Senior Site Engineer (Civil Engineering)
Balfour Beatty
East Midlands, UK
5h ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Site Engineer to join our Design & Engineeringteam based at the Solihull office, though will be deployed to offices / sites as they are ready across N1 / N2.

Role Purpose :

The HS2, N1 / N2 project covers the northern 90km section of Phase 1 of the overall HS2 scheme to provide a new high-speed rail connection between London and the North of England.

SB3 are a joint venture incorporating Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering (BBGE) and Bachy Soletanche Ltd (BSL), and are appointed by BBV, (Balfour Beatty / Vinci JV), to deliver the geotechnical works required along the approximately 90km of route from Leamington Spa to Litchfield.

The works comprises extensive geotechnical works including :

  • Circa. 9km of Diaphragm Walls at 9 individual structures;
  • 28No. Secant / contiguous structures totalling 150,000 lin. m of piling;
  • Plunge Columns, Tension Piles, Ground Anchors, Soil Nails and Ground Improvement;
  • 103No. Piled bridges & viaducts.
  • This is a key infrastructure project and with circa 100m of spend per annum the geotechnical works is a significant element of the works for the project.

    What you'll be doing

    As a Senior Site Engineer you will :

  • Manage internal resource and subcontractors;
  • Ensure that the works are constructed in accordance with the contract and design information, drawings, specification and Project Management Plan;
  • Produce and review construction methods statements ensuring that the works are constructed efficiently and safely;
  • Produce all site documentation for delivery of the works including PMP, PVPMP, ITP, Construction Phase Management Plan etc as required;
  • Develop then work to programmes, measuring progress and productivity outputs;
  • Understand and apply the procedures and processes detailed in the project Health, Safety and Environmental plans, and to promote a safe working culture;
  • Ensuring the works are undertaken safely and in accordance with Health, Safety & Environmental legislation and the site HS&E plans.
  • Prepare and review risk assessments;
  • Support and drive behavioural safety on site;
  • Be responsible for the monitoring, progress reporting and achieving of goals for the work under his / her responsibility;
  • Anticipate and resolve problems, in particular related to engineering issues;
  • Manage construction records, O&M manuals and as built drawings;
  • Support our Customer Focus, Construction Excellence and Innovation strategy;
  • Undertake client meeting and precontract meetings.
  • Who we're looking for

    Personal Qualities and Experience :

    The following qualities / experience are essential :

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally;
  • Strong computer skills - focused on Excel / Word / PowerPoint;
  • 5 years experience in the construction industry;
  • Experience in delivery of civil engineering contracts on various scales;
  • Ability to manage multiple teams efficiently;
  • Ability to manage multiple scheme costs;
  • Ability to manage Health and Safety including Behavioural Safety;
  • Ability to lead, communicate and influence others to deliver targets;
  • SSSTS or SMSTS.
  • The following qualities / experience are desirable :

  • Experience working for a piling, ground engineering or civils subcontractor;
  • Civil Engineering Degree or equivalent preferable.
  • 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.

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