Mechanical Supervisor - Black Hat

Job Category:  Construction
Contract Partner Company:  Framatome
Employing Company:  Framatome

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Mechanical Supervisor - Black Hat


Hinkley Point C 



The Black Hat Supervisor  will support and supervise Framatome projects of Temporary Buildings or Structures erection on HPC site (subcontracted projects).  As a "Black Hat" (non-working supervisor), manage all Health & Safety aspects of Installation activities on site Risk Assessments/Point of Work Risk Assessments review, Toolbox Talks, on site supervision ensuring that all company policies are adhered to.

  • Provide technical advice and propose technical solutions where required
  • Review and approve technical & safety documentation
  • Be involved in technical and planning discussions with Framatome's client (HPC Principal Contractor)
  • Ensure installation of works is as per design and process
  • Deliver works on time and within parameters of the budget set for the task.
  • Supervise contracted staff
  • Prepare site reports and fill in needed documentation
  • Manage and ensure compliance of the NNB permit to work processes
  • Attend coordination meetings with the HPC Principal Contractor and their other tier 1 contractors
  • Act as and Incident Controller (IC)
  • Act as Trauma and Medical Immediate Care (TMIC)



Required Qualifications: 

Level 3 Apprenticeship in at least one of the following:

  • Engineering Construction - Pipefitting Standard or Mechanical or Plating;
  • Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician;
  • Engineering Fitter;
  • Metal Fabricator;
  • Project Controls Technician
  • Enrolment onto ILM Level 3 Certificate C&BE plus completion of Nuclear Unit or Nuclear Engineering Construction Supervisor (NECS)


And at least one of the following:

  • LATS, SMSTS or IOSH Managing Safely
  • Essential training for the role (HPC specific training)
  • TMIC trained (First Aid at Work trained)
  • IC trained


Required Experience: 

  • HPC experience (Desirable)
  • Computer literate 
  • Mechanical & electrical knowledge
  • Candidate must be a strong team leader who pays attention to safety and quality as a priority, always leading by example
  • Must be able to set people to work and ensure works are delivered as per design, on time and on budget
  • Project management
  • Large Construction Teams management
  • Team working and relationship-building skills
  • Communication skills
  • Industrial relations management
  • An eye for detail
  • Problem solving



Terms, Conditions & Benefits: 

For this position salary is negotiable., 


Benefits will also include: 

  • Private healthcare (self and family) currently including dental (individual only) - taxable benefit
  • Income protection (75% after 13 weeks of continued absence)
  • Life assurance (4x salary)
  • 8% pension contribution
  • 1x professional membership per year (costs expensed)


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we 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.