Safe Digs Administrator

  • Job Reference: 213721
  • Date Posted: 29 September 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Safe Digs Administrator

Salary: Up to 21k

Location: Basingstoke

Business Unit: Utilities - Telecoms

Contract: Permanent

Connecting people, powering the UK.

From Telecoms to Power, from Lands' End to John O'Groats.

Kier Group is one of the Top 3 utility providers here in the UK - helping connect, heat and power the country from Lands' End to John O'Groats. 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.

It's taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK's Top 3 utility providers. It's taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.

Key Responsibilities

Administration of works from receipt through to planning on the BT ONSA contract covering Hampshire & Berkshire

As a Safe Digs administrator your role will involve collating all documentation from site meeting, ensuring that this is uploaded to the job before being released. Using the ZOI/HPP method statement, evaluate all jobs that have fallen into the hot job queue before releasing to operations to schedule. Upload safe digs to all required works through the PROVEIT system whilst following all H&S requirements.

You will be reviewing estimates received by Openreach and validate, raising any issues before accepting into the system, deliver performance to set Client KPIs/SLAs.

Contacting asset owners to gain permission to proceed or arrange joint site meetings if required and build solid relationships with Highways, suppliers and OR and manage specific expectations at administration level.

What do we need from you?

You must have a good level of IT competency with knowledge of MS office packages and excellent attention to detail. Ideally you will have experience in an Operational Setting in the highways and/or utilities sectors, experience in street works permitting and an interest in health & safety.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, please reach out to one of our recruiters.

Flexible/Agile Working

At Kier we believe that - wherever we can, whether office or site-based - we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility - We'll do our best to support you.

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 committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these.

Closing Date: 29th October 2021

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

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