Reinstatement Operative

  • Job Reference: 211825
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Torbay, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Reinstatement Operative

Location: Paignton

Business Area: Kier Utilities & Rail- South West Water

Contract: Permanent- Full time

A local passion, a national reach

Kier Group is one of the Top 3 Utility providers here in the UK- helping to connect, heat and power the country. Our sector expertise stretches across Telecoms, Gas and Water, working with emerging technologies to the most exacting standards of safety and quality. What does it take to join this team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses, maintaining 65km of gas pipes and installing one million metres of fibre optic cable every year? It takes people like you.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Reinstatement Operative to join our operational team working on our partnership with South West Water. Reporting to the Front Line Manager (FLM). This role will operate as part of a larger team to deliver works as directed by the FLM, including monitoring basic tasks and carrying out tasks in a specific discipline.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Reinstatement Operative you will be responsible for personal and site safety, including operating to standards of safety, compliance and competence required by own professional qualifications. You will carry out general reinstatement work as instructed by the Team Leader and/or FLM and operate and maintain at least two pieces of plant, drive vans, pickup trucks and/or lorries above 7.5 tonnes and relevant attachments.

You will also ensure all work complies with relevant Safety, Health and Environmental legislation, business policy & procedure and local instruction & guidance, ensure full and correct use of vehicles, plant and materials, keeping wastage to a minimum and carry out any ad-hoc duties that may occur as instructed by the management team or team leader / ganger.

What do we need from you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who holds a Full Driving Licence. It will also be beneficial to hold Water Network experience and have reinstatement experience. You will also be knowledgeable of NRSWA and hold certificates in manual handling, abrasive wheels and first aid.

You will have a flexible and adaptable manner with the ability to work collaboratively in a team as well as having the ability to use your own initiative. There will also be opportunities for you to attend training programmes to increase your individual skills and knowledge.

What can you expect from us?

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:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • 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: 13th May 2021

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