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Senior Site Agent

United Kingdom
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Project Management
02 Sep 2022
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About The Role

Milestone Projects are currently looking to recruit Senior Site Agent to work on our A326 contract in Hampshire.

We are due to commence Phase 2 of the A326 Junction Improvement Works involving works to two existing  junctions between Hythe and Fawley. The improvements increase the capacity for road traffic travelling along the A326 and also updates the pedestrian and cycleway arrangements around the junctions.
As the Senior Site Agent you will be part of our Civil Engineering Projects Sector who are responsible for the delivery of civil engineering projects covering highways, structures and public realm. 
 As the Senior Site Agent  your duties & responsibilities will be:
  • Manage operational resources in an effective manner ensuring projects are completed to programme, budget and within required SHEQ standards.
  • Support, mentor, and coach members within the team to ensure effective career development.
  • Deliver time, cost and quality performance in accordance with targets, process and procedures.
  • To liaise with Clients and internal management to ensure compliance with Standards, DSR, Policy & Procedures and Industry Regulations and Legislation.
  • Close liaison and continuous communication with other Managers within the business to ensure efficient operations and best utilisation of all resources in order to meet estimated outputs, deliver to programme, within budget to achieve correct financial return.
  • Build effective relationships with senior members of the supply chain and client teams.
  • Adopt a proactive approach on the project to identify best practice, implement improvements, gather and feedback knowledge and inform the team on “what good looks like”
  • Ensure Construction Phase Plans, method statements and safe systems of work are in-place before work is started and that required safety standards are always maintained.
  • Ensure subcontractor site personnel are competent and fully trained to undertake their work.
  • Fully engage with commercial teams and take responsibility for the commercial performance of the project.
  • Keep accurate records including site diary, records of works activities, resource allocations and as-built information.
  • Lead the project team in the development of construction programmes, phasing plans and method statements.
  • Ensure compliance with CDM Regulations and duties of Principal Contractor role, ensuring adherence to Client H&S Plans, development of Construction Phase H&S Plans, compilation of Project Specific Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), delivery of Site Safety Toolbox Talks and completion of regular Site Safety Inspections and Audits. 

 Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • A good level of experience in civil engineering and workforce supervision including earthworks; drainage, structures, and Highways
  • A good level of commercial acumen to facilitate cost control
  • Proven Leadership qualities
  • Good team worker and communicator
  • Innovative - ability to identify and drive better ways of doing things
  • Passionate about values and chelping to create a positive, open and collaborative culture, choosing to work safely and influencing others to do the same.
  • Committed to caring for people’s safety
  • Responsible – taking ownership and accountability for your role and willing to make decisions.
  • Ensuring that you are clear about your part in what we do and supportive of others.
  • Driven – constantly focused on improving performance, doing everything to the best of your ability and making the best of every situation. pushes for self and others to achieve targets
  • Ethical- strong ethical values 

 What’s in it for you?

  • 28 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care                                           
  • Company car/ car allowance and fuel card       

About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

We also welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview; whether this is part-time working, home working, or any other alternative. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.