Construction Site Manager/Site Agent

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Kildare
  • 41827418

PE Global Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Construction Site Manager/Site Agent to join our client, a Government Power Generation entity based in Kildare. This is a permanent role which is offering an excellent salary and benefits package.  

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Manage the day to day activities on wind farm construction projects, or other
    Powergen Development projects, ensuring that health and safety requirements are
    being observed by all parties on the site, that works are being carried out to
    schedule and to appropriate design and quality standards, and that all performance
    testing is properly carried out for the works;
  • In the case of joint venture projects, fulfil the role identified in the project
    organisation structure, as agreed between the joint venture partners;
    Liaise with the appropriate responsible personnel for the project to manage any
    commercial impacts arising from claims, delays, interface issues, changes of
    scope, etc. that may arise during the construction of the project. Ensure that all
    instructions to contractors are issued according to official channels, to avoid any
    spurious claims arising;
  • Establish an appropriate records system for the site, based on the project quality
    plan, and the reporting arrangements of the contractors established for the project;
    Ensure that all project team engineers, and or consultant resident engineers
    maintain a comprehensive suite of records, including site diaries, photographic
    records, test results, as-built mark-up of site drawings, etc. for the construction of
    the project;
  • Participate in, or chair as appropriate, regular (weekly/daily) site meetings with
    contractors, and record minutes with respect to health and safety performance,
    progress against schedule, look-ahead activities, delays encountered,
    management of interface issues with other contractors, and compliance with
    construction and environmental monitoring plans;
  • Ensure all reporting to local authority and other statutory agencies as required in
    conjunction with planning and licence conditions are carried out. Where
    circumstances require it, act as a liaison person for the project with respect to local
    stakeholders, including local land owners, and members of the public in the
    immediate vicinity of the site. personnel and assist in hosting site visits to the site during the construction phase;
  • Participate in and contribute to other aspects of project development such as planning, procurement, preconstruction and hand-over particularly at times when site presence is not required;
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises and other parties in the course of the Company’s activities;
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s, objectives.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Hons (Level 8) Degree in Engineering (Civil/Structural);
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Previous experience in large scale wind farm construction site management;
  • Familiar with the obligations of an employer in the management of construction sites, with respect to Health and Safety, environmental compliance and minimisation of nuisance to local residents;
  • Familiarity with and competence in contract management.

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