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Site Agent

Hays Building
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time
Job Function
Site Management

Job Details

Your new company
Operating both in the UK and across the world, they are a leading contractor delivering projects across multiple sectors including; real estate, defence, education, highways, rail and water.
Your new role
Working on the largest highways project in the region involving a new 10 mile dual 2-lane carriageway, we are looking for a Site Agent to join the project team.
As Site Agent you will be managing the construction of a section of works.
This will involve overseeing a variety of works within your section, to ensure that works are successfully planned, programmed, delivered and handed over with a 'right first time' mentality.

You will be supported by the Project Manager (among others) but are expected to take ownership of the detailed planning, delivery, and handover of the section.

Duties to include:

  • Create an effective working environment for your team.
  • Undertake temporary works inspections
  • Review designs and raise technical queries to the design teams.
  • Produce a 3 month lookahead for your section of works, ensuring alignment with the contract programme.
  • Ensure your team keeps an accurate and detailed site record for all works. Communicate any change.
  • Ensure you and your engineers raise requisitions for plant and materials in a timely and accurate manor.
  • Ensure quality records are captured and stored correctly.
  • Generate Non-Conformance Records and ensure these are promptly closed out.
  • Set and maintain clear expectations for health and safety with your team and suppliers working on your section.
  • Set and maintain clear expectations for environmental management with your team and suppliers working on your section.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to reduce carbon associated with your section.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Previous experience working on a similar scheme is essential.
  • Degree level qualification in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HND in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to diverse audiences.
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and common construction methodologies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction contracts (through experience and formal training).
  • Digital competence (MS Office, document control systems, site digital tools).
  • Formal training in Health & Safety and Environmental management (SMSTS)
  • Relevant CSCS Card

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

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Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

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