Ability to work in a heavily regulated, Safety Critical Environment

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.