Landowner Interface Engineer

Posted 03/06/2024 by Balfour Beatty UK

Location:
Fort Augustus
Salary/Rate:
£NEG

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting new opportunity for a Landowner Interface Engineer to join the operational team working on our project on the Isle of Skye.

In return we offer you:

£Competitive - DOA + excellent benefits including Site Allowances, Company Car and Subsistance Allowances (Subject to T&C’s of role)

What you'll be doing

  • Involvement in the day-to-day running of the projects as instructed by Balfour
    Beatty with the purpose of agreeing access onto private land.
  • Work closely with the Balfour Beatty PMO delivery team and other project
    subcontractors and consultancy teams to ensure landowners requirements are
    communicated and managed during the construction works.
  • Provide advice to government departments, councils, special interest groups
    and land users on policy issues.
  • Resolution of landowners & clients. complaints and defects
  • Provide landowner advice to project staff and project consultants as required.
  • Correspondence with land agents, landowners, associated works contractors
    etc.
  • The preparation of notices and other formalities for entry on to private land
  • Meetings on site prior to works commencing in order to agree access for works
    to be undertaken.
  • Daily site visits to ensure works being carried out are compliant with
    landowners’ requirements.
  • Provide weekly landowner/client update reports to senior project manager and
    attending scheme progress meetings as required.
  • Visiting sites during any remediation works to ensure areas are returned to
    landowner in required condition.
  • Ability to resolves complex problems that do not have routine solutions.
  • Ability to negotiate tactfully and diplomatically with people at all levels.
  • Provide landowner advice to project staff and project consultants as required.
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm & keep up to date with changes in
    legislation.
  • Keep up to date with new national or EU regulations that are likely to affect land
    use.
  • An understanding of the distinction between different varieties of crops and
    breeds of animals in assessing their economic
  • Excellent communication skills and credibility with farmers, landowners and
    clients
  • The preparation of notices and other formalities for entry on to private land
  •  Keep up to date with new national or EU regulations that are likely to affect land
    use.
  • Provide advice to government departments, councils, special interest groups
    and land users on policy issues.

Who we're looking for

  • Experience of working with numerous landowners at one time.
  • Organised and able to manage a busy workload.
  • Excellent communication skills and credibility with farmers, landowners and
    clients.
  • Up to date IT skills.
  • Ability to resolves complex problems that do not have routine solutions.
  • Ability to negotiate tactfully and diplomatically with people at all levels.
  • Valid Full Driver’s license

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UK’s most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn’t rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package that’s right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

- Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
- 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
- Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
- Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more…

About us

Balfour Beatty’s Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions across the full spectrum of the electricity grid, including overhead lines, cabling, substations and distribution networks.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support customers in the development of some of the UK’s most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit (url removed)/diversityandinclusion

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://(url removed)/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: (url removed)

Type:
Permanent
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
BBUK07854-480188
Job ID:
221757142

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