Position: Salary: Job Type: Published On: Start Date: Contact Name: Client:
In Line Inspection (ILI) Supervisor £38,300 - £44,699 (dependent on capability) Permanent 01/03/2019 -- - - National Grid

National Grid’s energy network transports gas and electricity to homes and businesses all over the UK. It’s an essential part of all our lives. And it needs to be continuously advanced and enhanced to meet increasing demand whilst embracing new energy solutions. That’s why we’re looking for people with the creativity and originality to drive progress. People like you.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our In Line Inspection (ILI) team as a ILI Supervisor based in Ambergate, Derbyshire.

You’ll be a key member of team interacting with Staff & Contractors ensuring objectives are achieved within this fast paced, customer focused department. Using your technical expertise and safety leadership you will support the delivery of the ILI programme for both internal and external customers managing staff on a day to day basis to drive continuous improvements and efficiencies.

The role does require the Supervisor to spend periods working away from home as deemed necessary due to operational requirements.

Key Accountabilities

  • Continuality drive a culture of safe working and safety compliance across the department.
  • Undertake any incident/safety and technical investigations across the site and manage all planned work ensuring allocated resources are utilised to achieve timescales and budgets.
  • Support the business through new activities, this could include the preparation of business cases and the provision of technical support as required and creating quotations.
  • Carry out staff reviews and keep direct reports updated on new techniques and codes of practice.
  • Manage and supervise multi-disciplined site teams, undertaking reviews, site audits and developing talent through staff engagement, performance management.
  • Development, support and implementation of innovative techniques – i.e. half wave, project
  • Chair pre-start meetings between the business, customer representatives and contract service provider prior to each inspection run

About You

Essential: Valid current driving license

Desirable: A-Level or equivalent

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Ability to operate departmental systems including CDM
  • Strong IT skills
  • Proven strong communication skills
  • Strong organisational and administrative skill


Who we are

We’ve connected millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use since 1990. But the world has grown, becoming more urban, complex and connected than ever before. So we’ve changed too. We know we can’t stand still or be complacent, so we’re planning, innovating and working to remain as vital and relevant as ever before. Join us and you’ll help us build the energy systems of tomorrow. Join us and be at the heart of energy. 

The closing date for this vacancy may change therefore we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.

Job Benefits:

A competitive salary between £ 38,300 - £44,699 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 10%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.