About the role
Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Civil Engineer to join our team to work in the West Midlands.
What you'll be doing
The role will involve the following roles and responsibilities but not limited to:
Supporting the Design & Engineering Manager (Sublot or Discipline lead) to deliver a fully integrated and coordinated design ready for construction to meet project requirements.
Interaction across a large multi-disciplinary design team, located in the UK and overseas.
Coordination with temporary works and methods engineers to ensure that the designs take full account of the construction methodology, sequence and temporary works.
Supporting the Design Manager to ensure the role of the Designer is fulfilled in accordance with CDM2015 and ensure that a CDM Design Risk Register is maintained documenting the design actions taken with due regard to the
Principles of Prevention. This requires active use of BBV’s CDM Safetibase and engagement with HS2 operations and maintenance representatives.
Coordinating multi-disciplinary input to the design for the necessary expertise, including input from other BBV teams (internal), HS2 and external stakeholders.
Who we're looking for
The ideal person will have the following qualities and experience:
Degree Qualified Civil Engineer or similar equivalent
Excellent communication skills
Understanding of the construction environment for safe and build-able designs
Highly organised with good management and coordination skills
BBV behaviours, respecting equality and diversity
Effective team working skills
Ability to work independently, in some instances without the need for supervision
Disciplined in self checking own work and checking work of others (within area of competence)
Knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations and Designer duties
Commitment to continual improvement (to enhance organisational performance) and self-learning (CPD)
Good digital skills
Understanding of BIM Level 2 and CAD standards
Why work for us
Balfour Beatty VINCI is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging railway project in Europe: HS2.
We are building the West Midlands section of HS2’s Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people in the area to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 through the West Midlands area and are looking for a wide range of experts to join the team and support this unique, ground breaking project.
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.
You could help us build that civil infrastructure:
42 viaducts totaling over 11km, 66 over-bridges;
More than 35 cuttings reaching over 30km;
56 culverts and other under-bridges;
66 embankments reaching over 33km;
Building four motorway crossings requiring box structures and six interfaces with the existing rail requiring both dive-under and over-bridge structures.
Balfour Beatty Vinci is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures creating unrivaled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond. In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered a number of key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure. Our partnership - between two of the world's largest construction companies - creates unrivaled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.
Job Reference: BBV00046