Location
Buckinghamshire
Vacancy Reference:
22453

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.

EKFB are looking for Drone Pilots to join our team. Supporting the Survey Team, you will form an integral part of the flight team and will be responsible for on-site data acquisition using UAV platforms and ensuring data integrity. Prior to data capture, you will be responsible for mission planning, equipment preparation, and liaising with ATC if applicable.

You will play a significant role in the processing, management, and presentation of data. Data will typically include photography & videography, photogrammetry, LiDAR, thermal imagery, and GNSS survey control data. 

You will assist with the management of aircraft, maintenance & software updates as/when required, manage flight logs, and update all associated documentation. Prior to mobilisation, you will be responsible for ensuring all equipment and personnel are prepared, and that all briefs and survey tasks are fully understood.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • HND/degree in Land Survey, or Geomatics, or equivalent.
  • Hold GVC certificate with experience flying multirotor and fixed-wing drones/model aircraft in a commercial environment.
  • Experience in preparing drone & survey-related Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Experience with flight planning, meteorology, system preparation and airspace management in compliance with CAA regulations and company protocol.
  • Must be able to proficiently use a GPS kit/Total Station/Level.
  • Good communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • Solid report writing and compilation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, high levels of organisation, and ability to communicate effectively as part of diverse team.

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 Agroman 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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