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Site Agent

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Patrick Gray

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 1069

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Site Agent
Salary: 50,000-55,000 (Plus Benefits listed Below)
The company
We have an aim to become a people focused company, with a very progressive vision of where they want to take the business, driven by their need to improve, innovate and impact people's lives. Our purpose is to improve people's lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work. We do this by promoting our values at all levels of the business, being passionate and delivering our projects to the best of our ability for the clients and community. We are collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.
We are a forward-thinking company that look to help employees with the freedom and flexibility we offer, helping employees to achieve a successful career by balancing home life with work life. This allows for a greater use of technology to benefit our business and to improve the working environment.
As Site Agent you will successfully deliver projects or sections of projects safely, on time, within budget and to client specification.
You will;
·Create a 'Knowingly Safe' working environment
·Ensure that the principles of CDM are applied and relevant legislation is complied with
·Ensure Highways England's Imperatives 'Safety, Customer and Delivery' are delivered and on time.
·Embed a F.R.E.D.I.E Culture
·Engage with the designer and other stakeholders to ensure a safe, buildable, and timely design is achieved within the detailed design phase to allow efficient delivery of the scheme.
·Working with the SPM, estimating and commercial teams, ensure robust budget and Total of Prices submissions are prepared, submitted for GT governance, and agreed with client teams to secure Notice to Proceed to construction
·Work with the commercial team to manage change
·Plan, prepare and facilitate collaborative workshops as and when required
·Ensure commercial processes are followed in all procurement activities and best value is achieved
·Ensure all pre-commencement and regulatory requirements are discharged prior to work commencing.
·Plan and prepare for delivery of the Scheme throughout the project lifecycle.
·Ensure all Temporary Works (TW) processes are implemented, TW requirements are understood and designed in a timely manner and implemented and monitored on site.
·Ensure a Utility Service Coordinator is appointed and that all company permit to work systems are followed.
·Plan, prepare and oversee the establishment of the site offices and compound
·Champion the use of innovative technologies and techniques
·Manage risk & opportunities in conjunction with the Risk Manager and SPM
·Ensure any incidents/accidents are thoroughly investigated, closed out and learnings implemented
·Take ownership for the delivery and quality of work to the required standards
·Manage the Construction Teams and Supply Chain partners to ensure delivery of the Scheme (or Section) in line with the agreed Budget, Programme and Scope.
·Ensure adequate resource is available to fulfil the programme
·Manage the day to day and weekly programme and planning processes
·Engage with the Project Planner to manage the medium-term plan and contract programme updates
·Engage with the Performance Team to ensure all CPF/BSC scoring is completed and evidenced.
·Ensure all internal and external reporting is completed as required.
·Manage, monitor, and review direct reports and team performances, providing encouragement and discipline as and when required.
·Support the project team in stakeholder communication and management
·Support the project team in delivering our commitments, including community engagement, Employment & Skills, Innovations and through working groups.
·Support the leadership team to promote the project and company including through external awards, professional lectures, trade press articles and site visits.
·Ensure the project teams are provided with adequate resource and training to enable compliance with company procedures and current legislation
·Ensure close relationships are developed and maintained with key suppliers
·Ensure all work is carried out utilising the procedures, guidance and forms contained within the corporate Business Management System (BMS) and through use of Company systems including Viewpoint for Projects, Field view, CEMAR, Oracle and Office 365.
Competency Requirements
·Promote a positive safety, quality, and FREDIE culture
·Proven experience in successfully managing teams and contributing to their professional development.
·Strong project management capabilities able to showcase a track record of delivering to client's expectations.
·Well-developed communication skills with experience dealing with clients and supply chain
·Strong knowledge of CDM 15.
·Excellent knowledge of NEC and commercially astute.
·Strong leadership and delegation skills.
·Design and Build / ECI experience within infrastructure
Technical / Professional Qualifications Required
·SMSTS/IOSH Managing Safety
·SEATS/ IOSH Environmental
·Office 365 expertise
·Prince 2 / APM / ILM
·HNC/Degree Civil Engineering
·Membership of a professional institution
·HE Safety Passport and Common Induction
·Viewpoint/ Field view
·Temporary Works Coordinator
·Utility Service Coordinator
·Car allowance of £5550 or chose from provided car list.
·6% Company pension.
·28 days holiday + bank holidays
·2 Optional Charity days
·Option to buy 3 additional days holiday
·Private Health care (option to add family or partners for small additional fee)
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876 000 6069 for more information.
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