Site Agent job in Bristol

Site Agent job in Bristol

Are you a Site Agent looking to progress in your career?

Does the sound of working in a fast paced environment for a client with a strong pipeline of work appeal to you?

Do you hold a civil engineering qualification and have a minimum of 5 years experience working for a regional contractor?


Then get in touch!

My client is a specialist construction and civil engineering contractor with a record of fast track, innovative and sustainable delivery solutions. They have earned a reputation for quality and reliability backed up by long-term relationships with many clients and consultants.

Their combined specialisms enable them to offer a wide range of disciplines enabling them to take on new build, fit-out, restoration and refurbishment as well as a comprehensive range of civil engineering services. Projects range from large multi-million pound design & build developments, complex supermarkets and shopping malls through to infrastructure works for residential developments, flood alleviation facilities, bridges and pedestrianisation schemes.

Due to continued growth they are looking for a Site Agent to join them on a permanent basis. Ideally you will hold a professional civil engineering qualification and have a minimum of 5 years previous experience as a Site Engineer. This position would suit someone currently working for a regional contractor who has experience overseeing a team as a number one and is looking to progress in their career. You will be a confident leader and be prepared to travel to projects within an hour of Bristol.

Competitive salary & package.

Buyer job in Bristol

Buyer job in Bristol

Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Buyer working as part of an experienced team?

Do you like the idea of working for a growing division on exciting residential projects?

Are you driven by working in a fast paced environment building a quality product?

Buyer job in BristolMy client aims to provide the highest standard of design, construction and customer service in the business, resulting in a host of major industry awards in recent years. For the fourth year running they are the highest quality major national housebuilder, having been awarded an exclusive ‘5 Star Housebuilder Award*’ by the Homebuilders Federation. They are proud to have been named Housebuilder of the Year at the industry’s most prestigious annual awards.

As a result they are looking for a Buyer to join their busy team. You will be experienced in the residential sector, ideally with a volume housebuilder, although this is not essential.  As the Buyer your main responsibility will be to manage an efficient materials purchasing process on sites.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of all procurement duties and exercises.
  • Be aware of new materials to the market which would assist the business.
  • Schedule and place material and plant orders with Group National Suppliers where appropriate or general suppliers, optimising cost and quality.
  • Attend internal pre-start meetings and team meetings as required.
  • Check Architects/Engineers drawings for discrepancies and compliance with the required material specification. Thereafter resolving any queries with the relevant consultants/ Technical Department.
  • Ensure correct specifications are being used.
  • Produce material cost schedules and budgets with cost codes for new sites and as required, and to review material cost codes to ensure budgets are not exceeded.
  • Produce schedules for material enquiries, sending to suppliers for costing and assessing quotations and supplier’s schedules to ensure they are correct, prior to placing the respective orders.
  • Provide site material accruals on a monthly basis.
  • Compile quarterly material valuations for presentation to the Surveyor to be incorporated in the respective valuation meetings.
  • Carry out material on site checks and produce reports as required.

Competitive salary and package available








PROJECT MANAGER JOB IN OXFORDSHIRE – Kingston Barnes are recruiting an experienced Project Manager for an exclusive client of ours. Ideally, we are looking for candidates with both new build and refurbishment experience with a background in principal building contracting.

Our client is a top regional contractor with a strong presence throughout the South-West.  They have an excellent track record of delivering quality building projects in a vast array of sectors including Care Homes, Education, Healthcare, Commercial, Housing, Leisure, Retail and Industrial from £1m-£15m. They predominantly work throughout the South-West but typically within 1 hour of Bristol. They work on a variety of frameworks and also on negotiated and competitively tendered basis. Their name is synonymous with quality, seamless delivery, building relationships and ensuring customer satisfaction and collaboration is at the heart of the business, hence why they have such a high rate of repeat business.

In order to be successful in this position it is crucial you have a proven track record of working as a Project Manager for a regional contractor, delivering projects on time and to budget. You will have experience of running design & build projects up to £12m including steel frame & multi storey. A can do attitude and strong work ethic is required as well as an excellent communicator, especially face to face with clients.

Due to a recently awarded contract they are looking for a Project Manager to start in the New Year to run a £5m education project in Oxfordshire. Ideally you will be Wiltshire/Oxfordshire based as they have several projects in the area to follow.

Essential health & safety qualifications include SMSTS, CSCS and First Aid at Work

In return, our client is offering a fantastic salary and package that can be fairly flexible for the right individual, as well as the opportunity to progress and grow within the company.

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Site Manager Job in Bristol

Site Manager Job in Bristol

Are you a Site Manager looking for an opportunity in a fast paced, progressive environment with one of the company’s top twenty fit out contractors?

Are you tired of your current position and looking for a fresh start with one of the companies most trusted names in fit out and refurbishment services?

Site Manager Job in Bristol: My Client are one of the most trusted, experienced and accomplished fit out contractors with the skills, capacity and resources to deliver results nationwide, last year turning over an impressive £53 million. They serve a broad range of clients to include: hotels, restaurants, pubs and bars, offices and banks, whilst retaining a strong representation in the retail and food clothing sectors.

They work on a national basis providing full UK coverage, they’ve established a reputation for excellence throughout the sectors they serve and are renowned for reliable, accurate fulfilment and delivery to project deadlines. They currently employ more than 100 people in a variety of full-time roles that encompasses their offices and workshop facilities at their Bristol headquarters.

Do you have what it takes to fulfil this exciting opportunity?

My Client are looking for a confident, take charge individual with the ability to oversee projects to a strict deadline. You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the retail or refurbishment sectors, with a background in carpentry.

This position may involve staying away from home on occasions someone knowledgeable in the use of IT, predominantly Excel.

If you are interested in applying please get in contact with Bradley Sercombe on;

O: 0117 325 2233

M: 0782 460 1147


Kingston Barnes is a construction recruitment agency. Our deep-rooted knowledge of the industry means we have insight into which companies will enable you to achieve your career ambitions. We recruit for a number of developers, contractors & consultancies. If you are looking for a Quantity Surveyor job in Bristol, then please contact our experienced consultants to discuss your career aspirations on 0117 325 2233.

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