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Site Agent - Civils

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    Professional & Technical Jobs

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  • Salary:

    £55k - 65k per year

  • Contact:

    Callum Davidson

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  • Job ref:

    Site Agent - Civils

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Job Description

Our client are one of the leading Building and Civil Engineering Contractors operating throughout the UK and Ireland.

They are seeking to recruit an experienced Civil Engineer – Site Agent to join the Civils team to deliver a new flood alleviation scheme and associated infrastructure works.

Due to the portfolio of work it is essential that candidates can demonstrate previous experience at Site Agent level having managed one site, or a section of a larger project. The successful candidate will be happy to travel and work throughout the UK.


The successful candidate will have a wide and varied remit making full use of their experience and skills.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience in managing one site or a section of a larger site as part of a wider team, including safety, health, environmental, quality, programme, resource, commercial and contractual aspects. The successful candidate may have to travel throughout the UK.

Understand duties and responsibilities with regards to current Health and Safety/CDM legislation, including those of other parties and ensure compliance

Ensure all site activities are undertaken in compliance with SHEQ policies and procedures

Ensure that the project programme is available and communicated to the supply chain prior to work commencing

Manage the work in line with the programme, monitor progress and update the programme accordingly, including elements of design and procurement

Chair subcontractor progress meetings, prepare minutes and circulate

Produce weekly / monthly progress reports as appropriate

Communicate programme risks to the management team and maintain records for contractual correspondence

Plan and manage site resources to ensure there is a safe working environment and to achieve the programme

Ensure accurate daily records including site diary are maintained and communicated for labour, material and plant, including subcontractors

Communicate company policies and procedures to subcontractors and ensure these are being observed

Produce, implement and maintain the site logistics plan detailing access, egress, transit routes, plant location, storage, waste disposal etc

Manage the subcontract package in line with the subcontract order documents, including the pre-let meeting minutes and attendances

Ensure the management team are kept appraised of variations to the works and any matter likely to have commercial or contractual implications


Essential Criteria:

Strong work ethic

Previous experience in a similar role

Willing to work and travel throughout the UK