Colas North holds an extensive portfolio of capability and experience delivering all highways civil engineering requirements, focussed on a true “fence to fence” highways solution. Our diverse range of services include public realm improvements, junction improvements, car parks including park and ride facilities, footways, cycle ways and other infrastructure for non-motorised users, carriageway construction and surfacing, drainage improvements, signalisation, road lining & Carriageway studs and more.
The site agent is responsible for the management of key client expectations whilst ensuring the compliance with all quality procedures and safe working practices. In addition the site agent will be acting within financial authorities, in respect of contract revenue and expenditure.
The Ideal Candidate
Applicants will have the appropriate qualification in construction/civil engineering and over 3 years work experience as a site agent within the highways sector. You will have a sound and proven track record working on local authority and Highways England contracts, showing progression from either a site foreman/supervisor or engineer/sub agent to site agent.
As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
A company car allowance or a company car with a fuel card
A generous pension contribution
Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
Flexible working policy
Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
Ongoing training and personal/professional development
Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal
About the Company
Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.
Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.
Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.
Salary £35000 - £48000 plus car or allowance
Job Reference colas/TP/62/64
Contract Type Permanent
Closing Date 29 October, 2021
Job Category Operations & Project Management
Business Unit Contracting North
Location Newcastle, United Kingdom
Posted on 17 August, 2021