About the role
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Section Engineer to join our Rail team to work in Crawley.
Actively manage and be responsible for the Engineering delivery and Technical Assurance of assigned projects to scope and budget ensuring that all health, safety, quality, sustainability and environmental requirements are satisfied. Co-ordinate works to align and fully integrate with other discipline works to meet programme and budget.
What you'll be doing
As a Section Engineer, your main responsibilities are as follows:
Ensure that Projects are planned and delivered to high engineering standards and fully compliant to enable delivery and timely hand back well within requirements and expectations
Develop programmes aided by staging diagrams for core work activities
Populate resource schedules in line with programme requirementsDevelop the procurement schedules for each jobSurveys, setting out, design verification and design management
Develop the CPP, WPP’s, Task Briefing Sheets & mitigation plans Integrate and contribute to ‘White Board Briefings’
Control technical budgetary; including resource, materials & equipment requirements
Effectively communicate task requirements to internal & external staff
Safety by Design reviews (construction) to confirm safety of the proposed construction works
Explore opportunity to improve the design with regard to efficiency, budget and engineering focus
Liaise with the Client, Principal Designer and Contractor’s Engineering Manager (CEM) of any concerns/technical queries regarding design data
Management of Critical Rail Temperatures (CRT) information on all sites
Ensure all interfacing activities are understood and coordinated with track activities to avoid conflict and clashes.
Process external design data into standard BBR to enable effective setting out and installation
Development of Inspection & test plans (ITPs) and ensure approval of each
Lead, direct and monitor the on-site engineering works undertaken by internal & external resource for all site works. Act as the engineering liaison with clients, sub-contractors and suppliers where required
Ensure the implementation of ITPs to monitor and record compliance of the construction works assurance that work is completed and documented complaint to Network Rail standards, specifications & company procedures
Ensure the technical assurance and compliance to standards, specifications and quality
Ensure the recording of as-built details on drawings and documents in support of the health and safety files
Produce Health & Safety file information
Identify potential variations to contract and opportunities for added value to the Agent/Project Engineer / Project Manager
Report issues and problems to Agent/Project Engineer
Effectively manage the utilisation of plant and equipment on site
Plan and optimise the work on a day to day basis
Deliver the Project to time and within cost targets, interfacing with other disciplines as appropriate
Promote and develop team working
Demonstrate personal delivery to Balfour Beatty’s behavioural “6Es”
Review new developments, techniques and working arrangements to ensure operation and sharing of best practice
Conduct investigations and produce written reports as required
Undertake projects and assignments as directed
Contribute to BBR wider development
Who we're looking for
The following qualities and experience are essential:
Minimum HND/ONC or Degree equivalent
Good on-site delivery experience
In-depth knowledge of railway civils
Up-to-date knowledge of plant and equipment
Proficient knowledge of project planning and resource management
Knowledge of ISO quality systems
PTS and COSS
Proficient in the use of surveying and gauging equipment
CAT scanning competence
Computer literate: Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook, Ms Project
CDM Regulations awareness
The following qualities and experience are desirable:
5yrs+ Technical Civils Experience
Computer literate – experience with Microsoft Project, CAD, 3D Design software
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.
Balfour Beatty Rail Limited is an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider. We offer a full range of rail infrastructure activities from high-speed rail to mass rapid transit, covering urban, rural and commuter routes, for both public and private railways.
For an example of the exciting work our rail teams undertake click here:
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: UK16800