Sub Agent

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I have an urgent requirement for a freelance sub agent to work on the £240m Luton Airport Metro project.  This is a contract position for approx. 2 years.  This role would suit a section engineer looking to step up to sub agent.


The Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) will connect Parkway Station to the terminal with a journey time from Luton Airport Parkway to the airport terminal in under four minutes. It will also link the airport to central London within 30 minutes. Work should be complete by 2021


The role will include building approximately 150m of cut and cover tunnel through the airport approach road in 2 phases. Main activities will be temporary highways and drainage works, sheet piling, excavation and propping (using heavy duty 500T props) and RC works.


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Programming + planning works
  • Subcontractor management
  • Client and airport interface management
  • Budgeting for self delivered works
  • Reviewing ITPs, RAMS + ensuring all QA documentation is correctly produced and collated
  • Production and submission of interface plans to the airport
  • Management of engineers



  • Previously worked as a Section Engineer or sub agent on a major civils and/or infrastructure project
  • You have experience in piling, excavation, propping, temporary highways and drainage works
  • You have worked on high value projects ideally with main contractor
  • Hold a valid CSCS card
  • BSc or BEng level qualification in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HNC/HND or the equivalent.