222012 Requisition #

Job Title: Electrical Operative

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Competitive + Benefits


At Kier, we are Collaborative, Trusted and Focused, with Safety at the heart of everything we do.

We are currently looking for an Electrical Operative to join our Highways team in Birmingham.


Key Responsibilities

The Electrical Operative will be working on a busy street lighting contract installing street furniture, excavating column holes and reinstating a variety of patches and tracks within the footpaths. Compliance to HAUC Standards will be adhered to. There will be removal and back filling spoil for street lighting excavations. Use of reinstatement materials such as, Tarmac, modular, paving and concrete. Delivery to site of various materials.


We are seeking candidates who?

  • Hold NRSWA at Operative level
  • Have a full driving licence with a minimum of C1 and E
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge in
    • Signing lighting and guarding
    • Excavation in the highway
    • Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
    • Reinstatement of sub-base & base in non-bituminous materials
    • Reinstatement of bituminous materials (hot and cold lay)
    • Reinstatement of modular surfaces in concrete footways


Kier Benefits:

  • Free life assurance
  • Access to our valuable pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement and many more!

Find out more here about the great rewards and benefits we offer our employees.

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Visit our website to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion.  If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing InclusiveRecruitment@kier.co.uk.


Closing Date: 24th June 2022


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


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