Somerset Regional Council Jobs – Technical Supervisor

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Job Description:

This role will be responsible for the management of inspecting, prioritising, reporting and implementing actions reported through Council’s customer service system. Supervision of allocated section of Council’s workforce and various contractors to ensure that construction and maintenance is carried out to meet the required level of service and meet time, budget, quality and statutory requirements. Providing support and advice to all Supervisors about various matters associated with road construction, maintenance and customer service enquiries

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Overseer / Supervisors with emerging technologies (eg, Reflect software) to optimise systems, prioritise works, and implement consistent practices on both the Main Roads and Council Road networks.
  • Make a proactive contribution to the development and implementation of initiatives of the operations department management team.
  • Monitor and review work practices and the quality of service delivery to ensure compliance with quality assurance systems, industry best practice and agreed cost and time parameters.
  • Management of Council’s Customer Service Request System with respect to inspection, prioritising, reporting, implementing actions and reviewing outcomes.
  • Support Supervisors in performing construction and maintenance activities, providing technical advice as appropriate.
  • Undertake site risk assessments, ensure adequate control measures are in place, and ensure work sites are maintained and conform to current legislative Standards for, WHS and Environmental requirements
  • Provide advice and prepare correspondence, reports and information for the Manager or delegated officer as applicable. This includes regular, timely and accurate reporting on the status of projects and activities.
  • Ensure that road projects have traffic management controls installed in accordance with Traffic Guidance Scheme(s) developed under the requirements of the MUTCD and/or other current industry standards.
  • Participate in the afterhours on call operations as directed by the Director or delegated officer (where applicable).
  • Represent the Council to the public and members of other organisations in a positive manner.
  • Consult within your work team during any risk assessment of tasks and ensure that any identified control
    measures are understood, in place and adhered to.

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of maintenance and construction practices in the operational works area
  • Working knowledge of plant utilised for road construction /maintenance and capabilities in performing works
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Main Roads and /or Local Government operations, functions, legislative requirements, policies, procedures and structure relevant to the work area
  • Knowledge of Customer Service Systems and associated practices
  • Working knowledge and understanding of statutory requirements relevant to the work area, in particular the Work Health and Safety Act, the Environment Protection Act and the M.U.T.C.D. signage guide
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Practical/Civica, Exponaire/MapInfo, MagiQ and other emerging software

Job Details:

Company: Somerset Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Somerset, Queensland, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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