About The Role
Job Reference



Wales/South West England (site-based)

Start Date


Application Closes

30th April 2024


Competitive + Benefits

Employment Type

Permanent or Contract

Project Manager/Site Agent

About Viking

Viking is a Welsh Civil Engineering company committed to delivering excellence in engineering, quality, safety and sustainability. We are pragmatic and versatile and pride ourselves on a collaborative approach and going the extra mile for project success.

Key Responsibilities
  • Be accountable for ensuring all works are completed in full compliance with health and safety legislation and company policies and procedures
  • Support a culture which learns from incidents, near misses and mistakes, taking appropriate remedial action and holding people accountable when required to ensure that the Company meets its objectives
  • Lead on the management of projects, managing site teams and contractors and ensuring all works are managed in accordance with the contract
  • Prepare and update quality, environmental and construction phase plans
  • Write and update risk assessments and method statements
  • Plan, measure, monitor and review progress through the project’s lifespan to ensure compliance with budget and programme
  • Prepare progress reports in line with management/contract requirements
  • Work closely with the Commercial team and input into monthly financial reports (including CVRs) and budget forecasts
  • Maintain good relationships with project stakeholders
  • Bringing a safety-first attitude that is fundamental to all operations
  • Interpret and interrogate engineering drawings and specifications to ensure the works are constructed accurately and in accordance with client requirements
  • Identify risk in sufficient time to allow for the implementation of mitigation measures
  • Manage site-level change including Early Warning Notifications and Compensation Events
  • Forecast plant, labour, subcontract and material resource requirements and ensure they are available in a timely manner to meet the project programme
  • Communicate clearly and liaise with others to build good relationships and demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Take a teamwork-based approach to problem solving and operational tasks
  • Work collaboratively to administer the contract
  • Identify and implement the required environmental protection measures
  • Build a strong team work ethic and always work to enhance the Company name
  • Provide pre-contract advice on programme, buildability & risks

Qualifications and Capabilities
  • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering
  • Chartered or Incorporated Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (or commitment to work towards)
  • A strong track record of delivering projects as a Project Manager/Site Agent within the civil engineering industry.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Strong management skills and the ability to mentor and support the team
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and negotiation skills
  • Commercially astute
  • Able to interact confidently and effectively with the wider team and stakeholders
  • A working knowledge of the different standard forms of contracts, particularly NEC3 and NEC4
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 (SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams) and Microsoft Project
  • Full UK Driving Licence

  • A competitive salary
  • Company Car or car allowance
  • Company contributing pension scheme
  • Training and development
  • 24 days annual leave

Viking Civil Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all of our employees and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

If you’re interested in applying for one of our available roles, please click ‘Apply Here’, fill in your details and submit your CV. Alternatively, you can submit your application to careers@vikingce.com referencing the Job Reference and a member of our team will get in touch.