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

By submitting a speculative application to us you are giving consent for Colas Ltd to keep your CV on file for up to 6 months, after which time, it will be removed from our database in line with our GDPR policy. If you wish for your details to be removed sooner than 6 months, please make a request to careers@colas.co.uk. Your CV will be securely held by the recruitment team who will contact you as soon as there is a suitable vacancy available.

 

Estimator

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

We are looking for an experienced estimator to work closely with the Commercial Manager, the Commercial Analyst and other members of the team in the preparation of tenders and aid in the continuous improvement of the estimating service.

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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 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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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

Location: Rowfant

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Rowfant, 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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Surface Dressing Operative

Location: Birmingham

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Birmingham, 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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Surface Dressing Operative

Location: Grantham

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Grantham, 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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Surface Dressing Operative

Location: Newcastle

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Newcastle, 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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Surface Dressing Operative

Location: Gatwick

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Gatwick, 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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Surface Dressing Operative

Location: Portsmouth

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Portsmouth, 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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Surface Dressing Operative

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Warrington, 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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Surface Dressing Operative

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

We are seeking an Operative to work within our machine applied team at Leeds, 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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2 X Vehicle Technicians (Large Vehicles)

Location: Ringmer

Department: Asset Management

We currently have two new opportunities available with our Mechanical Services garage in Ringmer, where we operate a large-scale vehicle repair shop to carry out body-spraying, electrical diagnostics, electrical and mechanical repairs and MOT testing.

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ITS Engineer (UK Travel Required)

Location: Gatwick

Department: Asset Management

We have an opportunity available within our innovative Integrated Transport Systems (ITS) team, which specialises in the use of smart technology and systems for traffic signalling and monitoring, enforcement cameras, variable message signs and street lighting.

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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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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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Senior Quantity Surveyor - North

Location: Leeds

Department: Commercial

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will effectively support projects through the provision of commercial activities in the pre and post tender phases of projects. To provide accurate and timely reports, monitor contracts and report against financial targets.

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Quantity Surveyor - North

Location: Leeds

Department: Commercial

Due to the increased workload within our Northern Operational team, we are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor in Newcastle to carry out quantity surveying duties for all contract work, this is a wide a varied role, sometimes based on our sites.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

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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Business Development Manager

Location: Nationwide

Department: Industrial

We currently have an opportunity available within our South region for an experienced Business Development Manager to join the team. You will be promoting Colas’ offering to term maintenance contractors and local authorities within the south region.

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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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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Rowfant

Department: Asset Management

This role will provide commercial support on our M4 Traffic Management project based initially near the Reading area. You will effectively support a number of projects through the provision of commercial activities in the pre and post tender phases.

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Senior Bid Writer

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

This new role seeks a talented Senior Bid Writer to join us supporting our contracting team on high profile projects such as airfields, highways, marine and traffic management with well-structured responses to client requirements and agreed company solutions.

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Project Planner

Location: Birmingham

Department: UK Projects

We are looking for a Project Planner for our UK Projects team. Accountable to the Senior Project Manager you will plan, monitor and control the scope, schedule, resource & cost on assigned projects, using SAP for cost reporting and Earned Value Analysis.

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Operations Manager - Leeds

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

Colas highways contracting north has an extensive portfolio of capability and experience, we are looking for a Project Manager to manage key project deliverables incl. client expectations, supporting contract commitments, ensuring quality & safety compliance

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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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Administrator

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

We are currently looking for an Office Administrator to undertake all aspects of administration works, supporting office functions for a busy highways civil engineering team, assisting with efficient delivery of contracts and compliance with H&S and quality.

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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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HR and L&D Administrator

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

You will provide the full range of administrative duties for internal customers within areas of responsibility and to assist the HR Business Partners and L&D Management in achieving the implementation of all HR policies and procedures.

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Recruitment Administrator Apprentice

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

You will provide the full range of administrative duties to support the internal recruitment team across all 3 regions, gaining the chance to learn about in-house recruitment within an HR department.

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Bid Writer (Civil Engineering)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Asset Management

We currently have an opportunity available within our asset management area of the company which specialise in providing a range of road and highway maintenance services on a contractual basis for Highways England and Local Authorities.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Portsmouth

Department: Asset Management

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to provide commercial support to a range of highways maintenance contracts in and around the Portsmouth area.

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Apprentice Lab Technician

Location: Cornwall

Department: Early Careers

Colas’ Carnsew Quarry produces and processes granite for the production of Asphalt and bitumen based products which Colas supplies to customers in the area. We test our products on site in our Lab to ensure the highest standards of quality and safety.

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Plant and Transport Manager

Location: Grantham

Department: Industrial

The role of the Plant and Transport Manager is to effectively support Colas Operations to ensure that the Colas fleet and depot operations are delivered within a safe working environment, being fully compliant with all relevant legislation.

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Site Agent - Civil

Location: Newcastle

Department: Contracting

Our Newcastle Highways Contracting 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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SHEQ Advisor

Location: Birmingham

Department: Support Services

As a member of the SHEQ team, providing a support and advisory service to the management and employees of Colas Ltd on SHEQ matters in accordance with the dictates of legislation, company and group policy to improve overall SHEQ performance.

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Payroll Supervisor (6-12 Month FTC)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

We currently have a 6-12 month contract opportunity available at our head office for an experienced Payroll Supervisor to join the team. This role is key to ensuring accurate and timely payment to all Colas staff and ensuring smooth processing of starters...

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Warehouse Supervisor

Location: Gatwick

Department: Asset Management

We have an opportunity available within our innovative Integrated Transport Systems (ITS) team, which specialises in the use of smart technology and systems for traffic signalling and monitoring, enforcement cameras, variable message signs and street lighting.

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Stakeholder Liaison Officer (18 Month FTC)

Location: Newcastle

Department: Contracting

Colas will be undertaking Infrastructure Improvement Works for Durham University, commencing November 2019 until April 2021. This role will lead in communicating activities with all stakeholders, upholding the reputation of Colas & the University at all times.

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Senior Administrator

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

In this role you will be responsible for managing a team of administrators who support the Manchester office with a wide variety of administration, data management and payroll tasks. This role is based on site on Mancunian Way.

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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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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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Sales Engineer (Construction)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Industrial

We currently have an opportunity available within our Products division for an experienced Sales Engineer to cover the east and south east of England.

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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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ICT Support Technician (6 Month FTC)

Location: Rowfant

Department: Support Services

We currently have a 6-month contract opportunity available at our head office for an experienced ICT Technician to join the team. This role is to maintain and support all PC based ICT systems at Colas Ltd locations. In this role, you will be responsible for:

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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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Apprentice Administrator - Leeds

Location: Leeds

Department: Support Services

Due to continued success in our Northern region, we have an Apprentice Administrator opportunity at our depot in Leeds. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to get hands on training working in the Civil Engineering sector for a reputable contractor.

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Site Agent - Grantham

Location: Grantham

Department: Contracting

The role of the Site Agent is to effectively plan, supervise and manage control crews and sub-contractors undertaking both carriageways and footways across all processes in order to achieve or better productivity and cost levels.

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Training Administrator (Apprentice)

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 Coordinator

Location: Rowfant

Department: UK Projects

In this role you will provide support to the Pre-Construction team to facilitate the successful bidding of tenders in UK Projects.

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In-House Resourcer - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Department: Support Services

The In-house Resourcer will work closely with the regional team and managers up to director level, assisting in the delivery of the people strategy through sourcing relevant skills to meet strategic objectives and building good relationships.

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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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