Sub Agent

£400 - £450/day PAYE Inside IR35

Carmichael Uk are seeking a sub agent to join a contractor on the Sizewell C project in Leiston. You will be project based 5 days a week. You will be responsible for running the site engineering team and take direct responsibility for certain sections of the project. 



  • High standards for implementing safety, quality and environmental including method statement briefings, site specific inductions and associated paperwork.
  • Work to own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Record any service damage
  • Producing and monitoring detailed contract programmes in line with Planning Standards – 2 weekly, 4 weekly and good quality as builts
  • Good knowledge of construction outputs
  • Writing and/or reviewing detailed complex method statements
  • Managing parts of the cost plan
  • Assist in the procurement sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Deputising for the Site Manager
  • Chairing meetings with the Customer, Designer, Sub-contractor, Supplier and 3rd parties.
  • Manage contractual letters/correspondence
  • Write contractual letters/correspondence.
  • HSEQ management plan
  • Setting up and managing the office administration systems
  • Ordering and managing the installation of the site IT systems
  • Carry out the role of Temporary Works Coordinator and/or crane coordinator
  • Programme to completion and in line with the project targets either a location or work type depending on project type.
  • Production of realistically resourced reconstruction programmes which are fully logic linked showing critical path activities, quantities and outputs, key dates, procurement details, Statutory Authorities, method statement production and approvals
  • Allocate small sections of the programme to engineering staff for them to manually produce detailed programmes showing daily targets (i.e. Drain Runs, Blacktop etc.) and support them in preparation.
  • Prepare fortnightly construction programmes drawn from the master section programme.
  • Be aware of the financial targets for the section of works and have regular update meetings with the commercial team to review costs.
  • Be aware of the individual activity costs and of those activities which are make or break financially.
  • Involve sub-contractors in the planning process and incorporate their detailed plans into the section plan.
  • Enrol the section team in the overall plan and encourage ownership and involvement by all team members.
  • Co-ordinate operationally with the other section leaders.
  • Monitor the section plan, update progress and feedback to the Agent/Project Manager and section team.
  • Update the plan weekly with as built information, events (Si’s, CVI’s, errors) which affect progress.
  • Review the future critical activities
  • Review progress on long lead in activities (procurement, design, delivery, Stats, manufacture etc.)
  • Review paperwork, method statements, permits licences etc. are in place for planned work.
  • Regular planning meetings with team to debrief previous work, review future work, discuss what if’s.
  • Review meetings with Project Manager/ Agent and QS to discuss events, which have caused delay and/or disruption.
  • Management of Site Management Plan.
  • Agree with the team members which functions they are accountable for make sure that they are completely aware of what is expected of them.
  • Carry out spot checks personally to ensure that the systems are on track and give praise/warnings to team members where necessary.
  • Carry out your responsibilities from the site management plan.
  • Build, develop, support and maintain the engineering team.
  • Develop an environment where all the team members are able to communicate with one another openly.
  • Develop a strong relationship with the Clients Representative at your particular level.
  • Actively follow the PDR Programme and enrol team members to help you succeed.
  • Be aware of responsibilities from the HSEQ policies.
  • Be champion of the IIF programme
  • Be familiar with and observe all relevant statutory provisions Implement the company’s procedures for dealing with sub-contractors and ensure co-ordination between the various parties who share the workplace/site.
  • Provide a health & safety plans, adequate assessment of the risks, safe systems of work and method statements.
  • Ensure activity and/or substance-specific assessments under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations are made and communicated to those at risk.
  • Ensure employees, have received adequate training and information about the activity they are required to undertake.
  • Ensure employees are aware of the company’s policy for health & safety at work and that they have understood its requirements.
  • Ensure proper protective equipment is provided, maintained and used.
  • Be responsible to your line managers for the correct application of the quality management system, where it interfaces with your daily activities.


About You: 

  • Proven technical
  • Organisational skills
  • Knowledge of the requirements and implementation of CDM Regulations
  • Ability to produce Work Package Plans, Task Briefing Sheets, and safe systems of work
  • Knowledge of Safety, Quality and Environmental issues
  • Experience in construction.