Site Agent

  • Job Reference: 0397
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2024
  • Location: Reading - Arlington Business Park, 1410 Arlington Business Park, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4SA
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for a Site Agent to join our Natural Resources team based close to our sites in Reading.

Location: within commutable distance to our sites in the Reading region also covering the Thames Valley and Oxford area working with Thames Water, presence on site will be required but remote working may be available when possible
Contract: Permanent, full-time position - flexible and part-time hours may be available if desired, just let us know


As our Site Agent you'll join Kier who are a strategic partner to Thames Water Capital Frameworks across the Thames Water supply and treatment regions. Delivered by our Utilities and Infrastructure team who make up the Kier Natural Resources business unit, we deliver design & build services for new and existing Infrastructure assets (below ground) and non-Infrastructure assets (above ground).

Your day to day will include:

  • Line Management duties of Sub-Agent, Site Engineers, and Foreman
  • Implementation and monitoring of SHE policies and procedures of direct and supply chain workforce, along with site incident management / escalation
  • Plan and measure day to day work activities for effective utilisation of direct and supply chain resources to meet short-term and contract programme milestones
  • Identify opportunities to increase value through effective change management, ensuring Instructions are received and processed to realise a change to Target Cost as applicable.
  • Maintaining quality standards set out in the Project Execution Plan and Inspection and Testing Plan (ITP)

What are we looking for?

This role of Site Agent is great for you if you have:

  • Industry experience working on capital projects
  • 5 Day - Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Certificate
  • Hold full UK Driving Licence

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.