Senior Site Agent

Brownlee Cale are excited to be recruiting for a Civil Engineering contractor on a major UK construction project.
The successful candidate will support project delivery, reporting directly to the Project Manager and Contract Director.

  • Preparing quality, environmental and H&S construction plans in a timely manner, ensuring compliance procedures and systems are implemented and monitored.
  • Planning, measuring, monitoring and reviewing the progress of contracts, ensuring compliance with project’s budgets and programme.
  • Managing the project delivery team to ensure adequate resources are available in a timeframe that complies with project timescales.
  • Ensuring timely submission of the necessary documentation for inclusion within the project health and safety file.
  • Interpreting engineering drawings and specifications driving construction of the works in accordance with client requirements.
  • Ensuring the timely procurement and payment of suppliers and subcontractors in accordance with company procedures and monitoring their performance including financial throughout the project.
  • Preparing and submitting weekly reports on progress for review in the project’s financial CVRs and forecasts to completion.
  • Identifying potential problem areas, and financial impact, in sufficient time to ensure adequate provisions have been made within forecast accounts.
  • Providing sufficient and accurate information to the Works Management and Foremen to ensure works delivery.
  • Actively resolve contractual issues with both clients and suppliers while also maintaining a good relationship.


  • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering
  • Experienced Site Agent in the civil engineering construction industry preferably on large earthworks projects.
  • Experience in Design & Build and NEC4 Contracts.
  • Strong computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience of managing and mentoring a team of engineers.
  • Excellent knowledge of Civil Engineering and Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Highly developed professional communication skills, including writing and presentation of reports, preparing business management documents, and presenting information in meetings with new and existing clients.
  • The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.   
  • The ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in both mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Full UK Driving Licence is also required.


  • Competitive salary 
  • Discretionary Project Performance Bonus
  • Company Vehicle/Car Allowance
  • Company contributing pension scheme subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
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