Site Agent

  • Linear Recruitment Ltd
  • Durham, UK
  • Jan 22, 2017

Job Description

The Opportunity: This is a fantastic opportunity for a Site Agent to a National, Award Winning Civil Engineering Organisation with main offices located across the UK. You will be site based working on infrastructure schemes in the North East. The Role: This is a permanent, full time role. The successful Site Agent will have previous experience of working on civil engineering projects in excess of £3million in value, preferably with exposure to Water industry projects. Responsibilities: ·Management and Supervision of Site Engineers and Foreman and subordinates on site ·Maintain good working relationship with employers key staff ·Ensure that specification, drawings, contract and sub-contract documents contain sufficient, accurate information of construction of the works to proceed in accordance with the programme and sequence of operations ·Chairing meetings and liaising with the client ·Managing all on Site Health and Safety ·Ensure that works are accurately and clearly set out before work is programmed to commence ·Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided ·Confirm in writing and verbal instructions from employer's staff and maintain a comprehensive record of resources employed ·Check works are completed as required by the specification in terms of dimension and quality ·Ensure that company policies for temporary works and safety are complied with and are applied within the section and that works are structurally safe ·Prepare programmes as required in conjunction with the Foremen ·Check weekly that resources are available to meet the programme, in liaison with the Project Manager ·Measure and record weekly the permanent work completed for valuation purposes ·Ensure that additional works and/or variations are notified for inclusion in the monthly valuations and provide comprehensive records ·Measure the work of sub-contractors weekly, control, measure and record work extra to the sub-contracts ·Manging scheme budget and cost control ·Supervise or execute the routine control of materials, both in quality and quantity ·Supervise or execute the cost system processes relating to input of resources ·Keep a full and accurate daily site diary ·Ensure that proper records are kept and carefully filed The Individual / Knowledge and Skills required: As a Site Agent you will have extensive experience in working on civil engineering projects in a similar role, specifically on delivering waste or clean water treatment projects. ·Ideally HNC/HND/Degree in a civil engineering discipline ·CITB – 5 Day SMSTS Certificate ·CSCS Supervisors/Managers Card ·First Aid at Work, would be preferred but not essential ·Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative ·Knowledge of safety and environmental legislation The Package: ·Permanent, full time £40-£47k, depending on experience ·Company Car / or car allowance ·Flexible annual leave scheme ·Defined contributions pension scheme ·Private Healthcare ·Annual Bonus