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Site Agent / Site Manager (Birmingham)

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Water, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 385595TSH

Job description

Job Title: Site Agent / Site Manager
Location: Birmingham & surrounding Midlands area (Severn Trent Water)
Sector: Water (AMP6 / AMP7), Infrastructure, Civil Engineering
Job Type: Permanent role
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 Per Annum + Package
(Base salary negotiable on level & relevant experience within the Water industry)

Our client, a large Civil Engineering contractor who operate within the Water sector, have an excellent opportunity available for Site Agents / Site Managers to join their growing team on a permanent basis. In this role, you will be part of their Severn Trent Water team, helping to deliver AMP 7, over the coming 5+ years. The role will involve working with the existing team, to help deliver upcoming clean water and waste water projects, effectively, safely, within cost/budget and in a timely manner.

The role would suit a well organised individual with previous experience as a Site Agent or Site Manager, or someone who is ready to take the step up to Agent/Management level form a Site Engineering background. Candidates will ideally have previous experience delivering projects within the Water sector (i.e. AMP6 projects) or have worked on similar / applicable schemes within the Infrastructure or Civil Engineering environment, including highways or utilities etc.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
* Managing day to day site operation, to ensure construction activities are conducted in a safe manner, within budget, on schedule and in accordance with the appropriate standards, specifications and regulatory requirements.
* Carrying out regular inspections to monitor performance and ensure health & safety compliance throughout the construction process.
* Maintaining the site diary.
* Managing labour, plant and materials on site in conjunction with the Foreman.
* Managing subcontractors and direct labour.
* Liaising with a range of project stakeholders from designers, quantity surveyors, client project managers, and client operations staff.
* Conducting review meetings and reporting regularly on all construction activities, including budget, scheduling, personnel and other resource requirements.
* Assisting the estimating and commercial team in the preparation of the project estimate or cost plans.
* Contributing to planning of work, briefing project teams, contractors and suppliers on tasks to complete.
* Overseeing projects through to handover, including interfacing with the end clients.
* Maintaining strict quality control procedures and ensuring compliance with all environmental and health & safety legislation and policies.
* Managing and motivating a small team of site operatives and specialist subcontract staff, ensuring your team produce a finished product of the highest standard.
* Use of IT and programming, including the use of MS Project.

Candidates will ideally have:
* Previous experience working as a Site Engineer / Site Agent / Site Manager, delivering projects within the Water sector. (Ideally on AMP6 projects).
* Relevant qualifications such as a degree, SMSTS Certificate, First Aid Certificate, CSCS Card etc (Temporary Works Advantageous).
* Knowledge of Severn Trent Water procedures (Preferred, not essential)
* Experience of delivering design & build and upgrade projects.
* Strong knowledge of health and safety, quality and environmental standards.
* Strong managerial skills, good IT Skills and excellent communication skills.
* Commercial and contractual awareness (NEC / JCT). (Preferred, not essential).

For more information or to apply for the role, please contact Tim Smyth on 0121 200 5520.

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