Kier

Kier wins £40m deal in Surrey

05/05/2020

Kier has won a 12-month contract extension with Surrey County Council worth £40m.

Wage cuts and shutdowns, but Kier cracks on

02/04/2020

While staff in the wider Kier Group have taken wage cuts, and parts of its operations have been put on ice, Kier Highways reached a major milestone on its M20 and M23 smart motorway schemes.

Kier takes over interim Birmingham contract

03/02/2020

Kier has been brought in to manage the 15-month interim highway services contract in Birmingham after Amey's failed PFI deal in the city.

Kier's chief operating officer quits

15/11/2019

Kier’s chief operating officer (COO), Claudio Veritiero, has left the business with immediate effect after only being appointed as COO only in August of 2018.

Kier Highways boss steps down after inspiring career

05/09/2019

Kier boss Dave Wright is stepping down as part of sweeping changes at the top of Kier Highways.

Comment: Making ghost markings disappear

16/07/2019

Highways England is investing almost £700,000 on research to improve road markings and tackle confusing ‘ghost’ markings. Corporate group leader Martin Bolt explains why

Kier Highways becomes Disability Confident Leader

11/04/2019

Kier Highways is the first company in the UK construction sector to become a Disability Confident Leader through the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) programme.

New roads, new rules: Making the ‘unaffordable’ affordable

05/04/2019

In an age of new roads, be they smart motorways, expressways or digital highways, leading public sector bodies and companies are writing new rules and making the seeming impossible achievable - one such group is Kier.

Kier: 'Safety in Mind' Part 5

29/03/2019

Leading infrastructure firm Kier has released Part 5 of its powerful video campaign Charlie’s Story, raising awareness about mental health and wellbeing issues in the infrastructure sector.

Become a lifesaver with Kier at Traffex

15/03/2019

Join Kier Highways on its journey to create an industry of lifesavers at Traffex 2019.

Powerful Kier film tackles mental health wellbeing

07/02/2019

Kier Highways’ mental health wellbeing campaign “Safety in Mind” is gathering pace with the release of a series of videos examining the pressures and dangers road workers face.

Kier makes boardroom cuts as part of efficiency drive

02/08/2018

Kier has announced a board-level restructure as two senior figures leave with immediate effect and Claudio Veritiero takes on both their roles as part of a wider efficiency drive.

Round table: Breaking the siege mentality

26/07/2018

In the first of a two-part series, Adrian Tatum reports from an extended round table, hosted by Kier and Highways, where local authorities and the Tier One contractor discussed the sector’s industry’s big issues including funding and innovation.

Kier wins £750m Highways England extensions

10/07/2018

Kier has secured three-year extensions on its Highways England Areas 3 and 9 contracts, with a total value of £750m or £250m a year.

Kier director breaks ground in new age of roads

05/07/2018

A senior director at Kier Highways has told the sector that the new era digital of roads and market disruption is upon us, stating that 'Google and Amazon are supply chain partners in the industry now'.

Traffex SiB second day podcast now online

28/06/2018

In a busy second podcast from Traffex Seeing is Believing, SMART Highways Paul Hutton editor talks innovation, investment and international.

First Traffex Seeing is Believing podcast now available

27/06/2018

Traffex Seeing is Believing is taking place at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire, showing off the best in highways innovation and transport technology and SMART Highways editor Paul Hutton is there to talk to demonstrators, exhibitors and visitors.

The Stig talks driverless cars in this week’s Talking Transport

20/06/2018

You may not have heard him before, but you’ll probably have seen him – The Stig from Top Gear. Well one of those drivers from the Clarkson/May/Hammond era of the programme joins us on Talking Transport as Ben Collins discusses driverless cars.

Kier "strengthens highways team" with senior appointment

02/02/2017

Kier Group has appointed Martin Duffy as collaboration and improvement director for its highways division - a new role that the company says underlines its commitment to close cooperation with its clients and suppliers.

