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Senior Site Agent - Denbighshire

Car - Civils - Civil Engineering
Ref: 610 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jan 2020
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About the role

Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Site Agent to join their Regional team to work in the North West.

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:
Core

  • Live the company Values;
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm;
  • Support the delivery of company 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

Quality

  • 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

Productivity

  • 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

Commercial

  • 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 we're looking for
You will have the following qualities and experience:
Core

  • 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;

Quality

  • 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;

Productivity

  • 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;

Commercial

  • 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.
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