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Sub Agent

Job Title: Sub Agent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alfreton
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0473
Job Published: March 06, 2019 10:13

Job Description

SUB AGENT (0473)
Job purpose
Come and join Interserve Highways, we have a long history of delivering for the UK's strategic road network as well as regional trunk routes, working for Local Authorities and Highways England. We build capital projects as well as maintaining existing assets throughout the country's road network, working with repeat-business customers on long-term frameworks. We want to develop your highways career on our projects, in whichever region interests you.

Job Summary 

To assist the site team in the management of projects from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Site Agent or Project Manager depending on the complexity of the project.

To assist in the successful and timely completion of projects for Interserve by applying the quality, health, safety, environmental, sustainability and Lean procedures of the business, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships and working with the team to achieve financial success of the project.

Managing the Creating Test and Inspection Plans;
Managing the completion of quality documentation;
Developing RAMS for Interserve operations;
Managing the permits;
Carrying out L4 safety inspections, reporting and recording of near misses.

Preparation, monitoring and implementation of Quality planning and controls to ensure project compliance with the Specification and the Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability Company Policies;
Assist in the preparation of the PMP (quality/health and safety/Environmental) for live projects;
Undertake the responsibilities assigned within the contract PMP;
Preparation of requisitions for plant and materials within tender allowances including taking off quantities;
Management of and/or assistance to site Engineers, ensuring effective delegation of tasks (e.g. quality checks and setting out) to team members;
Methodology selection and preparation and completion of Method Statements, Risk and COSHH Assessments, and permits to work;
Monitoring implementation of procedures on site and reporting non conformance;
Manage and maintain records of work done and site activities including as built records, diaries and allocation sheets;
Maintain and develop client relationships;
Undertake temporary works planning and checking and lift plans in accordance with company procedures when suitably trained;
Actively mentor and develop Site Engineers, graduates and trainees;
To carry out safety inspections and deliver Site Inductions.

Knowledge skills & experience
CITB Level 3 Safety Course SMSTS (5 day);
Appropriate CSCS card;
Professional qualification (Desirable);
Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent (Desirable);
Knowledge and understanding of NEC Conditions of Contract;
First Aid at Work (4 day);
CPD evidence of relevant post graduate practical training e.g. attendance on courses for Forms of Contract, Scaffolding Appreciation, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H&S Management, e.t.c. (Desirable);
Appointed person and Temporary Works Co-ordinator (Desirable);
Behavioural safety training (Desirable);
CPCS Supervisors card (Cranes/Lifting) (Desirable);
New Roads and Streetworks supervisor (Desirable);
Scaffold safety awareness (Desirable);
Training in Lean principles (Desirable);
CAT and Genny training (Desirable);
Has held a similar position with a Civil Engineering Contractor for a sustained period;
Experience of working within the highways sector and on bridges, temporary works (Desirable);
Experience in earthworks, piling, steel structures, in-situ concrete, retaining walls;
Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Sub Agent;
Experienced in Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint;
Produce As-built records and drawings;
Experienced in supervision of other engineers;
Dependant on the project or section of work being supervised: specialist knowledge may at times be desirable or essential;
Knowledge of BIM (Desirable);
Knowledge of programme planning sequencing and updates (Microsoft Project) (Desirable);
AutoCAD – as built drawings, bespoke site sketches (Desirable);
Specification for Highway works.

Collaborative working, planning and implementing Lean techniques;
Relevant Technical knowledge and ability to visualize and interpret drawings;
Good practical knowledge of site setting out, control and checking using EDM, pipe lasers, laser levels and GPS equipment;
Good interpersonal and communication skills;
Behaviour 1: supportive of others in their goals;
Behaviour 2: trust and respect; deliver your work on time, be open and transparent, respect confidential information;
Behaviour 3: Challenge constructively;
Behaviour 4: Issue resolution: embrace issues and try to find solutions but always escalate to leaders when they cannot be resolved;
Behaviour 5: Innovation and continual improvement; be prepared to explore new opportunities, voice your ideas and be creative;
Behaviour 6: Engagement; Listen, communicate, respond promptly;
Behaviour 7: Accountability; take responsibility for your actions, understand your job role;
Ability to manage and direct other staff (engineers);
Able to work as part of a multi disciplined team;
Good decision maker;
Good time management;
Strong attention to detail;
Sets high standards in safety and quality;
Systematic/organised, Enthusiastic, Confident, Personable;
Resourceful, Reliable;
Holds a full UK driving licence;
Legally entitled to work in the UK;
Proactive approach to the environment and customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project – promotion of positive image of the Interserve name to protect and promote the brand name.

We are looking for an experienced Sub Agent covering Highways Englands Area 13 & 14 Strategic Road Network. Based out of either Alfreton or Newton Aycliffe Office.  This role is offered on a full time and permanent basis.  In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance, flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance. 

As part of our recruitment process job offers will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Everything we do is shaped by our core values. We are a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. Headquartered in the UK and FTSE listed, we have gross revenues of £3.7 billion and a workforce of 68,000 people worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and are accredited by Investors in Diversity & the National Equality Standard.

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