Sub Agent

£40 - 45K + Package

An established civil engineering contractor who specialise within S278/38, Highways and Bridges construction are searching for a Sub Agent to join their team on a permanent basis.

Due to a number of new contracts being awarded over the last three months, they have an opening for a Sub Agent to join their team covering the Northamptonshire area on projects which will include S278/38 and groundworks infrastructure.

This is an opportunity to join a business who take pride in developing and retaining their staff to a high standard.

For this position they will consider an experienced Site Engineer who is looking to step into a Sub Agent role, or alternatively an experienced Sub Agent who is looking to take on a new challenge. 


Main duties:


  • Programme works, ensuring effective and efficient utilisation of the resources’
  • Implement and monitor health and safety, quality and environment requirements and standards
  • Prepare method statements as required. Organise briefings on method statements to relevant staff and operatives within their area
  • Liaise with senior foreman on daily basis issues related with programme, resources, production, productivity necessary to meet with programme requirements
  • Support site agent with day to day running of project
  • Monitor quality, safety and environmental systems and promote a safety culture in full support of our 100% SAFE value
  • Implement applicable quality plan requirements. Liaise with project quality manager concerning quality issues
  • Implement appropriate policies and procedures
  • Manage project risk in line with company procedures
  • Ensure all personnel are provided with necessary training
  • Promote best practice amongst engineering staff and encourage their career progression
  • Completion of daily and weekly record returns
  • Effective and efficient organisation of labour direct, sub contract and agency
  • 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
  • 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




  • Relevant industry qualification (HND/HNC/BEng or equivalent)
  • Relevant CSCS card
  • Stable career history (Freelance candidates not applicable at this stage unfortunately)