Vacancies

Our latest vacancies

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.

If you are interested in working with us please see a list of our current vacancies below.

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Site Agent

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. Colas Ltd's Airports and Infrastructure Projects (AIP) contracting division are currently looking to recruit a Site Agent. The AIP division draws from the experience and resources of the International Colas Group, one of the largest civil and military airfield contracting organisations in the world, to provide a service second to none in this specialist sector.

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

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Head of International Business

Location: Anywhere in the UK, with international travel. Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a Gold ‘Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. We currently have a brand new position available as part of our strategic management team as a Head of International Business. You will be responsible for managing all procedures, controls and business for contracts within your work-stream as well as developing international business in line with corporate strategy.

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

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Estimator

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. To work closely with the Commercial Manager, the Commercial Analyst and other members of the team in the preparation of tenders.

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. Provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by taking the commercial lead in a geographical focused team. The provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.

Location: Hull

Department: UK Projects

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

This position is working for our joint venture; Midland Metro Alliance. The finance and commercial team provide the commercial and finance functions to support the Midland Metro Alliance. This includes finance, commercial, contract/legal matters and budget control and reporting. They are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Lead for their Westside tram extension.

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

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Estimating Quantity Surveyor

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. We are seeking an Estimating Quantity Surveyor to join our UK Projects Team, an area of the business that specialise in major projects here in the UK and internationally. Colas Ltd is leading innovation within the highways industry providing full project management from design and concept through to construction and maintenance. As a company, we deliver high profile projects within the infrastructure industry such as airfields, highways, and marine.

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

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Apprentice Laboratory Technician

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. To be involved with Safety Procedures in the laboratory. Undertake technical service work in the laboratory on various Colas products, and to assist with site work and visits as required. Help in maintaining the laboratory facilities in good order. Maintain all laboratory records for work undertaken. Aid with quality procedures and other projects as required. Assist in testing and equipment calibrations in accordance with the relevant standards and/or procedures. (These tests/procedures should only be performed when competency has been successfully assessed). Provide support with the evaluation of the results of tests and calibrations as required, including reporting opinions and interpretations. Undertake training (internal/external) as required.

Location: Rowfant

Department: Industrial

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Communications Officer

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. We currently have an exciting new opportunity available within our marketing team at our Head Office in Crawley. This is a chance for an experienced and highly creative person to take on a role with the scope to develop a new public relations and communications strategy from scratch, in line with the business strategy.

Location: Rowfant

Department: Marketing

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Surfacing Quantity Surveyor

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. The Surfacing team provide a full contracting service for surface treatments and surfacing solutions. We deliver highly durable, quality surfacing and operate an in-house laboratory ensuring compliance and consistency. Our solutions include conventional products as well as numerous proprietary systems along with our specialist treatments.

Location: Newcastle

Department: Contracting

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International Business Development Manager

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a Gold ‘Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. We currently have a brand new position available as an International Business Development Manager within Colas’ major projects division. This is a key role within the business, which will directly impact the growth and success of Colas Ltd; you will be responsible for identifying, developing and winning profitable contracting opportunities within the defined international roads and airports sectors.

Location: South Africa

Department: UK Projects

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Sales Engineer (Home based, South East)

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. We currently have an opportunity available within our Products division for an experienced Sales Engineer to cover the east and south east of England. Our products business area is a key innovator in the industry for the production and supply of high quality, bitumen based highways maintenance and repair products. We are always working on new products, which we test at our laboratory at our head office to ensure consistency of quality and health and safety standards.

Location: Rowfant

Department: Industrial

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Site Agent

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. Colas Highways Contracting Midlands holds an extensive portfolio of capability and experience delivering all highways civil engineering requirements, focussed on a true “fence to fence” highways solution. Our diverse range of services include public realm improvements, junction improvements, car parks including park and ride facilities, footways, cycleways and other infrastructure for non-motorised users, carriageway construction and surfacing, drainage improvements, signalisation, road lining & Carriageway studs and more.

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

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Transport Coordinator

About Colas Ltd Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. We currently have an opportunity available within our Products division as a Transport Coordinator based at our Carnsew Quarry in Penryn, Cornwall. The quarry is sited within the Carnmenellis Granite Intrusion producing high quality coarse-grained silver-grey granite, in a full range of products to meet demand in all sectors of the construction industry.

Location: Cornwall

Department: UK Projects

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Project Manager

About Colas Ltd Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential. Colas Highways Contracting Yorkshire holds an extensive portfolio of capability and experience delivering all highways civil engineering requirements, focussed on a true “fence to fence” highways solution. Our diverse range of services include public realm improvements, junction improvements, car parks including park and ride facilities, footways, cycleways and other infrastructure for non-motorised users, carriageway construction and surfacing, drainage improvements, signalisation, road lining & Carriageway studs and more.

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

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