Earthworks and Drainage Agent
Balfour Beatty
Plymouth, South West, UK, Operational Specialists, Construction Services UK
2d ago

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Earthworks and Drainage Agent to join our Regional team to work in Plymouth.

Is civil project that will involve Earthworks, Piling, and deep drainage and Structures.

What you'll be doing

As a Earthworks and Drainage Agent, your main accountabilities will be as follows :

  • Ensures that sufficient resources are allocated to the Works Section and that each has an appropriate level of ability
  • Identifies and arranges training as required
  • Sets targets and KPIs in line with Project objectives and monitors performance
  • Ensures site audits are undertaken and takes appropriate action on the findings
  • Appraises improvement options and leads / instigates actions as appropriate
  • Implements systems and processes
  • Involved in working groups focused on Improvement Areas
  • Sets targets and KPIs in line with Project / Business objectives and monitors performance
  • Carries out periodic Safety & Environment Tours as required by the Project H & S Plan
  • Leads / Reviews Accident / Incident Investigations. Reviews and appraises findings and leads / directs the appropriate action arising (TCA)
  • Appraises improvement options and leads action / instigates as appropriate
  • Leads periodic risk reviews and takes output forward to the Project Risk Register
  • Monitors effectiveness of the H & S management System
  • Keeps up to date with changes in legislation and cascades information to the team
  • Sets targets and KPIs in line with key outputs and monitors performance
  • Carry out constructive analysis of fully resourced programme
  • Manages sub-contractor performance based on KPIs
  • Sets targets and KPIs in line with budget forecast
  • Chairs weekly cost meetings and identifies improvement areas and allocates appropriate actions to team members
  • Prepares a cost plan and manages cost v value
  • Involved in the procurement of subcontractors and advises on commercial aspects / preferred attendances
  • Produces the risk schedule for section, reviews and updates
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    Who we're looking for

    The following personal qualities and experience are required :

  • Experienced in resource allocation and up skilling
  • Understands the Organisational Business Management Systems and processes
  • Understands method statements
  • Understands the principles of Accident / Incident Investigation
  • Good working knowledge of current H & S legislation
  • Able to analyse and offer improvement on a fully resourced stage programme in the accepted format / software
  • Understands sub-contractor KPIs and has experience of using them to manage performance
  • Used to setting targets in line with budget
  • Able to produce a realistic financial forecast
  • Working knowledge of the NEC and other relevant forms of contract
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

    We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

    Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme.

    Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums. Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

    Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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