Job Vacancy

Site Agent

Location: Portsmouth

Main Activities

  • Ensure contract/s are delivered safely, on time, within budget and to programme.
  • Maintain a good relationship with clients to avoid disputes.
  • Have a high level of commercial awareness related to the works.
  • Assure that all work is carried out to company safety, environmental, and Quality standards and to regularly communicate with staff and operatives.
  • Carry out Safety Audits and TRACCA’s as required by line management.
  • Liaise with & manage sub-contractors to ensure their strict adherence of the company Health, Safety and Environment policy and Quality standards.
  • Good knowledge of all types of road construction and maintenance and working in life traffic situations.
  • Understand COSHH regulations, particularly as they relate to the operational process, and to ensure the required information is relayed to the persons handling the materials concerned.
  • Co-operate with the Group Safety Department in the compilation and update of Safe Working Procedures for the process involved.
  • Guarantee that all employees are properly trained for the task being undertaken and are fully conversant with the Company Procedures.
  • Recognise all commercial aspects of the operation and to be aware of competitor’s activities.
  • Certify compliance with the company’s Quality Assurance procedures.
  • Complete other appropriate duties as assigned by your line manager.
  • Ensure that all operations carried out within your area of responsibility are undertaken with full regard for safety of visitors, other members of staff and yourself.

Person Specification

Qualifications

  • ONC, HNC or Degree – Civils/ Surfacing experience.

Experience

  • Experience in civil engineering projects.
  • Knowledge in design & build projects.
  • Skill and knowledge of the highways maintenance sector.
  • Requires strong commitment to Quality, Safety and Environment.
  • Appropriate knowledge of health and safety polices.
  • Have good working knowledge of IT systems, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office & Microsoft Project Software.
  • Previous commercial experience and budget control.
  • Good analytical capability.
  • Practice of prioritising time critical work.
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills.

Competencies

  • Working safely.
  • Vision, mission & values.
  • Communication.
  • Personal organisation.
  • Relationship management.
  • Continuous development & innovation.
  • Flexibility/attitude to change.
  • Decision making & accountability.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Problem solving/analytical thinking.
  • The ability to think laterally and look for cost effective alternatives.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbal.
  • Strong risk management and influencing skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi task and work well under pressure.

 

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