General Operative - HV/Civils - UKPN Alliance

  • Job Reference: 202364
  • Date Posted: 24 August 2020
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Trades & Labour
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Civils & Electrical Gangs


Location: Bury St Edmunds- Covering UKPN EPN Operational Area

Business Area: Kier Utilities & Rail- UK Power Network


Better Together


Imagine working in a team trusted to build and deliver some of the UKs most innovative projects in the Power, Gas or Telecoms industry. Now come and enjoy the reality- with a company where you can develop your future, shaping our world for everyone.

Kier Utilities work in partnership with UKPN to distribute approximately 27% of the UK's electricity, serving 8 million homes and businesses in London, the South East and East of England. We build and renew high voltage electrical utility assets and are looking for qualified and experienced teams to deliver large scale substation and connections schemes across the East.

Whether you're an individual or a member of a team, if you are a qualified skilled operative, labourer or machine/ winch operator with a CSCS or EUSR Power card and good experience, we would love you to join us in delivering the UK's safest DNO capital programme.

It is highly desirable if you hold any of the following- SMSTS, SSSTS, NRSWA, NPORS, CPCS, Deep Excavation, Confined Spaces or UKPN Substation Entry tickets.

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you'll enjoy the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

You can also expect a strong benefits package that includes:
  • Competitive 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 your 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.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

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.


Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing date: 7th September 2020