Sub Agent - Civil Engineering

Jackson Civil Engineering
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Jackson is a multi-million pound civil engineering firm, working out of seven regional offices across the country. Our clients keep coming back because they know we always deliver.

We're savvy enough to recognise that it's the people on the ground who make our organisation work and that's why we invest in all our staff, to help them develop inspiring and enjoyable careers.

We are now on the lookout for a Sub-Agent in our Southern Region to work around Hertfordshire, Essex and North London.

The main purpose of this role is to be responsible for the management of the site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customer’s objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

Main Duties:

Support the Site Agent or Project Manager in the execution of his duties, and management of smaller construction contracts.
Management of site staff operatives and sub-contractors.
Provide method statements, hazard risk assessments and project management plans.
Understand tender allowances and monitor contract costs against agreed budgets.
Preparing and monitoring programmes of work.
Assessment and engagement of sub-contractors.
Manage design co-ordination.
Manage contracts to ensure timely and profitable completion of contracts.
Inform, consult and involve local groups as necessary.
Foster good relations and reputation with clients.
Are you the person we are looking for?

This is no ordinary company, here at Jackson we pride ourselves on being a first class firm and for that we need first class people!

We are looking for someone with a real ‘can do’ – ‘will do’ attitude, who is ambitious, a team player and flexible. This role will suit a Senior Engineer who is looking to step into a management role.

You should be:

A good communicator with the ability to instruct and direct staff
A good organiser, both of self and others with the ability to think in advance
Experienced in people management and motivation of staff
You will have at least 5 years’ experience in the UK civils sector, working with the NEC form of contract. You must also have a relevant industry qualification (SMSTS or equivalent). You will have significant main contractor civils experience including Roads, Earthworks, Drainage, Highways and Infrastructure.

We also offer some fantastic perks!

We don’t just offer a great place to work with a family feel atmosphere, we also offer company car or car allowance, life assurance cover (4 x your annual salary), company pension scheme (we will match up to 6%), 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

If this sounds like you, and you would like to join a well-established, positive, no nonsense company then we want to hear from you!

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

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