Site Manager/Sub Agent

Ref No. BHN516177
Salary £250 - £270/day
Location Durham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months+)
Job Status Open


This role would suit someone who has a strong engineering background, as well as being able to supervise on smaller schemes.


Matchtech are excited to be working alongisde a major contractor in County Durham, and as result we have a live opportunity for an experienced Site Manager/Sub Agent

The Job

Principal accountabilities
* Provide leadership, motivation and direction to all site personnel
* Promote and encourage safety awareness in the business, encouraging a zero tolerance to unsafe acts and a zero target for LTIs
* Provide good Engineering knowledge and understanding to all works ensuring compliance with all Industry Specifications and standards, along with understanding requirements of the Works Information.
* Efficient management and utilisation of all business unit / company resource through planning and effective dialogue with the local delivery team
* Ensure thorough management of all labour, plant, materials and subcontractors allowing planning, order placement and availability when required
* Assistance with the development and updating of regular activity programmes for all contract responsibilities in accordance with client requirement
* Maintain professional approach positively reflecting the image of the company
* Ensure the safe and efficient running of all contracts to budget with responsibility for the financial performance of contracts
* Maintain / develop good relations with all key and potential clients incorporating regular meeting and site visits. Responsible for the safety and welfare of all operatives
* Provide regular point of contact for all personnel
* Be responsible for site safety by ensuring compliance to method statements and risk assessments using induction / tool box talks / appropriate use of PPE. Ensuring constant compliance to all applicable CDM regulations
* Ensure all personnel comply with company procedures, measuring performance as necessary
* Encourage operative understanding of the need for a flexible approach to their work and expectations to carry out other duties as deemed necessary to the business
* Undertake safety observations and deliver toolbox talks as designated
* Demonstrate and deploy a good understanding of contractual and commercial awareness
* Advise commercial and operational teams on all additional works and variations ensuring documented records are maintained and enacted upon ensuring maximum financial recovery
* Hold a good level of experience in highway construction and maintenance
* Interaction and supervision of assigned subcontractors ensuring all appropriate information is made available and coordinated
* Effective time management between site and office duties as required to effectively administer works and properly discharge your duties
* Ensure all personnel within your remit are properly inducted and records kept by carrying out site checks and auditing induction files
* Attend pre start, progress and review meetings ensuring discussion of variances, contractual arrangements and any required corrective actions
* Support, encourage and develop all operatives within the team identifying all appropriate training needs
* Maintain compliance with agreed policy on procurement of goods and services adhering to financial authority levels
* Ensure all site records and timesheets are checked and signed and issued within required timescales
* Arrange / convene pre start, progress and review meetings ensuring discussion of variances, contractual arrangements and any required corrective actions
* Assist and uphold discipline within the business ensuring company compliance at all times

* Appropriate ONC/HNC/HND qualification in Construction / Civil Engineering
* Desirable GCSE Maths / English or equivalent - A to C
* Minimum 3yrs experience in a similar or equivalent role
* Suitable construction qualification and training course attendance
* Full clean driving licence
* Hold a high level of experience in highway construction and maintenance
* CSCS Professionally Qualified
* SMSTS / IOSH (Safety Related Qualification)

* Demonstrate and deploy good contractual and commercial awareness
* Knowledge of business management systems
* Strong leadership and planning / organisational qualities
* Motivator and people manager
* Knowledge of business management systems
* Ability to produce Risk assessments and accompanying Method Statements and maintain a working Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan in accordance with all CDM requirements.
* Have experience of using Microsoft Project and ability to track performance
* Understanding of industry specifications and their application
* Development of others
* Good communication
* Achievement / Results driven
* Client focused with regular dialogue and interaction - Internal / External
* Reasonable knowledge of the industry
* Problem Solving
* Ensure compliance to procurement procedures
* Performance management of all staff
* Good written and oral skills
* Analytical thinker
* Demonstration of flexibility and adaptability


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