Now one of Scotland’s largest construction companies, City Building provide a range of repairs and maintenance, manufacturing, construction and refurbishment activities across the public, private and third sectors.
As well as providing the largest construction craft apprenticeship programme in Scotland, we also operate Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries (RSBi), one of the largest supported manufacturing businesses in Europe. RSBi employs over 250 people, more than 50% of whom have a disability.
Our unique social ethos of building a sustainable future underpins our drive to deliver excellence across a wide range of high quality construction and manufacturing operations. These include Repairs and Maintenance, Design and Build Construction projects, New House Building, major investment and refurbishment, manufacturing and specialist services including district heating, solar thermal and solar PV installations.
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Asbestos Supervisor to join our fully licensed Asbestos Section. You will be experienced in working with asbestos based materials and carrying out all associated asbestos removal works including reinstatement and managing a team of 2 Asbestos Operatives. General requirements for this post will include:
• Manage a skilled team of asbestos operatives
• Working knowledge of the current Asbestos Regulations 2012 and the licenced Contractors guide
• Understand and work to plans of work (method statements) and risk assessments
• Actively adhere to all Health & Safety procedures and instructions
• Assess hazards on-site and complete or make minor changes to risk assessments if required
• Work in a safe manner and do not place anyone at risk from any of your activities
• Use and maintain all safety equipment supplied to you correctly, including respiratory protective equipment (RPE), and report any defects.
• Be clean shaven each working day for using RPE.
• Care for all safety equipment and report to your supervisor any defects
• Have a flexible attitude to working hours in term of working until completion of allocated task
• Evening and weekend working
• Call out rota for emergency situations
• Full current driving licence and access to a car
You will undergo all necessary training required for this post and participate in annual refresher training which meets the training needs of the individual, focussing on good practice, new work methods, regulations and any other topics deemed relevant by City Building.
You will be keen and enthusiastic, with a flexible approach to work and must have good organisational skills and be able to work as an integral member of a team. As the public face of the section you must have an approachable manner, be a good communicator and be confident in dealing with clients and members of the public. You should have as a minimum 5 years relevant experience within the industry.
The working pattern will be on a 4 on 4 off basis, hours being 8.00am – 6.00 pm with 45 minutes for lunch. There will also be a call out rota for emergency situations that you will be required to be on standby rota between the hours of 6.00pm and 8.00am 1 week in every 6 for the 4 days that you will be on shift. There is an additional payment for this.
If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to provide the above service and can add value to the business, then please forward your CV and application supporting statement to the HR Section at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to HR Section, 350 Darnick Street, Glasgow G21 4BA, no later than Friday 15 October 2021.
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