Institute of Highway Engineers


Kier Group
Rushden, England, United Kingdom (on-site)
21 days ago


Full Job Description

We're looking for an Engineer to join our Major Projects team based in York. Within this role, you can enjoy working on our prestigious Major Projects, progression opportunities, support in obtaining further qualifications and even more.

Location: Full Sutton, York

Contract: Full time

Salary: Competitive + benefits

Key Responsibilities

As an Engineer you will work closely with the Site Management team providing engineering support to ensure technical problems are overcome and technical queries are answered.

Your day to day will include:

  • Being responsible for setting out works, regularly checking the setting out points and benchmark

  • Checking that all setting out instruments and measuring equipment are delivered to site with a calibration certificate and recorded accordingly

  • Ensuring that the team on site understand all setting out information and can follow accordingly

What do we need from you?

  • Previous experience on large scale projects of up to £300m

  • HNC or above in a Civil Engineering related discipline

  • Setting Out experience

We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at to discuss and arrange these.

Benefits at Kier

We’re proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • New and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance and more

  • 26 days of annual leave a year, plus public holidays

  • Enrollment into the Kier Retirement Savings Plan

  • Green Car Scheme

  • Access to the Kier Sharesave

And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website:

Who is Kier?

We’re made up of six business units, Group Functions, Construction, Highways, Infrastructure, Utilities and Property, and as a group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK. Take a look at our sustainability objectives:

At the core of all our projects is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods and innovations to ensure we offer the best value to our clients as sustainably as possible.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We are collaborative, trusted and focussed in all that we do, and our people are essential in helping us achieve our goals.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives.

You can see more about our D&I action plan here:

Closing date: 12 October 2022

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

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65630565
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Rushden, England, United Kingdom
  • Company Name For Job: Kier Group
  • Position Title: Engineer
  • Job Function: General Engineering

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