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Sub Agent

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + negotiable
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH377885_1526650363

Job description

Sub Agent Required - Permanent Role - Highways Sector - West Midlands - Salary £40,000 to £45,000+ Per Annum (Negotiable, depending on relevant experience)

Our client a large national Construction, Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Contractor are currently looking for a Sub Agent to join their Highways team on a permanent basis. The role will entail delivering various projects across the Highways network, completing work on behalf of Local Authorities and Highways England. This will include the construction of new projects as well as maintaining existing schemes throughout the West Midlands road network.

Job Summary

  • To assist the site team in the management of projects from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Site Agent or Project Manager depending on the complexity of the project.
  • To assist in the successful and timely completion of projects, by applying the quality, health, safety, environmental, sustainability and relevant procedures of the business, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships and working with the team to achieve financial success of the project.
  • Managing the Creating Test and Inspection Plans.
  • Managing the completion of quality documentation.
  • Developing RAMS for Interserve operations.
  • Managing relevant and required permits.
  • Carrying out safety inspections, reporting and recording of near misses.


  • Preparation, monitoring and implementation of Quality planning and controls to ensure project compliance with the Specification and the Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability Company Policies.
  • Assist in the preparation of the PMP (quality/health and safety/Environmental) for live projects.
  • Undertake the responsibilities assigned within the contract PMP.
  • Preparation of requisitions for plant and materials within tender allowances including taking off quantities.
  • Management of and/or assistance to site Engineers, ensuring effective delegation of tasks (e.g. quality checks and setting out) to team members.
  • Methodology selection and preparation and completion of Method Statements, Risk and COSHH Assessments, and permits to work.
  • Monitoring implementation of procedures on site and reporting non-conformance.
  • Manage and maintain records of work done and site activities including as built records, diaries and allocation sheets.
  • Maintain and develop client relationships.
  • Undertake temporary works planning and checking and lift plans in accordance with company procedures when suitably trained.
  • Actively mentor and develop Site Engineers, graduates and trainees.
  • To carry out safety inspections and deliver Site Inductions.

Ideal qualifications required:

  • SMSTS Certificate
  • CSCS Card
  • First Aid at Work
  • Knowledge and understanding of NEC Conditions of Contract
  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent (Desirable)
  • Appointed person and Temporary Works Co-ordinator (Desirable)
  • Behavioural safety training (Desirable)
  • CPCS Supervisors card (Cranes/Lifting) (Desirable)
  • NRSWA (New Roads and Streetworks) Supervisor (Desirable)
  • Scaffold safety awareness (Desirable)
  • Training in Lean principles (Desirable)
  • CAT and Genny training (Desirable)

Ideal Experience:

  • Has held a similar position with a Civil Engineering Contractor for a sustained period
  • Experience of working within the highways sector and on bridges, temporary works (Desirable)
  • Experience in earthworks, piling, steel structures, in-situ concrete, retaining walls
  • Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Sub Agent
  • IT Literate: Experienced in Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
  • Produce As-built records and drawings
  • Experienced in supervision of other engineers
  • Knowledge of BIM (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of programme planning sequencing and updates (Microsoft Project) (Desirable)
  • AutoCAD - as built drawings, bespoke site sketches (Desirable)
  • Good practical knowledge of site setting out, control and checking using EDM, pipe lasers, laser levels and GPS equipment

Please contact Tim Smyth on 0121 200 5520 for more information or to apply for this role.

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