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Site Agent – Water

  • £40,000 - £50,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Oxfordshire

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 role:

My client is looking for a Site Agent to join the team to deliver the Thames Water Framework projects. You will be managing projects within the Infrastructure Business Unit in the Water streams from contract award through to completion. You will be reporting to the Senior Manager on Department budget control procedures for contracts and progress against the programme, whilst enforcing and monitoring the Division’s Quality Assurance and Environmental systems. You will also report the progress of projects to either a Contracts Manager or Project Manager, depending on the value and complexity of the project and personal experience/ability.

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, apprentices 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 £40,000 – £50,000 + package.

Requirements:

Civil Engineering/Construction management degree is essential, and evidence of relevant post-graduation practical training e.g., attendance on courses for Form of Contracts, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H & S Management, etc. You will need at least 2 years experience working for a UK Civil Engineering contractor, and experience from an engineering background demonstrating progress to Site Agent through career development, with both theoretical and practical experience. Site qualifications required are a CSCS card, SMSTS (5 day), First Aid at Work (4 day), and a National Water Hygiene card.