About the role

Balfour Beatty have an amazing opportunity for several a Contracts Engineer to join our Balvac business to work on Balvac projects throughout UK.

Our Balvac business delivers innovative structural repair, strengthening, protection and maintenance solutions enabling our customers assets to return to full capacity and thus extend their respective working life.

Our clients include National Highways and local authorities across the UK in the transport infrastructure sector, and key power sector customers. We have also successfully transferred these services into various other key sectors including rail, marine, coastal, industrial and commercial sectors.

With an increasing portfolio and organic growth plans, we are looking to identify several talented individuals (Contracts Engineers, Site Agents, Project Managers & Specialist Services Engineers) based across the country to join this high-octane energy driven team.

What you'll be doing

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Ensuring works are constructed in accordance with the contract drawings, specification and Project Management Plan
  • Managing site dimensional control ensuring contractors have the facilities for setting out of the works
  • Producing all site documentation for delivery of the works, including PMP, PVPMP, ITP, Construction Phase Management Plan.
  • Developing, then working to programmes, measuring progress and productivity outputs
  • Anticipating and resolving problems, particularly in relation to engineering issues

Who we're looking for

So, what are we looking for?

  • A reasonable level of experience in structural repair/specialist repair projects delivery
  • This could be in ANY of the above areas/sectors described
  • Able to understand technical proposals and contracts covering these types of projects


Then come and become colleagues with 26,000 staff and join a business which recorded 8.6bn in revenues last year, achieved industry leading customer satisfaction scores and has unrivalled employee engagement statistics.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balvac is a leading specialist structural repair, strengthening and refurbishment contractor and wholly owned subsidiary of the Balfour Beatty Group..

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Our core business is the structural repair strengthening, protection and refurbishment of existing civil and building structure across the UK. We are active in highways, rail infrastructure, power including nuclear licensed sites and industrial facilities.

Specialist capabilities include: Concrete repair, including wet and dry spray concrete, Crack injection, Leak sealing injection, Structural strengthening including the use of FRP composite materials, Corrosion Protection and Cathodic Protection, Post tensioning to bridges, tanks and nuclear reactor vessels, Concrete carriageway rehabilitation using vacuum assisted void grouting and slab realignment techniques

We operate according to our Build to Last Values of Lean, Expert, Trusted, Safe and Sustainable.

We support each other to deliver and succeed, placing equal value on all perspectives by embracing diversity and inclusion. Together we deliver powerful new solutions, collaborating with governments, our customers and partners to shape thinking, create skylines and inspire a new generation of talent to be the change-makers of tomorrow.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists

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