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Structural Design Manager


Balfour Beatty
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
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Structural Design Manager


Job number: BBV00634

Company/Division: HS2

Career area: Design Engineering

Country: UK


Location:

UK, West Midlands, Birmingham


Contract type:

Permanent

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About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a Structural Design Manager to join our team to work in Birmingham.

Role Purpose:

* Providing appropriate challenge for safe and cost-effective solutions.
* Providing technical support to design management for Permanent and Temporary works
* Lead review of route wide structural deliverables.
* Management of opportunities and risks.

What you'll be doing

Oversee the design development of structures (bridges, viaducts, tunnels,...) for one or several sublots and provide expertise to solve technical issues.
Oversee the management of risk and opportunity relating to design and construction of structures
Provide technical expertise to ensure realisation of opportunities and management of risks.
Technical Assurance checks and reviews of structural work forming part of the permanent design, with appropriate challenge for cost efficient solutions.
Follow the required BBV assurance processes.
Technical Assurance role (check and reviews) of design deliverables.
Liaise with the CAT3 checker as required for independent assurance processes.
Advise on construction methods.
Maintain links with specialist subcontractors/experts, in particular within-Group expertise.
Maintain a high degree of technical competence and an awareness of current sources of external, practical, cost-effective design and construction advice.
Provide technical support and management of structural aspects to the wider BBV team.
Collaborate relentlessly.
Ensure a relentless focus on Health, Safety and Welfare.

Who we're looking for

Qualified Civil Engineer
Significant experience at a senior level in consultancy and/or a main contractor or specialist civil contractor
Experience of risk identification, quantification and mitigation
Broad experience of all aspects of civil engineering, especially structural calculation
Experience and confidence to constructively challenge to optimise design solutions which balance project requirements, risks and constraints
BBV behaviours, respecting equality and diversity
People management skills, effective delegation, mentoring, coaching and developing others
Working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations
Large scale linear project experience (eg rail, highway or similar).

Why work for us

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

About us

Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure.

Apply Now
Structural Design Manager


Job number: BBV00634

Company/Division: HS2

Career area: Design Engineering

Country: UK


Location:

UK, West Midlands, Birmingham


Contract type:

Permanent

Apply Now

About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a Structural Design Manager to join our team to work in Birmingham.

Role Purpose:

* Providing appropriate challenge for safe and cost-effective solutions.
* Providing technical support to design management for Permanent and Temporary works
* Lead review of route wide structural deliverables.
* Management of opportunities and risks.

What you'll be doing

Oversee the design development of structures (bridges, viaducts, tunnels,...) for one or several sublots and provide expertise to solve technical issues.
Oversee the management of risk and opportunity relating to design and construction of structures
Provide technical expertise to ensure realisation of opportunities and management of risks.
Technical Assurance checks and reviews of structural work forming part of the permanent design, with appropriate challenge for cost efficient solutions.
Follow the required BBV assurance processes.
Technical Assurance role (check and reviews) of design deliverables.
Liaise with the CAT3 checker as required for independent assurance processes.
Advise on construction methods.
Maintain links with specialist subcontractors/experts, in particular within-Group expertise.
Maintain a high degree of technical competence and an awareness of current sources of external, practical, cost-effective design and construction advice.
Provide technical support and management of structural aspects to the wider BBV team.
Collaborate relentlessly.
Ensure a relentless focus on Health, Safety and Welfare.

Who we're looking for

Qualified Civil Engineer
Significant experience at a senior level in consultancy and/or a main contractor or specialist civil contractor
Experience of risk identification, quantification and mitigation
Broad experience of all aspects of civil engineering, especially structural calculation
Experience and confidence to constructively challenge to optimise design solutions which balance project requirements, risks and constraints
BBV behaviours, respecting equality and diversity
People management skills, effective delegation, mentoring, coaching and developing others
Working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations
Large scale linear project experience (eg rail, highway or similar).

Why work for us

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

About us

Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure.

Apply Now
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