Highways Maintenance Operative
Kier Group plc
Reading, England
13h ago

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will carry out highways maintenance duties as instructed this will include winter maintenance when appropriate.

You will respond promptly to incidents on the network as instructed. It will be imperative to work in close cooperation with team members and subcontractors, contributing to the maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment.

Carry out collective and personal RA’s in accordance with company requirements. 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 liaise directly with the Site Supervisor, Network HUB and stakeholders where required.

It is crucial you can operate a variety of plant and equipment in order to carry out required duties effectively. Assist with ensuring that site and company equipment is always secure.

Raise problems / queries with the designated supervisor. Use of CONFIRM application to accurately record site works and upload photographic evidence.

Complete daily record sheets as required and retain records. Carry out daily defect reports on vehicles and ensure vehicles are maintained in good order.

Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace. When required, you will contribute to weekend, bank holiday working and out of hours / call out rosters.

What do we need from you?

  • 12ab Lantra traffic management trained
  • Basic Lantra VRS qualification
  • LGV driving licence (Group C minimum)
  • Asset Management Awareness operational level required
  • Experience and knowledge of strict Health & Safety operations and the related practical implications
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team
  • 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, generous annual leave entitlement and many more! To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, .

    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.

    Thinking. Doing. Innovating. Delivering.

    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 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 : 14 / 10 / 2021

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

    Recruitment Agencies - opportunities at Kier are managed by our internal recruitment team. We are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters.

    If there is a specific business need a member of the recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL to ensure all CV’s are uploaded onto our portal to be considered.

    For further information, visit our Careers Help page.

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