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  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £400 - 450 per day

  • Contact:

    Oliver Meleder

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 060

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Role: Site Agent - Civil
Industry / Projects: Waste Water Treatment
Rate: £400-£450 inside IR35
Location: One position in Glossop, the other in East Manchester
Several years duration
My client is a leading tier 1 engineering company across the UK has multiple frameworks in the water and environmental sector across the North West.  They are working on several operational wastewater treatment plants and are looking to recruit an experienced Site Agent who is senior and could either run one large project or function across several smaller schemes with a proven background in Water Civils or civil sectors that have an understanding and appreciation of M&E (mechanical and electrical) delivery.
My client is looking for an individual who is going to take control and assist the Project manager with the scheme, leading and taking charge of the project below himself. Someone who will be in the programme meetings and really own the position. The bulk of the work is multiple concrete chambers, ducting and liaising with the M&E team mainly the mechanical interface side of things to collaboratively deliver the project for the client.
·Ensure health, safety, environmental protection, quality of work and security are maintained on site at all times
·Ensure compliance with CDM Regulations
·Review and approve contractors' method statement and risk assessment
·Setup and maintain site facilities including welfare, security
·Provide inductions to new site operatives
·Issue permits for high-risk activities such as confined space entry, work at height, lifting operation, hot works etc
·Maintain site documentation, signage etc
·Ensure subcontractors work to agreed method statements and risk assessments
·Ensure site operatives are suitably qualified and have received all relevant training and briefing
·Coordinate between design team and subcontractors
·Check and understand all drawings and specifications. Ensure that any errors / omissions are formally communicated to the Design Team in a timely manner
·Provide tool box talks where required
·Identify and resolve site issues in conjunction with subcontractors
·Maintaining a tidy, safe and efficient site at all times
·Maintain a daily log of progress, events, issues etc
·Reporting to the Project Manager on a regular basis
·Liaise with Client in a confident and professional manner
Skills and Experience:
·Experienced and qualified in construction management, SMSTS qualified.
·Preferably worked on water / wastewater projects previously
·Able to make sound decisions; Be proactive
·Firm on maintaining site standards
·Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills