About the role
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Site Engineer to join our Highways team to work in Reading.
To undertake Site Engineering control and implementation of works on site, including monitoring and reporting of progress.
What you'll be doing
Live the Balfour Beatty Values
Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
Support the delivery of CSUK’s Sustainability activities
Health Safety & Environmental
Production of Task Briefing Sheets
Contribution to production of Permit to Dig, including briefing to the workforce
Carries out associated briefings
Carries out Safety Inspections
Hazard Identification and contribution to development of Safe System of Work
Setting out from primary control provided by others
The provision of sketches detailing the setting out information installed
Maintain survey equipment including registers of equipment and testing regimes
Read and determine information from drawings, schedules and specification
Production of as-built drawings & records for every element of the works involved in
Completion of Quality Check Sheets and production of information for Handover Documentation in a timely manner in line with programme
Maintaining accurate records – Daily Diary, photographs, records of site discussions
Measures actual materials used and reconciles with theoretical measure, reporting and investigating reasons for differences
Works to Weekly Programme (drafted by others) and marks up progress achieved weekly
Contributes to collection of data for Key Performance Indicators, including reasons for difference
Production of accurate daily diary of resources, including labour, plant, materials, subcontractors and outputs
Produces weekly measure. Take offs and schedules materials accurately, producing accurate and clear requisitions, following through to delivery
Understands what is classified as additional work and understands how to record this
Familiar with actual resourcing levels versus budget and reporting of reasons for difference
Who we're looking for
Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately
Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes
Strong work ethic with flexibility to work unsociable hours/nights
Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility
Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card
Must be a good team player, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
Health Safety & Environmental
Understands Permit to Dig System
Setting out techniques – ability to use level & EDM, plus GPS
Able to report issues with control and information provided
Reads and understands drawings and schedules
Understands Activity Control Plans and production of resultant information for handover file
Strong understanding of construction tolerances
Awareness and use of Specification and other Contract documents
Able to produce detailed documentation for handover of completed works
Able to take off and schedule material quantities accurately
Knowledge of specification and contract documents
Understands what constitutes additional works
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.
Our Highways Business Unit maintain, manage and operate major highway networks across the UK and support local authorities creating communities where people want to live, work and play.
We provide high quality asset strategy, management and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers. We also provide specialist, reliable, sustainable and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK.
We create safe, flexible and dynamic public spaces. We are right at the heart of a vital place-shaping agenda that brings together local authorities, local communities, central government and the private sector.
The essential work is to keep daily life moving!
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). 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.co.uk 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: UK15484