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About The Role

At EKFB (Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM) we’re shaping Infrastructure for a better tomorrow. All four of our partners bring 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’re recruiting for an Assistant Engineering Manager to join our team, based in Aylesbury.

This is a site-based role, assisting the Engineering Manager and working closely with the Construction team for day-to-day matters. This position will identify and mitigate key engineering risks and issues. It will review low risk Work Package Plans (RAMS) and ITPs on behalf of the Engineering Management Team, calling on the Quality and Environmental teams and the Designer’s Construction Support teams where input is needed.

This role will assist with overseeing the management and execution of temporary works and assist the PW/TW Integration Manager with the co-ordination, integration and execution of the permanent works and temporary works designs.

The Assistant Engineering Manager will provide technical support and guidance to the construction delivery teams, including specification matters, non-conformance reports, short notice design changes (technical queries and field change requests), materials approvals, shop drawing reviews, temporary works design reviews and testing (e.g. lab, materials management).

The Assistant Engineering Manager will liaise with the Designer's Construction Support team to manage the resolution of TQs and FCRs.

This position will also oversee the timely and accurate redlining of approved changes to the design by the construction and delivery team and support (as necessary) in relation to the above for technical assurance purposes (audit, surveillance, HS2 Technical Assurance Reviews).

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in design and/or engineering/construction management and delivery of major infrastructure projects. 
  • Ability to coordinate workloads
  • Good communication skills
  • Degree qualification in Civil Engineering
  • Working towards or currently Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer

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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