About the role

We have a critical, yet exciting opportunity for a Tunnel/TBM Shift Manager / Tunnel PIC to join our team and work as part of SubLot1 in Long Itchington Wood, Warwickshire.

Role Purpose:

To lead and control a section of the works, according to the specific discipline of TBM activities. Management of a team of Section Engineers and Shift Engineers within same discipline.

What you’ll be doing


  • Ownership of whole process of production, checking and submission of Handover Documentation (Green Files or equivalent)
  • Implements systems and processes to support construction of the works in accordance with the specification (e.g. Materials Approval, NCR, Handover Documentation)
  • Liaise with design team to resolve technical issues
  • Production and implementation of Permits to Work, specifically Confined Space Permits and Hot Works Permits
  • Involved in the procurement of subcontractors
  • Assists in the management of sub-contractors
  • Management of all aspects of TBM operations
  • Management and development of a multi-disciplinary team, comprising of Section Engineers, Shift Engineers and operational TBM team
  • Who we’re looking for

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience in Tunnels and TBM Team Management as part of a major project
  • Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility and supervise others in this regard.
  • Excellent team player and team leader, able to work effectively and independently without supervision.
  • Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card
  • SMSTS qualified
  • Why work for us

    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.

    Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.