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Site Agent

Ref no. BHN566993
Salary £450 - £600/day
Location Western Isles, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months+
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech are excited to be working alongside a major Water contractor in the Western Isles of Scotland, and as result we have a live opportunity for an experienced Site Agent.

Key skills required for this role

Site Agent, Water


Site Agent - Western Isles (Scotland)

Job description

As the Site Agent you will be part of our Operations Team. Who are responsible for safe, efficient, and cost-effective delivery of Water Projects on the Western Isles.

Caledonia Water Alliance a partnership between AECOM and Morrison Water Services will support the delivery of the SR21 Scottish Water Capital Investment Programme, a six-year water and wastewater infrastructure pan Scotland programme.

As the Site Agent your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Reporting to the Construction Manager on a daily basis
  • Ensure all sites are compliant with company SHEQ policy and procedure and drive a strong Health & Safety and quality focus culture
  • Undertaking site safety audits and ensure that the site teams undertake their own audits
  • Thorough understanding of the project commercial position and efficiency targets and ensure that project costs are recorded and utilised efficiently
  • Identifying areas where the client should be made aware of issues through the EWN system
  • Ensure that materials have been procured and delivered and labour has been planned in accordance with construction programme
  • Liaison with the project teams to feedback on milestones and issues that arise and/or ensure that the teams on site contact the project teams
  • Manage subcontract packages of work and ensure sub-contractor construction programme are adhered to, identifying, and reporting areas of concern/delay.
  • Management of private land access and highway possessions
  • Manage work fronts in local communities and ensure a positive approach to dealing with members of the public

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Management experience within the Construction industry - particularly experience in managing clean water rehabilitation projects and all methods of rehab used
  • Excellent understanding of Street work requirements
  • Excellent understanding of Health & Safety
  • Appropriate level of IT skills
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to influence
  • Ability to build relationships and deal with people from all backgrounds and situations
  • Current full driving licence
  • DOM's & Water Hygiene - required, training can be given
  • New Roads and Street Works qualification - essential
  • SHEA Water CSCS - preferred
  • IOSH - preferred

Additional Information

  • Based on the Western Isles
  • The role holder will be required to work both in an office environment and out on site.
  • You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers and be required to walk

Site Addresses:-

  • West Lewis Eagleton, Point, Lower Bayble, Western Isles, Scotland, HS2 0QE, United Kingdom
  • Tankerness Old Finstown Road, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1TR, United Kingdom

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