BT Civils Engineer - Gang Lead - YEOVIL in GBR, United States

PLEASE NOTE: Base salary is £24,066 with an opportunity to earn an extra 10% in bonus . There is also a £1000 Civils Allowance paid which means a total remuneration package of £27,472

We are looking for experienced and qualified civil engineering gang members to join our brand new Openreach Civil Engineering organisation across Yeovil.

The actual locations for the roles will be dependent on final decisions regarding our depot locations and unfortunately that may mean we don't have an actual live vacancy in your location right now; however, you will hear from us when we do. We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to update everyone personally on their application.

We will do our best to match you to a suitable role as soon as one becomes available.***

Key purpose of role

The gang lead role involves small civil engineering work in the highway including excavation, backfill, cold-lay reinstatement, frame and cover renewal, and traffic management set-up.

The leader of a 2 man excavation team is to be site person in charge when undertaking all excavation, backfill, and reinstatement work.

This will include leadership of a safe site set-up and risk assessment of the operational site, the supervision & safe operation of any required tools, plant and fleet to carry out the excavation/installation/repair, reinstatement task. As the lead member of the gang you will be the focal point for all BT internal liaison and also with members of the public and authorities

We also offer a generous benefit package on top of our salary:

  • 10% additional bonus for on target performance

  • 37.5 hours work week - time worked beyond this would attract overtime payment

  • 22 days Annual Leave (excluding Bank Holiday) – going up with years’ service

  • Sick pay

  • Personal Accident Insurance

  • Employee Products – free broadband or Infinity. Heavily discounted mobile, TV and BT sport offers.

  • Pension saving – Generous company match

  • Opportunity to participate in BT Sharesave schemes

  • Training is paid for by BT

  • Streetworks fines are not passed onto the employee

  • All tools, plant, clothing and PPE are provided by BT


  • Experience of excavation activity working in the utility sector

  • NRSWA Units 1-10 for Excavation/Reinstatement (note: not essential)

  • Full Driving License, with ability to drive up to 7.5t drop-side vehicle( towing C 1E type licence)

  • Gang leadership skills and Strong Communication

  • Interpersonal / Customer Skills

  • Physically able to excavate , and assist in safely moving plant/kit

  • Normal Colour Vision

  • Numeracy and literacy skills

  • Experience of either hot or cold lay reinstatement activity



Job: Engineering

Title: Civils Engineer - Gang Lead - YEOVIL

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR

Requisition ID: 58054