Site Agent

  • UCA Consulting
  • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • May 14, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description


  • Resource allocation and management of Site staff;
  • Reporting to the senior Manager on Department budget control procedures for contracts and progress against programme;
  • Ensure safe systems of work and the Company Safety Policy are practiced;
  • Enforcement and monitoring of the Division’s Quality Assurance and Env systems;
  • Management of projects/contracts;
  • Motivation of staff;
  • Communication at all levels regarding progress of projects;
  • Staff recruitment;
  • Directly supervise Sub Agents, General Foreman;
  • Indirectly supervise Site Engineer, Foreman and Gangers.

Knowledge skills & experience

  • Essential Civil Engineering/Building qualification;
  • Preferred BSc Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Chartered status or approaching;
  • Evidence of relevant post graduation practical training e.g. attendance on courses for Form of Contracts, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H & S Management e.t.c.;
  • Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor for at least 2 years (essential);
  • Possesses proven experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g. LUL, HA, Water Companies, Petro/Chem.;
  • Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Site Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience;
  • Specialist knowledge/competences;
  • CSCS card;
  • SMSTS (5 day);
  • First Aid at Work (4 day);
  • National Water Hygiene card;
  • Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor for a sustained period. (essential)


  • Strong leadership and motivation skills;
  • Must have good organisational skills and be able to communicate at all levels;
  • Time management skills;
  • Ability to delegate and manage tasks carried out by the site team;
  • Good decision maker;
  • Sound technical knowledge;
  • Good team player;
  • Knowledge of the construction process;
  • Sound safety theoretical and practical knowledge/experience;
  • Holds a UK driving licence;
  • Commercially and contractually aware;
  • Good people management skills;
  • Awareness of quality and environmental practices within the business environment;
  • Good communicator orally/written.