Site Agent

Our client are an award winning privately owned civil engineering contractor working for a varied client base to deliver schemes in highways, utilities, rail and flood alleviation.
They are recruiting a Site Agent as part of a controlled period of growth to work on flood and coastal erosion schemes through the Environment Agency framework. 
The immediate role would be to support one of their project managers on a number of early contractor involvement (ESE/ECI) commissions, based either at the EA’s office in Worthing or our design partners JBA in Haywards Heath, with occasional trips to London.
You would then go on to deliver a £2M flood wall scheme in Shoreham, Sussex, which is due to start on site in July/August of this year. Subject to funding allocations you would then move on to delivering an £8M flood embankment/wall scheme in Rye, East Sussex, which is due to start in spring 2021.
Much of the work in the foreseeable future, both ESE/ECI and construction, is on or near the Sussex & Hampshire coast.
You would ideally have the following attributes;
•            some experience of working on flood or coastal schemes
•            certainly some experience of input pre-construction in an ECI role
•            may need to be flexible in work location – whilst there known workload is described above, the pipeline of project stretches to Southampton in the west and south London to the north.
•            Self-motivated and able to work autonomously after initial guidance
•            Able to work in a collaborative framework environment – they are the sole supplier on the EA framework and really need to manage that relationship.
•            Have a working knowledge of NEC contracts (NEC 4 ECC option C is the default contract)

The Site Agent will be responsible for:

  • Managing sub contract and staff labour
  • Procurement of specialist sub contractors
  • Programme management
  • Managing monthly site meetings
  • Assisting the QS with monthly CVRs
  • Ensuring good cost control
  • Managing health and safety

This is a permanent role.