Easements / Wayleave Officer - Outside IR35

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  • Category: Construction and Property
  • Location: Somerset
  • Date: 2 months ago
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I am currently recruiting for an Easements / Wayleave Officer - Outside IR35 - for a 12 month contract. This is a site based role in Somerset. It will be paying £350/ Day, to a Limited Company, or less if you want to be in PAYE. This is for a utilities company in the South West. This is an immediate start.

Client Details

My client is a large utility company / developer.


Key responsibilities will include:

Produce drawings that detail scope of accommodation works, land ownership boundaries, access routes, utilities, environmental and other permissions that are required to facilitate the works.

Maintain a working relationship with the Client's Land & Development Officer, Grantors and Third Parties. Knowledge of farming practices and land issues would be an advantage.

Fielding and log day to day queries, referring to the Client's L&D Officer as required, from Grantors and other Authorities.

Accompany Client's L&D Officer to meetings as required.

Ensure that the Client's L&D Officer is updated on the progress and programme of works to ensure that all operations are carried out without interruptions. Review documentation with the Client's L&D Officer and sign off on notifications and hold points.

Liaise with the Client's L&D Officer, visiting every site, accompanied on occasion by other members of the site team, to confirm land take areas, access to work positions and towers and produce an Access Development schedule.

Working with the Client's L&D Officer, arrange and obtain any necessary access agreements with Authorities for Highways, Railways, Waterways and the like. Assist in obtaining any Planning Permissions for new accesses to Public Highways and any widening of existing gateways.

Update drawings and records on receipt of agreed changes from Client's L&D Officer 9 Challenge any unsafe behaviour and ensure that accidents, incidents and near misses are promptly reported. 10 Ensure the Access & Accommodation Works Schedules include the full scope of works as a record for Babcock, the Client, Grantor or Third Party. If the scope of work is changed by anyone including the Client or Third Party, this request should be raised through the site Project

r to ensure Babcock can recover the time and cost impact from the Client. 11 Support other members of the site team with the identification of any services taking information from drawings, markers, third party information.

Assist with the production of Risk Assessments for access routes and working areas.

Inspect the accesses ensuring that they are clearly marked and on the route agreed with the Grantor(s).

Undertake inspections to determine whether the agreed hazard mitigation measures are in place (e.g. screens, GS 6 barriers and underground crossing protection measures).

Liaise with the Environmental Advisors to review and capture mitigation on drawings for SSSI, flora and fauna, archaeological impacts etc.

Receive, review, issue project drawings in connection with Wayleaves, Easements and Development Consent Orders

Liaise with other members of the site team to confirm the programme and amend the Wayleave schedule as required.

Ensure accesses are handed back promptly when no longer required ensuring the accesses and sites are cleared of all plant, debris and material and obtain a site clearance form from the Client's Wayleave Officer.

Identify, and coordinate with Grantors, minor repairs to hedges, fences, gates etc. to maintain security of access

Support inspections by Environmental Advisors so that they can ensure all biological precautions stipulated in the access requirements are in place and functioning and that operations adhere to best practice.

Support reviews of Method Statements and Risk Assessments that are specific to Access activities.

Support inductions by providing information associated with Grantors.

Attend the safety and progress meetings as required to report progress; advise where problems are likely to be encountered and suggest mitigation actions

In accordance with our certification to the standards OHSAS 18001, ISO9001 and ISO 14001 each employee will comply with and contribute to the effective implementation of the current Babcock International Group:

Health and Safety policy
Quality Policy
Environmental Policy


Key Knowledge and Skills Needed are

Working knowledge of the Clients Electricity Safety Rules (Training will be provided or refreshed) OHL design knowledge
Town & Country Planning process
Development Consent Orders
Management and operation of Easements and WayleavesJob Offer

This contract is outside of IR35 - pays £350/ Day - for a 12 month period

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