Project Supervisor

Location Roscrea
Contact name: Ryan Cassidy

Job ref: 004283
Published: over 1 year ago

The Project Supervisor will report to the Project Manager and is expected to successfully deliver Programmes in line with KPIs, HSEQ Standards and Company Processes.

The Project Supervisor will be responsible for managing a team of overhead line timber cutting staff to ensure continual delivery of a targeted programme. This includes pro-actively liaising with both the delivery teams and direct with our sub-contractors and suppliers.


Main Duties:

Management of Personnel and Workstack

  • Planning of overhead electricity network outages to carry out timber cutting works this will include identification of Isolation points, creating outage requests & plans for submission to the local electricity network operator.
  • The successful coordination and implementation of work packages to ensure they are delivered within the agreed timescales, in line with Programme Plans and/or KPIs.
  • Accountable for providing a weekly forecast for assigned deliverables and resources in line with the overall Programme requirements.
  • Provide weekly resource capacity.
  • Accountable for the provision of weekly time sheets and sign off sheets.
  • Accountable for the delivery of the forecasted programme.
  • Responsible to take input from the field to develop and maintain the Management Information System.
  • Provide status reporting.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships within Circet, client and 3rd parties, ensuring collaborative working across teams/areas.
  • Schedule field resources effectively ensuring weekly KPIs are achieved, in a cost effective manner, whilst maintaining HSEQ.
  • Ensure the fluidity of work to maintain resource levels and achieve KPIs
  • Accountable for ensuring resource level meets workload requirements.
  • Accountable for Daily whereabouts submission
  • Accountable for Completion of works
  • Manage the completion of works in line with HSEQ requirements.
  • Identify, manage and report on any dependencies, milestones, critical path, and potential risks and issues.
  • Create, maintain and deliver high quality project documentation



  • Ensure effective communication with staff and stakeholders ensuring this is delivered in a timely and clear fashion, with expectations clearly set and met.
  • Effectively manage and document any issues/escalations raised, ensuring these are dealt with in a timely manner and to a successful conclusion.
  • Liaison with the client’s inspectors and planners and management to ensure that quality of work is as specification and to complete satisfaction of the client.
  • To build and maintain a working relationship with the client and within Circet

Health & Safety, Quality and Environment

  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure risk assessments and method statements are provided for non-routine operations.
  • To ensure near misses, good catches and accident forms as completed as required
  • Maintain accurate records in compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.
  • To respond to complaints/defects in line with KPIs
  • To ensure all field resources adhere to workmanship standards.

Stock Control

  • Request PO’s for all items prior to hire/purchase


  • Control costs, productivity and efficiency of site and contract
  • Monitor actual codes against job pack daily.



  • Promote a zero defect culture
  • Proactively work to continuously develop the company’s quality system


Essential Criteria:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft excel & PDF software packages
  • Good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft office products
  • Sound working knowledge of broader electrical networks including distribution systems and associated plant and equipment. Knowledge of civil works would also be an advantage.
  • A sound working knowledge of electrical infrastructure, safety rules / legislation.
  • Previous experience of resource management including the planning and scheduling of work to maximise income / profit.
  • Previous management experience including the ability and willingness to address poor performance
  • Good commercial awareness with ability to monitor and accurately report performance against pre-determined targets Have a high standard of work ethic
  • Be able to manage/supervise part of a team
  • Confident problem-solving abilities
  • This role may involve staying away and night working as projects dictate. You must be available for this as and when required.
  • A Driving Licence (no more than 6 points)


Familiar with:

  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Woodchipper operation
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 3, Aerial cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Freefall Techniques.
  • Utility Arborist (UA)


Position: Project Supervisor (Timber Cutting – Power Networks)

Reporting to: Project Manager             

Location: Ireland (Roscrea / Portlaoise)