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Site Agent

United Kingdom-Scotland

Req#: 33519BR

Date published: 13-Jan-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Water

Business Plan: CNS

Level: 004

Primary Purpose:
1. To support the Site Managers in the planning, organisation, supervision and delivery of all site construction activities.

2. Management, supervision, training and development of direct reports.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
H&S and Environment

• Promote exceptional safety and deliver quality standards at all times
• Actively support the Site Manager in maintaining and enforcing safety standards as required by statute and in accordance with the Galliford Try Safety Policies
• Recognise that Health and Safety considerations are central to all tasks and contribute to ensuring safe working environment for all.

Site Management

• Assisting the Site Agent/Manager in the initial site set-up, actively installing ESD systems and procedures
• Co-ordinate and control construction activities ensuring the project runs to schedule and budget
• Day to Day management of site activities, including supervising and monitoring the site operations and carrying out briefings as necessary, preparing RAMS and ensuring compliance
• Ensure that effective methods of communication are used in transmitting information to operatives and subcontractors
• Co-ordinate site setting out to satisfy contract programme requirements, delegating or carrying out setting out as necessary
• Ensuring plant and materials are ordered and supplied as required
• Checking drawings and quantities, ensuring that the information is accurate for the work
• Ensure accurate record/sketches of setting out are kept.
• Monitoring of the quality of the works in conjunction with the Test and Inspection Plan and maintaining as built records
• Ensuring that all site non-conformities are recorded
• Maintain good relationships with the Client’s site staff
• Be aware of the need to satisfy customer requirements with the aim of enhancing the customers’ perception and satisfaction.
• Comply with Customer Impact Plan at all times.
• Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role
• Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.

Quality & Document Control

• Will be responsible for monitoring the quality of the works in conjunction with the Test and Inspection Plan
• Maintain as built records
• Understand and implement ESD Quality, Safety and Environmental Policies and Targets

Key Attributes

• Good Communication Skills
• Excellent IT skills – with experience of using PowerPoint, excel, outlook and use of the internet
• Fully conversant with the use of surveying instruments
• Conversant with setting out techniques
• Good record keeping and administration skills
• Financially aware

Minimum Qualifications:
Essential:
HNC in Civil Engineering

Preferable:
Degree of HND in Civil Engineering or Building required

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Preferred Competencies: • Working knowledge of cost control, scheduling, engineering drawings and other documents. • Ability to do material takeoffs, field estimates. • Communication skills • Organizational skills • Safety regulations • Discipline engineering experience

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