What is the purpose of the role?
Due to company growth and development we are currently recruiting for 3 experienced Site Agents to work on our treatment site in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will be expected to operate and promote a high standard of health and safety by ensuring Method Statements and Risk Assessments are in place for all aspects of the works. You'll have to check engineering drawings/specifications, identifying and resolving design conflicts. You'll be in charge of undertaking management of Sub Agents, Section Engineers and Site Engineers whilst you work closely and report directly to the project manager. The projects that you'll be involved in will range from waste water and clean water, developer services, repair and maintenance and sewer connections.
What makes this role unique?
The exceptionally broad skill set encompassing (engineering, commercial, delivery, Health & Safety) is required for this opportunity whereby you will be given the autonomy to deliver at every stage of your assigned projects. You will liaise with operational specialists across our waste water treatment plants and pumping stations, developing processes and procedures to continually improve and achieve a successful outcome to the project, keeping a strong customer focus. A perfect job for someone who is an experienced engineer looking for more of a work-life balance. You will join a highly collaborative and supportive and will be expected to travel across the Thames Valley region.
What will this role involve?
Manage site activities to ensure work is completed on time and within budget.
Ensure work is executed in a safely meeting and exceeding company and legal guidelines.
Produce risk assessments and method statements for safe execution of the works.
Put in place measures to ensure accurate implementation of all engineering controls and compliance with the contract drawings and specification.
Produce documentation to support the construction process, including programmes, Method statements and risk assessments.
Understand and implement the company systems, work with others to improve them.
Organise briefings on method statements to relevant staff and operatives within their area.
Liaise with Works managers on daily basis issues related with programme, resources, production, productivity necessary to meet with programme requirements.
Lead all actions to solve technical difficulties, improve performance in terms of progress and quality.
Set working parameters, ensure their application on site, assess the performance.
Develop forecast and monitor performance against forecast.
Establish and regularly review the detailed working programme.
Deliver performance in key areas of health and safety, environment and quality.
What are we looking for?
We are keen to speak to candidates who have relevant industry qualification (HND/HNC/BEng or equivalent) and a relevant CSCS card. Previous Civil engineering and construction experience is highly desirable. You will have good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering, have a hands on approach to the commercial and planning aspects of the project. You will be able to produce and explain accurate plans and drawings and be able to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion. You will need good project management, communication and financial management skills as well as having sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulation. Strong organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality. Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others Good management skills, with the ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is based at our treatment plant in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. We are offering a salary of £24,000 - £30,000 depending on your level of experience. We offer a range of benefits including an excellent contributory pension scheme, on-going training, season ticket loans and paid volunteering days and much more!
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 15/10/2018.