Job Requirements / Description
We're looking for a Section Engineer to join our Highways team based in Penrith to work on our A66 project. Within this role, you can enjoy 26 days annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave, a fantastic, matched pension scheme, 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family and even more.
Contract: Permanent, Fulltime
Salary: Up to £42.5k + Company car + Benefits
As a Section Engineer you'll be responsible for managing the technical compliance of the project to the design specification in order to fulfil the assigned project (or section) safely, on time and to the required quality.
Your day to day will include:
Support your Manager and any staff under your control
Maintain a good working relationship with the Client and other Stakeholders
Manage and control your section of the work according to agreed programmes
Who are we looking for?
This role of Section Engineer is great for you if:
Having a relevant Construction related Degree / HNC
Having relevant CSCS card
Having commercial awareness
We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.
If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at (url removed) to discuss and arrange these.
Benefits at Kier
We're proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:
new and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance and more
share in the success you help to create by investing in Kier through our Sharesave and Share Incentive Plans.
green Car Scheme
a huge range of deals and discounts at many your favourite brands
employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Kier
And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website: (url removed)/careers/rewards-benefits
Who is Kier?
We're made up of six business units, Group Functions, Construction, Highways, Infrastructure, Utilities and Property, and as a group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK. Take a look at our sustainability objectives: (url removed)/sustainability/
At the core of all our projects is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods and innovations to ensure we offer the best value to our clients as sustainably as possible.
Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We are collaborative, trusted and focussed in all that we do, and our people are essential in helping us achieve our goals.
Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives.
You can see more about our D&I action plan here: (url removed)/media/6668/di-roadmap-2021.pdf
Closing date: 6th December 2022
Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early