Senior Engineer  – Kier Group

We’re looking for a Senior Engineer to join our Highways team based in Birmingham. A Senior Engineer is required, that is a specialist in at least one of the following fields: Highway and Geometric Design, Signs, Road Markings and Lining Design, Traffic Safety Engineering and Road Safety Audits, Pavement Design and Asset Management, VRS Design and Drainage Design. Within this role, you can enjoy private healthcare, a fantastic matched pension scheme, a competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave, and even more.
Successful candidates will have a particular specialism but will also have a robust overall knowledge of the Highway Design field.
Location : Birmingham – remote working available, with travel to the office
Contract : Permanent, Fulltime
Salary : £40k – £50k
As a Senior Engineer, you’ll be working within the Highways team. The main purpose of this role is to deliver designs that are buildable and sustainable.
Your day to day will include:
Managing small teams of Engineers to deliver projects in accordance with the clients brief
Managing project related correspondence with all stakeholders
Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations
Who are we looking for?
This role of Senior Engineer is great for you if have:
Significant experience in the detailed design of highway related projects
Degree in Civil Engineering and professional membership of the ICE or similar. Or working towards professional status
A thorough knowledge of Highways England Design Manuals and Specifications
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
Life Assurance
24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family
Paid professional subscription
Kier’s Green Car Scheme
And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website: kier.co.uk/careers/rewards-benefits
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: kier.co.uk/sustainability/
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: kier.co.uk/media/6668/di-roadmap-2021.pdf
Closing date: 15 November 2022
Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.


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