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Civils Site Agent

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Blantyre

Civils Site Agent
Base office Glasgow
Typically, 3 days on site, 2 days at the office or home
Covering projects across Scotland 
SF 43875


Be where you matter

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Site Agent supporting projects across Scotland. 
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility




The Site Agent role is based within our Rail business area 


Babcock Rail is the largest conventional plain line track renewals company in the country with over 50% of the market. With our partners Alstom and Costain, under the ABC Electrification joint venture, we are also one of the largest electrification companies in the UK.


The role


The difference our new Site Agent will make


As a Site Agent, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll be a key part of complex track renewals projects across Network Rail’s infrastructure. 


Day to day, you’ll manage a team of staff and sub-contractors to ensure that all project work undertaken is within Railway Group and Network Rail Line Standards. Projects under your control will be delivered to the required quality, in a timeous and effective manner, following full co-ordination of the construction with the Project Engineering and Project Management functions.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 

Essential experience


•    In depth knowledge of Network Rail Group and Line Standards.
•    Excellent understanding of Rules & Regulations, H.A.S.A.W and other appropriate regulations.
•    Experience in working in the operational railway environment 
•    Relevant Civil Engineer qualifications. 


What we offer


Generous benefits including:


•    Generous holiday allowance. 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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