2021 Highways Maintenance Operative Apprentice

Kier Group · Competitive · Northampton

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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 are currently searching for multiple Highways Maintenance Operative Apprentices in the Northamptonshire region. You’ll be working across several depots providing routine maintenance and ensuring the continued operation of roads, tunnels and bridges in the area. As well as this you can expect to get involved with activities including kerbing, concrete work and laying asphalt.

By the end of the apprenticeship you’ll receive a Level 2 Highways Maintenance Skilled operative qualification – a nationally recognised qualification to kick-start your career in the Highways industry.


Due to the nature of the role we do require you to hold a full UK driving license.

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

  • 21 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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