Site Agent (Ref: 32397)

04 November 2021
Exeter, Devon
£50,000 – £55,000 Per Annum
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Abatec is working with a regional civil engineering main contractor to recruit a Site Agent on numerous schemes around the Devon area. Our client has secured multiple highways schemes and will require the successful candidate to take the project from conception to completion, managing an array of sub-contractors on site. If you have experience in the civil engineering sector or have worked in a main contractor environment and are looking for a new role, please get in contact.
As Site Agent you will:
  • Identify and develop detailed subcontractor packages, work scopes and programme in conjunction with the commercial team.
  • Resolve technical issues for design and construction team members and provide advice where necessary.
  • Agree on defined scope of works and objectives with client.
  • Manage and report on the costs associated with the design and construction of schemes.
  • In conjunction with the commercial team, review and agree monthly subcontract accounts including variations.
  • Issue the appropriate correspondence to support commercial positions.
  • Plan, develop and implement strategy for operational delivery.
  • Oversee the successful delivery of projects to scope, target cost, quality, programme and completion encompassing design, engineering, construction, handover and commercial aspects ensuring perfect delivery is achieved.
  • Ensure that project costs are rigorously managed, and expenditure is always recorded accurately.
  • Implement individual project execution plan(s) for projects, managing and reviewing performance of contract against financial and operational targets.
Our client requires a Site Agent with:
  • Ideally a degree qualification
  • Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate
  • Proven people and project management skills
  • Team leader with organisational skills
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • The ability to liaise in a professional manner with client, client representatives, general public and other interested parties strong technical knowledge
If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact David Hughes on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 32269. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to
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