Highways Maintenance Operative

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Job Description

Job Title: Highways Maintenance Operative
Location: Shropshire
Business Area: Strategic Highways  
Contract: Permanent  


Let’s shape a world, together.

Kier Group is many things to many people. We’re a leading Regional Builder, the UK’s No. 1 Highways service team and a Top-Three Utility & Power provider. We’re an industry-leader in health and safety at work – and a responsible citizen who adds billions of pounds of social value to the communities where we do business. Above all, we’re a team of people built on many backgrounds and experiences, a company that values you for who you are and what you do.

Every day, 210,000 vehicles travel across the 31,000km of roads, bridges and tunnels that are built, maintained and operated by the team here at Kier Group. It’s one of the reasons why we’re acknowledged as the UK’s No.1 Highways Services team – delivering £1 billion of social value to the six million people and wider communities who rely on our expertise and experience. Can you join our team? Yes, you can – if you want to be valued for who you are as well as what you do, in a company shaping the future.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will carry out Highway Maintenance duties as instructed this will include being part of the winter maintenance and Emergency’s Callout. It will be imperative to work in close cooperation with team members and subcontractors, contributing to the maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment. Carry out collective and personal RAs in accordance with company requirements. Contribute to the promotion of customer care by working closely with team members to ensure client and network users are dealt with in a polite and courteous manner. It is crucial you can operate a variety of plant and equipment in order to carry out required duties effectively. Assist with ensuring that site and company equipment is always secure. Use of CONFIRM application to accurately record siteworks and upload photographic evidence. Complete daily record sheets as required. Carry out daily defect reports on vehicles and ensure vehicles are maintained in good order. Actively promote Health & Safety in the workplace. When required, you will contribute to weekend, bank holiday working and out of hours/call out rosters.

What do we need from you?

  • 12ab Lantra traffic management trained
  • Basic Lantra VRS qualification
  • LGV driving licence (Group C minimum)
  • Asset Management Awareness – operational level required
  • Experience and knowledge of strict Health & Safety operations and the related practical implications
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team
  • Valid CSCS card

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes: free life assurance, access to our valuable pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and many more!

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.

Thinking. Doing. Innovating. Delivering.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being CollaborativeTrusted 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 committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these. 

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