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About The Role

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineer and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall.

EKFB is looking for Environmental Design Coordinators to support the Design and Engineering team in managing the environmental designs needed to deliver in accordance with the Programme and the Employer’s requirements.  The individuals will work alongside the Design and Engineering (D&E) Section Lead but also give direct support to the Environmental Design Manger.  They will need to liaise with subject matter experts, the design team and the construction delivery teams.

We need you to assist in the delivery of environmental design and to engage with construction delivery colleagues and subject matter experts for the delivery of design packages and assist in the management of design changes.  Close liaison with the D&E Section Lead is required to deliver on time, and in accordance with the Employer’s requirements.  This is a key role to enable delivery of the whole project and will involve occasional coordination meetings with technical approval authorities, regular reporting and updates on progress.  Liaison with the commercial teams will also be required to help administer the contract with the designer and with the Employer.  An understanding of the NEC3 suite of contracts would be advantageous.

The High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Act 2017 creates a unique status and you will need to assist in coordination with the Design team, the Construction team and Subject Matter Experts for management of topics such Water Resources and Flood Risk, Protected Species, Noise and Vibration, Cultural Heritage, Materials Management and Control of Pollution and environmental consenting. 

The role will be site based at one of our four site offices (North Chilterns Area - NCA, Aylesbury Area - AA, Calvert Area - CA, Twyford to Greatworth -T2G), the candidate will also be expected travel to the Milton Keynes head office when required.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • A good communicator and able to build positive working relationships, internally and with the supply chain
  • Attention to detail and driven to succeed
  • A willingness to intervene and “own” issues to gain a swift resolution
  • Ability to coordinate and manage own workload supporting project delivery
  • Civil Engineering or Environmental degree from a UK institution
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Understanding of Project Management principles essential
  • Knowledge of a consenting process advantageous
  • Ability and knowledge of Esri ArcGIS systems advantageous
  • Full UK driving licence required

About Us

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. 

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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