Helping to enhance careers

Site Agent – Highways

  • £48,000 - £57,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Surrey

Site Agent – PAYE

Highways & Roads

£48,000 – £57,000 + package  


About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined tier 2 contractor who specialise in highways maintenance, highways infrastructure, traffic management, rail and the environmental sector. The company is huge on the long-term stability and career progression of their team.  This is helped by the repeat business they get in Surrey and Hampshire which is a result of their high standard of work. They get a lot of repeat business with main contractors such as Kier & Balfour Beatty. They also Main Contract on projects with Highways England and Local Authorities, it is also helped by the close bond from the management team all the way down to the engineers.

About the opportunity

My client is looking for a Site Agent to work on highways projects in Surrey. The successful candidate will be expected to operate and promote a high standard of health and safety by ensuring Method Statements and Risk Assessments are in place for all aspects of the works. You will have to work closely with the Quantity Surveyor throughout to make sure the project is within budget as well as liaising closely with the procurement team. You will be in charge of undertaking management of Sub Agents, Section Engineers and Site Engineers whilst you work closely and report directly to the Contracts Manager. The projects that you’ll be involved in will range from pavements, kerbing, structural concrete, piling and bridge bearings.

This opportunity is PAYE and freelance will not be considered.

About the Benefits and rewards

The Company make personal development, career progression and long-term stability a priority. The successful candidate will be working for a company who encourage internal promotion and want to see employees progress through the company. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £48,000–£57,000 + package.

About the requirements

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND, HNC or equivalent qualification) in either Construction management or civil engineering.

To be considered for this position, you should have experience working as a Site Agent within Civil Engineering & Highways for a Tier 1 or Tier 2 company. Your work history should be stable; ideally, you should have worked at your previous companies for a number of years.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.