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  • Oxford, UK
  • £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: CS - SA
  • Consultant: Carl Smith

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Job Role

Sub Agent/Agent level with a main contractor / large subcontractor in previous employment. Experience in highway construction is highly desirable.

Managing self and 2 engineers to:

Ensure the works are being built correctly to specification. Advise / suggest construction methods, technical detail, alternatives, Value Engineering etc

Input into the weekly programmes, disseminate the programmes to the team and work closely with the foremen to ensure activities are carried out as planned

Ensure the planned works are able to progress on time with regard to availability of permits, RAMS, setting out / model info

Chase TQ's / RFI's to ensure answers are given promptly and are favourable to us where possible

Identify CE's / additional works and notify Commercial team. Ensure a thorough understanding of the subcontract and what works we are required to carry out.

Ensure quality records are produced to a good standard and supplied to the quality manager

Identify NCR's and report promptly to avoid disallowed costs

Set up procedures to ensure information is available for KPI's

Liaise with Client to ensure: Good relations maintained, works are available as programmed, interfaces planned, problems are solved, value engineering discussed.

Ensure safety standards are upheld and engineering staff are actively engaged in the promoting and policing.

Mentor / motivate engineering staff and ensure they are given a suitable level of responsibility. Must be willing and able to manage junior staff and deal with the Clients senior management in the absence of the Senior Project Manager.

Promote the company for additional works at every opportunity to increase workload

Knowledge of highways construction and NEC option C target cost contracts is desirable.

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