Site Supervisor (Civil &Structural)

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Rhi is currently recruiting for Civil & Structural Supervisor with site-based experience for a contract position in Thabazimbi,


Job Objective:

  • Support the Construction Manager in the management and supervision of all construction and pre-commissioning activities on the project:
  • Safely, complying with statutory requirements and the company Health, Safety and Environmental, (HSE), policies, manuals, and procedures. To agreed quality standards and Client’s satisfaction, Within budget, On-time, With harmonious Industrial Relations.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Have prime responsibility for the implementation and enforcement of the project Health, Safety and Environmental, (HSE), policy, procedures, and plans in close cooperation with the HSE Advisors on the project.
  • Responsible to identify potential HSE hazards in your area together with contractors working in the area and ensuring implementation of risk treatment plans by the contractors in consultation with the assigned HSE Advisor to your area.
  • Have prime responsibility in liaison with the Site Quality Coordinator and Site Engineering, for quality of work in your area, in particular:
  • Assists in planning construction methods and procedures. Coordinate’s engineering or construction problems with the Construction Manager.
  • Interprets engineering drawings.
  • Review design drawings, study and resolve Interference problems and review related vendor drawings and installation instructions.
  • Check the acceptability of the methods and practices proposed by the contractor.
  • Assist in the resolving of Technical Queries.
  • Inspect the contractor’s works to ensure that acceptable work standards are achieved.
  • Monitor installation of materials and equipment to ensure conformance with drawings and specifications.
  • Monitor the activities of contractors to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Ensure that the Subcontractor correctly interprets drawings, specifications, and schedules.
  • Check equipment before release to the contractor advising the Materials Controller of any defects or where damage has occurred.
  • Complete Construction Punch lists as required by the Project and ensures that these Punch Lists are cleared without delay.
  • Recording of all “as-built” information by the requirements of the Contract.
  • Liaise with Quantity Surveyor and ensure opportunity is given for measurement of all works in ample time.
  • A detailed Daily Diary recording all matters pertaining to the contract, including instructions given, the day’s work areas, manning levels, equipment in use, problem areas, safety issues, industrial relations issues.
  • Records of equipment and material deliveries.
  • Records of drawings required and Technical Queries.
  • Monitor contractor progress against schedule and report slippages to the Construction Manager. Propose measures to contractor and Construction Manager on how to recover lost time and to maintain a schedule.
  • Monitoring the delivery and supply of all free issue materials to the contractorQualifications:
  • S3 or S4 with at least 5 years’ experience on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Junior B Eng. or B Tech requiring practical experience before registration as PR Eng./PR Tech
  • Knowledge, skills, and experience:
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the construction industry on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the OHS Act, Mines Health and Safety Act, and SANS 10142
  • Good engineering knowledge.
  • Be competent in cable sizing and a good understanding of electrical calculations
  • Be familiar with Intelligent motor starters, variable speed drives, and PLC systems
  • Have a thorough understanding of safe switching practices, from HV to LV
  • Have a thorough understanding of permit to work practices and lockout procedures
  • Understanding of cost and financial implications of decisions made, as these relate to a project.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Be able to read and understand electrical and other technical drawings
  • Solid knowledge of construction contracts.
  • Thorough understanding of construction methodologies in his discipline.
  • Highly literate to ensure the clearest communication both verbally and written.
  • Computer literate and knowledgeable on MS Word, Excel, MS Project.
  • Thorough knowledge of and hands-on experience with the development and monitoring of schedules

Personal attributes:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and express own ideas with confidence.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to engage with multiple stakeholders and people at all organizational levels.
  • Clear logical thinker, with the ability to make good decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and keep in balance multiple priorities/demands.
  • Good attention to detail and ability to facilitate appropriate information sharing amongst project stakeholders.
  • Ability to think outside the box to find the best solutions to problems.
  • Good level of self-awareness, emotional maturity, and resilience.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity. relationship and networking ability.


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