Lee Construction Site Agent (Road Project) Job in Kenya

We Lee Construction Limited are looking for a Site Agent for an ongoing road project.

The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded

Responsibilities for the Site Agent Job

  • Supervising and overseeing the direction of the project , ensuring that the client’s specifications and requirements are met, reviewing progress and liaising with quantity surveyors to monitor costs
  • Liaising with the client, other construction professionals and, sometimes, members of the public
  • Coordinating and supervising construction workers
  • Selecting tools and materials
  • Making safety inspections and ensuring construction and site safety
  • Checking and preparing site reports, safety reports, designs and drawings
  • Maintaining quality control procedures
  • Assessing and minimizing risk
  • Writing reports and keeping of all site correspondences
  • Assist in negotiating contracts and securing permits and licenses

Site Management

  • Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximized
  • Assume overall responsibility for the successful delivery of projects
  • Deliver the work safely and without environmental incidents
  • Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects
  • Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans and waste management plans, in line with Company procedures
  • Produce and manage the project programme and produce 2 weeks look ahead
  • Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks Client interface
  • Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official bodies
  • Deliver end product to customer satisfaction

Cost control

  • Populate and manage the cost plan for the project
  • Maximize project value
  • Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed
  • Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo
  • Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities

Reporting

  • Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally
  • Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures

Site Agent Job Qualifications

  • A Bsc. in Civil Engineering
  • Should be registered member of EBK
  • At least 8-10 years’ experience as a site agent in road construction
  • A good planner, well organized and good decision maker
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge in Ms-Project and Ms- Office
  • Should have in depth Knowledge in Roads and Bridges Construction, Concrete structures, Surface dressing & Asphalt Works

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Site Agent – Building & Road Construction) to jobs@leeconstruction.co.ke

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

 



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