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Site Agent

Maidstone, Kent
£55,000 to £65,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Our client is seeking to employ a Site Agent for their business based in the Kent region. Our client is an established contractor with an enviable reputation within the civil engineering sector. The ideal candidate will have experience as a Site Agent within road and sewers, 278 works, new island build and working along side housing clients. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of NEC, JCT and ICE based contracts. Responsibilities As a Site Agent you will be responsible for the following: Attend Pre-start and Site Agents briefing meetings to gain understanding of project requirements, cost/time/contractual/SHEQ risks and allowances for plant, labour & materials. Read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications Assist the Contracts Manager/project Manager/Agent with the production of the construction programme and materials take-offs. Produce/assist in the production of method statements and risk assessments for Health & Safety Plan Manage/assist the planning and implementation of site set-up in accordance with CDM2007 and company procedures. Manage/assist efficient mobilisation of resources to site including applying for road opening notices, road closures etc. Manage/assist pre-commencement surveys and formally issue to client Manage/assist site induction and toolbox talk process in accordance with company procedures including issuing method statements and checking operative's safety certificates. Enforce Company policy on PPE with all operatives, sub-contractors and visitors. Oversee site security. Carry out monitoring and up-dating of construction programmes in conjunction with the project manager/agent/contracts manager. Manage/assist production, up-dating and issuing of risk assessments and method statements during currency of project. Liaise with statutory utility companies regarding diversions, location of existing mains and/or installation of new mains. Manage health, safety, quality and environmental issues on site in accordance with CDM2007, current legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and Company policies. Interpretation and implementation of Company Management Systems ISO 9001 Quality Management System; ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO 18001 OHSAS Occupational Health & Safety Management System. Manage plant, labour and materials usage to minimise overuse, via reconciliations and good site control. Skills/Qualifications ONC/HNC, NVQ Level 4 in Construction Management or equivalent SMSTS CSCS (Platinum) 5 day first aider Contractual knowledge of NEC, JCT and ICE Able to produce/update programmes using Pertmaster and Microsoft Project Able to read/understand drawings/B of Qs/specifications Able to understand plant/labour/materials/subcontract allowances If you feel that you have the right skills and experience to suit this role, please send in your CV for the attention of David Stevens
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  • Job Reference: 707264379-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Bespoke Civils Solutions Ltd
    Bespoke Civils Solutions Ltd
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus Car, Phone, Laptop & Pension
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent