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4 months ago
Location: Peterborough
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Site Engineering / Management Jobs
Our infrastructure services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you’re involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you’ll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.

Skanska are delivering a 10-year TMC contract with Peterborough City Council to carry out highways maintenance and improvement schemes within the City of Peterborough. The contract commenced in Sep 2013 and includes the delivery of individual projects between the values of £0.5m to £5m

Role Profile

The Site Agent reports to our Project Manager and will be wholly responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of a range of Highways Improvement schemes.

Your responsibilities:

Manage and supervise schemes on-site valued between £0.5m to £5m, ensuring that work is carried out safely, on time, to budget and in accordance with the HSEQ standards required by Skanska and Peterborough County Council (PCC).

Day to day management of site issues

Develop construction programmes and methodology utilising existing knowledge & experience and through engagement with Key Supply Chain.

Monitor and control site activities ensuring quality of work - Right first time every time

Effective internal and external stakeholder liaison and management

Ensure Construction Phase Plans, method statements and safe systems of work are in-place before work is started and that required safety standards are maintained at all times.

Fully engage with the commercial team and take responsibility for the commercial performance of the project.

Assist internal design resource with Early Contractor Involvement and buildability Compliance with Skanska and PCC H&S, Quality and Environmental processes, procedures, reporting and performance requirements

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications:

Experience of supervising Highway improvement and Public realm work.

Detailed understanding of health and safety management and the requirements of CDM.

Experienced user of a proprietary planning package eg. ASTA, Microsoft project Primavera

Detailed knowledge of quality and environmental standards for highway improvement work.

Commercially aware with knowledge of budget and cost control processes

Good communication skills

IOSH/ SMSTS preferable


Driving licence

Our business is as much about our behaviours as it is our technical capability. We’re looking for every member of every team to encourage and share the same behaviours:

Safe – passionate about achieving an Injury Free Environment, choosing to work safely and influencing others to do the same.
Responsible – taking ownership and accountability for your role and willing to make decisions. Ensuring that you are clear about your part in what we do and supportive of others.
Driven – constantly focused on improving performance, doing everything to the best of your ability and making the best of every situation.
Flexible – willing to adapt to change and proactive in looking for better ways of delivering the service.
Customer focused – placing customer expectations at the heart of everything we do.

Please note this is an advert for our Job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at anytime at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: recruitment@skanska.co.uk

Additional Information

* Location: Peterborough, United Kingdom

Additional Locations:

Peterborough, England, United Kingdom

* Schedule: Full-time

* Employee Status: Regular


* Drugs & Alcohol Policy: Drugs and Alcohol Policy

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