Site Agent (Thames Tideway)

Ref No. EMP405289
Salary £45,000 - £55,000/annum
Location Battersea, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

Our client is a civil engineering and infrastructure specialist with over 35 years experience in the construction industry. They are seeking to appoint an experienced Site Agent to deliver a flagship project in Tidway Central.

Important

Tunneling Experience and *Minimum 3 years working as Site Agent for a contractor, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment such as Crossrail.

The Job

Main purpose of the role

Responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers' objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. You will deliver a flagship project in Tideway Central, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Project Manager, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

Main duties and responsibilities

Site management

  • Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of a multimillion pound project
  • Reporting to project manager
  • Lead a team of Sub agents, Engineers and Foremen to deliver the work safely, without environmental incidents and to the specified quality.
  • Ensuring the commercial performance of the contract is maximised.
  • Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, ITP's are in line with client specifications and company procedures.
  • Input into construction programme

Client interface

  • Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official bodies.
  • Deliver end product to customer satisfaction.

Cost control

  • Populate and manage the cost plan for the project.
  • Maximise project value.
  • Ensure detailed site records are completed by the team
  • Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo.

Reporting

  • Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally.
  • Chair weekly site meetings in line with company procedures.

Key measures & targets

  • Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met.
  • Adherence to Business Unit Objectives.
  • Maintain safe site.
  • Ensure 3 Pillar KPI measures are met.

Key relationships

  • Liaise and develop relationships with customers and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with key sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with team members and other departments.

Person specification

Knowledge and experience

  • Minimum 3 years working as Site Agent for a contractor, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment such us Crossrail.
  • Considerable experience in Civil Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme & Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting.
  • Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering / HNC or equivalent as a minimum.
  • CEng MICE preferred.
  • CSCS mandatory.
  • IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS.
  • Temporary Works Co-ordinator.

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication, people and team management skills.
  • Able to challenge designs and resolve technical problems.
  • Demonstrate the right behaviours and lead the team to ensure the culture is in line with our company values.
  • Ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance.

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