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Overview: As a Site Agent for a R 10 million civil construction project involving the construction of a wastewater treatment works, you will play a pivotal role in managing the site, overseeing construction activities, and ensuring successful project completion. Your responsibilities will encompass various construction-related duties, community liaison, documentation management, and hands-on supervision of the workforce.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Project Management:

    • Lead and manage all aspects of a R 10 million water treatment plant project.
    • Ensure adherence to project timelines, construction planning, procurement, budget, and quality standards.
  2. Supervision and Leadership:

    • Supervise and provide leadership to on-site foremen and construction teams.
    • Oversee excavation, surveying, setting out, concrete work, formwork, and concrete reinforcing.
  3. Documentation Management:

    • Handle all project-related documentation, including permits, drawings, schedules, and reports.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of project activities.
  4. Community Liaison:

    • Act as a liaison between the project manger, CLO and workforce.
    • Address community concerns and ensure open communication channels in team work with the community liaison officer.
  5. Hands-On Construction:

    • Demonstrate a hands-on approach to construction activities, ensuring quality and safety standards are met.
    • Personally handle tasks such as excavation, surveying, and concrete work as needed.
  6. Quality Assurance:

    • Implement and enforce quality control measures to ensure compliance with engineering standards.
    • Conduct regular inspections to identify and resolve issues promptly.
  7. Civil Engineering Expertise:

    • Utilize civil engineering knowledge to oversee and troubleshoot engineering aspects of the project.
    • Provide technical guidance to the construction team.
  8. Technical Expertise:

    • Surveying
    • Excavation monitoring and control
    • Reinforcing and bending schedules
    • Placing of the concrete and working to the required finish
    • Formwork of concrete structures
    • Constructing Löffelstein, ensuring precise installation and alignment.
    • Internal roads and paving
  9. Safety Compliance:

    • Enforce and monitor safety protocols to guarantee a secure working environment.
    • Conduct regular safety meetings and training sessions.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Preferably a National Diploma in Civil Engineering or similar in related field.
  • 10 years + experience for people without qualifications
  • Proven experience managing civil construction projects, particularly in wastewater treatment works.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction methods, concrete work, and Löffelstein wall construction.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Hands-on experience with construction tasks and equipment.
  • Familiarity with local regulations and permitting processes.
  • Ability to handle documentation and project management software.

    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: Hammanskraal
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:£- £ per hour