Site Agent
Water (Non - Infrastructure)
£40k - £55k

Site Agent

Ref: 567| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

Site Agent – Water Sector – South Region – Reading / Southern Sites (South East / South Central / Thames Valley)

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.

This employer is delighted to have been selected to work in partnership with Thames Water to deliver fantastic infrastructure, brilliantly and to make things better for current and future generations. 



Looking for Site Agents at all levels to join the team to deliver Thames Water Framework projects.

You will be managing projects within the Infrastructure Business Unit in the Water streams from contract award through to completion – achieving acceptable financial outcomes whilst adhering to the quality, safety and environmental policies.

You will report to either a Contracts Manager or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of project and personal experience/ability.



  • Resource allocation and management of Site staff.
  • Reporting to the senior Manager on Department budget control procedures for contracts and progress against programme.
  • Ensuring safe systems of work and the Company Safety Policy are practiced.
  • Enforcement and monitoring of the Division’s Quality Assurance and Environmental systems.
  • Management of projects/contracts.
  • Communication at all levels regarding progress of projects.
  • Line management/supervision for Sub Agents & General Foreman.
  • Indirectly supervise Site Engineer, Foreman and Gangers.



To be considered for this Site Agent role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Essential: Civil Engineering/Construction management degree
  • Desirable: 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 etc.
  • 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.
  • Site qualifications: CSCS card, SMSTS (5 day), First Aid at Work (4 day), National Water Hygiene card


The successful Site Agent will receive:

-£40,000 - £55,000 Basic 
-Car Allowance 

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

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