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Works Manager- Precast Segmental Viaducts

Job Description

Job Description

Balfour Beatty VINCI has an exciting opportunity for a Works Manager to join the Precast Segmental Viaducts team on HS2 in Water Orton, Birmingham., To provide management, leadership and control of a multi-disciplinary team comprising General Foremen, Section Foremen, Junior Foremen and Gangers.

What you'll be doing

  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to safety and encourages others to work safely through training, briefings and by his self-exemplarity

  • Be familiar with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety and Environmental Policies

  • Ensures that the staff and workforce receive or have access to copies of the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and associated procedures and are effectively communicated to them

  • Delivers the works in accordance with safe system of works described in the Method Statements and the Risk Assessments

  • Identifies Health, Safety and Environmental resources needs with the construction manager

  • Contributes to Accident / Incident Investigations. Reviews and directs the appropriate action arising (HFACS and Four Page Reports)

  • Complies with the relevant permits to work requirements making sure they are in place before works commences

  • Ensures that adequate first aid and welfare facilities are maintained at each site or discrete work location

  • Ensures that sufficient resources are allocated to the Works Section and that each has an appropriate level of ability

  • Able to carry out constructive analysis of fully resourced programme

  • Implements and tracks the requirements of three-week programme and coaches others in ensuring programme requirements are fully understood, suggests improvements as appropriate

  • Involved in the procurement of subcontractors and advises on commercial aspects / preferred attendances

Candidate Description

  • Experience as a works manager on Civil Engineering major construction projects

  • Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card


  • First Aider

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.