Location – Thames Water Operational Business Area
Kier Utilities and Infrastructure JV – Thames Water
Kier Utilities 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.
Kier Infrastructure delivers some of the largest civil engineering projects in the UK, we successfully moved 5.6 million m3 of earth from the ground in Somerset for the installation of the nuclear power station at Hinckley point C.
We innovated using specialist equipment to tunnel under the streets of London for the Crossrail project and we are working now on High Speed Two – the UK’s new largest infrastructure project connecting the UK.
What does it take to join a team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses and delivering outstanding innovative projects, time and time again?
It takes people like you.
Kier Utilities 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 Project Engineer 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.
Delivery projects with minimal supervision or assistance within budget and timescales without compromise on safety and environment
Outline engineering from inception to completion of schemes utilising in-house functions and resources
Liaison with client’s engineering and operational staff to ensure Key Performance Parameters are met or exceeded within budget constraints
Ascertain preliminary and detailed design/project requirements and solutions
Prepare estimates and quotations and complete contract documentation
Co-ordinate and liaise with suppliers, specialist sub-contractors, in-house functions and resource
Procurement of plant, materials and specialist subcontractors using COINS financial management accounting system
Compile and collate final contract documentation, “as-built” drawings and test sheets for inclusion into operation & maintenance manuals
Overall responsibility for profit/loss on contracts undertaken
Establishing and agreeing price variations and final accounts
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Holds the relevant qualifications (e.g. ONC/ HNC/ B.Eng or an NVQ equivalent)
Previous experience within the water industry
Commercial and contractual awareness
Proficient IT skills (working knowledge of COINS, Microsoft Suite preferred)
Good communication skills
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to organise
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 competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:
- Free Life Assurance
- Company Car or Car Allowance
- Access to our valuable pension scheme
- Kier Retirement Savings Plan
- Generous annual leave allowance
- Options to participate in Cycle2Work and
- Payroll Giving schemes
- Two employee Share Scheme options
- Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
- 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.
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. 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 – 18/08/2020