Site Agent

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €50,000 - €65,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterKerry
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our Client, one of Irelands Largest Civil & Construction contractors, are currently seeking an experienced Site Agent to join their team on the development of a new major road project at Annabella, Co. Cork. The client in question have a proven track record of delivering some of the biggest projects both in Ireland & abroad. The project is due to last a number of years, with the opportunity of career advancement for driven individuals.

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  • Participates in compiling the initial programme and have a full awareness of weekly targets
  • Plans and oversees the site setup, ensuring that the appropriate facilities are in place prior to the project launch
  • Takes ownership for ensuring that HSEQS protocols are adhered to on sites at all times
  • Maintains quality control procedures at all times
  • Ensures that the TWR is in place and is up to date
  • Monitors onsite energy and waste data
  • Is responsible for ensuring an efficient registration system is in place to monitor all individuals entering and leaving the site
  • Flags any issues with the Contract Management/Commercial Teams, which have the potential to have an impact on the effective delivery of the project – I.e. materials, works schedules, resources, H&S matters or issues relating to cost or delivery schedule
  • Leads the whiteboard meetings
  • Ensures that all employees adhere to appropriate protocols in the event of an incident onsite.
  • Able to relate company commercial strategy to own activities
  • Operates the site on a holistic ‘cradle to grave’ project management approach.
  • Be able to communicate the site requirements to the commercial team and achieve the most economical reasonable solution bearing in mind commercial constraints
  • Drive the project programme
  • Delegate responsibilities to suitable site staff

Experience & Skills:

  • Strong People Management experience
  • Knowledge of good industrial relations practices
  • Ability to deal with conflicting priorities and difficult stakeholders, particularly sub-contractors
  • Ability to communicates with colleagues and clients in a warm and persuasive way both formally and informally and able to alter style and method to suit audience
  • Can build consensus
  • Strong people skills and able to manage a variety of subcontractor supervision
  • In excess of ten years’ experience working across a range of sectoral projects
  • Experience of leading others and track record of delivering medium to large scale projects.
  • Ability to prioritise and make prompt decisions in the interests of the project
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all the trades required on site, codes of practice relating to them and their specific requirements
  • Experience building credibility with contractors by treating them with respect
  • Calm under pressure
  • Leads by example

Qualifications / Training
Required Qualifications / Training:

  • Current Full Driving License

Desirable Qualifications / Training

Chartered Engineer

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Tags: CivilsSite agent

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