Construction Supervisor

at THS Group
Location Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Construction
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Pietermaritzburg


Job Summary

To support and supervise all construction works being undertaken from commencement of the construction works to the end. The task also involves designing of construction drawings, BOQs, schedule of materials, formulating the TORs for contractors, planning for staffing, organizing, maintenance, setting schedules, timing of deliverables, conducting quality control and reporting on construction project works.

Duties and Essential Job Functions

  • Leads and coordinates the construction team’s monthly and quarterly planning, as well as review sessions by providing leadership.
  • Carries out site assessments prior to finalization of drawings and Bills of Quantities (BOQs).
  • Designs structural drawings and prepares BOQs for new infrastructure, as well as existing infrastructure that may require renovations.
  • Makes construction budget by monitoring project expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions; providing non-project annual operating and capital budget information.
  • Complies with legal regulations, ensuring that all drawings, certifications and approvals from the authorities are in place/order.
  • Manages sub-contractors by locating, evaluating and selecting sub-contractors; monitoring and controlling performance.
  • Ensures that the quality of acquisitions meets the technical specifications and required standards.
  • Ensures that all construction staff uphold good morals and ethics according to the organizations policies and guidelines. This includes Accountability, Compliancy and Transparency (ACT).
  • Ensures that the DAPP Administration Office Block and HQ constructions to be carried out by contractors are carried within the time frame, with quality control.

Other functions and responsibilities

May be required to carry out other tasks as assigned to by the superiors or management

Qualifications and Preferred Qualities

  • Diploma/degree in Civil Engineering or in Construction related works
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office applications and design software, such as Autodesk, AutoCAD Civil 3D and Micro Station.
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Honest and reliable, with the ability to work with a team to achieve goals through teamwork