22 Jul 2022
19 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Site Agent to join our VolkerStevin team working on projects based in Plymouth/Devonport.

Responsible for the delivery of the construction-phase of assigned projects or single project where a large scheme. Site Agent will provide direction to the site teams in order to ensure the successful delivery of projects.

Key accountabilities

Programme, health & safety, environmental and quality performance of their sites through the full construction-phase
Management of supply chain during construction: pre-start / progress / 360?? performance reviews & feedback / EW / CE / PMI / programme acceptance - supported by Sub-Agent and commercial team.
Identification of change / risk / opportunity during construction-phase and feedback to PM for resolution.
Ensure accuracy of programme updates and project forecast during construction phase. Accuracy of site cost controls.
Development of improvement strategies with site management teams, communication of initiatives / good performance to the wider team.
The supply of accurate information for monthly progress reporting to PM.
Liaise with PM re: approvals and decisions at key stages. Seek approval of all major plans and authorisation of significant deviation from the plan e.g. staff discipline, unplanned cost increases, acceleration etc.Skills & experience

Considerable experience in Civil Engineering
Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent
CSCS manager's card, IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS
Excellent communication, people and team management skills
Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion
Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and lead the team to ensure the culture is in line with our Company values
Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line with the
Company culture, ensuring high standards of complianceOther

Ground, Yet Soaring

VolkerStevin is part of VolkerWessels UK, a multi-disciplinary construction and civil engineering group operating across the UK.

VolkerStevin is a market leader in multidisciplinary and complex, specialist and innovative solutions across the marine, water, environmental infrastructure and energy sectors. Also comprising a number of specialist divisions, we work in collaboration with other members of the VolkerWessels UK group, to offer a full and integrated range of services.

We have built an enviable reputation for completing quality projects and regularly secure repeat business with high profile clients and government departments.

We believe in pushing boundaries in the pursuit of equality, diversity and inclusion. So, our teams can be comfortable that, whatever their background, VolkerWessels UK is a place where they can be themselves and thrive