Network Route Engineer

Balfour Beatty

  • Contact: Recruitment Team
  • Reference: UK12915

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Network Route Engineer to join our Regional team to work in Glasgow.

Role Purpose

To provide engineering input to assist in managing the network asset within a Trunk Road Management and Maintenance Contract.

What you'll be doing

As a Network Route Engineer, your main accountabilities will be as follows:


  • Meet the professional standards for all activities within the local area
  • Developing permanent repair solutions for reactive works
  • Contributing to the development of planned structural and routine maintenance works
  • Regular liaison with Operations staff
  • Advice on development control
  • Preparing flood reports

People & Communication

  • Field Inspections of depots and sites
  • Interface with Statutory Undertakers


  • Effective response to customer enquiries
  • Minimise network disruption

Growth & Performance

  • Meet performance targets
  • Promotion of cost effective solutions

Health & Safety

  • Compliance with relevant Health and Safety legislation
  • Take Care reporting and interventions

Principal Outcomes:

  • Compliance with IMS procedures
  • Delivery of KPIs
  • Condition of network kept under review
  • Asset management system kept up to date
  • Delegated statutory functions properly discharged
  • Works planned and coordinated to reduce impact on customers
  • Delivery of designs to programme
  • Cost effective solutions prepared
  • Timely responses to the client

Who we're looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • SVQ in appropriate engineering discipline
  • Driving licence
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Effective team player
  • Computer literate
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Roads maintenance and management asset systems
  • Winter Service planning
  • New Roads & Streetworks Act, Roads (Scotland) Act

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

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) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the 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.

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