Electrical Supervisor

Location: Richards Bay Posted Date: August 14, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 101641088 Careermine Job Id: 1796014
Requisition ID: 20713

Job Category:Administration/Support; Construction

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


The Construction Supervisor – Electrical, is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the construction contractors and maintaining the project performance goals for theElectrical discipline within his geographic area of responsibility. Supervisors coordinate work efforts and ensure activities are sequenced in accordance with the project schedule. A supervisor must be a competent person in the construction trade so that they may accurately evaluate the methods and performance in all respects of the particular scope elements of the project for which he is accountable. Reports to the construction manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for construction supervision and administration including supervision of contractors and their subcontractors for assigned portions of the project
  • Assists in the coordination of the design deliverables to support continuous and efficient construction
  • Communicates the identification, management and resolution of deficiencies and non-conformance to the Construction Manager
  • Assists with site administration and record keeping procedures in accordance with the Construction Execution Plan
  • Assists with construction estimating, scheduling, cost control and reporting for all work being performed by the contractor in his assigned area of the project.
  • Job site point of contact for all contractors in his assigned area of the project

Qualifications and Experience

  • Technical degree or equivalent years of supervisory experience required for a leadership position
  • Minimum five to ten years’ onsite experience on major projects
  • Strong leadership skills, the ability to motivate and lead discipline-focused site teams to successfully execute the assigned scope of work
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Broad knowledge of the EPCM model of project delivery including the activities, interfaces and interdependencies of all project disciplines (engineering, procurement, construction management, and other project related disciplines)
  • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to practically interpret and apply good construction practice and appropriate industry standards.

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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