Site Agent - Water / Civils

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South East, Oxfordshire, Oxford
  • 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 a Site Agent from a Water / Civils background located in Oxford. The Site Agent will ideally come from a heavy Utilities/ Water & Waste...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 12.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/27812

Quote ref: 513/27812

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 a Site Agent from a Water / Civils background located in Oxford.  

The Site Agent will ideally come from a heavy Utilities/ Water & Waste Water Deep open cut Concreting Tunnelling background and will be responsible for the management of the construction site to achieve the required project delivery to the customers’ objectives while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact, and cost control. Assisting in the development of innovative solutions through all stages of the project lifecycle and leading the team of sub agents and engineers to proactively seek opportunities and minimise risk.  

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to grow and develop their team of sub agents and engineers in order to deliver the package on site, including the development, procurement and delivery of multiple complex temporary works schemes. In addition, you will effectively support and collaborate with the wider project team in the management of contracts with Thames Water, consultants and the supply chain including commercial, planning and project controls (reporting).  

You will be responsible for the delivery of the project, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Project Manager, engineers, planners and quantity surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.  

 

Site Management:  

- Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of the Manor Road project  

- Deliver the work to the required quality without defects  

- Lead a team of Sub Agents and Engineers to deliver the work safely without environmental incidents  

- Ensure production and implementation of the required project plans, RAMS, ITP and check mechanisms  

- Manage the preconstruction review process and ensure that all stakeholder consents and permits are in place prior to commencement  

- Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised and that variations are notified and suitably quantified  

- Maintain the project construction programme, provide progress updates and produce short-term lookahead for day-to-day management of the site and resources  

- Assist in the production of procurement specialist subcontractor/consultant scopes and schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks

Requirements

- The successful candidate will need considerable experience in Civil, Water and Process Engineering, and likely to meet all of the following criteria;  

 

Essential  

- Heavy Civils / tunnelling experience  

- 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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