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Sub Agent - Highways

  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Sub Agent
  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SuA011019_1569948446
Job description

Role: Sub Agent

Reporting to: Project Manager

Location: Kettering

Package: £38,000-£40,000 + Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare (depending on experience)

The Company

Established in 1992, my client are a leading contractor with Regional offices and a span of depots nationwide, continually growing and work winning with Highways England. They are an established force in UK Highways Infrastructure, a dynamic and forward thinking business with a turnover growing year on year.

My client also value diversity and celebrate individual differences, with a strong inclusive culture helps the business to continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Due to a large project win, my client expanding their team and looking to add a Sub Agent to join their ranks, covering a multi-million junction improvement scheme in Kettering.

The Role

  • To motivate team and manage performance; monitor the competency of team members and undertake training/ coaching as appropriate Health Safety & Environmental
  • Reviews Method Statements and Risk Assessments and makes improvements as appropriate
  • Able to lead an Accident / Incident Investigation (HFACS and 'Four Page Report')
  • Production and implementation of Permits to Work, specifically Confined Space Permits and Hot Works Permits
  • Carry out trend analysis and identifies improvement areas from audits and near misses
  • Carry out field audits and confirms the sufficiency of control documentation
  • Implements systems and processes to support construction of the works in accordance with the specification (eg Materials Approval, NCR, Handover Documentation)
  • Guides & coaches subordinates in technical requirements and techniques of setting out
  • Guides and coaches subordinates in resolution of construction issues, drawing on experience and accepted
  • Carries out trend analysis of the above and identifies improvement areas for non conformance and business improvement
  • Carries out Site Audits to check works and documentation compliance
  • Coach less experienced staff
  • Liaise with designer to resolve technical issues
  • Strong understanding of temporary works and timescales for implementation into the works Engineering Control
  • industry best practice
  • Ownership of whole process of production, checking and submission of Handover Documentation (Green Files or equivalent)

The Individual

  • 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
  • Understands method statements and risk assessments, able to develop new and improved safe systems of work
  • Understands the principles of Accident / Incident Investigation and has good working knowledge of the process
  • A full understanding of technical requirements and techniques of setting out and coaching of team members
  • Allocates correct resource levels and identifies additional requirements
  • Track record of solution orientated approach to issue resolution.
  • Strong communication skills with good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes with clarity; experienced at encouraging direct reports to do the same and managing a team to ensure tasks are carried out effectively and key messages cascaded
  • Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility
  • Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card. SSSTS or SMSTS qualified
  • Solution orientated approach to issue resolution
  • Excellent role model for development of team members and demonstrates required behaviours to align to project and team objectives Health Safety & Environmental

For more information or if you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Jamie Andrews at PSR Solutions.