​What is a Civil Supervisor?

A Civil Supervisor plays a crucial role in the construction industry. Their primary responsibility is to oversee and coordinate the work of construction crews and contractors to ensure that construction projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

A Civil Supervisor's role is essential to ensure that construction projects are completed efficiently, safely, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

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What are the typical duties and activities for a Civil Supervisor?

From employer to employer the description of a Civil Supervisor job will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Planning and Scheduling: Civil Supervisors must create and manage schedules for construction projects, including setting timelines and deadlines, allocating resources, and determining the order in which tasks need to be completed.

  • Site Management: They are responsible for managing and supervising work at construction sites, ensuring that all work is carried out in compliance with safety regulations, building codes, and project specifications.

  • Quality Control: Civil Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that construction work is completed to the required quality standards, including conducting regular inspections, and addressing any issues or defects.

  • Budget Management: They must manage project budgets, including tracking expenses, preparing cost estimates, and ensuring that project costs are kept within budget.

  • Communication: Civil Supervisors must maintain clear communication with project managers, clients, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure that everyone is aware of project timelines, progress, and any issues that arise.

Skills required to be a successful Civil Supervisor

To be successful within a Civil Supervisor job, the below skills are important;

  • Technical Knowledge

  • Leadership

  • Communication

  • Problem-Solving

  • Time Management

  • Attention to Detail

  • Safety Management

How can we help with your Civil Supervisor job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Civil Supervisors across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Civil Supervisors and secure the market's leading Civil Supervisor jobs.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right Civil Supervisor Jobs to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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If you are looking for a new Civil Supervisor job, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current Civil Supervisor Jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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​Hamilton is a port city within the the Canadian province of Ontario. 58 kilometres southwest of Toronto, Hamilton has an estimated population of 536,000 and is home to the McMaster University, which is ranked 4th on the Canada. Hamilton has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Kiwi Condos

Located at 212 King William Street this 14-storey tower is set to be completed in 2023 and will see 300 luxury residential units built.

Capital infrastructure projects

The City of Hamilton Hamilton’s recently approved budget includes $474 million for capital infrastructure projects, including roads, bridges, traffic lights, sidewalks, parks and facilities. Some specific projects include:

  • Transit initiatives – $192.9 million

  • Roads, bridges, traffic, sidewalks – $114.2 million

  • Long-term care and recreation facilities – $39.7 million

  • Housing initiatives – $30.3 million

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