Site Agent – Road Project (North Dublin)

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Direct Applicants Only

The Site Agent will oversee their site team which may comprise of, Construction Manager, Site Engineers, Site Supervisors/Foremen and sub-contractors and take full responsibility for the safe, timely execution of their project in accordance with budgetary, programme and quality requirements.


  • Ensuring that HSQE Management Systems and processes are adhered to, implemented and maintained,
  • Understand the Safety Statement and ensure that it is readily available on each site.
  • Plan, manage and deliver their project in a performance and fashion that epitomizes the company’s vision, strategy and values,
  • Plan all construction operations to ensure required deadlines will be met,
  • Adhere to Company Safety Standards and promote safety culture among the ranks throughout their project,
  • Supervise the work of staff, operatives, sub-contractors etc. and give them guidance when needed,
  • Co-ordinate required training with HSQE department,
  • Manage, direct, educate and mentor junior technical site staff,
  • Determine required resources (manpower, plant, equipment, subcontractors and materials) from commencement stage through to completion giving consideration to budgetary constraints,
  • Liaise with purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders adequately define the specified requirements,
  • Negotiate deals with suppliers and sub-contractors,
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities,
  • Ensure the project complies with all legal or regulatory requirements,
  • Communicate with the clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors etc.), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress,
  • Manage, monitor and interpret the contract documents supplied in-house and/or by our client and their representatives,
  • Co-ordination of temporary and permanent works design including obtaining the required certificates,
  • Evaluate progress on site,
  • Monitor and report to Regional Director on project particulars, including Progress, Programme, Finance, HSQE, Risks & Opportunities, all in a timely manner,
  • Develop construction budgets, forecasts to completion and resource requirements,
  • Ensure all changes to specifications, work scope and drawings are documented and that contract obligations with regards to notifications etc. are adhered to,
  • Develop Client Progress Reports, Accounts, budgets etc. in a timely manner,
  • Measurement and valuation of works complete on site (in collaboration with the project quantity surveyor where appropriate),
  • Develop and maintain client relationships to promote new business,
  • Feed information to HQ on current and completed projects as required by company procedures.


  • A degree in civil engineering to support your competency in the role,
  • A member of the relevant Professional Institution,
  • Chartered Status (or working towards it),
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience for a Site Agent,
  • Large Civils project experience (inc water, reinforced concrete),
  • Previous experience in reservoir projects would be a distinct advantage,
  • Must have full clean Irish/EU Driving Licence
  • If non EU national, must currently hold a valid in date work permit, or a Stamp 4 visa


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