About the role
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Site Agent to join our Rail team based out of our Exeter or Swindon offices with a significant proportion of time spent site based.
Job Function :
Supports the Project Manager in developing, implementing and delivering Rail Civils Projects within the Western Region (CP5 and Minor Civils Western).
Role Purpose :
To manage and execute the safe and efficient delivery of a variety of civil based contracts by managing a team of engineers / foremen / quantity surveyors and / or subcontractors.
The role will have overall responsibility for safety, quality, financial performance, programme adherence and client satisfaction.
Accountabilities / Duties :
Develops and maintains excellent communication / relationships with client, suppliers and consultants.
Safety performance of contract.
Lead by example & ensure compliance with industry and company standards
Proactive in safety management through 4 weekly safety audits.
Carry out regular site inspections.
Ensure the CRE and CEM are appointed.
Supports and implements the Balfour Beatty Rail Zero Harm Action Plan
Ensure a project quality plan is developed and implemented.
Ensures site audits are undertaken and takes appropriate action on the findings
Ensure the cost plan is prepared and monitor cost vs value constantly.
Understand contract conditions with Client and Suppliers, recognise variations to contract and process accordingly.
Understand and implement the commercial strategy for the contract.
Delivery of contract to agreed programme.
Produce and implement the Project Management Plan.
Ensure contract is achieving Operational Standards.
Determines resource levels for the contract in consultation with the Contracts Manager / Project Manager / Works Manager
Lead and direct the team, promoting a positive culture through inspirational leadership. Develop a culture of continuous improvement.
Implements PDR Process for respective teams.
Act as an ambassador for the company with suppliers, stakeholders, customers and the public.
Who we're looking for
HNC / Degree in Construction related subject Essential)
Progressing towards Chartered status (Desirable)
Personal Track Safety (Essential)
AMP qualification (Desirable)
5 day CITB Site Safety Management Training (Essential)
HNC / Degree in Construction related subject (Desirable)
Progressing towards chartered status (Desirable)
CSCS Site Manager (Essential)
IT skills to enable Use of Project Management software, letter writing, simple spreadsheet manipulation, emailing and accessing intranet based Management System (Essential)
Full UK driving license (Essential)
Continual Professional Development (Essential)
Relevant industry experience at management level (Essential)
Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.