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Signalling Construction Manager Full Time

at Balfour Beatty Derby in Derby (Published at 10-06-2021)

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a SIGNALLING CONSTRUCTION MANAGER to join our Rail team to work in Derby.

Role Purpose:

To lead and manage the signalling and telecoms project team minor works within the South Wales area.

What you'll be doing

As a SIGNALLING CONSTRUCTION MANAGER, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • To safely deliver signalling, telecoms and LV (signalling power alterations and points heating) works associated with minor works framework and other projects in the region of the Span of Control

  • Win work within Minor Works contract areas

  • To deliver the works described to time and budget

  • Project reporting and team briefings

  • Work with other areas of the Signalling Delivery Unit (especially within the adjacent Minor Works area) to symbiotically support each other in terms of resources and improvements during peaks and troughs of work across contracts

  • Sales in line with the above growth strategy to a sustainable level of £2.5m per annum

  • No overruns

  • Deliver signalling element of the unit rate below budget

  • Consistent lessons learned and improvements raised and implemented to create efficiencies

  • Attend operational team meetings with Minor Works Framework Project Director to report on performance of the unit

  • Attend technical briefings

  • Feedback and symbiotic support across contracts

  • Team ethos both in the within the Signalling Delivery Unit

Who we're looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience:

  • Numerate and literate

  • Good computer operating skills with knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages

  • Ability to drive

  • Good management, leadership and communication skills

  • Skilled in collaborative working

  • Open to travel within the role predominantly with the area as defined within the Span of Control

  • Be confident and comfortable in front of clients and working on client premises

  • Self-starter, motivated and an excellent work ethic Minor works (maintenance, spot renewals)

  • Valid PTS with AC/DC

  • APM membership

  • Extensive knowledge of railway signalling systems and sub-systems project delivery and engineering assurance

  • Knowledge of appropriate industry standards relating to signalling and telecoms works

  • Experience in project management in signalling & telecoms within rail

  • Awareness of principles of risk assessment

  • Good knowledge of health, safety, quality & environmental standards

  • Application of CDM Regulations

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty Rail Limited is an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider. We offer a full range of rail infrastructure activities from high-speed rail to mass rapid transit, covering urban, rural and commuter routes, for both public and private railways.

For an example of the exciting work our rail teams undertake click here:


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.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

Job Reference: UK17541

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