Service Supervisor

Discipline: Internal
Salary: 35000
Contact name: Jack Allinson

Contact email:
Job ref: 009704
Published: 14 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

This vacancy is a secondment up until the end of 2024.


Join our team in Uphall as a Service Supervisor and you will support the management of the fitting out and refurbishment of Hire Fleet buildings as well as ongoing maintenance/ suitability of facilities at the Hire and Service centre.


You will ensure all works are undertaken in a structured manner whilst maintaining effective cost control, meeting/improving upon planned costs, working within agreed timescales and adhering to safe working practices and quality standards at all times.


As a Service Supervisor you will work alongside our project and commercial teams therefore you will be able to communicate effectively with others promoting an environment of teamwork and communication.


What’s in it for me:

  • £35,000 
  • Role based: Uphall, EH52 5NT
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Contributory pension

Role Responsibilities:

*         Ensure the operations team comply with all legislation, codes of practice, industry guidelines and/or Company procedures/policies relating to Health and Safety.

*         Ensure any direct working areas and the hire centre is maintained to a safe and orderly standard using 5 S, H&S Inspections and monthly SHE tour and report.

*         Maintain an accurate method of tracking the work program and complete accurate paperwork for all buildings through daily monitoring and managing progress against daily plan.

*         Complete termination reports on returning buildings and carry out iAudits on all building prior to dispatch.

*         Monitor employee timesheets completed against daily plan ensuring accuracy of booking and service order numbers.

*         Assist with transport log and feedback any discrepancies to the Service Manager/ Administrator.

*         Work effectively as part of a team with all internal customers to ensure timescales for completing work and quality standards are achieved in adherence to definition of costs, VQA and Portakabin SOP’s.

*         Check accuracy of building allocation paperwork, e.g., drawings and specifications. Ensuring fitout is to agreed specification.

*         To lead and deliver daily briefings to the team of Operatives.


Benefits & Opportunities:

*         Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*         Contributory pension

*         A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

*         Employee Assistance Program

*         A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*         Fully funded professional qualifications and membership

*         Cycle to Work Scheme


There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!


Our Ideal Candidate:

*         Practical operational supervisory experience ideally in construction related roles.

*         Proven experience of managing health and safety within construction working environments.

*         Some experience in team management.

*         Demonstrate ability to work independently and drive in new initiatives.

*         GCSE or equivalent level of education, including Maths and English

*         Full UK driving licence.


Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.


About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.


Apply Now!

We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.