Location
Milton Keynes
Vacancy Reference:
795

About The Role

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 are looking to recruit a Consents Technical Administrator.

In this role you will provide support to the Planning Consents Team in with all technical administration tasks. We would also like you to support the Planning Consents Team with the pre-application and submission process for Schedule 17 and other planning submissions.

You'll be required to set up the Council meeting folders on the Local Planning Authority Sharepoint site and monitor and amend folders for pre-application consultation as the programme evolves. Support will also be needed in drafting the agendas.  Ensures plans are in pre-app folders 1 week in advance of pre-apps, coordinate with the design team and keep the Planning Team updated.

You'll need to set up each planning submission on the Planning Portal in line with HS2 Planning Forum Notes guidance to enable the Planners to compete a formal submission. You will be responsible for issuing validation letters to HS2 and recording evidence of approval on the EKFB document management system.

Obtaining document numbers for minutes and presentations and recording are pre-application meeting minutes on the document management system is an essential part of the role.

Final design logs to be recorded on the document management system will also sit within your remit.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of construction projects and the functions within (desirable)
  • IT skills – Office, SharePoint, Document Management Systems, awareness of GIS platforms and databases
  • Technical qualification or A levels is desirable
  • Possession of good organisational and communication skills

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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