Site Agent - Water / Civils

Civil & Structural
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £50,000 to £60,000 per year
Our client is a water and civil engineering contractor with many years’ experience delivering world class projects across the UK and they are currently looking to recruit Site Agents for long term AMP7 projects across the Thames Water framework. The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 15.03.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/23309

Quote ref: 513/23309

Job description

Our client is a water and civil engineering contractor with many years’ experience delivering world class projects across the UK and they are currently looking to recruit Site Agents for long term AMP7 projects across the Thames Water framework.  

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.  

 

Some of the key responsibilities for this role include:  

- 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  

 

Reporting:  

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

- Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures

Requirements

• Considerable experience in Civil Engineering and as a Site Agent for a contractor, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment.  

• Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme and Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost, and value reporting  

• Good knowledge of specifications and testing regimes relevant to general civil engineering  

• Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent  

• CSCS Mandatory  

• IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS  

• Temporary works Coordinator  

• Confined space training  

• Excellent communication, people, and team management skills  

• Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to a conclusion  

• Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and lead the team to ensure the culture is in line with their Company values  

• Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line with the Company culture, ensuring high standards of compliance  

Desirable  

• Temporary Works Co-ordinator  

• CEng MICE, or equivalent  

• Knowledge of Primavera P6 software  

• Knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract  

 

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

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