Sub Agent Highways


Location: Yeovil, Somerset, England

Salary: GBP300 - GBP350

Contract: Contract

Apply By: 16/12/2021


Sub Agent

Highways A303

Location - Yeovil

£290-300 - CIS

The Company

A UK major main construction and engineering contractor with over 100 years experience in the build industry. They have a vast portfolio of developments and have successfully delivered projects in excess of £400m+ which has allowed them to provide construction solutions to some of the world's most successful and enduring businesses.

The Role

As a highly experienced Site Agent you will initially be overseeing a £135m A303 highway scheme that runs between Sparkford and Ilchester through to delivery. 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.


* Undertake value engineering solutions.
* Keep notice boards up to date and tidy.
* Ensure site team keep site diaries up to date.
* Conduct regular H&S checks and CDM audits.
* Understand any temporary works requirements.
* Ensure and maintain strict quality control procedures.
* Participate in creating a knowingly safe working environment.
* Report to the Project Manager on progress and performance.
* Implementing and attending weekly and monthly site meetings.
* Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and problems that may arise.
* Identify/assist in introducing new process, techniques and innovations on site.
* Ensure all site team and supply chain are working to the latest design information.
* Undertake material take offs where required and ensure materials are ordered and reconciled.
* Assist the Project Manager in administering the cost forecast, valuation and reporting systems.
* Attend external meetings as required with clients and stakeholders, building effective relationships.
* Ensure any changes in scope (operations, commercial, programme or design) are captured and managed.
* Plan, control and monitor the progress of the works and coordinate the section(s) of the project as allocated.
* Ensure Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), Permit to Work systems, site inductions and safety briefings are correctly carried out.
* Manage multiple packages of work in conjunction with the commercial team taking full ownership of the costs for section of work assigned.
* Monitor capability of staff and contractors to undertake current and prospective workloads and report to senior management.
* Effectively lead and manage direct reports ensuring appropriate competence is maintained, including annuals PDR's.
* Day to day management of a section of works including the supervision and monitoring of the site team and supply chain.

The successful candidate will receive competitive salary plus benefits package. For more information please apply with you CV or call Adam Farquharson - Principal Consultant on 07539 507 648



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