Site Agent


Location: Reading, Berkshire, England

Salary: GBP40 - GBP45,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 11/05/2021


Site Agent

Location: Reading

Salary: £40 - 45,000

My client has been awarded has been selected to work in partnership with Thames Water to deliver fantastic infrastructure.

Job purpose

* Managing projects within the Infrastructure Business Unit in the Water streams from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Contracts Manager or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of project and personal experience/ability.
* To ensure the successful completion of projects for the Company by achieving acceptable financial outcomes, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships, and adherence to the quality/safety/environmental policies of the business.

What you'll be doing

* Resource allocation and management of Site staff;
* Reporting to the senior Manager on Department budget control procedures for contracts and progress against programme;
* Ensure safe systems of work and the Company Safety Policy are practiced;
* Enforcement and monitoring of the Division's Quality Assurance and Env systems;
* Management of projects/contracts;
* Motivation of staff;
* Communication at all levels regarding progress of projects;
* Staff recruitment;
* Directly supervise Sub Agents, General Foreman;
* Indirectly supervise Site Engineer, Foreman and Gangers.

What we'll need from you

* Essential Civil Engineering/Building qualification;
* Preferred BSc Degree in Civil Engineering;
* Chartered status or approaching;
* Evidence of relevant post graduation practical training e.g. attendance on courses for Form of Contracts, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H & S Management e.t.c.;
* Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor for at least 2 years (essential);
* Possesses proven experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g. LUL, HA, Water Companies, Petro/Chem.;
* Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Site Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience;
* Specialist knowledge/competences;
* CSCS card;
* SMSTS (5 day);
* First Aid at Work (4 day);
* National Water Hygiene card;


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