AP Lifting Operations lead

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Job Description

  • Job number:

    BBV01240

  • Company/Division:

    HS2

  • Career area:

    Operational Specialists

  • Country:

    UK

  • Location:

    UK, West Midlands, Leamington Spa

  • Contract type:

    Permanent

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About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a AP Lifting Operations Lead to join our Tunnels team to work in Birmingham

Role Purpose

Responsible for the management, organisation, planning and control of all aspects of a lifting operation.

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead AP – All APs under their control have clearly defined roles, interfaces, levels of authority and areas of responsibility within the project such that all lifting operations are managed effectively, and none are overlooked.
  • Lead AP – The APs are supported; obtaining feedback and dealing with issues raised.
  • A register of lifting operations in the area under their control is maintained and is used to adequately plan and manage lifting operations. 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.
  • The size, roles and responsibilities of the team undertaking a lift is planned and recorded.
  • Assessment of Crane Supervisors and Slinger/Signallers.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Who we’re looking for

  • 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.
  • 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.

Why work for us

Balfour Beatty VINCI is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging railway 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. This includes

  • 42 viaducts totaling over 11km, 66 over-bridges;
  • More than 35 cuttings reaching over 30km;
  • 56 culverts and other under-bridges;
  • 66 embankments reaching over 33km;
  • Building four motorway crossings requiring box structures and six interfaces with the existing rail requiring both dive-under and over-bridge structures.

 

We will be employing thousands of people in the area to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 throughout the West Midlands area. We are looking for a wide range of experts to join our team and support this unique, ground breaking project.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

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