Senior Hire and Coordinator and Dispatcher Job at Balfour Beatty – in Birmingham

About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Hire Coordinator Plant Dispatcher to join our team to work across the West Midlands.

Role Purpose: Overall coordination and control of all internal and external hire plant and transport

What you’ll be doing

Coordinating with supply chain and procurement team so that everyone is familiar with regulatory requirements for operating plants.

Keeping up to date with changes in legislation and making sure this is communicated to the team

Ensuring all plant coming onto site has the required statutory certification

Implementing processes in order to maximize the utilisation of BBVJ’s plant and partners’ plant

Give operation and maintenance planning updates at weekly plant meetings.

Develop and drive continuous improvement of resource through performance management and continuous training.

Champion the teaching, mentoring and further development of young staff members.

Establish and maintain key supplier relationships for on-site technical services, consumables and other related services throughout the works period

Monitor and provide information on the plant budget accordingly

Attend cost meetings and input / assist with improvement areas

Identify any plant damage claim situation and reports it with the necessary supporting information

Who we’re looking for

Previous experience of major / mega project operations, and the processes involved

Previous experience of managing plant operation within a construction environment

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.

Job Reference: BBV00581

About the Company

Company: Balfour Beatty –

Company Location:  Birmingham

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