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Senior Civil & Temporary Works Designer


Balfour Beatty
Location: Derby
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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Senior Civil & Temporary Works Designer


Job number: UK15632

Company/Division: Power Transmission Distribution

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 Senior Civil & Temporary Works Designer to join our Power Transmission & Distribution business based in Derby.

Role Purpose:

* To work with project team, designers and subcontractors through the design phase to deliver the safe and suitable scope of works in line with the project objectives;
Take responsibility for the design delivery and design suitability for works across Power T&D construction projects. Provide advice as to the constructability and sequencing of civil design and temporary works designs for Power T&D business around Cabling, Overhead Lines and Substations.

What you'll be doing

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:

* Reinforced Concrete design and detailing;
* Construction site layouts and CDM implementation;
* Excavation support for tower foundations or cable trenches;
* Formwork and setting templates for reinforced concrete foundations;
Piling and Crane Platforms;
* Access roads design and traffic management plans;
* Checks on Protective scaffolds for roads, railways and third-party property;
* Catenary Support System (in-house system used in place of scaffold);
* Backstays and temporary steelwork for tower support;
* Temporary overhead line diversions;
* To identify competent designers and contractors for installation of each type of temporary works, and to coordinate and supervise their work;
* To perform/assist with the production of in-house temporary works design;
Assist in the management of the tender process, understand and interpret scope of works, provide advice and opinion;
* Undertake check function for design calculations performed by other engineering colleagues.

Who we're looking for

* Degree level education or equivalent with formal training in civil engineering and/or geotechnical engineering;
* Strong, proven post-graduate experience in the civil engineering industry;
* Experience of the supervision of sub-consultants or subcontractors;
* Proven experience of the design of civil engineering works;
* Strong, proven experience of the management of design of civil or geotechnical engineering works;
* Experience in the design and checking of temporary works for civil engineering projects;
* IT Literate (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, CAD).

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our skilled and dedicated teams deliver a range of proactive and reactive services which support a reliable and safe supply of power flowing to millions of homes and businesses around the world. Our contracts range from GBP50,000 schemes to GBP100 million plus major projects.

Our people are our biggest asset and we focus on recruiting, training and developing the people who can apply innovation to deliver the infrastructure of the future. We nurture these talents, offer a great benefits package and continually invest in developing the skills of our people at every level.

About us

Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions.

With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the worlds most ambitious power transmission and distribution 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.
Senior Civil & Temporary Works Designer


Job number: UK15632

Company/Division: Power Transmission Distribution

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 Senior Civil & Temporary Works Designer to join our Power Transmission & Distribution business based in Derby.

Role Purpose:

* To work with project team, designers and subcontractors through the design phase to deliver the safe and suitable scope of works in line with the project objectives;
Take responsibility for the design delivery and design suitability for works across Power T&D construction projects. Provide advice as to the constructability and sequencing of civil design and temporary works designs for Power T&D business around Cabling, Overhead Lines and Substations.

What you'll be doing

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:

* Reinforced Concrete design and detailing;
* Construction site layouts and CDM implementation;
* Excavation support for tower foundations or cable trenches;
* Formwork and setting templates for reinforced concrete foundations;
Piling and Crane Platforms;
* Access roads design and traffic management plans;
* Checks on Protective scaffolds for roads, railways and third-party property;
* Catenary Support System (in-house system used in place of scaffold);
* Backstays and temporary steelwork for tower support;
* Temporary overhead line diversions;
* To identify competent designers and contractors for installation of each type of temporary works, and to coordinate and supervise their work;
* To perform/assist with the production of in-house temporary works design;
Assist in the management of the tender process, understand and interpret scope of works, provide advice and opinion;
* Undertake check function for design calculations performed by other engineering colleagues.

Who we're looking for

* Degree level education or equivalent with formal training in civil engineering and/or geotechnical engineering;
* Strong, proven post-graduate experience in the civil engineering industry;
* Experience of the supervision of sub-consultants or subcontractors;
* Proven experience of the design of civil engineering works;
* Strong, proven experience of the management of design of civil or geotechnical engineering works;
* Experience in the design and checking of temporary works for civil engineering projects;
* IT Literate (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, CAD).

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our skilled and dedicated teams deliver a range of proactive and reactive services which support a reliable and safe supply of power flowing to millions of homes and businesses around the world. Our contracts range from GBP50,000 schemes to GBP100 million plus major projects.

Our people are our biggest asset and we focus on recruiting, training and developing the people who can apply innovation to deliver the infrastructure of the future. We nurture these talents, offer a great benefits package and continually invest in developing the skills of our people at every level.

About us

Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions.

With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the worlds most ambitious power transmission and distribution 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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