Mechanical Supervisor

Bridges Ltd
02 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a new challenge or the next exciting step in your career? Are interested in working with a leading Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Controls & Automation business?

If yes, then this role may be for you.

Bridges specialise in the installation, servicing and repair of electrical and mechanical installations as well as the design of control panels. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and expanding business with a superb reputation, within the water and waste industry.


• To ensure personal health and safety and that of others in your charge and around you
• Managing the completion of site installation work ensuring work is on schedule and within budget, including:
o Organising, advising and supervising all personnel working on site and monitor productivity and output to maximise efficiency
• Planning the work efficiently in order to meet agreed deadlines
• Ordering materials and ensuring that the correct materials are on site when required
• Organising the labour requirement in advance of the installation and ensuring that the agreed labour is on site at the required time
• To amend method statements and risk assessments due to site changes and ensure compliance by all personnel on site
• Undertaking briefings on method statements, risk assessment, toolbox talks and any other briefings required
• Ensure all tools and equipment are on site when required and hired plant is off hired as soon as it is finished with.
• Attending site meetings
• Liaising with customers and ensuring work is carried out to their specifications
• Recording and reporting additional work on priced jobs for invoicing
• Interpretation of site drawings and project information
• Carrying out installation works on site
• Liaising with other contractors
• Monitor and inspect the quality of work on site to ensure work is completed right the first time
• Undertaking and recording statutory inspections of plant and equipment

• Supervisory experience in a mechanically biased role
• Water Industry/Industrial Background
• Full Driving License
• Mechanical Engineering NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
• Pressure Testing Experience
• Good attention to detail when reviewing designs
• Appropriate City & Guilds trade Qualification where appropriate
• Emergency first aid or First Aider
• Punctuality and reliability
• Knowledge of health & safety legislation and company procedures
• Willingness to learn and undertake occupational and Health and Safety training
• Numeric and reading skills
• Prepared to take responsibility for self and others
• Good communication skills
• Able to work on own initiative
• Ability to give and take instruction

Please note that the role requires the successful individual to undergo a medical examination to identify fitness to carry out the role in question; including the fitness to work with electrical power tools, to work at height and to work in confined spaces.

Bridges is an excellent company to work for and a great place to develop your career. We are a family run business with a friendly and welcoming culture, and are dedicated to helping our employees learn and develop with us throughout their careers.

Bridges also offers an excellent benefits package
• Competitive salaries
• Health cash plan with Healthshield
• Standard Life Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance Scheme
• Employee Discount Scheme
• Bike 2 Work scheme
• Training and development opportunities
• Employee recognition schemes

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