About the role

Balfour Beatty is currently recruiting a Assistant Engineering Manager to join the Power T&D team in Scotland.

The main function of the role is to support the Engineering Manager and Delivery Teams in the delivery of all design and engineering requirements for schemes, from identification of opportunities to completion of construction.

Working as part of a team responsible for ensuring that the scope of the work is clear and understood and that the design produced meets requirements and the engineering solution is on time and on budget.

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, passionate individual who has an interest in engineering and project management.

We are open to both full time and part time candidates (including job share), and offer a flexible working policy.

What you'll be doing

As an Assistant Engineering Manager, your role will be to support the Engineering Manager and Design Delivery Team in the following areas.

  • Upon contract award, co-ordinate the contract requirements with Project Manager, customer, external suppliers and other Balfour Beatty Departments.
  • Meeting with Design Delivery teams to identify project requirements, delivery timelines and costs.
  • Effectively control, update and report on workload progress, giving estimates to complete and highlight potential delivery problems and solutions.
  • Report variations in the Contract Scope of Work to the PPPE / SPPE, indicate implications and only proceed with these variations following verbal / written approval from the Project Manager.
  • Development of detailed Design project plans to guide clients, staff members and project teams and revising based on changing needs and requirements.
  • Monitoring project performance to ensure timely delivery.
  • Compiling and submitting project status reports to clients, management and other stakeholders.
  • To specify and quantify equipment / material to achieve greatest benefit to the company.
  • Working effectively with relevant stakeholders for efficient project implementation.
  • Coordinate engineering activity to deliver projects successfully to our clients such as National Grid, SSE, Scottish Power or the DNO network.

Who we're looking for

You will have the following background.

  • Degree or relevant experience.
  • Experience of engineering design and project administration
  • Excellent administration, project controls and interpersonal skills.
  • A good baseline of engineering and project management knowledge.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UKs most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasnt rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You'll have the freedom to shape the package thats right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

- Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
- 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
- Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
- Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more

About us

Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions across the full spectrum of the electricity grid, including overhead lines, cabling, substations and distribution networks.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support customers in the development of some of the UKs most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit www.balfourbeatty.com/diversityandinclusion

We are 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. For more info, visit: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: candidaterecruitmentqueries@balfourbeatty.com

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