June 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Lengthman

Job Title: Lengthman/Highways Maintenance Operative

Location: Thatcham

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.

You will carry out highways maintenance duties as instructed. Including winter maintenance when appropriate. Respond promptly to incidents on the network as instructed. Work in close co-operation with team members and subcontractors, contributing to the maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment for both the network users and work team by ensuring compliance all H&S procedures.

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. You will be responsible for notification to network control centre on commencement and end of winter maintenance and occupation of road space for Traffic Management. When trained to do so operate a variety of plant and equipment in order to carry out required duties effectively.

What?are we looking for?
  • You must hold a full UK driving licence with HGV rights
  • 12a/b Lantra traffic management
  • Strimmer/brushcutter trained
  • Driving licence is essential
  • Comfortable with night working
  • LGV driving licence preferably category C
  • Asset management awareness - operational level required
  • Experience and knowledge of strict H&S operations and its practical implications
  • 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 - 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.