Vertical Recruitment is working closely with an extremely busy Local Authority in the Manchester area. The Authority have a number of highway and infrastructure schemes due to start in the coming months and now look to appoint an NEC Highways Supervisor. The successful applicant will be engaged on a long term contract, working inside IR35.
Applicants will ideally have 5 years’ experience working in a Supervisor role, administering NEC ECC forms of contract (including Options A and B payment mechanisms), supervision of contractors on site and verification of valuations for completed works.
Experience of working on highways and transportation infrastructure projects, including public realm works, in a town centre environment is essential. Experience of working across multiple projects (up to five at any one time) simultaneously with construction values ranging from £2k to £1m is desired. AutoCAD skills would be beneficial.
Full list of duties include;
o To act as stated in the NEC contract and in a spirit of mutual trust and co-operation
o Communicate in a form which can be read, copied and recorded
o Reply to communication in a timely manner within the period for reply in the contract data
o Issue certificates to the project manager and contractor
o To notify the contractor of tests and inspections
o Test and inspect without causing unnecessary delays
o Notify the contractor of defects found
o Issue defects certificates
o Mark equipment, plant and materials outside of the working areas for payment purposes
o Raising works orders for contractors
o Daily supervision ensuring construction compliance with the drawings and specification, programme monitoring, photographs and diaries
o Setting up, chairing and attending meetings, progress, pre start, accounts, traffic management, employer
o Drafting early warnings, compensation events for review by the PM
o Using CAD to produce site sketches, design amendments and instructions (desirable)
o Evaluation of monthly application and assist commercial team with compensation events and records of work completed
o Assist communications team in liaising with stakeholders regarding TM, road closures and programmes weekly construction updates on each project