Mechanical/Installation Fitter/ Crane Supervisor

Ref No. BHN536249
Salary £32,000 - £35,000/annum
Location West Midlands, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


My Client is recruiting for a Mechanical/Installation Fitter/ Crane Supervisor in the Water Sector


Water Sector Experience

The Job

My Client is recruiting for a Mechanical/Installation Fitter/ Crane Supervisor in the Water Sector


To install sewage treatment plant & equipment in accordance with the design under the direction of the Contract Engineer.

Main duties & responsibilities:

(These will include but not be confined to the following:)

  • Carry out installation of mechanical, electrical and minor civil engineering works on site.
  • Ensure all relevant tooling, materials and job specific items are prepared in advance of site attendance.
  • Liaise with customers and contractors on site.
  • Attend site inductions.
  • Carry out / attend and recording of daily tool box talks prior to starting work each day.
  • Co-ordinating and supervising all lifting activities in accordance with the Lifting Plan.
  • Briefing all lifting team members (i.e., crane operators, riggers and signalmen) on the Lifting Plan, risk control measure and safe lifting procedure before the commencement of any lifting operation.
  • Ensuring that only registered crane operators, appointed riggers and appointed signalmen participate in any lifting operation involving the use of mobile and tower cranes.
  • Ensuring that the ground conditions are safe for any lifting operation to be performed by mobile cranes.
  • Be present during all lifting operations; and if unsafe conditions are reported to him, to take suitable measures to rectify the conditions so that the lifting operation can be conducted safely.
  • Liaise with customers and contractors on site.
  • Attend appropriate training courses which the company recognises as part of your duties.
  • Effective team co-operation, with a requirement to work as and when required.
  • Fault finding and rectification on completed installations
  • Ensure all works carried out are specification compliant and comply with health & safety, environment and other legislation.
  • Attend site to carry out warranty, emergency and maintenance works including reasonable on call requirements.
  • All staff are required to carry out their work safely and in accordance with the company's Business Management System, including Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental.
  • Report daily to the Installation Manger on the progress of installation.
  • Report any complications which may affect the delivery of the installation on time.
  • Maintaining site tidiness and general good housekeeping throughout the site.
  • Actively take part in Risk Assessment, COSHH assessment and all related Health and Safety issues.
  • Completion of all job cards and timesheets to allow for monitoring of workload, performance etc.
  • Demonstrate an ability to read, understand and work from technical drawings.
  • Report all hazards / incidents / near misses
  • Maintain & stock vehicles as required
  • Time sheet completion
  • Mentor trainees and apprentice
  • To comply with the company's Health & safety policy & procedures, and take reasonable care of your own and others safety who may be affected by your work.

Skills and Experience:

  • Preferably apprentice trained/HND/HNC/NVQ in relevant engineering discipline
  • Experienced Crane Superisor
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Experience as an installation engineer in heavy industry preferably Water Sector
  • Willing to travel and stay away when required in the UK
  • Ideally SSSTS, CSCS and Thames Water passport


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