Mechanical Supervisor

  • Job Reference: JO845
  • Date Posted: 2 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Magenta Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: South East London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive rates / salaries offered
  • Sector: Building Services
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jon Oldknow
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02085473399

Job Description

Our Client, a large London based MEP Engineering Contractor that specialise in Residential, Commercial projects, are currently recruiting for Mechanical Supervisors for their Residential New Build projects in South East London.


The Role:

To carry out all maintenance and small installation works and supervise operational staff.  Also to coordinate and supervise where necessary specialist sub-contractors and work in conjunction with other trades, ensuring compliance with current regulations and specific client requirements. 


  • Ensure that all planned construction works are carried out efficiently and in accordance with contract requirements, relevant legislation and best practice
  • Report directly to the Project Manager and will be responsible for ensuring that all maintenance staff and sub-contractors work efficiently and within the Health & Safety guidelines
  • In particular for ensuring that sub-contractor’s Risk Assessments and Method Statements are sought, validated and implemented
  • Write and compile fortnightly reports on all site activities
  • Day to day management of relevant operational staff including conduct, performance, attendance and capability
  • Taking the necessary and appropriate actions to address any inappropriate behaviour or low standards
  • Supervise maintenance in accordance with the established Quality Management System including preparation for internal and external Quality Audits
  • Setting standards for the engineering team to ensure a high quality service
  • Supervise all work scheduling, rotas, callout support, stores, strategic spares, including reviewing work to improve efficiency
  • Inspect the work for quality and compliance
  • Make recommendations to the Project Manager for plant replacement with justification with the focus being towards energy savings
  • Induct, train, appraise and develop the Resident Team in order to maintain and enhance technical and site-related knowledge and experience
  • Act as principal supervisory point of contact for emergency callouts including the tasking of standby engineer or mobile engineer and attendance on site as required
  • Supervise and coordinate the attendance of operational and subcontractors as required
  • Build relationships with all parties involved in the project and maintain effective team communication and cooperation for successful project completion

Skills and experience required:

  • Mechanical Background (Qualified – JIB Card) and experience Supervising on both Residential and Commercial projects (preferably in the London region)
  • SSSTS/SMSTS Certificate (ideally)
  • Previous experienced to demonstrate experience and a good all round knowledge of all the building services disciplines including heating , ventilation systems, refrigeration, environmental controls, electrical power and distribution and public health
  • Incorporated Engineer status desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years’ Experience
  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate desirable
  • Previous people management/team leadership experience in a similar environment.
  • A self-managing approach to work with a strong Health and Safety attitude

For further information, please call Jon on 020 8547 3399 or email your CV to: (please ensure your contact details are correct when sending)