General Operative

  • Job Reference: 210677
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Labour
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

General Operative
Location: Plymouth
Business Area: Kier Utilities & Rail- South West Water
Contract: Permanent- Full time

A local passion, a national reach

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 an Operative to join our operational team working on our partnership with South West Water. Working in a small team you'll be responsible for servicing, minor repairs and maintenance work, to provide high quality, 'right first time', cost effective services to the business and its customers.

What do we need from you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who holds a Full Driving Licence. It will also be beneficial to hold Water Network experience.

What can you expect from us?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes access to our pension scheme- Kier Retirement Savings Plan, generous annual leave allowance, two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing

    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. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.

    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.

    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 an inclusive employer.

    Closing Date: 1st March 2021

    Please note, interviews make take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.