+1 (868) 302-JOBS(5627)/ +1 (868) 712- (WORK)9675 #143 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago WI. Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00. Sunday CLOSED

Construction Supervisor

  • Location:
    CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, QS
  • Deadline:
    December 22, 2022
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other
  JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Construction Supervisor
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Senior Project Manager

 

 

CORE FUNCTIONS:

The Construction Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that the Company’s construction activities are executed in accordance with design specifications and the requirements of the statutory and other approval agencies, and that quality standards are met. This includes oversight of the construction activities that take place on the Company’s work sites and the supervision of the General Contractors and Subcontractors. All work crews and individuals on site will take their direction from the Construction Supervisor via their own Supervisors, the Construction Supervisor knowing the details of the work to be done. He/She will assist the respective Project Managers in ensuring that the goals of the program are achieved.

 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Review all drawings and specifications for assigned projects ensuring consistency across drawings, and highlighting any inconsistencies to the Project Manager for rectification prior to construction, thereby facilitating ease of construction.
  2. Interpret specifications highlighting deviations from specified civil procedures to the Project Manager, to ensure full compliance with QA/QC inspection plans and procedures.
  3. On each project, ensure that construction is in accordance with the drawings and specifications, and that the quality standards described in the contract documents are being met.
  4. Ensure that the Contractors’ Foremen and Lead men understand and implement the work plan, by explaining and engaging in proactive communication with the crews.
  5. Supervise and lead Foremen, Lead men, skilled labour, and work crews in all activities for assigned projects.
  6. Enforce strict compliance with all QA/QC and Safety procedures, and any other Company rules and regulations on project sites.
  7. Recommend improvements to policies, procedures and work practices where necessary.
  8. Assist the Project Manager in optimising resources (manpower, equipment and materials) to ensure efficient and timely completion of the project.
  9. Identify and troubleshoot construction problems, offering timely and safe solutions.
  10. Liaise with other disciplines to ensure the optimum interface of the various operational activities, with the overall objective of successful completion of the project.
  11. Monitor and track daily progress and work completed, comparing planned to actual, and taking appropriate mitigating action to ensure compliance with the plan, based on knowledge of available manpower, equipment, materials.
  12. Follow the three week and one week look‐ahead plans for the civil works of the project, in close liaison with construction, planning and other departments and disciplines.
  13. Review quantities of materials received or used during specified periods, in order to minimise wastage and inefficiency.
  14. Ensures compliance with the highest level of safety during all stages of project execution to avoid any type of incidents and or accidents.
  15. Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements associated with the implementation of assigned projects.
  16. Any other duties as required, within his/her competence.

 

 

AUTHORITY:

  1. To direct all Foremen, Lead men, skilled labour, and work crews to ensure completion of projects on time and in accordance with contract specifications.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  1. Works closely with the Project Manager in maintaining project timeline and quality control.
  2. Works closely with the Construction team in ensuring quality of construction.
  3. Organises site personnel under his control and monitors their performance and safety.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  1. Ability to supervise and direct workers and command their respect
  2. Ability to give instructions and transfer knowledge in an efficient and effective way to co‐workers and staff
  3. Ability to schedule work activity and multitask
  4. Extensive knowledge of land development and building construction acquired through formal training and field experience
  5. Competent in reading and understanding Specifications, drawings, and all other discipline related project and engineering documentation
  6. Ability to critically assess craftsmanship
  7. Good problem solving skills
  8. Good communication skills
  9. Good interpersonal skills
  10. Computer literacy with competence in the use of the Microsoft Suite of tools will be an asset.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Diploma in Construction, Civil engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  2. Minimum of Five (5) years’ experience in a similar role.
  3. Any equivalent combination of experience and training.