Location
Chipping Warden
Vacancy Reference:
23589

About The Role

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. We’re seeking to recruit a Utilities Coordinator to join our team. 

This position holder will be responsible for the approval of ‘Permit to works’ and protection of utility assets within a sector of the EKFB works on the HS2 project. The Utility Coordinator will work independently of the Construction team and existing utilities teams to ensure that the Utility-Owner plans, service drawings (GIS) and ‘As Built’ records are current and available to the construction teams to support all works around utilities.

The Utilities Coordinator will review and approve all plans to break ground and ensure works are being planned in accordance with the ‘Breaking Ground Activities and Utility Detection Standard’. They will support the site teams in achieving a fully compliant and safe delivery of all works in the utilities sphere while striving for best practice in all matters related to utilities - including ensuring compliance with EKFB’s Underground and Overhead Services guidelines.  The Utilities Coordinator will act as a point of contact with services providers for coordination of access requirements or if issues on site.

The Utilities Coordinator will liaise with the Utilities Construction Managers to ensure that there is effective coordination of incoming ‘As-Built’ information and this is captured in accordance with EKFBs policies.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • SMSTS
  • IOSH Avoiding Danger form Underground Services or EUSR or NVQ Equivalent
  • Understanding of Overhead (GS6) and Underground (HSG47) procedures and constraints in working around of multi-utility’s.
  • Knowledge of Statutory Undertakers safety and control procures  
  • Understanding of GIS
  • HAUC, HS2 Act, Self lay process, Assurance & PPAs, Utility Regulations to inform project management of various design, construction and connection works with Statutory Undertakers.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

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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