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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Senior Quantity Surveyor - North

Location: Newcastle

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: Newcastle

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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Senior Software Developer

Location: Portsmouth

Department: Support Services

This brand new role within our IT team is a really exciting opportunity as Colas bring their software solutions in-house for the first time. You will lead projects for the development of software solutions, guiding & mentoring a small, dynamic team.

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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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Category Manager

Location: Birmingham

Department: Commercial

We are looking for an experienced Category Manager to develop and implement effective procurement & strategic category management solutions to support both major strategic bidding opportunities and operational businesses to maximise benefit to Colas.

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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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Plant and Equipment Manager

Location: Birmingham

Department: Industrial

You will safely and effectively manage the procurement, operation and maintenance of Colas' plant and equipment assets for the UK and international contracts, providing expert knowledge and developing a strategic approach in line with business requirements.

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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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ITS Workshop Test and Repair Engineer

Location: Nationwide

Department: Asset Management

We currently have a great opportunity at our West Hallam office for an experienced electrical engineer to join us. You will have responsibility for the testing and repairing Colas variable message signs, AMIs and roadside controllers.

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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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SHEQ Advisor

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

Due to the upturn in work in our Leeds depot, we are currently recruiting for an SHEQ Advisor. The SHEQ team, providing a support and advisory service to the management and employees of Colas Ltd on all SHEQ matters.

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Project Manager

Location: Warrington

Department: Contracting

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

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Administrator

Location: Leeds

Department: Contracting

Due to the continued success of our Northern region, we are currently looking for an Office Administrator. The Administrator will undertake all aspects of administration works, supporting office functions for a busy highways civil engineering team, assisting with efficient delivery of all secured contracts whilst ensuring compliance with all Quality procedures and safe working practices.

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Tipper Driver

Location: Cornwall

Department: Industrial

The foremost job of the successful candidate is to ensure vehicle checks are completed before preparing the lorry for deliveries and load with relevant materials.

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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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Data Analyst (6 Month FTC)

Location: Birmingham

Department: Support Services

In this role you will manage the full 360 supplier review programme and be involved in supplier evaluations, production of management repo and supporting the Category Managers in all reporting on supplier performance and spend.

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