Senior Consents Engineer

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Senior Consents Engineer (SL8)

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    UK, West Midlands, Lichfield

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About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Consents Engineer to join our team to work in Lichfield

Role Purpose:

Support the wider Delivery and Pre-Construction Team in the production and management of the required Consents. You will also develop supporting
information and documentation for a Consents submittal requesting, compiling and providing feedback.

What you’ll be doing

  • Identify Consentable areas within a scope of works and provide support and
    guidance on the Consent needs to the wider Sublot Delivery team.
  • Utilise information, technical reports, designs, BIM and GIS data to programme
    consents and ensure approval of works prior to commencement of activities.
  • Review upcoming works with the Core Consents Team and programmers to
    ensure commencement dates are achievable
  • Develop a working understanding of the contract and technical requirements of
    various Consents including but not limited to (Highways, Noise, Water and Ecology)
  • Liaise with Core Consent Team to track the progress of upcoming, ongoing
    and completed Consents in line with the project programme and provide
    reports on risks where appropriate
  • Provide feedback to the Sublot Planning Manager on future Consents
  • Liaise with the Core Consents Team, Temporary Works, Utilities, Drainage,
    Logistics and Traffic Management Teams to ensure they are aware of their
    associated Consents responsibilities for each elements of the project
  • Co-ordinate, alongside the Core Consents Team, the set-up of Early
    engagement, Pre-application and Consent review meetings with the relevant
    Consent Granting Bodies (CGB).
  • Provide feedback to Sub Lot delivery team from engagements with CBG™s (via
    the Core Delivery Team) and co-ordinate the required delivery dates for
    supporting technical documentation.

Who we’re looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • Experience of obtaining Environmental Consents
  • Experience of effective communication with the relevant CGB
  • Experience in managing the Environmental Consents process on a major development scheme and/or major infrastructure project
  • Experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams on complex projects
  • Awareness and understanding of current Environmental legislation
  • Proven record of working effectively on the environmental aspects of major projects, including securing Consents in a timely manner and ensuring compliance
  • Membership of an Environmental Institute such as IEMA or equivalent.

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Proactive and collaborative approach
  • Developed communication, effectively at all levels
  • Team working skills

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.

About us

Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK’s infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We’ve successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure.

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