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Site Agent - Tyne and Wear

Day rate £310 - Highways - Construction
Ref: 41725 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Mar 2021
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Contract - £310 day rate

Start: 12 Apr 2021 - Finish: 31 Mar 2022


An infrastructure solutions company that was founded over 100 years ago and is one of the oldest civil engineering companies in the UK has been given the responsibility of delivering the Regional framework contract with Highways England for the development, design and construction of capital road projects that form part of the Regional Investment Programme during Road Period 1 (2015 to 2020) and Road Period 2 (2020 to 2025).  The Partnership was awarded to two lots; Lot 7 (East Region) & Lot 8 (North Region).

The Site Agent will be working on Lot 8 for the delivery of 3 schemes along the A1 corridor in Newcastle and Northumberland, with a combined value in excess of £600m;

Site Agent responsibilities:

  • Assist the team in the buildability input into the design for various aspects of the project predominantly road works focused with a heavy bias towards drainage with earthworks, surfacing and some structures also included.
  • Assist communications with various key stakeholders including but not limited to Newcastle City Council, Environment Agency, Natural England, etc.
  • Support the commercial and planning teams with the development of cost forecasts and programmes for the development of budgets; delivery of works and monitoring of progress.
  • Work with various specialist suppliers during the detailed design / development phase and subsequently on site to ensure works are delivered on time.

Site Agent skills and experience:

  • Civil Engineering related qualification (HNC, HND, BSc MSc, BEng, MEng).
  • Demonstrable experience delivering infrastructure projects.
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) mandatory.
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) preferable.
  • Experience in some or all of the following: highways delivery in logistically challenging environments including earthworks, drainage, structures, surfacing and associated temporary works. Works in environmentally sensitive areas

So if you are an interested Site Agent contact me on 020 8655 4953 or email me, Vincent Murie at


Melrose House, 42 Dingwall Road, Croydon, CR0 2NE

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020 8655 1600 (Fax: 020 8655 1588)