Graduate Opportunity

Highways Design Engineer 2021

Birmingham

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The Highways Services team showing the UK the way.

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.

Kier Services - Overview

It is our Kier Services division that ultimately means Kier can help our public and private sector clients realise the full value of their assets at every stage of the services life cycle.

Job responsibilities

You’ll be responsible for assisting with the design process for new and current schemes in the area, using the expertise you learnt at university into practice in a fast-paced business environment. You may also support feasibility studies, preliminary/detailed designs and preparing tender documents. You will be involved in Involved in scheme investigations, site inspections and investigations as well as data collection and analysis.

What do we need from you?

To really make the most of this opportunity, you will have a passion for working within our Highways business and you will have completed your degree by September 2021, with an actual or predicted grade of a 2:2 or above in a Civil engineering or Design Engineering subject programme that must be accredited by a professional body. You’ll also need a full UK driving licence, as the role will require travel.

What will you receive?

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 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
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit
  • Options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • 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 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.

Unfortunately, we will not accept late applications. Apply now to avoid disappointment.

Please note that virtual Recruitment days will be held in Last week of February and early March 2021.

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  • £25,000 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Birmingham
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