Site Agent

Maple Cross

£41,600K - £53K

Site Agent

Who are we?
Our client is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing. Every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open.

Site Agent - What you’ll be doing
As a Site Agent (Project Engineer) for Lifecycle and Welfare programmes you will be responsible for keeping our buildings secure at the same time as making a positive impact to the welfare of our key workers. The successful candidate will be responsible for scoping, tendering, and managing numerous projects with regular reporting to the Delivery Manager. You will be working across a whole range of locations from water & waste sites to corporate and historically important locations. This is a perfect job if you are looking for more of a work-life balance. You will join a highly collaborative and supportive team and will be expected to travel across, depending on your base location, the Home Counties and London Region.

Site Agent - Your key duties will consist of the following:

Managing and delivering a portfolio of projects from concept to completion, with a typical value of £40k to £400k per project
Working with our operational teams and contractors to scope and define a cost-effective solution to future proof the assets
Complying with our Health and Safety requirements, promoting our zero-compromise attitude
Ensuring that all projects comply with the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 (CDM)
Working collaboratively with delivery partners and contractors to ensure that schemes are delivered on time and within budget
Maintaining compliance with our Asset Standards and associated British Standards
Financial forecasting and reporting of all live projects
Collate all project information, project programmes, risk assessments and method statements (RAMS), and construction phase plans (CPP) and Health & Safety files
£41,600 to £53,000 depending on skills and experience
£4,500 car allowance
36 hours per week, Monday-Friday
This is a Full-Time position, but Part-Time applications will also be considered
This position will be based at Maple Lodge STW (Rickmansworth), however we are also looking for project Engineers in Earlswood (Reigate) and Mogden (Twickenham)
You will be required to travel to other sites for a minimum of 3 days per week, within approximately 40-mile radius with some working from home

Site Agent - What you should bring to the role

Hold a full UK driving licence and have your own transport
Have had previous experience managing contractors
Hold a HND/HNC/BEng/NVQ Level 4 in construction management, mechanical, electrical, civil engineering or equivalent or have a strong construction, mechanical or electrical background
Have a good understanding of accurate plans and drawings and be able to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion
Have good project management, communication and financial management skills as well as having sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety and legal regulations
Possess strong organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
Have the ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others
Site Agent - What’s in it for you?
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

This is a dynamic, rewarding and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working arrangements and really great benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader employer.

We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities and the environment can thrive. This means, when a crisis happens, we all rally round to support our customers. As part of the Team, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and a earn bit of extra money along the way.

Forward Assist Recruitment is operating as an employment agency. Forward Assist Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-160514

07748 707550

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