Site Manager / Site Agent - WATER
Quote ref: 11540/25377
Our Client is a design-build provider of water/wastewater solutions to the UK and Irish water sectors. They are currently seeking a Site Manager / Agent to join their team in Kent
Duties & Responsibilities:
• General Duties:
o Management of site personnel and subcontractors.
o Liaising with the Project Manager / Project Engineer on all aspects of the project.
o Liaising with all personnel working on the project regarding all aspects of the contract.
o Maintaining a high standard of positive communication with our client site teams
o Writing engineering reports, commissioning schedules, etc.
• Project Planning & Communications:
o Ensuring that all day-to-day activities are planned, co-ordinated and carried out on time and in a safe manner.
o Implementing planned timelines of all installation activities.
o Maintaining and updating the project programme with the Project Manager.
o Planning and attending technical and commercial meetings with clients and consultants.
o Ensuring all documentation for the project is current and saved within the project folder.
• Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ):
o Enforcing safe work practices onsite and ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to at all times during the installation.
o Inducting onsite personnel, subcontractors and visitors.
o Maintaining current training certificates for onsite personnel and subcontractors particular to each task being carried out.
o Ensuring all employees and subcontractors are wearing the correct PPE at all times.
o Maintaining current certificates and inspection records for all plant and equipment used onsite ensuring that any defects identified are repaired in a timely manner. Defected plant and equipment must be removed from use and clearly identified.
o Ensuring that electrical equipment and power tools are PAT tested and free from defects.
o Displaying the appropriate warning signs onsite.
o Maintaining good housekeeping and ensuring that all walkways are kept clear of all obstruction.
o Ensuring that the relevant permits to work are completed and approved prior to commencement of works.
o Implementing Emergency Plans when required.
o Writing method statements, risk assessments, etc.
o Communicating method statements, risk assessments and procedures to employees and subcontractors onsite.
o Enforcing health, safety, quality and environmental procedures outlined in the Design Safety Plan, Construction Safety Plan, Quality Plan, Environmental Plan, and Traffic Management Plan, etc.
o Recording and closing non-conformances in the ERP system and ensuring that the corrective action, root cause and preventative / improvement actions are successfully identified.
o Accommodating HSQE site inspections from the client or other external bodies, and ensuring that non-conformances identified during these inspections are successfully closed in a timely manner.
o Reporting accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences and / or near misses to the Project Manager, Health & Safety Manager, HR Manager (and statutory bodies if relevant) in a timely manner.
o Carrying out toolbox talks.
• Other Duties:
o Attend Contracts team meetings, in person or remotely.
o Maintaining and nurturing customer relationships.
o Checking and signing off on deliveries.
o Maintaining site security where needed.
o Other duties as may arise from time to time that are consistent with the job-holder’s knowledge and skills, and are needed to effectively perform the role.
• Engineering or science degree, HND or equivalent
• Minimum three years’ experience in a project management or site management role within the utilities sector and/or Civils engineering environment.
• Experience within the UK water industry. Past working in clean water with DWI/WRAS compliance knowledge would be an advantage.
• Advanced MS Office skills.
• Report writing skills.
• Good communication skills, able to interact effectively with Clients and colleagues.
• Organisational skills with a commitment to the role and a keen eye for detail.
• Willingness to travel nationwide (including overnight stays) and to the Group headquarters in Ireland as required.
• Full driving licence, any existing endorsements should be declared in the application.