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Sub Agent – Highways Infrastructure

  • £38,000 - £48,000 + package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Leeds

About the company:

My client is a leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering, and fit-out company, turning over in excess of £480M 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 National Highways, several different Local Authorities, Southwest Water, Northumbrian Water, The Corporation of London, Seven Capital, and Long Harbour as well as many more. 

About the role:

The successful candidate will be managing projects from contract award through to completion, reporting to either a Site Agent or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of the project. The projects you will be working on are for civils and drainage schemes on the National Highways Scheme delivery framework ranging from £250,000-£2M. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects are delivered on time, at the required quality, and to budget, together with the necessary communication and consultation requirements of the project. Maintaining and developing client relationships will also ensure a successful outcome in competition and opportunities for securing repeat work. You will need to manage and assist site engineers, involving effective delegation of tasks to team members, train, plan and prepare lift plans in accordance with company procedures. 

Rewards and Benefits:

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 £38,000 – £48,000 + package.


You must have experience working on major civil engineering infrastructure projects for a UK-based Civil Engineering main contractor, as well as a degree in Civil Engineering and/or Construction Management. On top of this, you will need to have had experience working as a Sub Agent with good stability on your CV, and is highly desirable that you have experience working within the Water Treatment and/or Highways sector.