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Graduate Plant Engineer


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Balfour Beatty VINCI have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Plant Engineer to join the Major Structures Team on HS2 in Birmingham.

Engineering a better future

We utilise the latest innovations to find solutions to complex engineering challenges and transform the built environment.

What you'll be doing

  • Under the supervision of the plant manager, elaborates the Method Statements and Risk Assessments related to his scope of work including Task Briefings and ensures they are disclosed to the personnel he is in charge
  • Reviews and approves the Subcontractors and Suppliers Method Statements and Risk Assessments produced for their work activities, including Task Briefings.
  • Supports the plant manager to ensure that all persons associated to his activities are briefed on the RAMS
  • Carries out periodic Safety & Environment tours as required by the project H&S Plan
  • Attends accident/incident investigations. Supports the plant manager to review and appraise findings and leads/directs the appropriate action arising (HFACS and Four Page Reports)
  • Monitors and ensures that the works are carried out in compliance with the expectations of the working sites and the Precast Yard.
  • Supports the plant manager, attending inspections and the delivery process of the equipment he is in charge at the premises of the suppliers.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the subject scope, overseeing logistics, plant activities, plant performance and maintenance as well as storekeeping ensuring that objectives are achieved in a cost-effective and timely manner
  • Prepares and shares with operation and maintenance a 3 weeks look ahead programme on a weekly basis.

Who we're looking for

  • General engineer having interest in maintenance and mechanics
  • Experience in construction industry is welcome (stage, apprenticeship)

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.

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Job ID Number: BBV01677
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • West Midlands
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgy

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