Highways Maintenance Operative

June 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Highways Maintenance Operative

Job title: Highways Maintenance Operative

Location: Gillingham

Business Area: Strategic Highways

Contract: Permanent

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

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.

As Highways Operative you will assist the M&R Supervisor with the efficient and timely delivery of the M&R service requirements across the network. You will respond to incidents on the network within designated timescales ensuring relevant parties including the ROC and network hub are updated through use of appropriate communication systems, liaising with emergency services and ensuring traffic disruption is minimised, including installation and removal of Emergency Traffic Management signage. You will need to contribute to the promotion of customer care by working closely with team members to ensure client and network users (general public) are dealt with in a polite and courteous manner.

What?are we looking for?
  • You must hold a full UK driving licence with HGV rights
  • Experience in incident management using CONFIRM application
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 - 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.

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.?

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'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing

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

Closing Date: 19/07/2021

Please note, interviews may?take place before the closing date.