Site Supervisor – Level E

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ireland

Position: Site Supervisor Level E

Location: Nationwide

Contract: Fixed Term – 12 months, with review

Salary: DOE

Overview of role:

Gaeltec Utilities Ltd is looking to recruit a Site Supervisor (Level E) to work on our ESB National Grid contracts in Ireland. The role will support nationwide projects and will require frequent travel within Ireland.

As a  Site Supervisor, you will be a part of our Civil Engineering team who deliver ESB networks and private generation company’s 38kV to 400kV projects. This involves refurbishing existing and building new substations including associated OHL works and HV cabling.

Gaeltec Utilities Ltd are proud to be a key contractor to ESB Networks and private generation company’s, delivering substation new builds, HV asset replacements, Bay refurbishment works, Protection upgrades/replacements across the Ireland. Our work includes Engineering design, project management, HV Procurement, HV cable installation, Overhead Line (OHL) works, civil construction, commissioning, decommissioning and demolition.

As a Civil Site Supervisor your duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day management of site operatives, subcontractors and site work.
  • Development and implementation of Safety documentation including Construction Phase plans, Site Quality plans and, Risk Assessments / Method Statements.
  • Undertake inspections in line with accepted quality control standards.
  • Management/supervision of all associated project Temporary Works.
  • Review civil design for constructability & liaise with civil design department in regards to alternate design, installation methodologies, materials etc.
  • Reduce all construction associated costs where applicable.
  • Planning and programming of current and future works.
  • Material Management.

Essential Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Leadership skills and ability work within a team
  • An extensive knowledge of construction methodologies within the Electricity Transmission industry
  • Civil Construction experience
  • Competency to work in Substations 38kV to 400kV inclusive
  • Previously or current authorisation to Level E PICW with the ESBN or something similar
  • Qualified to a suitable level in Construction, Mechanical Engineering or an Electrical Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of current legislation relating to Health, Safety and Environment
  • Skill in organising resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to work within budget and to program timescales
  • IT literate, specifically in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Full Driving License and willingness to travel and work away at customer sites
  • Manual Handling
  • Safe Pass

Personal Attributes

  • Committed to Gaeltec Utilities Company Mission, Vision and Values and Business Objectives
  • Customer focus; Professional; Honesty and Integrity
  • Positive and flexible approach
  • Open to innovation and collaboration
  • Right first-time approach
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead
  • Strong personality and professional attitude

Qualifications required for Level E certification

  • Managing Safely in Construction
  • CSCS Slinger / Signaler (Banksman)
  • CSCS SLG Card
  • Basic Road Opening & Reinstatement
  • First Aid

What we offer in return:

  • A competitive yearly salary
  • Company Vehicle
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Additional annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay

If you would like the chance to work in this exciting role for an innovative company, please apply directly with CV to:

For more information on the Gaeltec family, please visit our website

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