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Site Agent Civil Engineering

More Recruitment SLC Ltd
Great Yarmouth, East Anglia
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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More Recruitment are looking for a Site Agent to join a major national constructor on a site based in Great Yarmouth.
Located in Great Yarmouth, theSite Agent will be part of a new project to construct a quayside facility for use by the offshore energy industry. It includes design and construct of a floating berth (pontoons, restraint piles, fixed bridges and articulating linkspans). Involving significant civils works including sheet piling, tubular piling, river works, land-based works, earthworks and associated supporting infrastructure bringing together technical, logistical and ecological challenges.
We are now looking for Site Agents to join our team on this exciting project!

What you will be doing as aSite Agent
  • Manage labour/resource allocation and management of Site staff
  • Reporting to the Senior Manager on Department budget control procedures for contracts and progress against programme
  • Ensure & promote safe systems of work ensuring all safety guidelines are adhered to and the Company Safety Policy are practiced
  • Carry out site inductions and toolbox talks
  • Enforcement and monitoring of the Divisions Quality Assurance and Environmental systems
  • Management of projects/contracts/plant and materials
  • Manage specialist subcontractors
  • Motivation of staff
  • Communicating at all levels regarding progress of projects
  • Staff recruitment
  • Directly supervise Sub Agents, General Foreman
  • Indirectly supervise Site Engineer, Foreman and Gangers
What we will need from youas aSite Agent
  • EssentialCivil Engineering/Building qualification (PreferredBSc Degree in Civil Engineering)
  • Chartered status or approaching (desirable)
  • Evidence of relevant post-graduation practical training e.g., attendance on courses for Form of Contracts, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H & S Management etc.
  • Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor
  • Possesses proven experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g., National Highways, Water Companies
  • Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Site Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience
  • CSCS card, SMSTS (5 day),First Aid at Work (4 day) & National Water Hygiene card
  • Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes with clarity; experienced at encouraging direct reports to do the same and managing a team to ensure tasks are carried out effectively and key messages cascaded.
  • Excellent role model for development of team members and demonstrates required behaviours to align to project and team objectives.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility.
  • Excellent team player, able to work competently and independently without continuous supervision.
  • Strong communication skills with good interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Solution orientated approach to issue resolution.
  • Knowledge of the construction process/Commercially and contractually aware
  • Awareness of quality and environmental practices within the business environment
  • Holds a UK driving licence
What we can offer youas aSite Agent
  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional membership fees
  • Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:
  • Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attractions

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