Site Agent (Water & Waste)

Galliford Try
07 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Overview:
To take full responsibility for production functions on contracts allocated by the Contract / Project Managers from award through to the issue of the Maintenance Certificate and to maintain and maximise quality of service and profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To direct the necessary labour, plant, staff and equipment to achieve section completion on time, to specification and within budget.
  • To programme works in conjunction with nominated contractor and provide short term and as built programmes as required.
  • Liaise with the design team to ensure the design deliverables are received in time for efficient delivery of the site works
  • Monitor that the Buying team and Surveying department order the correct materials and sub-contract services in good time to meet contract objectives.
  • Manage site teams by monitoring performance against contract targets and instigating any necessary corrective actions.
  • Ensure compliance with Safety Policy and Health and Safety Regulations. Ensure subcontractors comply with GT Standards.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of HNC HND in Civil Engineering
  • Career pathway of Engineer (setting out) to Senior / Section Engineer (supervisory and technical role) to Sub Agent to Site Agent.
  • Must have Civil Engineering experience gained with a civil engineering main contractor rather than a sub-contractor (UK or overseas)
  • Must have local authority, highways and public realm experience.

Must have following training/competencies:

  • CSCS Managers Category
  • First Aid Trained

Ideally will have the following training/competencies:

  • NRSWA Accreditation
  • CAT and Genny Trained
  • Level 4 NVQ in Construction Management or equivalent
  • Confined Space Training

In Return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Construction Division:
As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors. From highways and rail to renewable energy and water, delivering a specialist capability from concept and design through to project implementation and maintenance.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

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