Industrial Plant Engineer/Technician

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Colas is looking for an Industrial Plant Engineer/Technician with experience in the managing of asphalt plant, crushing plant, emulsion plant and bitumen facilities. This is a full-time and permanent role based in the Birmingham area.

Main Responsibility

The position holder will be responsible for ensuring the Maintenance and CAPEX budget for industry plants in coordination with the industry managers/directors. This person will also ensure and manage the maintenance programme in coordination with the industry sites and visit the industrial plants as well as lead the action plan with the on-site teams. Additionally, this person will organise and follow the commission of industrial plants in case of new projects as well as ensure the safe and efficient running of Industrial plants.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a combination of the following:

  • Road industries knowledge 

  • Able to compile reports. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Good interpersonal and people management skills working in team or stand alone situations. 

  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office/Word/Excel/Outlook. 

  • Full clean driving licence. 

Package Description

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. 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 is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

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