Site Agent


Company 

Urban Connect

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£53,000 - £58,000 Per Annum

Job Requirements/Description

Site Agent/Manager - Yorkshire
Our client is one of the largest privately-owned civil engineering and infrastructure specialists with 40 years of experience working UK-wide and providing design, construction and maintenance services across the water, transport, built environment and energy sectors.

The Role:
The main purpose Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site to achieve the required project delivery to the customers objectives while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact, and cost control. You will be responsible for the delivery of various projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Contracts Manager/Project Manager, engineers, and quantity surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

Key Responsibilities:
Site Management

  • Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of various projects in the Civils and Water sectors
  • Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects
  • When required, lead a team of Sub Agents, Engineers, and Foreman to deliver the work safely without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality.
  • Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, ITP as well as Waste Management Plans, when specified, in line with Company procedures
  • Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised
  • Produce and manage the project construction programme as well as produce 2 weeks look ahead.
  • Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks

Client interface

  • Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, the public and official bodies
  • Deliver product to customer requirements and satisfaction

Cost control

  • Populate and manage the cost plan for the project
  • Maximise project value
  • Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed
  • Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo
  • Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities

Reporting

  • Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports internally and for the Client
  • Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures

Key measures & targets:

  • Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met
  • Adherence to Business Unit Objectives
  • Ensure 3 Pillar KPI and client measures are met

Key relationships:

  • Customers and stakeholders
  • Subcontractors and suppliers
  • Site teams and support departments

Person Specification:
The successful candidate will need considerable experience in the Civil and Water sectors as well as an appreciation of other aspects of engineering, and is likely to meet all of the following criteria;

Essential

Considerable experience in Civil Engineering, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment.

Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme and Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost, and value reporting.

Good knowledge of specifications and testing regimes relevant to general civil engineering Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent

CSCS Mandatory

IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS

Temporary works Coordinator

Confined space training

Excellent communication, people, and team management skills

Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to a conclusion

Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and lead the team to ensure the culture is in line with our Company values

Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line with the Company culture, ensuring high standards of compliance

Desirable

Temporary Works Co-ordinatorCEng MICE, or equivalent

Knowledge of Primavera P6 software

Knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract

Benefits:
As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provide a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:

Company car or car allowance

Company Bonus (Circa 5%)

5% Company pension contribution

Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary

Single person s private medical cover with option to add family members

Permanent Health Cover

Company 

Urban Connect

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£53,000 - £58,000 Per Annum

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