Site Agent – Cumbria – Leading Civil Engineering Contractor

 
 Job Description 
The Site Agent shall: 

  • Supervise and monitor the site labour force and sub-contractors 
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to 
  • Ensure quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained 
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise 
  • Check drawings and specifications 
  • Schedule selected materials for ordering from the procurement department 
  • Demonstrate capability of successfully delivering similar projects up to a value of £20 million 
  • Manage and guide the team of sub agent(s) / section engineer(s), engineers and foreman to deliver the works in line with the construction programme 
  • Preparation of cost forecasts and review of construction costs versus forecasts along with the Commercial Team 
  • Deliver the project within budget 
  • Management of the designer to ensure the design is delivered in accordance with the agreed programme 
  • Reviewing construction progress and performance and reporting to the Project Manager / Contracts Manager, also taking appropriate corrective actions where necessary 
  • Planning and prioritising construction resources (labour and plant) to support successful project execution 
  • Managing day to day liaison with the Client and Third Parties 
  • Compiling monthly progress reports and communication of same at the monthly progress meeting. 
  • Manage Quality and Environmental plans on site 
  • Introduce improvements and innovations where appropriate 
  • Fully interact with other members of the construction site team (team player) 
  • Liaise with other function/departmental managers 
  • Introduce improvements and innovation where appropriate to areas of your responsibility 
  • Prepare and evaluate Risk Assessments and Method Statements / Works Package Plans for works 
  • Manage and provide guidance to Site Engineering staff 
  • Control Temporary Works 
  • Undertake other duties as required to facilitate construction of the works 
  • Report to Line Manager on a regular basis 

 
Technical Competencies 
 
Essential 
Formal Qualification in Civil Engineering (Degree or HNC / HND) or similar (i.e. Construction Management Degree or HNC / HND) with demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training, and experience 
Entrants to this position generally possess an average of 8+ years construction experience 
Held a similar position for 3 years 
Worked on construction projects in excess of £20 Million 
Demonstrate strong communication skills 
Technically competent 
Strong awareness of contracts (NEC and NR9) 
IT literate (Competent in all Microsoft Packages) 
Driving licence 
 
Desirable 
Charted Civil Engineer 
Competent AutoCAD 
Experience in Programming (Microsoft /P6 / Asta) 

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