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Site Agent – Highways

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Colchester

About the company:

My client is a leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering and fit-out company, turning over in excess of £200M per annum. With over 130 years of experience in the construction and engineering sector, they are accomplished in project management, delivering vital projects across a range of sectors including health, education, highways, justice, defence, aviation, water, and the environment. They have built up well-respected and trusted relationships, having worked with clients such as Southwest Water, Northumbrian Water, The Corporation of London, Seven Capital, and Long Harbour as well as many more.

About the opportunity:

You will be managing projects within the Company’s Infrastructure division, either in the Civils or Water streams from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Contracts Manager or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of the project and personal experience/ability. You will need to ensure the successful completion of projects for the Company by achieving acceptable financial outcomes, maintaining and improving client relationships, and adhering to the business’s quality/safety/environmental policies. You’ll have many responsibilities which include ensuring safe systems of work and the Company Safety Policy are practiced, staff recruitment, resource allocation and management of site staff, enforcement and monitoring of the Division’s Quality Assurance and Env systems. Our client is looking for a professional who has awareness of quality and environmental practices within the business environment.

About the Benefits and Rewards:

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone with strong leadership skills to work for an outstanding company, where everyone on the team strives for success. Progression is highly encouraged and supported, which is demonstrated by the fact they employ many graduates, apprenticeships and summer placements every year. You will be working within an enthusiastic and energetic environment and will be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging from £45,000 – £55,000 + package.

About the requirements:

It is essential that you have a Civil Engineering/Building qualification (BSc Degree in Civil Engineering is preferred), as well as a proven experience of operating at this level whilst working for a medium to major-sized UK Civil Engineering Contractor for at least 2 years. You will need knowledge and experience from an engineering background, demonstrating progression to Site Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience.