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Job Title: Assistant Technology Design Engineer
Location: Birmingham or Basingstoke where you will be based out of our either office with home working available and some travel to other offices and sites
Business area: Highways
Contract: Permanent, Fulltime
Salary: £25k - £29k + Company Car + 26 days holiday plus bank holiday + Benefits
We are Kier, one of the UK's leading construction and infrastructure services, working on projects such as Strategic and Local Highways.
We are now recruiting for an Assistant Technology Design Engineer to join our Highways team in Birmingham or Basingstoke to contribute to design engineering assessments and guidance from as early as the concept stage. You will provide continuous design assurance throughout the design life‑cycle as well as developing technically compliant offers and submissions.
The overall purpose of the role is to assist in the development of engineering & design solutions for a wide array of ITS projects to be delivered for a number of different clients as guided by the Senior Engineer, against defined governance and assurances frameworks, processes and procedures to proactively highlight issues at an early stage, allowing technology design and engineering to recommend timely mitigations to facilitate designs that are right first time
What do we need from you?
Degree or equivalent qualification within a technology bias engineering discipline e.g. communications, electronic/electrical engineering
Industry knowledge, experience and understanding essential; specifically relating to highways technology infrastructure and National Highways
High level analytical, investigative, solutions finding, and problem-solving skills
Proven track record of successful service delivery, operational, design, and delivery of highways technology infrastructure projects; with knowledge of operational maintenance, construction and site experience being key
Effective and confident communication, professional in approach and presentation, with the ability to build relationships and interact well with business and client stakeholders at all levels
Possession of multiple practical skillsets across the HE technology and infrastructure projects
Knowledge of ITS, IoT, Telco, and IP technologies and their applications against the services Kier Services | Highways supplies
Full UK Driving licence and ability to travel / overnight stays when requiredAt 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
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24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family
Kier's Green Car Scheme
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Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.
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Closing Date: 29th June 2022
Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.
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