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. If you would like to apply please click 'view details'.

No current vacancy that you would like to apply for? Please email your cv to specapps@colas.co.uk

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Estimator - Leeds

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

We currently have an opportunity available within our North Regional Operations for an Estimator.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Hull

Department: UK Projects

This role will aid the delivery of contracted work by taking the commercial lead in a geographical focused team. You will provide accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the management team.

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Surfacing Quantity Surveyor

Location: Newcastle

Department: Contracting

We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor in Newcastle. You will carry out quantity surveying duties for all contract work, as directed by the senior management.

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Site Agent

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

Our Midlands 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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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Yorkshire

Location: Leeds

Department: UK Projects

We are seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to provide commercial support to the project team, maintain commercial information, oversee compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that company and project objectives are achieved.

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Senior Engineer/ Sub Agent

Location: Grimsby

Department: UK Projects

We are looking for a Senior Engineer/Sub Agent, based in Grimsby, to manage the delivery of engineering projects to the clients expectations. The role will generally be working within larger teams or self-efficient smaller projects.

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Surface Dressing Operative - Nationwide

Location: Nationwide

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team, to assist in the laying of road surfaces as required, ensure works are completed on time and within budget and champion health and safety.

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Project Manager

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager for our central operations. You will oversee key project deliverables including the management of client expectations and contract commitments, whilst ensuring compliance with all quality procedures.

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Highways Site Agent

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

Our Northern Highways Contracting team are looking to recruit a site agent with a proven track record in engineering highways, drainage and civil engineering schemes to efficiently deliver projects to the highest health, safety and environmental standards.

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Project Manager

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

Due to the continued success of our Northern Region, we are looking for a Project Manager to manage key project deliverables incl. client expectations, supporting contract commitments and ensuring compliance with quality procedures and safe working practices

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Head of Commercial - UK Projects & International

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Commercial to work in our UK Projects business area. Our contracting teams are leading within the highways industry providing full project management from design and concept through to construction and maintenance. We work on high profile projects within the infrastructure industry such as highway maintenance, marine, surfacing and traffic management.

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Senior Estimator - UK Projects

Location: Birmingham

Department: Estimating

We currently have an opportunity available for a senior estimator to work within our UK Projects division.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to provide commercial support to a range of highway projects in the North West.

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Project Manager - North West

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

The Project Manager will manage key project deliverables including client expectations supporting contract commitments whilst ensuring the compliance with all Quality procedures and safe working practices, undertaking all works to the highest possible standard

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Surfacing Supervisor - Airfields

Location: UK

Department: Contracting

You will effectively manage asphalt surfacing & civil engineering operational personnel for efficient delivery of projects in a professional manner. The role will be asphalt surfacing orientated with occasional supervision of other civil engineering activities

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Site Engineer - Airfields

Location: UK

Department: Contracting

You will effectively manage the engineering and surveying operations on the specified project from mobilisation through to completion and handover of the project to the client to ensure that all engineering tasks are carried out in a professional manner.

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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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Project Manager (Major Highways)

Location: Hull

Department: UK Projects

Due to the continued success of our UK Projects division, we are currently looking to employ a Project Manager with experience of Local Authority term maintenance, fast track motorways and MAC/ ASC contracts to deliver our major projects in the northern region

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Senior Project Manager

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

We are currently recruiting for a senior project manager to work within our UK Projects department. This role will be to manager major projects within the UK up to and in excess of £100million.

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Commercial Manager (Birmingham)

Location: Birmingham

Department: Commercial

The Commercial Manager will deliver an effective commercial function for Colas Limited through strong leadership and management of the commercial team, whilst ensuring compliance with company and corporate governance requirements and procedures.

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Commercial Manager (Crawley)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Asset Management

The Commercial Manager will deliver an effective commercial function for Colas Limited through strong leadership and management of the commercial team, whilst ensuring compliance with company and corporate governance requirements and procedures.

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Bid Writer (Birmingham)

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

We currently have an opportunity available at our Birmingham depot for an experienced Bid Writer to join the team. This area of the company specialise in road, airfields and marine build projects.

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Ground Maintenance Foreman

Location: Portsmouth

Department: Asset Management

Our Maintenance team based in Portsmouth are looking for a Ground Maintenance Foreman who will supervise the day to day running of all Ground's Maintenance Teams. You will ensure that all works are carried out in line with company H&S policies.

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Estimator / QS

Location: Grantham

Department: Contracting

To effectively carry out quantity surveying and estimating duties for National Processes Surface Treatments.

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Site Agent - Home Based

Location: Grantham

Department: Contracting

Colas are looking to recruit a home based Site Agent to cover the North West region for our National Processes Surface Treatments Division.

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Apprentice Administrator (HR and L&D)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

You will provide a range of administrative duties and projects to support the Learning and Development Manager and wider Learning and Development team.

