Electrical Supervisor needed for Gatwick Airport. 1 year contract. £300 to £380 per day, dependant on experience.

We are looking for electrical supervisors with experience working with baggage handling systems and air side solutions at major airports across the UK.

The successful applicant must have at least 5 year's airport experience in similar electrical supervisor roles, strong IT skills and the ability to read drawings.

The contract is for one year initially, with potential to continue through to the end of 2019.

The main purpose of the electrical supervisor role is to ensure that all activities and equipment on the installation site meets all applicable SHEQ standards and to drive the company’s commitment to the highest safety standards.

This role is required to undertake the supervision of the electrical installation activities. The responsibilities as electrical supervisor include assisting the site manager in keeping the site a safe environment and to ensure work is completed in line with quality standards and the project’s programme.

If successful, you would be working with one of the UK’s industry leaders of integrated solutions within the airport sector, which specialises in providing baggage handling systems and air side solutions within major airports across the UK.


In accordance with our certification to the standards ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007, each employee will comply with and contribute to the effective implementation of the current Babcock International Group Airports Division:
Health and Safety Policy
Quality Policy
Environmental Policy
Work within established Company policies and procedures.
Protect the information assets of the Company and comply with the Company s Information Assurance policies and procedures at all times.
Promote company values and standards and exhibit appropriate behaviour in accordance with Company ethos.
Promote equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation.
Use talent and ability to encourage achievement and continuous improvement.
Demonstrate safety, integrity & commitment at all times and be the initial point of contact for the operatives on shift.
To ensure your own safety and the safety of others at all times by working to the Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
Responsibility for ensuring that Toolbox talks are being effectively delivered on a regular basis and that the topics are relevant to the project.
To be part of the team and encourage good communication.
Understand the Babcock scope of work and assist the Site Manager with the communication of this to the operatives.
Attend all buildabilities and use experience and knowledge from previous roles to identify the best methods of installation.
Responsible for the review of electrical detail within the method statements and risk assessments and for ensuring that electrical registers are in place for isolations.
Provide assistance to the procurement department to ensure that plant equipment ordered for the works is of the correct specification (i.e. Test equipment, podiums and Jacks)
Responsible for ensuring that registers are in place for plant and equipment checks.
Ensure that any allocated electrical issues are dealt with and the impact assessed with the Site Manager/Site Engineer before communicating updates to the site team.
Assist the design team on site carrying out surveys and ensure that they are working in accordance with the project and Babcock safe systems of work.
Responsible for ensuring that the electrical installation is completed to achieve the gateways for energisation of the system and handover.
Be responsible for the snagging (close out) process and ensure that prior to a SAT being undertaken all relevant items are resolved.
Responsible for electrical (red line) as built documentation.
Participate in weekly site safety walks and complete a report.
Deputise for other site electrical/mechanical supervisors in their absence.
Participate in lessons learned meetings for all completed work packs, ensuring that allocated issues found during the project are resolved.
Perform other duties as considered appropriate by the Installations Manager.
To pro-actively report unsafe conditions, unsafe acts and near misses and to become part of the extra ordinary safety culture and help promote the Home safe everyday campaign .
Assist with the technical detail required within method statements.
Inspection of installed plant and documentation prior to setting to work and commissioning
To work with the Site Planner to plan in detail site activities, to ensure these activities are executed in a safe and timely way and meet the agreed project quality plan.
Ability to read the programme and ensure that equipment is delivered to site at the required times.
Assist commissioning engineers working on site.
On completion of workpacks assist the site manager with the client familiarisation training to ensure successful handover to the end user.
Produce Shift reports and attending meetings as required
As a minimum the following meetings shall be attended or chaired on a daily/weekly basis: -
Site Managers Progress Meeting (Attend Weekly)
Site Managers Meeting (Attend Weekly)
NABS/DABS (Chair/Attend Daily)

Skills, Experience & Qualifications
PC Literacy particularly the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Ability to plan and organise multiple workload requirements
Ability to prioritise work load and deliver to set deadlines
Attention to detail
Have a methodical way of working
Excellent written and numeracy skills
Excellent IT skills (including those listed above)
Able to work as part of a team when required but equally able to work without team support when needed
Ability to be a Self-Starter
Able to manage and co-ordinate working groups consisting of people from differing elements and levels within their organisations
Possesses a can do attitude
Has an enthusiastic nature
Clean Driving Licence
Customer focused
Extensive knowledge of Airline/Handler baggage operational processes
Extensive knowledge of cross Heathrow/Gatwick baggage operations and maintenance processes and procedures
Knowledge of electrical installation practices and safe systems of work
Able to read electrical drawings
A good understanding of design processes and the implantation of the design onto an operational site.
Experience of working with Project teams and an understanding of the project management process
Facilitation of process development and review workshops and team briefs
Experience in working with a diverse range of specialist team members
Experience of HAL/GAL document management process and procedures including the use of Documentum would be an advantage
Conducting Risk Assessments
17th Edition C&G 2382-10
At least 5 years experience in a similar environment
CSCS Supervisor Level
Working within an ISO 9001 Environment
Electrical setting to work i.e. power up, I/O Testing & Fault Finding.
NVQ level 3 in Engineering Craftsmanship or similar
Full airside pass or the ability to obtain one

If your a committed, professional electrical supervisor with a strong work ethic and a history of working at UK airports, we would like to hear from you!

Please call Chantal Byatt or John Davis at Resourcing Solutions (Uxbridge branch) for further details.

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