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Sub Agent - Earthworks & Drainage at Balfour Beatty

Sub Agent - Earthworks & Drainage

Balfour Beatty Lichfield, Staffordshire Full-Time
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About the role

Balfour Beatty VINCI are recruiting for a Sub Agent (Earthworks & Drainage) to work on one of their two sections of High Speed 2 in Birmingham. Reporting to the Earthworks & Drainage Agent, the Sub Agent will be responsible for leading a team of Engineers working on the UK's most prestigious infrastructure project.

This role will be based at our Cappers Lane site in Lichfield

What you'll be doing

  • Allocate tasks to Site Engineers and supervise the task completion
  • Ensure the Inspection and Test Plans, and Quality Check Sheets are completed as soon as the checks can be completed to ensure that the works are delivered to specification.
  • Participate in knowledge share events, ensures Site Engineers / Operatives are made aware of relevant information.
  • Understand construction methodology and Develop / Approve relevant procedures specific to the area of works.
  • In association with the Section Foreman, assess the plant and resource requirements to meet the demands of site and office based works.
  • Produce / Approve method statements and risk assessments and ensure they are being followed throughout the works.
  • Supervision of the erection, use, maintenance and dismantling of the temporary works, as applicable.
  • Carry out checks of the scheme during construction on site, liaising with the TWC and Site Team
  • Preparing and issuing Temporary Works Briefs to the relevant design departments.
  • Ensure Site Engineers complete setting out in accordance with design.
  • Ensure Design Drawings are marked up to reflect works completed as the works are finished.
  • Liaise with other Sub Agents to ensure any clashes on site are managed to ensure a smooth flow of work.

Who we're looking for

  • Degree qualified in civil engineering or equivalent
  • Previous supervisory or management experience is essential
  • Experience in earthworks and drainage on large civil engineering schemes

Why work for us

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

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2s Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. This includes:

  • 42 viaducts totalling over 11km, 66 over-bridges;
  • More than 35 cuttings reaching over 30km;
  • 56 culverts and other under-bridges;
  • 66 embankments reaching over 33km;
  • Building four motorway crossings requiring box structures and six interfaces with the existing rail requiring both dive-under and over-bridge structures.

We will be employing thousands of people in the area to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 throughout the West Midlands area. We are looking for a wide range of experts to join our team and support this unique, ground breaking project.

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.

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.

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