Make a difference to the world - and the most of your engineering talent.
Do you want to be a valued member of the team responsible for maintaining over 31,000km of local authority and strategic roads across the UK - providing these vital services to over 6 million people throughout the country? If your answer is ‘yes’, then Kier Highways is the place for you - offering the best possible training to become a fully-fledged Geotechnical engineer.
You can expect to be working in a team looking at the maintenance of road assets, with a focus on earthworks, retaining structures and bridge foundations. You’ll be supporting and increasing the capacity of the project team by undertaking office and field based technical project tasks on time, within budget and to the agreed standards. As well as this you can expect to contribute to the development of technical solutions at feasibility, preliminary and detailed design stages and prepare technical design calculations, drawings, reports, tender documents, specifications, designer’s risk assessments and other CDM documentation and other documents.
You’ll be making a difference to people’s lives on work that really matters - as well as making the most of your passion for Highways, flexibility in where you live and actual or predicted grade of a 2:1 degree (or above) on a Civil Engineering with Geotech content or a Geology with engineering content related programme.
In return for your commitment and results, you can expect a competitive reward and benefits package, including:
Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
Free Life Assurance
26 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)
Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
Two employee Share Scheme options
Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive discount shopping site with deals available at over 800 retailers.
It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant 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.