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About The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Utilities Assistant to further their career on a Major Civil Engineering project.

To support the Engineering team, in managing and delivering the optimized expertise and coordination for utilities in accordance with the Programme and the Client’s requirements, reporting to the Utilties Manager


Key Accountabilities

Assisting the Utilities Manager for the management of utility services coordination to provide on time, optimized and in accordance with the Client’s requirements.

Review regularly performance against agreed internal and external targets in relation to utilities.

Provide assistance in the study of optimization/assumptions and liaison with the commercial, planning, design delivery teams, and designers.

Support the link and coordination with Construction for management of topics such as utilities coordination with the construction Programme.

Assist the discipline lead in issues related to constructability, TW integration (coordination with Construction)

Monitor and control the progress of BOQ and related model review related to utilities.

Maintain close liaison and collaboration with HS2  technical team as required.


About You

Skills / Knowledge:    

•           Experience in major civil engineering works

•           A good communicator and able to build positive working relationships, internally and with the utilities companies.     

•           Ability to coordinate and manage own workload supporting project delivery.          

•           Resilient, positive & confident character

•           IT skills – MS Office suite

•           Possession of good organizational and communication skills

•           Able to work under own initiative and to seek advice when necessary, you will have the drive and determination to meet targets.


•           Experience/Qualifications/Training (if any):  

•           Degree/HND in Civil Engineering with appropriate experience to be able to undertake the role.

           Good organizational and time management skills.

•           Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills.

•           Ability to cope well under pressure & work within tight timeframes

•           Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and as part of a 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.

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