Reinstatement Operative

  • Job Reference: 210248
  • Date Posted: 22 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Reinstatement Operative
Salary: £17.22/hour
Location: Weston Super Mare
Business Area: Utilities - Telecoms
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

From Telecomms to Power, from Lands' End to John O'Groats.

It's taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK's Top 3 utility providers. It's taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.

Recently appointed as CityFibre's core partner, this exciting contract will see us providing multi-million pound planned and reactive fibre and copper network services across the South West over the next five-years. With our new growth and ambition to be industry leaders, we are looking for talented, professional and customer centric people to join our team.

With a nationwide 5G fibre build planned over the next 10-15 years, it's a great time to work in Telecoms. Working for Kier you'll be at the forefront of this growing market, providing you with opportunity to expand your skills and achieve your career ambitions within a dynamic and passionate team.

About the role

In this exciting role as a Reinstatement Operative you will be responsible for Raker and Roller reinstating ensuring that completed works are defect free and are compliant with the Hauc handbook/Highways 23. You will carry out experience backfill and surfacing, as well as ensuring that reinstatement requests are correct and that any incorrect tasks are raised with your line manager.

What we need from you?

To be considered for this role you will have experience of reinstating R&M and project work within the utilities or civils industry. You will understand the defects and remedial process with strong knowledge of road types and materials. Due to the nature of the role you will need to hold a full UK driving licence.

Tickets Required- NRSWA Operative ticket including the below modules:

  • S1 (Signing lighting & guarding)
  • S2 (Excavation in the Highway)
  • S3 (Reinstatement & compaction of backfill materials)
  • S4 (Reinstatement of sub-base & base in non-bituminous materials
  • S5 (Reinstatement of bituminous materials)
  • S7 (Reinstatement of modular surfaces in concrete footways)
What can you expect from us?

You can expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to our valuable pension scheme - Kier Retirement Savings Plan
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Options to participate in Cycle2Work and Payroll Giving schemes
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • 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 if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment. Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

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: 22/03/2021

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