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Site Agent

Site Agent

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UK-Kent-Kings Hill
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About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


The Aone+ is a joint venture between Costain, CH2M and Colas where they have been entrusted with completing a diverse range of maintenance, incident response, weather management and road engineering duties across over 4300 miles of major road network.  The network include Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent which commenced from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165 million per year.


 We are looking to add a Site Agent to the team.

What will I be doing?

  • Implement the relevant requirements of the A-one+ Health, Safety and Environmental Procedures and
  • Guidance.
  • Ensure that all plant and equipment deployed on the Network complies with current health and safety legislative requirements
  • Reporting all health and safety incidents involving A-one+ and Supply Chain staff to the Network Team Managers
  • Ensure compliance with the A-one+ Environmental Management System with regard to day-to-day operational activities
  • Monitor scheme construction programmes, including resources, in liaison with IDT Managers and IDT
  • Construction leads.
  • Review the drawings and specification to identify errors and omissions and seek to resolve with the IDT
  • Manager and Design Lead.
  • Liaise with site supervisors on site and ensure all works are in accordance with the specification and to the contract drawings.
  • Conduct and record on-going interim physical measurements during works and upon works completion
  • To learn and eventually become conversant with contract conditions.
  • Maintain records, and use these to manage and control resources.
  • Communicate with the IDT Manager, the Construction Manager and the Commercial Manager issues of
  • Non-conformances and contractual correspondence. Ensure that comprehensive records are maintained.
  • Maintain records of work related discussions with the HA / design team.
  • Review and approve site documentation
  • Keep abreast of developments throughout the A-one+ business
  • Adherence to A-one+ policies and procedures
  • Any other tasks commensurate with the role

About you

  • HNC/D in Construction or similar
  • Current Driving Licence
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • IT competency (Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • Good communication skills for interface with members of the public and other stakeholders
  • Participate in on call.
  • Previous Highways experience

Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.