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Senior Site Agent (Highways)

  • Location:

    Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Jason Fogaty

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876063

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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Senior Site Agent (Highways)
Are you a Senior Site Agent with strong knowledge of the Highways sector, now seeking a fresh challenge?
Does the prospect of working for an award-winning company and a leading player within the Highways sector grab your attention?
If yes, this could be for you....
I am currently seeking a Senior Site Agent in the Manchester area to work on a Major Motorway Upgrade Programme on a permanent basis. The project will involve upgrading pavements, barriers and drainage as well as installation of gantries, emergency refuge areas and technical equipment, reporting directly to the Project Manager and overseeing a team of 5 engineers.
As a Senior Site Agent, you will take full responsibility for management of your section of works, ensuring you meet client and company performance expectations.
Key Responsibilities:

·Participate in creating a knowingly safe working environment.
·Day to day management of a section of works including the supervision and monitoring of the site team and supply chain.
·Plan, control and monitor the progress of the works and coordinate the section(s) of the project as allocated.
·Manage multiple packages of work in conjunction with the commercial team taking full ownership of the costs for section of work assigned.
·Ensure any changes in scope (operations, commercial, programme or design) are captured and managed.
·Understand any temporary works requirements.
·Undertake value engineering solutions.
·Attend external meetings as required with clients and stakeholders, building effective relationships.
·Report to the Project Manager on progress and performance.
·Assist the Project Manager in administering the cost forecast, valuation and reporting systems.
·Implementing and attending weekly and monthly site meetings.
·Ensure all site team and supply chain are working to the latest design information.
·Undertake material take offs where required and ensure materials are ordered and reconciled.
·Conduct regular H&S checks and CDM audits.
·Ensure Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), Permit to Work systems, site inductions and safety briefings are correctly carried out.
·Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and problems that may arise.
·Ensure and maintain strict quality control procedures.
·Ensure site team keep site diaries up to date.
·Effectively lead and manage direct reports ensuring appropriate competence is maintained, including annuals PDR's.
·Monitor capability of staff and contractors to undertake current and prospective workloads and report to senior management.
·Identify/assist in introducing new process, techniques and innovations on site.

The candidate:
To be considered for this role you must demonstrate solid experience delivering complex civil engineering schemes as a Senior Site Agent.
Experience in a major project's environment with expertise in either earthworks or structures is a must, as is the ability to work safely, motivate and manage site teams site whilst striving for exceptional levels of performance.
Minimum Qualifications required will include: HNC or degree in civil engineering and a valid CSCS.
·Permanent role
·a competitive salary and benefits package
·car or car allowance
·discretionary bonus
·28 days holiday plus bank holidays.
·The opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenge.
This role is a unique opportunity to work for one of the UK's most formidable construction businesses who have seen impressive growth over the last few years, achieving tremendous success working on various Frameworks across the UK.  
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Jason Fogaty on 02393 876 063 to discuss.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason Fogaty at Carrington West on 07745 530959 for more information.