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  • UK, London
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time, Site
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 3

Our client is a tier 1 main contractor working on the Thames water and affinity water frameworks and they are currently looking to recruit Site Agents ideally from a water / wastewater background for their London operations.  


The Role:  

The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required program and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.  


Key Responsibilities:  


Site Management  

Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised  

Assume overall responsibility for the successful delivery of projects  

Deliver the work safely and without environmental incidents  

Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects  

Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, IT's and waste management plans, in line with Company procedures  

Produce and manage the project programme and produce 2 weeks look ahead  

Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks  


Client interface  

Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official bodies  

Deliver end product to customer satisfaction  


Cost control  

Populate and manage the cost plan for the project  

Maximise project value  

Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed  

Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo  

Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities  



Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally  

Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures  


Key measures & targets:  

Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met  

Adherence to Business Unit Objectives  

Ensure 3 Pillar KPI measures are met  


Key relationships:  

Customers and stakeholders  

Subcontractors and suppliers  

Site teams and support departments  


Person Specification:  

The successful candidate will need considerable experience in Civil, Water and Process  

Engineering, and likely to meet all of the following criteria;  



Must have tunnelling and shaft experience to be successful  

Considerable experience in Civil Engineering  


Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering  

Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent  

CSCS managers card  

IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 22.09.2022
  • Deadline: 06.10.2022
  • Quote ref: 513/16242

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