Herotel Border Internet: Site Supervisor

Company Herotel Border Internet
Reference # Eastern Region
Published 12/11/2021
Contract Type Contract
Salary Market Related
Location East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
This post is an integral part of the Herotel Growth Hub, Site Build and deployment. Team to Manage all on-site activities of Key Projects within Hub areas. The Site Supervisor is responsible for the management of the Fibre Deployment Civil Works Teams on all on-site activities including but not limited to.
• Conventional and machine trenching, drilling road surface cutting,
• Planting of Poles
• The installation of fibre optic duct and cables.
Job Functions Information Technology,Site Manager
Industries ICT – Information & Communications Technology
The Site Supervisor is a first-line supervisory position with the responsibility to manage the civil
workforce used on-site and working on all fiber implementation projects in accordance with the
approved HeroTel SOP standards and specifications.
• The Site Supervisor manages (plan, organize, direct, control, monitor, install) the civil aspects
including opening of the trenches, bedding, padding, duct installation and road surface
reinstatements on al in-road and conventional trenching projects as well as the installation of poles
• The Site Supervisor also ensures that the road or the conventional build lines are correctly built
according to specifications as well as ensuring the installation of the poles and the fibre stringing is
done to plan;
• The Site Supervisor must have a full understanding of the plans, drawings and specifications to
plan the construction routes and layout accordingly.
• The Site Supervisor must plan the trench lines, pole positions, correct positioning of man-holes etc
before the construction team can commence with the work.
• Communicate the planned works to the civil teams under his control.
• Record proof of correct installation by taking regular photos and continuous checks to see that work
done is correct saving the photos and evidence of correct install in the appropriate folders and with
correct naming convention.
• Pro-actively identify installation risks and solve problems.
• Ensure that in the execution of works due consideration is given to safety, Health, Environmental
and quality (SHEQ) best practices and regulations by regularly conducting inspections and ensure
that H&S file is up to date.
• To enhance long term client relationships via effective image building and client communication.
This entails the following activities:
• Obtain written briefs and confirmation of works from Project Manager and Site Manager.
• Managing the daily activities of all resources making sure that agreed daily targets, deliverables,
milestones and deadlines are met by each person working on site. HEROTEL – VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT
• Understand the implications of changes to the scope in terms of costs, resourcing and deadlines and
manage accordingly
• Ensure that the right amount of time is allocated to each job and ensure work is produced on time, to
brief and on budget
• Responsible for the scheduling of work and is accountable for following site and project plans and
schedules and ensuring the construction team’s daily and weekly activities meet production goals
related to civil construction.
• Co-ordination of resources – plant, people, materials, equipment.
• Facilitate a safe work culture and is accountable for the safety of the construction team and must
understand the legal liability of the role; ensuring the construction team apply the standards for safe
working conditions and are fit for work each day.
• Also accountable for ensuring that the completed work meets standards and for recommending work
processes that will improve productivity and product quality.
• Administration and preparation of reports as required by the employer.
• Provide a quality Service to clients.
• Ensure that all project assets – including Trenching Machinery, Motor Vehicles, trailers and Tools are
clean and used correctly.
• Ensure that all internal procedures are adhered to which will include the accurate completion of monthly
claims and civil workers timesheets and recorded daily production.
• Develop and maintain as-build plans from pre-production to final delivery, detailing the scope of work,
resources required (internal and external), activities per resource, deliverables, milestones and
• Manages the process of verifying and approving final Sub-contractor invoices by accepting, auditing
and doublechecking all quantities invoiced.
• Manage the recruitment of required on-site resources
• Manage the process of cost management and risk management
• Measure project performance and submit daily reports
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and ensure that all project documentation is
stored for future reference
• Proactively contribute ideas for new installation and deployment strategies and identify areas for
• Ensure Quality management ensuring that HeroTel Installations Standards are adhered to at all times
and identify and address quality issues as soon as they arise
• Provide a quality Service to clients.
• Manage the full process of quality control processes have been followed for all civil works.
• Act as custodian of project assets – including Trenching Machinery, Motor Vehicles and Tools
• Do daily L1 MOS meetings and escalations to L2
• Ensure that all internal procedures are adhered to which will include adhering to Procurement and
Purchase Order requirements, monthly claims and time sheets are submitted timeously
• Manage Petty cash
• Submit SNT’s claims weekly
• Have an oversight and manage all vehicle use activity at all times
• Keep all HUB reporting up to date at all time
At least 3-5 years operational experience in Civil Project within the Telecommunications Sector
• Able to travel to other provinces and towns if needed
• Working knowledge of Microsoft office products
• Experience in project roll-out and deployment planning and budgeting
• Strong analytical ability
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must have problem solving aptitude
• Code EB drivers licence.
Grade 12
• SHEQ training with applicable qualification is an advantage
Job Closing Date 10/12/2021