Careers

Be part of our winning team

We are a market leader, well-established, innovative and progressive. Colas has a global reputation as a safe pair of hands for complex, major and strategic projects.

Our experience is broad, strategic and includes road, rail, airports and more.

We are part of a broader global network which gives us world-class resources in every aspect of investment, design and construction. Our strategic vision is well-established and has sustainability and safety at its heart.

People are vital to our success. Our employees make us different, and set us apart from our competitors. We want to attract, retain and develop visionary, talented and passionate individuals. Our people are central to everything we do.

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locations across the UK

Why us?

Do you want to work for a company that achieves success and delivers continuous improvement? Do you want to feel that you’re contributing to society and the environment? Do you have vision and dedication? Is innovation important to you? Above all, do you want to work for a company that prioritises your personal development and gives you unlimited opportunities and rewards?

We are an equal opportunities employer and employ over 1490 people from over 20 locations.

When you join Colas, you join a global family. As well as being involved in some of the most large-scale strategic projects in the UK, there are opportunities to work internationally, as well as with our sister companies in the UK and the companies we invest in.

Featured vacancies

Traffic Management Designer

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

Due to the increased workflow of our North West contracting division, we are currently looking to recruit a Traffic Management Designer. The TM Designer will support the Traffic Manager and his team, providing design capability and technical advice/direction to the traffic management teams. Ensuring the safe and efficient running of the contracts reflecting the image of the company, by producing the best solutions every time for the contract, client and traveling public.

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Site Agent - North West

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

Our North regional team are looking to recruit a site agent to efficiently deliver projects to the highest possible health, safety and environmental standards.

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Commercial Manager - North

Location: Leeds

Department: Commercial

The role will deliver an effective commercial function through strong leadership and management of the commercial team. Developing long-term relationships with the senior team and as required in client, supply chain and other partner organisations.

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Supervisor - North West

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

Our Norther Operations team are currently recruiting for a Civil Supervisor. The Supervisor will be responsible for the Safe & Efficient delivery of all secured works ensuring management of key client expectations and ongoing liaison of all works. Ensuring t

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Manufacturer - Warrington

Location: Warrington

Department: Industrial

We are looking to recruit a Manufacturer to join our Production team based in Warrington.

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Apprentice Accounts / Business Administrator

Location: Grantham

Department: Support Services

Colas Central operations are recruiting for an Apprentice Business Administrator to provide administrative support to the operations function and Accounts department within the Processes business unit.

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Apprenticeships

We offer a large variety of apprenticeships nationally from NVQs to degrees to everyone. Our apprentices receive on-going training and development from the start and receive nationally recognised qualifications. We are proud to be a member of The 5% Club, which is a dynamic movement of employer-members working to create a shared prosperity across the UK by driving ‘earn and learn’ skills training opportunities and delighted that currently around 10% of our workforce are apprentices.

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Graduate Training Scheme

Our graduate scheme will give you professional qualifications, applicable skills and a structure to your career. The rewards are endless, and our culture and values will provide you with the right opportunities to take your career as far as you want.

Diversity & Inclusion

Our work affects the whole of British society, from rural to urban, across the whole country. The diversity of the communities we serve is immense, so it is vital for us to be committed to incorporating diversity and inclusion into our everyday business.

Our Disability Confident accreditation recognises the proactive steps we are taking at Colas to ensure that people with disabilities and long term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential.