Project Engineer - Expiring soon!

Posted 14/06/2024 by Balfour Beatty UK


About the role

Our projects are more than just your opportunity to make your mark. They’re an opportunity to stretch, test and develop your expertise.

Join our Power Transmission and Distribution team as a Underground Cable Project Engineer on our Operational Team and you’ll deliver complex work that really matters to our business, and the world around you.

As a Project Engineer your role will be,

  • To formalise and specify a delivery solution,
  • To brief out the solution to the working party and ensures it is followed and completed

In return we offer you:

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

Opportunity to shape what’s next in a pivotal project management role with an industry leader. What you do here as a Project Engineer will matter. Not just to the infrastructure and engineering experts you will manage or the supportive colleagues who’ll value your perspective. Your work will matter to society, as you help us to shape large-scale Power engineering projects.

What you'll be doing

When it comes to developing our people, our project management team are award winning. Joining the team as a Project 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
  • Manage, monitor and motivate a multi-skilled team of engineers, subcontractors and other construction experts
  • Take responsibility for smaller projects or sections of larger projects
  • Set performance targets and carry out analysis to make sure your team are working to the highest standards of safety and quality
  • Be involved in the procurement of subcontractors
  • Benefit from our sheer scale and diversity by progressing quickly and exploring professional passions and established career paths
  • Develop and deliver the engineered solution and brief to the working party
  • Safely and sustainably deliver activity to programme, cost and quality
  • Monitor and record works to ensure compliance in a timely manner
  • Support and develop an environment where the working party can thrive and succeed
  • Effectively manage and care for the people delivering the work

Who we're looking for

You will have the following:

  • Experience and tracker record in delivering underground cable projects.
  • Experience of supporting large infrastructure projects within our Industry.
  • Knowledge and experience of Project Management methodology.
  • Strong People Management Commercial awareness with knowledge of both budgetary and financial control.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Degree Qualified in Electrical/Engineering Discipline.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

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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