Site Agent
Water (Non - Infrastructure)
West Yorkshire
£45k - £55k + benefits

Site Agent

Ref: 480| Posted: 10th May 2024

Site Agent – Water Non-Infrastructure Projects – Yorkshire

Opportunity to join one of the UK's most successful Tier 1 building & civil engineering main contractors, with a very stable and fast growing forward order book working on a long term water framework.



Managing projects within the Company's Infrastructure Group either in the Civils or Water streams from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Contracts Manager or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of project and personal experience/ability.

To ensure the successful completion of projects for the Company by achieving acceptable financial outcomes, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships, and adherence to the quality/safety/environmental policies of the business.


As Site Agent your duties will include:

-Resource allocation  and management of Site staff;

-Reporting to the senior Manager on Department budget control procedures for contracts and progress against programme;

-Ensure safe systems of work and the Company Safety Policy are practiced;

-Enforcement and monitoring of the Division’s Quality Assurance and Env systems;

-Management of projects/contracts;

-Motivation of staff;

-Communication at all levels regarding progress of projects;

-Staff recruitment;

-Directly supervise Sub Agents, General Foreman;

-Indirectly supervise Site Engineer, Foreman and Gangers.


  • Essential Civil Engineering/Building qualification;
  • Preferred BSc Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Chartered status or approaching;
  • Evidence of relevant post graduation practical training e.g. attendance on courses for Form of Contracts, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H & S Management e.t.c.;
  • Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor for at least 2 years (essential);
  • Possesses proven experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g. LUL, HA, Water Companies, Petro/Chem.;
  • Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Site Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience;
  • CSCS card;
  • SMSTS (5 day);
  • First Aid at Work (4 day);
  • National Water Hygiene card;
  • Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor for a sustained period. (essential) 


The successful Site Agent will receive:

-£45,000 - £55,000 Basic 
-Car / Allowance 
-Pension (Matched up to 8%)

-26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)

-Private medical  

-Life Assurance 

-2 days volunteering opportunities

-Flexible Benefits scheme  

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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