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Morgan Sindall Construction and Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Site Agent
Contract type
Full time permanent

Site Agent 

Location: Peterborough 

Talented people are the key to our success 

*Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies.*

About us: 

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry?  

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Infrastructure business for an ambitious and talented Site Agents to work on our Werrington Project in Rail & Electrification. 

An Agent is required to lead a team planning and implementing the project mobilisation. The Agent will work closely with the HSE team and client to develop the site in accordance with the Transport and Works Act Order. Primarily the Agent will plan and develop the construction methodologies in collaboration with the supply chain and assist in the development of the Code of Construction Practice. Once mobilised the Agent will take responsibility for delivering a section of work on programme and to budget ensuring Health, Safety, the Environment and Quality are given full regard.



Werrington Grade Separation is a £200m scheme forming part of the East Coast Main Line Connectivity programme. The project intent is to  separate a major junction on the ECML by installing a dive under taking freight and local passenger services below the ECML. Morgan Sindall are Network Rail’s delivery partner for GRIP 4-6 Civils and OLE works incorporating piled retaining walls, bored tunnels, steel structures and a box jack. The project is due on site in Summer 2018 with the programme lasting until 2021.

 Key knowledge & Experience required:

  • Experience of major heavy civil engineering projects including piling, earthworks and reinforced concrete works
  • Professional / educational back ground in civil engineering
  • Experience of working in and around a rail environment

We are looking for Site Agents who 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. The ideal applicant will have previous Rail & heavy Civils experience. 

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a successful, growing and exciting team.

Read more about our Rail work here -


As a Site Agent you will:

  • Ensure accurate implementation of all engineering controls and compliance with the contract drawings and specification
  • Produce risk assessments and method statements for safe execution of the works
  • Ensure work is executed in a safe manner meeting legal guidelines set out in health safety and requirements and environmental compliance
  • Manage site activities to ensure work is completed on time and within budget
  • Manage resources to ensure work is completed to site goals and systems requirements
  • Programme works, ensuring effective and efficient utilisation of the resources’
  • Implement and monitor health and safety, quality and environment requirements and standards

Already experienced as a Site Agent, you will hold a relevant industry qualification (HND/HNC/BEng or equivalent), hold a CSCS Card and ideally a CRE Accreditation. Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering is advantageous, and P.T.S is essential.

About our Rail & Electrification Team


Our customers benefit from the multi-disciplined service we offer in the high speed and underground rail sectors with expertise covering electrification and civil engineering as well as building capabilities including structures, lineside infrastructure, station enhancements and new build.

Our team consists of more than 275 staff - including safety critical staff certified up to engineering supervisor competence level. We work across the UK and Scotland with offices in London, Ware, Rugby, Stoke and Glasgow.

We are a leading provider of construction and isolation services to the rail industry, offering design and build 25kv overhead line and light rail electrification systems, complemented by our own fleet of specialist rail plant.


Our Electrification team provides services across the UK, with a base in Ware, Hertfordshire supported by a specialist electrification training centre and plant depot at Swynnerton, Staffordshire, and Scotland depot at Larkhall, South Lanarkshire.


Our expertise is focused not only on effective project delivery but also on minimising railway user and environmental disruption through innovative working practices.  These include ‘live launch’ bridge construction - where bridges are installed while railways beneath remain operational and ‘offline’ construction and modularisation techniques within stations.



Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.


Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

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