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8 months ago
Balfour Beatty
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Building Services
Category: Site Engineering / Management Jobs
Site Engineer

Job number: UK14205

Company/Division: Power Transmission Distribution

Career area: Project Management

Country: UK


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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Site Engineer to join our Power Transmission & Distribution business based across England and Wales.

Role purpose

Support the Project Manager /Project Engineer in their responsibility for day-to-day site-based tasks on a standard or major project(s) whilst ensuring the highest standards of safety, sustainability, environmental and quality are implemented.

What you'll be doing

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for the following:-

* Working collaboratively with the Project Manager/Project Engineer and Support Functions to deliver your tasks and enhance solid working relationships as one team across the business.
* Planning, controlling and managing the delivery of your tasks on your project(s) utilising the necessary resource and skills, within the agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality timescales and quality
* Instilling a strong safety culture and develop the capability of our project team(s) to take personal responsibility through strong visible leadership
* Driving yourself and others to comply with all business policies, procedures and governance
* Supporting the Project Manager/Project Engineer lead on developing a high performance culture of one team
* Talking positively and listen actively across the business and the people within it
* Supporting of the tender process.
* Supporting Project Manager/Project Engineer in the day to day management of client expectations whilst promoting the value we bring

Who we're looking for

The following experience/qualifications are required:-

* Knowledge of Project Management methodology;
* People Management experience;
* Commercial awareness with knowledge of both budgetary and Financial control;
* Excellent relationship management skills;
* Ability to work across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions to complex operational and commercial problems;
* Comfortable with ambiguity, able to tease out sensitive issues and lead cross-functional teams towards solutions;
* Degree Qualified in Electrical/Engineering Discipline.

The following experience/qualifications are desirable:-

* Experience of supporting delivery of Delivery of Overhead Line, Cabling or Substation schemes up to 400kV preferable;

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) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. 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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