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Site Agent (Contract) London

£350-£500 per DailyCity of London


Hi all, I am currently recruiting for the following role on behalf of a Tier 1 contractor.

Site Agent

  • Term | Contract - Until December 2026
  • Rate | £350 - £500 a day DOE
  • Location | East London

If you come from a Civil/Construction background, with experience in highways and reinforced concrete works it would be great to hear from you!


  • Managing the day to day operations on the construction site.
  • Assisting in development and procurement of temp works.
  • Cost control in line with allocated budgets.
  • Liaising with project stakeholders.
  • Producing reports and participating in review meetings.

Works are currently in their design phase meaning there is the opportunity to be involved in the full construction lifecycle.

If this role is of interest, please use the link below to apply.

JD for advert:

The Role:

The main purpose Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site to achieve the required project delivery to the customers' objectives while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact, and cost control. Initially working on the Manor Road NOS7 and NOS8 remediation packages for Thames Water, which involve the repair and remediation of 2no. bridge structures and 5no. trunk sewer barrels across both rail and road spans. Currently these works are in design phase and offer an opportunity to be involved from conception in a complex, challenging and large-scale package. Assisting in the development of innovative solutions through all stages of the project lifecycle and leading the team of sub agents and engineers to proactively seek opportunities and minimise risk.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to grow and develop their team of sub agents and engineers in order to deliver the package on site, including the development, procurement and delivery of multiple complex temporary works schemes. In addition, you will effectively support and collaborate with the wider project team in the management of contracts with Thames Water, consultants and the supply chain including commercial, planning and project controls (reporting).

You will be responsible for the delivery of the project, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Project Manager, engineers, planners and quantity surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

Key Responsibilities:

Site Management

  • Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of the Manor Road project.
  • Deliver the work to the required quality without defects.
  • Lead a team of Sub Agents and Engineers to deliver the work safely without environmental incidents.
  • Ensure production and implementation of the required project plans, RAMS, ITP and check mechanisms.
  • Manage the preconstruction review process and ensure that all stakeholder consents and permits are in place prior to commencement.

Cost Control

  • Populate and manage the cost plan for the project.
  • Maximise project value.
  • Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed.
  • Actively seek opportunities for saving against the baseline and highlight variations with appropriate backup information where these have occurred.
  • Similarly, where there are cost pressures and risks of increased costs, ensure these are communicated within the Barhale project team and the risk reduction process is carried out.

Site engineering

  • Establish the level and survey control for contracts.
  • Set out detailed works as per the contract drawings ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.
  • Ensure records regarding health and safety and the work environment are complete, accurate and comply with organisational and legal requirements.
  • Deliver the work safely, without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality without defects.
  • Assist the Site Agent/Sub Agent in developing efficient work methods and techniques, ensuring the best use of resources and abilities are made.
  • Deputies for the Sub/Site Agent where required.

Managing quality

  • Carry out instrumental checks in accordance with the agreed guidelines and schedule.
  • Complete records of quality audits in accordance with agreed procedures and timescales i.e., at the end of the works
  • Give feedback to the Site Agent/Sub Agent regarding areas where corrective action needs to be taken.
  • Compile ITPs

Managing information

  • Obtain all 'as built' information ensuring that it is accurate and relevant.
  • Record, store and maintain records and correspondence in line with organisational and legal requirements.


  • Previous experience in setting out on civil engineering projects, which should include highways, infrastructure, and reinforced concrete works.
  • Degree/HNC, or equivalent, in civil engineering
  • CSCS card
  • Confined space training
  • Experience using AutoCAD.
  • Ability to manage and deliver a successful project with minimal guidance.
  • Experience in running reports and ensuring accurate record keeping.
  • Effective working both individually or as a team member.
  • Ability to communicate with client representatives, site team and operatives.
  • Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to a conclusion.

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Teo De La Cruz

Associate Director – Framework Engineering