Sub Agent for major infrastructure project in Cumbria

Whitehaven, Cumbria
Up to £55,000 + package
29 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Job Type

You will take responsibility for delivering specific tasks, goals and objectives.  You will work under direction but will be able to work without day to day support.  You are expected to work proactively and deliver defined tasks to an industry standard.

You will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

  • Ensure accurate implementation of all engineering controls and compliance with the contract drawings and specification
  • Produce risk assessments and method statements for safe execution of the works
  • Ensure work is executed in a safe manner meeting legal guidelines set out in health safety and requirements and environmental compliance
  • Prepare method statements as required. Organise briefings on method statements to relevant staff and operatives within their area
  • Liaise with the senior foreman on daily basis issues related to programme, resources, production, productivity necessary to meet programme requirements
  • Lead all actions to solve technical difficulties, improve performance in terms of progress and quality
  • Set working parameters, ensure their application on site, assess the performance
  • Coordinate the work of their shifts and ensure consistency of operation
  • Develop forecast and monitor performance against forecast. Establish and regularly review the detailed working programme. Ensure coordination of all related trades
  • Deliver end product to customer satisfaction
  • Monitor quality, safety and environmental systems and promote a safety culture in full support of their 100% SAFE value
  • Implement applicable quality plan requirements. Liaise with project quality manager concerning quality issues
  • Manage project risk in line with company procedures
  • Develop the directly employed labour including, supervision, appraisals, training, absence management and motivation
  • Arrange the order and delivery of materials to site ensuring compliance with waste regulations in the disposal of excavated materials.
  • Monitor and report the performance of the supply chain partners

Qualifications & technical knowledge:

  • Relevant industry qualification (HND/HNC/BEng or equivalent)
  • Relevant CSCS card
  • CRE Accreditation (preferable)
  • SMSTS 5 days
  • P.T.S
  • Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering
  • A hands-on approach to the commercial and planning aspects of the project
  • Civil engineering and construction experience
  • Able to produce and explain accurate plans and drawings
  • Good IT skills and able to work confidently with MS Office and other system applications

Attributes & Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations
  • Ability to work in a team environment contributing to a project, site or area
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate self and colleagues to perform
  • Good planning and time management skills; able to manage activities simultaneously within compromising on standards and quality
  • Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met
  • Ability to work with colleagues to contribute to project and operational performance
  • Sound knowledge of construction practises and standards
  • Specialist knowledge in a chosen field