Sub Agent in Thetford

Location: Thetford
Salary: £5.00 per hour
Recruiter: BAM Nuttall
Job Hours: Full-time

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Sub Agent

We require a Sub Agent to work on one of our projects undertaking capital maintenance works to Environment Agency (EA) owned Flood Defence Assets in the East Anglia area, primarily around the East Norfolk coast. BAM will develop and lead the programme of works, including some D & B projects, following the priorities identified by the EA. The works will include small maintenance projects up to and including larger capital replacement projects. Duration of work is potentially 10 years so great for those seeking a long term local opportunity.

As a Sub Agent, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Following schemes through their entire life cycle, from design development, pricing agreement to construction on site.
  • Working on the stage 1 design development with our client to set agreed designs and prices for the portfolio of work. Liaison with the supply chain. Site visits to look at future site layouts and access routes.
  • Production of buildability statements.
  • Supporting the scheme agents as required.
  • Set a personal example in health, safety and environmental matters by ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures through method statements, risk assessments and briefings.
  • Manage, supervise and mentor section, site and assistant engineers to ensure high levels of engineering control and generation of appropriate records.
  • Maintain good working relationship with RE staff and supply chain.
  • Adopt and promote a cost-conscious attitude through efficient use of company resources.
  • Support the agent as required in operating the cost management system, the production of programmes and QF preparation.
  • Communicate with commercial staff to ensure all records for measurement and payment purposes are prepared promptly, in appropriate form.
  • Adopt and promote the use of BIM technologies to deliver the requirements of the project BIM Execution Plan (BEP).
  • Communicate with general foreman to ensure adequate work preparation and resources availability.
  • Assist the agent as required to procure necessary materials, sub-contracts and plant in sufficient time.
  • Review with the agent regularly the performance, development and training needs of subordinate staff, including underperformance or potential resignations.
  • Advise agent of any potential commercial or contractual liabilities.

Who are we looking for?

  • Previous experience on Environment Agency or IDB water based schemes would be a benefit.
  • Some knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical would be a benefit but isnt critical.
  • Experience of working on £5m - £10m schemes would be beneficial
  • Experience of the NEC ECC 3 or 4 forms of contract
  • Some programming knowledge at 2-4 week level. Aphex/Excel or Microsoft Project

Whats in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • A wide range of family-friendly policies
  • Company car/car allowance/travel allowance
  • 8 % matched pension contributions
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • 26 days holiday
  • 2 wellbeing days
  • 1 volunteering day
  • Personal and professional development

BAM Nuttall is also committed to equality of opportunity in all its employment practices, and to developing policies that support work-life balance.


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