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Site Agent

Our client a civil engineering contractor requires a Site Agent to join their team on a permanent basis.
There work covers the South East region and is the whole of the M25, Surrey, East & West Sussex and Kent.
They also undertake works outside of these areas, at present they have schemes in Hampshire and Hertfordshire.

The value of schemes varies from £20k to £10m which include but are not limited to S 278 works, highway works, geotechnical projects, pinch point/junction upgrades, SI works, filterdrain & balancing pond improvement, bridges replacements & new builds, fuel depot improvements and everything in-between.

Key Objective:

  • Manage site activities to ensure work is completed on time and within budget
  • Ensure work is executed safely, meeting and exceeding company and legal guidelines.
  • Produce risk assessments and method statements for safe execution of the works.
  • Put in place measures to ensure accurate implementation of all engineering controls and compliance with the contract drawings and specification.
  • Constantly seek to improve company systems and procedures

Technical Skills & Experience:

  • Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering
  • Hands on approach to the commercial and planning aspects of the project
  • Civil engineering and construction experience
  • Able to produce and explain accurate plans and drawings
  • Good IT skills and able to work confidently with MS Office and other system applications
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Project
  • Able to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion
  • Good project management, communication and financial management skills
  • Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations
  • Excellent communication and people and team management skills
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
  • Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook

Education:

  • Relevant industry qualification (HND/HNC/BEng or equivalent)
  • Relevant CSCS card
  • CSCS 5 day safety qualification
  • Appointed person
  • TWC