Colas UK Projects delivers major transport infrastructure solutions in the UK, Ireland and internationally. Our huge global expertise alongside the strength of our UK in-house specialist teams, local manufacturing and 96-year knowledge base and experience, brings a unique mix of local specialists and global resources to projects. Due to growth in the department, we are recruiting for a Senior Site Engineer to join the site team in Swindon acting as the main technical adviser on site for Colas.
Package DescriptionAs 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
Main ResponsibilitiesAs Senior Site Engineer you will ensure that above and below ground level the project is undertaken in accordance with the customer's requirements for safety, quality, level and dimension. You will understand and interpret the drawings and specifications and provide engineering expertise and support to the project team whilst Monitoring works in progress. You will be checking the setting out of sub-contractors as required and provide information to enable the commercial team to review and interrogate sub-contractor analysis.
The Ideal CandidateThe perfect candidate will hold the relevant Construction qualifications and have experience working on Civil Engineering / Major 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 major 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
About The CompanyColas 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