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Site Agent

Job description

 Job Title- Site Agent

Location- Somerset

Start- ASAP



Due to unprecedented growth and a packed order book for the next 3 years Thorn Baker's client is recruiting several new staff members to join their thriving civil engineering business based around the South West region.

This vacancy is for a Site Agent to be based out of Langport in Somerset. The successful candidate will be looking after a standalone, civil engineering project consisting largely of RC structures, infrastructure and general civils works.

Our client can offer a competitive salary and enviable package which includes a choice of car or car allowance and pension among other benefits.

Please apply now to be considered for this role or give me a call.


As Site Agent you will:

  • Lead site team including supervision of company employees and subcontractors.
  • Complete all activities with diligence and energy to maximise the time spent on site planning and supervising works.
  • Ensure adequate records are maintained through site photographs, daily diaries and as built drawings.
  • Carry out daily site briefings and supervise sub-contractor task briefings.
  • Monitor all works activities to ensure they meet the Works Specification and are being delivered in a safe manner following the principles of Injury Free Environment (IFE)
  • Provide formal communications to clients and subcontractors including but not limited to Early Warnings, and instructions.
  • Take ownership for safety and environmental compliance for your depot and ensure all identified actions are closed out within their timescale.


Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • A good level of experience in civil engineering and workforce supervision including drainage, structures and infrastructure.
  • Effective team management, leadership and influencing skills to get the best from everyone.
  • The ability to remain flexible in your approach to the role whilst embracing change and helping to drive that change through.
  • Experience of working on NEC3 contracts
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written - to ensure clarity in all situations and to effectively influence client decision making.


What's in it for you?

  • £50000 - £58000 Base Salary
  • Package including car, car allowance, pension and various other benefits.