GRAHAM has appointed Rob Cook as its new highways framework director as its civil engineering division continues to secure contracts across the UK.
The family-run firm said Mr Cook will be responsible for continuing its strong start to 2017 – which includes a significant collaborative delivery framework (CDF) contract on the A47 between Peterborough and Great Yarmouth – and preparing CDF bids.
Mr Cook has 18 years’ experience in the industry. His career until now includes working for various civil engineering firms across the country. Having worked closely with Highways England in previous roles various roles, he will aim to build on his good relationship with the Government-owned company.
He said: ‘I am delighted to have joined GRAHAM, a business that has maintained its traditional skills and values over many years. Coming from my own family’s construction firm, GRAHAM’s ethos matches my own values – forging strong relationships with our customers and completing projects to the highest standards.
‘We will continue to integrate ourselves into every project, going the extra mile for our customers and working closely with communities in an open and honest manner during all of the work we complete.
‘It is through this integrated approach that we continue to see our customers coming back to us again and again – further strengthening our relationships and creating strong partnerships.’
Mr Cook has worked on projects across the UK, including civil engineering works completed for the London 2012 Olympics, as well as significant contracts along the River Thames and for Westminster Abbey. He has also worked on various highways, waste water and water infrastructure projects, as well as bridge maintenance and concrete works.
GRAHAM said it is recruiting across the country as its civil engineering division continues to grow substantially.