All Locations
UK, Trimpley
Vacancy Type
Engineering (Site Based)

About The Role

Site Agents will oversee their site team which may comprise of Construction Manager, Site Engineers, Site Supervisors/Foremen and sub-contractors and take full responsibility for the safe, timely execution of their project in accordance with budgetary, programme and quality requirements.

Ensuring that HSQE Management Systems and processes are adhered to, implemented and maintained,
Understand the Safety Statement and ensure that it is readily available on each site.
Plan, manage and deliver their project in a performance and fashion that epitomizes the company’s vision, strategy and values,
Plan all construction operations to ensure required deadlines will be met,
Adhere to Company Safety Standards and promote safety culture among the ranks throughout their project,
Supervise the work of staff, operatives, sub-contractors etc. and give them guidance when needed, 
Co-ordinate required training with HSQE department,
Manage, direct, educate and mentor junior technical site staff,
Determine required resources (manpower, plant, equipment, subcontractors and materials) from commencement stage through to completion giving consideration to budgetary constraints,
Liaise with purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders adequately define the specified requirements,
Negotiate deals with suppliers and sub-contractors,
Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities,
Ensure the project complies with all legal or regulatory requirements,
Communicate with the clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors etc.), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress,
Manage, monitor and interpret the contract documents supplied in-house and/or by our client and their representatives,
Co-ordination of temporary and permanent works design including obtaining the required certificates,
Evaluate progress on site,
Monitor and report to Regional Director on project particulars, including Progress, Programme, Finance, HSQE, Risks & Opportunities, all in a timely manner,
Develop construction budgets, forecasts to completion and resource requirements,
Ensure all changes to specifications, work scope and drawings are documented and that contract obligations with regards to notifications etc. are adhered to,
Develop Client Progress Reports, Accounts, budgets etc. in a timely manner,
Measurement and valuation of works complete on site (in collaboration with the project quantity surveyor where appropriate),
Develop and maintain client relationships to promote new business,
Feed information to HQ on current and completed projects as required by company procedures.

About You

A degree in engineering or equivalent experience to support your competency in the role,
A member of the relevant Professional Institution,
Chartered Status (or working towards it),
Minimum 2 years’ experience for a Site Agent,
Minimum 5 years’ experience for a Project Manager

About Us

Coffey is a family-owned water infrastructure and civil engineering specialist established in 1974. We are passionate about safety and have been delivering critical infrastructure projects on time and within budget for nearly 50 years. The hallmarks of our contracts are innovative solutions, engineering ingenuity, professional construction management and adherence to the highest safety and quality standards.

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