Access Control Supervisor

Job Type:



£40000 - £45000 Per Annum


Job Title: Supervisor – Mechanical, Electrical, and Security Services
Location: United Kingdom

About Our Client:
Our client has been providing buildings support to local authorities, social landlords, NHS trusts, and private sector clients for over 40 years. Founded in 1979, they have a proven track record of delivering successful mechanical, electrical, and security services and solutions to their commercial and domestic clients, with whom they have developed longstanding partnerships.

Job Summary:
We are seeking a Supervisor to support our management team by carrying out site surveys, quotations, toolbox talks, van inspections, and supervising larger installations and projects. The Supervisor will also act as a liaison between engineers and the management team, providing support and ensuring effective communication.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct site surveys and produce quotations.
  • Supervise larger jobs, installations, and projects, providing regular progress reports to the management team.
  • Perform post-inspection of works to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Conduct van inspections, including checking PPE, ladders, stock, etc.
  • Assist contract managers with toolbox talks.
  • Act as an escalation point for engineers.
  • Conduct random site inspections for quality assurance.
  • Carry out some high-level or complex repairs as required.
  • Act as a liaison between operatives, sub-contractors, and managers, escalating issues promptly where appropriate.
  • Monitor the progression of improvers and new starters on site, offering assistance when required.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as required.
  • Participate in the out-of-hours call-out rota escalation.

Person Specification:
The Supervisor must demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge and experience both as a supervisor and as an engineer. The following abilities are required:

  • Ability to plan and organise other people's work and motivate them.
  • High levels of communication skills, including effective communication with customers and clients.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • A head for heights and willingness to work in all weather conditions.
  • Willingness to work in confined spaces.
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment Process.
  • Ability to recognise and work with vulnerable persons.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience to ensure that all activities meet quality management, H&S, legal stipulations, environmental policies, and general duty of care.
  • Extensive experience and detailed knowledge of systems and legislation relating to this work stream.
  • Excellent IT/Technical skills.
  • Experience in managing and motivating others.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • SSSTS Qualified.
  • CSCS.
  • Asbestos Aware.
  • ADSA / DHF Qualified.
  • IPAF Qualification.
  • Experience in Access Control, CCTV, and Door Entry fault Diagnostics & Installation works.
  • Good practical skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to follow technical drawings, building plans, and wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to work carefully, methodically, and safely.
  • Valid full UK driving license.

Equality Statement:
We recruit solely on the basis of the applicant’s abilities and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the job. Recruitment procedures avoid discrimination on any grounds.

Working for us:

  • Salary £40-£45k + dependent on experience + benefits package.
  • 21 days holiday increasing by 1 day every 2 years’ service up to a maximum of 25 days, plus statutory days.
  • Pension scheme – Auto enrolment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Life insurance.
  • Employee Referral Scheme.
  • Staff Discounts.
  • Company Van, Mobile phone, laptop & uniform.
  • 3-month probationary period.
  • Monday to Friday, between 8am – 5pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break.

You will be part of a friendly and busy team. Excellent training and support will be provided, with plenty of opportunities for career progression and advancement.

If you believe that you have the talent, energy, and spirit and are eager to learn, then we want to hear from you!

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