apprentices

56,000 construction professionals needed by 2020

01/12/2016

More than 50,000 construction professionals, including 15,000 in the roads sector, are needed to deliver key infrastructure projects.  

Apprentices secure jobs at FM Conway

25/11/2016

A number of apprentices at FM Conway have graduated from the apprenticeship programme and will now work for the company.

Apprentices helping to build Newton Bypass

16/11/2016

Welsh Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates has met with eight of the apprentices that are helping to ensure the Newtown bypass is completed on time.

SWH Group apprentices gain practical experience

09/08/2016

Exeter-based SWH Group has teamed up with the local arm of Aggregate Industries to provide practical training exercises to construction and civil engineering apprentices.

New apprenticeship/skills zone at this year's Highways SIB

27/07/2016

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) will form part of a new apprenticeship/skills zone at this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event.

AECOM: Gender imbalance must be addressed at apprenticeship level

21/06/2016

A significant gender imbalance at apprenticeship level risks undermining the engineering industry’s efforts to build a more diverse workforce, according to integrated infrastructure services firm AECOM.

Apprentice of the year to be recognised at Excellence Awards

17/03/2016

This year’s Highways Magazine Excellence Awards will feature a new Apprentice of the Year category.

Misperceptions the biggest barrier to apprenticeships, say apprentices

17/03/2016

Misperceptions that apprenticeships are an inferior route into industry are the biggest barrier to attracting good candidates, according to a survey of apprentices carried out by global infrastructure services firm AECOM.

Education about apprenticeships is key

16/03/2016

The chair of the government’s transport and infrastructure skills strategy Terry Morgan says more must be done to promote the balance between apprenticeships and the benefits of going to university.

New apprenticeships recruitment drive from Tarmac

15/03/2016

Tarmac has announced the creation of up to 50 new apprenticeships for 2016 to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week which is taking place from 14-18 March.

Colas highlights work of two apprentices during NAW

14/03/2016

Colas is highlighting the work of two apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2016) which is taking place from 14-18 March.

‘Tarmacademy’ plan for Liverpool

08/12/2015

Civil engineers King Construction hope to train 1,000 people over the next five years at a ‘Tarmacademy’ in Liverpool.

Record number of new apprentices taken on by TfL

09/09/2015

Transport for London (TfL) has taken on a record number of apprentices (156) this month (September) as it continues to invest in the next generation of transport professionals.

Government pledge to create thousands of highways apprenticeships

21/08/2015

The government has pledged to create more than 30,000 apprenticeship places across the road and rail industry during the lifetime of this Parliament.

FM Conway to double number of apprentices

23/04/2015

FM Conway has pledged to double the number of apprentices at the company by the end of the next financial year.

Lafarge Tarmac launches apprenticeship recruitment drive

10/03/2015

Lafarge Tarmac will take on 75 new apprentices this year.

Ringway Jacobs hires 1,000th employee

02/10/2014

Ringway Jacobs is celebrating the recruitment of its 1,000th employee – Melanie Houston – who is working on the firm’s Cheshire East Highways contract.

Atkins wants more apprentices

07/03/2014

Atkins is seeking 15 apprentices to work on a range of projects in its highways and transportation business.

Apprentices join Carillion

19/02/2014

Three civil engineering apprentices will work on two major road projects on behalf of Carillion.

Apprentices join Island Roads

19/09/2013

Six Islanders are on the road to a successful career in highways engineering and maintenance after taking up apprenticeships with Island Roads.

Highways jobs

Senior Structures Engineer

Kent County Council
£33,678 per annum
We are looking to recruit a Senior Structures Engineer to provide engineering support for maintenance of highway structures, liaising and... Kent
Recruiter: Kent County Council

Contracts and Strategy Manager

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£42684 - £45585 per annum
The Directorate of Communities & Environment prides itself on the service it provides to the residents of Royal Greenwich. We are looking to recruit s England, London, Greenwich
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Regeneration Delivery Manager - Heritage Action Zone

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£42684 - £45585 per annum
(Fixed Term Opportunity until March 2024)Woolwich town is undergoing a period of intensive regeneration with huge investment in new housing, transport England, London, Woolwich
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Senior Local Engineer

Birmingham City Council
£27,741 - £34,728
The Senior Local Engineer role is to provide technical service at senior level to Local Engineering teams Birmingham, West Midlands
Recruiter: Birmingham City Council

Traffic & Transportation Engineer

Conwy County Borough Council
£41,881 - £44,863 per annum
You should have a degree or diploma in civil engineering or other relevant discipline, and extensive experience in... North Wales
Recruiter: Conwy County Borough Council

Principal Development Co-ordinator

Gloucestershire County Council
£33,799.00 - £38,813.00 + 12% MRS
Leading on the review of Major Development Proposals. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Recruiter: Gloucestershire County Council

Highways Development Management (HDM) Manager

Gloucestershire County Council
£53,445.00 - £58,008.00 + MRS
To oversee all aspects of Highways Development Management from pre application discussions to road adoption. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Recruiter: Gloucestershire County Council

Principal Development Engineer

Gloucestershire County Council
£33,799.00 - £38,813.00 + 12% MRS
You will be responsible for undertaking design audit of third party developer works under Section 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Recruiter: Gloucestershire County Council

Director of Environment

Southwark London Borough Council
Up to £136,000
A fairer future for all A fairer future for all Southwark, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Southwark London Borough Council

Director of Public Health

Southwark London Borough Council
Up to £136,000
A fairer future for all Southwark, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Southwark London Borough Council

Parks Development Officer

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£26,999 - £29,636 per annum
You will work with community groups, organisations, ward members, residents and colleagues in order to... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Head of Infrastructure & Facilities

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
circa 100k
We are seeking a Head of Infrastructure & Facilities to lead the strategic management of the service in a unique and exciting opportunity for a... Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
Recruiter: East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Senior Professional and Technical Officer – Project Manager

Bristol City Council
£32,910 - £34,728
We are seeking to appoint a Project Manager, to work in the Transport Service, to help support the delivery of the above plans. Bristol
Recruiter: Bristol City Council

Skilled Road Worker (TRR)

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£26,025 - £31,536 depending on knowledge, skills and experience
Do you want to be part of a supportive team and use an innovative method of working on the highway? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Executive Officer

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£26,025 - £34,479 depending on skills
Are you looking for an opportunity within a friendly and supporting team? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Assistant Director of Transport & Sustainability

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£93,098 - £102,841
This dynamic role will see you provide strategic leadership to our transport strategy Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Highways Customer Communications Officer

North Yorkshire County Council
£27,741 to £30,451
We are looking for a strong communicator to join our Highways Team in Boroughbridge.   Boroughbridge, York
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Street Cleaning Operative / Driver

Barnet London Borough Council
Competitive Salary
We are looking for hard working, motivated, reliable people to join our team. Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Senior Network Support Engineer

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
£36,600 - £49,600 per annum
We are looking for an experienced Senior Networks Support Engineer to provide up to date... Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Director of Environment & Street Scene

Lambeth Council
£108,254 pa up to £122,045 pa.
Working with the community, you’ll ensure a safe, clean and sustainable environment for all Lambeth, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Lambeth Council

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