Kier Group plc.

2019 Summer Placement - Construction Manager

Kier Group is a leading property, residential, construction and services group, which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. With proven expertise in building, civil engineering, support services, public/private house building, property development and structured property financing, Kier is a partner people can trust.
 
We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through our values that we will leave a lasting legacy.
 
Being a responsible corporation is something we take very seriously. Our group of companies plays a significant part in the daily life of millions of people – whether they are our own employees, our clients or the public we serve.  Kier incorporates responsible behaviour at every stage, and how our choices affect our communities, our people and our environment is important.
 
Your role:

We are currently recruiting talented Construction Management undergraduates who are seeking a Summer Placement to start in July 2019.
 
You’ll be assigned responsibility for a project section or work package, where you’ll manage on-site health and safety and quality, and the establishment and use of environmental restrictions. The role will include liaising with third parties such as councils and utilities, managing subcontractors, and reporting on the project’s progress.

What you need to qualify:
  • We look for those who embody our company ethos
  • Work effectively within a team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work proactively with a keen interest in devolving their careers within the Built Environment
  • Live the Kier values, collaborative, forward thinking and enthusiastic
  • Academically you’ll on course to achieve a 2.1 or above on a Construction related programme and accredited by a professional body
 
What you’ll receive and achieve: 
  • A social atmosphere where you’ll build relationships throughout the business
  • Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts
  • Become part of some of the UK’s most high-profile projects
  • A commitment to support a reasonable work life balance
  • Responsibility for your own achievements, taking control of project elements
  • Potential progression into the business to secure your future career with us as a Graduate if you perform like a star 

What next:

We are excited to receive your application so please review our roles and apply online as soon as possible.  Our recruiters take the time and effort to read through each application thoroughly and appreciate your interest in our opportunities.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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