Sub Agent

South West
£420 - £470/Day Inside IR35
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Carmichael are seeking a Sub-Agent to join us on the major project Devonport Docks in Plymouth, where our clients are the preferred contractor to carry out heavy civil engineering construction.

The team is fast growing with the chance for progression and long term work. 

Your mission

  • Set personal example in health, safety and environmental matters by ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, and personal safety tours.
  • Manage, supervise and mentor the project team as appropriate.
  • Adopt, maintain and promote cost-conscious management through efficient use of all resources.
  • Implement and promote the use of BIM technologies to deliver the requirements of the project BIM Execution Plan (BEP).
  • Maintain good working relationship with RE staff and the supply chain.
  • Encourage repeat business by adopting a professional attitude with clients and stakeholders.
  • Establish, maintain and monitor an effective, programme based cost management system, to facilitate control with reliable QF preparation.
  • Ensure realistic short, medium and contract programmes are prepared, reviewed and updated.
  • Ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared, briefed, reviewed and updated.
  • Ensure all records for measurement and payment purposes are prepared promptly, in appropriate form.
  • Ensure all necessary site based appointments are made with suitably trained and experienced staff.
  • Use recorded weekly internal progress meetings to communicate with all levels of the team.
  • Keep off-site line management apprised of potential problems and future work opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain close working relationship with buying department to ensure compliant advantageous procurement terms.
  • Take a personal interest in developing staff to their next level.
  • Keep abreast of developments in professional field.
  • Establish close working relationship with general foreman to ensure cost-effective use of labour and plant.

Who are we looking for?

  • Successful management of a section of a major project, or acting as sub-agent on a similar project.
  • Thorough knowledge of company policy and relevant government legislation.
  • Working knowledge of construction techniques and contract law relevant to construction contracts.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Qualified to ICE Chartered level or equivalent (preferred).


Many roles are available so please enquire if you are looking for a different role but very interested in the project and location. Referrals welcomed.

Assignment rate - Inside IR35