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Utilities Engineer

Job Description

Job Description

Balfour Beatty VINCI has an exciting opportunity for a Utilities Engineer to join the Major Structures team on HS2 in Birmingham.

Role Purpose:

To provide expert knowledge, management, guidance and implementation of safe systems of work for the avoidance of underground services and management of knowledge transfer for new and located services.

What you'll be doing

  • Develop and deliver agreement in principle (AIP), asset protection and utilities design documents to conclude New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

  • Deliver requisite New Connections.

  • Pulling together a list of the temporary works required.

  • Assess methods are being used within the sublot for construction and do these have any impact on the utilities.

  • Identify the additional utility assets that need to be diverted/protected/assured/removed(/other).

  • Undertake checks at all compound locations for any diversions that are necessary.

  • Ensure consistency between all documents and ensure that all utilities are accounted for and the Utility Provider is known, including contact details.

  • Review and raise Technical Queries to ensure clarity of requirements. Manage and maintain the construction readiness process and checklists.

Candidate Description

  • Practical on-site experience delivering construction projects, including the management of utilities - diversion, removal, protection, assurance.

  • Strong critical evaluation skills, problem solving, interpersonal and team-working skills

  • CDM awareness

  • SSSTS / SMSTS Qualification

Employer Description

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., 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.