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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Site Agent (2 Roles)

Shrewsbury, SY1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £60000/annum + £8,500 car allowance

Site Agent - Water Sector
2 Roles - Shrewsbury and Telford (West Midlands)
Our client directly employs over 1,300 people across 9 office locations and hundreds of construction sites nationwide. They have a turnover in excess of £300 million, delivered by their water utilities design and build business and their environmental design and build business.
Our client believe that when they care about what they do, they do it better. Because they care about their people - keeping them safe, making sure they are happy, enjoy coming to work and feel valued - they are committed to creating a fun workplace, where people have a voice, are safe, reach their potential and prosper, and where the rewards are shared.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Our client is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. They promote an open and transparent culture and a workplace where everyone feels included and is treated fairly and with respect.
Agile working
Our client is committed to providing a flexible and agile working environment that supports both their employees and the needs of the business.
Job Description
We are looking for additional Site Agents with strong water/wastewater sector experience to join our clients growing Operations team, working specifically on projects in the Severn Trent region. We would however be keen to also speak to individuals that are looking to work on one of our clients other frameworks.
As a Site Agent, you will manage day-to-day site operations to ensure construction is conducted in a safe manner, within budget, on schedule and in accordance with the appropriate standards, specifications, and regulatory requirements. You will be required to carry out regular inspections to monitor performance and ensure health & safety compliance throughout the construction process as well as planning and programming of construction/installation works.
Further responsibilities will include the following:
Maintain site diary
Manage labour, plant, and materials on site in conjunction with the Foreman
Manage subcontractors, direct labour and resource planning
Conduct review meetings and report regularly on all construction activities including budget, scheduling, personnel, and other resource requirements
Assist the estimating team in the preparation of the project estimate or cost plans
Contribute to work planning, and briefing project teams, contractors, and suppliers
Full handover of projects
Candidate Specification If you are an experienced Site Manager looking for a new and exciting opportunity or an experienced Site Engineer ready to progress your career even further then we would love to hear from you!
You will have the following skills and experience:
Civil Engineering background in the Construction / Water Industry
Strong managerial skills
Experience of working in Design & Build
Civil construction - FRC, Pre-cast, Earthworks, Pipework (buried)
Thorough understanding of safety, environmental and quality management processes
Thorough understanding of commercial, contractual and procurement processes
Mechanical and Electrical installation and commissioning experience desirable
NEC / JCT awareness
Good knowledge of temporary works
Experience of both incident and near miss reporting
SMSTS / CSCS / AP Lifting
Good IT Skills
Excellent communication skills and confidence to work closely with clients
Full clean UK driving licence
What our client can offer:
* Very generous car allowance of £8,500 per year (Or company car). Plus mileage paid
* Company bonus of 10% of your base salary (Paid in two Installments - July and December)
* 26 days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to buy and carry over
* Flexible pension contributions up to 5% employee 10% employer
* Life assurance of 4 x salary
* Income protection
* Private medical insurance
* Health cash plan
* Annual professional institution subscription costs
* Career and professional development opportunities
* No weekend or evening work
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