Site Engineer - OHL

Posted a week ago by Balfour Beatty UK


About the role

Own your career, and you can build something to be proud of at Balfour Beatty.

By joining our Power Transmission and Distribution team as a Site Engineer in our Operations Team, you’ll work with true experts who’ll share their knowledge and provide support, encouragement, and invaluable feedback so you never stop learning.

Bring us your capability, and we’ll help you take it much, much further.

Based across the UK on our projects you will work on our Large Infrastructure within our Power Transmission and Distribution Projects.

The location of this role is Dundee/Brechin/Aberdeen

Roles include a generous subsistence package (subject to T&C's), Allowances, Pension, and career progression within the industry.

When it comes to developing our people, our Operational Site Management teams are award winning. Joining the team as a Site Engineer, you’ll get to:

  • Secure a future in an industry that’s enjoying significant investment
  • Take pride in adding your talents to our focus on building sustainably Power for the future.
  • Benefit from our sheer scale and diversity by progressing quickly and exploring professional passions and established career paths

What you'll be doing

As a Site Engineer, you will have the following accountabilities:

Understand specified solution, brief to the working party and ensure it is followed to completion.

  • Set to work and supervise a right first time delivery
  • Safely and sustainably develop and deliver to programme and cost
  • Monitor to ensure works are delivered compliant
  • Produce required records in a timely manner
  • Effectively manage and care for the people delivering the work

Who we're looking for

You will have the following:

  • HNC/HND/Degree in engineering discipline would be preferable and/or relevant Site Experience with the Utilities / Construction Industry
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, able to tease out sensitive issues and lead cross-functional teams towards solutions.
  • Ability to work across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions to complex operational and commercial problems
  • People Management experience and relationship management skills
  • Commercial awareness with knowledge of both budgetary and Financial control.
  • Knowledge of Project Management methodology.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Willing to work away from home.

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)

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