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Electrical Site Supervisor (Wicklow)


Electrical Site Supervisor required for DPS Project Team based onsite in Co Wicklow

Engineer Electrical
Years of Experience Req.:
7 Years+
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Electrical Site Supervisor

DPS have a requirement for an Electrical Supervisor to be based onsite in Wiclow as part of a DPS Project Team.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that all assigned personnel and construction contractors supervision and manpower are instructed in and comply with all aspects of the DPS Health, Safety, Environment and Security (HSES) policy, site regulations, permit to work procedures and instructions and Client requirements.
  • Ensure that construction contractors working within his discipline adhere strictly to the latest issued for construction (AFC) project drawings, specifications, procedures and site instructions.
  • Responsible for the quality of the work within assigned areas and for ensuring construction contractors complete their work in accordance with the project schedule.

Additional Duties:

  • In conjunction with the DPS HSES Officer, ensure construction contractors working within his discipline understand and adhere to the DPS HSES plan, safety instructions, site regulations and the permit to work procedure. Ensure that there is adequate contractor supervision on site to maintain proper levels of safety.
  • Review the availability of all drawings, specifications, job instructions, material deliveries and tools applicable to his particular area of work. Together with the contractors planning engineers and the DPS Construction Engineer, develop detailed daily and weekly work plans in accordance with the overall planning schedule. Advise the Discipline Superintendent on specific areas where the programme needs to be adjusted in accordance with site conditions and material deliveries.
  • Continually review material and equipment deliveries and report discrepancies and/or shortages to the Discipline Superintendent and Material Controller.
  • Routinely review the construction contractors scope within his area as detailed in drawings, specifications and instructions, ensuring contractors proper interpretation and compliance with latest revision AFC issues. 
  • Agree method statements, risk assessments and job safety analysis. Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the agreed method statements.
  • Ensure that a risk assessment has been undertaken and agreed prior to commencement of any new type of work activity if the activity has any potential risk to material or personnel.
  • Ensure proper control of changes by assisting the Discipline Superintendent to issue FI’s for all changes, reviewing TQ’s to ensure responses are appropriate and practical, and reviewing ARN’s prior to issue to contractors to ensure correct use of construction resources. 
  • Ensure that contractors carry out and record all quality control checks, inspections and tests as detailed in the DPS site quality plan, specifications and inspection and test plans. Ensure all quality documentation is available for inclusion in the handover dossiers.
  • Witness, inspect and maintain surveillance checks on contractors work in accordance with the DPS site quality plan and the requirements of the Chief Field Engineer. Ensure that all inspection activities are recorded in the appropriate records.
  • Carry out progressive punch listing to ensure that the works are completed to the fullest extent possible prior to acceptance.
  • Be responsible for the discipline and timekeeping of contractors’ staff and labour in his work area and bring any necessary disciplinary action to the attention of his Discipline Superintendent.
  • Review contractors’ manpower resources and coordinate requirements with his Discipline Superintendent in a timely fashion to ensure no loss of productivity. Continually monitor the need for contractor overtime and obtain the approval of his Discipline Superintendent when required.
  • Assist in maintaining proper security and safeguards over DPS and Client property, equipment, tools and materials, ensuring, by good housekeeping that items are not left around the site with a risk of loss or damage.
  • Inform his Discipline Superintendent of the availability of contractors plant and/or tools as they become surplus to his area requirements.
  • Assist his Discipline Superintendent in preparing all reports relative to the work progress in his area and attend progress meetings as and when required.
  • Inform the construction contractors within his area of any changes to DPS, Client or site policy and ensure that any complaints or grievances are immediately advised to his Discipline Superintendent for action. 

Role Requirements:

  • Relevant Trade Background or Relevant Engineering Qualification (Certificate)
  • 5+ Years Experience
  • Experience as Site Supervisor OR Field Superintendent 
  • Site experience 8+ years
  • Experience on Pharmaceutical or other regulated Industrial projects


DPS is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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