About the role

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

Join our Power Transmission and Distribution team as a Site Manager on the DNO South Team and you'll deliver complex work that really matters to our business, and the world around you

As a Site Manager with an industry leader, you'll join a community of bold thinkers who share skills and ideas to shape society for the better. Were growing. We create new opportunities every day. And we respect everyones unique talents. Join us.

Managing vital Power T&D projects for a stable business in a booming industry, you'll:

  • Be essential to the success, safety and quality of Power Infrastructure projects
  • Control, manage and deliver smaller scale site-based project work or support a Senior Project Manager to manage sections of larger projects
  • Manage, motivate, and coach a multi-disciplinary team including the integration and monitoring of trade contractors
  • Make sure that customer specifications and project objectives are met considering everything from safety and risk to quality and time
  • Keep a close eye on budgets, cost control and cost recovery
  • Draw up realistic short-term programmes and track progress
  • Collaborate with other experts across teams that include project management, commercial, operations, health and safety and external suppliers.

What you'll be doing

As a Site Manager in our DNO South Team you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Safely and sustainably deliver the project works
  • Manage site resource to deliver the project activity
  • Monitor to ensure works are delivered compliantly
  • Produce required records in a timely manner
  • Effectively manage and care for the people delivering the work

Who we're looking for

You will have the following knowledge and experience

  • Build on your track record of managing site logistics and operational delivery within a Utilities /Construction or related environment
  • Communicate safe systems of work and implement improvements
  • Work flexibly on complex projects and to strict deadlines
  • Use your working knowledge of health and safety legislation to apply H&S systems, coach people to produce H&S documents, and guide others in incident investigation
  • Tackle problems head on and go the extra mile to take us to the next level.

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

Our skilled and dedicated teams deliver a range of proactive and reactive services which support a reliable and safe supply of power flowing to millions of homes and businesses around the world. Our contracts range from 50,000 schemes to 100 million plus major projects.

Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions. With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations. From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the worlds most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also 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.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

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