Bicester
Vacancy Reference:
552

About The Role

EKFB are looking for a Plant Manager to join the Earthworks Routewide team on the HS2 Project. As a Plant Manager you will be responsible for the introduction of effective plant repair and maintenance programmes and servicing procedures. You will be responsible for the management of Health, Safety and Environmental matters within the plant department.

You’ll be required to identify and arrange training for mechanical support staff and advise on plant procurement.

You will head up implementation and application of safety procedures as per company policy. It is essential that you are ensuring that regular inspections of plant and transport are carried out defects noted and rectified with supporting documentation.

Supervision of plant repairs in the depot and at various sites including the preparation for annual technical testing of all plant and transport is an important part of this role. Raising and progressing with plant suppliers warranty and other claims.

We need you to supervise the maintenance of service and technical history records Supervise the collation of lifting equipment and other safety related documentation. We’d also like you to allocate duties to area plant personnel with control of working hours. Liaising with project managers for the correct deployment of plant on site ensuring operators are competent and in possession of the appropriate company authorisation card and hold the relevant driving licence.

It’s essential that you ensure that hired in plant meets all safety and legal requirements prior to delivery to site with special reference to cranes and lifting equipment.

About You

You will have relevant experience of the management of plant maintenance and repair activities, ideally with large mining/earthmoving equipment. Experience of working on either Structures, Highways, Utilities or Earthworks projects is needed.

Good communication and team skills are essential for this role.

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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