Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: Greater London
Business Area: Strategic Highways
Let's shape a world, together.
Kier Group is many things to many people. We're a leading Regional Builder, the UK's No. 1 Highways service team and a Top-Three Utility & Power provider. We're an industry-leader in health and safety at work - and a responsible citizen who adds billions of pounds of social value to the communities where we do business. Above all, we're a team of people built on many backgrounds and experiences, a company that values you for who you are and what you do.
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.
This exciting role will include undertaking services within an engineering environment which may include (but are not limited to); scheme investigation, site and structure inspections, data collection and analysis, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, preparation of tender documents, works/construction inspection and supervision to progress scheme design, development and construction.
You will need to manage the delivery of technical outputs of project teams. Acting as Lead Designer on work undertaken by the team and contribute to technical excellence and innovation across the team. It will be important to contribute to Value Management / Engineering to support Principal Engineers and Project Managers in ensuring that schemes are delivered with innovation. Carry out the checking and certifying of design deliverables (including drawings specifications, professional skill and care certificates, reports and contract documents), and authorising where appropriate. You will provide technical input to brief responses and proposals for new work. Ensure that delivery is achieved in accordance with the company's management systems including health and safety and project risk management.
What do we need from you?
A degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. To be a chartered / incorporated member of a relevant professional institution (MICE/MIStructE or equivalent) or possess equivalent experience
Demonstrable knowledge in inspection, assessment, design and construction of highway structures to UK standards
Use of relevant software
Worked on design and build contracts (desirable)
Main management systems & processes used within a similar business.
Able to carry out technical compliance checks for project team outputs
Must be computer literate
Capable of working without supervision is essential,
Experience of design of Highway structures to Eurocodes (desirable)What will you receive?
You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, .
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: 13/08/2021
Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.
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