General Operative Apprentice

General Operative Apprentice Norwich, England

Kier Group
Full Time Norwich, England 34860 - 39705 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We’re looking for a General Operative Apprentice to join our Kier Utilities team in Norwich. Within this role, you can enjoy flexible working, gaining a recognised qualification, work on exciting projects and even more.

Location: Norwich (Waterworks Road)

Contract: Permanent, full-time


As a General Operative Apprentice, you’ll be working within the Kier Utilities team, supporting them in recycling our water and returning it to the mains supply for drinking.

Your day to day will include:

  • Working on schemes including mains laying and repairs, pressure management, and district metering
  • Operating the health, safety, and welfare systems
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with key stakeholders

Alongside your role, you will also study for a Level 2 Water Network Operative qualification with support from our experienced teams – giving you the practical skills and expertise to excel in your career.

What are we looking for?

This role of General Operative Apprentice is great for you if:

  • You can work collaboratively within a team and communicate effectively
  • Have a willingness to learn, self-motivated and organised
  • Hold a full driving licence

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 [email protected] to discuss and arrange these.

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
  • A competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave.
  • 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family
  • A huge range of deals and discounts at many your favourite brands
  • A fantastic matched pension scheme

And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website.

Who is Kier?

As a leading UK infrastructure services, construction and property group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We take pride in bringing specialist knowledge, sector leading experience and fresh thinking to all that we do.

We are collaborative, trusted and focused, and we will empower you to achieve your career goals, and listen to your thoughts, ideas and challenges.

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.

Closing Date: 28 February 2023

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


General Operative Apprentice
Kier Group
London, United Kingdom
Andrew Davies
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
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