Area Supervisor – Reading

PositionArea Supervisor
Salary£32,000 - £36,000
Hours40 hours per week
Contact Type
Job Ref0000010

Job description

Cofely, a GDF SUEZ company is a leading service business in the UK across public, private and healthcare sectors. We have always been committed to one mission: to develop innovative solutions that improve the efficiency of cities, buildings, industry and infrastructure across the UK.

Do you think that you have the energy to succeed at Cofely? Joining Cofely, a GDF SUEZ company could be the start of a rewarding journey with Europe’s largest FM & Energy Services business & a Global leader in Energy.

We currently employ over 15,200* staff across the UK and Ireland, whether your background is Technical, FM, Energy or in a business support function, we believe that each and every member of our team plays a key role in the future of our company. If you are a motivated, customer focused individual and want to take your career to the next level then we want to hear from you.

Cofely are recruiting for an Area Supervisor to be based in Reading. This is a permanent full time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a company vehicle and competitive salary of £32,000 – £36,000 (depending on skills and experience). The role holder will report to the Labour Control Manager.

The role is to assist the contract manager in achieving the contractual requirements of Area 5. Production of quotations for extra works, ensuring labour levels on contracts are maintained during holidays and sickness, health and safety site audits and toolbox talks are undertaken, produce conditional and dilapidation reports, supervise standard of work and provide on-site training to ensure company standard is maintained, organise labour requirements for out of hours working within the constraints of works costed, produce method statements and risk assessments.

Main Responsibilities / Duties Include

  • Respond in a timely manner to verbal and written requests
  • Coordinate quotations
  • Use preferred suppliers where possible
  • Provide monthly reports if and when required
  • First point of contact for customer complaints
  • Attend to client meetings and close down audit reports and actions
  • Review Engineering Job Sheets in timely manner for accuracy, legibility, procurement, (materials and quotations) problem solving
  • Report overtime for manager’s authorisation
  • Assist Admin regarding closure of WIP in a timely manner
  • Supervise material budget per contract
  • Liaise with procurement for preferred supplier’s sub-contractor
  • Efficient delivery of contracts and reduce overtime spend
  • Support Helpdesk with allocating calls to the correct engineers for your sites
  • Periodically review planners
  • Ensure availability of resources for designated contracts
  • Make and document any PPM changes / variations
  • Review assets in timely manner ensuring Plannon accuracy
  • Be available for out of hours call-out support for designated contracts
  • Be able to cover sites during absence as directed by Contract Manager
  • Carryout and report all actions raised during audits
  • Supervise availability of engineering staff to attend training courses in line with Compliance Supervisor requests
  • Ensure all site log books fall in line with the current ICMS procedures as well as client requirements
  • Production of Quotations
  • Production and collation of Condition / Dilapidation Reports
  • Complete accident returns in a timely manner
  • Ensure all contracts under designated control are statutory compliant
  • Ensure QA are completed in line with the company policy
  • Return to work completed for each absence
  • Carry out QA on sub-contractors
  • Comply with reasonable requests for information from HSQE manager
  • Ensure all engineers PPE is up to date and safe
  • Ensure tool box talks are carried out to the ICMS procedures
  • Ensure all engineers are following risk assessments for all works
  • Complete primary investigations for any alleged misconduct incidents involving engineering staff and report to Service Manager


  • C&G or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Previous experience in a similar role experience
  • Basic Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Highly Customer Focused

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK.
Any applicant requiring relocation will need to do this at their own expense. There is no re-location package with this job role.
Any internal applicant must inform their manager before applying.
Cofely do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.