Are you a talented and civil engineer looking to make a significant impact on a prestigious project? We have an exciting opportunity for a Site Agent to join an established team working on the Eastern Green Link 2 project in Peterhead.

Are you a talented and driven engineer looking to make a significant impact on a prestigious project? We have an exciting opportunity for a Sub Agent to join an established team working on the Eastern Green Link 2 project in Peterhead.

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Senior Site Agent

Location: Orkney Islands
Salary: Salary DOE
Benefits: overtime + subsistence
Reference: J44205
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 25th June 2024
Closing: 23rd July 2024

Are you a seasoned construction professional looking for a challenging leadership role? I’m currently recruiting for a leading civil engineering contractor as they embark on new projects under a multi-million pound Framework for their client SSE.

I’m searching for a highly experienced Senior Site Agent to join the team to work on the design and installation of a high voltage alternating current (HVAC) transmission system between Finstown in Orkney and Dounreay in Caithness, capable of transmitting no less than 220MW of power.

Your role will be located at the new substation being built in Finstoun, Orkney. Any accommodation and travel expenses would be covered by the contractor. 

Role Overview: As a Senior Site Agent, you will be responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of the new substation. You’ll play a pivotal role in leading site teams, managing subcontractors, and ensuring that projects are completed safely, on time, and within budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate site teams to deliver construction projects in accordance with client requirements and company standards.
  • Develop and implement project plans, schedules, and budgets, monitoring progress and performance against targets.
  • Manage subcontractors and suppliers, including procurement, contract negotiation, and performance management.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and environmental standards, implementing appropriate measures to mitigate risks and hazards.
  • Liaise with clients, consultants, and stakeholders to maintain positive relationships and address any issues or concerns that may arise.
  • Provide leadership and support to site teams, promoting a collaborative and inclusive working environment.
  • Prepare and present project reports, including progress updates, financial forecasts, and risk assessments, to senior management and project stakeholders.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in a site management role within the construction industry, with a proven track record of successfully delivering projects of varying size and complexity.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve project objectives.
  • Sound knowledge of construction techniques, methods, and materials, with a focus on quality and efficiency.
  • Familiarity with relevant legislation, regulations, and industry standards governing construction projects.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools, such as MS Project or Primavera, is advantageous.

Why Join The Team:

  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of construction projects within a reputable company.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including healthcare, pension, and opportunities for career advancement.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued and recognised.
  • Chance to make a significant impact by leading and delivering successful construction projects.

If you’re a dynamic and experienced construction professional looking for a new challenge, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join an established, award winning team and be part of their continued success in delivering excellence in construction.

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For roles in the UK, applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.