Site Agent - Civil Engineering

Ref: VR/01068
Up to £48 000 plus car / car allowance and pension

Deanston Cooper's client, a leading civil engineering contractor operating across the Central Belt of Scotland, has a current requirement for a Site Agent. The company work on a diverse range of projects up to £10 million in value including infrastructure, roads, bridges, groundworks and substations.

Based out of the Glasgow office and reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for managing multiple sub station upgrade projects across the Central Belt.

Duties will include:

  • Managing and optimising the construction programme
  • Managing and minimising construction costs
  • Fostering and maintaining good working relationships with the client and client representatives
  • Leading Safety Management on site for all activities, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Providing timely and accurate reports, forecasts and budgets for internal purposes
  • Leading, motivating and monitoring the site team and developing the strategy as required
  • Managing the supply chain
  • Supporting all business objectives

Applications are welcome from candidates with:

  • A minimum qualification of HNC Civil Engineering
  • Site management experience gained working for another civil engineering contractor
  • Experience of working on a variety of civil engineering projects
  • Ideally but not essentially previous sub station experience
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental legislation
  • Good IT skills
  • Positive and proactive approach to problem solving