NEC Supervisor

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Havant Thicket Reservoir NEC Supervisor


My client has embarked on a £123m project to build a reservoir at Havant Thicket. This environmentally led project will safeguard future water supplies and provide a place of natural beauty for the community to enjoy. The reservoir will provide wetland habitats, paths for walking, cycling, running and horse-riding, and a visitors’ centre providing a café and educational resources for schools. The project will be mainly delivered through a main reservoir contract and two pipeline contracts, with some additional related contracts.

My client is looking for two NEC supervisors, one to focus on the reservoir contract, the other on the pipeline contracts, with some flexibility in providing support across the programme as a whole. The successful candidate will need to uphold theirr values of excellence, integrity and respect.

Main responsibilities are:

  • Ensure that the project is delivered in accordance with the technical specification
  • Develop a full understanding of the project scope, accessing the project common data environment to obtain construction details and other information necessary to perform the role
  • Provide guidance in the development of testing and inspect plans needed to comply with the Works Information, quality standards and applicable construction legislation
  • Monitor site activity through regular site visits and inspections to confirm work is carried out in accordance with the works information
  • Maintain accurate records of daily site activities, conditions and resources
  • Obtain, review and monitor compliance with quality procedures including inspection and test plans, as built records and test results
  • Manage the defects process, seeking to proactively identify problems and prevent them from progressing into defects
  • Witness of testing and commissioning activity
  • Coordinate third party design and construction assurance input into site inspections, sample and benchmark reviews and defect resolution
  • Complete a detailed weekly and monthly site reports, documenting the sequence of works with supporting site photographs and records
  • Supporting the Project Manager

To meet the high demands of this role, we are looking for a person who has the following:


  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build excellent relationships with the client and contractor teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable technical review / assurance ability
  • Working knowledge of NEC3/NEC4 construction contract
  • Working knowledge of health and safety requirements and CDM
  • Excel/Powerpoint/Word/Teams
  • Familiarity with reviewing design information in a Common Data Environment

Qualifications and Experience

  • HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or a related field of study
  • Experience of site supervision of infrastructure projects within the UK. Water industry street works or major earthworks experience would be an advantage
  • Experience in carrying out the duties of the NEC Supervisor
  • Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme, or Site Management Safety Training Scheme training
  • Full driving licence (all applicants will be required to undertake our driver assessment)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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