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Freelance Site Agent - Drainage & Groundworks

  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Senior Site Manager, Site Agent, Site Manager
  • Salary: £300 - £320 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SA Drainage_1545306913
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Job description

PSR Solutions are recruiting for one of leading providers of highways construction and infrastructure in the UK. An Opportunity has arisen for a drainage and ground-works specialist Site Agent on a major highways project in the North East.

You will be working with on of the UK's well known blue chip contractors. The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of construction, as well as sub-contractor management to achieve required project delivery, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

As a Site Agent, you will:
  • Ensure sufficient resources are allocated to the Works Section and that each has an appropriate level of ability
  • Set targets and KPI's in line with project objectives and monitor performance throughout the scheme
  • Ensure site audits are undertaken
  • You will be responsible for the day to day running of the project, including HS&E performance, quality control, programme and resource management, cost control
  • The role requires interaction with in-house design team and other support roles such as commercial, purchasing

As a Site Agent, you will:
  • Have achieved professional qualification (preferably within Engineering)
  • Have understanding of Engineering principles
  • Experience of managing drainage contractors and everything required to ensure all drainage gangs are fully utilised throughout.
  • Holds a current driving license
  • Have a CSCS Card
  • Be SMSTS qualified
  • Have strong leadership and management skills, with experience of managing a multi-disciplined team

A project start is expected March 2019; with Interviews commencing in February 2019.

This is an ideal, two year freelance position for candidates with exceptional highways experience local to the North East. For more information, please contact Brad Burgin at PSR Solutions Sheffield 01144 366 366 or apply within.