Site Agent - Shafts & Tunnels


Site Agent – Shafts & Tunnels

Bethell Construction Limited - Staff

Location: Kearsley, Greater Manchester (M261GE) with travel to sites across the Northwest

Who Are Bethell?

We are a Manchester based civil engineering and utility services group, continuing our major expansion plans in 2023 targeting a strengthening of its workforce by up to 20%. Bethell, which has operated in the Northwest for over 150 years, has a significant number of framework contracts with Highways, Water, Local Authorities and key infrastructure clients. We are an equal opportunities employer and have been accredited with both Investors in People and The Workplace Wellbeing Charter. We offer accredited training to colleagues who wish to develop themselves professionally and grow their skillsets.

With continued long-term frameworks in place, we offer guaranteed continuity of work in the northwest area of England, a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

What Will The Role Involve?

Bethell currently have an exciting opportunity for a Site Agent to join our No Dig Solutions division, with the main task of taking responsibility for the performance of our No Dig business unit site-based operations.

As our new Site Agent, you will possess skills that exhibit excellent health and safety standards, programme achievement, high quality standards, profit responsibility and other specific outcomes set out in the client’s brief. You will work collaboratively with our main works teams, internal staff, sub-contractors, operatives and other professionals to support the performance outcomes of each project.

As the Site Agent for our No Dig projects, you will develop and ensure implementation of robust safe systems of work, and implement all necessary safety measures on site to ensure that workplaces are safe. You will carry out regular on-site inspections to ensure Quality standards are being maintained. This will include investigation, reporting and closing out all non-conformance issues. In your position, it is a main duty to motivate the site workforce accordingly to ensure that the project meets its objectives.

What Key Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?

Minimum 5 years’ experience in a site supervisory role

Temporary Works Supervisor accreditation

SEATS accreditation (Site Environmental)

SMSTS 5-day accreditation

Degree or HND equivalent in civil engineering

Experience in excavation, shafts, tunnels, auger bore, excavations, concreting

A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Project software is essential.

What is in it for you?

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skillset required, then please apply online and complete the application process. We reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date should the need occur, therefore we advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision over the coming years.

Bethell Group are an equal opportunities employer and actively recruit for members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and their families, having recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant.

Bethell Group PLC have select relationships with recruitment agencies. All roles are filled internally, but do use a Preferred Supply Chain should we require assistance. We therefore ask politely that recruitment agencies refrain from contacting our Talent Acquisition Manager, Commercial Managers and Managing Operational staff regarding roles advertised. Any CV’s that are sent through unsolicited will be discounted from any roles.

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