Business Area: Kier Utilities- Western Power Distribution
Permanent- Full Time
Creating a future
Kier works as part of a framework for Western Power Distribution to ensure its customers have power in their homes, businesses, schools and hospitals. We are an essential member of the team mainly working on reactive and planned maintenance in Exeter, Bristol and down to Cornwall.
We employ a large number of teams across the region, whose role it is to either respond to emergencies to dig down in the street or on private property to give our client access to repair their asset, or to lay new mains cables as part of their ongoing planned maintenance programme. Our responsibility begins with planning the works and finishes with us clearing site having put it back to the same or better condition than when we arrived, making sure that customers are happy and informed throughout every stage of the works.
We currently have the opportunity for an Operative to join the team where you will be working in a small team. You will be responsible for carrying out and completing work as directed, informing the Ganger of any problems and ensure all work complies with Safety, Health and Environmental legislation. Essential Key Skills and Qualifications
- Holder of a Full UK Driving Licence
- Holder of relevant CSCS/CPSC cards
- Holders of NRSWA card
- Strong interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills
- Ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbal
- EUSR Power
- Cat and Genny Training
- Utility Experience
- Deep Excavation Training/ experience
Desirable Skills/ Experience/ Training
- UK Driving Licence CAT C + E
- EUSR- SHEA Power
We recognise people are essential to delivering exceptional services and everyone has the opportunity to realise their full potential and therefore we will offer you a long-term career with continued training and development.
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.
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.
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Closing date: 16th September 2020