Sub Agent

Russell McCaig
Russell McCaig,
Managing Director
Job type: Perm
Town/City: Kilmarnock
Location: Glasgow & West
Salary/Rate: Up to £50 000 plus bonus, car / car allowance, pension and healthcare
Sector: Civil Engineering
Job ref: VR/0006

Deanston Cooper's client, a highly successful civil engineering contractor with an exceptionally low turnover of staff, has a current requirement for a Sub Agent to work on Scottish Water projects as part of a long-term framework.

Working on projects in the Ayrshire area, your duties as Sub Agent will 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 for the role of Sub Agent are welcome from candidates with:

  • Minimum HNC Civil Engineering 
  • Experience working at Section Engineer / Senior Engineer / Sub Agent level on a variety of civil engineering projects for another contractor
  • Ideally some experience of Scottish Water projects
  • Technical ability and good organisational skills
  • Ability to focus on targets and practical solutions
  • Good communication skills with all levels of the workforce
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