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22 days ago
Kier Group
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Category: Site Engineering / Management Jobs
Job Title: Civils Agent
Location: Devonport Royal Dockyard
Business Area: Kier Infrastructure Projects

To make the most of your career, just add water.

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.

Job responsibilities

Kier Utilities & Rails’ new joint venture with Kier Infrastructure have been successful in winning a new Capital Works Frameworks with Thames Water. We are looking for an experienced Civils Agent to lead our team on these Multi-disciplined, Design & Build Frameworks cover projects on Infrastructure (below ground assets) and Non-Infrastructure (above ground assets), for construction and refurbishment of operational treatment, collection or distribution facilities. In this role you will be programming works, commercial performance and the effective utilisation of resources to meet those programmes. You will support the implementation and monitoring of Health & Safety policies and procedures in accordance with Kier other H&S related policies and procedures as well as supporting the implementation and monitoring of Business Assurance Systems (BAS) policies and procedures. Promoting cross division working with other members within the LHA to create a one-team ethos and taking full ownership and accountability for profit and loss of your schemes, ensuring robust control of target costs and actual costs incurred is also an important part of this role.

What do we need from you?

You will need to hold a Full UK Driving Licence and have 5 years industry experience, along with a 5 Day - Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Certificate. Proven people and project management skills, as well as competent judgement and problem-solving ability. If, in addition to this you have a Commercial and Contractual awareness and can liaise in a professional manner with Client, Client Representatives, General Public and other interested parties then this could be the perfect role for you.

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.

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: Wednesday 25th November 2020

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