Site Agent

Posted 15 March 2023
Salary £425 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameLuke Clifford

Job description

Immediate requirement a strong Highways site professional at Site Agent level for an expanding UK Highways Contractor.
Due to substantial contract and project wins we are looking to bring someone into the business at this level to support the Contracts Manager and Project Manager with site based duties.
As the successful Agent you will show a passion and drive to develop and progress your career, in return our clients can offer a generous package alongside the opportunity to learn and develop further.
·Monitor site activities against target programmes reporting exceptions in outputs, delays et
·Manage the development of the construction programmes and methodology utilising existing knowledge & experience and through engagement with the supply chain
·Aid the site agent / project manager with the creation of the Construction Phase Plans, method statements and ensure safe systems of work are in-place before work is started and that required safety standards are maintained at all times.
·Manage all risks effectively on site and ensure adherence to risk management processes.
·Ensure in-house and subcontract personnel are competent and fully trained to undertake their work.
·Fully engage with the commercial team members to ensure the project commercial procedures are followed.
·Attend client meetings to provide them with a delivery update and manage any adverse issues
·Able to supervise night operations when required and provide a report to the Site Agent / Project Manager at the end of the shift
·Carryout site inductions, toolbox talks and briefings to site operatives
·Ensure adequate records are maintained through photographs, site diaries and as built drawings
·Carry out a public facing communication role on the project which includes attending Public Liaison meetings, communication with and keeping a log of public communications, interfacing with the Client customer liaison team.
·Communicate effectively with the Site Team and Engineer to ensure the works are planned in a timely manner in line with the agreed programme.
Essential Skills:
·SSSTS or SMSTS Qualification
·CSCS (supervisor card)
·Driving licence
·Minimum 3 years' experience of supervising Highway improvement and public realm work.
·New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Operative or Supervisors Accreditation. (IDEAL)
·A practical understanding of health and safety management and the requirements of CDM.
·A working knowledge of quality and environmental standards for highway improvement work.
·Experience of managing and supervising staff, workforce and subcontractors.
·Commercially aware with knowledge of budget and cost control processes
·Good communication skills
This is a 6 month contracting role that could be extended.
For more information please click APPLY NOW or call Luke Clifford on 02393876011
If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking 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 Luke at Carrington West on 02393 876011 for more information