2021 Civil Engineer Degree Apprentice - Highways

Kier Group · Competitive · Ipswich

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Are you looking to kick-start your career in a professional environment? 

Joining the team at Kier Highways could be the opportunity that you have been searching for. We’re the number one highways maintenance provider in the UK as a major supplier to Highways England. We deliver a wide range of road, bridge and tunnel schemes and provide regular, routine maintenance across the country. You’ll be part of a group that can make a real difference to the UK. 

We currently have an opportunity available in Suffolk for two aspiring Civil Engineers to join our Kier Highways business. You’ll become part of a team that is responsible for vital roads, bridges and tunnels used every day by thousands of people in the local community. You’ll be making a difference to people’s lives on work that really matters.  

Not only will we provide you with practical learning, we’ll also support your development and enrol you on our fully funded degree apprentice programme – meaning by the end of the course you’ll receive a degree without any of the costs! You’ll attend four block weeks at university per year and then spend the rest of the year gaining practical experience with our industry leading teams. 


In return we will provide you with an industry leading benefits package, including: 

  • 26 days annual leave including bank holidays – With the opportunity to buy or sell holiday. 
  • Access to Kier rewards, where you’ll find exclusive discounts to some of your favourite high-street shops. 
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to benefit your own lifestyle. 

 It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. 

We are excited to receive your application so please apply as soon as possible. Due to the high volume of applications we receive for our vacancies we may close this role earlier than the stated closing date.  

So, what are you waiting for? Make the journey. Leave a legacy. 

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