Site Agent

  • Job Reference: 210758
  • Date Posted: 16 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Property & Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Site Agent- SWW Engineering
Location: Site based- Devon
Business Ares: Kier Utilities & Rail- South West Water
Contract: Permanent


From Telecoms to Power, from Lands End to John O'Groats

Kier Group is one of the Top 3 Utility providers here in the UK- helping to connect, heat and power the country. Our sector expertise stretches across Telecoms, Gas and Water, working with emerging technologies to the most exacting standards of safety and quality. What does it take to join this team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses, maintaining 65km of gas pipes and installing one million metres of fibre optic cable every year? It takes people like you.

In this exciting role of Site Agent, you will be delivering SWW Engineering & Developer Services Sewer works by scheme planning following Bid Team handover including site visits, kick off meetings and the production of the site Health & Safety documentation prior to commencement.

During the works responsibilities include allocating and directing labour, plant, materials and temporary works to carry out the works, ensuring the activities are always to the required standards whilst keeping within programme and budget. As well as this, you will be part of the site team identifying and resolving problems which arise from technical site issues. You will also be carrying out monthly liaison with the South West Water Project Manager & Service Manager providing programmes and progress reports.

What do we need from you?

To be successful in the role, you will hold a EUSR Water Hygiene & Water Passport, a current SMSTS accreditation, Manager's CSCS and NRSWA Supervisors card. It would also be beneficial to hold Temporary Works Supervisor and Coordinator, First Aid at Work & Confined Space.

Due to the nature of the role you will also need to hold a Full Driving Licence.

What can you expect from us?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Company car
  • Private healthcare
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing



    Pre-employment checks



    It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.



    Make the journey. Leave a legacy.



    Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

    Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.



    Kier is an inclusive employer.
Closing Date: 16th March 2021


Please note, interviews make take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.