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Highways Supervisor

Job Introduction

Are you a Highways Supervisor looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you.

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Highways Supervisor to join our team at our head offices in Abergavenny. We are looking for a colleague who has experience working in sectors such as highways, infrastructure, utilities, civils, or rail.  Due to the nature of the role, we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Penarth, Barry, Porthcawl, Neath, Usk, Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil, Llanfoist, Bristol, Chepstow, Pontypridd. 

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Service Manager, the Highways Supervisor will assist the Operational, Network Management, and Commercial Teams in managing, delivering and evaluating small scale civil engineering schemes and projects. You will be based in Abergavenny, but working on the A465 road around the Merthyr Tydfil area.


On a day to day basis, key responsibilities of the Highways Supervisor will include the following (not exhaustive):


  • Having involvement in the planning, organising, overseeing and valuing of work such as construction schemes and repairing of roads, cycleways and footways
  • Overseeing supply chain activities such as gulley cleansing and jetting, lighting repairs, vehicle restraint system and parapet repairs
  • Attending meetings with site representatives, Authority representatives and client representative on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Doing site visits to gangs and subcontractors to help solve any issues and ensure that the work is being done safely to the required standards
  • Carrying out SHEQ site inspections in accordance with health & safety procedures and safe working practices
  • Providing and implementing risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work
  • Prepare accurate site records of inspections, incidents and routine maintenance undertaken on the project
  • Arranging and processing working timesheets to the Operations Manager and payroll
  • Ensuring all COSHH data and relevant safety information is available for employees when needed

**Please note a requirement of this role is to be on a stand-by/callout rota to manage the attendance to emergencies and reactive work outside of normal hours as required** 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Highways Supervisor who has previous experience of managing and setting up traffic management systems and also has a CSCS card.

**Please note that having an HGV Licence is essential for this role**

About the Company

For the successful Highways Supervisor, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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