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Site Agent - Thames

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £45k - 55k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Rail, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Joshua Misailidis
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 020 7743 7582
  • Expiry Date: 26 October 2022
  • Job Ref: 398713JMS

Site Agent - Water

My client has been appointed as a partner to Thames Water’s 5-year AMP7 capital works programme.
This appointment gives them access to work on the following projects:

  • Water non-infrastructure projects - ground and surface water production assets, disinfection, chemical dosing, pumping, control systems, power resilience schemes and service reservoirs
  • Wastewater projects - treatment facilities, stormwater storage, settlement tanks, monitoring equipment, process treatment units, chemical dosing, digestors and as phosphorus removal

They are now looking for additional Site Agents with strong water/wastewater sector experience to join our growing Operations team, working specifically on projects in the Thames Valley region.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day site operations to ensure construction is 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
  • Maintain site diary
  • Manage labour, plant, and materials on site in conjunction with the Foreman
  • Manage subcontractors and direct labour
  • Conduct review meetings and report regularly on all construction activities including budget, scheduling, personnel, and other resource requirements
  • Assist the estimating team in the preparation of the project estimate or cost plans
  • Contribute to work planning, and briefing project teams, contractors, and suppliers
  • Full handover of projects

This is a new framework for my client, and as such you will have the opportunity to be involved in developing relationships with the client, grow your professional network, and contribute to setting the framework and the way we deliver. 

Candidate specification

  • Experienced Site Manager, able to lead by example
  • Civil Engineering background in the Construction / Water Industry
  • Strong managerial skills
  • Experience of working in Design & Build
  • Thorough understanding of safety, environmental and quality management processes
  • Thorough understanding of commercial, contractual and procurement processes
  • NEC / JCT awareness
  • Good knowledge of temporary works
  • Experience of both incident and near miss reporting
  • Good IT Skills
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to work closely with clients
  • Full clean UK driving licence

For more information, please contact Joshua Misailidis at or via phone at 020 7743 7582