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Technical Supervisor

Posted 29 January by Talentspa Easy Apply Ended

Technical Supervisor

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: C32k plus benefits

Hours of work: 40hrs per week as required by the business

Purpose of the Technical Supervisor:

To conduct site visits and scope potential works, prepare job pack documentation and supervise a team of Industrial Services Operatives as allocated to you from time to time (on a job by job basis) and assist management to provide a professional service as required by clients in a cost-effective manner.

To promote the Company to achieve a higher profile in the Industrial Services sectors and help develop the business to increase the Company’s market share.

Responsibilities of the Technical Supervisor:

  • Involving commercial/Industrial suction, cleaning & jetting services as far as the team and equipment specifications allow
  • Scoping of works and provide assistance to enable accurate quoting
  • Writing and issuing of RAMS (risk assessments and method statements)
  • Supervise personnel as allocated to you:
  • Ensure allocated staff are fully trained and competent to carry out their roles
  • Conduct regular meetings in order to implement change and provide update on legislation and working procedures
  • Carry out work site inspections at irregular intervals to ensure strict compliance with safety legislation, Company policies / procedures / RAMS and customer requirements
  • Scrutinise allocated operatives’ timesheets (weekly)
  • Carry out vehicle and equipment spot checks
  • Liaison with existing customers to ensure continued good working relations and take action to improve service quality
  • Be available at all times to respond to new and existing customer requests
  • Control spending on resources for works within your control:
  • Limit Agency staff, subcontractors & hire equipment by maximising own workforce/equipment in all operations
  • Active and efficient time management of workforce
  • Travel to and overnight in locations as required by the demands of the works
  • Perform the duties of an Industrial cleaning operative as and when required by the demands of the business
  • Provide 24hr cover on a rota basis as required
  • Develop new business (through liaison with Sales Managers) to increase market share.

Requirements of the Technical Supervisor:


  • Cat BE driving licence (Cat C desirable)
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience of the industrial services industry
  • Proven track record of effective dealing with external customers
  • Experience of managing safely in an operational working environment including producing risk assessments and method statements
  • Knowledge of industrial services cleaning equipment
  • Pollution awareness to be able to respond to spillages
  • Computer literate to perform duties (MS Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Numerate and literate to process paperwork associated with post.


  • Traffic Management (Lantra Award)
  • Management qualification at NVQ level 3 or equivalent or higher
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • First Aid at Work (3 day course)
  • Confined Space Entry to C&G High Risk (Rescue desirable)
  • Water Jetting to WJA standard
  • Pollution Control/Spill Response
  • Asbestos Awareness.

Benefits of becoming the Technical Supervisor:

  • 33 days holiday a year including Bank holidays
  • Bonus – 5% of Salary
  • Death in Service 4x Salary
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Technical Supervisor role then please apply now!

Reference: 34340036

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