Site Agent

Location Somerset
Job-type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 55000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference 3224543N5NK

Site Agent

Somerset

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum + company car/car allowance

Are you a Sub or Site Agent looking for a company with a workload on some of the most exciting construction projects in the UK? Perhaps you’re looking for a role in a successful business which can not only guarantee you long-term work, but a fantastic platform to continuously progress your career and maximise your full potential?

This Tier 1 giant have an urgent requirement for a Site agent to join their Highways division and work on numerous packages across prestigious Highways projects in the Eastern region. With their annual turnover reaching the billions, and their portfolio boasting projects valued in the hundreds of millions, you can be confident that this position will keep you moving at a fast pace and will bring out the best of your talents as a motivated leader and strategic thinker.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Project Manager, this post will see you full take responsibility for the management of your section of works on a large new build Highways schemes in the Southwest region for a major client. You will act as a leading figurehead on some of the most exciting Highway’s projects in the UK, taking ownership of the delivery and costs for your assigned section of work whilst supervising and monitoring the site teams and supply chain to ensure a harmonious execution of works.

What is expected of you as Site Agent?

  • Ensure Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), Permits to Work systems, site inductions and safety briefings are correctly carried out.
  • Assist the Project Manager in administering the cost forecast, valuation and reporting systems.
  • Effectively lead and manage direct reports, ensuring appropriate competence is maintained, including annual PDR’s.
  • Understand any temporary works requirements and undertake value engineering solutions.

The Company:

Priding themselves on being a people-orientated, driven business, this company have positioned themselves within the infrastructure market as one of the industry’s largest principal contractors, with an immense turnover in the billions. Boasting numerous awards and prestigious projects in their portfolio, this business works with big clients delivering some of the most exciting construction and highways projects in the country. You can guarantee when joining this company, you’ll reap the rewards of its successes through benefits and fantastic progression opportunities.

Reward and renumeration:

This role comes with a fantastic basic salary circa £50,000 - £55,000 per annum, on top of your basic salary you can have the choice of a Grade 4 company car or a car allowance. Along with a 4% - 8% matched pension (age dependant), 28 days holiday + bank holidays, health insurance, life assurance and two charity leave days. On top of the package, you can expect to be a part of some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects the Highways industry has to offer, and you can feel secure knowing you will be joining a company committed to Agile working, ensuring you will have the freedom and flexibility to achieve the ideal work/home life balance.

About You:

Due to the nature of the schemes, it is a given that you’ll have an impressive background working on large scale, new build civil engineering projects – Ideally valued above £40 million. It is essential that you’re a technically qualified, established Senior engineer, Sub agent or Site agent with experience in a main contractor environment working throughout the entire project lifecycle. These are large packages which will see you working across a multitude of disciplines so a multi-disciplinary background in heavy civil engineering works in essential.

  • HNC/BSc/HND essential.
  • CSCS essential.

Next Steps?

This is an urgent requirement so you can expect to get the ball moving very fast once we’ve established, you’d be a great match! Interviews will be kicking off over the next few weeks and to ensure you’re ahead of the game, apply directly or send your CV over to Nicole.keeling@ganymedesolutions.co.uk where you will be contacted for an initial chat.

Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation