Section Engineer
Balfour Beatty

About £33,000 - £47,000 a year

About the role
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Section Engineer to join our Gas & Water business unit to work in Exeter.

Role Purpose

To manage and execute the safe and efficient delivery of an individual contract by working with a team of engineers. Interaction with foremen / quantity surveyors and/or subcontractors will be required. Hold a level of responsibility for safety, quality, financial performance, programme adherence and client satisfaction.

What you'll be doing
As a Section Engineer, your main accountabilities will be as follows:

Client satisfaction on the contract.
Safety performance of contract.
Lead by example & ensure compliance with industry and company standards
Ensure a project quality plan is developed and implemented.
Inputs into the control of costs of contract.
Keeps accurate and detailed records relating to all changes on the contract
Ensure the operational and commercial success of an individual contract.
Delivery of contract to agreed programme.
Lead and direct the team, promoting a positive culture through inspirational leadership.
Support winning the work activities.

Who we're looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:
5 day CITB Site Safety Management Training – SMSTS
Personal Track Safety, COSS/IWA
CSCS Site Manager
IT skills to enable Use of Project Management software, letter writing, simple spreadsheet manipulation, emailing and accessing intranet-based Management System
Full UK driving license
Continual Professional Development

The following qualities/experience are desirable:
HNC / Degree in Construction related subject
Progressing towards chartered status
Extensive industry experience in setting out engineering

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.

About us
Balfour Beatty’s Gas & Water teams work in the UK and internationally, providing expertise and experience to support a stable and safe supply of these vital services.

Working on long-term, large-scale contracts, we build close, collaborative relationships with our clients. Our teams bring technical knowledge and in-depth industry experience to projects, provide exceptional customer service and introduce innovative approaches to minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and the environment.

Our water operations cover the whole lifecycle of networks, including clean and waste water mains, metering, treatment facilities and other essential infrastructure. Working closely with the supply chain, we employ industry-leading approaches like BIM and offsite construction to bring cost and time efficiencies to projects.

In the gas sector, we work to expand and renew underground mains, often in busy and high-impact residential and commercial areas. We work closely with clients to manage and plan work intelligently in these areas, minimising the impact this essential work has on local communities.

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 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.

Job Reference: UK14499