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Bid Manager (Birmingham)

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

As a member of the Commercial and Strategic Bidding Team you will work closely with your team members for the completion and production of strategic submissions.

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Business Manager (Warrington)

Location: Warrington

Department: Industrial

The Business Manager will report in to the Associate Director and will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the products business with P&L accountability for both the manufacturing and commercial aspects.

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Senior Site Agent (Highways)

Location: Portsmouth

Department: Contracting

As a Senior Site Agent, you deliver ongoing contracts and maintenance works, ensuring that they operate within cost, productivity, Quality and Health, Safety and Environment targets

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Quantity Surveyor UKP - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

Due to the increased workload within our UK Projects team, we are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor in our Central Region.

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Project Manager UKP - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

Due to the continued success of our UK Projects division, we are currently looking to employ a Project Manager to deliver our major projects in the Central Region.

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Project Manager

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

Due to the continued success of our Central Region, we are currently looking to employ a Project Manager.

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Sub Agent - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

The Site Agent is responsible for the management of key client expectations whilst ensuring the compliance with all quality procedures and safe working practices

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Bid Writer (Leeds)

Location: Leeds

Department: Commercial

In this role you will be a key member of the bidding team and be responsible for producing well-structured responses to client requirements and agreed company solutions.

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Administrator - UKP

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

Due to the continued success of our UK Projects division, we are currently looking to employ an Admin Assistant to provide administrative support to the senior managers and UKP team members for the UK Projects business unit.

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Senior Project Manager - UKP

Location: Hull

Department: UK Projects

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to work within our UK Projects department. This role will be to manage major projects within the UK up to and in excess of £100million.

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Assistant Accountant

Location: Leeds

Department: Finance

We currently have an opportunity available within our north region accounts team in Leeds to assist our Management Accountants with the production of full accounts for our businesses ready for submission to our consolidation accounts team at our head office.

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Bid Coordinator

Location: Leeds

Department: Commercial

In this role you will provide support to the Pre-Construction team to facilitate the successful bidding of tenders across the business.

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Finance Assistant

Location: Leeds

Department: Support Services

We currently have an opportunity available within our north region accounts team in Leeds to assist our Management Accountants with recording and retrieving financial details to ensure a complete finance service to the whole company.

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HGV Driver

Location: Portsmouth

Department: Contracting

You will drive HGV vehicles and carry out various repairs to the highway as instructed by means of the maestro defect management system and ensure that the works are carried out in a safe manner concerning colleagues and members of the public.

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Depot Coordinator

Location: Birmingham

Department: Industrial

We currently have an opportunity available within our Products division for a Depot Coordinator who will be in customer facing role and taking responsibility for all order processing.

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Vehicle Technician

Location: Ringmer

Department: Asset Management

We are specialists in highways construction and our Mechanical Services business in Ringmer have a range of facilities including a repair workshop, spray shop, bodyworks and fabrication and welding services open to our public sector and local customers.

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Administrator

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

We currently have an opportunity for an Administrator to join our Business Transformation Team. Due to ambitious growth plans, this person will provide administrative support to the department on business transformation and continuous improvement initiatives

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Service Advisor

Location: Ringmer

Department: Asset Management

We are looking for a Service Advisor, who will act as liaison between customers and the service department by communicating with customers regarding vehicle problems and repair timelines, as well as communicating customer concerns to the department.

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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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E-Learning Designer (3-5 month contract)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

In this role you will work on a project for a period of 3 to 5 months to digitalise the employee induction process via an e-learning platform which you will develop with the wider HR and L&D team.

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Planner

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

Colas North or looking to recruit a planner to provide planning management and support to both the pre-contract and contract operations of the business.

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Traffic Management Operatives/Foreman

Location: Speke, Liverpool

Department: Contracting

We currently have several opportunities available within our Contracting team for Traffic Management Operatives/Foreman, to be based near our main site in Speke, Liverpool.

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Welder Fabricator

Location: Ringmer

Department: Asset Management

As a Welder / Fabricator you will be carrying out a diverse range of welding and fabrication projects on vehicles, skips, industrial bins and gantries to name a few

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Site Agent (Highways)

Location: Portsmouth

Department: Contracting

As a Site Agent, you deliver ongoing contracts and maintenance works, ensuring that they operate within cost, productivity, Quality and Health, Safety and Environment targets.

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Plant and Transport Fitter (Mobile)

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

You will be responsible for carrying out planned and emergency (breakdown) maintenance and repairs on various vehicles equipment and plant including road surfacing machines.

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ICT Helpdesk Supervisor (12 Month FTC)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

In this role you will supervise the Helpdesk and 3 ICT Helpdesk Support staff, prioritising and allocating work to all other helpdesk staff.

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Mobile Plant and Transport Fitter

Location: Grantham

Department: Contracting

You will be responsible for carrying out planned and emergency (breakdown) maintenance and repairs on various vehicles equipment and plant including road surfacing machines.

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