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Site Agent Civil Engineering

Glasgow, Scotland, G78 1DU
Closing date
Jun 9, 2023

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Our client, a Scottish based Civil Engineering Contractor operating throughout Scotland are seeking a Site Agent to join their expanding team based in Glasgow. They support a wide range of civil engineering construction projects particularly in the Water & Wastewater, Marine and other heavy civil engineering sectors.

Due to nature of the role, we are looking for professionals who have proven experience across the Civil Engineering and hold a valid DOMS Card.

Job Overview

To organise the day to day running of the site and to supervise all operatives and sub-contractors to ensure a high quality of workmanship.

Managing employees and specialist contractors on site and keeping all paperwork up to date.

Following all safety, quality, and environmental procedures in conjunction with the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan, Quality Management Plan and Environmental Management Plan.


  • Maintain awareness of programme constraints and drive works to meet targets
  • Organisation and coordination of all labour on site including specialist contractors
  • Regular liaison with specialist contractors on site
  • Responsible for quality of workmanship in all areas on site
  • Responsible for compliance with the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan
  • Responsible for compliance with the Quality Management Plan
  • Responsible for compliance with the Environmental Management Plan
  • Order materials and plant in a manner to suit the programme
  • Control of plant hire and maintenance and security of same
  • Ensure all plant and machines are used efficiently and safely on site
  • Control of works on site in conjunction with other members of site management team
  • Ensure that all setting out information is provided correctly.
  • Manage the setting out works
  • Maintain safety, quality and environmental records
  • Keep site records and registers up to date and maintain filing system
  • Responsible for all setting out on site
  • Check time sheets
  • Ensure site is kept tidy
  • Undertake all duties in accordance with Company Procedure Manual
  • Build programmes to be worked to achieve customer handover
  • Achieve high productivity levels
  • Continuously assess accuracy of all works
  • Strive to reduce costs and complete contract within budget
  • Maintain company profile on quality
  • Work under Considerate Constructors Scheme and ensure staff also comply
  • Undertake responsibilities relating to Community Benefits as required
  • Submit reports as per GLs policy and procedures.


  • Previous experience of a similar role within the construction industry
  • Previous management/supervisory experience
  • Relevant qualifications in Engineering e.g., BEng Civil Engineering or industry equivalent
  • Experienced in dealing with Architects, Engineers, Clients, Sub-contractors
  • Able to communicate with staff at all levels
  • Able to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Able to represent GL in a professional manner
  • Willing to mentor and develop site staff
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Valid DOMS card
  • SMSTS 5 day
  • Roads and Street Works certificate (desirable)
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety in construction
  • First aid training (desirable)
  • Valid driving licence
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel as required
  • Proven ability to drive design team on site

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