Sub Agent

Wales
Contract
£300 per shift - Ltd company rate
  • About Costain and the project

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

    Costain is in contract with Welsh Government for the construction of A465 Heads of The Valley Section 2 road improvements between Brynmawr and Glanbaiden.

    The role will be site based but due to the current COVID restrictions may require from time to time to work from home.

    Deliverables

    ·         Working with an integrated team of Costain and specialist supply chain personnel.

    ·         Work with and report to the Agent for the works, supervising and recording work activities, issuing permits and undertaking rams reviews.

    ·         Assist the Agent for the works through regular updating of the delivery programme of works and monitoring of progress.

    ·         Ensure works are supervised on site and delivered in accordance with the works information.

    ·         Liaise with the Agent, Engineers, Foreman and specialist supply chain to proactively seek safe and efficient solutions on site should any unforeseen issues arise during delivery of the works.

    ·         Be accountable for the quality of the works undertaken by ensuring full compliance of the relevant quality documentation including Inspection and test plans where applicable.

    ·         Manage interactions between designers and on-site team to resolve outstanding design and technical queries during the surveys.

    ·         Challenge and report any unsafe acts observed during project delivery.

    ·         Preparation and review of safe systems of work including RAMS, permits, etc.

    ·         Be accountable for the quality of the constructed product by ensuring full compliance of the relevant quality documentation including Inspection and test plans.

    ·         Package management of subcontractors during detailed design and subsequently during construction.

    ·         Writing and ensuring compliance with programme for your area of works.

    ·         Manage interactions between designers and on-site team to resolve outstanding design and technical queries during the construction phase.

    ·         Challenge and report any unsafe acts observed during project delivery.

    ·         Preparation and review of safe systems of work including RAMS, permits, etc.

    ·         Active participation in project improvement (including innovation, SHE and quality)

    ·         Carry out records of work including site diaries, output monitoring, progress reports, quality documentation etc.

    ·         Build effective relationships and support junior staff in their development.

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience

    ·         Civil Engineering related qualification (HNC, HND, BSc MSc, BEng, MEng).

    ·         Demonstrable experience delivering infrastructure projects.

    ·         Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) mandatory.

    ·         Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) preferable.

    ·         Other relevant training (preferred includes Appointed Person, relevant lifting training, and temporary works co-ordination) to be listed on CV.

    ·         Good written and oral communication skills.

    ·         The ability to manage and control tasks and lead a team

    ·         Willing to mentor and develop junior staff

    ·         Experience in some or all of the following: highways delivery in logistically challenging environments including earthworks, drainage, structures, surfacing and associated temporary works.  Works in environmentally sensitive areas