Sub Agent


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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Sub Agent
Contract type
Full time permanent

Job Title: Sub Agent - Construction Projects

Location: West Cumbria

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About us:

Would you like to work for one of the most successful construction and infrastructure companies in the UK? 

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers some of the UKs most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure. Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion.

Job Title: Sub Agent - Construction Projects

Location: Sellafield Nuclear Licensed Site

About Us: Join our dynamic team as a Sub Agent, reporting to the Site Agent, and contribute to minor projects within the ISA’s Logistics and Utilities portfolio. We are seeking a candidate with an engineering background and a deep appreciation for various disciplines. This role offers an opportunity to work within the existing Sellafield nuclear licensed site, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate implementation of engineering controls and compliance with drawings and specifications.
  • Program site works with the foreman to coordinate with the overall delivery program, highlighting any issues to the Site Agent.
  • Lead the engineering team, setting working parameters and assessing their performance.
  • Promote best practices among engineers and encourage their career progression.
  • Plan and source the required plant, materials, and labor in time for project delivery.
  • Collaborate with the design team to coordinate onsite activities effectively.
  • Develop mobilization plans, project management plans, construction programs, and deliverable schedules.
  • Assist the Site Agent and procurement team in identifying sub-contract packages and selecting suitable supplier partners.
  • Oversee all aspects of temporary works in adherence to company processes and procedures.
  • Manage the site engineering team and maintain strong stakeholder relationships.

Succession Planning/Mobility:

  • Monitor and control site activities and subcontractors to ensure compliance with safety, quality, and environmental standards.
  • Promote a collaborative, one-team approach with supply chain and design partners.
  • Support the Site Agent and Project Manager in meeting delivery requirements.


  • Engineering background with an appreciation of various disciplines.
  • Degree or advanced vocational qualification with appropriate practical experience.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment, preferably within the nuclear industry.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Proven track record of successful project coordination and delivery.

Joining a growing, innovative and more than anything friendly team, you’ll be able to play your part as well as develop and learn from colleagues. Operating in the Nuclear sector for just over a decade, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers services from operational reactor support, new build and decommissioning, to nuclear defence facilities and more sensitive projects within highly regulated and secure sites. With an ever-expanding Nuclear portfolio, we are proud to support our customers in installing and maintaining existing assets. The Nuclear sector is growing, changing and an innovative environment to work and operate in. We strive to deliver operational excellence and each member of our team plays their role in that.

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.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.


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