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Site Agent – Highways

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

Site Agent – PAYE

Highways & Roads

£48,000 – £57,000 + package 

Chard, Somerset

About the company 

My client is a well-established, well-respected, and well-structured, self-delivering Civil Engineering contractor who turns over £230M per annum. They are multi-disciplined and specialise in highways infrastructure, bridge infrastructure, rail infrastructure, highways maintenance, urban regeneration, and resurfacing. The projects they work on can range in value from £1M up to £36M and they are a trusted contractor in the South, South West, and the whole of Wales.

About the opportunity

My client is looking for a Site Agent to work on a Public Realm project in Chard, Somerset. The framework has 3 years’ worth of work left so it can offer the successful candidate plenty of stability. On top of this, they also have a very healthy pipeline of work in the South West. 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 the management of Sub Agents, Section Engineers, and Site Engineers whilst you work closely and report directly to the Project Manager. The projects that you’ll be involved in will range from pavements, kerbing, section S278 works, Traffic Management, and bridge bearings.

This opportunity is PAYE and freelance will not be considered.

About the Benefits and rewards

The Company makes personal development, career progression, and long-term stability a priority. The successful candidate will be working for a company that encourages 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 several years.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.