Sub Agent - Central Belt

Posted 31/05/2024 by Balfour Beatty UK

Remote job
Location:
Motherwell
Salary/Rate:
£NEG

About the role

Our team shapes projects that connect communities and impact daily life for millions. Join our Regional Scotland team as a Sub Agent to build new futures.

Own your career, and you can build something to be proud of at Balfour Beatty. By joining our well-established construction teams working on our significant future pipeline of large scale civil engineering projects in various locations throughout Scotland you will work with true experts who'll share their knowledge and provide support, encouragement and invaluable feedback so you never stop learning. Bring us your capability, and well help you take it much, much further.

What you'll be doing

As a Sub Agent, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Set a personal example in health, safety and environmental matters by ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures through method statements, risk assessments and briefings
  • Manage, supervise and mentor section, site and assistant engineers to ensure high levels of engineering control and generation of appropriate records
  • Maintain good working relationship with staff and supply chain
  • Adopt and promote a cost-conscious attitude through efficient use of company resources
  • Support the agent as required in operating the cost management system, the production of programmes and QF preparation
  • Communicate with commercial staff to ensure all records for measurement and payment purposes are prepared promptly, in appropriate form
  • Adopt and promote the use of BIM technologies to deliver the requirements of the project BIM Execution Plan (BEP)
  • Communicate with general foreman to ensure adequate work preparation and resources availability
  • Assist the agent as required to procure necessary materials, sub-contracts and plant in sufficient time
  • Review with the agent regularly the performance, development and training needs of subordinate staff, including underperformance or potential resignations
  • Advise agent of any potential commercial or contractual liabilities

Who we're looking for

The following are mandatory requirements:

  • Degree, HND in Engineering or equivalent
  • CSCS Level - Academically or Professionally Qualified Person/Supervisory/Manager
  • SSSTS
  • Successful experience and performance at Section Engineer level
  • Full / clean driving license
  • Good working knowledge of current H&S Legislation

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UK’s most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn’t rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package that’s right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

- Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
- 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
- Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
- Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more…

About us

From Dunfermline’s tramways in 1909 to highland hospitals today, Balfour Beatty has been trusted for over a century to deliver the complex and critical infrastructure and iconic buildings Scotland relies on.

We have the people, knowledge and experience to safely deliver projects right first time, maximising value for money and ensuring a positive social impact and inclusive economic growth for local communities.

Our award-winning sustainable projects, including active travel, Passivhaus and retrofit, demonstrate our commitment to supporting Scotland’s transition towards net zero in the built environment.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit (url removed)/diversityandinclusion

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://(url removed)/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all.  If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: (url removed)

Type:
Permanent
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
BBUK09135-480061
Job ID:
221744368

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