About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a Earthworks Design Manager to join our team to work in Birmingham.

Role Purpose:

Providing appropriate challenge for safe and cost-effective solutions.

Providing technical support to design management for Permanent and Temporary works

Management of opportunities and risks.

What you’ll be doing

Oversee the design development of earth structures (cut, fill, landscaping,) for one or several sublots and provide expertise to solve technical issues.
Liaise with the Main Line Sublots to set up a consistent mass haul strategy and maintain an up to date mass movement.
Leads the topsoil and subsoil design strategy.
Oversee the management of risk and opportunity relating to design and construction
Provide technical expertise to ensure realisation of opportunities and management of risks.
Technical Assurance checks and reviews of earthworks forming part of the temporary and permanent design, with appropriate challenge for cost efficient solutions.
Technical Assurance role (check and reviews) of design deliverables.
Contribute to the development of strategies and methods for management of materials. Support the material Team around specific lab Trials / site Trials / ITPs.
Advise on construction methods
Maintain links with specialist subcontractors/experts, in particular within-Group expertise.
Maintain a high degree of technical competence and an awareness of current sources of external, practical, cost-effective design and construction advice.
Ensure a relentless focus on Health, Safety and Welfare.

Who we’re looking for

Qualified Civil Engineer or geotechnical engineer
Significant experience at a senior level in consultancy and/or a main contractor or earthworks contractor
Experience of risk identification, quantification and mitigation
Broad experience of all aspects of earthworks and reuse of soil and rocks
Experience and confidence to constructively challenge to optimise design solutions which balance project requirements, risks and constraints
BBV behaviours, respecting equality and diversity
People management skills, effective delegation, mentoring, coaching and developing others
Working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations
Membership of a relevant professional body is advantageous
Excellent previous and relevant experience
Large scale linear project experience (eg rail, highway or similar).
Holding a valid CSCS card

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.

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