203118 Requisition #

Job Title: General Foreman

Location: Birmingham
Business Area: Kier Highways  

You’re more than a number in the No.1 Highways Service team.


You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We’re one of the UK’s leading names in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure - inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors - and wherever you join us, you’ll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country’s most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services.


Kier Group is the UK’s leading highways service provider, delivering an incredibly diverse range of road, bridge and tunnel projects - from planning and programming stage through to delivery, maintenance and operation. We work with a wide range of partners such as local authorities and Highways England to improve the quality and safety of UK roads - making us the No.1 highways and tunnel maintenance team across the country, delivering over £1 billion of social value by maintaining 31,000km of roads used by six million people in their everyday lives.


Job responsibilities


In this exciting role you will be responsible for carrying out maintenance service duties required to keep the network safe and resilient, to undertake Shift briefings, Site Inductions and TBTs with all operational staff as well as to undertake inspections to monitor workmanship and material qualities for all works. You will also be responsible for undertaking standby duties during the week and weekends for incidence response and winder maintenance response when required and ensuring completion of all relevant site records.


What we need from you?

  • 12A,B,C,D Lantra Certificated
  • TMF/LTMO Certificated where appropriate
  • 2B Lead Installer Certificated
  • CSCS accreditation for level of post
  • Full Driving licence. LGV License preferred
  • Highway Maintenance experience.
  • Winter Maintenance NVQ and experience
  • Incident Management Experience

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 competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:


In return we will give you a competitive reward and benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Access to our pension scheme – Kier Retirement Savings Plan
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Competitive 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
So what are you waiting for? Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

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.

Let’s keep our world working!

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: 28/2/21

Register with us

Create a profile and sign up for Job Alerts.

Go to Profile

View Applications

Review your job applications or update your profile.

View Applications