HE awards new highway maintenance deals worth £300m

15/12/2016

Highways England has awarded four new style asset delivery contracts worth over £300 million to Kier, a CH2M/Costain joint venture and Amey.

Highways jobs

Chief Officer for Transport, Highways & Engineering

Bedford Borough Council
£75,657 - £92,471
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and/or hold a suitable professional qualification. Bedford, Bedfordshire
Recruiter: Bedford Borough Council

Structures Engineer

Northumberland County Council
£36,876 and £40,760
We are looking for Engineers with experience in highway structure design. County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Assistant Traffic Management & Road Safety Engineer

North Yorkshire County Council
£22,021 to £26,999
We are looking for an Assistant Engineer to join our Traffic Engineering team. The Traffic Engineering Team forms part of... Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Vehicle Technician x 2

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
£24, 313 - £28, 785 per annum
All Candidates must... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Land Water Air Team Manager

Hackney London Borough Council
£48,252 – £49,203 per annum
we are offering this rare opportunity for a highly-motivated, ambitious and creative individual with proven pollution control Hackney, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Hackney London Borough Council

Business Support Officer - Transport Services

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£18,795 - £19,171
Duties may include... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Greenspace and Environment Enforcement Officer x 4 Jobs

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£19,554 - £23,836
Requirements for this role include... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Refuse Team Leader

Northumberland County Council
A salary of £21,589 - £23,836
We require a Refuse Team Leader to assist in coordinating the provision of efficient and effective refuse collection & recycling services. Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Refuse Team Leader

Northumberland County Council
£21,589 - £23,836
We require a Refuse Team Leader to assist in coordinating the provision of efficient and effective refuse collection & recycling services. Berwick Upon Tweed
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Working Farm Manager

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
£29,636 - £33,799 per annum
You’ll be responsible for a small team of agricultural staff managing a variety of rare breeds animals including a herd of... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Traffic Engineer

Watford Borough Council
Up to £41,634 per annum
We are looking for a Traffic Engineer to help support traffic flows across Watford and keep our roads moving. Watford, Hertfordshire
Recruiter: Watford Borough Council

Section 38 Engineer

Darlington Borough Council
£31,371.00 - £33,799.00 Annually
Darlington continues to attract new and exciting developments increasing the ambition of the town and the living standards for all of its residents. Darlington, Durham
Recruiter: Darlington Borough Council

Traffic Signals Engineer/Senior Engineer

Bath & North East Somerset Council
£30,507 - £37,849 pa (career grade)
We have a vacancy for a career graded Traffic Signals Engineer / Senior Engineer role over two separate levels of progression.  Keynsham, Bristol
Recruiter: Bath & North East Somerset Council

Roadworker Ganger

City of York Council
£21,400 to £23,793 per annum
The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of a variety of works to highways, footways, major transport projects schemes as... York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Roadworker

City of York Council
£19,875 to £20,975 per annum
You will have some experience in assisting in delivering civil engineering projects. York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Cemeteries Operative

Northumberland County Council
£19,554 - £21,166
Cemeteries Operative, based at Tweedmouth Depot, Berwick Tweedmouth Depot, Berwick Upon Tweed
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Transport Network Monitoring Officer

City of York Council
£10.30 per hour
Do you have previous knowledge/experience of Computer Network Transport Systems? York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Assistant Director Planning & Transportation

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
£81,495 per annum 
Looking for a highly accomplished, ambitious and determined Chartered Town Planner to join the Growth Directorate’s leadership team.  Tameside, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Highways Maintenance Technician    

Worcestershire County Council
£25,540 up to £27,229 (plus payment for occasional out of hours working) 
Using your knowledge and experience in highways maintenance you will support and advise your colleagues and contractors. Worcestershire
Recruiter: Worcestershire County Council

Driver/Attendant

Redbridge London Borough Council
£21,591 per annum pro-rated for 20 hours and term time.
Experience in transporting students or Special Clients such as elderly or persons with disabilities is preferred. Ilford, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Redbridge London Borough Council

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