Our client requires a Pipeline Construction Supervisor (Hydro Power Refurbishment) to join one of the biggest renewable energy developers and operators in the UK. This excellent opportunity will allow the correct candidate to further their career with one of the largest and fastest-growing renewables generating companies in Europe. This will also enable an experienced Site Supervisor to oversee the construction of a £7m steel welded pipeline as part of an overall hydropower refurbishment project in North Wales.
The scope of the work is to replace a 1.2 km pipeline of 1.9m diameter through a physically constrained site that is surrounded by protected woodland and is a site of significant ecological and archaeological interest. The project will be delivered through the management of a main civil engineering contract as well as utilising internal for specialist aspects.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of overseeing large construction projects on behalf of clients which involved interfaces with existing operational assets and personnel. Experience of large pipeline projects would be a distinct advantage. Experience of hydropower projects would also be an advantage, though not essential.
The following are essential to the role:-
Experience of UK Health Safety and Environmental legislation, safe systems of work and safe working practices.
Ability to review safety documentation and accept / reject / further develop accordingly.
Experience as a site supervisor on large civil engineering project, ideally with pipeline experience
Experience of auditing contractors compliance with NRL and contractor quality systems,
Ability to develop good working relationships with contractors to ensure the project is delivered in a smooth manner whist maintaining the highest quality compliance.
Good communication skills
History of successful delivery of key targets
An ability to understand technical aspects of the project
The role is largely in the field but will require an element of office presence to report on progress and mitigation of arising issues. This role is required from January to December 2013 and will incorporate a planning period prior to the start of construction, supervision through construction and a closing out period towards the end of the year.