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Site Agent

Job Title: Site Agent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cumbria
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0620
Job Published: March 06, 2019 10:11

Job Description

SITE AGENT (0620)
Job purpose

Managing projects within the Interserve Infrastructure Group either in the Civils or Water streams from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Contracts Manager or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of project and personal experience/ability.

To ensure the successful completion of projects for Interserve by achieving acceptable financial outcomes, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships, and adherence to the quality/safety/environmental policies of the business.

Responsibilities

Resource allocation and management of Site staff , ensuring effective delegation of tasks (e.g. quality checks and setting out) to team members;
Ensure timely methodology selection and preparation and completion of Method Statements, Risk and COSHH Assessments, and permits to work;
Reporting monthly to Contracts/Project Manager on the project cost value and progress against programme;
Ensure safe and sustainable systems of work and adherence to Company Health and Safety Policy;
Develop and maintain the Project Management Plan;
Enforcement and monitoring of the Company’s Health, Safety, Quality, Environmental, and sustainability plans;
Undertake the roles assigned within the contract PMP;• Management of projects/contracts;
Manage subcontractor operations and coordination including collaborative meetings;
Developing and maintaining client relationships;
Motivating staff;
Actively promote actions to achieve our Sustainability goals and the Clients KPIs;
Communication at all levels regarding progress of projects;
Staff recruitment, appraisals and actively mentor and develop Engineers and Sub Agents;
Generate requisitions for plant and materials within tender allowances;
Ensure customer care for all the stakeholders involved in a project – promotion of positive image of the Interserve name to protect and promote the brand name;
Assist developing the commercial project information (e.g. cost/value forecast, pricing of variations);
Manage temporary works planning and checking and lift plans in accordance with company procedures;
To carry out safety inspections and manage the Induction process;
For Highways England schemes produce Benefit Realisation capture forms and Knowledge Transfer packs;
Provide support during tender processes by involvement in the preparation of programmes, methodology, and development of quality/safety/environmental plans.
Knowledge skills & experience

Essential Civil Engineering/Building qualification; (essential)
Preferred BSc Degree in Civil Engineering; (desirable)
Chartered status or approaching; (desirable)
Evidence of relevant post graduation practical training e.g. attendance on courses for Form of Contracts, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H & S Management e.t.c.;
Experience of managing medium to large projects as a "number 1" (desirable)
Possesses proven experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g. Highways England, Local Authorities,LUL, Water Companies;
Knowledge and understanding of NEC Conditions of Contract, and in implementing contract processes;
Extensive knowledge of programme planning sequencing and updating;
Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Site Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience;
Specialist knowledge/competences working in earthworks, piling, structures, in-situ concrete, retaining walls, temporary works (essential);
Good practical knowledge of site setting out, control and checking;
Appointed person and Temporary Works Co-ordinator (Desirable);
Knowledge of Specification for Highways Works (essential)
Behavioural safety training (Desirable);
Training in Lean principles (desirable)
Knowledge of BIM (desirable)
Good decision maker;
Sound technical knowledge;
Good team player;
Knowledge of the construction process;
Sound safety theoretical and practical knowledge/experience;
Car Driver;
Commercially and contractually aware;
Good man management skills;
Awareness of quality and environmental practices within the business environment;
Good communicator orally/written;
CSCS card (essential) ;
SMSTS (5 day) (essential);
First Aid at Work (4 day);
Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor for a sustained period. (essential) 
Person

Strong leadership and motivation skills;
Must have good organisational skills and be able to communicate at all levels;
Collaborative Works skills
Time management skills;
Ability to delegate and manage tasks carried out by the site team;
Good decision maker;
Sound technical knowledge;
Good team player;
Knowledge of the construction process;
Sound safety theoretical and practical knowledge/experience;
Holds a UK driving licence;
Commercially and contractually aware;
Good people management skills;
Awareness of quality and environmental practices within the business environment;
Good communicator orally/written.
We are looking for an experienced Site Agent to work from our sites across the North West. This role is offered on a full time and permanent basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance, flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance.

As part of our recruitment process all job offers are subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Everything we do is shaped by our core values. We are a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. Headquartered in the UK and FTSE listed, we have gross revenues of £3.7 billion and a workforce of 68,000 people worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and are accredited by Investors in Diversity & the National Equality Standard. www.interserve.com/how-we-help/construction

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