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Sub Agent-West Midlands

Job Title: Sub Agent-West Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 10368
Contact Name: Ricky
Contact Email: ricky@rubiconconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: January 27, 2016 10:19

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE
Assist the site team to manage projects in the Water streams from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Site Agent 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 in accordance with quality, safety and environmental procedures of the business, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships and working with the team to achieve financial success of the project.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Participate in team development for the benefit of the individuals and the company. Emphasis on team culture to create an environment where motivation and morale is high and earn respect of team members to gain their commitment and support that ensures their optimum input in the project;
- Preparation,monitoring and implementation of Quality planning and controls for various activities within live projects to ensure project compliance with the Specification and the Company Policies for Quality, Safety and Environmental issues; Investigation and preparation of requisitions for plant and materials within tender allowances including taking off of quantities from drawings or direct site measurement;
- Interpreting construction information from drawings and specifications etc and ensuring the information is communicated to the particular site operations;
- Management of and/or assistance to site Engineers, involving the effective delegation of tasks to team members; Management of and/or implementation of site setting out and checking regime generally undertaken by the site Engineers. May include interpretation of survey data gathered;
- Methodology selection and preparation of Method Statements, Risk and COSHH Assessments, permits to work. Monitoring of implementation of procedures on site;
- Maintain records of work done and site activities including as built records, diaries and allocation sheets;
- Manage subcontractor operations and coordination including meetings;
- Maintain and develop client relationships for ensuring a successful outcome on completion and enhancing opportunities for securing repeat work;
- Proactive approach to the environment and customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project – promotion of positive image of the company’s name to protect and promote the brand name;
- With training, undertake planning and checking role for temporary works in accordance with company procedures;
- With training, plan and prepare lift plans in accordance with company procedures;
- The exact tasks will vary according to the nature of the project and the scope of work. On a large project the tasks will be shared among team members reporting to a site based manager. On a smaller project the Sub Agent would be performing most of these tasks directly, reporting directly to a visiting manager;
- To support and be familiar with own role and responsibility in respect of Business Continuity Planning. Ensuring that team members are also aware of the plans and communicates same.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Civil Engineering/Building qualification (essential);
CSCS card (essential);
BSc Degree in Civil Engineering (desirable);
SMSTS Training (5 day) (desirable);
First Aid at Work (4 day) (desirable);
National Wayer Hygiene Card (desirable);
Chartered status or approaching (desirable);
Knowledge of the construction process;
Sound safety theoretical and practical knowledge/experience;
Good practical knowledge of site setting out, control and checking;
Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Sub Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience. Idealy will have previously held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor. 

PERSON
Enthusiastic;
Innovative, creative thinker;
Confident;
Personable;
Systematic/organised;
Resourceful;
Reliable;
Awareness of quality and environmental practices within the business environment;
Good communicator orally/written;
Good decision maker;
Sound technical knowledge;
Good team player;
Full UK Driving License.

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