Site Agent
Balfour Beatty
Exeter, South West, UK
8d ago

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.

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