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Sub Agent - Rail Projects

Ref: VR/01070
Up to £42 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Sub Agent to work for a highly regarded national civil engineering contractor on the construction of a new £10 million railway station in Glasgow.

Duties include:

  • Driving construction phase of project
  • Managing and supervising Site Engineering
  • Supervising and monitoring the site labour force and sub-contractors
  • Preparing risk assessments and method statements
  • Ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to
  • Ensuring quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise
  • Checking drawings and specifications
  • Reviewing construction progress and performance 
  • Planning and prioritising construction resources (labour and plant) to support successful project execution
  • Delivering project within programme and budget

Applications are welcome from candidates with:

  • Minimum HNC Civil Engineering 
  • Experience working at Section Engineer / Sub Agent level on a variety of civil engineering projects for another contractor
  • Ideally but not essentially previous rail experience
  • Technical ability and good organisational skills
  • Ability to focus on targets and practical solutions
  • Good communication skills with all levels of the workforce