Site Agent
Amco Giffen
Derby, England, UK
6d ago

Site Agent

Rail / Civil Engineering

Location Derby

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Site Agent to join our team working on a portfolio of small to medium sized rail and civil engineering projects around the Midlands region including enabling works, civils, utilities and construction of new compounds in and around Birmingham

Business Unit

A busy and fast paced project environment with an expansive portfolio of civils projects underway including line side rail civils contracts, bridges and structures renewals, large structural installations including new bridges and general civil schemes.

Our Midlands region have now also secured the first of a portfolio of compound construction schemes to be delivered in the coming years in the West Midlands.

The construction of these compounds will be in complex, high pressured environments and are set to involve all associated enabling works, civils, groundworks, construction, utilities diversions and installation etc.

Regional projects for this team, can typically include bridge upgrades and refurbishments, station work, access for all schemes, structures including bridges and footbridges, line side civils, enabling works and general civil engineering projects.

The Role

As Site Agent you will be directly responsible for the daily management of various civil engineering and rail projects within our portfolio of work in the region.

Day to day responsibilities would include :

  • Ensuring that the contract is executed in accordance with the requirements of : All applicable legislation The Terms and Conditions of the Contract The Contract Health and Safety Plan The Work Package Plans and Task Briefing Sheets The Contract Quality / Environmental Plan
  • Delivery of the contract within programme and budget.
  • Liaison with site staff and managing surveyor to ensure tender allowances are not exceeded.
  • The continuous monitoring of contract progress to ensure contract objectives are being met.
  • Ensuring that in conjunction with the site team changes to the contract are identified, agreed and effectively managed.
  • The provision of formal reports on contract progress to the Contracts Manager.
  • Requirements

    To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Site Agent in a rail and civil engineering environment.

  • PTS / SMSTS
  • Degree / HNC or HND in civil engineering (or equivalent compensating experience in a technical engineering role)
  • Experience as a Sub Agent or Site Agent in a rail contracting environment.
  • Experience in rail working on civils associated projects
  • The Company

    You will be joining a reputable and firmly established, engineering contractor operating nationally in rail, civils and engineering markets.

    AmcoGiffen are renowned in the market as a specialist civil, building, mechanical and electrical renewals and maintenance business with ongoing and successful projects and frameworks across the country, you will become part of our expert outfit.

    The Remuneration

  • Competitive annual salary negotiable dependant on experience
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • About Us

    AmcoGiffen has a wealth of experience working on sensitive, live assets in highly regulated environments, we deliver exceptional peace of mind for our customers, creating and maintaining assets across a growing range of high-quality public and private sectors.

    These include rail, power generation, electricity distribution, flood defence and waterways.

    AmcoGiffen are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we offer challenging and worthwhile careers to everyone. It doesn’t matter to us what your age, disability, employment status, gender, health, marital status, sexual preference, membership or non-membership of a trade union, nationality, race, religion or social class are, or indeed any other personal characteristics not directly related to the relevant job.

    Anyone who meets the requirements of the job is eligible for employment with AmcoGiffen.

    If you think you have what it takes to join the AmcoGiffen family, please review the full Job Description attached and apply now!

    Please contact tom.peach amcogiffen.co.uk for more information.

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