BBV – Balfour Beatty Vinci – Job Listing Detail

About The Role:

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for an Appointed Person to join our team to work on the HS2 project

What you'll be doing

    • A register of lifting operations in the area under their control is maintained and is used to adequately plan and manage lifting operations. h. Effective lift planning is conducted and recorded including lift categories, Lift Plans, risk assessments, method statements, drawings and other relevant information and that Lift Plans are appropriately reviewed.
    • Suitable lifting equipment and lifting accessories for the lifting operation are selected, ensuring any complex, bespoke or unusual lifting arrangements are approved, and detailing how they will be utilised.
    • The size, roles and responsibilities of the team undertaking a lift is planned and recorded.
    • Sufficient resources are appointed (e.g. Crane Coordinator) where lifting operations may clash with, for example, other lifting operations. In the absence of the appointment of a dedicated Crane Coordinator the AP will assume the Crane Coordinator responsibilities.
    • The Lift Supervisor and other members of the team undertaking a lift are fully briefed on the contents, scope and limits of the Lift Plan.
    • A Lift Plan is issued for the relevant lift only once adequate review/approval has been undertaken and any issues addressed.
    • Adequate pre-operational checks, intermediate inspections, maintenance and Thorough Examinations of the equipment / accessories have been carried out.
    • Information relating to any potential loading imposed by lifting operations on supporting mediums and structures is brought to the attention of the Temporary Works Coordinator and approved as appropriate prior to being loaded.
    • Adequate consultation takes place with other stakeholders where appropriate, e.g. Network Rail, to ensure effective communication as is necessary for the work to be undertaken safely.
    • All Safety Critical Workers undertaking lifting activities (e.g. equipment operators, Slinger/Signallers) undertake pre-employment and regular ˜Fit for Work™ medicals as appropriate. Where other ˜Fit for Work™ procedures exist, e.g. Network Rail, these should be applied but must meet the same minimum standard.
    • All lifting equipment and accessories are suitable, fit for purpose, in good condition, inspected, maintained, thoroughly examined and are sourced according.
    • There is an effective procedure for reporting defects and incidents and for taking any necessary corrective action.
    • All personnel on their projects with duties under the LV Lifting Strategy have free access to this documentation and understand their responsibilities.
    • Sufficient records of experience are retained, e.g. logbooks, Lift Plans, RAMS, toolbox talks etc., such that a CV of experience can be established to assist in future appointments and competence demonstration.

Who we're looking for

Similar experience in a similar role, ideally on an Infrastructure project:

Requirements: CPCS Appointed person AP & crane supervisor qualifications, First Aid (preferrable)

Why work for us

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.



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