Highways Maintenance Operative

  • Job Reference: 210771
  • Date Posted: 10 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Traffic Safety Scheme Operative
Location: Shrewsbury
Business Area: Kier Highways
Contract: Permanent- Full Time

Delivering contracts. Creating communities. Developing careers.

Kier Group is the UK's leading highways service provider, delivering an incredibly diverse range of road, bridge and tunnel projects - from planning and programming stage through to delivery, maintenance and operation. We work with a wide range of partners such as local authorities and Highways England to improve the quality and safety of UK roads - making us the No.1 highways and tunnel maintenance team across the country, delivering over £1 billion of social value by maintaining 31,000km of roads used by six million people in their everyday lives.

About the role

We are currently looking for LTP & CIL Traffic Schemes and Minor Works Operatives where you will be responsible for delivering signage and signpost installations, drainage, trenching and all associated works relating to CIL, LTP road safety and road improvements, and Minor works across the Shropshire county. You will be working to site design drawings and instructions from team leaders and supervisors whilst adhering to Health & Safety procedures.

What do we need from you?

To be successful in this role, you will hold New Roads and Street Works Qualifications, 12D Traffic Management and an HGV Licence. You will also have experience in installation of illuminated and non-illuminated highways signage.

What can you expect from us?

In return you can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes access to our pension scheme- Kier Retirement Savings Plan, generous annual leave allowance, two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

    Pre-employment checks

    It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.

    Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

    Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

    Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

    Kier is an inclusive employer.

    Closing Date: 10th March 2021

    Please note, interviews make take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.