Job Ref: 02719 Recruiter: Paul Sinnott
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: Construction, Salary Range: €Negotiable

Job Description

Site Agent (DUBLIN)

kppm are looking to recruit a Site Agent (Dublin) for our client one of the leading Construction Companies in Ireland with a strong focus on client satisfaction working with clients on their construction projects in the following industries: Commercial/Mixed Use, Retail, Large Scale Residential, Healthcare, Educational and Hotel and Leisure, New builds, Refurbishments and Restoration.

The Site Agent has overall responsibility for a specific site, typically a large scale project. Is the construction leader on the ground. Manages the overall day to day supervision of the construction site. He/she will monitor the preparation of the site prior to the project launch and oversee the safe and efficient operation of the site throughout the construction phase.


Participates in compiling the initial programme and have a full awareness of weekly targets
Plans and oversees the site setup, ensuring that the appropriate facilities are in place prior to the project launch
Manages the relationship with the sub-contractors while working onsite
Takes ownership for ensuring that HSEQS protocols are adhered to on sites at all times
Maintains quality control procedures at all times
Ensures that the TWR is in place and is up to date
Monitors onsite energy and waste data
Is responsible for ensuring an efficient registration system is in place to monitor all individuals entering and leaving the site
Flags any issues with the Contract Management/Commercial Teams, which have the potential to have an impact on the effective delivery of the project – I.e. materials, works schedules, resources, H&S matters or issues relating to cost or delivery schedule
Drives the pace of the project and plans the work in the field
Coordinates and priorities the sequence of activities on site
Manages a team of foremen and other site staff
Leads the whiteboard meetings
Ensures that all employees adhere to appropriate protocols in the event of an incident onsite.
Able to relate company commercial strategy to own activities
Operates the site on a holistic ‘cradle to grave’ project management approach.
Be able to communicate the site requirements to the commercial team and achieve the most economical reasonable solution bearing in mind commercial constraints
Drive the project programme
Delegate responsibilities to suitable site staff
Manage information and record of relevant contemporaneous records
Follows the PEP as a means of ensuring that work is carried out on time and on budget

Experience & Skills

Strong People Management experience
Knowledge of good industrial relations practices
Ability to deal with conflicting priorities and difficult stakeholders, particularly sub-contractors
Ability to communicates with colleagues and clients in a warm and persuasive way both formally and informally and able to alter style and method to suit audience
Can build consensus
Strong people skills and able to manage a variety of subcontractor supervision
In excess of ten years’ experience working across a range of sectoral projects
Experience of leading others and track record of delivering medium to large scale projects.
Ability to prioritise and make prompt decisions in the interests of the project
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all the trades required on site, codes of practice relating to them and their specific requirements
Experience building credibility with contractors by treating them with respect
Calm under pressure
Leads by example

Education and Experience

Suitable candidates must have a Trades or Technical background or Degree in Project Management (Desirable)
IOSH or equivalent H&S management training
Temporary Works & Excavation Safety
Permitting requirements for live energy works
Working at Heights & Scaffolding
Lifting & Cranage operations
Other HSEQS training as per site HSE plan
New technology in Construction systems
Understanding of the BIM strategy
This is a full-time staff position and salary is €Negotiable depending on experience.

For further information or to apply please contact Paul Sinnott at kppm in Dublin on 086 043 8665

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