Cable Supervisor


Svella Connect is a leading provider of telecoms and digital infrastructure, building and installing high-speed broadband networks to help connect businesses and residents with full-fibre internet. With depots in Warrington, Leeds and Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, we are a leading contractor for telecoms and internet providers such as Virgin Media and Openreach – and carry out a range of projects across Yorkshire, Midlands and the North West.


Our vision is to be the employer of choice in the industry by investing in long-term growth, introducing technology, innovation and developing efficient ways of working to ensure excellent service for our clients and their customers.


An opportunity has arisen for a Cabling/Fibre Supervisor based at Leeds


Reporting into the Team Leader, your main responsibilities will be pre enablement of existing fibres, splicing and final End to End testing.


Other duties include:


Maintaining all daily objectives set by the Project Manager
Main focal point for all DL & Sub-contractors for problem solving
Determine the resource requirements for the completion of all works
Assign roles, tasks and responsibilities to complete all tasks
Close working relationship with the Co-ordinator for accurate recording of all workstreams
Management/supervision of all operatives, subcontractors and associated plant
Management and liaison with the QC team for the accurate recording all pictorial evidence, supplied by the Sub Contractors & DL.
Regular reviews of project status ensuring all options have been considered and evaluated to improve construction performance
Challenging the Commercial team to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective approach is used to deliver outstanding projects
Promoting Near Miss and Positive Intervention NCN reporting
Strong leadership with employees on site
Efficient communication and engagement with supply chain
Control of site environmental issues
Development of strong team working relationships
Ensuring all project KPI`s and KPM`s are achieved
Uploading documents to company systems as and when necessary in line with business requirements
Developing accurate project programmes for weekly updates
Ensuring compliance to procedures through weekly/monthly returns
Cost risk management and early identification of problematic issues on site
Ownership of projects, costs, programmes, documentations, site activities and procurement
Weekly submission of information through T2C including weekly timesheets, material sheets and plant & site checklists
Collection of data for Divisional coordinators including scheme drawings of layout, sections and construction details
Weekly progress reports



The ideal candidate for this role should have the following skills:

Experience working and supervising Fibre engineers on Virgin Media is desirable
NRSWA accreditation to supervisory level
Understanding of Microsoft Office packages
Passive Optical Network build understanding
Full UK driving licence
Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
Excellent IT Skills
PIA accreditation - K8 and SA001
Overhead and manhole experience


For the right candidates we offer an attractive benefits package in a rapidly expanding forward thinking company. Competitive salary depending upon experience and qualifications.


All applications in writing, including full CV to: or please visit our candidate portal via our website


At Svella, we are committed to creating inclusive opportunities for all our employees. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to reflect the communities in which we operate and serve, and the customers we support.  Please do let us know should you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process.


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