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Site Agent – Highways

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

Site Agent – PAYE

Highways & Roads

£48,000 – £57,000 + package 

Surrey

About the company 

My client is a multi-disciplined tier 2 contractor who specialises in highway maintenance, highway 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 Main Contract on projects with Highways England and Local Authorities is also helped by the close bond from the management team down to the engineers.

About the opportunity

My client is looking for a Site Agent to work on highway 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 the 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 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.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ or pre construction positions.

What does this mean for you?

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for?

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss.