Civil Site Supervisor – Exeter

Glanville Environmental is a reputable and thriving drainage and civil engineering company that has been a driving force in the South West region for over three decades. With our recent contract wins, continuous expansion, and an impressive portfolio of clients secured through long-term contracts, we are seeking talented individuals to join our passionate team. If you are ready to make your mark in the industry and be part of a family-owned business, this is your opportunity to thrive.

Join our team as a Civils Site Supervisor, operating within the fast-paced environment of reactive drainage contracts. Based at our Greendale Depot in Exeter, you’ll collaborate with our dedicated civils team to deliver essential drainage repairs for our key clients throughout Devon & Cornwall.

As a Civils Site Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of drainage repair projects. From initial scoping to project completion, your responsibilities will encompass job supervision within a reactive contract framework. We’re seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking individual with a strong motivation to excel in this challenging yet rewarding role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct site visits to gather essential information for scoping and planning purposes.
  • Provide expert advice on scope and design requirements to achieve optimal solutions.
  • Assist in project planning, including coordination with highways and public authorities, resource allocation, and materials management.
  • Utilise computer software, primarily Microsoft Office, to generate comprehensive site documentation and close down reports.
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills to ensure project completion within set deadlines.
  • Oversee on-site operations from engineering, supervisory, and safety perspectives.
  • Participate in Emergency Out of Hours rota, demonstrating availability during evenings and weekends for reactive works.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualifications and proven experience in engineering project delivery within the utilities sector, with a focus on water and wastewater domains.
  • Certification in SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Streetworks, including thorough knowledge of traffic control requirements and excavation protocols within highway environments.
  • Exceptional organisational and communication abilities, with demonstrated team management skills.
  • Possession of a valid UK driving license is mandatory.
  • Understanding of Temporary Works principles and associated qualifications.
  • Sound knowledge of deep excavation practices within Utilities, particularly in the drainage sector.

This list is indicative of your core responsibilities but not exhaustive, as we value adaptability and a willingness to contribute beyond your immediate scope of work.

At Glanville Environmental, we offer a competitive package designed to attract and retain top talent. This includes:

  • A competitive hourly rate between £16.50-£18 per hour depending on experience
  • Pension scheme
  • 28-days annual leave
  • Option to buy up to 5-days holiday
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Wellness programme
  • Comprehensive training
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discount voucher scheme

At Glanville Environmental, we take pride in acknowledging that our exceptional accomplishments are a direct result of the dedication and skill of our workforce. We are fully committed to fostering an environment that nurtures and develops our staff, ensuring plentiful avenues for continuous training and personal growth. By joining our team, you become part of a collective that is spearheading sustainable infrastructure in the civil engineering and drainage sector by revolutionising the industry, embracing innovation, and challenging conventional boundaries.

If you are looking for a secure and permanent position with a family-owned business and have the attributes that we are looking for, please apply today by filling out the form below or email your CV to

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