Ganger

  • Job Reference: 202550
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2020
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Labour
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Ganger (Lead Water Technician)


Location: Bournemouth

Business Area: Kier Utilities- Bournemouth Water



Creating a future

Kier Group is one of the Top 3 Utility providers here in the UK- helping to connect, heat and power the country. Our sector expertise stretches across telecoms, gas and water, working with emerging technologies to the most exacting standards of safety and quality. What does it take to join this team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses, maintaining 65km of gas pipes and installing one million metres of fibre optic cable every year? It takes people like you.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Ganger to join our operational team working on our partnership with Bournemouth Water. Working in and leading a small team you'll need to have experience of working on the highway carrying out service/mains repairs & maintenance, meter installations and the installation of new water connections. Similar experience in another industry such as electricity or gas will be considered.


What do we need from you?


We're looking for enthusiastic Gangers who have a Full Driving License, who hold Streetworks Operative Units 001-006, Excavator 360 below and B&E Trailer Towing. An NVQ - NCO in Service Laying (water), EUSR Utility SHEA (Water), EUSR National Water Hygiene and 360 Excavator above 10t are highly desirable. It would also be beneficial for you to hold a First Aid at work qualification, have experience of excavation and Safe Trench Support and also have Water Network experience.

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. In return, we will be offering you a strong benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive hourly salary
  • Access to our pension scheme- Kier Retirement Savings Plan
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Options to participate in Cycle2Work and Payroll Giving Schemes
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers.

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.

Let's keep our world working!

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values or 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.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing date: 23rd September 2020