HGV Grab Driver

210285 Requisition #

Job Title:  HGV Grab Driver
Salary: Up to £12.82 per hour depending on your experience
Location:  Cheltenham
Business Area: Utilities – Telecoms 

Contract: Permanent, Full Time


From Telecomms to Power, from Lands’ End to John O’Groats. 


It’s taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK’s Top 3 utility providers. It’s taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year. 

About the Role  

In this exciting role you will be involved in building an FTTH network in/on existing infrastructure, replacing/ erecting poling, dressing poles and the fitting of overhead fibre. You will also document all completed works and measures on your tablet, as well as checking and testing all completed works for quality assurance.

What we need from you:
  • Poling and Civils experience within the telecoms industry.
  • Willing and able to travel around the stated area.
  • Full Driver’s License (each crew will require a minimum of one CE licence to drive a poling wagon)
  • Hold valid minimum NRSWA street works operative unit 2
  • Hold or have held Openreach overhead and cabling accreditation modules, including K8, N27, N28, A8, O02, O03, O04, O05, O07, O01, O06, A12, A14.
  • Confident with working at heights
What you can expect from us:

You can expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:  

  • Free Life Assurance  
  • Access to our valuable pension scheme - Kier Retirement Savings Plan  
  • Generous annual leave allowance 
  • Options to participate in Cycle2Work and Payroll Giving schemes  
  • Two employee Share Scheme options  
  • Employee Assistance Programme  
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers  
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing  


Pre-employment checks  

It’s worth remembering that if you are successful, we’ll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.  Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant’s criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. 

Make the journey. Leave a legacy. 

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. 

Kier is an inclusive employer. 

Closing Date: 23/03/2021

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


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