Sub Agent

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City
£27 - £28/hour DOE + Subsistence
16 Sep 2017
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sub Agent to join a Major Blue Chip infrastructure JV. The successful Agent will have previous experience of working on major civil engineering projects in excess of £5million in value.


- Management and Supervision of Site Engineers and Foreman and subordinates on site.
- Maintain good working relationship with employers key staff
- Ensure that specification, drawings, contract and sub-contract documents contain sufficient, accurate information of construction of the works to proceed in accordance with the programme and sequence of operations
- Ensure that works are accurately and clearly set out before work is programmed to commence
- Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided
- Confirm in writing and verbal instructions from employer's staff and maintain a comprehensive record of resources employed
- Check works are completed as required by the specification in terms of dimension and quality
- Ensure that company policies for temporary works and safety are complied with and are applied within the section and that works are structurally safe
- Prepare programmes as required in conjunction with the Foremen
- Check weekly that resources are available to meet the programme, in liaison with the Project Manager
- Measure and record weekly the permanent work completed for valuation purposes
- Ensure that additional works and/or variations are notified for inclusion in the monthly valuations and provide comprehensive records
- Measure the work of sub-contractors weekly, control, measure and record work extra to the sub-contracts
- Supervise or execute the routine control of materials, both in quality and quantity
- Supervise or execute the cost system processes relating to input of resources
- Keep a full and accurate daily site diary
- Ensure that proper records are kept and carefully filed

The Individual / Knowledge and Skills required:

As a Sub Agent you will have extensive experience in working on civil engineering projects in a similar role, specifically Roads, RC Structures or Bridges.

- Ideally HNC/HND/Degree in a civil engineering discipline
- CITB – 5 Day SMSTS Certificate
- CSCS Supervisors/Managers Card
- Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative
- Knowledge of safety and environmental legislation