Senior Engineer

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

Job Introduction

Colas Highways Contracting North 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, cycle ways and other infrastructure for non-motorised users, carriageway construction and surfacing, drainage improvements, signalisation, road lining & Carriageway studs and more.

Due to recent contract award our North West region, are currently looking to recruit a Senior Site Engineer. 

Main Responsibility

The Senior Site Engineer will ensure exceptional engineering control and quality control are maintained throughout, being responsible for the day to day technical and engineering management on the project to ensure the Employers Requirements are met. Reporting to the Project Manager/Site Manager on all technical and engineering matters, ensuring the control is established from the outset and always available in advance of programme demands. Supporting the Project Manager/Site Agent in all other project management activity, include Health, Safety and Welfare Management

The Ideal Candidate

The perfect candidate will hold the relevant Construction qualifications and have experience working on Civil Engineering / Highways schemes. You will be proficient with setting techniques and equipment, with previous experience of NEC & ICE contracting standards and have the ability to deliver projects possessing the organisational skills to meet demanding deadlines. It is important that you have excellent organisational, planning and time management skills and are able to manage multiple projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.

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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