Site Agent - Water / Civils

Water & Utilities
  • UK, London
  • Contract, 6 months
  • Full time
  • from £350 to £500 per day (Within IR35)
Our client is a main contractor that works in the water & civils sectors and they are looking for a freelance Site Agent with a relevant background for their East London operations. the Role: The main purpose Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site to achieve the required...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/28131

Quote ref: 513/28131

Job description

Our client is a main contractor that works in the water & civils sectors and they are looking for a freelance Site Agent with a relevant background for their East London operations.  

 

the Role:  

 

The main purpose Site Agent 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. Initially working on the Manor Road NOS7 and NOS8 remediation packages for Thames Water, which involve the repair and remediation of 2no. bridge structures and 5no. trunk sewer barrels across both rail and road spans. Currently these works are in design phase and offer an opportunity to be involved from conception in a complex, challenging and large-scale package. 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.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

 

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  

 

 

 

 

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