Sub Agent - Civil Engineering

Posted by Jackson Civil Engineering 02/11/2020 - Expiring soon!

Portsmouth, Hampshire
02/11/2020 - Expiring soon!
Jackson Civil Engineering

Here at Jackson we are a big believer that happy people do a good job!

We're savvy enough to recognise that it's the people on the ground who make our organisation work and that's why we invest in all our staff, to help them develop inspiring and enjoyable careers.

We are now recruiting for a Sub Agent for our Southern Region to manage civil engineering projects for highways and structures works on West Sussex and Hampshire civil frameworks.

Main Duties:

  • Support the Site Agent or Project Manager in the execution of his duties, and management of smaller construction contracts.
  • Management of site staff operatives and sub-contractors.
  • Provide method statements, hazard risk assessments and project management plans.
  • Understand tender allowances and monitor contract costs against agreed budgets.
  • Preparing and monitoring programmes of work.
  • Assessment and engagement of sub-contractors.
  • Manage design co-ordination.
  • Manage contracts to ensure timely and profitable completion of contracts.
  • Inform, consult and involve local groups as necessary.
  • Foster good relations and reputation with clients.

Are you the person we are looking for?

We are looking for someone with a real ‘can do’ – ‘will do’ attitude, who is ambitious, a team player and flexible..

You should be:

  • A good communicator with the ability to instruct and direct staff
  • A good organiser, both of self and others with the ability to think in advance
  • Experienced in people management and motivation of staff

You will have experience in the civils sector working for a main contractor and working with the NEC form of contract. You must also have a relevant industry qualification (SMSTS or equivalent). You will have significant main contractor civils experience including Roads, Earthworks, Drainage, Highways and Infrastructure.

We also offer some fantastic perks!

We don’t just offer a great place to work with a family feel atmosphere, we also offer life assurance cover, company car or car allowance, company pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance or adjustments.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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