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Site Agent

  • Location:

    Somerset

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £19.27 - 22.87 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

    michael.hayward@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

  • Job ref:

    JO0000027315

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Site Agent
Are you a Site Agent looking for your next contract opportunity? Carrington West are currently recruiting for a client in the South West who have a requirement for a Highways Site Agent.
 
You will have full responsibility for managing a depot within your area and will take ownership for delivery of both in house and subcontracted works across the area. You will lead the depot team and be fully supported by both your Area Manager and supporting functions (QS, Programmer, foreman and a central design function).
 
Key Tasks and Accountabilities:
- Review, plan and deliver works in a manner which meets or betters gross margin targets, whilst working closely with Foreman and lead operatives.
- Forecast the projected outturn commercial position for works to provide increased certainty of future contract performance.
- Work collaboratively with your Programmer to ensure a rolling programme is maintained for works and Start/Stop status information is provided.
- Provide gangs with clear expectations and productivity targets on a daily basis.
- Minimise overhead costs at each depot location.
 
We're looking for:
- A good level of experience in highway maintenance delivery and workforce supervision.
- Commercially driven to be able to capture working cost efficiencies, cost control and saving money wherever possible.
- Good general IT skills are essential, and ideally, you'll be proficient in MS Excel, Inform and CPA.
- Effective team management, leadership and influencing skills to get the best from everyone.
- Excellent customer skills and the ability to demonstrate influencing in all situations.
- The ability to drive excellent relationships with contacts at all levels including the client and colleagues.
- The ability to remain flexible in your approach to the role.
 
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Michael Hayward at Carrington West on 02393 876042.
 
FOOTNOTE:
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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Michael at Carrington West on 02393 876042 for more information.
 
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