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Structures Asset Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-001802
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Leatherhead
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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that manages and improves one of the busiest motorways in Europe - the M25.


Balfour Beatty is part of a consortium that comprises Connect Plus Services (CPS), together with Atkins and Egis Road Operations UK.

CPS has a 30-year contract with Connect Plus on behalf of Highways England. The contract, which started in September 2009, is to maintain and operate the M25 motorway network, including all adjoining trunk and slip roads, a network of 440km across six counties. CPS also has responsibility for the Dartford River Crossing in Kent, comprising both Dartford Tunnels and the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.

With a staff of around 600 people, based at seven locations across the network, CPS carries out routine maintenance and whole-life management of the thousands of M25 assets. CPS manages the operation of the network 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including a severe weather season maintenance programme. CPS is identifying ways of reducing delays and improving journey time reliability across its road network.

The role will cover a range of end to end Asset Management activities:

·          Support development and planning of an integrated programme of Bridge Inspections, Structural Monitoring and Investigation;

·          Support Inspection Team in developing scope for inspections and review of inspections;

·          Development and review of Risk Assessment and Method Statements for inspections;

·          Development of methodology for inspections including the application of risk based principles and use of new technology;

·          Production of Structures Routine Maintenance Schedules;

·          Implementing programmes of work for Post-Tensioned Special Inspections, Half-joints and other structural investigations;

·          Support development of the Asset Management Forward Plan, 5 year Rolling Asset Management Forward Plan and 30 year Rolling Asset Management Forward Plan;

·          Use and update of the Asset Management Systems including improving the accuracy of structures inventory data in the Routine Maintenance Management System;

·          Collaboration with Scheme and Service Delivery Teams in planning of the delivery of inspections and surveys;

·          Attendance at call-outs for the management of emergency incidents involving specified assets.

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