Kier Highways

JV aims to leverage big players’ collective knowledge

09/10/2020

A joint venture has pledged to leverage the collective knowledge, expertise and network of two of the sector’s biggest players to tackle the challenge of maintaining a chunk of London’s roads.

Highways England trials roadworks airbag

02/10/2020

Highways England is trialling an inflatable barrier that can be put up in minutes to help protect road workers on its network from motorists who drive into work areas.

Kier wins £160m Area 4 deal

05/08/2020

Highways England has awarded Kier Highways a contract worth up to £160m over eight years to maintain its roads in Kent and Sussex.

Kier signs up for £150m A585 scheme

02/03/2020

Kier Highways has signed the contract to deliver the £150m A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool scheme for Highways England.

Hindle takes the top job at Kier Highways

06/02/2020

Kier has appointed Nicola Hindle as group managing director for its highways business, taking over the role vacated last year by Dave Wright.

Keep on running: Kier goes contraflow for gantry installation

18/12/2019

Kier Highways has installed three large cantilever gantries on a smart motorway project over a nine-night period while the motorway remained open.

Kier Highways rises to diversity challenge

18/11/2019

Kier Highways has achieved the Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity for its commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace.

Comment: 'I’m sure I’ll be in this industry for a very long time'

27/09/2019

Owen Smith is a successful apprentice at Kier Highways, who has received industry recognition for his work. In this article, he talks about why this sector was his career of choice, why it’s important to promote the industry to the next generation, and where he is hoping his career takes him.

Kier loses £245m despite highways wins

19/09/2019

Kier Group has announced losses of £245m following what its chief executive conceded was a ‘difficult’ year.

Kier reaches safety milestone on smart motorways schemes

15/08/2019

Two Kier Highways all lane running smart motorway projects have worked over one million hours without a reportable injury.

Kier appoints health and safety specialist to new highways role

12/02/2019

Kier Group has appointed Steve Crofts as its head of safety, health and environment (SHE), a newly created role at Kier Highways.

Kier – and partners – launch collaboration initiative

02/11/2018

Kier Highways has launched a major new initiative that aims to help transform the sector’s approach to safety, customer service and delivery through innovation and collaboration.

Wright recognised for inspirational leadership as Kier triumphs at CIHT awards

15/06/2018

Dave Wright, executive director at Kier Highways, won the Inspirational Leadership Award at the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation’s (CIHT) Awards on Thursday night.

Suffolk highways’ tale of transformation

05/04/2018

Highways gets an exclusive briefing from Mark Stevens, assistant director, operational highways at Suffolk CC, on how a collaboration with Kier Infrastructure Services is re-defining the way a local authority can work with a service delivery partner to optimise performance and give value for money.

Highways business underpins strong half-year results for Kier

15/03/2018

Kier Group plc has announced strong half-year profits, which it said were bolstered by a strong performance by its highways business. 

Area 3 supply chain recognised for collaborative approach

23/06/2016

Thirteen members of the Kier Highways supply chain in Area 3 have achieved certification to BS 11000 Collaborative Business Relationships.

Highways jobs

Operations Manager (Traffic & Compliance)

Barnet London Borough Council
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We’re looking for the right person for this role, so we don’t mind where you’re located, as long as... Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Operations Manager (Traffic & Travel)

Barnet London Borough Council
TBC
You’ll be responsible for developing strategies and delivering projects and programmes as part of the service senior management team - including... Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Operations Manager (Development Control)

Barnet London Borough Council
TBC
You’ll be responsible for the overall delivery of all highways and development control management in this varied role. Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Operations Manager (Assets)

Barnet London Borough Council
TBC
It’s an exciting role where we’ll look to you to ensure highways projects are delivered against continuous improvement and... Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Asset Manager

Barnet London Borough Council
£50k to £55k plus benefits
You’ll be part of a friendly team and work closely with the operations managers and senior team to... Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Technical Supervisor

Barnet London Borough Council
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You’ll make an impact in a friendly team who are responsible for... Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Traffic & Travel Manager

Barnet London Borough Council
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As part of a friendly team, you’ll support the operations manager of traffic and travel in the overall delivery of... Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Environmental Surveyor

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
£34,900 - £47,300 per annum
You will have practical experience of grounds and repair works to common parts of housing estates and... Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Traffic Engineer

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£25.137 - £34.209
We are looking to appoint a Traffic Engineer to work within the Traffic Group (Traffic Team) to
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Senior Travel Plan Officer

Somerset County Council
£25,991 to £29,577 per annum
Fantastic opportunity in Somerset to work in our Travel Plan Team within the Highways Development Management service as a... Somerset
Recruiter: Somerset County Council

Outdoor Learning Assistant

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£11,036 per annum
You will contribute to the outdoor learning programme for a wide range of participants visiting our Centres. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Director of Operations

St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council
£92,968 - £98,282
This role is an opportunity for talented, corporate thinking and grounded leaders to grow personally and professionally in... St Helens, Merseyside
Recruiter: St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

Principal Traffic Management Engineer

City and County of Swansea Council
£38,890 to £42,821 per annum
You will enjoy an interesting and satisfying work-life with many opportunities to develop valuable skills and experience in the delivery of... Swansea (Abertawe)
Recruiter: City and County of Swansea Council

Refuse Driver (LGV Chargehand Driver)

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£22995 - £24258 per annum + plus contractual overtime and allowances
It is an exciting time in Waste and Street Services at the Royal Borough of Greenwich. This is a opportunity to be part of a busy, successful team mak England, London, Greenwich
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Principal Traffic Signal and ITS Engineer

Warwickshire County Council
£40,876.00 - £42,821.00 plus annual standby allowance of £2,562.84
You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of our Urban Traffic Management and Control System. Warwickshire
Recruiter: Warwickshire County Council

Refuse Driver

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£22.995 - £24.258
The successful candidates will work anywhere within the Borough of Greenwich, work outside in all weathers, and be able to use... Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Public Protection Group Leader

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£43,857 - £45,859
You will develop a strategic approach to deliver a service which promotes jobs and businesses, protects the safety of... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Project Officer - Air Quality

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£27,741 - £30,451
We’re looking for an additional team member to support the Senior Environmental Health Officers in... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Customer Support Officer

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
£25,833 - £29,796 per annum
The successful candidate for this role will be someone who has great administration and customer service qualities, and... Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Refuse Driver (LGV Chargehand Driver)

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£22.995 - £24.258
It is an exciting time in Waste and Street Services at the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

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