Site Agent


Location: South Yorkshire, England

Salary: GBP40,000 - GBP48,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 15/12/2021


The Company

A market leading UK building firm delivering projects across an array of sectors including, health, education, accommodation, commercial, infrastructure, aviation and civils within in both public and private frameworks. The company has 100+ years of experience in their portfolio followed by over 10 awards and a prestigious reputation, shown by their revenue in excess of £500m. They demand the highest ethical standards and are committed to upholding the highest standards of practice throughout their company.

The Role

As a highly experienced Site Agent, you will be responsible for managing Civils or water stream projects within the company's infrastructure group from start through to finish. You will play a crucial role within the team and wider business to ensure that all works are continuously completed to specification, in budget and on time


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

Knowledge Skills & Experience

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


* Good team player
* Good decision maker
* Time management skills
* Holds a UK driving licence
* Sound technical knowledge
* Good people management skills
* Good communicator orally/written
* Commercially and contractually aware
* Strong leadership and motivation skills
* Knowledge of the construction process
* Sound safety theoretical and practical knowledge/experience
* Ability to delegate and manage tasks carried out by the site team
* Must have good organisational skills and be able to communicate at all levels
* Awareness of quality and environmental practices within the business environment

The successful candidate will receive competitive salary plus benefits package. For more information or to apply please submit your details online or call Adam Farquharson on 07539 507 648


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