Site Supervisor (Civils)

Rochester, Kent
£31,000 - £35,000 per year
40 hours, Monday to Friday
About the vacancy

COOMBES requires a Site Supervisor to join our growing Civils team on a full time, permanent basis. The successful applicant will assist with overseeing the site safety and works for our Civils team along Network Rail routes to provide a safe passage way for the UK’s transportation industry.


Based in Kent and operating across Network Rail’s infrastructure across Wessex, Kent and Sussex, the successful candidate must have a full driving licence.


As first point of contact for the team, you will be supervising and liaising with internal and external stakeholders and responsible for COOMBES activity. You will lead, motivate teams and provide safe ways of working through delivery of Toolbox talks, task and SSOW briefings. Strong communication skills, industry knowledge and a calm pragmatic approach are essential.


The ideal candidate will proactively liaise with the Works Manager to ensure projects are delivered in line with client requirements and to the highest standards. You will be required to undertake site audits and inspections, and well as produce accurate scoping of works. You will be field-based for the majority of your time, so you must be happy to work in all that the British weather has to offer!


As well as sharing the ethos and values of our Company, candidates should have the following:


·        Experience in a similar role within the Rail industry

·        Full UK driving licence

·        PTS & COSS

·        SSSTS

For a role profile, please contact the HR Team on 01730 231761, or email

About us:


COOMBES plays a key role in the rail industry, providing a whole manner of off-track solutions, and minor civils works, in partnership with Network Rail and other major contractors.  We fully assess our clients’ requirements, apply our specialist knowledge accordingly and using our own OTP and machinery, we are able to create a cost-effective and practical solution.


COOMBES has seen recent significant growth and we are proud to be a Principal Contractor and Framework Contractor to Network Rail.  We are looking for a new Site Supervisor to assist on some exciting projects and help us provide a service that is second to none.


COOMBES is a family-run SME, where we value integrity, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and working together as one team to give our clients the best possible service.  If this sounds like you, please reach out to us – we’d love to hear from you.

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