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Summer Placement - Civil Engineer (Highways)

Infrastructure/Civil/Construction/Building Services.

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We are Kier, one of the UK’s leading construction and infrastructure services. We sustainably deliver infrastructure that is vital to the UK, working collaboratively with our clients on projects of all sizes, complexities, and sectors.

Being a part of Kier

Find out how our team pull together to deliver to our clients.

We are now recruiting for an Summer Placement – Civil Engineer to join our Kier Highways team in Birmingham.

Kier is the leading highways service provider in the UK, dealing with partners like National Highways as well as a wide range of local authorities. Collectively we manage more than 27,000km of the UK’s strategic and local road networks, ranging from major road schemes all the way to routine maintenance.

Key Responsibilities

You’ll be working in conjunction with the site team to ensure that construction is carried out accurately, quality is maintained, records are kept, abortive or defective work is avoided, and that satisfactory progress is achieved.

What do we need from you?

Alongside our values of being collaborative, trusted and focused we will look to understand your potential and development areas for the role. During the recruitment process you may be expected to show us that you are willing to learn, be self-motivated, punctual, organised, committed, and hard-working. Many of the skills you’ll need to succeed in this role will be developed as part of your training – so we look forward to supporting you on your career journey.

For this role you must currently be studying at university and be available for 8 weeks over the summer period.

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.

  • New and enhanced family friendly policies with 8 weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave and important guidance on the menopause and the support we can offer
  • A competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave.
  • A fantastic matched pension scheme
  • Share in the success you help to create by investing in Kier through our Sharesave and Share Incentive Plans.
  • 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family
  • Kier’s Green Car Scheme
  • A huge range of deals and discounts at many your favourite brands
  • And many many more!

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 8 weeks
  • Birmingham
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Infrastructure

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