Site Agent - Water Industry - Newport - Staff

First Technical Recruitment
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Site Agent
Water Industry
Newport, South Wales

Our Client is a leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry and directly employing over 1000 people. We are a fast growing business with over 250 new people joining our team in 2016 and numbers for 2017 projected to increase further. We are a business who believes in investing in our employees with over £1m spent on training and development last year.

A significant and growing proportion of this client's work, particularly in the water sector, is delivered through a fully-integrated design-and-construct venture. This venture was established in 1999 and since then the joint venture has gone from strength to strength, winning multiple client and industry awards for quality and innovation.

Due to successful growth and strong long-term demand for our services, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced site agent to join our team in Newport, assisting with the delivery of a key framework with our client Welsh Water.

Suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate their capability to manage multiple value sites. We’re looking for someone with excellent communication skills who can demonstrate their ability to organise, manage and motivate a small team of site operatives and subcontract staff to produce a finished product of the highest standard. You will also be comfortable in the use of IT and programming skills using MS Project would be an advantage.

The role involves liaising with a range of project stakeholders from designers, quantity surveyors, client project managers, and client operations staff. Responsibilities also include maintaining strict quality control procedures and ensuring compliance with all environmental and health & safety legislation and policies. As such, the role requires you to be conversant with current legislation. Ideally you will also have experience within the clean water industry.

Candidate Specification
•Relevant experience and qualifications
•Excellent organisational and communication skills
•Team player and self-starter who works well within a team and independently
•Enthusiastic and committed, with a positive attitude
•Full driving licence
•Environmentally and contractually aware
•Experience in the water industry would be an advantage