Groundworker with forward tipping dumper ticket

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Groundworker with dumper ticket required for deep drainage works in Leeds starting ASAP on an ongoing commercial contract

  • Starting Monday
  • Work will be ongoing
  • Rate is negotiable we offer payments as PAYE, Umbrella or CIS Payment
  • Forward tipping dumper ticket required
  • Working alongside 360 excavator driver
  • 8.5 / 9 hours per day
  • Work is to carry out deep drainage on a commercial project based in Leeds

To apply for this role you must be able to provide the following information

  • Proof of CSCS & proof of CPCS / NPORS for dumper ticket
  • Picture of either passport or birth certificate and NI number
  • 2 working references showing previous experience

Please apply online for this vacancy or call Rachel on 0191 814 1360 / 07808242327 please be prepared to send over proof of documents & references on application.

Assistant Engineer – Highways

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Assistant Engineer

Location: Birmingham or Bristol

Business Area: Highways

Contract: Permanent - 37.5 hours per week

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.

An exciting opportunity is available for an Assistant Engineer in our Design Team. The overall purpose of the role is to assist in the development of engineering & design solutions for a wide array of ITS projects to be delivered for a number of different clients as guided by the Senior Engineer, against defined governance and assurances frameworks, processes and procedures to proactively highlight issues at an early stage, allowing Technology Design and Engineering to recommend timely mitigations to facilitate designs that are right first time.

What do we need from you to be successful in this role?

  • Industry knowledge, experience and understanding essential; specifically relating to Highways Technology Infrastructure, Highways England, Key Stakeholders and associated contracts.
  • Possession of multiple practical skill sets across the HE Technology and Infrastructure Projects (3+ years).
  • Some experience and a proven track record of successful service delivery, operational, design, and delivery of Highways Technology Infrastructure Projects; with knowledge of operational maintenance, construction and site experience being essential.
  • Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads
  • Have a basic understanding of overall commercial, financial, and business best practise.
  • Effective and confident communication, professional in approach and presentation, with the ability to build relationships and interact effectively with business and client stakeholders at all levels.
  • Knowledge of ITS, IoT, Telco, and IP technologies and their applications against the services Kier Services | Highways supplies
Appropriate Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent qualification within a technology bias engineering discipline e.g. communications, electronic/electrical engineering.
  • Relevant experience in highways & traffic technology or similar would be desirable.
  • Programme and Project Management qualification (PRINCE2, Primavera P6 Professional etc)
What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • 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: 6th May 2021

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

HGV Grab Driver

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HGV Grab Diver

Locations: Ipswich



Business Area: Kier Utilities Anglian Water

Permanent- Full Time- 45 hours week.



For you. For everyone.

Kier creates spaces and places that make a positive different for people business and communities. We bring out spirit of innovation and collaboration to every single project, from Buildings, Highways and Rail to Utilities and Major projects. So, find out more about creating a future for you - and for everyone.

No day will be the same in this crucial role where most of your time will be spent site based and you will be responsible for the day-to-day for monitoring day to day tasks. This role will report to the delivery manager and will require the effective utilisation of time and resources to meet delivery programmes.


It's collaborative, innovative and inspiring. We put people at the heart of our business and we are truly love what we do. If you care about delivering a first-class job with excellent customer service, your career and the environment, then we want to hear from you.


Are you looking to join a leading utilities company working on maintaining and repairing the water network for your local communities?

If so, we have an excellent opportunity for a customer-centric, HGV Grab Driver to join our Reinstatement team.

You will be responsible for ensuring a quality backfill in accordance with legislation.

Duties will involve carrying out backfill works in the highway or private roads in line with the SROH.

What do we need from you?

Essential experience is required in driving and operating a grab/HGV vehicle, working on multiple surface types. You will be working on multiple surface types ensuring compaction is completed to a high standard.

The ideal candidate will be physically capable for undertaking manual works in all weathers.

We recognise our people are essential to delivering exception service and everyone has the opportunity to realise their full potential and therefore we will offer you a long-term career with continued training and development.

You will also need a Full Driving Licence including HGV Class 1 AND CLAM SHELL Qualification.

Holding a NRSWA qualification would be beneficial, as well as demonstrable capability of using IT and smart phone technology. Experience of working in the utilities Industry preferred but not essential.

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you'll enjoy the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

You can also expect a strong benefits package that includes:



  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to our valuable pension scheme Kier Retirement Savings Plan
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers.

    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.

    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.

    Kier is an inclusive employer



Closing date: 06/05/2021

Estimator – Roof Trusses

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Competitive Salary + Benefits

Estimator: An exciting new opportunity exists for a mid-level estimator with 4-5 years' relevant experience to join a growing supplier of roof trusses and metal web joists to the construction sector with over 180 years of industry leading experience.


The successful candidate will use their previous experience and first-hand knowledge of working within the roofing industry, specifically with roof trusses and metal web joists, to provide quotes and designs to customers in a timely fashion, ensuring activities are carried out with customer satisfaction in mind.


