Senior Site Agent - coastal flood defence

  • Location

    Denbighshire, Wales

  • Sector:

    Construction Engineer

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car/bens

  • Contact:

    Ben Pascall

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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About the role
Our client have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Site Agent to join their Regional team to work in the Rhyl area.
Role Purpose:
* To provide Management, leadership and control of a multi disciplinary team comprising Sub Agents, Section Engineers, Site Engineers.

What you'll be doing
As a Senior Site Agent, you will have the following accountabilities:
* Live company Values
* Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
* Support the delivery of BB Sustainability activities
Health Safety & Environmental
* * Sets targets and KPI's in line with Project / Business objectives and monitors performance
* Carries out periodic Safety & Environment Tours as required by the Project H & S Plan
* Leads / Reviews Accident / Incident Investigations. Reviews and appraises findings and leads / directs the appropriate action arising (HFACS and Four Page Reports)
* Appraises improvement options and leads action / instigates as appropriate
* Leads periodic risk reviews and takes output forward to the Project Risk Register
* Monitors effectiveness of the H & S Management System
* Keeps up to date with changes in legislation and cascades information to the team
Engineering Control
* Ensures that sufficient resources are allocated to the Works Section and that each has an appropriate level of ability
* Identifies and arranges training as required
* Sets targets and KPI's in line with Project objectives and monitors performance
* Ensures site audits are undertaken and takes appropriate action on the findings
* Appraises improvement options and leads / instigates actions as appropriate
* Implements systems and processes
* Involved in working groups focused on Improvement Areas
* Overall ownership of Handover Documentation for Section
* Sets targets and KPI's in line with key outputs and monitors performance, reporting Section Progress
* Carry out constructive analysis of fully resourced programme
* Manages sub-contractor performance based on KPI's
* Ensures production of operational target programmes to reflect overall construction programme
* Chairs weekly team meetings to review performance on site
* Sets targets and KPI's in line with budget forecast
* Chairs weekly cost meetings and identifies improvement areas and allocates appropriate actions to team members
* Prepares a cost plan and manages cost v value
* Involved in the procurement of subcontractors and advises on commercial aspects / preferred attendances.

Who were looking for
You will have the following qualities and experience:
* Experienced in the agent role
* Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately. Suggests and implements improvements to systems
* Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes with clarity, including managing others in this regard
* Strong work ethic with flexibility to work unsociable hours/nights
* Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility and supervise others in this regard
* Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card. SMSTS qualified
* Excellent team player and team leader, able to work competently and independently without supervision. Reports back as necessary to update Line Management
* Able and willing to make decisions following consideration of options based on best available information
* Strong communication skills with track record of solution orientated approach to issue resolution
* Excellent role model for development of junior staff and demonstrates required behaviours to align to business, project and team objectives
Health Safety & Environmental
* Understands method statements and guides others in document production
* Understands and can guide others in the principles of Accident / Incident Investigation
* Good working knowledge of current H & S legislation
* Proficient in the application of Company Systems
* Innovative approach to enhancing safe systems of work
Engineering Control
* Experienced in resource allocation and up skilling
* Understands the Organisational Business Management Systems and processes
* Clear understanding of the requirements for handover and self-certification of the works, including management experience of the same
* Able to analyse and offer improvement on a fully resourced stage programme in the accepted format / software
* Understands sub-contractor KPI's and has experience of using them to manage performance
* Able to dynamically shift programme and adapt to circumstances on site whilst maintaining focus on targets
* Experience in the management of pavement reconstruction and surfacing operations, including phasing and contingency planning
* Experienced in the management of varied infrastructure works, together with testing and handover
* Used to setting targets in line with budget
* Able to produce a realistic financial forecast and track progress against programme
* Identifies elements for cost recovery from others and guides junior members of staff in maintaining project records
* Working knowledge of the NEC and other relevant forms of contract.

Interested? Please send your CV or call 0161 707 1516