Supervisor (Utility Arb)

  • Job Reference: SWR2659
  • Date Posted: 7 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £26,000
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Utility Arb Supervisor Spider is advertising on behalf of our client who are currently seeking to recruit in Stoke on Trent and the surrounding areas, a proactive utility arb Supervisor with tree surveying experience to work closely with the Area Manager to support the programming of contract works. 

As part of the RSK Group, our client, provides vital Vegetation Management services to electricity distributor network operators (DNOs) within the UK. They enable DNOs to provide a resilient and sustainable service to their customers. They have offices and operations across the Midlands, the Wirral, East of England and Scotland, and work with over 300 skilled individuals. 

Applications are encouraged from confident individuals with initiative and drive to supervise, provide support and offer advice, guidance, and assistance to arborist teams within the field. 

As a Supervisor, you will be required to undertake operational audits and ensure that any damage or safety concerns are identified, reported, and addressed, striving towards excellence. 

The Supervisor role will also include surveying duties, from the initial surveying of spans to obtaining permission to complete the programmed works. This requires someone with Utility arb surveying experience, demonstrating broad tree identification and characteristics knowledge. 

The successful candidate will need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team and have good attention to detail in the quality of their work. 

A sound level of I.T knowledge would be beneficial, to support operating a tablet device in the field. 

They value the contribution people make to our success and in return we offer a competitive benefits package including: a great place to work whilst earning a competitive salary, company pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement (plus birthday). 

Preferred Skills 

- UA: 1, 2.1, 5

- DNO Authorisation

- Full UK Driving Licence

- Strong Communication skills

- Negotiating skills

- Able to work using own initiative and as part of a team

- Experience and knowledge of strict H&S operations and its practical implications

- Manual Handling Certification

- First Aid Certification 

Please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Surveyor, Tree Surveying, Arborist, Arboricultural, Arboricultural Consultant, Forester, Utility

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