Job Title: Design Engineer
Business Area: Local 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.
In this exciting role you will undertake the preparation, planning and consultation for and all other elements associated with traffic regulation order schemes, provide priced bills of quantities for the works, as well as ensuring a coordinated approach between Professional Services, other Suffolk Highways services and any external commissioners. You will also design temporary traffic management arrangements in accordance with the approved code of practice and legislation.
What do we need from you?
HNC/HND, foundation degree, degree or diploma qualified (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or significant relevant experience in the design of highway maintenance and improvement schemes;
Member of a professional institution such as IHE, CIHT, ICE. Be chartered (CEng) or incorporated (I Eng) with any of these institutions
Lantra 12d Traffic Management design qualification or demonstrable equivalent experienceWhat will you receive?
You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes 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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