site agent in leeds

04 October 2017
brad lawson, randstad cpe
job type
£ 38,000 - £ 42,000 per year
apply now

leeds, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
Environmental & Geotechnical
job type
£ 38,000 - £ 42,000 per year
reference number
brad lawson, randstad cpe
apply now

job description

My Client is a Civil Engineering company delivering sustainable solutions for the design, building and maintenance of the UK's transport infrastructure. They have unrivalled expertise based not only on their long history, but also on the strength they derive from being part of a world-leading International Group. The Group has excellent R&D facilities, giving them access to innovative new products, processes and ideas. They are looking to expand their forward thinking and diverse team in Leeds.

As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:


* Company Car / Car Allowance
* Pension Scheme
* 25 Days Holiday
* Health Care
* Phone
* Laptop
* Death in Service

Knowledge skills & experience:

* 3years in a similar discipline with highway construction (fast track motorways and trunk roads desirable but not essential)
* Demonstrate an Engineering background with a Civil Engineering employer
* Proven track record of resource / personnel management
* Working knowledge of health and safety legislation and requirements
* Working knowledge of HR procedures in employment and discipline
* Previous experience of NEC & ICE contract standards
* Full clean driving license
* Ideally worked for a Principle Contractor but also had exposure to working in a Sub Contractor environment.
* Appropriate ONC/HNC/HND qualification in Construction / Civil Engineering
* Desirable GCSE Maths / English or equivalent - A to C
* Suitable construction qualification and training course attendance

Your Role:

* Provide leadership, motivation and direction to all site personnel
* Provide sound Engineering knowledge to the projects ensuring compliance with all Industry Specifications and standards, along with understanding requirements of the Works Information.
* Efficient management and utilisation of all business unit / company resource through planning and effective dialogue with the local delivery team
* Ensure thorough management of all labour, plant, materials and subcontractors allowing planning, order placement and availability when required
* Assistance with the development and updating of regular activity programmes for all contract responsibilities in accordance with client requirement
* Maintain professional approach positively reflecting the image of the company
* Ensure the safe and efficient running of all contracts to budget with responsibility for the financial performance of contracts
* Maintain / develop good relations with all key and potential clients incorporating regular meeting and site visits
* Provide regular point of contact for all personnel
* Be responsible for site safety by ensuring compliance to method statements and risk assessments using induction / tool box talks / appropriate use of PPE. Ensuring constant compliance to all applicable CDM regulations
* Responsible for the safety and welfare of all operatives
* Ensure all personnel comply with company procedures
* Encourage operative understanding of the need for a flexible approach to their work and expectations to carry out other duties as deemed necessary to the business
* Promote and encourage safety awareness in the business, encouraging a zero tolerance to unsafe acts and a zero target for LTIs
* Undertake safety observations [24per annum] and toolbox talks as designated
* Demonstrate and deploy good contractual and commercial awareness
* Prepare and agree all additional works and variations ensuring documented records are maintained and enacted upon ensuring maximum financial recovery on all contract works ensuring official instruction gained prior to delivery
* Hold a good level of experience in highway construction and maintenance
* Interaction with subcontractors ensuring all appropriate information is made available and coordinated
* Effective time management between site and office duties as required to effectively administer works and properly discharge your duties
* Ensure all personnel are properly inducted and records kept by carrying out site checks and auditing induction files
* Attend pre start, progress and review meetings ensuring discussion of variances, contractual arrangements and any required corrective actions
* Support, encourage and develop all operatives within the team identifying all appropriate training needs
* To ensure that all operations carried out within your area of responsibility are undertaken with full regard for safety of visitors, other members of staff and yourself.
* Ensure compliance with company safety & quality procedures
* Maintain compliance with agreed policy on procurement of goods and services adhering to financial authority levels
* Ensure all timesheets are checked and signed and issued within required timescales
* Ensure timely checking/ completion of cost capture sheets ensuring accurate population and presentation of all plant and labour returns
* Ensure that all other paperwork is delivered to the operational office within defined timescales
* Provision of timely and correct information for invoicing in accordance with the companies accounting timetable
* Undertake all other appropriate duties as assigned by your line manager

If you think that this role is well suited to you and you meet all of my clients requirements please don't hesitate to apply and use the button below.

Office - 0113 245 6161 Mob - 07849527696

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.