Electrical Supervisor –  East London


Reports too

Line Manager – Electrical Manager


Direct Reports

Electricians, Foreman, Charge-hand, Finishing Foreman, Storeman


Annual Salary circa £50,000.00 – DOE

23 days Annual Leave

Pension contributions are 4% from both the employee and employer.


Job Purpose

The Electrical Supervisor will be expected to control all worksite-based activity, with particular responsibility for the quality, production, specification and programme compliance.

This will include controlling teams of operatives (as listed under Direct Reports above) and carrying out and overseeing works, both in Shell & Core and Fitout elements.


Principle Accountabilities

  • Following the instructions issued by Line Managers to ensure compliance with contractual arrangements.
  • Ensuring all activities within remit are undertaken in accordance with the quality system.
  • Ensuring that all operatives and specialist sub-contractors are working safely to the appropriate method statements and that the working environment is adequate to do so.
  • Ensuring all operatives are working to correct drawings, to a high standard.

Ensuring Method Statements and Risk Assessments are in place before any activities take place on site.



The Electrical Supervisor is a key member of the Project Team and will be expected to work with colleagues in developing and implementing the Project Execution Plan to achieve client and company objectives. Supervisors are responsible for maintaining the quality systems on the individual projects, ensuring operatives work in a safe manner at all times.

The project is a residential tower consisting of 483 high end apartments. There is also an amenity area over the ground and first floor, which consists of a swimming pool, gym, spa, bar and main front of house area


Key Tasks

  • Control of sub-contractors, including measuring and monitoring the use of equipment, tools and plant.
  • Monitoring and managing weekly lookaheads/sequence trackers that are issued by the client.
  • Liaising with the Fitout contractor and the client dealing with any day to day issues on site.
  • Collating and overlaying of drawings/design between all trades to ensure that the installation is installed and co-ordinated as per collective design intent, managing and closing out any on site design issues.
  • Daily & weekly reporting to the Electrical Project Manager on site progress.
  • Liaising with other trades to co-ordinate works on site
  • Attending Weekly Client meetings and addressing or closing out actions from these meetings.
  • Organizing weekly toolbox talks.
  • Production and issuing of paperwork in line with site requirements maintaining all site records.
  • Ensure daily record of attendance is kept for all personnel including sub-contractors.
  • Call off and control of materials required and used on site.
  • Maintain progress of the works in accordance with agreed programmes, attending weekly progress meetings with the Client.
  • Ensure quality of installation works in accordance with client specified requirements.
  • Control of operatives’ Health & Safety requirements on site which includes reviewing/signing of Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Maintain adequate test and inspection records.
  • Managing issuing of QAs to document control
  • Report any variation works to Line Manager/Commercial Team.
  • Overall, to undertake all reasonable requests in line with this role and the wider business requirements.


Person Specification

  • Appropriate experience working within the Building and Construction Industry.
  • The ability to attend Client meetings.
  • The ability to communicate effectively on a one-to-one basis and promote good team practices.
  • The ability to produce written reports to document any and all contractual issues.
  • The ability to establish and maintain good Client relationships.
  • Familiar with Office 2016 (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • The ability to prioritize own workload whilst working well both under instruction and independently utilising initiative to ensure objectives are consistently achieved.


A positive attitude towards work and willingness to get tasks completed on time whilst managing conflicting deadlines and multitasking against conflicting priorities



Qualified electrician (minimum 17th edition).


First Aid.

PASMA (preference but not essential).

Testing and Inspection (preference but not essential).

Exceptional attention to detail.

Understanding of both M&E systems and specialist trades.

Liaising effectively with Project Team and the client, essentially bridging any gap in communications, via email, weekly progress meetings and verbally.