Site Scaffolding Supervisor

  • Plot 5A, Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Client is a multinational cement manufacturing giant with assets across the lenght and breath of Nigeria and Africa

Job Description

Under management of Safety Manager, the site Scaffolding Supervisor has the primary responsibility to ensure Scaffolding Safety Standards are implemented on site.Coach/Train Company and contractor’s site employees regarding scaffolding. Acts as a change agent. Aims for zero accident on site and challenge contractors on their practices of scaffolding.

Main tasks

Works in full coordination with the Safety, Mechanical, Electrical, and Civil Work Coordinators.Carries out continuous inspection on all safety aspects, especially scaffolding.Reports any incidents timely and accurately, investigate and insure follow-up of remedial actions.On a day-to-day basis, assures consistence of Permit To Work/Method statements versus work performed.Controls implementation of safety rules and procedures during Scaffolding activities. Control and validate contractor’s Scaffolding plan.Continuously and pro-actively inspect the quality of contractor’s scaffolding equipment/parts (tubes, fittings, boards …) together with the contractor.Participates to the investigation of FI’s, LTI’s, MTI’s and significant events and implement safety action plans.Personally insure the reception and tagging of all scaffolding new or modified. Assists when necessary the contractor in scaffolding safety aspects. Review and validate PTW on Safety Manager Request. Keep himself informed about ongoing site activities based on PTW log. Participates in the internal safety team meetings.


Professional habilitation regarding Scaffolding. Preferably College or University Degree in technical field. Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or certified IOSH – NEBOSH or equivalent recognized certification is appreciated. Minimum experience of 5 years in scaffolding supervision in heavy industry construction projects. Proven project experience preferably in cement and/or similar type of heavy industry / industrial construction related fields


Skills: Good communication skills and ability to stick to principles.Good ability to work within a team.Ability to perform Root Causes Analysis.Good knowledge of technical aspect of erection/construction. Good ability in coaching/training.Some knowledge in local laws and regulations on occupational health & safety. Necessary computer skills. Open to diversity and Cultural sensitivity in environment of the project. Good listening,  interpersonal,  conflict management,  convincing, facilitation and coaching skills

Additional Information

Salary and Benefits 

• Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards