Site Agent – Freelance Civil Engineering


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June 30, 2023
Job Type
TS616 AgentCW
£450 per hour
Start date
Contact Name
Tim Smith
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The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance.

The post-holder will work closely with the Commercial Department, engineers and 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
Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised
Assume responsibility for delivering projects successfully
Deliver the work safely and without environmental incidents
Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects
Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, management plans, in line with Company procedures
Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks
Client interface
Deliver end product to customer satisfaction
Cost control and 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
Produce good quality, accurate reports monthly for the Client and internally
Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures
Key skills and experience

Successful experience at a management engineering level in construction (on site) specifically in civil engineering
Demonstrated application of growing commercial and contractual knowledge
Experience of working in a cost-conscious environment
Good people management experience
Experience in stakeholder’s management (client) and managing subcontractors
Relationship building with external parties is a critical requirement
Significant civil engineering technology knowledge with significant previous experience
A highly capable construction problem solver with excellent communication skills and ability to interact at a variety of levels.
Computer literacy advance
CSCS card

Experience in utilities, earthworks, heavy structures or drainage is essential for this role

scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation.

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