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Project Engineer


Balfour Beatty
Location: Derby
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Site Engineering / Management Jobs
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Project Engineer


Job number: UK16077

Company/Division: Construction Services UK

Career area: Design Engineering

Country: UK


Location:

UK, East Midlands, Derby


Contract type:

Permanent

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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a PROJECT ENGINEER join our Plant & Fleet business unit to work in Derby.

Role Purpose:

* Reporting directly to the Head of Engineering, the Project Engineer shall manage complex engineering projects across a broad range of business units and markets. Responsible for delivering value and customer satisfaction through innovation and engineering development.
* The Project Engineer plays a pivotal role within the engineering function proactively identifying opportunities to expose the teams capabilities, strengthen the engineering function and increase the capacity of specialist projects in flight.

What you'll be doing

You will have the following accountabilities:

* Identify opportunities to introduce specialist and non-specialist products through evolutionary and revolutionary innovation for Plant & Fleet to add value and to strengthen Plant & Fleet portfolio
* Translate business opportunities into feasible business cases and project plans
* Negotiate and secure investment leveraging stakeholder engagement to expedite approvals and project assurance
* Initiate, manager and lead complex engineering projects proactively engaging with the client to de-risk, maximise customer satisfaction and add value through safety, automation, return on investment and the engineering functions brand
* Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels and with strategic business units to promote awareness for engineering functions capabilities and to increase throughput of tangible projects

Who we're looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience:

Essential

* Experience of managing engineering projects with a strong ethic on managing risk, budget, safety and quality
* Experience and demonstrate competence in hazard identification and mitigation techniques/procedures
* Engineering qualification at degree level
* Previous experience of client and stakeholder management
* Experience of managing project budgets

Desirable

* Registered on a professional development scheme working toward professional status
* Project Management Qualification (APMP, PRINCE 2 etc.)
* Firm understanding of and belief to drive health & safety principles in line with Balfour Beattys Zero Harm philosophy
* Dynamic, open, honest and willing to develop own skills particularly managing personnel and commercial awareness.

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 Plant & Fleet Services provides whole life fleet management and plant & equipment hire solutions to the Balfour Beatty Group.

Supplying over 8,000 cars, LCVs, and HGVs, as well as specialist plant and equipment, our teams have an intimate and up-to-date knowledge of the plant and fleet industry.

From specifying bespoke vehicles and equipment, to organising lease agreements, mobilising new contracts and delivering driver risk training, Plant & Fleet supports Balfour Beattys projects across the UK with an industry leading fleet of Zero Harm and sustainably specified equipment. This allows Balfour Beattys contract teams to focus on what they do best successfully delivering essential infrastructure projects.

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 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.
Project Engineer


Job number: UK16077

Company/Division: Construction Services UK

Career area: Design Engineering

Country: UK


Location:

UK, East Midlands, Derby


Contract type:

Permanent

Apply Now

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a PROJECT ENGINEER join our Plant & Fleet business unit to work in Derby.

Role Purpose:

* Reporting directly to the Head of Engineering, the Project Engineer shall manage complex engineering projects across a broad range of business units and markets. Responsible for delivering value and customer satisfaction through innovation and engineering development.
* The Project Engineer plays a pivotal role within the engineering function proactively identifying opportunities to expose the teams capabilities, strengthen the engineering function and increase the capacity of specialist projects in flight.

What you'll be doing

You will have the following accountabilities:

* Identify opportunities to introduce specialist and non-specialist products through evolutionary and revolutionary innovation for Plant & Fleet to add value and to strengthen Plant & Fleet portfolio
* Translate business opportunities into feasible business cases and project plans
* Negotiate and secure investment leveraging stakeholder engagement to expedite approvals and project assurance
* Initiate, manager and lead complex engineering projects proactively engaging with the client to de-risk, maximise customer satisfaction and add value through safety, automation, return on investment and the engineering functions brand
* Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels and with strategic business units to promote awareness for engineering functions capabilities and to increase throughput of tangible projects

Who we're looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience:

Essential

* Experience of managing engineering projects with a strong ethic on managing risk, budget, safety and quality
* Experience and demonstrate competence in hazard identification and mitigation techniques/procedures
* Engineering qualification at degree level
* Previous experience of client and stakeholder management
* Experience of managing project budgets

Desirable

* Registered on a professional development scheme working toward professional status
* Project Management Qualification (APMP, PRINCE 2 etc.)
* Firm understanding of and belief to drive health & safety principles in line with Balfour Beattys Zero Harm philosophy
* Dynamic, open, honest and willing to develop own skills particularly managing personnel and commercial awareness.

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 Plant & Fleet Services provides whole life fleet management and plant & equipment hire solutions to the Balfour Beatty Group.

Supplying over 8,000 cars, LCVs, and HGVs, as well as specialist plant and equipment, our teams have an intimate and up-to-date knowledge of the plant and fleet industry.

From specifying bespoke vehicles and equipment, to organising lease agreements, mobilising new contracts and delivering driver risk training, Plant & Fleet supports Balfour Beattys projects across the UK with an industry leading fleet of Zero Harm and sustainably specified equipment. This allows Balfour Beattys contract teams to focus on what they do best successfully delivering essential infrastructure projects.

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 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.
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