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General Electric Mechanical Supervisor in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Role Summary/Purpose

The Field Service Mechanical Supervisor travels to Power Plants in the UK and Worldwide and supports our internal and external customers with supervision of installation, stripdown, inspection, maintenance activities and reassembly of power units and their auxiliaries on units ranging from 2MW through to 2000MW. World class execution done Safely, on Budget, with the right Quality.

Job Description

Title: Mechanical Supervisor

Level: Craft

Location: UK & Overseas

GE Steam Power deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for its customers. They are a vital link providing power to the world. GE use cutting edge state-of-the-art technologies and their services provide crucial infrastructure to the worlds power generation network. GE are driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, GE deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets. For more information, check out

This position requires strong leadership skills and behaviours along with technical competence in reading and interpreting engineering documents, Technical & Quality instructions, Safety Documentations and Engineering drawings.

A thorough knowledge of Steam Turbines and Generator Technology is required.

Essential Function & Responsibilities

  • Perform duties of a Nominated Supervisor or Nominated Competent Person as required in the Safe System of Work, reviewing Work Permits & ensure safety from the system through isolations before commencement of work.

  • Prepare, review where required Risk Assessment & Method statements and their Implementation, Management & Monitoring of Putting People Safely To Work.

  • Daily walk down of the work areas ‘Hazard Hunts’ and documentation of same in Gen Suite.

  • Ensure all equipment & tooling used by your team is certified and fit for purpose, reporting any defects.

  • Attend site briefings as required, relaying back information to your team.

  • Manage internal and external craft personnel, ensuring compliance to company Safety & Quality processes, procedures and Health & Safety legislation.

  • Ensure adequate and appropriate/efficient use of Material, Tooling & Resources.

  • Interpretation of Engineering Drawings & Technical Instructions.

  • Work under strict Foreign Material Exclusion rules.

  • Understand all aspects of mechanical engineering measuring techniques to very high tolerances and standards, monitoring of measurements.

  • Adherence to Outage Schedules, assist with coordinating & prioritisation of critical path activities.

  • Help manage Quality Control documentation, filling in of Quality documents - Inspection Record Sheets.

  • Assist in management of shift log books & outage schedules (activities, events, agreemements, problems, work completed etc.)

  • Assess craft labour & give feedback on performance.

  • Strong Communication with Site Management essential.

Qualifications /Requirements

  • ECITB Supervisory Accreditations [Preferred]

  • IOSH or NEBOSH [Preferred]

  • Recognised Time served Apprenticeship & Experience

  • City & Guilds or NVQ Equivalent in Mechanical Studies

  • HNC or HND Educated [Preferred]

  • Extensive knowledge large rotating & static machinery

  • Extensive travel to and from projects and various field assignments will be required.

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrates individual & team skills & behaviours.

  • Experience and training on Alstom, GE, Siemens or other OEM equipment is preferred

  • Fluent in English language.

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Strong Leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No