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About The Role

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

We are looking for an enthusiast Senior planner to manage a section of our programme within our G2S team on the C2 Central HS2 Main Works Civils NEC3 Option C Contract. This area comprises of a 25km stretch with ~11M m3 of excavation and ~12.6M m3 of fill, 2 Green Tunnels, 7 viaducts and 16 other structures.

Managing one third of this area planning the works with the team, tracking progress and representing that in the monthly P6 clause 32 programme submissions and narrative. Working with as well as reviewing and responding to our sub-contractors programmes. Working across large teams, teamwork and a though understanding of civils is essential in order to understand the competing demands.

About You

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in the delivery of large earthworks / civils schemes (Desirable)
  • Proficient/Advanced level Primavera P6 skills (Required)
  • Construction related qualification (Required)
  • NEC3 experience (Desirable)
  • Time chainage software experience desirable such as Tilos although training will be provided
  • Self-motivated
  • Articulate: Able to communicate complex issues in a clear manner, both verbally and written with internal and external parties. (Required)
  • Analytical thinking: Able to demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving. (Required)
  • Ability to achieve buy-in to work from subcontractors, project teams, the client and other project stakeholders. (Required)
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute. (Required)
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible. (Required)
  • Good level Excel skills (Desirable - training provided)
  • Strong communicator in English (Required)

About Us

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work. 

If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today. 
In return, we’re offering a competitive salary & benefits.

EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.

We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application. 

Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.

Pre-employment checks: 

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)

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