With a nationwide presence and a reputation for service and product excellence, our client is looking for Estimators or Designers that can uphold this well-earned reputation. The option of being office based or a hybrid of home and office working is available for the candidate that can demonstrate the company-wide values of integrity and respect.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate designs, schedules and quotations for submission to customers
  • Ensure the best possible financial return for the business
  • Present accurate information the manufacturing department
  • Review, evaluate, prioritise and manage workload
  • Review own work for accuracy, efficiency and quality, additionally reviewing colleagues work if required
  • Liaise with sales team on project and customer specific opportunities
  • Liaise with internal operational teams
  • Maintain and update internal systems



Skills & Experiences

  • Previous design and estimating experience
  • An understanding and knowledge of roofing products (ideally roof trusses and metal web joists) and services, including the design process and methodology
  • An in-depth understanding of relevant building codes
  • The ability to assess customer requirements and build trust and confidence
  • Commercial awareness of the construction market and environment
  • Prioritisation & time and workload management
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with an enthusiastic and approachable
  • Self-motivated and organised with the ability to work at pace
  • Thorough attention to detail with an analytical approach
  • Ability to build rapport with the team and wider business



This is an exciting opportunity for a part home-based Estimator or Designer with knowledge of the roofing industry to join a well-established, friendly organisation renowned for its team of timber engineering experts, the very latest manufacturing processes, integrated supply chains and strong environmental credentials.


A competitive salary and benefits package including 31 days holiday, life insurance, employee assistance programme and company discounts are all on offer. Apply now!

Estimator – Roof Trusses

April 22, 2021 | Construction Jobs  |  Comments Off on Estimator – Roof Trusses

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Estimator: An exciting new opportunity exists for a mid-level estimator with 4-5 years' relevant experience to join a growing supplier of roof trusses and metal web joists to the construction sector with over 180 years of industry leading experience.


The successful candidate will use their previous experience and first-hand knowledge of working within the roofing industry, specifically with roof trusses and metal web joists, to provide quotes and designs to customers in a timely fashion, ensuring activities are carried out with customer satisfaction in mind.


With a nationwide presence and a reputation for service and product excellence, our client is looking for Estimators or Designers that can uphold this well-earned reputation. The option of being office based or a hybrid of home and office working is available for the candidate that can demonstrate the company-wide values of integrity and respect.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate designs, schedules and quotations for submission to customers
  • Ensure the best possible financial return for the business
  • Present accurate information the manufacturing department
  • Review, evaluate, prioritise and manage workload
  • Review own work for accuracy, efficiency and quality, additionally reviewing colleagues work if required
  • Liaise with sales team on project and customer specific opportunities
  • Liaise with internal operational teams
  • Maintain and update internal systems



Skills & Experiences

  • Previous design and estimating experience
  • An understanding and knowledge of roofing products (ideally roof trusses and metal web joists) and services, including the design process and methodology
  • An in-depth understanding of relevant building codes
  • The ability to assess customer requirements and build trust and confidence
  • Commercial awareness of the construction market and environment
  • Prioritisation & time and workload management
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with an enthusiastic and approachable
  • Self-motivated and organised with the ability to work at pace
  • Thorough attention to detail with an analytical approach
  • Ability to build rapport with the team and wider business



This is an exciting opportunity for a part home-based Estimator or Designer with knowledge of the roofing industry to join a well-established, friendly organisation renowned for its team of timber engineering experts, the very latest manufacturing processes, integrated supply chains and strong environmental credentials.


A competitive salary and benefits package including 31 days holiday, life insurance, employee assistance programme and company discounts are all on offer. Apply now!

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location: Norwich

Business Area: Kier Utilities - Anglian Water

Contract: Permanent

Connecting people, powering the UK.

Kier Group is one of the Top 3 utility providers here in the UK - helping connect, heat and power the country from Lands' End to John O'Groats. 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.

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.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join Kier Water. The main purpose of this role is to assist to the Senior Quantity Surveyor to provide management for an allocated programme area of an embedded alliance contract. Managing a small team of commercial professionals, you will be accountable to the Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Key Responsibilities

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for the commercial management of the allocated programme area, fostering close working relationships with all key stakeholders, adhere to the embedded alliance internal governance contract, provide transparent, accurate and timely commercial reporting, as well as adopt and consistently employ the agreed commercial management systems and processes.

You will also be responsible for engendering a culture of commercial challenge, controlling costs, maximise value and minimise future liabilities. You will demonstrate the highest levels of commercial integrity and financial self-assurance and identify, report and assist in the proactive management of financial and commercial risk and communicate effectively with stakeholders and manage and mitigate commercial disputes.

What do we need from you?

You will have excellent commercial acumen and a willingness to travel. You will have a good understanding of NEC3 forms of contract and a thorough understanding of relevant construction and contract law. Due to travel requirements you will need to have a full UK driving licence.

Ideally you will have experience working in a complex matrix team environment and have the relevant qualifications, such as RICS, CIOB, ICE, and a degree in construction or commercial management.

What will you receive?


You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Company Car
  • Private Healthcare
  • 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. 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: 06/05/2021

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