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GFSL- Site - Supervisor

Ref: SB/2162

Location: Devizes

Postcode: SN105TU

Salary: neg

We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Supervisor Electrical or Mechanical bias on behalf of our client Gov Facility Services Ltd. The environment can be a challenging but rewarding one.

Based at HMP Erlestoke - Devizes - This position is to cover long term sickness of at least 5 months.

Both temporary and permanent candidates working for our client have been identified as key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, due to the critical work that they undertake to maintain the prison estate

The stability and security that they can offer is now more relevant than ever.


You will be required to manage a team of Operatives to ensure compliance and professional, cost effective service delivery is maintained. To act as an interface between the Operative team and the client and to report issues arising to Line Manager.

You should be a qualified plumber with extensive supervisory experience and be capable of covering for the Facilities Manager when necessary.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for Service Delivery of Operative Team
  • Assist with the recruitment and supervision of staff
  • Produce rotas for the operative team
  • Proactive reporting of all Health and Safety issues
  • Manage the issue and upkeep of PPE to the team
  • Ensure that the operative team are appropriately dressed at all timeswhilst on duty.
  • Manage stock levels and equipment
  • Conduct job chats with the operative team to identify training requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of the payroll
  • Liaise with the client to ensure customer satisfaction with the service provided

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Supervise Electrical and Mechanical engineers in achieving KPI passes in planned and reactive maintenance
  • Lead on fault finding investigations and proposals for resolutions
  • Regular review of engineering processes and procedures to seek continuous improvement
  • Implement quality control mechanisms to ensure planned and reactive works are being carried out correctly
  • Install clean and tidy standards throughout the team, in particular, engineeringstores and plant rooms
  • Accurate and regular upkeep of specific compliance logs

To be able to work for our client, it is essential that you have the ability to pass the standard security vetting process. If you hold a current DBS, previous CTC clearance or have worked in that environment before, we are looking to speak to you! If not, SkyBlue will carry out a DBS check on your behalf. These can be actioned in a number of weeks and you will also be required to pass HMPS vetting process.

If you meet the above criteria and want to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send your CV via the link provided. Shortlisting will commence with immediate effect.

SkyBlue Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that all hiring decisions are based on competence, performance and business needs. By applying for this role, you are agreeing to our privacy statement which can be found on www.skybluesolutions.co.uk

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