Site Agent



Closes 31/05/2024

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Are you an enthusiastic team player?

Can you deliver exceptional results on a range of projects?

Do you to make a difference in a growing region?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Site Agent to join our Story Scotland division, based from our Blantyre office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Role – Site Agent

Working within the Civils and Energy team, the suitable candidate will have experience of a variety of civils experience, such as reinforced concrete structures and bridges, large scale earthworks operations, land retainment, underground services/drainage, and road construction. Candidates ideally should have experience in minor civils works such has concrete remedials, bridge refurbishments and tunnel maintenance. 

The suitable candidate will be responsible for the overall management, of the project, reporting into the Project Manager, with the below the key roles and responsibilities:

Site Management:

  • Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised.
  • Assume overall responsibility for the successful delivery of projects.
  • Deliver work safely and without environmental incidents.
  • Maintain specified quality standards without defects.
  • Produce and implement Project Plans, RAMS (Risk Assessment and Method Statement), ITPs (Inspection and Test Plans), and waste management plans.
  • Create and manage project programmes.
  • Handle procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure adequate resources on-site.

Client Interface:

  • Represent the business to customers, public, and third parties.
  • Deliver the end product to customer satisfaction.

Cost Control:

  • Populate and manage the cost plan for the project alongside the commercial team
  • Maximize project value.
  • Maintain detailed site diaries/records.
  • Drive out costs and challenge the status quo.


  • Produce accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally.
  • Chair weekly site meetings.


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary, pension (and company car/allowance) We show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work.

Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best.

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Considerable experience in Civil Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of NEC contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme and Risk Management, and cost control.
  • Valid CSCS manager’s card.
  • Excellent communication, people, and team management skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of IT systems, specifically Microsoft Office suite
  • SMSTS 5 Day Site Safety certified
  • Full driving licence
  • The ability to challenge in a constructive and positive manner
  • Qualified to degree level in civil engineering and / or construction or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders at all levels
  • Demonstrate the right behaviours and lead the team in line with Story values.R

Why Story Contracting?

Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’

Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.

HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.

PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.

FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.

TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.

WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Find out more about what it’s like to be part of Team Story here.

Every Story Matters

We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!

As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.

All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.

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