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Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J43709
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 20th March 2024
Closing: 17th April 2024

Exciting Career Opportunity: Join Our Client as a Sub Agent!

Are you ready to make a significant impact on major Civil Engineering projects? Our client, a leading principal contractor, is seeking a dedicated Sub Agent to join their dynamic team in Glasgow City Centre on a permanent basis to delivering a major Civil Engineering.

Our client is at the forefront of delivering diverse Civil Engineering projects in collaboration with Transport Scotland.  From bridge repairs to advanced geotechnical and structural maintenance schemes, they are committed to excellence in maintenance, asset management, winter maintenance, and incident response across Scotland’s strategic road network.

Your Role:

As a Sub Agent, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring project success by collaborating closely with design consultants, supply chain partners, and clients. Your responsibilities will include providing engineering expertise, interpreting specifications, managing on-site teams, and upholding the highest standards in health and safety, quality, and environmental impact.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide engineering expertise and support
  • Interpret drawings and specifications accurately
  • Supervise and mentor on-site teams
  • Ensure proper induction and competency of staff and subcontractors
  • Produce accurate ‘as built’ information
  • Promote cost-conscious attitudes and efficient resource utilisation
  • Prepare reports and contribute to project commercial aspects
  • Coordinate with general foremen for work preparation and resource availability
  • Procure necessary materials, sub-contracts, and plant in a timely manner
  • Lead weekly site meetings and promote digitalization and welfare
  • Manage quality systems including internal systems and Temporary Works design

What our client is looking for:

  • Degree – HND/HNC in Engineering or equivalent
  • CSCS Level certification
  • Demonstrable experience as a Sub Agent in civil engineering sector
  • Previous experience working for a main contractor within the civil engineering sector
  • Effective communication and leadership skills
  • Previous experience in Temporary Works Coordination
  • Appointed Person qualification is desirable
  • Qualified First Aider


On offer is a highly competitive salary with additional benefits package including a company car.  With a healthy pipeline of work secured, this is an opportunity that can provide you with long term job security in these uncertain times.  If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV or for more information, contact Adam Rahma on 01786 446651 quoting J43709.

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