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Site Agent - RAIL

  • Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
  • Location: Braintree, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Highways & Transport, Rail , Civil Engineering/Infrastructure , Safety Critical
  • Job reference: BBBH383044

Job description

Site Agent:


To lead successful contract delivery on behalf of the client by ensuring that the site team are fully appraised of the contract parameters and have the capability and resources necessary to achieve contract objectives. To develop positive relationships with all parties associated with the contract and to ensure that the contract is delivered on time, within budget and to the agreed quality whilst ensuring that client expectations regarding quality, programme and budget are wherever possible exceeded.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

The key tasks of this role include, but are not limited to:

Fulfilling the Agent's responsibilities as laid down in the Company's Health and Safety Policy.

Ensuring that the contract is executed in accordance with the requirements of:

  • All applicable legislation
  • The Terms and Conditions of the Contract
  • The Contract Health and Safety Plan
  • The Work Package Plans and Task Briefing Sheets
  • The Contract Quality / Environmental Plan
  • The Policies and Procedures contained within the company Business Management System

  1. Delivery of the contract within programme and budget. Liaison with site staff and managing surveyor to ensure tender allowances are not exceeded.
  2. The promotion of a continuous improvement culture and the use of best practice.
  3. The continuous monitoring of contract progress to ensure contract objectives are being met.
  4. Ensuring that in conjunction with the site team changes to the contract are identified, agreed and effectively managed.
  5. The provision of formal reports on contract progress to the Contracts Manager.
  6. Ensuring that all relevant issues which cannot be resolved at contract level are passed for the attention of the Contracts Manager.

Person Specification

Candidates for this role must be a team player and should meet the following criteria:

Must have a "Contractors" background and preferably have experience of working for a major contractor within the rail environment.

  • Both building and civil engineering experience is essential along with experience of design and build projects.
  • Ability to manage others.
  • Confident communication skills.
  • IT literate, particularly MS Word and MS Excel

Educational/Professional Qualifications:

  • Civil Engineering and/or Building Degree/HNC
  • CSCS Requirements:
  • Site Manager
  • Recruitment Specification

H&S Requirements:

  • Five Day Site Managers Safety Training Scheme or acceptable alternative (e.g. NEBOSH General Certificate).
  • PTS Certificate.

To apply for this role:

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