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TBM Supervisor

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Permanent Full-time
Engineering - Civil, General Construction, Production / Operations
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

  • Understand and implement the method statements and drawings; Provide inputs to engineers and supervisor on improving the method statements and/or design;
  • Plan for meeting assigned daily production targets set by Superintendent
  • Translate targets to sub-contractor team in terms of timelines and quality of deliverables in line with safety guidelines
  • Organize work area and estimate and coordinate logistic requirements for each task; Secure approval for procurement of equipment in timely manner
  • Supervise works to prevent wastage, keep track of materials, maintain in-& out records; Minimize wastage of any material 
  • Conduct daily meetings with subcontractor staff, analyse issues and identify areas for improvement
  • Resolve issues faced by team (labour / equipment related) and raise escalations to supervisor as needed
  • Clarify technical query in doubt with site engineer and project engineer before executing.
  • Understand & comply with the HSE requirements based on Leighton Asia internal framework, local regulations and contractual obligations
  • Communicate the same to subordinates and subcontractors, and monitor compliance on an on-going basis
  • Attend toolbox meetings and be a role model to promote workplace safety by keeping a clean, neat and tidy work place at all times
  • Identify risks and mitigation measures for safe execution of activities; Physically make required equipment available and check for adherence of safe work practices by workmen during implementation
  • Maintain a clean & tidy worksite during execution and make provisions so that safety standards are met on the site; Conform to the Leighton Asia safety requirements in all activities
  • Assist investigations in accidents/ incidents in order to discover the root cause and prevent from re-occurrence.
  • Facilitate any physical audits / safety walks in his/her area in the site by Project staff or client inspectors
  • Monitor, supervise and track each and every activity going on at the site for timeliness and adherence to quality standards
  • Review time sheets for each person of the assigned team; Check and verify accuracy of time entries
  • Keep accurate record of all activities, staff & sub-contractor staff, plant and utilisation and execution of activities (weather, no. of workers on-site delays, lost material, plant on site & used, visitors, etc)
  • Keep good record of and circulate/submit daily diary sheet as required.

 Job Requirements

  • Professional diploma / Trade certificate
  • Total Work Experience: 5-7 years of experience in construction / civil industry
  • Total Relevant Experience: Min 5 years of experience in Slurry TBM Supervisory role
  • Adequate drawing interpretation skills;
  • Adequate English skill and understanding of risk management process;

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

How to apply

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