JOB TITLE: Sub Agent (Civil Engineering)

Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Blackpool
Job Reference : 10493JL Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 04/03/2014
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car/Allowance, Excellent Benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Sub Agent (Civil Engineering), Leading Global Civil Engineering Organisation, £35-£40k + Company Car/ allowance + Excellent Benefits. Blackpool

Job Description

Job Description

Sub Agent (Civil Engineering)
£35-£40k + Company Car/allowance, Pension, Healthcare, Holidays
Leading Global Civil Engineering Organisation

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sub Agent to join our client, a Global Civil Engineering Organisation. With main offices located across the nation including Manchester and Birmingham, you will be site based working on an exciting new £52m project on the Blackpool water front. This global company has experienced year upon year growth and is committed to the growth and career development of it's employees.

The role

This is a permanent, full time role with working on a £52m project site on the Blackpool water front. The successful Sub Agent will have previous experience of working on civil engineering projects such as highways, bridges or structures.


-Supervision of Site Engineers and Foremen
-Maintain good working relationship with employers key staff
-Ensure that specification, drawings, contract and sub-contract documents contain sufficient, accurate information of construction of the works to proceed in accordance with the programme and sequence of operations
-Ensure that works are accurately and clearly set out before work is programmed to commence
-Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided
-Confirm in writing and verbal instructions from employer's staff and maintain a comprehensive record of resources employed
-Check works are completed as required by the specification in terms of dimension and quality
-Ensure that company policies for temporary works and safety are complied with and are applied within the section and that works are structurally safe
-Prepare short-term programmes as required in conjunction with the Foremen
-Check weekly that resources are available to meet the programme, in liaison with the Agent
-Measure and record weekly the permanent work completed for valuation purposes
-Ensure that additional works and/or variations are notified for inclusion in the monthly valuations and provide comprehensive records
-Measure the work of sub-contractors weekly, control, measure and record work extra to the sub-contracts
-Supervise or execute the routine control of materials, both in quality and quantity
-Supervise or execute the cost system processes relating to input of resources
-Keep a full and accurate daily site diary
-Ensure that proper records are kept and carefully filed

The Individual / Knowledge and Skills required

As a Sub Agent you will have extensive experience in working on civil engineering projects in a similar role, specifically Highways, Rail and Bridges

- Ideally HNC/HND/Degree in a civil engineering discipline, although not essential.
-Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative
-Knowledge of safety and environmental legislation

The Company

You will be joining a Leading Global Civil Engineering Organisation. The company has experienced year upon year growth and is committed to the growth and career development of its employees.

The Package

-Permanent, full time £35-£40k
-Company Car / or car allowance
-26 days annual leave plus public holidays
-Flexible annual leave scheme
-Defined contributions pension scheme
-Choice flexible benefits scheme

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency working on behalf of our client.

Job Keywords

Agent, sub agent, site agent, Civil, Civil Engineering, Engineering, Construction, hnd, hnc, highways, drainage, bridges, Blackpool, Lancashire

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Building and Construction recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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