Agent - TBM Tunnels/Walkways (CNS-WST-69) HS2 - London

STRABAG AG - UK BRANCH Tunnel Construction London Job-ID: req28792

About us

STRABAG demonstrates their leading role in tunnelling with the execution of large international projects. Our technical and organisational know-how as well as decades of comprehensive experience offer our clients a guarantee for safe and technically perfect project implementation. We offer various tunnel building methods and continuously adapt and perfect these to address the specific problems of each individual project. Our employees, with their dedication and their extraordinary technical knowledge, made us who we are today. Here in the UK we have already been working on two innovative large-scale infrastructure projects and are looking for people with expertise and passion to expand our services across the UK.

Tasks

The Role of the Agent for TBM Tunnels and Walkways is to:

  • Take control of the management of resources within a section or area as designated by the Project Manager. 
  • Lead and drive the Works to progress, in accordance with the Contract Programme, to best commercial advantage, without prejudice to the health and safety of employees, sub-contractors or the public at large and taking into full account environmental considerations. 
  • Lead and drive the training and development of the Site Engineering team. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, supervise, train and mentor the site team to enable them to optimise their work contribution.
  • Review contractual agreements and develop design, working methods, programme and forecast costs with the
  • Construction Manager, General Foreman and Subcontractors / Suppliers identifying any inaccuracies or inconsistencies, and feedback any changes made to the QA and QS teams.
  • Develop programmes and forecast budgets, assess actual programme and productivity achieved and review weekly, taking action where appropriate, and reporting any changes to the project manager and QS department.
  • Be fully conversant with subcontractors contract conditions, develop job specific subcontract conditions and manage the subcontractors account with the QS team 
  • Requisitioning resources in a timely manner to ensure that they are correctly specified and readily available so as not to impede the construction programme.
  • Communicate to the QA and QS teams non-conformances and any instructions received from the client / designer / RE’s staff. Ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team.
  • Ensure that inspection and test plans, risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works are reviewed, approved and adhered to.
  • Keep abreast of developments in professional field
  • Produce monthly reports for financial forecasting, monitoring and control of project cost
  • Interfacing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Key point of contact for clients for project progress
  • Set the highest example for Health and Safety Requirements

 

Requirements

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HND in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering
  • Understanding of Engineering Principles
  • Knowledge and Understanding of construction contract law and forms of contract through experience and formal training.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices.
  • Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system, Primavera software). 
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.

We offer

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

Company

Exciting project diversity inland and abroad

Safety through a stable workplace

Earth Mentality, good working atmosphere and openness

Company healthcare management (extensive offer depending on location)

Development

Career planning in dialogue - annual employee appraisals for orientation and career development

Own corporate academy with extensive training program & customized training series

Diverse career opportunities in the group

Depending on location

i.e. Parking facilities and canteens/tea and coffee kitchens

i.e. Company parties, excursions and various sports activities

Monetary

Fair & marketoriented payment

Apprenticeship in construction are among the highest paid! - Further information on the career website

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Because success comes from working together.

As a European technology group for construction services, we construct thousands of buildings and structures around the world every year by bringing the right people, materials and equipment together at the right place and at the right time. This would not be possible without teamwork – across geographic boundaries and business units. Become a part of our team!

Your contact

Amerish Patel
136, High Holborn
WC1V6PX, London
Tel. +44 (0) 7870 981127
www.strabag.com

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