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10 months ago
Location: Peterborough
Job type: Permanent
Category: Site Engineering / Management Jobs
Site Agent The Role: The main purpose of the Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the
construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives,
while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost
control. You will be responsible for the delivery of various projects, to the specified quality,
the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful
candidate will work closely with the Contracts Manager, engineers and 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 various projects in the Civils and Water
Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects
When required, lead a teams of Sub Agents, Engineers and Foreman to deliver the work
safely without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality.
Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, ITP’s as well as Waste
Management Plans, when specified, in line with Company procedures
Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised
Produce and manage the project construction programme as well as producing 2 weeks look
Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites
have adequate resources to complete the tasks
Client interface Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official
Deliver end product to customer requirements and satisfaction
Cost control Populate and manage the Barhale cost plan for the project
Maximise project value
Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed
Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo
Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities
Reporting Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally
Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures Key measures & targets: Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met
Adherence to Business Unit Objectives
Ensure 3 Pillar KPI measures are met
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Key relationships: Customers and stakeholders
Subcontractors and suppliers
Site teams and support departments Person Specification: The successful candidate will need considerable experience in Civil and Water sectors as
well as an appreciation of Process Engineering, and likely to meet all of the following criteria;
Essential Considerable experience in Civil Engineering/ Water and Utilities as a Site Agent for a
contractor, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment.
Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management,
Programme and Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and
value reporting
Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering
Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent
CSCS (Site Manager)
SMSTS or IOSH Managing Safely
NRSWA Supervisor
Lift Appointed Person
Excellent communication, people and team management skills
Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion
Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and lead the team to ensure the culture is in line
with our Company values
Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line with the
Company culture, ensuring high standards of compliance
Desirable Temporary Works Co-ordinator
Confined space training
CEng MICE, or equivalent
Knowledge of Primavera P6 software
Knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract

As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
 Company car/car allowance  5% Company pension contribution  Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary  Single persons private medical cover  Permanent Health Cover

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About Barhale: Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was
originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into
various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy
and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services
under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company
employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £200m and a distinctive set of
values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.
Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction
Services (BCS Group)

How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and quoting the reference number to our website.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less
favorable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation,
religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to
Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

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