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Occupational Works Supervisor

An Occupational Works Supervisor takes a leadership role on site, supervising and directing operations on a construction project to make sure it is completed safely, on time and within budget.

Average salary*

£27000

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£45000


What they do

An Occupational Works Supervisor takes a leadership role on site, supervising and directing operations on a construction project to make sure it is completed safely, on time and within budget.

What they do

Occupational Works Supervisors have responsibility for the supervision of the whole workplace on smaller sites.On larger sites, they may be responsible for a particular section or group of workers and report to a senior supervisor.

The role will involve leading by example when supervising the health, safety and welfare of workers. developing and maintaining good working relationships, as well as coordinating and organising work operations.

Typical tasks include:

  • Planning work to ensure the availability of plant, labour and materials
  • Allocating and monitoring the use of plant and equipment
  • Monitoring progress against the works programme
  • Working closely with the site workforce once building is underway
  • Monitoring costs and checking quality
  • Making sure the work meets legal requirements and Building Regulations

Hours & Salary

  • Newly trained occupational works supervisors can earn in the region of £23,000 and £27,000 per year
  • Trained with experience occupational works supervisors can earn in the region of £27,000 and £45,000
  • Senior occupational works supervisors can earn in excess of £70,000 a year

Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility.

Most roles involve a 40 hour week. Some overtime may be required to meet project deadlines, and could include some evening or weekend work.


 

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