Site Agent

Mott MacDonald
08 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

JN Bentley is a leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry and directly employing over 1350 people. We are a fast growing business with over 600 new people joining our team in 2017 and the numbers for 2018 are predicted to increase further. We are a business who believes in investing in our employees with over GBP1,000,000 spent on training and development last year.

A significant and growing proportion of JN Bentley's work, particularly in the water sector, is delivered through Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) a fully-integrated design-and-construct venture. MMB was established in 1999 and since then the joint venture has gone from strength to strength, winning multiple client and industry awards for quality and innovation.
Successfully working alongside companies such as; National Grid, Rolls Royce, Yorkshire Water, Welsh Water, Severn Trent Water, Environment Agency, and the Coal authority has allowed us to progress as a leader in the construction and civil engineering sectors whilst developing and maintaining an excellent reputation with our clients. We pride ourselves on finding innovative solutions to construction problems and applying the latest information technology to help drive efficiencies and reduce waste in our processes without compromising on quality.
Understandably, employee safety is paramount and we consider ourselves leaders in health and safety. Our vision is to achieve zero injuries across all our sites throughout the UK and we strive to achieve this by perpetually updating and improving policies. Implementing numerous safety initiatives reinforces our genuine desire for employees to work safely and give them a clear direction as we work together towards zero injuries.

JN Bentley Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

J N Bentley are looking to recruit a Site Agent/Site Managers to work on a new contract won in the buildings sector, to be predominantly based in the North West (Barnoldswick, Lancashire). This role may involve infrequent visits to Inching, Glasgow.

The Successful candidate will be Someone with previous experience of being a Site Agent, Site Manager or a Site Engineer who is looking to take a step up into a Site Management role.

The successful candidate must have previous building experience and be able to demonstrate their capability to manage multiple value sites across multiple disciplines.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who can demonstrate their ability to organise. You will also be comfortable in the use of IT and programming skills using MS Project would be advantageous.

Duties include
Liaising with a range of project stakeholders from designers, quantity surveyors, client project managers, and client operations staff.
Maintaining strict quality control procedures and ensuring compliance with all environmental and health & safety legislation and policies. As such, the role requires you to be conversant with current legislation.
Managing and motivating a small team of site operatives and specialist subcontract staff, ensuring your team produce a finished product of the highest standard. This includes machine moves, building refurbishments and other building works.

Experience required

Relevant experience and qualifications
Excellent organisational communication skills
Team player, who has the ability to self-start and work independently
Full driving licence
Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
Experience in the buildings industry would be an advantage, as well as being environmentally and contractually aware