Site Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 00005298-1
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: RSS Infrastructure
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: PTS Certified - On Track, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Site Supervisor to oversee our arboriculture projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in tree care and management, excellent leadership abilities, and a commitment to safety and environmental stewardship.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and manage day-to-day operations of arboriculture sites, ensuring all activities are performed safely and efficiently.
  • Lead and coordinate a team of arborists and ground crew, providing guidance and support to ensure high-quality work.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate daily tasks and projects, allocating resources effectively to meet client expectations and project deadlines.
  • Conduct site assessments and develop project plans, including resource allocation, scheduling, and risk management.
  • Monitor and enforce safety protocols, ensuring compliance with industry standards and company policies.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, providing updates and addressing any concerns or requests.
  • Maintain accurate records of site activities, including progress reports, safety inspections, and equipment maintenance logs.
  • Work to LOLER and PUWER legislation

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in arboriculture, including tree care, pruning, removals, and preservation techniques.
  • Proven leadership experience, with the ability to effectively manage and motivate a team.
  • Extensive knowledge of tree species, growth patterns, and tree health diagnostics.
  • Proficiency in the use of arboriculture tools and equipment, including chainsaws, chippers, ropes, and climbing gear.
  • Strong understanding of health and safety regulations related to tree care operations.
  • CSCS
  • PTS (Personal Track Safety) would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, for client interactions and team coordination.
  • A valid Full UK driving license

About RSS Infrastructure

RSS Infrastructure (RSSI) is a multi-disciplinary service provider for the rail and construction sectors. We have an award-winning reputation for developing solutions to improve safety and productivity.

Founded in 2007, RSSI provides a diverse range of solutions across the infrastructure sector through three divisions: Technical Services, Managed Environments, and Welding Services.

The Technical Services division encompasses Civils and Construction, Rail Operations, Signalling and Telecommunications (S&T), and Track Warning Services. Notably, RSSI stands out as the UK's sole provider of Track Warning Services.

The Managed Environments division offers Arboriculture, Ecology Services, Industrial Rope Access (IRATA), and Vegetation Management services.

Lastly, the Welding Services division specialises in Rail Welding and boasts an outstanding performance record, with a 99% first-time approval rate for our welds.

RSSI has over 200 full-time employees and a large contingent workforce covering most of the UK. It operates from offices in Birmingham, Doncaster, and Cwmbran.

As an equal opportunities employer, RSSI does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. As a proud signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant, we encourage reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces to apply for positions. For more information on how we strive to create equal opportunities and encourage under-represented groups to apply for roles and join us, visit our parent company website - Work for Us.